Adult Classes

Beginning Ballet

For "true beginners" as well as dancers whose training may be some years past, this class is also appropriate for older teens. A slow moving class with emphasis on alignment, strength, flexibility, and the development of standard ballet vocabulary.


Beginning Ballet Workout      
This non-performance class is for dancers with some prior training who want a moderately-paced, beginning level class.  Build cardio and strength with classical moves.

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet
A classically structured class with barre, adagio, petite allegro and grand allegro combinations.  A working knowledge of classical vocabulary is expected in this fast-paced class.  



Pointe/PrePointe

Placement at the discretion of the Instructor.  Students are expected to enroll concurrently in Intermediate/Advanced Ballet.

Modern
Center technique emphasizes control, flexibility, and plastique.  Compositional exercises challenge students to think creatively about space, pattern, and expression.  Some prior dance training is recommended.

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Jazz
Technical development includes rhythm, flexibility, and increasing skill sets. Emphasis on stylistic versatility, technical precision and expressive performance.



Lyrical
Minimum 2 years of prior ballet training recommended.  Exploration of the lyrical style, with an emphasis on musicality and advanced technique.

Beginning Tap
Basic steps and rhythm, with an emphasis on building flexibility, producing clear sound, and understanding syncopation and rhythmic variation.



Cardio Tap

Appropriate for beginners, as well as those with some tap experience.  Basic tap steps in an active, fitness format. This is a non-performance class.

 

Intermediate/Advanced Tap
Continued skill development, including speed, syncopation, and improvisation.

 

Advanced Tap

A high level, fast-paced class, focused on broadening the performer's skill set and bringing advanced composition to the stage. 

Hip Hop
Open to all levels.  Appropriate for those with little or no prior training, dancers who want to explore a new style, or anyone ready to break it down.

Beginning Flamenco

Learn footwork, arm/upper body motions, hand/finger articulations, and the basics of classical Latin rhythm. This non-performance class is appropriate for those with no prior dance experience as well as dancers interested in learning a new style.

Dance for Athletes

Dance technique designed to enhance skills in sports such as figure skating and gymnastics. Incorporates ballet and other dance styles to increase strength, flexibility, agility, posture, and muscle coordination. This non-performance class is appropriate for ages 9 and up.

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