2019 - 2020 Bay City Location

Location Name Class Days
Tumbling Tots
The Tumbling Tots class introduces your little one to ACRO Dance, which is a combination of acrobatics and dance skills. It is offer to 3 & 4 year olds (must be 3 years old by the first class). In the class, the dancers will be taught skills such as skipping, leaping, forward rolls, headstands, cartwheels, bridges, and much more! The class is encouraged to be a co-education class for boys and girls to learn coordination, rhythm, and body awareness.
Please note: THIS CLASS WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE DANCE RECITAL. We will hold multiple "Visitor's Day" classes at the studio, for visitors to come see what all their little tot has been learning!
Monday
3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Mini Jazzers Company
Mini Jazzers is an invitation only company offered to our younger dancers.
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jazzettes Company
Lynn Bates School of Dance is excited to announce our 3rd year of our newest company, Jazzettes, which is offered to 3rd grade – 5th grade. Each dancer will get the chance to practice one additional day per week, and perform in a couple of dance competitions. Although, Jazzettes is non-audition based company, this opportunity is reaching out to dancers who are excited to take their technique, skill, and performance to the next level!
*Dancer must be enrolled in ballet/tap/jazz grade combination class and ACRO is highly encouraged
Monday
5:45 PM to 7:15 PM
Pre-Pointe' - Intermediate Ballet
This class will focus on intermediate ballet skills such as barre exercises, center floor work, and across the floor combinations. The exercises focus on strengthening the feet and ankles. Dancer's will have the opportunity to dance in pointe' shoes after perfecting certain ballet skills. Teacher verification required to move up to pointe' shoes.
Monday
8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Pointe' - Advance Ballet
Students will utilize previously learned ballet technique while working in pointe shoes. Each class includes barre exercises, center floor work, and across the floor combinations. These exercises focus on strengthening the feet and ankles.
*To enroll in Beginning/Intermediate Pointe dancer must have previously taken Intermediate Ballet
Monday
8:45 PM to 9:30 PM
3 Year Old Ballet & Tap
This class introduces your little one to creative movement, rhythm, and coordination. The tiny dancers will learn basic the fundamentals in ballet and tap.
*Child must be 3 years old and potty trained by the first day of class
Tuesday
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Kindergarten Ballet - Tap - Intro to Jazz
In this class the dancers will expand their knowledge and skills in Ballet and Tap technique. The dancers will also be introduced to Jazz technique, which includes upbeat and sharper movements.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Beginning ACRO
Acro teaches strength, flexibility, and tumbling. Skills include but are not limited to front and back walkovers, handsprings, cartwheels/round offs, handstands, and more. This class is offered to Kindergarten - 2nd Grade.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
1st & 2nd Grade Ballet - Tap - Jazz
In this class the dancers will be challenged in Ballet and Tap, while introduced to Jazz technique. They will learn new skills and combinations while perfecting old ones!
Tuesday
5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Intermediate Jazz
Jazz classes are fun and energetic! They include features such as kicks, leaps, turns, splits, and isolations. Classes include stretch and strengthening exercises, floor work, and across the floor progressions in addition to center floor combinations.
Tuesday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Intermediate Lyrical
Lyrical is a style of dance that uses the emotion and mood of the music to draw movements from the dancers. Students have a warm up focusing on core strength and flexibility. The class includes floor work, progressions, and center combinations.
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Intermediate/Advance Tap
Tap is a style involving rhythm, dynamics, and varying sounds. Tappers will have a graduated warm-up to loosen their ankles and knees for proper execution of skills, across the floor progressions and have center floor work to learn and perfect new skills.
Tuesday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Beginner/Intermediate Hip-Hop
Hip Hop classes combine street dance with funk and jazz. Students will learn the importance of isolations and dynamics to execute funk movements as they work through across the floor combinations and center pieces.
Wednesday
7:45 PM to 8:30 PM
4 Year Old Ballet & Tap
This class introduces your little one to creative movement, rhythm, and coordination. The dancers will learn basic the fundamentals in ballet and tap.
Thursday
3:15 PM to 4:15 PM
3rd & 4th Grade Ballet - Tap - Jazz
The dancers will be taught Ballet, Tap, and Jazz technique in this class.They will be challenged with new skills and combinations while perfecting old ones!
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:30 PM
Intermediate ACRO
Acro teaches strength, flexibility, and tumbling. The intermediate level is offered to 3rd - 5th graders. Skills include but are not limited to front and back walkovers, handsprings, cartwheels/round offs, handstands, and more. (This class is offered to 3rd Grade - 5th Grade)
*Dancers are HIGHLY encouraged to be enrolled in their grade combination class additionally, as it will be helpful when learning recital choreography.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
5th Grade Ballet - Tap - Jazz
The dancers will be taught Ballet, Tap, and Jazz technique in this class.They will be challenged with new skills and combinations.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Advance Jazz
Jazz classes are fun and energetic! They include features such as kicks, leaps, turns, splits, and isolations. Classes include stretch and strengthening exercises, floor work, and across the floor progressions in addition to center floor combinations.
Thursday
7:45 PM to 8:30 PM
Advance Contemporary
Contemporary style is a mix of techniques in Jazz and Ballet. It encourages dancers to be invested emotionally with the music and movement. Moves include turns, leaps, floor work and much more!
Thursday
8:30 PM to 9:15 PM