Fall 2018 Classes

Location Name Class Days
Blue Room
Pre-Ballet B (ages 5-7)
This class is designed to introduce students to a more formal study of classical ballet through age appropriate skill development, creative expression, and music appreciation, while exploring the connection between dance, rhythm, and music.
Monday
4:00 PM to 4:40 PM
Sep 4 to May 31
Blue Room
Ballet IB (ages 8+)
Ballet is the foundation for all dance training. Students will be instructed in barre work, center floor work, and traveling steps in order to develop the essential technique of balance, body control, and muscle memory. Ballet also promotes flexibility and muscular strength while emphasizing correct body placement.
Monday
4:45 PM to 5:40 PM
Sep 4 to May 31
Purple Room
Pre-Ballet A (ages 5-6)
This class is designed to introduce students to a more formal study of classical ballet through age appropriate skill development, creative expression, and music appreciation, while exploring the connection between dance, rhythm, and music.
Monday
4:50 PM to 5:30 PM
Sep 4 to May 31
Blue Room
Ballet IIB
Ballet is the foundation for all dance training. Students will be instructed in barre work, center floor work, and traveling steps in order to develop the essential technique of balance, body control, and muscle memory. Ballet also promotes flexibility and muscular strength while emphasizing correct body placement. Placement required.
Monday
5:45 PM to 6:40 PM
Sep 4 to May 31
Purple Room
Contemporary IA (ages 9+)
Contemporary dance fuses the techniques of ballet, modern, and jazz techniques and allows room for more creativity and personal expression in choreography. This class involves a long center warm-up that includes stretching and strengthening exercises followed by across the floor progressions and a variety of powerful and expressive dance combinations.
Monday
6:20 PM to 7:15 PM
Sep 4 to May 31
Blue Room
Pointe Prep
Pointe prep students will spend time strengthening their muscles in preparation for pointe work. This class may be done in either ballet slippers (for those not yet on pointe) or in pointe shoes (for more advanced students). Simultaneous enrollment in Ballet IIB/III or above is required for entry into this class. Instructor permission/invitation also required.
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:15 PM
Sep 4 to May 31
Blue Room
Jazz II
Jazz is the style of dance often seen on Broadway or television. This class will include stretching, isolations, strengthening exercises, and “across the floor” exercises including turns and leaps followed by more advanced combinations that are usually fast-paced and rhythmically-based. Placement required.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 5:55 PM
Sep 1 to May 31
Blue Room
Ballet IV
Ballet is the foundation for all dance training. Students will be instructed in barre work, center floor work, and traveling steps in order to develop the essential technique of balance, body control, and muscle memory. Ballet also promotes flexibility and muscular strength while emphasizing correct body placement. Ballet classes are 55 minutes in length. Placement required.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:55 PM
Sep 1 to May 31
Purple Room
Modern Dance (ages 12+)
This class teaches students the rudimentary movements that are the foundation to classical modern dance technique. Students will focus on contractions, spirals, floor work, and elemental concepts of space, time, and force. Several different styles of modern dance (ex./ Cunningham, Horton, and Hawkins) will be explored throughout the year, each including a variety of exercises, improvisations, and movement combinations that will allow the dancer to become comfortable moving his/her body in new ways.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:55 PM
Sep 1 to May 31
Blue Room
Ballet V
Ballet is the foundation for all dance training. Students will be instructed in barre work, center floor work, and traveling steps in order to develop the essential technique of balance, body control, and muscle memory. Ballet also promotes flexibility and muscular strength while emphasizing correct body placement. Ballet classes are 55 minutes in length. Placement required.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 7:55 PM
Sep 1 to May 31
Blue Room
Pointe
Pointe work is undertaken when the student has developed a strong foundation of ballet technique, and when the legs and feet are sufficiently developed. Students in this class will spend time strengthening and/or maintaining their muscles in preparation for pointe work. Students interested in Pointe work should be at least 12 years old and have a significant history of ballet training. Simultaneous enrollment in Ballet V is required for entry into this class. Instructor permission required.
Tuesday
8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Sep 1 to May 31
Purple Room
Homeschool Ballet (ages 8+)
Ballet is the foundation for all dance training. Students will be instructed in barre work, center floor work, and traveling steps in order to develop the essential technique of balance, body control, and muscle memory. Ballet also promotes flexibility and muscular strength while emphasizing correct body placement. Our homeschool dance classes offer families quality dance instruction in a family-friendly atmosphere. This class is best suited for beginner/intermediate level students.
Wednesday
10:45 AM to 11:40 AM
Sep 1 to May 31
Purple Room
Homeschool Hip-Hop (ages 8+)
Homeschool Hip-Hop teaches the fundamentals of hip-hop dance in an upbeat and high-energy class. The class will consist of a cardio warm-up, isolations & rhythms, stretching & strengthening exercises, as well as beginner/intermediate level combinations. We take special care to use modest music and movements so that students can experience this powerful dance style in a positive and family-friendly environment.
Wednesday
11:45 AM to 12:25 PM
Sep 1 to May 31
Blue Room
Kingdom Ballerinas [Fall 2018] (ages 3-4)
Learn the foundations of ballet, worship dance, and your royal identity as a child of God! This 40 minute class is designed with our youngest dancers in mind. Dancers ages 3-4 will be introduced to age-appropriate ballet technique, worship dance concepts, and creative expression through movement in addition to weekly devotionals. This class is offered three times a year in 10-week sessions and will have a parent viewing event at the end of the 10th class.
Thursday
3:45 PM to 4:25 PM
Sep 6 to Nov 8
Blue Room
Ballet IA (ages 7+)
Ballet is the foundation for all dance training. Students will be instructed in barre work, center floor work, and traveling steps in order to develop the essential technique of balance, body control, and muscle memory. Ballet also promotes flexibility and muscular strength while emphasizing correct body placement.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:25 PM
Sep 1 to May 31
Purple Room
Girls Hip-Hop (ages 10+)
Through the fundamentals of hip-hop movement, students will enjoy an upbeat and high-energy class. The class will consist of a cardio warm-up, isolations & rhythms, stretching & strengthening exercises, as well as hip-hop combinations in a variety of styles.
Thursday
4:40 PM to 5:20 PM
Sep 1 to May 31
Purple Room
Contemporary IB (ages 12+)
Contemporary dance fuses the techniques of ballet, modern, and jazz techniques and allows room for more creativity and personal expression in choreography. Students will participate in a long center warm-up that includes stretching and strengthening exercises followed by across the floor progressions and a variety of powerful and expressive dance combinations.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:25 PM
Sep 1 to May 31
Blue Room
Ballet Technique (Int/Adv)
Ballet is the foundation for all dance training. Students will be instructed in barre work, center floor work, and traveling steps in order to develop the essential technique of balance, body control, and muscle memory. Ballet also promotes flexibility and muscular strength while emphasizing correct body placement. This class will focus on ballet technique ONLY (no choreography) and is intended to be a second ballet class available to students so that they can accelerate their growth as a dancer.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:25 PM
Sep 1 to May 31
Blue Room
Pointe Prep
Pointe prep students will spend time strengthening their muscles in preparation for pointe work. This class may be done in either ballet slippers (for those not yet on pointe) or in pointe shoes (for more advanced students). Simultaneous enrollment in Ballet III or above is required for entry into this class. Instructor permission/invitation also required.
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Sep 1 to May 31
Purple Room
Creative Movement (ages 3-4)
This class is designed to teach our youngest students to love dance. It focuses on coordination, motor skill development, listening skills, and creative expression. We introduce the concepts of warming up, stretching, and use activities and movements that enhance cognitive and social development. Students learn classroom etiquette and are introduced to the relationship between dance, rhythm, and music. This a 30 minute class for students ages 3-4. Class Requirements: MUST be potty trained
Saturday
9:10 AM to 9:40 AM
Oct 1 to May 31
Purple Room
Ballet/Jazz Combo (ages 5-7)
This class combines the disciplines of ballet and jazz dance techniques, giving the dancer exposure to both genres in a 40 minute class. Students will be introduced to barre work, center floor work, and traveling steps to promote balance, body control, and muscle memory during the ballet portion of the class. The jazz portion will include stretching, isolations, strengthening exercises, and “across the floor” exercises including turns and leaps followed by a combination that is usually fast-paced and rhythmically-based. This is a great class to introduce kids two the two most popular dance techniques.
Saturday
9:45 AM to 10:25 AM
Sep 4 to May 31

Hometown Christmas

Location Name Class Days
Blue Room
Group Ballet Piece
Group ballet piece choreographed and taught by Ms. Olivia for our performance at Hometown Christmas on Thursday 12/6/18 @ 7pm.
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Oct 27 to Dec 6


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