2023-2024 Dance Season 11

Name
Days
Location
Mon. Contemporary 1
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Lake Nona
Mon. Acro 1
In order to register for this class, students must be able to do the following skills:
-Cartwheels on both sides
-Single Arm Cartwheel
-Front and Back Kickovers
-Running Round offs
-Headstands in the center
-Handstands in the center
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lake Nona
Mon. Ballet 1
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lake Nona
Mon. Ballet 2
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lake Nona
Mon. Jazz 2
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lake Nona
Tues. Pre Ballet
Tuesday
3:00 PM to 3:50 PM
Lake Nona
Tues. Pre Acro
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:50 PM
Lake Nona
Tues. Acro Fundamentals
Must be able to do the following skills from our Pre Level Program:
-Forward and Backward Rolls (unassisted)
-Carthweels Right and Left
-Headstand on the wall
-Elbowstand on the wall
-Handstand on the wall
-Full backend series unassisted
-Backbend walks across the floor
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lake Nona
Tues. Acro 2
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lake Nona
Tues. Ballet 2
Tuesday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lake Nona
Wed. Little Movers
Wednesday
9:15 AM to 9:45 AM
Lake Nona
Wed. Pre Ballet
Wednesday
3:00 PM to 3:50 PM
Lake Nona
Wed. Pre Acro
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 4:50 PM
Lake Nona
Wed. Ballet 1
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lake Nona
Wed. Acro 1
In order to enroll dancer should be able to do the following skills:
-Headstand in the center
-Full backend series
-Inside Outs
-1 arm carthwheels
-front and back kickovers
-running round offs
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lake Nona
Wed. Hip Hop 1
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lake Nona
Wed. Hip Hop 2
Wednesday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lake Nona
Thurs. Pre Ballet
Thursday
4:00 PM to 4:50 PM
Lake Nona
Thurs. Ballet Fundamentals
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lake Nona
Thurs. Acro Fundamentals
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lake Nona
Thurs. Leaps & Turns
Thursday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lake Nona
Fri. Contemporary 1
For competition team dancers only, ages 6-10 years old. In this hour we will train leaps, turns, extensions and flexibility to grow you are a pre-professional dancer!
Friday
3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Lake Nona
Fri. Jazz 1
This is a mixed level class (please discuss with Ms. Tamra prior to enrolling). This is catered mainly to our competition team dancers, but is open to recreational students according to availability.

In this class we explore different and unique ways to move our bodies through movement and dance, along with learning basic choreographic elements on "how" to choreograph and compose a dance piece.
Friday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Lake Nona
Fri. Team Training
This is for competition dancers either level 1 and higher, or ages 10 and up, to work on leaps, turns, extensions, and more in order to grow our team dancers as pre-professional dancers.

The first two fridays of every month is taught by Ms. Tamra, and the last 2-3 fridays will be taught by Ms. Amara.
Friday
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lake Nona
Sat. Pre Ballet
Saturday
8:00 AM to 8:50 AM
Lake Nona
Sat. Pre Acro
Saturday
9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
Lake Nona
Sat. Jazz 1
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Lake Nona

2024-2025 Season 12

Name
Days
Location
Mon. Contemporary 1
Dancers must be age 7 and up, and have one year previous dance experience.

Welcome to our beginner contemporary dance class! In this class, you will explore the expressive and fluid movements of contemporary dance, combining elements of various dance styles such as ballet, jazz, and modern dance.

Our class will begin with a gentle warm-up to loosen up your body and prepare you for movement. You will then learn basic contemporary dance techniques, focusing on fluidity, musicality, and emotional expression. We will work on developing your strength, flexibility, and coordination through a series of exercises and combinations.

Throughout the class, you will have the opportunity to improvise and create your own movements, allowing you to connect with your body and emotions in a unique way. Our goal is to encourage self-expression and creativity while learning the fundamentals of contemporary dance.

We also cover the basics of leaps, turns, extensions, and choreography. This is a great class if taking your dance to the next level is something you are wanting to do.
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Lake Nona
Mon. Ballet 1
To enroll in this class you must have taken Acro Fundamentals and be able to master the following skills: (Acro classes are placed by skill level before age).

1) Backbend Walks across the floor.
2) Cartwheels on both sides.
3) Headstand, Handstand, Elbowstand in the center.
4) Backbend Kickovers
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lake Nona
Mon. Acro 1
Welcome to Ballet Level 1, where we will embark on a graceful journey into the world of classical ballet! This class is designed for beginners with previous Ballet Fundamentals experience, focusing on building a strong foundation in technique, posture, and artistry.

We will start each class with a thorough ballet barre warm-up, where you will learn the fundamental positions, movements, and terminology of ballet. Through a series of exercises, you will work on developing your strength, flexibility, and alignment while honing your coordination and musicality.

As we move to the center floor, you will have the opportunity to practice ballet combinations that incorporate basic steps such as pliés, tendus, dégagés, and more. Emphasis will be placed on proper body alignment, turnout, and gracefulness in movement.

Throughout the class, you will be encouraged to express yourself through the beauty and precision of ballet technique, while also fostering a sense of artistry and storytelling through movement. Our goal is to instill a love for ballet and provide you with a solid foundation to continue your dance journey.

Join us in Ballet Level 1 and experience the elegance, discipline, and joy of classical ballet!

If you are taking an Acrobatics class; Ballet is a requirement!
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lake Nona
Mon. Ballet 2
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lake Nona
Mon. Jazz 2
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lake Nona
Tues. Little Movers
Tuesday
9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Lake Nona
Tues. Pre Acro
Welcome to Pre-Acro Dance, where young aspiring acrobats and dancers will embark on an exciting journey of strength, flexibility, and fun! This beginner-level class is designed to introduce students to the thrilling world of acrobatics while focusing on building foundational skills in a safe and supportive environment.

In this class, students will learn a variety of acrobatic skills, including backbends, cartwheels, flips, and more, under the guidance of experienced instructors. Through a series of progressive exercises and drills, children will develop the strength, coordination, and body awareness needed to perform these dynamic movements with confidence and precision.

Pre-Acro Dance is a strength-based class that also emphasizes the importance of flexibility, helping students improve their range of motion, balance, and control. By incorporating conditioning exercises, stretching routines, and skill-building drills, students will not only enhance their physical abilities but also develop a strong foundation for future acrobatic and dance training.

Our instructors will provide a supportive and encouraging atmosphere where students can challenge themselves, overcome obstacles, and celebrate their achievements. Safety is our top priority, and proper technique and spotting will be emphasized to ensure that students can explore and push their limits in a controlled and secure environment.

In this level dancers learn:

*Backbends
*Chest Balance
*Cartwheels
*Headstands
*Elbowstands
*Handstands
*Back Limber Foundations
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:50 PM
Lake Nona
Tues. Acro Fundamentals
Welcome to Ballet Fundamentals, a class designed to introduce young dancers aged 6-8 years to the essential techniques and principles of classical ballet. This beginner-level class focuses on developing a strong foundation in ballet while emphasizing the importance of proper leg and footwork, which are fundamental to mastering this graceful art form.

In Ballet Fundamentals, students will delve deeper into the world of ballet, learning key movements, positions, and terminology that form the building blocks of classical ballet technique. Through a series of exercises and drills, children will work on refining their leg and foot placement, turnout, and alignment, helping them to develop the strength, control, and precision required for ballet.

Our experienced instructors will guide students through a variety of exercises that target the legs and feet, helping them to improve their flexibility, coordination, and balance. By focusing on these key areas, students will not only enhance their technical skills but also develop a deeper understanding of the artistry and discipline of ballet.

Specifically, students learn a technical ballet barre, the learn center ballet positions, petite allegro, turns, and they start working on increasing extensions. This class only begins introducing port de bra (movement of the arms) towards the end of the season so we can really focus on getting those legs strong for dancing.

Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lake Nona
Tues. Ballet Fundamentals
Welcome to Acro Fundamentals, a class designed to introduce students to the exciting world of acrobatics and tumbling in a safe and supportive environment. This class is perfect for beginners looking to develop a strong foundation in acrobatic skills while building strength, flexibility, and coordination.

In Acro Fundamentals, students will learn a variety of basic acrobatic movements, including rolls, balances, handstands, cartwheels, and more. Through a series of progressive exercises and drills, students will develop the strength, control, and body awareness needed to perform these skills with confidence and precision.

Our experienced instructors will guide students through proper technique and spotting techniques to ensure safety and effective skill development. Students will also work on improving their flexibility through stretching exercises and conditioning drills, helping them to enhance their range of motion and prevent injuries.

Throughout the class, students will have the opportunity to explore different acrobatic combinations and sequences that challenge their balance, agility, and creativity. By focusing on fundamental acrobatic skills, students will build a strong foundation that will prepare them for more advanced acrobatic training in the future.

To enroll in this class students must have Pre Acro experience, they must be able to do backend walks, cartwheels, headstands on the wall, and handstands on the wall. If you are enrolling in an acrobatics class, you must be enrolled in a ballet class.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lake Nona
Tues. Acro 2
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lake Nona
Wed. Pre Ballet
Welcome to Pre-Ballet, where young dancers aged 4-6 years old will begin their exciting journey into the world of structured ballet techniques! In this drop-and-go class, children will have the opportunity to explore the fundamentals of ballet in a supportive and encouraging environment, setting the stage for a lifelong love of dance.

This is the beginning of our technical dance program, when enrolling in our Pre Level Program, all dancers are required to take TWO dance classes per week, you may take these on the same day, or spilt them.

Throughout the class, students will focus on building a strong foundation in ballet technique, including learning basic positions, movements, and terminology. Through a series of fun and engaging exercises, children will develop their coordination, balance, flexibility, and musicality while honing their skills in a structured and disciplined setting.

Our experienced instructors will guide students through a variety of ballet exercises and combinations, helping them to understand the importance of proper body alignment, turnout, and posture. Children will also have the chance to express themselves through movement, creativity, and storytelling, fostering their imagination and artistry.

While parents do not stay and watch this class, they can rest assured that their child is in good hands, receiving quality instruction and support from our dedicated teaching staff. Our goal is to create a positive and nurturing environment where young dancers can thrive, grow, and develop a passion for ballet that will last a lifetime.

Join us in Pre-Ballet as we embark on an enchanting journey of discovery, learning, and joy, where each plié, tendu, and arabesque brings us one step closer to unlocking the magic of ballet!

This is the beginning of our technical dance program, when enrolling in our Pre Level Program, all dancers are required to take TWO dance classes per week, you may take these on the same day, or spilt them.
Wednesday
3:00 PM to 3:50 PM
Lake Nona
Wed. Acro 1
To enroll in this class you must have taken Acro Fundamentals and be able to master the following skills: (Acro classes are placed by skill level before age).

1) Backbend Walks across the floor.
2) Cartwheels on both sides.
3) Headstand, Handstand, Elbowstand in the center.
4) Backbend Kickovers
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lake Nona
Wed. Hip Hop 1
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lake Nona
Wed. Hip Hop 2
Wednesday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lake Nona
Thurs. Little Movers
Welcome to Little Movers Ballet, a magical and playful dance class designed for our youngest dancers aged 3-4 years old! In this class, children will explore the joy of movement, creativity, and imagination through the enchanting world of ballet.

Parents are invited to watch and participate in this class, creating a supportive and engaging environment for our little dancers. Together, we will embark on a fun-filled adventure of music, movement, and storytelling, all while learning the basic principles of ballet in a nurturing and inclusive setting.

Our class will begin with a gentle warm-up to get our bodies moving and ready for dance. Children will learn simple ballet steps and movements that focus on coordination, balance, and rhythm. Through imaginative play and creative exercises, they will have the opportunity to express themselves and develop their motor skills in a fun and engaging way.

Parents will have the chance to witness their child's growth and progress in real-time, providing a special bonding experience for both parent and child. Our goal is to foster a love for dance, spark creativity, and build confidence in our little movers as they twirl, leap, and dance their way through class.

Join us in Little Movers Ballet for a magical journey of discovery, laughter, and dance that will leave both children and parents with cherished memories and a newfound appreciation for the beauty of ballet!
Thursday
9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Lake Nona
Thurs. Pre Ballet
Welcome to Pre-Ballet, where young dancers aged 4-6 years old will begin their exciting journey into the world of structured ballet techniques! In this drop-and-go class, children will have the opportunity to explore the fundamentals of ballet in a supportive and encouraging environment, setting the stage for a lifelong love of dance.

This is the beginning of our technical dance program, when enrolling in our Pre Level Program, all dancers are required to take TWO dance classes per week, you may take these on the same day, or spilt them.

Throughout the class, students will focus on building a strong foundation in ballet technique, including learning basic positions, movements, and terminology. Through a series of fun and engaging exercises, children will develop their coordination, balance, flexibility, and musicality while honing their skills in a structured and disciplined setting.

Our experienced instructors will guide students through a variety of ballet exercises and combinations, helping them to understand the importance of proper body alignment, turnout, and posture. Children will also have the chance to express themselves through movement, creativity, and storytelling, fostering their imagination and artistry.

While parents do not stay and watch this class, they can rest assured that their child is in good hands, receiving quality instruction and support from our dedicated teaching staff. Our goal is to create a positive and nurturing environment where young dancers can thrive, grow, and develop a passion for ballet that will last a lifetime.

Join us in Pre-Ballet as we embark on an enchanting journey of discovery, learning, and joy, where each plié, tendu, and arabesque brings us one step closer to unlocking the magic of ballet!

This is the beginning of our technical dance program, when enrolling in our Pre Level Program, all dancers are required to take TWO dance classes per week, you may take these on the same day, or spilt them.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 4:50 PM
Lake Nona
Thurs. Ballet Fundamentals
Welcome to Ballet Fundamentals, a class designed to introduce young dancers aged 6-8 years to the essential techniques and principles of classical ballet. This beginner-level class focuses on developing a strong foundation in ballet while emphasizing the importance of proper leg and footwork, which are fundamental to mastering this graceful art form.

In Ballet Fundamentals, students will delve deeper into the world of ballet, learning key movements, positions, and terminology that form the building blocks of classical ballet technique. Through a series of exercises and drills, children will work on refining their leg and foot placement, turnout, and alignment, helping them to develop the strength, control, and precision required for ballet.

Our experienced instructors will guide students through a variety of exercises that target the legs and feet, helping them to improve their flexibility, coordination, and balance. By focusing on these key areas, students will not only enhance their technical skills but also develop a deeper understanding of the artistry and discipline of ballet.

Specifically, students learn a technical ballet barre, the learn center ballet positions, petite allegro, turns, and they start working on increasing extensions. This class only begins introducing port de bra (movement of the arms) towards the end of the season so we can really focus on getting those legs strong for dancing.

Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lake Nona
Thurs. Dance Conditioning 2
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lake Nona
Thurs. Contemporary 2
Thursday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lake Nona
Fri. Contemporary & Creative Movement 1
Join us for structured improvisation and choreography. In this quick 30 minute class we will dive in to difference combinations and choreography retention. Exploring different ways to move to top charts music, offering inspiration for our young dancers in training.
Friday
3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Lake Nona
Fri Jazz 1
Friday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Lake Nona
Sat. Pre Ballet
Saturday
8:00 AM to 8:50 AM
Lake Nona
Sat. Pre Acro
Saturday
9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
Lake Nona
Sat. Jazz 1
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Lake Nona