Spring 2019

Location Name Class Days
Expansions
This level is for the 14+ year old ballet dancer with instructor permission. Student must be enrolled in the Wednesday and Saturday Expansions class as well. This class will focus on Advanced level dance vocabulary and movements, work on movement quality and intent, kinesiology, pas de deux, and transitions after high school. Expansions students may take the Additions level as well, so that they can study up to five times a week.
M 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
Sep 10 to May 20
Barre Class
Conditioning class for dancers and non-dancers. For all ages. This class will focus on a variety of areas including exercises to improve your class technique as well as help with everyday fitness. Some areas of focus will be strength training, endurance, coordination, flexibility, turnout, and alignment. Improve your cardiovascular endurance, extensions, placement, and flexibility no matter your dance/fitness level.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Sep 10 to May 20
Adult Intermediate Ballet
This ballet class is for adults and teens who are new to ballet or those who have danced before and want to begin again.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Sep 10 to May 20
Adv. Pointe
This class is for the advanced pointe dancer to focus purely on advanced level pointe skills. It is suggested that dancers in this class have their feet prepared before the class time begins.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 10 to May 20
Lyrical
This one time a week class is for ages 10 and up. It is a fusion of ballet, modern and jazz. The dancer will earn how to use creative expression to tell the story of the music through their movement.
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sep 10 to May 20
Additions
This three time a week class is for dancers 10 years and older. Must be enrolled in the Thursday and Saturday Additions class as well. This class will focus on preparation for pointe work, and beginning level pointe work. Class work will add to length of exercises, emphasizing Releves, introduction to pointe shoes, beginning pointe work, and eventually working entirely on pointe.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 4 to May 22
Structure
This twice a week class is for the 7-9 year old ballet dancer. Must be enrolled in the Thursday Structure class as well.This class will focus on study of proper alignment of spine, legs and shoulders. Class work will add Adage and stretching at the barre. Center work will add Adage, Port de Bras, Pirouettes, Piques, Petite Allegro, and introducing Developpe, Jete and Tour Jete.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Sep 4 to May 23
Int. Tap/Jazz
This once a week class is for the 7-12 year old dancer. This class will focus on developing the basic tap steps and implementing them within more complex combinations of steps. We will begin working with more challenging rhythms and tempo changes within the music and movement. This level will also focus on students’ overall confidence and performance.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sep 4 to May 23
Expansions
This level is for the 14+ year old ballet dancer with instructor permission. Student must be enrolled in the Monday and Saturday Expansions class as well. This class will focus on Advanced level dance vocabulary and movements, work on movement quality and intent, kinesiology, pas de deux, and transitions after high school. Expansions students may take the Additions level as well, so that they can study up to five times a week.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Sep 5 to May 22
Advanced Jazz
This class will focus on technique and strengthening through bodily awareness, proper alignment, increasing students’ flexibility, and balance. We will work on isolations, change of direction, use of space, and the dynamics and qualities of each movement. Terminology and memorization will be a focus by use of repetition throughout this level. Dancers will also be given the opportunity to learn to express their own individual voices by improvisation and creation of movement in this. There will be an emphasis on performance and movement quality, along with bodily and spatial awareness while working within a group setting.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Sep 5 to May 22
Beginning Adult
This class is for teens and adults wanting to learn the basics of ballet.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Sep 5 to May 22
Advanced Tap
This once weekly class is for the advanced tap dancer, ages 13 and up. This class will focus on advancing the tap vocabulary and movement by adding speed, turns, toes, dynamics, and more complex rhythmic combinations. We will work on refining the clarity of the tap sounds and emphasize cleanliness in a group performance setting. This advanced tap class will also include important elements of both "Rhythm" and "Broadway" styles, in order to teach students to be versatile in their performance skills.
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sep 5 to May 22
Additions
This three time a week class is for dancers 10 years and older. This class must be enrolled in with the Tuesday and Saturday Additions level classes.This class will focus on preparation for pointe work, and beginning level pointe work. Class work will add to length of exercises, emphasizing Releves, introduction to pointe shoes, beginning pointe work, and eventually working entirely on pointe.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 4 to May 23
Structure
This twice a week class is for the 7-9 year old ballet dancer. Must be enrolled in the Tuesday Structure class as well.This class will focus on study of proper alignment of spine, legs and shoulders. Class work will add Adage and stretching at the barre. Center work will add Adage, Port de Bras, Pirouettes, Piques, Petite Allegro, and introducing Developpe, Jete and Tour Jete.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Sep 4 to May 22
Contemporary
Contemporary dance is an expressive style that pulls elements from modern, jazz, lyrical and ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid and sometimes unpredictable movements. Technique of contemporary will focus on the strength and control of ballet with lyrical fluidity on the core and upper body. Floor work will incorporate modern technique of controlled fall and recovery. Improvisation as well as student choreography will be included.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sep 6 to May 23
Foundations
This one time a week class is for 5-6 year old ballet dancers. This class will focus on study of proper placement of feet on floor. Class will work towards performing Plies, Tendus, Degages, Rond de Jambs, Frappes and Grand Battements at the barre, with traditional one hand on the barre. Center work will include Retires, Arabesques, Saute in Arabesque, Chasses, Changements, Pas de Chats, Chaines and Grand Jetes.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Sep 8 to May 18
Threshold
This once a week class is for 4-5 year old ballet dancers. This class will begin working at the barre, learning basic positions and ballet exercises. This class will also focus on spatial awareness, movements across the floor, and refining motor skills.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Sep 8 to May 18
Beginning Tap
This class meets once a week class and is designed for the dancer ages 4-6 who is new to tap. This class will introduce students to the basics of rhythm, coordination, and the beginning tap vocabulary and movements, which will be utilized and expanded upon in the upper levels. We will drill terminology with plenty of repetition, and emphasize working to create clear and crisp tap sounds.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Sep 8 to May 18
Beginning Pointe
This class is for the dancers being placed on pointe at that time, but could also be taken by those dancers who wish to home their basic pointe skills. Adult students wishing to start pointe or solidify pointe skills are welcome with instructor’s permission .
Saturday
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Sep 8 to May 18
Additions
This three time a week class is for dancers 10 years and older. Student must be enrolled in the Tuesday and Thursday Additions level as well.This class will focus on preparation for pointe work, and beginning level pointe work. Class work will add to length of exercises, emphasizing Releves, introduction to pointe shoes, beginning pointe work, and eventually working entirely on pointe.
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Sep 4 to May 23
Expansions
This level is for the 14+ year old ballet dancer with instructor permission. Student must be enrolled in the Monday and Wednesday class as well. This class will focus on Advanced level dance vocabulary and movements, work on movement quality and intent, kinesiology, pas de deux, and transitions after high school. Expansions students may take the Additions level as well, so that they can study up to five times a week.
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Sep 8 to May 18
Pas De Deux/Kinesiology
This class is for learning pas de deux skills. Instructor consent required. Kinesiology is also added to lengthen and strengthen specific muscle groups to improve all types of dance.
Saturday
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Sep 8 to May 18


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