Summer 2020

Name
Days
Location
Buddy Bees
(Grades K-8) Buddy Bees is an adaptive dance class that pairs young dancers with physical or cognitive needs between the ages of 5 to 12 with typically developing dancers to provide an opportunity for them to explore and experience the joys of movement, dance, and music in a positive, supportive, and creative atmosphere, regardless of experience and/or abilities. Buddy Bees classes will offer important benefits that include improvements in coordination, body awareness, overall fitness, self-esteem, balance, self-expression, teamwork, rhythm, and musicality. Dancers will learn ongoing choreography during each class to be performed for family and friends at the end of the 5-week program!
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Acro & Flexibility
(Grades K-3) We are excited to offer Acro & Flexibility classes this summer for all ages! The class will begin with a fun stretch and warmup followed by some beginner conditioning exercises. The instructor will focus a lot on how to execute stretches and simple Acro tricks correctly and safely. The dancers will learn how to improve their flexibility in the studio and at home which will also help their overall dance ability. Individual attention is given to ensure that the dancers are receiving proper corrections and validation throughout class. This is the perfect summer class to work on achieving new goals and making new friends!
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Summer Intensive
(Grades 5-8) The Aspire Intensive is designed for growing dancers who want to increase their dance technique, flexibility and strength while working toward becoming a better dancer. Various styles of dance will be explored including Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Acro, but a strong focus will be on Ballet and technique. This is a perfect opportunity to explore the competition program at Beyond the Barre or continue your dance education over the summer to improve your overall technique. If you are interested in joining a competition team and taking your dancing and stage presence to the next level to become a more competitive dancer, this would be the perfect summer program! *Current Apprentice Bees wanting to be considered for this upcoming season’s team must enroll in this intensive.*
Monday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Acro & Flexibility
(Grades 4-8) We are excited to offer Acro & Flexibility classes this summer for all ages! The class will begin with a full body stretch and warmup followed by some conditioning exercises. The instructor will focus a lot on how to execute stretches and Acro tricks correctly and safely. The dancers will learn how to improve their flexibility in the studio and at home which will also help their overall dance ability. Individual attention is given to ensure that the dancers are receiving proper corrections and validation throughout class. This is the perfect summer class to work on achieving new goals!
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Adult Advanced Master Class Workshop
This is the perfect opportunity you’ve been looking for to get back into dancing again or to continue dancing through your college summer vacation. This class is designed for dancers who have extensive dance experience and are looking for an outlet to continue expressing their passion. Each week, a new and experienced dance instructor will lead the class through a warm up, across the floor progressions and choreography in the center. Styles will range from Hip Hop to Lyrical to Jazz; anything goes! This class fills QUICK so register today! *Drop ins will be dependent on class size.*
Monday
7:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Skills & Technique
(Grades 9-12) This is the class that everyone is looking for this summer. We will be focusing on skills such as turns, jumps, leaps, kicks, stage presence, flexibility and more! In addition, (and in order to properly execute all of those skills) there will be a strong concentration on core technique in ballet and across the floor combinations. While individual attention is the main focus of this class, this is the perfect summer intensive to challenge yourself as a dancer, focus on individual weaknesses and see results! *Any dancer's interested in becoming a Yellow Jacket is highly encouraged to take this Intensive!*
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Acro & Flexibility Intensive
(Grades 9-12) We are extremely proud to offer this course and help individuals meet and achieve goals. The class will begin with an extensive stretch and warm up and each week new skills will be taught. Not only will this class teach Acro tricks, flexibility and strength, but determination and the true meaning of pushing yourself. Technique and helpful hints will be taught to assist each dancer in executing every trick properly and safely. Want to use this summer to improve your flexibility and strength in tricks under the instruction of an experienced Acro teacher? Sign up today!
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Adult Tap: Intermediate
Tap has always been a classic and will never go out of style! This class is designed for adults who may have some tap experience OR someone is has always wanted to Tap and is up for the challenge. Very similar to our Adult Beginner Ballet Class but in a slightly faster pace, this class is customized to meet the needs of each dancer’s ability while giving individualized attention. Class begins with a warm up to loosen our muscles and prepare for a dynamic and enthusiastic lesson. While creating percussive sounds with our feet, you will learn tap vocabulary, traditional tap steps and choreography. The Adult Intermediate Tap class immediately follows our Adult Beginner Ballet class, so for those looking for more than a 45 minute commitment, we encourage you to try both!
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Adult Jazz: Beginner/Intermediate
This class is the perfect introduction to dance for any age adult. Class is run in a traditional jazz format, but is customized to meet the needs of each dancer’s ability. Individual attention is given to ensure that the dancers are receiving proper corrections and validation throughout class. Improve your physical ability by learning basic steps, traveling across the floor and engaging new muscles all while challenging your mind to apply the technique taught and memorizing choreography and terminology. This class immediately follows the Adult Intermediate Tap class, so for those looking for more than a 45 minute commitment, we encourage you to try both!
Tuesday
7:45 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Wiggles & Giggles
This is by far the cutest and happiest class at Beyond the Barre. Get ready to explore the world of dance with your little one. The use of props, mats, and sing-along songs allows each adult to help the child develop motor and coordination skills in a fun, structured environment. Very basic baby ballet steps will be introduced and with much repetition from week to week the children will learn to put the names of the steps to the movements. It is designed for movement exploration and is a perfect opportunity for babies to get in on the dance fun and be introduced to a new space with the security of being with you! Classes are kept small to assure plenty of individual attention is given to every child and adult.
Wednesday
9:00 AM to 9:40 AM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Moves, Grooves & Acro
(Pre-K) This brand new summer camp is the perfect activity for the energetic child who loves to dance. This class is a perfect combination of Hip Hop and Acro that will be high energy and FUN beginning to end. The class will begin with a full body warm up and then learning new Hip Hop steps and terminology that will go across the floor and fun choreography in the center. Following the Hip Hop portion of camp, the last 25 minutes will be learning how to perfect simple Acro tricks safely and learning new ones! All levels and abilities are welcome as the class focuses on individualized attention to ensure each student is progressing at their own speed.
Wednesday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Summer Intensive
(Grades K-4) The Mini Intensive is designed for young dancers who want to increase their dance technique, flexibility and strength while working toward becoming a competitive dancer. Various styles of dance will be explored including Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Acro, but a strong focus will be on Ballet and technique. This is a perfect opportunity to explore the competition program at Beyond the Barre or continue your dance education over the summer to improve your overall technique. If you are interested in joining a competition team and taking your dancing and stage presence to the next level to become a more competitive dancer, this would be the perfect summer program! *Current Apprentice Bees wanting to be considered for this upcoming season’s team must enroll in this intensive.*
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
BTB: Ballet To Basics
(Grades 9-12) Our motto: You Rest, You Rust! Don’t let that happen to you over the summer! School break is the most ideal time to improve your dance technique and refresh the core fundamentals of dance. This Summer Intensive will be heavily Ballet based as the dancers will be guided through a warm up, barre, across the floor and center work that will encompass all of the basics of ballet technique. Exploring from plies and tendus to jetes and pirouettes, this class will be beneficial for every level dancer. Use summer as a way to strengthen those key dance elements that open the door to more advanced tricks and steps, but without the BTBasics is just not possible.
Wednesday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
That's So 90's
This NEW 5 week summer program could very well be the one we are most excited for! Geared toward the Intermediate/Advanced level dancer, a guest teacher each week will take you back to what may be the best era in history- THE 90'S. Think voguing with Madonna, Hip Hop with MC Hammer, Jock Jams and old-school 90's Lyrical. The most diverse summer line up that will leave you feeling refreshed, nostalgic and happy. This class is designed to not be as mentally challenging as our Adult Advanced class, but choreography will still be at an advanced level, so having dance experience is definitely suggested. Come take a step back in time with us and bring your childhood, Lisa Frank loving dance BFF!
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
"Bow Bow" Siwa Camp
(Grades K-3) This camp has been inspired by...you guessed it, the current children's pop legend, Jo Jo Siwa! This Hip Hop themed class will be full of energy, FUN, and Jo Jo hits! This beginner level class will learn progressions across the floor, center hip hop steps, terminology and choreography with their friends! It is guaranteed to be the most fun you'll have this summer, so bring your sneakers and your biggest bow and we will see you on the dance floor!
Thursday
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Mini Pom Squad
(Grades K-4) Beyond the Barre is excited to be offering this one of a kind summer program that is full of energy, spunk and sass! Pom dance has become highly popular and competitive on college dance teams and is very unique to any other style of dance. Pom includes elements of hip hop and jazz dancing, sharp arm movements, turns, kicks and jumps. Each week, the dancers will learn new skills and choreography and at the final week of the program they will showcase the dance that they learned for their parent(s).
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Hip Hop, We Don't Stop
(Grades 4-8) This energetic and funky summer program is perfect for the dancer who wants to improve their hip hop skills and wants to learn more about the different techniques and styles hip hop consists of! Each week our dancers will have a blast with their friends while they learn different Hip Hop styles, steps, across the floor combinations, terminology and choreography. If your dancer is ready to go "full out" in their dancing, this is the summer class for them!
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Pom Squad
* IF YOU ARE UNDER 14 AND REGISTERING FOR OTHER CLASSES IN ADDITION TO THIS PROGRAM PLEASE EMAIL US BEFORE FINALIZING YOUR REGISTRATION * (Grades 5-12) This teen intensive is NEW to Beyond the Barre and we couldn’t be more excited to add this innovative class to our summer schedule! Pom Dance and Hip Hop has become a HUGE part of competitive college dance teams and we are ready to bring the energy and sass to our studio! Pom includes elements of jazz dancing, sharp arm movements, leaps, turns, kicks and high energy facial expressions. This summer program will include a combination of Hip Hop and Pom dance styles and will be the perfect intensive for the dancer seeking to audition for a dance team or an individual who wants to improve their performance abilities and sharp, Jazz and Hip Hop technique. We've got the poms, now we want YOU to come bring your energy to the next level at BTB this summer!
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Hip Hop Intensive
(Grades 9-12) This 5 week Summer Intensive is designed to introduce Hip Hop styles and explore the different dance techniques such as popping, locking and breaking. Material taught will be appropriate, yet challenging and consist of new steps, tricks and choreography. Hip Hop is a great way to build confidence and improve stage presence during performances. Hip Hop music and energy is contagious so come see what all the hype is about at Beyond the Barre! 
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Lyrical & Contemporary Master Class Intensive
(Grades 9-12) This has been one of our most successful and exciting teen intensives. Come take class from multiple choreographers and learn different Lyrical and Contemporary styles and technique. Every week, there will be a new and experienced teacher that will execute a thorough warm up and teach choreography that will challenge your mind and teach your body to move in new ways. This class will surely be a new experience that will broaden your dance abilities and take your skills and performance abilities to a new level.
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Wiggles & Giggles
This is by far the cutest and happiest class at Beyond the Barre. Get ready to explore the world of dance with your little one. The use of props, mats, and sing-along songs allows each adult to help the child develop motor and coordination skills in a fun, structured environment. Very basic baby ballet steps will be introduced and with much repetition from week to week the children will learn to put the names of the steps to the movements. It is designed for movement exploration and is a perfect opportunity for babies to get in on the dance fun and be introduced to a new space with the security of being with you! Classes are kept small to assure plenty of individual attention is given to every child and adult.
Saturday
8:20 AM to 9:00 AM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Summer Safari Dance Camp
(Grades K-3) Step into the wild with this BRAND NEW Summer Dance camp! Each week, our dancers will explore a different animal in their habitat and the animal's movement will inspire the style of dance that week for class. This 6 week safari will explore styles such as hip hop, ballet, jazz, lyrical and more! In addition to dancing and learning new steps and choreography, a snack and craft to match our animal of the day will be provided! On the last week of our Summer Safari Dance Camp, our dancers can dress up as their favorite animal and we will showcase some of their new talents at the conclusion of the class. It is going to be a WILD time, so don't wait.. sign up today!
Saturday
9:15 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Princess Dance Camp
(Pre-K) No surprises here, our most popular and absolutely adorable dance camp is back! Does your little princess love to dance?? This is the perfect summer activity for beginner dancers and the young children looking to feel like a princess for the day. Each week will focus on a different Princess and a fun lesson will match the fairytale. There will be various games, creative movement activities, props, jazz and ballet steps included in each week. In addition, there will be a snack provided and crafts planned specific to the lesson and the princess! This dance camp will conclude with a magical Royal Ball on week 5 and each little dancer can dress up as their favorite princess! Before the clock strikes midnight, sign up for this perfectly Princess Dance Camp at the BTB castle!
Saturday
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Moves, Grooves & Acro
(Pre-K) This brand new summer camp is the perfect activity for the energetic child who loves to dance. This class is a perfect combination of Hip Hop and Acro that will be high energy and FUN beginning to end. The class will begin with a full body warm up and then learning new Hip Hop steps and terminology that will go across the floor and fun choreography in the center. Following the Hip Hop portion of camp, the last 25 minutes will be learning how to perfect simple Acro tricks safely and learning new ones! All levels and abilities are welcome as the class focuses on individualized attention to ensure each student is progressing at their own speed.
Saturday
11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield


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