2019/2020

Name
Days
Location
Ballet III
Placement Class: Please contact the studio to confirm what placement level your child(ren) should be in.

This 90 minute Ballet class will begin with a complete barre warmup and ballet steps in the center as well as across the floor. Following a traditional ballet class format, an extensive and vigorous lesson plan will enhance student's ability of strength, balance, grace, skill and posture. Dancers will learn proper terminology as well as an abundance of ballet combinations and steps. Placement into each of these levels will be determined by age and ability. Taking a ballet class is a pre-requisite to be considered for any of the competitive dance teams.
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Jazz I
Placement Class: Please contact the studio to confirm what placement level your child(ren) should be in.

This 60 minute jazz class will begin with a dynamic stretch and warm-up stressing technique, flexibility, coordination and strength. The class will focus on traditional Broadway as well as contemporary styles of jazz in a diciplined, structured atmosphere. Across the floor exercises and combinations will focus on the fundamental jazz steps, agility and vocabulary. As students advance to higher levels they will focus on development of skills, quality of movement, perfecting technique and performance stage presence. Placement into each of these levels will be determined by age and ability. Taking a jazz class is a pre-requisite to be considered for the Yellow Jacket Dance team.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Ballet I
Placement Class: Please contact the studio to confirm what placement level your child(ren) should be in.

This 60 minute Ballet class will begin with a complete barre warmup and ballet steps in the center as well as across the floor. Following a traditional ballet class format, an extensive and vigorous lesson plan will enhance student's ability of strength, balance, grace, skill and posture. Dancers will learn proper terminology as well as an abundance of ballet combinations and steps. Placement into each of these levels will be determined by age and ability. Taking a ballet class is a pre-requisite to be considered for any of the competitive dance teams.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Tap II
Placement Class: Please contact the studio to confirm what placement level your child(ren) should be in.

This 60 minute tap class will begin with a warm-up to loosen muscles, feet and ankles in preparation for a dynamic and enthusiastic lesson. Tap dance enables a dancer to create percussive sounds with their feet. A strong focus will be on clarity of sounds, rhythm, body placement and syncopation as well as progressing to perform quick, uniform steps as a team. As students progress through the levels, they will be challeged with improvisational exercises, intricate rhythms and footwork. Placement into each Tap level will be determined by age and ability. Taking a tap class is a pre-requisite to be considered for the Yellow Jacket competitive dance team.
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Teen Contemporary
Contemporary is a blend of Lyrical, Jazz, Ballet and Modern and includes both fluid and percussive movements with emotion to tell a story or give a message. During the warmup, we will focus on improving flexibility, extension, core strength, and balance.Students will learn how to express a wide range of emotions through their dance based on musical interpretation. Contemporary combinations will consist of abstract movements that combine modern and classical ballet elements. Students will learn how to quickly change tempo and create sharp and clean transitions. Students must take ballet in conjunction with Contemporary.
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Adult Advanced Dance
If you have dance experience and you are itching to get back into it and challenge yourself while having fun and sharing the dance floor with other passionate adults who love to dance- then this class is for you! The theme of the class will change from week to week covering Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Broadway Jazz, technique, turns, leaps and more! There will be a strong focus on the core fundamentals of the different styles but a lot of fun choreography will be taught as well. Commuting to college or dorming close by, or maybe just looking to pick up an old hobby that you love.. come see what BTB is all about!
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Ballet II
Placement Class: Please contact the studio to confirm what placement level your child(ren) should be in.

This 60 minute Ballet class will begin with a complete barre warmup and ballet steps in the center as well as across the floor. Following a traditional ballet class format, an extensive and vigorous lesson plan will enhance student's ability of strength, balance, grace, skill and posture. Dancers will learn proper terminology as well as an abundance of ballet combinations and steps. Placement into each of these levels will be determined by age and ability. Taking a ballet class is a pre-requisite to be considered for any of the competitive dance teams.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Ballet Technique
This 60 minute class is designed to introduce ballet discipline and technique to young dancers. We will start with a complete barre warmup and the class will be run in a traditional ballet class format. The dancers will learn terminology, posture, strength and basic ballet technique. Each student will be introduced to the core fundamentals that are required for a strong ballet structure and are implemented in every dance style.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Adult Beginner/Intermediate Ballet
45 minutes of Ballet and 45 minutes of Tap make the perfect overall dance experience for an adult beginner! Class will begin with a complete barre warmup and ballet steps in the center as well as across the floor. Attention is paid to proper body alignment, use of the legs and feet, and developing movement sequences through coordination of the arms and head. Imporve your posture, balance and muscle tone while having fun and learning the art of ballet! We will then transition to Tap class starting with a warm-up to loosen muscles feet and ankles in preparation for a dynamic and enthusiastic lesson. Tap dance enables a dancer to create percussive sound with their feet. This beginner class will introduce basic stationary and traveling tap steps while focusing on clarity of sounds, rhythms and having fun! Take the full class or choose to participiate in one of the 45 minute styles for a disounted rate! Contact the studio if you are interested in only registering for one style!
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Adult Intermediate Tap
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
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Wiggles & Giggles
This is a 40 minute class of exploring 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 before they are old enough to join class on their own for more dance instruction. Classes are kept small to assure plenty of individual attention.
Wednesday
8:35 AM to 9:15 AM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Creative Movement & Ballet
This 60 minute class targets beginner ballet technique and poise. We focus on the core concepts of dance in a fun lighthearted atmosphere. We will also take time to explore movement through music, develop physical skills and stimulate creativity and imagination during Creative Movement. Beginner Ballet technique and steps will be introduced and practiced week to week to help the young dancers prepare for performing on "the big stage!"
Wednesday
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Jazz III
Placement Class: Please contact the studio to confirm what placement level your child(ren) should be in.

This 60 minute jazz class will begin with a dynamic stretch and warm-up stressing technique, flexibility, coordination and strength. The class will focus on traditional Broadway as well as contemporary styles of jazz in a diciplined, structured atmosphere. Across the floor exercises and combinations will focus on the fundamental jazz steps, agility and vocabulary. As students advance to higher levels they will focus on development of skills, quality of movement, perfecting technique and performance stage presence. Placement into each of these levels will be determined by age and ability. Taking a jazz class is a pre-requisite to be considered for the Yellow Jacket Dance team.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Tap I
Placement Class: Please contact the studio to confirm what placement level your child(ren) should be in.

This 60 minute tap class will begin with a warm-up to loosen muscles, feet and ankles in preparation for a dynamic and enthusiastic lesson. Tap dance enables a dancer to create percussive sounds with their feet. A strong focus will be on clarity of sounds, rhythm, body placement and syncopation as well as progressing to perform quick, uniform steps as a team. As students progress through the levels, they will be challeged with improvisational exercises, intricate rhythms and footwork. Placement into each Tap level will be determined by age and ability. Taking a tap class is a pre-requisite to be considered for the Yellow Jacket competitive dance team.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Lyrical
Lyrical is a combination of Ballet, Jazz and Modern movements. Students will also explore how lyrical dance emphasizes interpretation of music lyrics to tell a story with movement that can be fluid or abstract. The class will begin with a warmup and will include across the floor exercises as well as choreography. Students must take ballet in conjunction with Lyrical.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Tap III
Placement Class: Please contact the studio to confirm what placement level your child(ren) should be in.

This 60 minute tap class will begin with a warm-up to loosen muscles, feet and ankles in preparation for a dynamic and enthusiastic lesson. Tap dance enables a dancer to create percussive sounds with their feet. A strong focus will be on clarity of sounds, rhythm, body placement and syncopation as well as progressing to perform quick, uniform steps as a team. As students progress through the levels, they will be challeged with improvisational exercises, intricate rhythms and footwork. Placement into each Tap level will be determined by age and ability. Taking a tap class is a pre-requisite to be considered for the Yellow Jacket competitive dance team.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
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!
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Jazz II
Placement Class: Please contact the studio to confirm what placement level your child(ren) should be in.

This 60 minute jazz class will begin with a dynamic stretch and warm-up stressing technique, flexibility, coordination and strength. The class will focus on traditional Broadway as well as contemporary styles of jazz in a diciplined, structured atmosphere. Across the floor exercises and combinations will focus on the fundamental jazz steps, agility and vocabulary. As students advance to higher levels they will focus on development of skills, quality of movement, perfecting technique and performance stage presence. Placement into each of these levels will be determined by age and ability. Taking a jazz class is a pre-requisite to be considered for the Yellow Jacket Dance team.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Baby Acro
This 60 minute class will introduce stretching, balance and flexibility. We focus on the core concepts of dance in a fun lighthearted atmosphere. We will also take time to explore movement through music, develop physical skills and stimulate creativity and imagination. Beginner Acro technique, "tricks" and how to execute them safely will be taught and practiced week to week to help the young dancers improve their baby acro abilities!
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Hip Hop
This 60 minute class is designed to introduce Hip Hop styles and explore the different dance techniques such as popping, locking and breaking. Material taught will be appropriate to each age and level 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!


If there is a large number of students enrolled of all different ages, a new Hip Hop class will be created to accommodate the older dancers.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Acro
Acro classes focus on building strength and flexibility while learning how to safely and properly execute acrobatic tricks. Dance technique is taught to improve the fluidity of Acro movements in choreography. Material taught will be based on skill level and ability. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized attention is being made during class.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Acro
Acro classes focus on building strength and flexibility while learning how to safely and properly execute acrobatic tricks. Dance technique is taught to improve the fluidity of Acro movements in choreography. Material taught will be based on skill level and ability. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized attention is being made during class.
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Beginner Jazz & Tap
This 1.5 hour class starts with a tap warmup or Jazz stretch depending on the teacher's plan and objective for the day! Core Tap technique and terminology will be taught focusing on the clarity of beginner tap sounds and fluidity from one step to another. Emphasis will be placed on the execution and combination of tap steps during across the floor exercises, group/partner exercises and choreography for dance routines. General Jazz Technique and skills will be taught as well and various styles of Jazz dance will be introduced to the young dancers. The class will be a mix of beginner steps and choreography as well as going across the floor executing these steps together. There will be a focus in flexibility, body alignment and properly executing the movements to the rhythm of the music.
Friday
4:45 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Hip Hop
*You must be entering Kindergarten to be eligible to take this class*
This 60 minute class is designed to introduce Hip Hop styles and explore the different dance techniques such as popping, locking and breaking. Material taught will be appropriate to each age and level 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!
Friday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Creative Movement & Ballet
This 60 minute class targets beginner ballet technique and poise. We focus on the core concepts of dance in a fun lighthearted atmosphere. We will also take time to explore movement through music, develop physical skills and stimulate creativity and imagination during Creative Movement. Beginner Ballet technique and steps will be introduced and practiced week to week to help the young dancers prepare for performing on "the big stage!"
Saturday
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Wiggles & Giggles
This is a 40 minute class of exploring 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 before they are old enough to join class on their own for more dance instruction. Classes are kept small to assure plenty of individual attention.
Saturday
8:20 AM to 9:00 AM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Creative Movement & Ballet
This 60 minute class targets beginner ballet technique and poise. We focus on the core concepts of dance in a fun lighthearted atmosphere. We will also take time to explore movement through music, develop physical skills and stimulate creativity and imagination during Creative Movement. Beginner Ballet technique and steps will be introduced and practiced week to week to help the young dancers prepare for performing on "the big stage!"
Saturday
9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Ballet Technique
This 60 minute class is designed to introduce ballet discipline and technique to young dancers. We will start with a complete barre warmup and the class will be run in a traditional ballet class format. The dancers will learn terminology, posture, strength and basic ballet technique. Each student will be introduced to the core fundamentals that are required for a strong ballet structure and are implemented in every dance style.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Acro
Acro classes focus on building strength and flexibility while learning how to safely and properly execute acrobatic tricks. Dance technique is taught to improve the fluidity of Acro movements in choreography. Material taught will be based on skill level and ability. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized attention is being made during class.
Saturday
10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio 2
BTB Smithfield
Creative Movement & Tap
This 60 minute upbeat class targets beginner Tap technique and steps. We focus on the core concepts of dance in a fun lighthearted atmosphere. We will also take time to explore movement through music, develop physical skills and stimulate creativity and imagination during Creative Movement. Beginner Tap technique and steps will be introduced and practiced week to week to help the young dancers prepare for their debut performance!
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield
Beginner Jazz & Tap
This 1.5 hour class starts with a tap warmup or Jazz stretch depending on the teacher's plan and objective for the day! Core Tap technique and terminology will be taught focusing on the clarity of beginner tap sounds and fluidity from one step to another. Emphasis will be placed on the execution and combination of tap steps during across the floor exercises, group/partner exercises and choreography for dance routines. General Jazz Technique and skills will be taught as well and various styles of Jazz dance will be introduced to the young dancers. The class will be a mix of beginner steps and choreography as well as going across the floor executing these steps together. There will be a focus in flexibility, body alignment and properly executing the movements to the rhythm of the music.
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Studio 1
BTB Smithfield


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