Summer 2024

Name
Days
Location
Intermediate Pointe
Beginner Pointe students will learn/review the fundamentals of pointe technique. The class will typically be segmented into a brief ballet barre, followed by leg/ankle/foot strengthening exercises, and some en pointe center work.
***Teacher approval is required. Previous ballet experience is a must; no previous pointe experience is required.***
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Pre-school Dance (PSD)
Monday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio C
Baila Irving
Ballet II
Ballet II will continue to build on the ballet vocabulary that was learned in Ballet I. Ballet technique will be taught with exercises at the ballet barre, center work, and traveling across the floor. Dancers will add further ballet vocabulary, body positions, and complex combinations to their repertoire.
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio B
Baila Irving
Intermediate Lyrical & Strength
This is a beginning to intermediate contemporary technique class also focusing on building strength and endurance necessary to build up and master various movements and combinations. Contemporary dance is a very expressive art form that sits between the controlled and fluid movements of Lyrical dance and the thoughtful and powerful movements of Modern dance. Contemporary dance is a perfect complement for ballet students looking to expand their skill set and explore new expressions in dance.
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Adult Ballet I
Students will delve into the fundamentals of ballet technique and learn introductory musicality and performance quality techniques. The class will typically consist of a ballet barre, conditioning exercises, and center work. ***No previous ballet experience is required to enroll for this class.***
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio D
Baila Irving
Beginning Folklorico / Folklorico I
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio B
Baila Irving
Intermediate Leaps and Turns
Leaps, tricks and turns are the attention catching highlights of dance routines. They require strength, endurance, practice and more importantly, TECHNIQUE. This class will focus on each of these areas to further develop intermediate and advanced dancers' mastery of these skills.
Monday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Advanced Pointe
Intermediate/Adv Pointe students will learn/review advanced levels of pointe technique. Dancers will fine-tune their pointe technique, musicality, and performance quality, while conditioning their bodies for optimal pointe work. The class will typically be segmented into a ballet barre, followed by leg/ankle/foot strengthening exercises, and some en pointe center work.
***Teacher approval is required and Beg Pointe and Intermediate Pointe are prerequisites. Previous ballet experience is a must; previous pointe experience is required.***
Monday
7:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Beginning Ballet/Tap Combo (5-7yo)
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Ballet III
Ballet III students will learn and review ballet fundamentals, musicality, and performance quality. The class will typically consist of a ballet barre and various center work. ***Teacher approval is required to enroll in this class. Ballet II or its equivalent is a prerequisite.***
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio B
Baila Irving
Pre/Beginning Pointe
This class is for Ballet III students looking to prepare for pointe class for the first time and for those students recently beginning on pointe. Dancers will learn some of the fundamentals of pointe technique, concentrating on what ballet skills and leg and foot strength will be required to be accepted into Beginning Pointe class in the future. Taking this class does not automatically ensure progression into Beginning Pointe in the next season, but those dancers who are ready or nearly ready to lace on pointe shoes for the first time are encouraged to take this class to help achieve that goal.
***Teacher approval is required. Previous ballet experience is a must; no previous pointe experience is required.***
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio D
Baila Irving
Teen Open Combo
Open Combo is a class where we just dance. We learn a longer combination, usually 1 - 2 minutes long. The style changes week-to-week from jazz, lyrical, contemporary, jazz funk or hip-hop. This class focuses on growing well-round dancers with good memories. The flow of class is similar to a convention-style class. This is an Intermediate to Advanced level class.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Adult Tap
Adult tap - Our adult tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. The class stresses the basics of tap while also teaching musicality and rhythm. Try tap for fun and fitness!
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio D
Baila Irving
Ballet Folklorico II
Intermediate to Advanced level: Dancers will learn the beautiful art form of Mexican folkloric dance. Dance technique will be based on the various regions in Mexico and will include fundamental footwork, skirt work, and stage presence. Dancers will also learn about the origins, history, and costume of each regional dance.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Baila Irving
Drill Team II
Intermediate to Advanced level Drill Team / Dance Team Prep taught by former Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader and current Advanced Jazz instructor, Misti Langley. Learn Pom Technique, Jazz Progression, Kicks and MORE.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Teen Ballet
This is a beginner to intermediate level class designed specifically for teens and drill team dancers. Students will learn and review ballet fundamentals, musicality, and performance quality. The class will typically consist of a ballet barre and various center work.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Intermediate/Advanced Tap
Int/Adv Tap - Our advanced tap dancers are challenged through rudiment exercises, intricate rhythms and footwork. Students will learn a variety of tap styles from Broadway to Rhythm tap
Tuesday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio B
Baila Irving
Yoga - Stretch & Release (Free in June!)
Unwind your mind and melt tension away in this slow flow class. You're invited to luxurious movement, gooey stretches and wonderful relaxation. All levels welcome. This class will be FREE for the month of June. Register online for the class or for a drop-in. Only 9 spots!
Tuesday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio D
Baila Irving
Ballet Partnering
This is an intermediate / advanced level ballet partnering class. This class focuses on technique, support, balance, coordination and lifting, while incorporating partnering in dance.
Tuesday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Beginning Ballet
Beginning Ballet is designed to help dancers begin to understand and develop body awareness and proper alignment. Ballet technique will be taught with exercises at the ballet barre, center work and traveling across the floor. Dancers will learn basic ballet terminology and history.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Musical Theater
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio D
Baila Irving
Ballet I
Ballet I will continue to build on the ballet vocabulary that was learned in beginning ballet. Ballet technique will be taught with exercises at the ballet barre, center work, and traveling across the floor. Dancers will add further ballet vocabulary, body positions, and complex combinations to their repertoire.
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Acro (8+)
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio B
Baila Irving
Beginning Tap
For dancers ages 5 and up, this is an introductory class to the world of rhythm and expression through your feet! This class will cover basic tap vocabulary, techniques, and steps to build up the new tapper's knowledge of tap and prepare them for more advanced classes.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio C
Baila Irving
Tap II/III
This is a combined Level II and Level III class, for dancers who know the basics or are beginners above the 3rd grade level and intermediate level dancers who are ready to learn, explore, and express through rhythm in tap dance! This class will challenge each dancer to build on what they have learned and perfect technique to prepare them for the next levels of Tap - Tap III and Advanced tap technique classes.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio D
Baila Irving
Adult Ballet II
Students will further develop the fundamentals of ballet technique and progress in musicality and performance quality techniques. The class will typically consist of a ballet barre, conditioning exercises, and center work. ***1 to 2 years previous experience in ballet is required***
Wednesday
5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Bro Ballet
This is a beginning ballet class designed for male students, ages 10 and up. Students will delve into the fundamentals of ballet technique and learn introductory musicality and performance quality techniques. The class will typically consist of a ballet barre, conditioning exercises, and center work as well as learning partnering and performing exercises to assist with partnering. ***No previous ballet experience is required to enroll for this class.***
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio D
Baila Irving
Creative Dance (3-5 yrs) - WAITLIST
This Creative Dance class is for our very youngest beginning dancers. Dancers will have fun learn the basics of dance: body awareness and balance, setting motion to music, and musicality as they learn the very beginnings of contemporary dance.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio C
Baila Irving
Teen Jazz & Jazz IV
This is a intermediate to advanced level class for teens and drill team dancers. Jazz is a fundamental element of dance. Styles like lyrical, contemporary and musical theater use some of the same building blocks as jazz. This class includes elements of ballet, modern, and jazz technique. Students will focus on flexibility, strength, conditioning, and proper technique through progressions of turns, leaps, and combinations.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Baila Irving
Adult Beginning Pointe
This is for Adult Ballet II students who are prepared to learn or resume pointe, or adults that have ballet experience and want a shorter format class to learn or continue on pointe. This is a 30 minute class.
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Drill Team I
Beginning to Intermediate level Drill Team / Dance Team Prep taught by former Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader and current Advanced Jazz instructor, Misti Langley. Learn Pom Technique, Jazz Progression, Kicks and MORE.
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio B
Baila Irving
Advanced Adult Ballet & Ballet IV
Int/Adv Adult Ballet & Ballet IV students will learn and review ballet fundamentals, musicality, and performance quality. The class will typically consist of a ballet barre and various center work. ***Teacher approval is required to enroll in this class. Ballet III or its equivalent is a prerequisite.***
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Contemporary I
This beginning to intermediate class will introduce dancers to the genre of contemporary dance. Contemporary dance incorporates elements from other genres, such as jazz, ballet, and modern. Learning various techniques and a focus on expression and artistry will help dancers tell their stories through beautiful and compelling movement.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Beginning Jazz
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
Baila Irving
Beginning/Intermediate Hip Hop
Thursday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio B
Baila Irving
Modern I
This class is for students with little to no modern experience (<2 years). Modern class will incorporate many of the foundations of modern dance technique, including suspension and release, fall and recovery, the use of momentum, and connecting breath with movement. Dancers will explore new ways of moving in combinations, floor work and partnering, and various methods of improvisation.
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Adult Dance Fitness Class
This class is a fun fitness class for adults at all levels. Please bring comfortable clothes, tennis shoes, water bottle, a small towel and a small bouncing ball (if you have one).
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio D
Baila Irving
Contemporary II
This intermediate class will build upon the dancer's knowledge and technique in contemporary dance. Contemporary dance incorporates elements from other genres, such as jazz, ballet, and modern. A focus on expression and artistry and performance quality will help dancers tell their stories through beautiful and compelling movement.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving
Jazz II / III
This class is for students with two or more years of experience in jazz dance. Students build on the fundamentals of jazz dance, focusing on strength, flexibility, body isolations as well as develop intermediate level technique. Jazz dance is all about personality. It is a high energy form of expression in which dancers use turns, leaps, and fancy footwork. Dancers will learn hone their skills in musicality and rhythm through traditional jazz exercises and extended, intermediate skill-level combinations.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Baila Irving
Teen Hip Hop
Hip Hop is a high energy dance class that infuses the latest styles of urban dances such as breaking, gliding, popping, locking, waving, tutting and more. This class will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements. This is an intermediate to advanced level class. Classes include a warm-up, style explorations, moving across the floor, choreography and free style.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
Baila Irving