Competition Teams 23-24

Name
Days
Location
Beechmont Team 3
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Front Room
Anderson Studio
Beechmont Team 2
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Back Room
Anderson Studio
Beechmont Team 1
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Back Room
Anderson Studio
Beechmont Team 4
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Front Room
Anderson Studio
Beechmont Team 5
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Front Room
Anderson Studio
Fort Thomas Team 2
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Upstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Fort Thomas Team 1
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Upstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Fort Thomas Team 4
Tuesday
4:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Fort Thomas Team 5
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Hip Hop Team 2
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Fort Thomas Team 6
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Hip Hop Team 3
Wednesday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Fort Thomas Team 3
Thursday
3:45 PM to 5:15 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Hip Hop Team 1
Sunday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio

Competition Teams 2024-2025

Name
Days
Location
Beechmont Team 2
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:45 PM
Back Room
Anderson Studio
Beechmont Team 4
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Front Room
Anderson Studio
Beechmont Team 3
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Front Room
Anderson Studio
Beechmont Team 5
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Front Room
Anderson Studio
Beechmont Team 1
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Back Room
Anderson Studio
Beechmont Team 6
Saturday
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Front Room
Anderson Studio
FT Team 3
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
FT Team 5
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
FT Team 6
Tuesday
8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
FT Team 2
Thursday
3:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Upstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
FT Team 4
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
FT Team 1
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Upstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
FT Team 7
Thursday
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio

Fort Thomas Fall 2024-2025

Name
Days
Location
Monday 4:00-6:00
Combination II
2 hour class

Individual students will be placed in the appropriate class according to age and ability. The curriculum includes progressively advanced ballet, tap and jazz instruction. Students will continue to build on their technique, style, and dance terminology along with enhancing their knowledge in more advanced forms of dance. Instruction in jazz, an American form of dance marked by movement isolations and complex, propulsive rhythms, leaps and turns, is begun at age 8. The beginning level includes stretches, isolations, barre work and simple movements and progresses to turns, hops, leaps and more complex choreography at a faster tempo. Class will be broken down into sections and progressively advancing choreography, leaps, turns and dance terminology in all three dance styles will be taught. As students progress, complex dance combinations will be introduced to strengthen their range of flexibility and build strength and endurance, helping them develop their overall athletic ability.

Uniform
Age 12 and older - Any color leotard and tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes, tan jazz shoes *

*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Fort Thomas Open House:
Wednesday, July 31st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, August 21st 6:00-8:00pm
Monday
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Monday 4:30-5:30 Beginner Dance (ages 4-5)
Beginner Dance - 4 & 5 year olds
60 minutes class

Beginner Dance is an introduction to exploratory and creative moment and musical skills through basic ballet, tap and tumbling. The class teaches basic ballet/tap positions, posture and alignment with emphasis on body part and spatial awareness and practice moving as a group, cooperating, and following directions. Fun props such as tambourines, lummi sticks and bean bags are used to develop coordination and explore the wonders of movement. Class structure and exercises are designed specifically for the behavioral development and the attention span of 4 and 5 year olds.

Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Fort Thomas Open House:
Wednesday, July 31st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, August 21st 6:00-8:00pm
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Upstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Monday 5:30-6:15 Toddler Dance (ages 3-4)
Toddler Dance - Age 3 and 4
45 Minute Class

Toddler Dance is an introduction to basic movement, rhythm, coordination and musical skills, such as left/right handed drills, skipping and vocalizing through current music and games. Fun is emphasized with special props and activities. Class includes instruction in ballet, tap and tumbling.

Uniform

Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Fort Thomas Open House:
Wednesday, July 31st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, August 21st 6:00-8:00pm
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Upstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Monday 6:00-7:00 Leaps and Turns
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Monday 6:15-7:45 Combination Dance I (ages 6-8)
Combination Dance I: Ballet, Tap and Tumbling - ages 6-8
90 minute class

The curriculum includes fundamental ballet, tap and tumbling instruction. Ballet is the basic foundation of all dance forms - teaching proper body alignment, carriage, grace and poise. Barre exercises develop flexibility and strength, while center work allows students to practice classic dance principles. Tap instruction combines the study of rhythmic foot patterns, precision and fluidity of movement and style, challenges students to count steps and increase the coordination between mind and body. Jazz instruction is an American dance form which evolves and changes with the latest popular styles. Tumbling is the floor section of gymnastics and teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline and concentration as well as spatial awareness. Floor mats are used to teach students safe techniques for rolls, headstands, walkovers, handsprings and other gymnastic tricks.

Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Fort Thomas Open House:
Wednesday, July 31st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, August 21st 6:00-8:00pm
Monday
6:15 PM to 7:45 PM
Upstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Monday 7:00-9:00
Combination II
2 hour class

Individual students will be placed in the appropriate class according to age and ability. The curriculum includes progressively advanced ballet, tap and jazz instruction. Students will continue to build on their technique, style, and dance terminology along with enhancing their knowledge in more advanced forms of dance. Instruction in jazz, an American form of dance marked by movement isolations and complex, propulsive rhythms, leaps and turns, is begun at age 8. The beginning level includes stretches, isolations, barre work and simple movements and progresses to turns, hops, leaps and more complex choreography at a faster tempo. Class will be broken down into sections and progressively advancing choreography, leaps, turns and dance terminology in all three dance styles will be taught. As students progress, complex dance combinations will be introduced to strengthen their range of flexibility and build strength and endurance, helping them develop their overall athletic ability.

Uniform
Age 12 and older - Any color leotard and tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes, tan jazz shoes *

*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Fort Thomas Open House:
Wednesday, July 31st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, August 21st 6:00-8:00pm
Monday
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Tuesday 5:30-6:45 Intermediate dance (age 5-6)
Intermediate dance- ages 5 and 6
75 minute class

An introduction to exploratory and creative moment and musical skills through basic ballet, tap and tumbling. The class teaches basic ballet/tap positions, posture and alignment with emphasis on body part and spatial awareness and practice moving as a group, cooperating, and following directions. Fun props such as tambourines, lummi sticks and bean bags are used to develop coordination and explore the wonders of movement. Class structure and exercises are designed specifically for the behavioral development and the attention span of 5 and 6 year olds.

Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Fort Thomas Open House:
Wednesday, July 31st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, August 21st 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Upstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Wednesday 4:00-6:00
Combination II
2 hour class

Individual students will be placed in the appropriate class according to age and ability. The curriculum includes progressively advanced ballet, tap and jazz instruction. Students will continue to build on their technique, style, and dance terminology along with enhancing their knowledge in more advanced forms of dance. Instruction in jazz, an American form of dance marked by movement isolations and complex, propulsive rhythms, leaps and turns, is begun at age 8. The beginning level includes stretches, isolations, barre work and simple movements and progresses to turns, hops, leaps and more complex choreography at a faster tempo. Class will be broken down into sections and progressively advancing choreography, leaps, turns and dance terminology in all three dance styles will be taught. As students progress, complex dance combinations will be introduced to strengthen their range of flexibility and build strength and endurance, helping them develop their overall athletic ability.

Uniform
Age 7-11 - Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes, tan jazz shoes *

*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Fort Thomas Open House:
Wednesday, July 31st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, August 21st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Wednesday 5:30-6:15 Toddler Dance (Ages 3-4)
Toddler Dance - Age 3 and 4
45 Minute Class

Toddler Dance is an introduction to basic movement, rhythm, coordination and musical skills, such as left/right handed drills, skipping and vocalizing through current music and games. Fun is emphasized with special props and activities. Class includes instruction in ballet, tap and tumbling.

Uniform

Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Fort Thomas Open House:
Wednesday, July 31st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, August 21st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Upstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Wednesday 6:00-8:00
Combination II
2 hour class

Individual students will be placed in the appropriate class according to age and ability. The curriculum includes progressively advanced ballet, tap and jazz instruction. Students will continue to build on their technique, style, and dance terminology along with enhancing their knowledge in more advanced forms of dance. Instruction in jazz, an American form of dance marked by movement isolations and complex, propulsive rhythms, leaps and turns, is begun at age 8. The beginning level includes stretches, isolations, barre work and simple movements and progresses to turns, hops, leaps and more complex choreography at a faster tempo. Class will be broken down into sections and progressively advancing choreography, leaps, turns and dance terminology in all three dance styles will be taught. As students progress, complex dance combinations will be introduced to strengthen their range of flexibility and build strength and endurance, helping them develop their overall athletic ability.

Uniform
Age 12 and older - Any color leotard and tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes, tan jazz shoes *

*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Fort Thomas Open House:
Wednesday, July 31st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, August 21st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Wednesday 6:15-7:15 Beginner Dance (ages 4-5)
Beginner Dance - 4 & 5 year olds
60 minutes class

Beginner Dance is an introduction to exploratory and creative moment and musical skills through basic ballet, tap and tumbling. The class teaches basic ballet/tap positions, posture and alignment with emphasis on body part and spatial awareness and practice moving as a group, cooperating, and following directions. Fun props such as tambourines, lummi sticks and bean bags are used to develop coordination and explore the wonders of movement. Class structure and exercises are designed specifically for the behavioral development and the attention span of 4 and 5 year olds.

Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Fort Thomas Open House:
Wednesday, July 31st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, August 21st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Upstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Wednesday 7:00-9:00
Combination II
2 hour class

Individual students will be placed in the appropriate class according to age and ability. The curriculum includes progressively advanced ballet, tap and jazz instruction. Students will continue to build on their technique, style, and dance terminology along with enhancing their knowledge in more advanced forms of dance. Instruction in jazz, an American form of dance marked by movement isolations and complex, propulsive rhythms, leaps and turns, is begun at age 8. The beginning level includes stretches, isolations, barre work and simple movements and progresses to turns, hops, leaps and more complex choreography at a faster tempo. Class will be broken down into sections and progressively advancing choreography, leaps, turns and dance terminology in all three dance styles will be taught. As students progress, complex dance combinations will be introduced to strengthen their range of flexibility and build strength and endurance, helping them develop their overall athletic ability.

Uniform
Age 12 and older - Any color leotard and tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes, tan jazz shoes *

*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Fort Thomas Open House:
Wednesday, July 31st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, August 21st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Downstairs
Fort Thomas Studio
Thursday 5:30-7:00 Combination Dance I (ages 6-8)
Combination Dance I: Ballet, Tap and Tumbling - ages 6-8
90 minute class

The curriculum includes fundamental ballet, tap and tumbling instruction. Ballet is the basic foundation of all dance forms - teaching proper body alignment, carriage, grace and poise. Barre exercises develop flexibility and strength, while center work allows students to practice classic dance principles. Tap instruction combines the study of rhythmic foot patterns, precision and fluidity of movement and style, challenges students to count steps and increase the coordination between mind and body. Jazz instruction is an American dance form which evolves and changes with the latest popular styles. Tumbling is the floor section of gymnastics and teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline and concentration as well as spatial awareness. Floor mats are used to teach students safe techniques for rolls, headstands, walkovers, handsprings and other gymnastic tricks.

Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Fort Thomas Open House:
Wednesday, July 31st 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, August 21st 6:00-8:00pm
Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Upstairs
Fort Thomas Studio

Anderson Fall 2024-2025

Name
Days
Location
Monday 4:00-6:00
Combination II
2 hour class

Individual students will be placed in the appropriate class according to age and ability. The curriculum includes progressively advanced ballet, tap and jazz instruction. Students will continue to build on their technique, style, and dance terminology along with enhancing their knowledge in more advanced forms of dance. Instruction in jazz, an American form of dance marked by movement isolations and complex, propulsive rhythms, leaps and turns, is begun at age 8. The beginning level includes stretches, isolations, barre work and simple movements and progresses to turns, hops, leaps and more complex choreography at a faster tempo. Class will be broken down into sections and progressively advancing choreography, leaps, turns and dance terminology in all three dance styles will be taught. As students progress, complex dance combinations will be introduced to strengthen their range of flexibility and build strength and endurance, helping them develop their overall athletic ability.

Uniform
Age 12 and older - Any color leotard and tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes, tan jazz shoes *

*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Beechmont Open House:
Thursday, August 1st 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, August 20th 6:00-8:00pm
Monday
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Front Room
Anderson Studio
Monday 4:30-6:00 Intermediate Dance (Ages 6-8)
Combination Dance I: Ballet, Tap and Tumbling - ages 6-8
90 minute class

The curriculum includes fundamental ballet, tap and tumbling instruction. Ballet is the basic foundation of all dance forms - teaching proper body alignment, carriage, grace and poise. Barre exercises develop flexibility and strength, while center work allows students to practice classic dance principles. Tap instruction combines the study of rhythmic foot patterns, precision and fluidity of movement and style, challenges students to count steps and increase the coordination between mind and body. Jazz instruction is an American dance form which evolves and changes with the latest popular styles. Tumbling is the floor section of gymnastics and teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline and concentration as well as spatial awareness. Floor mats are used to teach students safe techniques for rolls, headstands, walkovers, handsprings and other gymnastic tricks.

Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Beechmont Open House:
Thursday, August 1st 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, August 20th 6:00-8:00pm
Monday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Back Room
Anderson Studio
Monday 6:00-7:00 Leaps and Turns (6th grade and older)
Leaps and turns for 6th grade and up
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Front Room
Anderson Studio
Monday 6:00-8:00
Combination II
2 hour class

Individual students will be placed in the appropriate class according to age and ability. The curriculum includes progressively advanced ballet, tap and jazz instruction. Students will continue to build on their technique, style, and dance terminology along with enhancing their knowledge in more advanced forms of dance. Instruction in jazz, an American form of dance marked by movement isolations and complex, propulsive rhythms, leaps and turns, is begun at age 8. The beginning level includes stretches, isolations, barre work and simple movements and progresses to turns, hops, leaps and more complex choreography at a faster tempo. Class will be broken down into sections and progressively advancing choreography, leaps, turns and dance terminology in all three dance styles will be taught. As students progress, complex dance combinations will be introduced to strengthen their range of flexibility and build strength and endurance, helping them develop their overall athletic ability.

Uniform
Age 12 and older - Any color leotard and tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes, tan jazz shoes *

*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Fort Thomas Open House:
Thursday, August 1st 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, August 20th 6:00-8:00pm
Monday
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Back Room
Anderson Studio
Tuesday 4:30-6:30
Combination II
2 hour class

Individual students will be placed in the appropriate class according to age and ability. The curriculum includes progressively advanced ballet, tap and jazz instruction. Students will continue to build on their technique, style, and dance terminology along with enhancing their knowledge in more advanced forms of dance. Instruction in jazz, an American form of dance marked by movement isolations and complex, propulsive rhythms, leaps and turns, is begun at age 8. The beginning level includes stretches, isolations, barre work and simple movements and progresses to turns, hops, leaps and more complex choreography at a faster tempo. Class will be broken down into sections and progressively advancing choreography, leaps, turns and dance terminology in all three dance styles will be taught. As students progress, complex dance combinations will be introduced to strengthen their range of flexibility and build strength and endurance, helping them develop their overall athletic ability.

Uniform
Age 7-11 - Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes, tan jazz shoes *
Age 12 and older - Any color leotard and tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes, tan jazz shoes *

*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Beechmont Open House:
Thursday, August 1st 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, August 20th 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Front Room
Anderson Studio
Tuesday 5:45-7:00 (Ages 5-7)
Intermediate Dance- 5-7 year olds
75 minute class

An introduction to exploratory and creative moment and musical skills through basic ballet, tap and tumbling. The class teaches basic ballet/tap positions, posture and alignment with emphasis on body part and spatial awareness and practice moving as a group, cooperating, and following directions. Fun props such as tambourines, lummi sticks and bean bags are used to develop coordination and explore the wonders of movement. Class structure and exercises are designed specifically for the behavioral development and the attention span of 5 and 6 year olds.

Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Beechmont Open House:
Thursday, August 1st 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, August 20th 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday
5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Back Room
Anderson Studio
Wednesday 5:30-6:30 Beginner Dance (Ages 4-5)
Beginner Dance - 4 & 5 year olds
60 minutes class

Beginner Dance is an introduction to exploratory and creative moment and musical skills through basic ballet, tap and tumbling. The class teaches basic ballet/tap positions, posture and alignment with emphasis on body part and spatial awareness and practice moving as a group, cooperating, and following directions. Fun props such as tambourines, lummi sticks and bean bags are used to develop coordination and explore the wonders of movement. Class structure and exercises are designed specifically for the behavioral development and the attention span of 4 and 5 year olds.

Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Beechmont Open House:
Thursday, August 1st 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, August 20th 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Back Room
Anderson Studio
Wednesday 6:00-6:45 Toddler Dance (Ages 3-4)
Toddler Dance - Age 3
45 Minute Class

Toddler Dance is an introduction to basic movement, rhythm, coordination and musical skills, such as left/right handed drills, skipping and vocalizing through current music and games. Fun is emphasized with special props and activities. Class includes instruction in ballet, tap and tumbling.

Uniform
Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Beechmont Open House:
Thursday, August 1st 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, August 20th 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Front Room
Anderson Studio
Wednesday 6:30-7:45 Intermediate Dance (Ages 5-7)
Intermediate Dance- 5-7 year olds
75 minute class

An introduction to exploratory and creative moment and musical skills through basic ballet, tap and tumbling. The class teaches basic ballet/tap positions, posture and alignment with emphasis on body part and spatial awareness and practice moving as a group, cooperating, and following directions. Fun props such as tambourines, lummi sticks and bean bags are used to develop coordination and explore the wonders of movement. Class structure and exercises are designed specifically for the behavioral development and the attention span of 5 and 6 year olds.

Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Beechmont Open House:
Thursday, August 1st 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, August 20th 6:00-8:00pm
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Back Room
Anderson Studio
Grade School Hip Hop (ages 6-10)
Hip Hop for 6 to 10 year olds

Please wear clothes easy to move in and gym shoes.
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Front Room
Anderson Studio
Thursday 2:15-3:00 Beginner Dance (ages 3-4)
Toddler Dance - Age 3
45 Minute Class

Toddler Dance is an introduction to basic movement, rhythm, coordination and musical skills, such as left/right handed drills, skipping and vocalizing through current music and games. Fun is emphasized with special props and activities. Class includes instruction in ballet, tap and tumbling.

Uniform
Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Beechmont Open House:
Thursday, August 1st 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, August 20th 6:00-8:00pm
Thursday
2:15 PM to 3:00 PM
Back Room
Anderson Studio
Thursday 5:15-6:15 Beginner Dance (Ages 4-5)
Beginner Dance - 4 & 5 year olds
60 minutes class

Beginner Dance is an introduction to exploratory and creative moment and musical skills through basic ballet, tap and tumbling. The class teaches basic ballet/tap positions, posture and alignment with emphasis on body part and spatial awareness and practice moving as a group, cooperating, and following directions. Fun props such as tambourines, lummi sticks and bean bags are used to develop coordination and explore the wonders of movement. Class structure and exercises are designed specifically for the behavioral development and the attention span of 4 and 5 year olds.

Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Beechmont Open House:
Thursday, August 1st 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, August 20th 6:00-8:00pm
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Back Room
Anderson Studio
Thursday 6:15-7:45 intermediate Dance (Ages 6-8)
ICombination Dance I: Ballet, Tap and Tumbling - ages 6-8
90 minute class

The curriculum includes fundamental ballet, tap and tumbling instruction. Ballet is the basic foundation of all dance forms - teaching proper body alignment, carriage, grace and poise. Barre exercises develop flexibility and strength, while center work allows students to practice classic dance principles. Tap instruction combines the study of rhythmic foot patterns, precision and fluidity of movement and style, challenges students to count steps and increase the coordination between mind and body. Jazz instruction is an American dance form which evolves and changes with the latest popular styles. Tumbling is the floor section of gymnastics and teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline and concentration as well as spatial awareness. Floor mats are used to teach students safe techniques for rolls, headstands, walkovers, handsprings and other gymnastic tricks.

Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes
*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Beechmont Open House:
Thursday, August 1st 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, August 2oth 6:00-8:00pm
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:45 PM
Back Room
Anderson Studio
Thursday 6:30-8:30
Combination II
2 hour class

Individual students will be placed in the appropriate class according to age and ability. The curriculum includes progressively advanced ballet, tap and jazz instruction. Students will continue to build on their technique, style, and dance terminology along with enhancing their knowledge in more advanced forms of dance. Instruction in jazz, an American form of dance marked by movement isolations and complex, propulsive rhythms, leaps and turns, is begun at age 8. The beginning level includes stretches, isolations, barre work and simple movements and progresses to turns, hops, leaps and more complex choreography at a faster tempo. Class will be broken down into sections and progressively advancing choreography, leaps, turns and dance terminology in all three dance styles will be taught. As students progress, complex dance combinations will be introduced to strengthen their range of flexibility and build strength and endurance, helping them develop their overall athletic ability.

Uniform
Age 7-11 - Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes, tan jazz shoes *
Age 12 and older - Any color leotard and tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan tap shoes, tan jazz shoes *

*Please visit during our open house days to purchase the required shoes

Beechmont Open House:
Thursday, August 1st 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, August 20th 6:00-8:00pm
Thursday
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Front Room
Anderson Studio