2024 Winter Dance Session

Name
Days
Location
Lyrical (Ages 8 & up)
A beginning/intermediate class teaching ballet and jazz for older students. This class builds on ballet and jazz technique already learned. We will focus on developing ballet and jazz technique, vocabulary, terminology, and stretching/strength training through floor exercises. Dancers will perform one dance in our Spring Dance Recital in April. Additional costs include dance shoes and a costume for the recital.
Monday
7:20 PM to 8:05 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Ballet/Jazz (Ages 5-8)
A beginning class teaching ballet and jazz. This class builds on the technique learned through preballet. We will focus on developing ballet and jazz technique, vocabulary, terminology, and stretching/strength training through both barre and floor exercises. Dancers will perform one dance in our Spring Dance Recital in April. Tuition is billed monthly through April. Additional costs include dance shoes and a costume for the recital.
Friday
4:50 PM to 5:20 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Creative Movement (Ages 3-5)
Basic beginner ballet techniques and group activities will be introduced along with classroom manners. Requirements: Must be 3 years old by start of class. Students must be able to sit quietly, listen and follow instructions.. Dancers will perform one dance in our Spring Dance Recital in April. Tuition is billed monthly through April. Additional costs include dance shoes and a costume for the recital.
Friday
5:25 PM to 5:55 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Poms (Ages 6-9)
A high-intensity class using pom poms with a focus on choreography, technique, and performance styles. Choreography for this class is rooted in jazz and hip hop. Dancers in Poms will learn fundamentals of pom positions as well as performance skills while dancing to high energy music. Dancers will perform one dance in our Spring Dance Recital in April. Additional costs include dance shoes and a costume for the recital.
Friday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Ashland School of Dance

2024 Summer Session

Name
Days
Location
Summer Solo or Duet w/Ally
Dancers signed up for the Summer Dance Session have the opportunity to do ONE extra dance (solo or duet) in the Summer Dance Performance. Dancers need to decide on the type of dance they want to do (lyrical, hip hop, tap, poms, etc) and then decide what instructor they want to help them choreography the dance.

Participating in a solo and or duet dance is a great and very rewarding experience! But it does involve extra costs and commitment from both the dancers and their parents. The $35 due at the time of sign up is for the music fee and administrative costs. Dancers meet with their instructor for 2-3 private lessons to learn and clean a dance; private lessons with instructors is $30/hr. Private lesson fees are due at the end of each lesson with your instructor.
Dancers are expected to practice their solo/duet dance each week. If a dancer hasn't been practicing, ASOD has the option to cut any solo/duet dancer from the performance.

Dancers that do a solo for the Summer Performance will use that same solo for the upcoming dance season – Winter Showcase and at competitions if they choose to compete.

12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Summer Solo or Duet w/Anessa
Dancers signed up for the Summer Dance Session have the opportunity to do ONE extra dance (solo or duet) in the Summer Dance Performance. Dancers need to decide on the type of dance they want to do (lyrical, hip hop, tap, poms, etc) and then decide what instructor they want to help them choreography the dance.

Participating in a solo and or duet dance is a great and very rewarding experience! But it does involve extra costs and commitment from both the dancers and their parents. The $35 due at the time of sign up is for the music fee and administrative costs. Dancers meet with their instructor for 2-3 private lessons to learn and clean a dance; private lessons with instructors is $30/hr. Private lesson fees are due at the end of each lesson with your instructor.
Dancers are expected to practice their solo/duet dance each week. If a dancer hasn't been practicing, ASOD has the option to cut any solo/duet dancer from the performance.

Dancers that do a solo for the Summer Performance will use that same solo for the upcoming dance season – Winter Showcase and at competitions if they choose to compete.

12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Summer Solo or Duet w/Brooke
Dancers signed up for the Summer Dance Session have the opportunity to do ONE extra dance (solo or duet) in the Summer Dance Performance. Dancers need to decide on the type of dance they want to do (lyrical, hip hop, tap, poms, etc) and then decide what instructor they want to help them choreography the dance.

Participating in a solo and or duet dance is a great and very rewarding experience! But it does involve extra costs and commitment from both the dancers and their parents. The $35 due at the time of sign up is for the music fee and administrative costs. Dancers meet with their instructor for 2-3 private lessons to learn and clean a dance; private lessons with instructors is $30/hr. Private lesson fees are due at the end of each lesson with your instructor.
Dancers are expected to practice their solo/duet dance each week. If a dancer hasn't been practicing, ASOD has the option to cut any solo/duet dancer from the performance.

Dancers that do a solo for the Summer Performance will use that same solo for the upcoming dance season – Winter Showcase and at competitions if they choose to compete.

12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Summer Solo or Duet w/Lily
Dancers signed up for the Summer Dance Session have the opportunity to do ONE extra dance (solo or duet) in the Summer Dance Performance. Dancers need to decide on the type of dance they want to do (lyrical, hip hop, tap, poms, etc) and then decide what instructor they want to help them choreography the dance.

Participating in a solo and or duet dance is a great and very rewarding experience! But it does involve extra costs and commitment from both the dancers and their parents. The $35 due at the time of sign up is for the music fee and administrative costs. Dancers meet with their instructor for 2-3 private lessons to learn and clean a dance; private lessons with instructors is $30/hr. Private lesson fees are due at the end of each lesson with your instructor.
Dancers are expected to practice their solo/duet dance each week. If a dancer hasn't been practicing, ASOD has the option to cut any solo/duet dancer from the performance.

Dancers that do a solo for the Summer Performance will use that same solo for the upcoming dance season – Winter Showcase and at competitions if they choose to compete.

12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Hip Hop (Ages 8-10) - Mon
An intermediate hip hop class that will build on hip hop movements already learned. Hip Hop is full of energy and fun music to dance to. They will work on
movements that include flexibility and tricks. We will focus on developing technique, vocabulary, terminology, and stretching/strength training through floor exercises. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $80; $40 due at time of registration and $40 due by 6/17. Additional costs include jazz shoes and a costume for the performance.
Monday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Jazz (Ages 7-9) - Mon
A beginner's jazz class that will build on jazz technique already learned. We will focus on developing jazz technique, vocabulary, terminology, and stretching/strength training through floor exercises. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $80; $40 due at time of registration and $40 due by 6/17. Additional costs include jazz shoes and a costume for the performance.
Monday
4:55 PM to 5:40 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Lyrical (Ages 7-9) - Mon
Lyrical is a combination of ballet and jazz dance; this is a beginners class that will build on ballet and jazz technique already learned. We will focus on developing ballet and jazz technique, vocabulary, terminology, and stretching/strength training through floor exercises. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $80; $40 due at time of registration and $40 due by 6/17. Additional costs include lyrical shoes and a costume for the performance.
Monday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Tap (Ages 10 & up) - Mon
An intermediate/advanced tap class that will build to develop stronger technique, rhythms and sounds. Students must have tap experience to enroll in this class. They will focus on developing advanced tap technique, vocabulary, terminology, and stretching/strength training through floor exercises. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $60; $30 due at time of registration and $30 due by 6/17. Additional costs include tap shoes and a costume for the performance.
Monday
6:40 PM to 7:10 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Poms (Ages 4-5) - Tues
Poms is a high-intensity class using pom poms. This poms class is a beginner class for our youngest dancers. Choreography for this class is rooted in jazz and hip hop. Dancers in Poms will learn fundamentals of pom positions as well as performance skills while dancing to high energy music. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $60; $30 due at time of registration and $30 due by 6/17. Additional costs include jazz shoes and a costume for the performance.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Hip Hop (Ages 4-5) - Tues
Hip Hop is full of energy and fun music to dance to. This is a beginner's hip hop class for our youngest dancers. They will work on basic dance technique and group activities. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $60; $30 due at time of registration and $30 due by 6/17. Additional costs include jazz shoes and a costume for the performance.
Tuesday
4:40 PM to 5:10 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Tap (Ages 7 & up) - Tues
A beginning/int tap class that will build to develop stronger technique, rhythms and sounds. No tap experience necessary. They will focus on developing tap technique, vocabulary, terminology, and stretching/strength training through floor exercises. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $60; $30 due at time of registration and $30 due by 6/17. Additional costs include tap shoes and a costume for the performance.
Tuesday
5:20 PM to 5:50 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Hip Hop (Ages 10-12)
This is an intermediate hip hop class. Hip Hop is full of energy and fun music to dance to. Students will see a combinations of jazz and hip hop movements. These movements include flexibility, tricks, isolation, popping, and having a low center. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $80; $40 due at time of registration and $40 due by 6/17. Additional costs include jazz shoes and a costume for the performance.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Adv Hip Hop (Ages 13 & up)
This is an advanced hip hop class. Hip Hop is full of energy and fun music to dance to. Students will see advanced combinations of jazz and hip hop movements. These movements include flexibility, tricks, isolation, popping, and having a low center. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $100; $50 due at time of registration and $50 due by 6/17. Additional costs include jazz shoes and a costume for the performance.
Tuesday
7:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Ballet (Ages 5-7) - Wed
A beginner ballet class for our younger dancers. Dancers will learn basic ballet techniques and group activities. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $60; $30 due at time of registration and $30 due by 6/17. Additional costs include ballet shoes and a costume for the performance.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Creative Movement - Wed
A beginner dance class for our youngest dancers. Dancers will learn basic dance techniques and group activities. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $50; $25 due at time of registration and $25 due by 6/17. Additional costs include ballet shoes.
Wednesday
4:55 PM to 5:25 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Lyrical (Ages 10-12) - Wed
Lyrical is a combination of ballet and jazz dance; this is an intermediate class that will build on ballet and jazz technique already learned. We will focus on developing ballet and jazz technique, vocabulary, terminology, and stretching/strength training through floor exercises. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $80; $40 due at time of registration and $40 due by 6/17. Additional costs include lyrical shoes and a costume for the performance.
Wednesday
5:35 PM to 6:35 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Strength & Flex
This class will not perform in the Summer Showcase. They will focus on developing technique with stretching/strength training through floor exercises. Total class cost is $60; $30 due at time of registration and $30 due by 6/17.
Wednesday
6:40 PM to 7:25 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Adv Lyrical (Ages 13 & up)
This is an advanced class that will build on ballet and jazz technique already learned. We will focus on developing advanced ballet and jazz technique, vocabulary, terminology, and stretching/strength training through floor exercises. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $80; $40 due at time of registration and $40 due by 6/17. Additional costs include lyrical shoes and a costume for the performance.
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Creative Movement - Thurs
A beginner dance class for our youngest dancers. Dancers will learn basic dance techniques and group activities. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $60; $30 due at time of registration and $30 due by 6/17. Additional costs include ballet shoes and a costume for the performance.
Thursday
4:15 PM to 4:45 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Hip Hop (Ages 5-7) - Thurs
Hip Hop is full of energy and fun music to dance to. This is a begin hip hop class for our younger dancers. They will work on basic dance technique and group activities. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $80; $40 due at time of registration and $40 due by 6/17. Additional costs include jazz shoes and a costume for the performance.
Thursday
4:55 PM to 5:40 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Poms (Ages 6-7) - Thurs
Poms is a high-intensity class using pom poms. This poms class is a beginner class for our younger dancers. Choreography for this class is rooted in jazz and hip hop. Dancers in Poms will learn fundamentals of pom positions as well as performance skills while dancing to high energy music. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $80; $40 due at time of registration and $40 due by 6/17. Additional costs include jazz shoes and a costume for the performance.
Thursday
5:50 PM to 6:35 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Hip Hop (Ages 6-7) - Thurs
Hip Hop is full of energy and fun music to dance to. This is a begin hip hop class for our younger dancers. They will work on basic dance technique and group activities. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $80; $40 due at time of registration and $40 due by 6/17. Additional costs include jazz shoes and a costume for the performance.
Thursday
6:40 PM to 7:25 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Acro
Learn how to properly execute tumbling & acrobatic tricks that can be used in dance routines. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $90; $45 due at time of registration and $45 due by 6/17. Additional costs include dance shoes and a costume for the performance.
Friday
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Acro
Learn how to properly execute tumbling & acrobatic tricks that can be used in dance routines. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $90; $45 due at time of registration and $45 due by 6/17. Additional costs include dance shoes and a costume for the performance.
Friday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Modern
Modern is a free, expressive style of dance. It's a natural movement of the body that focuses on the serious expression of your inner emotions. Dancers will perform one dance in our Summer Dance Performance the end of July. Total class cost is $90; $45 due at time of registration and $45 due by 6/17. Additional costs include dance shoes and a costume for the performance.

Friday
5:50 PM to 6:50 PM
Ashland School of Dance

2024 - 2025 Dance Season

Name
Days
Location
Creative Movement (Ages 3-4) Monday
A 30 minute class designed to improve body awareness and posture placement and foster self-confidence, emphasizing motor skills development, coordination and limbering/stretching exercises. Basic beginner ballet techniques and group activities will be introduced along with classroom manners. Requirements: Must be 3 years old by September 1. Students must be able to sit quietly, listen and follow instructions.
Monday
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Ashland School of Dance
PreBallet/Tiny Tap (Ages 5-6) Monday
Students learn basic rhythm and movement skills in tap and ballet. Tap class starts with simple basic rhythm steps to develop strong tap techniques. Basic ballet techniques and group activities will be introduced. Requirements: Students must be in Kindergarten and they must be able to sit quietly, listen and follow instructions.
Monday
4:40 PM to 5:25 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Level I Lyrical/Jazz
A beginning class teaching ballet and jazz for older students with two or more years of dance experience. This class builds on the technique already learned through preballet. We will focus on developing ballet and jazz technique, vocabulary, terminology, and stretching/strength training through both barre and floor exercises.
Monday
5:35 PM to 6:20 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Poms (Ages 8 & up)
A high-intensity class with a focus on choreography, technique, and performance styles. Choreography for this class is rooted in jazz and hip hop while integrating the use of poms. Dancers in Poms will learn fundamentals of pom positions as well as performance skills while dancing to high energy music.
Monday
6:25 PM to 7:10 PM
Ashland School of Dance
PrePoms/Jazz (Ages 4-5)
A 30 minute class designed to improve body awareness and posture placement and foster self-confidence, emphasizing motor skills development, coordination and limbering/stretching exercises. Basic beginner dance techniques with the use of pom poms and group activities will be introduced along with classroom manners. Requirements: Must be 4 years old by September 1. Students must be able to sit quietly, listen and follow instructions.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Level III Jazz/Funk
A teacher recommended class. Students will see a combinations of fundamental movements of jazz and hip hop. These movements include flexibility, isolation, popping, and having a low center. The movements are performed to heavy beat music that has a good rhythm and beat. What separates Jazz/Funk dance from the others is being lower to the ground and having your feet grounded. Jazz/Funk is a body and mind style, such as emotion, expression and certain body movements to match the music. Jazz/Funk is full of energy and fun music to dance too!!
Tuesday
4:35 PM to 5:20 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Jr Co Jazz/Funk
A teacher recommended class. An advanced classes that build on movements of Jazz and hip hop. The movements are performed to heavy beat music that has a good rhythm and beat. What separates Jazz/Funk dance from the others is being lower to the ground and having you feet grounded. Jazz/Funk is a body and mind style, such as emotion, expression and certain body movements to match the music. Jazz/Funk is full of energy and fun music to dance too!! Practice outside of class time is required. This group will participate in one dance competition in the Superior/Duluth area in the Spring.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Adult Hip Hop
Learn the foundations of hip hop and its various dance styles in this class. We will learn how to groove and develop our own unique style along with integrating choreography in this fun, high energy class open to adults of all levels. Class is one day a week beginning in September and ending in January; with the option to perform 1 dance at our Winter Showcase Performance in January.
Tuesday
7:35 PM to 8:20 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Sr Co Jazz/Funk
A teacher recommended class. An advanced classes that build on movements of Jazz and hip hop. The movements are performed to heavy beat music that has a good rhythm and beat. What separates Jazz/Funk dance from the others is being lower to the ground and having you feet grounded. Jazz/Funk is a body and mind style, such as emotion, expression and certain body movements to match the music. Jazz/Funk is full of energy and fun music to dance too!! Practice outside of class time is required. This group will participate in 3-4 dance competitions in the Superior/Duluth area in the Spring.
Tuesday
8:25 PM to 9:25 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Level II Lyrical/Jazz
A beginning/intermediate class teaching ballet and jazz for older students with three or more years of dance experience. This class builds on the technique already learned through Level 1. We will focus on developing ballet and jazz technique, vocabulary, terminology, and stretching/strength training through both barre and floor exercises.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Level III Lyrical/Jazz
A teacher recommended class that will work on intermediate and advanced ballet, lyrical and jazz technique. We will incorporate more complicated choreography and faster footwork. There will be a strong emphasis on understanding the terminology and proper execution of more advanced ballet and jazz movement. We will also concentrate on developing dancer's strength and technique.
Wednesday
4:50 PM to 5:50 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Level I Jazz/Funk (Ages 7 & up)
Students will see a combinations of fundamental movements of jazz and hip hop. These movements include flexibility, isolation, popping, and having a low center. The movements are performed to heavy beat music that has a good rhythm and beat. What separates Jazz/Funk dance from the others is being lower to the ground and having your feet grounded. Jazz/Funk is a body and mind style, such as emotion, expression and certain body movements to match the music. Jazz/Funk is full of energy and fun music to dance too!!
Thursday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Beg/Int Tap (Ages 7 & up)
A beginner class teaching basic jazz and tap technique. Students will learn basic tap terminology and techniques along with learning different rhythms and counting. This class will work on perfecting past tap steps, rhythms and sound clarity while introducing new steps. The class content will be very age appropriate focusing on developing good jazz and tap technique, stage presence, good classroom skills and creating a love and appreciation for dance.
Thursday
4:55 PM to 5:35 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Level II Jazz/Funk
A teacher recommended class. Students will see a combinations of fundamental movements of jazz and hip hop. These movements include flexibility, isolation, popping, and having a low center. The movements are performed to heavy beat music that has a good rhythm and beat. What separates Jazz/Funk dance from the others is being lower to the ground and having your feet grounded. Jazz/Funk is a body and mind style, such as emotion, expression and certain body movements to match the music. Jazz/Funk is full of energy and fun music to dance too!!
Thursday
5:40 PM to 6:25 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Int/Adv Tap (Ages 12 & up)
An int/adv class teaching basic jazz and tap technique. Students will learn basic tap terminology and techniques along with learning different rhythms and counting. This class will work on perfecting past tap steps, rhythms and sound clarity while introducing new steps. The class content will be very age appropriate focusing on developing good jazz and tap technique, stage presence, good classroom skills and creating a love and appreciation for dance.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Poms (Ages 6-8)
A high-intensity class with a focus on choreography, technique, and performance styles. Choreography for this class is rooted in jazz and hip hop while integrating the use of poms. Dancers in Poms will learn fundamentals of pom positions as well as performance skills while dancing to high energy music.
Friday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Ashland School of Dance
PreBallet/Tiny Tap (Ages 5-6) Friday
Students learn basic rhythm and movement skills in tap and ballet. Tap class starts with simple basic rhythm steps to develop strong tap techniques. Basic ballet techniques and group activities will be introduced. Requirements: Students must be in Kindergarten and they must be able to sit quietly, listen and follow instructions.
Friday
4:55 PM to 5:40 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Creative Movement (Ages 3-4) Friday
A 30 minute class designed to improve body awareness and posture placement and foster self-confidence, emphasizing motor skills development, coordination and limbering/stretching exercises. Basic beginner ballet techniques and group activities will be introduced along with classroom manners. Requirements: Must be 3 years old by September 1. Students must be able to sit quietly, listen and follow instructions.
Friday
5:50 PM to 6:20 PM
Ashland School of Dance
PreJazz/Funk (Ages 5-6)
Students will learn the basic fundamental movements of hip hop and poms. These movements include flexibility, isolation, popping, and having a low center. The movements are performed to upbeat music. Dancers in Poms will learn fundamentals of pom positions as well as performance skills while dancing to high energy music. Requirements: Students must be 4 by Sept 1 and must be able to sit quietly, listen and follow instructions. For the recital dancers will learn one pom routine and one jazz/funk routine.
Sunday
1:25 PM to 2:10 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Jr Company
This is a teacher recommended class meeting 2 days a week for a total of 2 hours 15 minutes of class time. Class time consists of ballet, lyrical, contemporary and jazz technique and repertoire. This class will work on advanced technique focusing on strength, flexibility, adagio, repertoire, and advanced turn and jump combinations. This class is strongly recommended for anyone wishing to move further within their dance education. This class will participate in 1 dance competition in the Superior/Duluth area in the Spring.
W 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Su 2:20 PM-3:35 PM
Ashland School of Dance
Sr Company
A teacher recommended class. An advanced classes that build on movements of Jazz and hip hop. The movements are performed to heavy beat music that has a good rhythm and beat. What separates Jazz/Funk dance from the others is being lower to the ground and having you feet grounded. Jazz/Funk is a body and mind style, such as emotion, expression and certain body movements to match the music. Jazz/Funk is full of energy and fun music to dance too!! Practice outside of class time is required. This group will participate in 3-4 dance competitions in the Superior/Duluth area and 1 dance competition in the Minneapolis area in the Spring.
W 8:05 PM-9:05 PM
Su 3:15 PM-4:45 PM
Ashland School of Dance