Fall 2018-19

Location Name Class Days
Studio B
Advanced Ballet/Pointe 12+
This Ballet and/or Pointe class is for the experienced dancer ready to advance and who has had 3+ years of ballet. The class will begin with an intense barre designed for ballet and Pointe dancers and will work on technique, leaps, turns and combinations in a professional way. This class is by approval and or audition only.
Monday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Sep 10 to Jun 3
Studio A
Lyrical Ballet 7-10y
This Ballet Class has the basic ballet technique training with a lilting style of dance that uses the ballet technique along with other dance forms. Lyrical is a poetic feel associated with the movements and the steps flow from the one to the next allowing the dancers to express themselves to the music more freely. This class passes as a ballet class requirement.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 10 to Jun 3
Studio B
Petite Ballet
Students ages 5-6 begin learning classical ballet steps, basic barre and center floor with technique to prepare them for success in dance. Jean Marie Dance Studio firmly believes ballet is the foundation behind the most successful dancers. Stepping out of creative movement students will begin to learn the language of dance and the functions of the stage while building strength, flexibility and self confidence. Finis Jhung technique is the cornerstone of ballet instruction at JMDS.
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Sep 10 to Jun 3
Studio A
Beginner/Intermediate Jazz/Hip Hop 7-11
This class is a favorite! Jazz and Hip Hop along with other genre's. Dancing to upbeat music, this class offers strong dance technique skills, coordination skills, stretching and performance technique. Everyone is encouraged to move at their own pace. Classes are designed age appropriate and as always, ballet training is recommended. We will learn many different ageless dance styles from the 60's to the latest hip-hop moves poppin and lockin -Broadway's Fosse to jazz funk!
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sep 10 to Jun 3
Studio B
Inter/Adv Jazz/Hip Hop 13+
More advanced students tackle more complex choreography. Dancers should have at least 3 years of Jazz/hip hop prior to class. This advanced class will enforce proper technique in traditional jazz, lyrical movement as well as some hip hop. Many new jumps, leaps and technical dance moves will be introduced. From Fosse to Lyrical Jazz to Jazz Funk ALL STYLES throughout the year. This class must be approved and/or auditioned for.
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sep 10 to Jun 3
Studio A
Beg/Intermediate Jazz/Hip Hop 12+
This class is great for beginner-intermediate dancers who want a class with Jazz/ hip hop and also some Contemporary, Lyrical styling. Jazz/Hip Hop and Contemporary & lyrical are all highly athletic styles that are very much alive and changing. Dance evolves with music. We will learn basics and do dance combinations to different styles of music. Beginners are exposed to center warm up, floor work, turns and leaps and jumps. More advanced students tackle more complex choreography. All students learn proper dance technique, quality movement in ALL STYLES throughout the year. This class will have one recital dance !
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sep 10 to Jun 3
Studio B
Contemporary 2 (ballet required)
In this advanced class students will be learning contemporary dance styles from numerous origins developed over the past century - and developing still. Ballet class is required weekly . This class is designed to allow dancers to break away from the strict techniques of ballet. Contemporary dance is one of the most expressive styles of dance. Students have an opportunity to be creative during this class. No one is meant to dance with precisely the same style in contemporary dance. Everyone is unique. We will concentrate on lengthening our movements through warm-ups, stretches, floor work, and combinations. There may be more than one recital performance for this group.
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sep 10 to Jun 3
Studio A
Pre-Dance Tues
This class for 2.5-4.5-year old dancers is a great first dance class. It is an introduction to ballet while focusing on creative movement, stretching and dance expression. Dancers will have a chance to express themselves individually and interact with fellow dancers while building strength and discipline skills in a fun way. * kids should be 2-1/2 at time of Registration. If your child is under 2.5 and you feel they will be fine in this class please contact Jean Marie at 410-304-2024.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Sep 11 to Jun 3
Studio A
Tiny Tappers 4-7
Tiny Tappers – This class is a favorite for our little tappers~ learning the basics for tap dance and coordination skills, our dancers have fun dancing to upbeat music with high energy. The dancers learn to become the rhythm in music! Rhythm patterns and steps are taught and each child will have special moments to shine! Tap dances are always fun recital dances!
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Sep 11 to Jun 3
Studio B
Musical Theater/Voice 6+
Great opportunity for singers! Musical Theatre Class/ Voice- Vocal coaching through different varieties of musical theatre repertoire. The class will focus on improving vocal technique through various warm-ups, exercises and rehearsals. Students will be expected to memorize and practice independently their group and solo pieces in between workshops to ensure performance ready material for the recital. In addition to vocal training, students will also be instructed in dancing while singing as well as theatrics and performance on stage. This class will prepare students for future audition and performance opportunities. 
Tuesday
5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Sep 11 to Jun 3
Studio A
Kids Hip Hop 4-6
This is a wonderful class designed for both boys and girls. This Class provides a fun-filled high energy class environment designed to properly train dancers in technique, dance performance, vocabulary and ongoing skill development while having fun working as a team. We will begin learning basic hip hop dance, poppin and lockin, stretches, turns and fun dance combinations to popular music. Dancers will learn to properly warm up and get a chance to shine individually before taking it to the floor!
Tuesday
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 11 to Jun 3
Studio B
Intermediate/Advanced Jazz/Hip Hop 8-12
Jazz/Hip Hop for the experienced dancer who has taken beginner jazz/hip hop and can easily follow choreography. More advanced students tackle more complex choreography. All students learn to dance with proper technique and quality movement in the classical jazz tradition as well as hip hop and other jazz styles. Many advanced leaps,jumps and turns will be introduced in this class. We will experience a variety of styles including: Fosse. Lyrical Jazz,Broadway, Contemporary, Jazz Funk and more throughout the year!
Tuesday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Sep 11 to Jun 3
Studio B
Adult Ballet
Adult Ballet is a wonderful class for adults all ages from absolute beginners to those with past experience. We will start the core basics developing strength and work on our barre, proper technique, center floor, petite & grand allegro and turns in a variety of classical styles including: Cecchetti, Vaganova, Royal Academy of Dance and the newest of masters: Finis Jhung Technique. Adult students will have options to move at their own pace. This class will go beyond the basics throughout the year as well. A Moderate yet challenging ballet class. Recital is optional for this class.
Tuesday
7:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Sep 11 to Jun 3
Studio B
Beg/Int Ballet 7-10
Students begin learning classical ballet steps, basic barre and center floor with technique to prepare them for success in dance. Jean Marie Dance Studio firmly believes ballet is the foundation behind the most successful dancers. We embrace the masters of the past as well as the new and teach a variety of techniques: Cecchetti, Vaganova, Finis Jhung and Royal Academy of Dance. Students learn history, vocabulary and principles of body movement known as proper technique which is the basis of success in all forms of dance. Students will begin to learn the universal language of dance and the functions of the stage while building strength, flexibility and self confidence.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Sep 12 to Jun 3
Studio A
Acro For Dancers (Dance Class required)
Acro for dancers teaches all levels beginners to advanced acrobatic tricks. Each dancer works at their own pace to master grow and learn. The class works on stretching and flexibility, floor work, and tumbling tricks. The dancers use the tricks they have learned to integrate them into their other dance classes and performances.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Sep 12 to Jun 3
Studio B
Pointe Conditioning Wed (Ballet Required)
For ballet students ages 9+ aiming to go en pointe, we begin preparing the legs and feet for pointe work with an intensive ballet barre and strength-building exercises. Dancers follow a rigorous course of physical therapy (PT) exercises combined with barre and center-work to ensure proper alignment, balance, muscle tone and core strength followed by structured ballet center floor excercise, those on pointe will dance on their toes and develop strength each at their own pace. Students must be enrolled in a basic ballet class as well. Students will start this class in ballet shoes and will progress at their own pace to pre-pointe/demi-pointe. Students are strongly encouraged to take 3 ballet and/or pointe conditioning classes a week to prepare for pointe shoes!
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Sep 11 to Jun 3
Studio B
Int/Adv Ballet 8-12
This Ballet class is for the experienced dancer ready for a more challenging ballet class. Class will reinforce classical ballet technique, terminology, barre and center floor work to prepare them to move forward to more complicated combinations and terminology. Turns and Leaps and reinforcing ballet basics will help them advance so that they can perform center stage with ease in any style of dance. Finis Jhung technique as well as Checchetti, RAD and Vaganova technique will be used throughout the year.
Wednesday
7:15 PM to 8:30 PM
Sep 12 to Jun 3
Studio A
Adult Jazz/Hip Hop
Adult class for Jazz and Hip Hop Dance as well other styles of jazz including some contemporary - energetic styles that are very much alive and changing, all born from a wide range of new music and old standards. Beginners will learn basic warm up, technique, floor work and across the floor exercises that will strengthen their dance ability and allow them to learn combinations and experience different dance styles to music of all genres. Everyone is encouraged to move at their own pace. June performance is optional!
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sep 12 to Jun 3
Studio A
Contemporary I
– Students will begin learning technique and contemporary dance styles from numerous origins developed over the past century – and developing still. This class is designed to allow dancers to break away from the strict techniques of ballet. Contemporary dance is one of the most expressive styles of dance. Students have an opportunity to be creative during this class. No one is meant to dance with precisely the same style in contemporary dance. Everyone is unique. We will concentrate on lengthening our movements through warm-ups, stretches, floor work, leaps and jumps and combinations
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sep 13 to Jun 3
Studio A
Advanced Tap 10+
For the experienced tap dancer who wants a more challenging class. Challenging combinations and rhythm patterns will add to your repertoire. This is a class for ages 10+. We will continue learning tap steps and combinations to all styles of music, full of energy and rhythm. 3+ years tap experience required.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sep 13 to Jun 3
Studio B
Pointe Conditioning (Ballet Required)
For ballet students ages 9+ aiming to go en pointe, we begin preparing the legs and feet for pointe work with an intensive ballet barre and strength-building exercises. Dancers follow a rigorous course of physical therapy (PT) exercises combined with barre and center-work to ensure proper alignment, balance, muscle tone and core strength followed by structured ballet center floor excercise, those on pointe will dance on their toes and develope strength each at their own pace. Students must be enrolled in a ballet class. Students will start this class in ballet shoes and will progress at their own pace to pre-pointe/demi-pointe. Students are strongly encouraged to take 3 ballet and/or pointe conditioning classes a week to prepare for pointe shoes!
Thursday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Sep 13 to Jun 3
Studio B
Intermediate Ballet/ Pointe 13+
Intermediate Ballet class for dancers who have had ballet 2+ years will expand classical ballet technique, terminology, barre and center floor to prepare them to move forward to more complicated combinations and terminology and reaching pointe shoe goals. Turns and Leaps and reinforcing ballet basics will help them advance so that they can perform center stage with ease in any style of dance. This is a great second class to add for pointe requirements (to dance en pointe dancers should be in 3 Ballet classes weekly).
Thursday
7:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Sep 13 to Jun 3
Studio A
Tap Kids 2
Tap class for dancers with at least one year of tap as well as Intermediate levels ages 6-9. Dancers will learn and work on basic rhythm patterns, turns and combinations to fun up beat music. Performance technique and upper body strength will develop from weekly class and once the rhythms are mastered they are never forgotten! Everyone is encouraged to move at their own pace to excel without pressure. This class is a great workout! Learn how to become the music!
Friday
6:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Sep 14 to Jun 3
Studio A
Pre-Dance Saturday
This class for 2.5-3-year old dancers is a great first dance class. It is an introduction to ballet while focusing on creative movement, stretching and dance expression. Dancers will have a chance to express themselves individually and interact with fellow dancers while building strength and discipline skills in a fun way. * kids should be 2-1/2 at time of Registration. If your child is under 2.5 and you feel they will be fine in this class please contact Jean Marie at 410-304-2024.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Sep 15 to Jun 3
Studio B
Little Star Combo 4-6
This class is designed according to age-level and will introduce your child a variety of dance styles and techniques. ...Classical ballet- to learn the language of dance with technique and proper training; Tap dance- learning basic coordination skills and music appreciation with rhythm patterns and combinations and intro to hip hop & jazz. Dancers will have a great time learning and dancing to their favorite songs. They will perform more than one recital dance. These classes will increase your child's dancing ability in all dance styles to cultivate a versatile performer and prepare them for the next step to individual classes. *two costumes will be needed for recital!
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Sep 15 to Jun 3

Master Classes 2019

Location Name Class Days
Studio B
Master Hip Hop Class Dmac Sandoz
DMac Santos Master hip hop class! Ages 6+-Adult Professional hip hop performer and instructor is coming from Los Angeles. He has gone on tour with many professional pop, hip hop and rock stars DMac is a wonderful teacher and mentor for our students. He is back by popular demand. Class date: February 1st, 2019 at 6:00-7:30 p.m. Registration deadline is Jan 25th! Register before this date.
Friday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Feb 22 to Feb 22
Studio B
Master Ballet Workshop With Thomas Hanner
Two Hour Work Shop with Talented Thomas Hanner, Sunday March 10th from 2-4 p.m. ww " After teaching for 36 years I still look forward to walking into every class. No studio is too large or too small. Whether it's one student or 100 students I still look forward to walking into that class to make a difference. Before beginning my teaching career I performed with San Francisco Ballet, Washington Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet and many others. I began my training in Hollywood, California with former members of Ballet Russe and Royal Ballet, and continued in New York City at the School of American Ballet with Stanley Williams."www.thomashanner.com
Sunday
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Mar 10 to Mar 10

Winter Salsa Session Series 2019

Location Name Class Days
Studio B
SALSA SESSION
A wonderful 5 week Sunday salsa session!! Jan 20th Thru March 3rd. NO CLASS 2/3 AND 2/17 Want to learn the hottest dance out in the clubs? Join Jean Pierre Laurenceau-Medina and Maria Melendez for a 4 week Salsa dance session on Sunday's 5p.m.- 6p.m, We begin October 21st thru November 11th! The class will feature a 45 minute lesson followed by practice/social dancing other latin dances, such as bachata, merengue, and cha-cha will be incorporated through the series. Jean Pierre has over 20 years experience in salsa dance instruction and will have you out on the dance floor showing off your new moves in no time! Couples and singles welcome. Class is great for beginners or those with some salsa experience
Sunday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 20 to Mar 3

Winter/Spring 6 week Sessions

Location Name Class Days
Studio A
JR Star Combo 6-10
This class is designed and age appropriate for your child with a variety of dance styles and techniques. ...Classical ballet- to learn the language of dance with technique and proper training; Tap dance- learning basic coordination skills and music appreciation with rhythm patterns and Hip Hop Dance. The combo class will include barre work in ballet, terminology, technique and basic jazz/hip hop and Contemporary styles as well as tap and they will have a great time learning and dancing to their favorite songs. This 6 week class will increase your child's dancing ability and allow them to explore a little of all styles of dance.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Mar 12 to Apr 16
Studio B
Tiny Dancer Intro
This dance class is a great class for our little ones. This is where it begins. Young dancers (2.5- 5) focus on natural movement, including stretching, music appreciation and counting music beats. The language of dance (French) is introduced along with ballet basics. Dance technique is revealed in a stimulating environment building strength and self confidence, with some group interaction, while always encouraging individual personality. We will do some tap and hip hop and explore creative movement and lyrical styles.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Mar 14 to Apr 18
Studio B
6 week Dance Workshop/boot camp
This class is great for beginner adults and tweens and teens or those returning to dance who want a great work out and to express themselves through the art of dance! Jazz/Hip Hop are two highly athletic styles that are very much alive and changing, both layered on a wide range of new music and old standards. We will do an intro to ballet and can explore tap dancing as well! Beginners are exposed to center warm up, floor work and related combinations initially. More advanced students tackle more complex choreography.
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Mar 16 to Apr 20
PRIVATE LESSONS for Dance, Vocal and Acro!
PRIVATE LESSONS are available through appointments only $50 an hour. Please contact Jean Marie at jeanne@jeanmariedancestudio.com to make your private appointment now! Must be booked with payment 2 weeks prior and there are no cancellations/refunds for missed private lessons. Private lessons are a great way to master your art, choreography or a new skill such as singing, pointe or acro.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Sep 11 to Aug 3


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