Fall / Spring 2019 - 2020

Name
Days
Location
Progressing Ballet Technique: Advanced
This class is available to those students who have studied in the advanced level classes for at least one year.
It includes Progressing Ballet Technique taught by one of certified PBT teachers, advanced ballet technique and pointe.
This class is by recommendation by the director only.
Monday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Advanced Ballet / Pointe
This class is strictly available to those students dancing en pointe who have been assessed as prepared for this level of pointe.
Monday
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Beginning Ballet II: Age 6/7
Last year's Beginning Ballet 6s.
New 6 year olds to this class must have at least one year of Ballet I to be eligible for this class. This includes last season's Tuesday 4:30 to 5:30PM class.
Eligible students include all of last season's Monday 4:30 to 5:30PM
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Ballet III / IV
This class is designed for the Advanced Beginner / Pre-Intermediate ballet students.
The goal for this class is to bridge the Beginner student into the Intermediate dancer.
Students in this class should be considering taking another class either at level (last season's class) or adding the higher level depending upon age and teacher recommendation.
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Purple Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Intermediate Teen / Adult Ballet
Intermediate level of Teen / Adult Ballet. This class is not designed for the Beginner Ballet Student.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Beginning Adult Pointe
Alas .. the Beginning Adult Pointe Class you have all been waiting for!
By invitation only and must be enrolled in adult ballet class. Pointe work can only be done while taking a concurrent ballet class and preferably at least one other dance form which can include Progressing Ballet Technique).
Monday
8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Purple Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Tap II: Age 8 to 10
Beginner Tap Class for Boys and Girls Ages 7-8. Ideal for those who started have had at least two seasons of tap.
Boys and girls welcome!
Dress code:
Girls: Solid color leotard, tan tights and tan tap shoes.
Boys: Black dance pants/shorts, white t shirt and black tap shoes.
Tuesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Ballet IV
MUST be recommended for this level.
Placement class may be required for students new to the Shenandoah Academy of Dance.
The minimum age for this class is 9 with at least three years of prior study of ballet.
This is not a class for beginners.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Pre-Pointe / Beginner Pointe
This class is required for those dancers who desire to achieve the level of strength and training required to study en pointe. The minimum age for this class is 9 BUT must be recommended by the director. This is not for the beginner ballet student.
To be eligible for beginning pointe, students must meet certain requirements as set forth by the director for safety and the health and physical well-being of the students. This phase of ballet training is not taken lightly and the guidelines must be adhered to so that a student is allowed to continue studying en pointe. Attendance in regular technique classes is key but there are other aspects of the student's developmental stages that are equally important.


Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Advanced Ballet
Wednesday
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Purple Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Classical Variations
This class is by invitation only. Cannot be used for any make up classes and is for both ladies and gentlemen.
It is a class designed to explore the variations in the classical repertoire. At times, this class is also used for special choreography projects and extra rehearsal where deemed necessary.
Wednesday
11:30 AM to 12:30 AM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Preschool 3s
This class is for Preschoolers age 3. This is a new class for new 3 year old students!
Students in this class will not need prior experience as we explore everything we need to know about space, time, following directions, taking our turn, locomotor movements including galloping, marching and toward the end of the year, skipping! We focus on body awareness and good listening ears while we are learning together!
Wednesday
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Purple Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Beginning Ballet I: Age 5
This class was formerly my 4s class. Students in last year's 4s class are now considered Beginner Ballet I.
** Note the time change for this class **
This class is still suitable for the beginning student though.
Students must be 5 by September 15th in order to register for this class.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Purple Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Ballet III / IV
This class will be taught at a higher level considering students who will be progressing into Intermediate Ballet. Students in this class would be recommended two ballet classes weekly to further progress and ensure readiness for Intermediate Ballet.

Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Beginner Ballet I/II: Ages 6-8
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Purple Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Preschool 4s
Preschool 4s were Preschool 3s last season. Students enrolled in last season's 3s class are eligible for this class.
No prior experience necessary for this class.
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Ballet IV
MUST be recommended for this level. Placement class may be required for students new to the Shenandoah Academy of Dance. The minimum age for this class is 9 with at least three years of prior study of ballet.
This is not a class for beginners.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Teen / Adult Modern
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Purple Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Modern III
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Adult Ballet: No impact
Friday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Boys do Ballet: Boys Only!
Friday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Contemporary Dance
A new class ..


Friday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Purple Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Intermediate / Advanced Pointe
This class is an intermediate and advanced pointe class. Students must have permission to take this class. It cannot be used as an alternative to a lower level pointe class. At any appropriate time, the director will invite the student to add this class in to their schedule for additional pointe classes.
This is also not ideal for make up classes unless no other options exist.
Friday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Toddler Creative Movement
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Progressing Ballet Technique
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance
Ballet V
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Green Studio
Shenandoah Academy of Dance


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