WDC classes are only for Waves Dance Company members. Please refer to the Class Descriptions for age requirements, levels, and class descriptions. If you have any questions, please e-mail Miss Raquel at wavesofmotion@outlook.com

Summer Classes 2024

Name
Days
Location
Beginning Ballet
Students will learn classical ballet techniques and terminology. Each class includes barre exercises, center floor work, and across-the-floor combinations. Students will work on different center skills such as pirouettes, variations, jumps, and more all while working from a turned out position. The ballet curriculum is based on a combination of the French, Vagonova, and Cecchetti methods.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:25 PM
Studio 2
WMDC Main
Intermediate Hip Hop
Hip-hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movement. In this class our Juniors will work on moving through different levels of movement, refining their isolations, and work on dynamics and movement quality. They will learn to match their movement to music which includes differentiating between soft and smooth and strong and hard movements.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:25 PM
Studio 1
WMDC Main
Mini Musical Theatre/Tap
In the musical theatre portion of class, our dancers between the ages of 4-6 will learn the basics of jazz dance with a focus on the broadway elements of jazz. In addition they will play theatre games, focus on improving performance quality, practicing performing using different emotions, and expressing themselves! During the tap portion, students will learn the foundations of rhythm and basic tap steps. This includes learning the difference between using their heels and toes, shuffles, and learning to dance to the music.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:25 PM
Studio 3
WMDC Main
Advanced Jazz
Jazz class will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality, and developing complex rhythms and patterns. Students will be exposed to various styles of jazz, such as Broadway, street, and contemporary to help develop a well-rounded dancer. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:25 PM
Studio 2
WMDC Main
Beginning Hip Hop
Hip-hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movement. In this class our Juniors will work on moving through different levels of movement, refining their isolations, and work on dynamics and movement quality. They will learn to match their movement to music which includes differentiating between soft and smooth and strong and hard movements.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:25 PM
Studio 3
WMDC Main
Intermediate Lyrical
In this class our dancers will use the foundations of ballet technique and expand on it as they loosen up in the slower style of lyrical. They will work through both the parallel and turned out positions to work on improving flow in movement quality, learning to move on the floor, learning different jumps, turns, and participate in improvisation exercises. They will also work on story-telling through different pieces of music and learn to express themselves through movement.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:25 PM
Studio 1
WMDC Main
Advanced Hip Hop
Hip-hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movement. In this class our Teens will work on moving through different levels of movement, refining their isolations, and work on dynamics and movement quality. They will learn to match their movement to music which includes differentiating between soft and smooth and strong and hard movements.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:25 PM
Studio 2
WMDC Main
Beginning Jazz
Jazz class will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality, and developing complex rhythms and patterns. Students will be exposed to various styles of jazz, such as Broadway, street, and contemporary to help develop a well-rounded dancer. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:25 PM
Studio 3
WMDC Main
Intermediate Turns, Jumps, & Leaps
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:25 PM
Studio 1
WMDC Main
Intermediate/Advanced Musical Theatre
In this class our Intermediate and Advanced dancers will learn the broadway-jazz style and incorporate the performance aspect of theatre into their movements. They will play theatre games, participate in improv exercises both independently and in groups, move across the floor with different character prompts, and learn broadway inspired combinations. They will focus on improving their performance quality, practice performing using different emotions, and expressing themselves!
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:25 PM
Studio 2
WMDC Main
Advanced Ballet/Pointe
Students will learn classical ballet techniques and terminology. Each class includes barre exercises, center floor work, and across-the-floor combinations. Students will work on different center skills such as pirouettes, variations, jumps, and more all while working from a turned out position. The ballet curriculum is based on a combination of the French, Vagonova, and Cecchetti methods. Dancers en Pointe will continue working through their ballet technique while en Pointe!
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:25 PM
Studio 1
WMDC Main
Intermediate Tap
Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style, and sound. Students will learn a variety of tap styles from Broadway to rhythm tap. Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:25 PM
Studio 2
WMDC Main
Mini Ballet/Jazz
In the ballet portion of class students will work on refining and expanding on their ballet technique which includes learning all the last of the five positions of ballet and using them in their basic ballet technique exercises, like plies and tendus. They will go across the floor with different steps as well as work their technique in the center. During the jazz position of class, students will learn the basics of jazz technique which includes isolations, working from the parallel position, and different jazz stretches.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:25 PM
Studio 3
WMDC Main
Beginning Tap
Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style, and sound. Students will learn a variety of tap styles from Broadway to rhythm tap. Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:25 PM
Studio 2
WMDC Main
Dance Explorations
This class designed to stimulate creativity and engage our 2-3 year old dancers will consist of students learning the basics of rhythm, their body parts, basic stretches, the beginnings of ballet technique, classroom routine, socialization skills. Students will be engaged through the use of sing-alongs, scarves, rhythm sticks, and more!
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:25 PM
Studio 3
WMDC Main
Intermediate Ballet
Students will learn classical ballet techniques and terminology. Each class includes barre exercises, center floor work, and across-the-floor combinations. Students will work on different center skills such as pirouettes, variations, jumps, and more all while working from a turned out position. The ballet curriculum is based on a combination of the French, Vagonova, and Cecchetti methods
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:25 PM
Studio 1
WMDC Main
Advanced Contemporary
This class is designed for advanced students with previous training in ballet and modern. Students will explore partnering and weight sharing exercises combined with basic techniques and skills from ballet, jazz, and modern. It emphasizes interpretation of music lyrics while telling a story with movement that can be fluid or abstract. They will move across the floor as well as in the center learning how to incorporate different jumps and turns into their movements.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:25 PM
Studio 2
WMDC Main
Beginning Lyrical
In this class our dancers will use the foundations of ballet technique and expand on it as they loosen up in the slower style of lyrical. They will work through both the parallel and turned out positions to work on improving flow in movement quality, learning to move on the floor, learning different jumps, turns, and participate in improvisation exercises. They will also work on story-telling through different pieces of music and learn to express themselves through movement.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:25 PM
Studio 1
WMDC Main
Dance Team (Ages 9-12)
Dancers must take Intermediate Jazz and Hip Hop to register for this class! During this high energy class, dancers will work through the styles of jazz and hip hop in the popular high school and college dance team styles. This is the perfect class to help prepare young dancers for high school and college dance teams. They will work through combinations that are dance-team inspired and also learn the basics of the style of Pom!
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:25 PM
Studio 3
WMDC Main
Advanced Tap
Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style, and sound. Students will learn a variety of tap styles from Broadway to rhythm tap. Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, learning tap combinations and choreography, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun.
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:25 PM
Studio 2
WMDC Main
Intermediate Jazz
Jazz class will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality, and developing complex rhythms and patterns. Students will be exposed to various styles of jazz, such as Broadway, street, and contemporary to help develop a well-rounded dancer. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations.
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:25 PM
Studio 2
WMDC Main
Beginning/Intermediate Acro
In this Acro class dancers will work on a combination of things such as strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, and beginner acrobatic-tumbling skills. This includes but is not limited to forward rolls, headstands, cartwheels, bridges, handstands, different acro-variations and progressions that will help them build foundational skills to help them advance. Students will learn drills to help them improve and progress towards skills and perform tricks across the mats.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:25 PM
Studio 1
WMDC Main
Dance Team (13+)
Dancers must take Advanced Jazz and Hip Hop to register for this class! During this high energy class, dancers will work through the styles of jazz and hip hop in the popular high school and college dance team styles. This is the perfect class to help prepare young dancers for high school and college dance teams. They will work through combinations that are dance-team inspired and also learn the basics of the style of Pom! They will also focus on important dance team technique skills such as jumps and turns.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:25 PM
Studio 2
WMDC Main
Advanced Turns, Jumps, & Leaps
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:25 PM
Studio 2
WMDC Main
Mini Acro/Hip Hop
In the Acro portion of this class, students will work on a combination of things such as strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, concentration, and beginner acrobatic-tumbling skills. This includes learning progressions that will help them complete acrobatic skills such as bridges, forward rolls, cartwheels, handstands, and more. They will move across the mat and work in the center. The hip hop portion of this class is high-energy and infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements. Students will learn how to isolate their bodies and learn how to differentiate between sharp and smooth movements.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:25 PM
Studio 1
WMDC Main
Beginning Stretch & Tone
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:25 PM
Studio 3
WMDC Main
Intermediate/Advanced Acro
In this Acro class dancers will work on a combination of things such as strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, and intermediate-advanced acrobatic-tumbling skills. This includes but is not limited to rolls, headstands, cartwheels, bridges, handstands, different acro-variations and progressions that will help them build upon the basics of their skills. Students will learn drills to help them improve and progress towards more difficult skills such as aerials, walkovers, handsprings, and more.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:25 PM
Studio 1
WMDC Main
Beginning Musical Theatre
In this class our Juniors will learn the broadway-jazz style and incorporate the performance aspect of theatre into their movements. They will play theatre games, participate in improv exercises both independently and in groups, move across the floor with different character prompts, and learn broadway inspired combinations. They will focus on improving their performance quality, practice performing using different emotions, and expressing themselves!
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:25 PM
Studio 3
WMDC Main
Intermediate/Advanced Stretch & Tone
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:25 PM
Studio 2
WMDC Main

Summer Camps 2024

Name
Days
Location
Emotions Camp
This 3-day camp available for children ages 3-6 is full of dancing to music from the new hit movie Inside Out! Throughout the week dancers will go through the basics of ballet technique, move across the floor on our acrobatic mats, participate in themed games, watch age appropriate movies, complete themed crafts, and learn a short dance! At the conclusion of the last day of camp, dancers will put on a performance to showcase the dance that they learned.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
WMDC Main
Magical Family Camp
This 3-day camp available for children ages 3-6 is full of dancing to music from the hit movie! Throughout the week dancers will go through the basics of ballet and jazz technique, move across the floor on our acrobatic mats, participate in themed games, watch the movie, complete themed crafts, and learn a short dance! At the conclusion of the last day of camp, dancers will put on a performance to showcase the dance that they learned.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
WMDC Main
Pink Dreams & Dolls Barbie Camp
This 3-day camp available for children ages 3-6 is full of dancing to music from the new hit movie! Throughout the week dancers will go through the basics of ballet technique, move across the floor on our acrobatic mats, participate in themed games, watch age appropriate movies, complete themed crafts, and learn a short dance! At the conclusion of the last day of camp, dancers will put on a performance to showcase the dance that they learned.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
WMDC Main
Sing & Dance Camp
This 3-day camp available for children ages 3-6 is full of dancing to music from the hit movie! Throughout the week dancers will go through the basics of ballet and jazz technique, move across the floor on our acrobatic mats, participate in themed games, watch the movie, complete themed crafts, and learn a short dance! At the conclusion of the last day of camp, dancers will put on a performance to showcase the dance that they learned.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
WMDC Main
"Hi Dancers!": Pink Barbie Camp
This 3-day camp available for children ages 7-11 is full of dancing to music from the new hit movie! Throughout the week dancers will go through the basics of jazz technique, move across the floor participate in themed games, watch appropriate movie clips, complete themed crafts, and learn a short dance! At the conclusion of the last day of camp, dancers will put on a performance to showcase the dance that they learned.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
WMDC Main
Cheer Dance Team Camp
This 3-day camp available for dancers aged 7-11 is full of learning the dance team style, popular in high school and college! During this week dancers will learn the basics of pom dance, jazz dance, and hip hop ! They will complete crafts, play games, and learn a Pom routine that will be showcased at the end of the week!
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
WMDC Main
Dancing Through The Eras Camp
This 3-day camp available for children ages 7-11 is full of dancing to music from everyone's favorite pop star! Throughout the week dancers will go through the basics of jazz technique, move across the floor, make friendships bracelets, watch the tour movie, complete themed crafts, and learn a short dance! At the conclusion of the last day of camp, dancers will put on a performance to showcase the dance that they learned.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
WMDC Main
Glitz, Glam, & Fashion Camp
Our Glitz, Glam, & Fashion camp for dancers aged 7-11 is full of jazz dancing, learning about stage, hair, makeup, and costuming, and learning an end of week performance routine! Dancers will learn the basics of jazz technique, move across the floor, complete crafts, and learn a dance to perform!
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
WMDC Main