2023-2024

Name
Days
Location
Dance With Me/Creative Movement
Explore movement and coordination with your child through fun and energizing dance exercises, poses, and games. Parents are asked to join the class to assist young dancers with challenging positions and moves and to demonstrate positive classroom behavior.
Monday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Ballet I Monday
Ballet I is ideal for children in first grade and for children in second grade who have no previous ballet experience. Young dancers learn beginning barre and center work so they may build upon a strong foundation of ballet technique. All dancers are highly encouraged to also take "Modern/Jazz I" to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Pre Primary Monday
In this class, dancers will attend without a parent in the room. Using fun and creative themes, students will learn concepts preparing them for ballet, modern, and jazz dance while improving coordination, brain development, flexibility, strength, problem solving skills, and more.
Monday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Modern/Jazz I Monday
Modern and Jazz Level I is ideal for students in the first grade and second grade with no previous dance experience. Young dancers learn basic body mechanics and work to increase body awareness, flexibility, and strength in a fun and creative environment. All dancers are encouraged to also take Ballet I to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Ballet V-VI Monday
Dancers who are eligible to take Ballet V must have completed one year of Ballet IV or the equivalent. Ballet V vocabulary includes expectations in flexibility, an intermediate barre, extensions in center, pirouettes from different positions, strong allegro work, and pre-pointe preparations. Ballet V dancers are strongly encouraged to take ballet twice per week and take a modern/jazz class.
Ballet VI vocabulary includes intermediate barre work, 90 degree or higher extensions in center adagio, double pirouettes, and strong intermediate level allegro work. Ballet VI dancers who are en pointe are required to take two ballet classes per week. Modern and Jazz are also recommended to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.

Teacher placement is required to join this class.
Monday
5:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Modern VII-Advanced
Dancers will warm up with complicated floor work, conditioning, and deep stretching. With impressive extensions, soaring leaps, and pre-professional quality, dancers will explore body levels, shapes, speeds, and more with intricate combinations.

Teacher placement is required to join this class.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Hip Hop VII-Advanced
This intermediate/advanced hip hop class will focus on skills from a variety of styles used in hip-hop dance. Warmups include conditioning and stretching. Routines are always kept appropriate. Taught in a supportive, encouraging, and fun environment!
Monday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Primary Jazz/Hip Hop Tuesday
Primary Dance is perfect for children in pre-K and kindergarten. In this class, dancers will play with ideas of shape, space, and time in a creative modern dance class that includes the beginning basics of Acro dance: forward rolls, assisted handstands, and pre-cartwheels. Dancers will strengthen their gross motor skills and explore movement in a fun, supportive environment.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Ballet II-III Tuesday
Dancers who are eligible to take Ballet II must first have completed one year of Ballet I or must be in the 3rd or 4th grade if they have no previous ballet experience. Dancers build upon beginning ballet barre and center work. Ballet II curriculum includes working with one hand on the barre, arabesques, preparation for pirouettes, and basic allegro vocabulary. All dancers are encouraged to also take Modern/Jazz II to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Primary Ballet Tuesday
Primary Dance is perfect for children in pre-K and kindergarten. In this class, dancers will play with the basics of jazz and hip hop dance elements and will strengthen their gross motor skills and explore movement in a fun, supportive environment!
Tuesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Acro IV-VI Tuesday
Students will work on conditioning, flexibility, contortions, and strength as they gain confidence. Vocabulary includes, but is not limited to, bridge variations, cartwheels, handstands, and supported walkovers.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Modern and Jazz II-III Tuesday
Modern and Jazz II is ideal for students who have completed one year of Modern/Jazz I or for students in 3rd or 4th grade who have no previous dance experience. Dancers will begin class with a floor warm up including conditioning of the arms and core. Class will work on balance, pirouette preparations, jump mechanics, and simple combination exercises. Dancers are encouraged to also take a ballet class to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Adult Ballet Basics (Levels I-IV)
No experience necessary. Adult Ballet Basics involves a full barre work, simple center adagio, single pirouettes, and basic petite and grand allegro. This class is taught in a fun and laid back environment. Ballet slippers are recommended. Leotards are not required.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Ballet VII-Advanced (pointe)
Ballet VIII dancers work on advanced barre work, high extensions, pirouettes that end in open positions, multiple turn pirouettes, fouette turns, and advanced petite and grand allegro vocabulary. En pointe, Ballet VIII dancers will be preparing for partnering work and practicing single pirouettes.
At the Advanced pre-professional level, dancers are expected to have 180 degree extensions, practicing multiple pirouettes en pointe, hops en pointe, complicated batterie, and impressive grand allegro. Dancers will study classical variations and prepare for professional work.

Teacher placement is required for this level.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Hip Hop/Flip Flop I-II Wednesday
Wednesday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Ballet IV-V Wednesday
Dancers who are eligible to take Ballet IV must first have completed one year of Ballet III or the equivalent. Ballet IV vocabulary includes expectations in flexibility, center adagio work, single pirouettes, continuation in studies of allegro and a refined performance quality. It is recommended that Ballet IV dancers take ballet twice per week and are also encouraged to take a modern/jazz class.
Dancers who are eligible to take Ballet V must first have completed one year of Ballet IV or the equivalent. Ballet V vocabulary includes expectations in flexibility, an intermediate barre, extensions in center, pirouettes from different positions, strong allegro work, and pre pointe preparations. Ballet V dancers are strongly encouraged to take ballet twice per week and take a modern/jazz class.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Ballet I-II Wednesday
This intermediate level of modern and jazz is designed for students who have completed the level III Modern/Jazz class and for dancers ages 13 and up with no previous dance experience. Dancers will learn body mechanics based on Graham, Laban, and Bartenieff fundamentals, while increasing stamina, strength, and flexibility. Jazz time will include jazz walks, single pirouettes, and various leaps. Dancers are encouraged to take at least one ballet class per week to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Ballet VII Wednesday
Wednesday
5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Ballet VIII-Advanced Wednesday
Ballet VIII dancers work on advanced barre work, high extensions, pirouettes that end in open positions, multiple turn pirouettes, fouette turns, and advanced petite and grand allegro vocabulary. En pointe, Ballet VIII dancers will be preparing for partnering work and practicing single pirouettes.

At the Advanced, pre-professional level, dancers are expected to have 180 degree extensions, practicing multiple pirouettes en pointe, hops en pointe, complicated batterie, and impressive grand allegro. Dancers will study classical variations and prepare for professional work.

Teacher placement is required for this level.
Wednesday
5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Jazz VII-Advanced
Expect intense conditioning and stretching in this pre-professional class. Dancers will practice turns in various positions, multiple turn pirouettes, 180 degree extensions, and an assortment of leaps. End of class combinations will push dancers to new levels!

Teacher placement is required to join this class.
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Pre Primary Thursday
In this class, dancers will attend without a parent in the room. Using fun and creative themes, students will learn concepts preparing them for ballet, modern, and jazz dance while improving coordination, brain development, flexibility, strength, problem solving skills and more.
Thursday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Ballet VII-Advanced
Ballet VIII dancers work on advanced barre work, high extensions, pirouettes that end in open positions, multiple turn pirouettes, fouette turns, and advanced petite and grand allegro vocabulary. En pointe, Ballet VIII dancers will be preparing for partnering work and practicing single pirouettes.
Thursday
10:45 AM to 12:00 PM
1 Main Studios
Primary Ballet Thursday
Primary Dance is perfect for children in pre-K and kindergarten. Children learn basic positions and elementary ballet while enjoying a fun and creative environment.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Hip Hop IV-VI Thursday
This fun hip-hop class is sure to keep kids feeling great. Warmups consist of conditioning and stretching, and end of class routines will include fun, appropriate hip-hop combinations. Classes are always taught in a fun, supportive, and encouraging environment.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Primary Acro/Modern Thursday
Primary Dance is perfect for children in pre-K and kindergarten. In this class, dancers will play with ideas of shape, space, and time in a creative modern dance class that includes the beginning basics of Acro dance: forward rolls, assisted handstands, and pre-cartwheels. Dancers will strengthen their gross motor skills and explore movement in a fun, supportive environment.
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Acro VII-Advanced Thursday
Intermediate and advanced acro students will combine the athletics of gymnastics and the art of dance. Vocabulary includes, but is not limited to walkovers variations, cartwheel variations, with unique intermediate to advanced leaps, positions, and tumbles.

Teacher placement is required to join this class.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Ballet III-IV Thursday
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Ballet VI-VII Thursday
Ballet VI vocabulary includes intermediate barre work, 90 degrees or higher extensions in center adagio, double pirouettes, and strong intermediate level allegro work. Ballet VI dancers will begin their first pointe work at the end of class. Ballet VI dancers who are en pointe are required to take two ballet classes per week. Modern and Jazz classes are also recommended to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.

Ballet VII vocabulary includes pre-advanced barre work, extensions above 90 degrees, double pirouettes, and pre-advanced petite and grand allegro. Pointe work will be performed at the barre and in center. Dancers are encouraged to take ballet three times per week and take additional classes in modern and jazz dance to complete a well-rounded pre-advanced dance curriculum.

Teacher placement is required to join this class.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Axel Community Company
Join other dancers in spreading the love of dance throughout our community! Dancers will participate in 6 community events throughout the 2023-2024 Season including parades, festivals, and more. Dancers must be in levels III or higher to participate.
Requirements:
• Take at least one Ballet, one Jazz, and one Hip-Hop class each week.
• 1 hour of rehearsal each week
Dues $380 (2 Payments of $190, non refundable, September 1st, November 1st) includes rehearsals, simple costumes, and performances.
Register no later than September 1st. Contact the office for more information.
Thursday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Hip Hop Flip Flop II-IV Friday
A fun and energizing class preparing dancers for acro and practicing hip-hop basics. Dancers will gain strength and flexibility that will help them with contemporary skills and learn basic concepts in acro and hip-hop dance.
Friday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Modern V-VI Friday
This intermediate modern class will build on concepts learned in lower levels. Dancers will practice floor work, extensions 90 degrees or higher in parallel and turned out positions, grounding while moving quickly through the space, intermediate leap combinations, and more complicated choreography.

Teacher placement required to join this class.
Friday
4:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Modern and Jazz III-IV Friday
Modern and Jazz III is for students who have completed one year of Modern/Jazz II or the equivalent, or for students in the 5th, 6th, and 7th grades who have no previous dance experience. Dancers will practice floor work to strengthen the core and arm muscles, practice moving effectively at different levels, and will prepare for extensions in parallel and turned out positions. Dancers will practice single pirouettes, leaps, and simple combinations at the end of class.
Friday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Jazz V-VI Friday
Warm ups will include isolations, core strengthening, conditioning, and deep stretching. Dancers are expected to have properly placed extensions 90 degrees or higher. Students will practice double pirouettes and exciting leap combinations. Get ready for some fun combos in this class!

Teacher placement is required to join this class.
Friday
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Pre Primary Saturday
In this class, dancers will attend without a parent in the room. Using fun and creative themes, students will learn concepts preparing them for ballet, modern, and jazz dance while improving coordination, brain development, flexibility, strength, problem solving skills, and more.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Ballet I-II Saturday
Ballet I is ideal for children in first grade and for children in second grade who have no previous ballet experience.  Young dancers learn beginning barre and center work so they may build upon a strong foundation of ballet technique.  All dancers are highly encouraged to also take "Modern/Jazz I" to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.

Dancers who are eligible to take Ballet II must first have completed one year of Ballet I or must be in the 3rd or 4th grade if they have no previous ballet experience.  Dancers build upon beginning ballet barre and center work.  Ballet II curriculum includes working with one hand on the barre, arabesques, preparation for pirouettes, and basic allegro vocabulary.  All dancers are encouraged to also take Modern/Jazz II to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.  
Saturday
9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Primary Ballet Saturday
Primary Ballet is perfect for children in pre-K and kindergarten. Children learn basic positions and elementary ballet while enjoying a fun and creative environment.
Saturday
9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Primary Jazz/Hip Hop Saturday
Primary Dance is perfect for children in pre-K and kindergarten. In this class, dancers will play with the basics of jazz and hip hop dance elements and will strengthen their gross motor skills and explore movement in a fun, supportive environment!
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Ballet VIII-Advanced (pointe) Saturday
Ballet VIII dancers work on advanced barre work, high extensions, pirouettes that end in open positions, multiple turn pirouettes, fouette turns, and advanced petite and grand allegro vocabulary. En pointe, Ballet VIII dancers will be preparing for partnering work and practicing single pirouettes.
At the Advanced pre-professional level, dancers are expected to have 180 degree extensions, practicing multiple pirouettes en pointe, hops en pointe, complicated batterie, and impressive grand allegro. Dancers will study classical variations and prepare for professional work.

Teacher placement is required for this level.
Saturday
10:45 AM to 12:15 AM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Spring Hixson UMC Pre-Primary
Friday
9:30 AM to 10:10 AM
Hixon United Methodist
Spring Hixson UMC Primary
Friday
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Hixon United Methodist

June 2024

Name
Days
Location
Primary Jazz/Hip Hop Tuesday
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
1 Main Studios
Primary Ballet Tuesday
Tuesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
1 Main Studios
Modern/Acro V-Adv Tuesday
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
1 Main Studios
Adult Ballet Basics Tuesday
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
1 Main Studios
Ballet VII-Adv(Pointe) Tuesday
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
1 Main Studios
Pre-Primary Thursday
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
1 Main Studios
Ballet V-Adv Thursday
Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
1 Main Studios
Adult Modern/Jazz Basics Thursday
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
1 Main Studios
Jazz/Hip Hop V-Adv
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
1 Main Studios
Alice in Wonderland Ballet Camp - Pre-Primary
Embark on a whimsical adventure with our Alice in Wonderland Ballet Camp! This enchanting experience brings the classic tale to life through dance, crafts, music, and creativity. Dancers will watch and study the Royal Ballet's Alice in Wonderland and all it's contemporary quirks! Our energetic teachers ensure a blend of fun and skill development in a nurturing environment. An mini Alice in Wonderland ballet will be produced on Friday, June 7th. Ballet dress code is consistent with our school, but dancers may wear any color leotard (for girls) or shirt (for boys).
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
1 Main Studios
Dreamhouse Dance Camp - Pre-Primary
Unleash your inner star and step into a world of pink possibilities at our Dreamhouse Dance Camp! This week-long adventure (ages 3-6) is bursting with twirling, leaping, and grooving, all inspired by the coolest careers and exciting adventures of our beloved role model. Dancers will participate all the backstage preparations including costumes, props, and scenery in preparation for our end of the week performance!
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
1 Main Studios
Sleeping Beauty Ballet Camp - Pre-Primary
Kindness and love triumph in the classic story of Sleeping Beauty. Dancers will study the history, music, choreography, and more in this week long adventure in classical ballet. Parents will be able witness all the hard work in a mini performance of Sleeping Beauty Ballet on Friday, June 16th, Ballet dress code is consistent with our school, but dancers may wear any color leotard (for girls) or shirt (for boys).
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
1 Main Studios
Whimsical Woodland Fairy Modern Dance Camp - Pre-Primary
Get ready for an magical week of creativity, self expression, and body awareness as dancers learn modern dance concepts and skills with a fairy theme. Crafts, story time, and choreography will evoke the whimsy of the fairy realm! Dancers will show off their fairy dust in a short performance on Friday! Bare feet and fitted dance clothes required.
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
1 Main Studios
Alice in Wonderland Ballet Camp - Primary
Embark on a whimsical adventure with our Alice in Wonderland Ballet Camp! This enchanting experience brings the classic tale to life through dance, crafts, music, and creativity. Dancers will watch and study the Royal Ballet's Alice in Wonderland and all it's contemporary quirks! Our energetic teachers ensure a blend of fun and skill development in a nurturing environment. An mini Alice in Wonderland ballet will be produced on Friday, June 7th. Ballet dress code is consistent with our school, but dancers may wear any color leotard (for girls) or shirt (for boys).
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
1 Main Studios
Dreamhouse Dance Camp - Primary
Unleash your inner star and step into a world of pink possibilities at our Dreamhouse Dance Camp! This week-long adventure (ages 3-6) is bursting with twirling, leaping, and grooving, all inspired by the coolest careers and exciting adventures of our beloved role model. Dancers will participate all the backstage preparations including costumes, props, and scenery in preparation for our end of the week performance!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
1 Main Studios
Sleeping Beauty Ballet Camp - Primary
Kindness and love triumph in the classic story of Sleeping Beauty. Dancers will study the history, music, choreography, and more in this week long adventure in classical ballet. Parents will be able witness all the hard work in a mini performance of Sleeping Beauty Ballet on Friday, June 16th, Ballet dress code is consistent with our school, but dancers may wear any color leotard (for girls) or shirt (for boys).
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
1 Main Studios
Whimsical Woodland Fairy Modern Dance Camp - Primary
Get ready for an magical week of creativity, self expression, and body awareness as dancers learn modern dance concepts and skills with a fairy theme. Crafts, story time, and choreography will evoke the whimsy of the fairy realm! Dancers will show off their fairy dust in a short performance on Friday! Bare feet and fitted dance clothes required.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
1 Main Studios
Alice in Wonderland Ballet Camp - Levels I-IV
Embark on a whimsical adventure with our Alice in Wonderland Ballet Camp! This enchanting experience brings the classic tale to life through dance, crafts, music, and creativity. Dancers will watch and study the Royal Ballet's Alice in Wonderland and all it's contemporary quirks! Our energetic teachers ensure a blend of fun and skill development in a nurturing environment. An mini Alice in Wonderland ballet will be produced on Friday, June 7th. Ballet dress code is consistent with our school, but dancers may wear any color leotard (for girls) or shirt (for boys).
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
1 Main Studios
Glitter & Goals Jazz Camp - Levels I-IV
Time to pull out those jazz hands and learn about the choreographers who created them! Dancers will study a different jazz choreographer or jazz dance company each day of this camp. This year's theme will have a special "You can be anything" theme as we study all the styles and history of jazz dance. Dancers will feel empowered as they help create costumes, choreography, and props for their jazz pieces on Friday's performance. Jazz Dance Camp dress code is consistent with CDT school dress code.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
1 Main Studios
Isadorable Modern Dance Camp - Levels I-IV
Dive deep into modern dance and modern dance history, as we learn about the life and style of Isadora Duncan. Technique will focus on grounding, breath work, dynamics and more. Dancers are sure to transform their quality of dance and technique as they prepare their modern pieces for their Friday performance. Modern Dance dress code required
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
1 Main Studios
Sleeping Beauty Ballet Camp - Levels I-IV
Kindness and love triumph in the classic story of Sleeping Beauty. Dancers will study the history, music, choreography, and more in this week long adventure in classical ballet. Parents will be able witness all the hard work in a mini performance of Sleeping Beauty Ballet on Friday, June 16th, Ballet dress code is consistent with our school, but dancers may wear any color leotard (for girls) or shirt (for boys).
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
1 Main Studios

July 2024

Name
Days
Location
Primary Jazz/Hip Hop Tuesdays
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
1 Main Studios
Primary Ballet Tuesdays
Tuesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
1 Main Studios
Dance Sampler Ages 6-12
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
1 Main Studios
Adult Ballet Basics Tuesday
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
1 Main Studios
Pre-Primary Thursday
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
1 Main Studios
Primary Acro/Modern Thursday
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
1 Main Studios
Adult Modern/Jazz Basics Thursday
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
1 Main Studios

2024-2025

Name
Days
Location
Dance With Me
Explore movement and coordination with your child through fun and energizing dance exercises, poses, and games. Parents are asked to join the class to assist young dancers with challenging positions and moves and to demonstrate positive classroom behavior.
Monday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Ballet I Monday
Ballet I is ideal for children in first grade and for children in second grade who have had no previous ballet experience. Young dancers learn beginning barre and center work so they may build upon a strong foundation on ballet technique.
Monday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Pre-Primary Ballet Monday
In this class, dancers will attend without a parent in the room. Using fun and creative themes, students will learn concepts preparing them for ballet, modern, and jazz dance while improving coordination, brain development, flexibility, strength, problem solving skills and more.
Monday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
1 Main Studios
Acro/Modern I-II Monday
This class has two levels.

Acro Modern I is for students in the first grade and students in the 2nd grade who have no previous dance experience. Dancers will warm up on the floor with exercises in big X, foot articulations, core strength, and stretching, and stretching. Standing and tumbling exercises will include swings, triplets, rolls, pre-cartwheels, and leaps.

Acro Modern II is ideal for students who have completed acro-modern I or for students in the 3rd or 4th grade with no previous dance experience. Dancers will begin class with a floor warm-up and focus on fluid movement on and off the floor. Standing and tumbling exercises will include swings, modern runs, pre-handstands, cartwheels, and leaps.
Monday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Ballet V-VI Monday
This class has two levels:

Dancers who are eligible to take Ballet V must first have completed one year of Ballet IV, or one year of Adult Ballet Basics. Ballet V vocabulary includes expectations in flexibility, intermediate barre vocabulary, extensions in center, single pirouettes from different positions, strong vocabulary in allegro work, and pre-pointe preparations. Ballet V dancers are expected to take ballet two times per week and a take modern/jazz class to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.

Ballet VI vocabulary includes intermediate barre work, 90° or higher extensions in center adage, double pirouettes, and strong intermediate level allegro work. Ballet VI dancers will begin their first pointe work at the end of class, twice per week. Dancers en pointe are required to take ballet two times per week and encouraged to also take modern and jazz classes to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.
Monday
5:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Hip Hop VII-Adv Monday
Classes consist of warm ups designed to improve strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular stamina. Choreographed routines cover a range of styles and movements used in hip hop dance. Class is always taught in a supportive and friendly environment.
Monday
5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Modern VII-Adv Monday
Dancers will warm up with complicated floorwork, conditioning, and deep stretching. With impressive extensions, soaring leaps, and pre-professional quality, dancers will explore body levels, shapes, speeds, and more with intricate combinations.
Monday
6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Pre-Primary Contemporary Forms Tuesday
A step up from dance with me, dancers will attend class without a parent in the room. This class will focus on positions and concepts in modern and jazz dance, such as big X, swings, isolations, and style. Simple conditioning and technique will also be taught for acro preparations.
Tuesday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Adult Adv Modern/Jazz Tuesday
This class will alternate between modern and Jazz each week and is intended to keep professional dancers in top shape. Classes will consist of floor warm-up, conditioning, extensions and contortions, battements, pirouettes, grounding work, leaps, and intense combinations.
Tuesday
11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Ballet II Tuesday
Dancers who are eligible to take Ballet II must first have completed one year of Ballet I or must be in the 3rd or 4th grade if they have no previous ballet experience. Dancers build upon beginning ballet barre and center work. Ballet II curriculum includes working with one hand on the barre, arabesques, preparation for pirouettes, and basic allegro vocabulary. All dancers are encouraged to also take Acro-Modern II and Jazz-Hip-Hop II to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Acro V-VI Tuesday
Students will work on conditioning, flexibility, contortions, and strength as they gain confidence in intermediate acro moves. Vocabulary will include chest stands, one handed cartwheels, headstands, and supported walk-overs.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Jazz/Hip Hop I-II Tuesday
A fun and energetic class that focuses on dynamics and performance. This class will include isolations, strengthening exercises, and stretching. Dancers will practice pirouette preps, leaps, and fun combinations.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Acro VII-Adv Tuesday
Intermediate and advanced acro students will combine the athletics of gymnastics and the art of dance. Vocabulary includes walkover variations, cartwheel variations, unique leaps, positions, and tumbles.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Hip Hop V-VI Tuesday
This fun and appropriate hip-hop class is sure to keep dancers feeling great. Warm ups consist of conditioning and stretching exercises and end of class routines will include exciting and appropriate hip hop combinations. Classes are always taught in a supportive and encouraging environment.
Tuesday
5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Pointe VII-Adv Tuesday
Ballet VII Pointe work will be performed at the barre and in center. Dancers will practice a full class with barre work, center adagio, pirouette preparations on pointe, small and large jumps.

Ballet VIII pointe dancers will work on pirouettes on pointe, more challenging barre work, and preparations for partnering.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Adult Ballet Basics Tuesday
No experience necessary for this class. Adult Ballet Basics involves a full barre work, simple center adage, single pirouettes, and basic petite and grand allegro. This class is taught in a fun and laid back environment. Ballet slippers are recommended. Leotards are not required.
Tuesday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Pre-Primary Ballet Wednesday
Dancers will attend this class without a parent in the room. Using fun and creative lesson plans, students will learn basic positions and concepts preparing them for ballet technique. Each month will focus on a different ballet story to help educate dancers about various classical and contemporary ballets.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Ballet IV-V Wednesday
Dancers who are eligible to take Ballet IV must first have completed one year of Ballet III or the equivalent. Ballet IV vocabulary includes expectations in flexibility, center adagio work, single pirouettes, continuation in studies of allegro and a refined performance quality. It is recommended that Ballet IV dancers take ballet twice per week and are also encouraged to take a modern/jazz class.

Dancers who are eligible to take Ballet V must first have completed one year of Ballet IV, or one year of Adult Ballet Basics. Ballet V vocabulary includes expectations in flexibility, intermediate barre vocabulary, extensions in center, single pirouettes from different positions, strong vocabulary in allegro work, and pre-pointe preparations. Ballet V dancers are encouraged to take ballet two times per week and a take modern/jazz class to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Primary Jazz/Hip Hop Wednesday
Pre-K and Kindergarteners will jam out with some exciting combinations. Class time includes the study of isolations, conditioning, stretching, movement qualities, and final dances.
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Primary Ballet Wednesday
Perfect for children in pre-K and kindergarten, children learn the basic positions and steps in ballet. With a fun and creative syllabus, dancers will learn about a new ballet each month in their warm-up, stretches, port de bras, ballet walks, jumps and combinations
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Ballet VII Wednesday
Ballet VII vocabulary includes pre-advanced barre work, expectations for high extensions, double pirouettes and pre-advanced petite and grand allegro vocabulary. Pointe work will be performed at the barre and in center. Dancers are encouraged to take three ballet classes per week and take additional classes in modern and jazz dance to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.
Wednesday
6:15 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Ballet VIII-Adv Wednesday
At this pre-professional level, Advanced dancers are expected to have 180 extensions, practicing multiple pirouettes en pointe, hops on pointe, complicated batterie, and impressive grand allegro. Dancers will study classical variations and prepare for professional work.
Wednesday
6:15 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Adult Intermediate Ballet Wednesday
Dancers must have completed one year of Adult Ballet Basics, or have previous ballet experience for this class. Vocabulary includes expectations in flexibility, intermediate barre vocabulary, extensions in center, pirouettes from different positions, and strong vocabulary in allegro work.
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Pre-Primary Ballet Thursday
Dancers will attend this class without a parent in the room. Using fun and creative lesson plans, students will learn basic positions and concepts preparing them for ballet technique. Each month will focus on a different ballet story to help educate dancers about various classical and contemporary ballets.
Thursday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Adult Adv Ballet Thursday
This class is intended to keep professional dancers at top shape with advanced barre work, high extensions, pirouettes that end in open positions, multiple turn pirouettes, fouette turns, and advanced petite and grand allegro vocabulary.
Thursday
11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Primary Ballet Thursday
Perfect for children in pre-K and kindergarten, children learn the basic positions and steps in ballet. With a fun and creative syllabus, dancers will learn about a new ballet each month in their warm-up, stretches, port de bras, ballet walks, jumps and combinations
Thursday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Primary Acro/Modern Thursday
This class is ideal for dancers in pre-K and kindergarten and includes basic skills to develop strength, stamina, and flexibility. Dance time will include fun exercises to warm-up, condition, stretch, build skills, and create.
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Ballet VI-VII Thursday
Ballet VI vocabulary includes intermediate barre work, 90° or higher extensions in center adage, double pirouettes, and strong intermediate level allegro work. Ballet VI dancers will begin their first pointe work at the end of class, twice per week. Dancers en pointe are required to take ballet two times per week and encouraged to also take modern and jazz classes to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.

Ballet VII vocabulary includes pre-advanced barre work, expectations for high extensions, double pirouettes and pre-advanced petite and grand allegro vocabulary. Pointe work will be performed at the barre and in center. Dancers are encouraged to take three ballet classes per week and take additional classes in modern and jazz dance to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.

Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Ballet III-IV Thursday
Dancers who are eligible to take ballet III must first have completed one year of Ballet II or must be in the fifth, sixth, seventh grade if they have no previous ballet experience. Ballet III curriculum includes full barre work, basic center adage, single pirouettes and an increase vocabulary in allegro. All dancers are encourage to also take a modern/jazz class to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.

Dancers who are eligible to take Ballet VI must first have completed one year of Ballet III or the equivalent. Ballet IV vocabulary includes expectations in flexibility, center adagio work, single pirouettes, continuation in studies of allegro and a refined performance quality. It is recommended that Ballet IV dancers take ballet twice per week and are also encouraged to take a modern/jazz class.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Axel Community Company
Axel Community Company will perform 6 performances around Chattanooga. Some performances have included: CDT's Fall Festival, Lake Winnepesaukah, Red Bank Holiday Parade, The Riverfront Market, The Lookouts Baseball Game and more. Dancers will have an optional performance to travel and dance at a vacation destination with En L'Aire Performance Company in June 2025. Dancers must take ballet, jazz, and hip-hop and be placed in level III or higher in all three genres in order to participate in Axel.
Thursday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Jazz VII-Adv Thursday
Expect intense conditioning and stretching in this pre-professional class! Dancers will practice turns in various positions, Multiple turn pirouettes, 180 degree extensions, and an assortment of leaps. End of class combinations will push dancers to new levels!
Thursday
6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Pre-Primary Contemporary Forms Friday
A step up from dance with me, dancers will attend class without a parent in the room. This class will focus on positions and concepts in modern and jazz dance, such as big X, swings, isolations, and style. Simple conditioning and technique will also be taught for acro preparation.
Friday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Acro/Modern III-IV Friday
This class is for dancers who have completed Acro Modern II or for dancers who are least 10 years old if they do not have previous dance experience. Class will include a modern floor warm up, conditioning, spiral rolls up and down from the floor, chasse turns in parallel retire, tuck headstands, walking bridges, and simple cartwheel variations.
Friday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Modern V-VI Friday
This intermediate modern class will build on concepts learned in lower levels. Dancers will practice floor work, extensions 90 degrees or higher in parallel and turned out positions, grounding while moving quickly throughout space, intermediate leap combinations, and more complicated choreography.
Friday
4:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Jazz/Hip Hop III-IV Friday
An exciting class that is sure to leave your dancers smiling! Dancers must have completed one year of Jazz Hip-Hop II or be at least 10 years old if they do not have previous dance experience. Class will include isolations, laterals, single pirouettes, leap combinations and hip-hop choreography.
Friday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Jazz V-VI Friday
Warm ups will include isolations, core strengthening exercises, conditioning, and deep stretching. In this pre-advanced level, dancers are expected to have properly placed extensions 90 degrees or higher. Students will practice double pirouettes, exciting leap exercises, and fun end of class combinations.
Friday
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Adult and Teen Contemporary Sampler Friday
This class is for teens and adults with little or no dance experience. Each week will focus on a different style. The first class of the month will be modern, 2nd will be jazz, third will be hip-hop, 4th and 5th classes of the month will be a fusion of the forms.
Friday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Pre-Primary Ballet Saturday
Dancers will attend this class without a parent in the room. Using fun and creative lesson plans, students will learn basic positions and concepts preparing them for ballet technique. Each month will focus on a different ballet story to help educate dancers about various classical and contemporary ballets.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Ballet I-II Saturday
Ballet I is ideal for children in first grade and for children in second grade who have had no previous ballet experience. Young dancers learn beginning barre and center work so they may build upon a strong foundation on ballet technique. All dancers are highly encouraged to also take Modern/Jazz I to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.

Dancers who are eligible to take Ballet II must first have completed one year of Ballet I or must be in the 3rd or 4th grade if they have no previous ballet experience. Dancers build upon beginning ballet barre and center work. Ballet II curriculum includes working with one hand on the barre, arabesques, preparation for pirouettes, and basic allegro vocabulary. All dancers are encouraged to also take Modern/Jazz II to complete a well-rounded dance curriculum.
Saturday
9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Primary Ballet Saturday
Perfect for children in pre-K and kindergarten, children learn the basic positions and steps in ballet. With a fun and creative syllabus, dancers will learn about a new ballet each month in their warm-up, stretches, port de bras, ballet walks, jumps and combinations
Saturday
9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Acro/Modern I-II Saturday
This class has two levels:

Acro Modern I is for students in the first grade and students in the second grade who have no previous dance experience. Dancers will warm up on the floor with exercises in big X, foot articulations, core strength, and stretching. Standing and tumbling exercises will include swings, triplets, rolls, pre-cartwheels, and leaps.

Acro Modern II is ideal for students who have completed acro modern I or for students in the 3rd or 4th grade who have no previous dance experience. Dancers will begin class with a floor warm-up and focus on fluid movement on and off the floor. Standing and tumbling exercises will include swings, modern runs, pre-handstands, cartwheels, and leaps.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Primary Jazz/Hip Hop
Pre-K and Kindergarteners will jam out with some exciting combinations. Class time includes the study of isolations, conditioning, stretching, movement qualities, and final dances.
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Pointe VIII-Adv Saturday
Expect a full Advanced pointe barre with hops on pointe, Adage on pointe, and grand battement on pointe. Center work will include pirouettes and allegro, partnering work, and professional variations.
Saturday
10:45 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio C
1 Main Studios
Boys Sampler I-IV Saturday
This class is for building a community of boys at CDT. This class will remain on basic to intermediate levels. Each week will focus on a different style. The first week of the month will focus on ballet, the 2nd week of the month acro-modern, 3rd jazz-hip-hop, 4th and 5th classes will focus on ballet.
Saturday
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio B
1 Main Studios
Hixson UMC Pre-Primary
This class is for children enrolled at Hixson United Methodist Church daycare. Using fun and creative themes, students will learn concepts preparing them for ballet, modern, and jazz dance while improving coordination, brain development, flexibility, strength, problem solving skills and more.
Friday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Hixon United Methodist