Name
Days
Location
Private Instruction
Private Dance Lessons in All Styles

12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
The D.A.M. Studios

Summer 2020

Name
Days
Location
Musical Theatre Jazz
As Broadway began to rise in the 1950's, Jazz dance began to evolve into the smooth, stylistic form known as Theater Jazz. Expanding from some of the greats, such as Bob Fosse, this class will introduce dancers to fundamentals of Jazz technique (strength, flexibility and body control) while exploring the stylistic and specific forms of Theater Jazz, as well as exploring their own movement. Dancers will learn how to move and perform for the stage - ready, set, dance!
Monday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
The D.A.M. Studios
Hip Pop
Do you ever wish you were in that music video from your favorite artist? This is the class for you! This course will focus on upbeat dance combinations set to all your favorite top hits. With a fusion of Hip Hop, Jazz, and Commercial dance, everyone will be sure to find their passion & strength, all while getting their heart rate up while training in this unique dance class format.
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Contemporary Jazz
In this intermediate/advanced class, dancers will continue to work on the fundamentals of Jazz dance, while expanding their movement vocabulary and performance quality. This class will focus on strength, flexibility, body alignment and control, and spatial awareness. New body pathways, complex rhythmic patterns, and increased technique will all be a main focus as dancers get warm and play with new choreography from week to week.
Monday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Intro to Contemporary Lyrical
Experience a blend of modern and jazz technique as it comes together into contemporary and lyrical dance. In this class, dancers will work on blending fundamental technique with new forms to truly tell a story through each and every combination. Each week dancers will be given choreographic combinations and the chance to play, explore and create their own contemporary ways of moving!
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Contemporary Lyrical Zen
For the experienced intermediate dancer, this class will take a deeper look into modern jazz techniques and how they connect to lyrical contemporary movement. By working on strength, flexibility, technical skill, spatial awareness and performance quality, dancers will explore and discover the joys of emotional expression through dance as well as integrate discipline and commitment into their practice. Taught by studio owner, Jessica Page, this class is best for those that look to challenge themselves and their dance techniques.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Unleash the Funk
Taught by Denver's own 'KO', this weekly workshop will focus specifically on locking and popping techniques, as well as combinations and concepts in funk styles and the social and musical values of popping, locking and funk styles. Students will have portions of class dedicated to the history of hip-hop and music appreciation. The goal is to bring a higher understanding, greater appreciation, and true passion for this art form as a whole. Makes for a very impactful class, not to be missed!
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Dance Fusion
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Virtual Tappy Hour
TAP SHOES OPTIONAL! Come learn one of dance's timeless styles - Tap! In this class, dancers will focus on fundamental technique, including rhythm, coordination, strength and body control. Each week, students will learn steps to add to their repertoire, new and complex rhythmic patterns, and exciting choreography. Whether you are a seasoned pro or a brand new tapper, this class is guaranteed to get both your brain and body working! This class will be offered through the digital platform Zoom.
Tuesday
8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Move N Groove
Get your dancer's wiggles, boogie-woogies, plies and tendus out! Designed for the young dancer, this creative movement based class mixes familiar words like jump, skip and wiggle with classic dance concepts of plié and relevé. Led by studio owner, Jessica Page, tiny dancers will gain new knowledge and body awareness fit to compliment their developmental growth. From week to week, this class will focus on practicing routines and following directions and is a great opportunity for socialization and learning to work with others! Your dancer will enjoy the space to play, grow and explore new ways of moving their body!
Wednesday
3:45 PM to 4:15 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Theatrical Jazzy Hip Hop
This class will focus on the techniques and principles of classic Jazz dance. With an emphasis on developing overall body awareness and control, dancers will work on strength, flexibility, alignment, rhythm and spatial awareness. With a mix of conditioning, progressions, and combinations in the center, dancers will not only build a strong foundation of Jazz technique but also improve upon performance skills and movement quality. Join in on this funky and fun Jazz experience!
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Acro & TLP for Dancers
Utilizing this focused approach of these dance elements in a 'progressions' class develops alignment, strength and flexibility more effectively. This pedagogical technique emphasizes fundamental repetition w/ incremental increases in difficulty. The dancer's motor skills, coordination, balance, and weight shifting abilities are honed and strengthened in order to smoothly transition into the more difficult execution of seamless turns, exuberant jumps, and boundless leaps.
Wednesday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
K-Pop Video Dances
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Int. Hip Hop
No experience needed! Hip-Hop dance is based on movement, music and community. This class will explore them all! In this first look at Hip-Hop, dancers will engage in the grounded movement quality of many social dances, while also learning some "fun facts" about Hip-Hop's historical context and culture. This class will not only engage you in new ways of moving, but will also provide a community of new Hip-Hop dancers. Come dance, party and have fun!
Wednesday
7:45 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Ballet Basics
This traditional ballet class provides students with additional building blocks of the foundational, classical ballet technique. Incorporating 21st century pedagogical practices that allow for all body types to embrace the principles of a centuries old practice. Throughout the season, additional focus will be placed on building strength, flexibility, while developing correct ballet technique, alignment, and proprioception.
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Contemporary Ballet
Deeply explore contemporary ballet theory combined with a traditional ballet syllabus in this intermediate / advanced technique class. Dancers will gain a deeper embodied understanding of ballet practices and performance while simultaneously developing a greater sense of artistry, grace, and balance. This class offers a greater attention to the intricate details of ballet theory and its application to more advanced steps and phrasing.
Thursday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Tappy Hour (In Studio)
Come learn one of dance's timeless styles - Tap! In this class, dancers will focus on fundamental technique, including rhythm, coordination, strength and body control. Each week, students will learn steps to add to their repertoire, new and complex rhythmic patterns, and exciting choreography. Whether you are a seasoned pro or a brand new tapper, this class is guaranteed to get both your brain and body working!
Thursday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
G't Down Grooves
Groove. Funk. Rhythmic Isolation. It's all here! This class is filled with choreographic phrases and general good vibes. Students will explore dynamic dance elements of hip-hop culture, learning new moves, across several styles of hip-hop.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Int/Adv Tap
Students will learn more intricate tap-rhythms, sounds, and combinations and progress with riffs, pullbacks, time steps, wings, and complex combinations and turns. Students will demonstrate the ability to build speed while keeping the clarity of their taps clean. Add all this to more complicated rhythms and intricate dance routines, and this becomes a super fun and challenging class! This class is well suited for older teens & adult tap students who are looking for a higher level challenge.
Thursday
8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
Creative Movement
Point, flex, stretch, bend, skip, turn, and jump! An introductory dance class exploring ballet basics and creative movement. Dancers are introduced to ballet vocabulary, while exploring expressive movement and music in a fun and creative way. JP uses imagination, games, upbeat age-appropriate music and frequently incorporates scarves, hula hoops, or 'magic' wands to inspire the expressive, creative aspects of dance. This class will also enhance the social skills required for following directions, listening and dancing with others. It's a super positive and fun first dance experience!
Saturday
10:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Ballet & Tap Combo
Get your pliés, tendus, shuffles and flaps all in one hour in this fun and playful ballet and tap combination class. Designed for the young dancer, this class will focus on the fundamental principles of movement, including body control and spatial awareness, all while giving dancer's a foundation of both ballet and tap techniques. This class is a great way to introduce two of the most influential styles of dance!
Saturday
11:00 PM to 11:45 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios


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