Class Descriptions

Toddler & Mommy Morning Class (age 2-4)
9:00 am class where parents and child interact with dance and creative movement, includes acro, jazz and ballet. This program is designed to teach preschoolers a foundation in dance. We will work to increase flexibility, coordination and motor skills, and strengthening muscles. Children will learn to work together and take turns. Props are often used in this class to inspire children to use their imagination as they learn. We look forward to inspiring their creative minds. (45 min, 1 day per week, morning or afternoon, 2 recital routines, 1 costume.)

Pre-School (age 2-4)
Preschool dance and creative movement, includes acro, jazz and ballet. This program is designed to teach preschoolers a foundation in dance. We will work to increase flexibility, coordination and motor skills, and strengthening muscles. Children will learn to work together and take turns. Props are often used in this class to inspire children to use their imagination as they learn. We look forward to inspiring their creative minds. (45 min, 1 day per week, morning or afternoon, 2 recital routines, 1 costume.)

Pre-School with Tap (age 4-5)
A step above pre-school dance. The same class structure, however, this class will introduce basic tap technique as well as jazz, ballet and acro. (45 min, 1 day per week, 2 recital routines, 1 costume.)

Hip-Hop Boys and Girls (age 4 & up)
Hip-Hop classes incorporates a variety of moves from “street style” hip-hop to popping and locking. This is a fun, upbeat class for the enthusiastic dancer. Dancers will look forward to the MTV style routine to be performed at recital. (45 min, 1 day per week, 1 recital routine, 1 costume.)

NEW – ALL BOYS Hip-Hop/Acrobatics Class (age 4 and up)
We are excited to announce we will be offering an all boys class! They will learn tumbling skills as well as hip hop in a masculine street style form. (45 min, 1 day per week, 1 recital routine, no costume, street clothes will be used.)

Pom-Pon/Acro (age 4 and up)
Pom-pom incorporates a combination of jazz and funk moves combined to create a fun, fast, cheer/dance style of choreography. Jumps, leaps, turns and precise movements are emphasized in this class. Dancers do not cheer but will incorporate pom-poms into the choreography. All levels beginner thru advanced. (45 min, 1 day per week, 1 recital costume, 1 costume)

Acrobatic Dance Class (age 4 and up)
This class combines tumbling skills with a variety of dance styles including jazz, lyrical, and funk. Classes are available for beginner thru advanced levels. The audience is sure to “flip” for these routines at recital. (45 min, 1 day per week, 1 recital routine, 1 costume)

Dance Combination (age 5 and up)
This class incorporates ballet, tap and jazz together in one class. Classes are available for beginner thru advanced levels. Dancers will work to improve flexibility and technique. This class exposes dancers to many forms and styles of dance. (1 hour, 1 day per week, 3 recital routines, 2 costumes)

Senior Dance Combination (age 12 and up)
This class incorporates ballet, and jazz together in one class. Classes are available for beginner thru advanced levels. Dancers will work to improve flexibility and technique. This class exposes dancers to many forms and styles of dance. (1 hour, 1 day per week, 3 recital routines, 2 costumes.)

Ballet (age 4 and up)
Ballet is the base component to all dance forms. Classes are available for beginner thru advanced levels. Students will develop discipline, strength, terminology, as well as purity and appreciation for dance as an art form. (45 min or 1 hour, 1 day per week, 1 recital routine, 1 costume)

Ballet Barre (age 7 & up)
This is an intensive barre study only. (1 hour, 1 day per week, no recital, no costume)

Acrobatic Technique (age 4 and up)
This class focuses on tumbling skills only. Students will advance from one skill to the next. Classes available beginner thru advanced levels. This is a great class for students interested in taking acrobatic class as well as individuals looking to improve tumbling skills for cheerleading. Acro Levels: • Level I - Rolls, cartwheels, roundoffs, backbends • Level II - Must have stand up backbend, working on front and back walkovers • Level III - Must have roundoff back handspring and/or aerial. (45 min, 1 day per week, no recital, no costume.)

Dance Technique (age 6 and up)
This class helps dancer’s develop the proper foundation for all types of leaps and turns used in all dance forms from ballet to hip-hop. These are training classes for

Convention Style Class (Junior age and up)
This class will teach different dance combinations to every genre of dance! No recital or performance - just works to increase dancer’s ability to obtain stylized choreography quickly.

COMPETITION CLASSES – BY AUDITION
(By Audition) – Archdale
Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre, Production, Pre-School