Your child will relish the challenge of dance and aerial arts!
Students in our Dance Foundations program receive a solid dance education and are eligible for the other specialty classes we offer, including Aerial Fabrics, Tap Fundamentals and Essential Ballet!
Our Dance Foundations class is our signature movement program. By joining this 45 minute class, your child will hold the keys to unlock their potential, both in and outside of dance class. This class combines ballet and contemporary dance technique to hone students' understanding of placement and line, and challenge them to take up space and assert their presence through movement. Movement games give them a chance to exercise their own creativity in a low-key, low-risk environment.
Dance Foundations class is the base class that all nine-to-12 year olds take. They can also add specialty classes like the ones listed below.
Class options for 9 to 11 years: Wednesdays, 5:45p to 6:30p
Class options for age 12 years: Mondays, 3:45p to 4:30p
Your child will learn the secret to standing on, leaning out from and spinning on aerial fabric in this fun and challenging 45 minute class. They will increase their endurance through practicing movement sequences, and will hone their understanding through observing their classmates and through recording their work in their log books.
Students this age who take aerial arts at our studio also take our Dance Foundations class, as the classes work in tandem to develop the form and artistry required to advance in the art form.
Class options for 9 to 11 years: Wednesdays, 6:30p to 7:15p
Class options for age 12 years: Tuesdays, 3:45p to 4:30p
Rhythm is the name of the game in this introductory tap class. Your child will be step-stamp-stomping their way through 30 minutes of commotion and creativity.
Class options: Thursdays, 5:00p to 5:30p
Essential Ballet 1, 2 / Pre-Pointe
Does your child pine for the day when they can rise up on their toes and dance en pointe? This focused ballet class works in tandem with our Dance Foundation program to lay the foundation for more advanced ballet work. Like all of our programs, Essential Ballet is open to all genders.
Essential Ballet 1 and 2/Pre-Pointe are specialty classes open to students age nine and up who are currently enrolled in our Dance Foundations program.
Class options: Wednesdays, 3:45p to 4:15p (waiting list)