A creative and enjoyable introduction to dance for girls and boys ages 2.5-5 years of age. Students develop mind and muscle memory through a weekly series of fun and creative exercises that lay the groundwork for proper dance technique. By exploring their own creativity, young movers develop body awareness and control with an understanding of the connection between improvisation, dance, rhythm and music – allowing them to learn fundamentals while developing their imagination. Students will also inherently learn the healthy habit of exercising at an early age.
Toddler Dancing: ages 2.5-3.5, 45-minute class
Vital for early childhood development, Toddler Dancing celebrates your child’s natural ability to move in an expressive way. These weekly classes are designed to engage children through group and individual participation through music and movement as children are guided through fun, playful dance exercises. Class includes developmental activities that foster coordination, control and musicality.
Creative Movement: ages 3.5-4.5, 45-minute class Children expand their range of movement vocabulary in a fun and playful manner, enhancing coordination, musicality, and movement dynamics. Children are encouraged to think creatively and listen attentively while developing rhythmic and spatial awareness. With emphasis on creative expression, students explore fundamental dance concepts such as contrast, levels in space, directions and balance, among many others.
Creative Ballet: ages 4.5-5.5, 45-minute class
An introduction to ballet basics based on the idea that creativity and technique go hand in hand. This experience in Creative Ballet opens up a world of expression and communication while developing strength, flexibility, and a growing command of the body. Students begin to develop ballet vocabulary, proper body alignment and posture as well as develop self-expression through creative dance.
Ballet/Tap Combo – 4.5 to 6.5 years, 60-minute class
This creative class offers students an opportunity to explore basic ballet positions, form and vocabulary of traditional ballet along with the dynamic, energetic rhythm of tap dancing. A half hour is dedicated to each dance style totaling one hour per week.