Itty Bitties: Ages 3 – 4, 45 minute class

Itty Bitties is a ballet, tap and tumbling combination class.  This fun and exciting class inspires creativity, teaches coordination, musicality, and the fundamentals of ballet, tap and tumbling. Students will develop coordination, strength, dance technique, rhythm, and body awareness in a caring, nurturing environment. This class is an excellent way for children to gain self-confidence, listening and learning skills and a sense of accomplishment.

Twinkle toes: Ages 5 – 6, 1 hour class

Twinkle Toes is also a ballet, tap and jazz combination class!  This fun and exciting class inspires creativity and teaches the fundamentals of ballet, tap and jazz. Students will develop musicality, coordination, strength, flexibility, dance technique, rhythm, and body awareness in a caring, nurturing environment. This class is an excellent way for children to be introduced to the many benefits of the performing arts, gain self-confidence and a sense of accomplishment.

Hippity Hop: Ages 4-6, 1 hour class

Toddler hip hop class. This fun class inspires creativity and teaches the fundamentals hip hop. Students will develop coordination, strength, dance technique, rhythm, and body awareness in a caring, exciting, nurturing environment. This class is an excellent way for children to be introduced to the many benefits of the performing arts.

Ballet

Beginning level classes focus on the basics of ballet including proper placement and posture; body positions, plies, tendus, battements, and port de bras. Emphasis will be placed on understanding technique, as well as instilling an appreciation and enjoyment of the movement. Advanced levels are a continual study of fundamentals, extended to emotional expression and precision, as well as developing fluid artistic control. Ballet is the basis of all other dance forms and can strongly enhance any athletic activity. We strongly encourage that ballet be taken in conjunction with any other dance class.

Stretch and Strength

Seeks to maximize competitive strength, endurance, flexibility and toning of the body. This class includes Pilates, ballet and yoga techniques, and is highly recommended for serious dancers and athletes.

Hip-Hop

The hottest and latest dance steps, style, funk and street moves. Learn the latest dance moves from the east coast to the west coast, high energy, street grove and razor sharp action choreography. Great for fun, dance teams, dance technique and exercise!

Jazz/Contemporary

Learn the world’s cutting edge of new moves, as well as performance dynamics. All jazz classes will have a strong foundation in ballet with an emphasis on correct body alignment and technique. All classes focus on turns, jumps, leaps, increased flexibility, strength and an overall development of style. These classes are a must for all dancers, dance teams, musical theater and pompom enthusiasts. Contemporary is a mix of Ballet, Jazz and Lyrical technique.

Tap

Beginning level classes focus on learning basic rhythm patterns starting with simple combinations that include shuffles, flaps, stomps, riffs, pullbacks, etc. Advanced levels combine these in more complex rhythm and mixed meter combinations enabling students to slide easily between the styles of such performers as Fred Astaire, Bill “Bo Jangles” Robinson, Gene Kelly, Honi Coles and Savion Glover. All levels emphasize clarity of rhythm and sound, and the development of style through the use of the whole body.

Technique

This class is similar to ballet in the respect that the focus is on the fundamentals of technique.  The main concentration is on turns, leaps and tricks and breaking down the fundamentals of these skills.

Dance Acro

This class combines acrobatics with dance technique. Dance acro strengthens a dancer’s skill set.

Adult Dance Classes

For adults 20 years and up!  Come join our FUN adult classes and be introduced to, or brush up on your Jazz, Ballet and/or Hip Hop skills!  Show your dancers where they got their MOVES from!  It’s also an amazing workout!  $12/class or $90/8 week term (no additional fees).  no previous dance experience needed. 

Mighty Movers

Moves Mighty MoversMighty Movers is a ballet, hip hop and creative movement combination class specifically designed for individuals with disabilities. This fun and exciting class inspires creativity, teaches coordination, musicality, and the fundamentals of ballet, hip hop and creative movement through music. Students will develop coordination, strength, dance technique, rhythm, and body awareness in a caring, nurturing environment. This class is an excellent way for individuals to gain self-confidence, listening and learning skills and a sense of accomplishment. Students will perform and demonstrate their work at our annual Dance Recital held at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora each June (participation in the recital is not mandatory).