Dance Classes: 

Pre-School Programs: 

We offer our Sparkle/Comet Program to all of our Pre-School & Kindergarten Kids. We have spent time designing a program to match the needs and desires of your little one while still giving them the dance basics that they will need later in dance.

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Glimmer Sparkles: (2years-3.5 years old) 30 min class teaching them the Basic Tap & Ballet with flavors of Jazz. We begin to transfer basic knowledge of movements into basic knowledge of dance along with working through class room etiquette. 

Dazzle Sparkles: (3.5- Kindergarten) 45 min class teaching them Basic Tap, Ballet, & Jazz. We are moving the knowledge they should already know about movement and directly relating it to dance, the classroom, and start applying it to technique. They should be able to start using the correct terminology of the movements and be able to execute most of them by themselves. They should also already have a good grasp of classroom etiquette. 

 

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Shooting Comets: (4 years-6 years old BOYS ONLY) 30 min class designed especially for young boys. Boy learn and move differently from girls especially at the pre-school kindergarten age groups. In this class we will teach Basic Tap, Jazz, & Hip Hop along with basic movement skills and classroom etiquette. 
Please Note: we do not offer this class on a semester basis anymore due to a lack of interest. However, it is always available via our private lessons and/or if enough interest is shown we will look at adding it back into our curriculum. 

Bronze & Attache Classes: (Beginning Level/ 1st-6th Grade)

All of our Bronze Level Classes are 45mins and based at the Beginning Level. (We instruct classes based on levels and not on ages. The Ages are only there as a guideline to follow. The student may move up or down no matter age or grade but based on the skill level assessed by their instructor.)

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Jazz & Theater Jazz Combo Class: Enthusiastic or lively dancing, considered to be exaggerated or insincere at times. Generally has large kicks and fast turns and spins. Can tell the story of the lyrics through the dance in an "almost singing along" fashion at times. 

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Contemporary: A lyrical story telling dance that represents breathing in artistic, abstract forms of body and mind. (The best way I like to describe it is if Ballet and Jazz had a baby!) 

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Ballet: Graceful and Elegant movement that is the backbone of all dance styles! A type of performance dance that originated during the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century and later developed in to concert dance form in France and Russia. It has since been a wide-spread, highly technical form of dance with its own vocabulary based on French terminology. Is a highly technical dance that takes many years of training. 

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Poms:  (Basically Cheerleading) A high energy dance that involves kicks, formations, stunting, lifts, and you can never forget the sparkly pom-poms! 
Please Note: we do not offer this class on a semester basis anymore due to a lack of interest. However, it is always available via our private lessons and/or if enough interest is shown we will look at adding it back into our curriculum. 

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Tap:  A dance performed wearing shoes fitted with metal taps, characterized by rhythmic tapping of the toes and heels.

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Hip Hop: Street Dance Styles that are primarily performed to hip hop music, rap, or electronic beats that have evolved with the hip hop culture. It contains a wide-range of styles primarily breaking which was created in the 1970s.

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Musical Theater: is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance. The story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated whole.
Please Note: this is a completely separate production from our dance performance. Many students are involved with both productions however, they are two completely separate entities. 

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Worship Dance: is any kind of dance that is undertaken for the specific purpose of religious worship. As a basic element of human expression, dance is found within many of the world's religions, and is frequently associated with worship. 
Please Note: we do not offer this class on a semester basis anymore due to a lack of interest. However, it is always available via our private lessons and/or if enough interest is shown we will look at adding it back into our curriculum.

Silver Classes: (Intermediate Level/ 7th-10th Grade)

All of our Silver Level Classes are 45-90mins and based at the Intermediate Level. (We instruct classes based on levels and not on ages. The Ages are only there as a guideline to follow. The student may move up or down no matter age or grade but based on the skill level accessed by their instructor.)

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Jazz & Theater Jazz Combo Class: Enthusiastic or lively dancing, considered to be exaggerated or insincere at times. Generally has large kicks and fast turns and spins. Can tell the story of the lyrics through the dance in an "almost singing along" fashion at times. 

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Contemporary: A lyrical story telling dance that represents breathing in artistic, abstract forms of body and mind. (The best way I like to describe it is if Ballet and Jazz had a baby!) 

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Poms:  (Basically Cheerleading) A high energy dance that involves kicks, formations, stunting, lifts, and you can never forget the sparkly pom-poms! 
Please Note: we do not offer this class on a semester basis anymore due to a lack of interest. However, it is always available via our private lessons and/or if enough interest is shown we will look at adding it back into our curriculum. 

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Ballet: Graceful and Elegant movement that is the backbone of all dance styles! A type of performance dance that originated during the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century and later developed in to concert dance form in France and Russia. It has since been a wide-spread, highly technical form of dance with its own vocabulary based on French terminology. Is a highly technical dance that takes many years of training. 

Pointe:  A technique is the part of classical ballet technique that concerns pointe work, in which a ballet dancer supports all body weight on the tips of fully extended feet within pointe shoes. Pointe technique resulted from a desire for female dancers to appear weightless and sylph-like. (All dancers must be pre-approved by the instructor to dance en pointe at our studio. NO DANCERS EN POINTE PRIOR TO 11 YEARS OF AGE EVER!!!!) 

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Tap:  A dance performed wearing shoes fitted with metal taps, characterized by rhythmic tapping of the toes and heels.

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Hip Hop: Street Dance Styles that are primarily performed to hip hop music, rap, or electronic beats that have evolved with the hip hop culture. It contains a wide-range of styles primarily breaking which was created in the 1970s.

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Worship Dance: is any kind of dance that is undertaken for the specific purpose of religious worship. As a basic element of human expression, dance is found within many of the world's religions, and is frequently associated with worship. 
Please Note: we do not offer this class on a semester basis anymore due to a lack of interest. However, it is always available via our private lessons and/or if enough interest is shown we will look at adding it back into our curriculum.

Gold Classes: (Intermediate 2 & Advanced Level/ 11th Grade-Adults)

All of our Gold Level Classes are 55-90mins and based at the Intermediate 2 & Advanced Level. (We instruct classes based on levels and not on ages. The Ages are only there as a guideline to follow. The student may move up or down no matter age or grade but based on the skill level accessed by their instructor.)

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Jazz & Theater Jazz Combo Class: Enthusiastic or lively dancing, considered to be exaggerated or insincere at times. Generally has large kicks and fast turns and spins. Can tell the story of the lyrics through the dance in an "almost singing along" fashion at times. 

Contemporary: A lyrical story telling dance that represents breathing in artistic, abstract forms of body and mind. (The best way I like to describe it is if Ballet and Jazz had a baby!) 

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Ballet: Graceful and Elegant movement that is the backbone of all dance styles! A type of performance dance that originated during the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century and later developed in to concert dance form in France and Russia. It has since been a wide-spread, highly technical form of dance with its own vocabulary based on French terminology. Is a highly technical dance that takes many years of training. 

Pointe:  A technique is the part of classical ballet technique that concerns pointe work, in which a ballet dancer supports all body weight on the tips of fully extended feet within pointe shoes. Pointe technique resulted from a desire for female dancers to appear weightless and sylph-like. (All dancers must be pre-approved by the instructor to dance en pointe at our studio. NO DANCERS EN POINTE PRIOR TO 11 YEARS OF AGE EVER!!!!) 

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Tap:  A dance performed wearing shoes fitted with metal taps, characterized by rhythmic tapping of the toes and heels.

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Hip Hop: Street Dance Styles that are primarily performed to hip hop music, rap, or electronic beats that have evolved with the hip hop culture. It contains a wide-range of styles primarily breaking which was created in the 1970s.

Ballroom Classes: (Available for All Ages 1st Grade and Up)

All of our Beginning Ballroom  Classes are 55mins. (We instruct classes based on levels and not on ages. The Ages are only there as a guideline to follow. The student may move up or down no matter age or grade but based on the skill level accessed by their instructor.

Partners are recommended, however ~ Singles are welcome to join but may be required to dance alone, with a randomly assigned partner, or with the instructor.

Please Note: we do not offer this class on a semester basis anymore due to a lack of interest. However, it is always available via our private lessons and/or if enough interest is shown we will look at adding it back into our curriculum. 

 

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Latin/ Rhythm Style Dances:

American/ International Cha Cha: a ballroom dance with small steps and swaying hip movements, performed to a Latin American rhythm. Would remind you of club dancing.

American/ International Rumba: a rhythmic, romantic dance with Spanish and African elements, originating in Cuba.

American East Coast Swing: is a form of social partner dance. It belongs to the group of swing dances. It is danced under fast swing music, including rock and roll and boogie-woogie. 

 

American/International Samba: is a lively, rhythmical dance of Afro-Brazilian origin in 2/4(2 by 4) time danced to Samba music whose origins include the Maxixe. A very difficult "club-like style" dance.

American Bolero: is a genre of slow-tempo Latin music and its associated dance. There are Spanish and Cuban forms which are both significant and which have separate origins. In all its forms, the bolero has been popular for over a century. Has the feel of a mix between the Latin styles and the Smooth/Standard Styles.

American Mambo: a ballroom dance of Cuban origin that resembles the rumba and the cha-cha. High Energy and flirtatious. 

International Paso Doble: It is modelled after the sound, drama, and movement of the Spanish and Portuguese bullfight. The traditional version as couple's dance originated in France and was then adopted in Spain and Portugal.

International Jive: In latin dancing, the jive is a dance style that originated in the United States from African-Americans in the early 1930s. It was popularized in 1934 by Cab Calloway. It is a lively and uninhibited variation of the Jitterbug, a form of Swing dance. It is also know as the "Running Dance."

 

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Smooth/ Standard Style Dances:

American/ International Waltz: is a ballroom and folk dance, normally in triple time, performed primarily in closed position. Graceful, Elegant, and romantic- This is the ballet of the Ballroom. 

American/ International Foxtrot: is a smooth, progressive dance characterized by long, continuous flowing movements across the dance floor. It is danced to big band (usually vocal) music. The dance is similar in its look to waltz, although the rhythm is in a 4. A fun, whimsical but graceful dance.

 

American/International Tangois a partner dance that originated in the 1880s along the River Plate, the natural border between Argentina and Uruguay, and soon spread to the rest of the world. Early tango was known as tango criollo (Creole tango). Generally you see the the "love-hate" relationship between the partnered dancers in this style. 

International Quick Step: is a light-hearted member of the standard ballroom dances. The movement of the dance is fast and powerfully flowing and sprinkled with syncopations. The upbeat melodies that quickstep is danced to make it suitable for both formal and informal events. It is a quick, (shocker, right?) up-beat fun dance typically held in hold throughout the dance. 

American/ International Viennese Waltz: Is the genre of a ballroom dance. At least three different meanings are recognized and it was the first ballroom dance performed in the closed hold or "waltz" position. It has the flow and grace of the traditional waltz without as many rules and regulations. (It is to Waltz as  Contemporary is to Ballet)

 

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Club & Country Style Dances:

Night Club Two Step: The dance is also known as "Two Step" and was "one of the most popular forms of contemporary social dance" as a Disco Couples Dance in 1978. It is frequently danced to mid-tempo ballads in 4/4 time that have a characteristic quick-quick-slow beat. A classic example is the song Lady In Red.

Hustle:  is a catchall name for some disco dances which were extremely popular in the 1970s. Today it mostly refers to the unique partner dance done in ballrooms and nightclubs to disco music. It has some features in common with swing dance.

Cha Cha: a quicker dance with small steps and swaying hip movements, performed to a Latin American rhythm. 

 

Waltzis a ballroom and folk dance, normally in triple time, performed primarily in closed position. Graceful, Elegant, and romantic- This is the ballet of the Ballroom. 

Two Step: is a ballroom dance in duple meter, marked by sliding steps.

East Coast Swing: Is a form of social partner dance. It belongs to the group of swing dances. It is danced under fast swing music, including rock and roll and boogie-woogie. 

 

Please Note: we do not offer all of these classes, all of the time. Please check the schedule to see what classes are currently being offered. You may also contact us for private lessons in any of the these styles if they are not featured in our schedule currently or if enough interest is raised, the class may be added to the schedule. 

We have minimum and maximum requirements for each class to run. Please see our Policies under Studio Rules & Regulations for more information.