​​dance class dictionary

BALLET: an artistic dance form characterized by light, graceful, fluid movements and the use of poses, turns, and leaps

 TAP: a dance performed wearing shoes fitted with metal taps, characterized by rhythmical tapping of the toes and heels

JAZZ:This type of dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns

 HIP HOP:Street dance style primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture

LYRICAL:Lyrical dancing is most known - for conveying emotion and following very closely the mood of the musical accompaniment. It’s choreography is often slow and controlled, heavily relying on ballet technique

POM: NEW FOR 2018-2019!!!  In a pom routine, a squad will incorporate a specific dance style (i.e. hip hop, jazz, lyrical), technical work (leaps, turns, kicks, splits, jumps), and basic tumbling skills. Focus on team unison, showmanship, precision of motions, jumps, leaps, turns, choreography, enthusiasm, and the visual use of pom-poms.

ACTING & PERFORMANCE: Learn the fundamentals of staging and acting techniques.  Students will participate in games and exercises to enhance speech, stage presence, memorization, and proper body positioning for theatre.  Class will workshop a piece to be performed at the end of the season. Ages 8+

CONTEMPORARY: Contemporary dance is an expressive style of dance that abandons the rigid, centered aspect of classical forms of dance, and utilizes unconventional movements from styles around the world. It incorporates certain elements of ballet, modern dance, and jazz.

2018-2019 Class Schedule

Classes begin Monday, September 10th


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Dance With Me: 18-36 Months with Adult

MiniMovers: Must be born in 2015

Tiny Toes: Pre-K & Kindergarten, Born in 2013 & 2014

Petite: 1st & 2nd grade

Junior: 3-5th grade

PreTeen: 6-9th grade, Still developing proficiency & technique

Teen: 8th-10th grade with extensive experience & proficiency,

mostly competitive students

Senior:  11th&12th Grade

Acting: Age 8+

Pom: Age 8+


4:00-4:45pm       Petite Ballet 1

4:45-5:30pm       Petite Tap 

5:30-6:30pm       Pom ​New for 2018-2019!

6:30-7:30pm      PreTeen/Teen/Senior Lyrical

7:30-8:30pm       PreTeen/Teen/Senior Tap

8:30-9:30pm       Teen Tap** 



10:30-11:00am     Dance With Me

4:00-5:00pm       Competitive Junior Ballet**

5:00-6:00pm       Competitive Junior Jazz**

6:00-7:30pm       Competitive Teen/Senior Ballet**

7:30-9:00pm       Competitive Teen/Senior Jazz** 

9:00-10:00pm     Teen/Senior Contemporary



4:00-5:00pm       Junior Tap 

5:00-6:00pm       Junior Lyrical

6:00-7:30pm       Competitive PreTeen Ballet** 

7:30-9:00pm       Competitive PreTeen Jazz** 



4:00-5:00pm       Junior Ballet 

5:00-6:00pm       Junior Jazz 

6:00-7:00pm       Preteen/Teen/Senior Jazz

7:00-8:00pm       Preteen/Teen/Senior Ballet  



3:30-4:30pm       Acting & Performance

4:30-5:15pm       Petite Hip Hop 1

5:15-6:00pm       Petite Hip Hop 2

6:00-7:00pm       Junior Hip Hop 

7:00-8:00pm       Competitive Junior Hip Hop** 

8:00-9:00pm       PreTeen/Teen/Senior Hip Hop 



8:30-9:00am                    Dance With Me

9:00-9:45am                    MiniMovers  

10:00-10:30am                 Tiny Toes Ballet 1

10:30-11:00am                 Tiny Toes Tap 1

11:00-11:30am                  Tiny Toes Jazz 1

11:45am-12:15pm             Tiny Toes Ballet 2 

12:15-12:45pm                 Tiny Toes Tap 2 

12:45-1:15pm                   Tiny Toes Jazz 2 

1:30-2:15pm                    Petite Ballet 2

2:15-3:00pm                   Petite Jazz 

**indicates competitive class - by invitation only