Classes are specifically designed for 3 and 4 year olds, with an introduction to music, dance, rhythm, coordination, and creative movement. Each class is 45 minutes in length and combines ballet/tap or ballet/tumbling. The basic principles of body and spatial awareness, coordination, rhythm and an overall feel for music are developed while incorporating the fundamentals of dance. These fundamentals are introduced and developed in a playful and non-competitive environment. Leotard, tights, and leather or canvas ballet shoes are required. See the Winter 2016 Showcase Keepsake Booklet here.
This is an introductory class for your child and you to learn basic ballet using creative music and movement with the help of different props. Balance, coordination, and flexibility will be developed. Music changes every session. All students are required to purchase a $30 recital costume, which the child will keep.
Music and dance props will encourage a "Prince" or "Princess" to use their imagination as they learn basic ballet steps with the magic of fairytales. Girls should wear a leotard, tights, and pink ballet shoes. Skirts or tutus also may be worn. Boys should wear a t-shirt, shorts, and black ballet shoes. Child should be prepared to participate without the assistance of a parent. The session focuses on learning dance techniques, routines and group work to develop a teamwork atmosphere. All students are required to purchase a $30 recital costume, which the child will keep.
Pre Ballet & Tumbling
Dancers will learn basic skills. This class is designed for the beginner ballerina using correct terminology and positions. Flexibility and coordination are only two of the benefits from participating in this beginner ballet & tumbling class. Leotard, tights, leather or canvas ballet shoes are required. All students are required to purchase a $30 recital costume, which the child will keep.