The types of classes we offer are as follows:

Tap (Ages 2 and up)
Tap is a form of dance where dancers use their feet as percussive instruments. The sound is made by tap shoes which have a metal plate, “taps”, on the heel and toe. Tap is great for fostering rhythm in dancers and is offered at a very young age to encourage that rhythm.
Tap shoes required for this class.

Jazz (Ages 5 and up)
Usually set to upbeat popular music, jazz is an expressive style that incorporates a lot of leaps, turns and quick movements.
Jazz shoes required for this class.

Tap/Jazz Combo (Ages 3 and 4 only)
Perfect intro to both styles of dance for this age, the 1 hour class consists of 30 minutes of Tap and 30 minutes of Jazz. Both styles of shoes are needed, and there will be two costumes for the year end recital.

Ballet (Ages 3 and up)
Ballet is a poised style of dance that is the core to all types of dance. It is a complex mixture of technique, coordination and musicality.
Ballet shoes required for this class.

Contemporary Ballet (Ages 10 and up)
The same technique and class structure as ballet, set to contemporary music. Contemporary Ballet is ideal for kids who want to strengthen their technique without the classical ballet feel.
Ballet shoes required for this class.

Acro (Ages 5 and up)
The performance of extraordinary human feats of balance, agility, and motor coordination mixed with dance elements. A type of “controlled” gymnastics minus all the apparatus, Acro focuses on building strength and flexibility. Examples of tricks would be cartwheels, bridges, walkovers and splits.
Bare feet only for this class.

Lyrical (Ages 10 and up, must also be registered in Ballet, Contemporary Ballet or Jazz)
Lyrical focuses on conveying the feelings and emotion of the music and lyrics through movement. Lyrical builds on a strong foundation of ballet and jazz technique and our students are required to also be registered in either a ballet or jazz class in order to take lyrical.
Half sole shoes or foot undeez required for this class.

Hip Hop (Ages 5 and up)
Hip hop is an urban style of dance that is high energy and upbeat. Usually set to popular rap, hip hop and urban music, hip hop is becoming more and more popular in today’s dance world. Kids enjoy the fast paced energetic style of this class.
Clean running shoes required for this class.

Musical Theatre (Ages 6 and up)
Singing, dancing and acting are all incorporated into this class while the kids perform dances and songs from Broadway musicals. A great class to help gain confidence in performing and expression.
Jazz shoes required for this class.

Ballroom (Ages 7 to 14)
A style of social dancing that is usually performed in couples (no partner required to register for this class). Many styles of ballroom and Latin ballroom are explored in this class including: jive, swing, cha cha, and salsa.

Silks (Ages 8 and up)  
Aerial Silks is a type of performance in which dancers perform aerial acrobatics while hanging from a fabric.
Bare feet only for this class.

Pointe or Pre-Pointe (Ages 12 and up, must have extensive experience in Ballet and be currently registered in Ballet)
Pointe is an extension of ballet in which the dancers dance up on the tips of their toes on special “pointe” shoes. Pre-Pointe is required to strengthen the dancer and their teacher will then tell them when they are allowed to go up on pointe and be fitted for pointe shoes. Dancers must also be registered in ballet in order to take Pointe or Pre-Pointe.