CLASS LIST AND DESCRIPTION.
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TWINKLE TOTS - Creative movement for ages 2-4. Learning to wait turn in line, basic stretching of muscles, and singing songs. reading stories and putting movement to the words, marching band and ribbon play. Finally , learning basic ballet steps at barre and moving through the space. This class meets once a week for an hour and lasts for 10 weeks. These children so not participate in the Recital.
COMBINATION CLASS - Ages 3 to 6 1/2 years old. This class includes both Ballet and Tap. Children need both types of shoes to participate. As children get older (5 & 6 years old), Jazz dance also becomes a part of class to let the child become familiar with this type of dance also. Combo class meets for 45 minutes once a week, and is a full year class with option to participate in the Recital.
BALLET CLASS - Ages 7 and up. Ballet class will usually start with barre work and or stretching. this will continue working steps across the floor and moving thru space. Finally putting steps together to form combinations and or a full dance. This class meets once a week for 45 minutes with option to be in the Recital.
HIP HOP - A dance class with combined elements of various street dance styles. Class begins with warm up and may also consist of moving across the floor with dance steps and combinations of steps. The many styles will include funk dancing, popping, locking and very basic break dancing techniques. This class will also result in a dance for the recital.
TAP CLASS - Ages 7 and up. Tap class is always a fun and rhythmic class. Class will start with a warm up, in center or at barre depending on level. The class will then move across floor or stay center working on combinations of steps. Tap classes will also be participating in the year end Recital with a completed tap dance, if the student chooses.
FOOTWORK CLASS - This class is taken by children who would like to be in pointe shoes one day. The students are chosen to participate in this class by Miss Tracy once they express an interest. It is a very individual class with all levels working on their own. You must also continue to participate in Ballet class while taking Footwork class. Pointe shoes are the ultimate goal but again only happens under supervision of Miss Tracy and when she feels the student is more than ready.
MODERN CLASS - Taken by children who are at intermediate levels of Ballet dance and other types of dance as well. It is a continuation of Ballet dance with a bit more free expression. Students are required to also be taking a Ballet class. This class allows the student to do inprovisational work and be very creative on their own, while using the ballet techniques that they have learned.