PRE BALLET/CREATIVE MOVEMENT
Introduces children 4
to 5 years of age to basic Ballet concepts; gentle stretching, and locomotor movements. Students discover how their
bodies can move; create their own dances, and learn to respond to music and rhythm.
The foundation for all
other dance forms offers disciplined training in classical ballet style,
technique and vocabulary with emphasis on correct body alignment and proper use of weight-bearing muscles and joints.
The highest extension
of Ballet Style. It is offered to qualified students as determined by the instructor.
The Giordano technique, with emphasis on rhythm, coordination, fast movement, composition, strength and style.
An asymmetrical form of
Ballet which stresses the torso as the source of
movement with emphasis on creative improvisations, locomotor
movement and imaginative exploration of the body in space.
Movement that has elements of poppin’, lockin’ and breakin. As well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style.
Tap dance is
a form of dance that is able to be performed at any and all ages, from the very young to the much older student, and anyone can learn it at any age. That is the joy and appeal of tap dance. Focus is placed on the study of broadway-style tap and rhythmic tap dancing. It is terrific for developing rhythm, balance, strength, and versatility as a dancer, and has many physiological, as well as cognitive, benefits for both younger and older students. Tap dance brings immense joy and satisfaction to those who study it!
The incorporation and integration of various dance
genres, especially tap, jazz, and modern dance, into a performance-quality art form. Students develop in these genres of dance, while at the same time learning to act and perform while dancing.