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Jazz class will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality and developing complex rhythms and patterns. Dancers will be exposed to various styles of jazz such as Broadway, Street and Contemporary to help develop a well-rounded dancer. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. As dancers progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.
Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Dancers will learn a variety of tap styles from Broadway to Rhythm tap. Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun. As dancers progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.
Lyrical class is designed for dancers with previous ballet training. Dancers will explore partnering and weight sharing exercises combined with basic techniques and skills from ballet, jazz and modern. It emphasizes interpretation of music lyrics while telling a story with movement that can be fluid or abstract. As dancers progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate. Dancers must take this class in conjunction with ballet. *Prerequisite required
Hip hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Dancers to bring their own individual style and personality to the movements. Hip hop dance requires dancers to have the strength and stamina to maintain the high-energy and personality required to perform intense movements.
Dancers will learn classical ballet techniques and terminology. Each class includes barre exercises, center floor work, and across-the-floor combinations. The ballet curriculum is based on a combination of the French, Vagonova and Cecchetti methods as students progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.
This class is designed to improve a dancer's range of motion, enhance muscle flexibility and increase their level of core muscle strength. Dancers will work through a variety of stretches and strengthening exercises, increase their awareness of their own body's potential as it connects to expression through movement.