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Class Descriptions

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Hip Hop Classes

Hip Hop refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or music that has evolved as part of the hip-hop culture. It includes an array of styles such as uprock, breaking, locking, roboting, boogaloo, and popping. Boogaloo Sam and Don Campbellock are two iconic contributors to the hip-hop scene. Hip hop teachers, and choreographers continue to revolutionize the world of dance with their unique spin on old school steps and new styles.

Ballet Classes

Ballet is a classical form of dance that requires turn-out and grace. Precise steps and gestures are set in intricate, flowing patterns to create expression through movement. Balance and symmetry are taught to ballet dancers of all ages. Choreographers continue to create diverse styles of ballets, and ballet companies are giving dance audiences a wide range of experiences in the theater.

Pointe Classes

Pointe technique is the part of classical ballet technique. Pointe work is performed while wearing pointe shoes. A ballet dancer supports all body weight on the tips of fully extended feet within their pointe shoes. A dancer is said to be en pointe when the dancer's body is supported in this manner. Extensive training and practice are required to develop the strength and technique needed for pointe work. Dance teachers consider factors such as age, experience, strength and alignment when deciding whether to allow a dancer to begin pointe work.

Tap Classes

Tap dance is a type of dance characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. The sound is made by shoes that have a metal "tap" on the heel and toe. Just like the many other styles of dance, there is a certain technique to tap. Some of the famous dancers who helped in its evolution are Fred Astaire, Paul Draper, and Gene Kelly.

Jazz Classes

Jazz is an umbrella term that can refer to several related dance styles. All of them are connected via common roots - namely tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance. It’s a style performed from the core, with clean and strong lines emanating from the hips and chest.

Acrobatics Classes

Acrobatics teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline & concentration. This class will focus on fundamental acrobatic techniques. Students will learn such things as handstands, chin stands, elbow stands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, balance, and contortion tricks.

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Musical Theater Classes

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Contemporary Classes

Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.Contemporary dance stresses versatility and improvisation, unlike the strict, structured nature of ballet. This dance genre is often done in bare feet, and can be performed to many different styles of music.

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Modern Dance Classes

Drawing on many styles of classical modern dance, these classes focuses on contractions, spirals, basic floor work, and elemental concepts of space, time and force to develop technical proficiency, musicality and rhythmic accuracy. Martha Graham is considered one of the foremost pioneers of American modern dance.

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