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Ballet is the basis for all dance. Dancers will build upon the principles and steps taking the dancers from the barre, to the center, and across the floor stressing proper body alignment, flexibility, and muscular control. More intricate movements and patterns are introduced as the student develops coordination, strength, balance, and body awareness.
Get moving with this fun and exciting class of sounds and rhythms! Dancers will learn basic tap vocabulary and build upon them focusing on clean, crisp sounds and rhythms. As the dancer progresses, they will learn more intricate rhythms and patterns. All styles from broadway to rhythm tap will be explored.
Basic ballet and tap principles are explored in the center and across the floor, as well as through creative imagery and games. Students are also introduced to elementary principles of movement including body and special awareness, rhythm, effort, level, locomotor, and nonlocomotor movements.
The Cecchetti method of ballet is a sequential graded system of classical ballet that takes a dancer from beginning level to professional status. The syllabus tests the technical and artistic accomplishments of a student candidate who have been prepared by a Cecchetti member teacher. It offers students an opportunity to demonstrate their technical ability and understandings of the material. Each level provides attainable goals that build self confidence in their developmental progress and successful achievements.
Get moving with this fun and creative form of dance. Learn the fundamentals of modern dance technique while enjoying the creative aspects of dance and composition . Enjoy free movement and the opportunity to discover your own movement vocabulary.
This upbeat type of dance begins with center warm-up and stretches and moves to combinations both across the floor and in the center. Moving to upbeat music, students will develop proper body alignment, flexibility, coordination, and strength.
This fun exciting class includes Broadway style movement to some of the greatest musicals. We will start with a warm-up that will focus on stretching and strengthening, across the floor movement and a center combination in a particular show style. Dancers will also exploring aspects of singing and dancing as it pertains to the show, combinations and movements.
Leaps, Extensions, Turns, and Jumps. Dancers must be enrolled in one or more ballet classes at an intermediate level or above.