Pre-School Classes (2 to 6 yrs.) (OLD: PRE 1.13.17)

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Creative Movement (3 to 5 years old):
Learn the fundamentals of dance technique and explore the essential dance concepts of body, energy, space and rhythm.  This class emphasizes creative exploration and fosters and early love of dance through movement games, improvisation and beginner dance steps.

Dancing Together (2 to 3 years old):
Experience uninterrupted quality time with your little one as we explore dance concepts using a variety of props, instruments and music.  Encourage a love for movement in your child, learn ways to turn your home into a movement playground, strengthen your bond by dancing together, and meet new friends as we dance together as a class. Focused on creativity and fun, this class will include a full range of energy levels.

Little Feet Ballet (2 to 3 years old):
Students will learn basic ballet terms & concepts while continuing to focus on social skills such as sharing, taking turns, and following directions. Creative movement is incorporated throughout the class with a focus on ballet.

Beginning Ballet (3 to 4 years old):
Students learn the basics of ballet technique as well as different jumps and turns. Creative movement and improvisation are incorporated at the end of the class. Students will also focus on teamwork, taking turns, sharing and stage presence.

Beginning Jazz (3 to 4 years old):
An introduction to basic jazz technique ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Creative movement and improvisation are incorporated at the end of the class. Students will also focus on teamwork, taking turns, sharing and stage presence.

Tiny Tumblers (3 to 6 years old):
Children will learn basic flexibility and strength training along with basic tumbling moves.

Hip Hop 4 Shorties (3 to 6 years old):
The class will touch on basic break dancing moves, dancing across the floor and basic choreography. Counting to music, understanding tempo changes and spacial awareness will be a strong focus.

Beginning Ballet (4 to 6 years old):
The class offers a distinct level of training that includes structural dance expression through dance terminology and exploring dance technique in space and understanding of choreography.  In this class the young dancers will develop a strong foundation for a more formal dance study by strengthening movement/locomotion skills/flexibility and by stimulating rhythmic awareness and expressiveness.

Beginning Jazz (4 to 6 years old):
This class combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with the current forms of popular dance. This class ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style.

Tap/Ballet Combo (4 to 6 years old): 
This combination class introduces young dancers to the basics of tap dance and ballet. Dancers will learn steps, such as heel drops and shuffles, while working on rhythm patterns and counting beats. The ballet portion will cover stretches, beginning barre work, beginning center work and learning ballet terminology.