Classes: Ages 2-5

Creative Movement (age 2-3)

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This is a 45-minute class that focuses on the joy of movement.  We create a fun-filled world of fantasy dance using an array of movement tools including scarves, ribbons, wands, musical instruments, and other toddler friendly props. Dance attire is not required. Toddlers may wear any comfortable clothing but must either dance barefoot or wear ballet shoes that can be purchased at our studio. During the first few months of class, a parent/guardian is required to remain in the dance room during class and may participate with their child. Typically by December, the toddlers become comfortable with the instructor and can participate attentively without parent involvement. At this point, we encourage parents to observe class from the waiting area so that the toddlers can begin to experience a more robust dance class environment with fewer distractions.

Tumbling (age 2-3)

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Interactive class that involves parent participation and introduces toddlers to the basics of dance and tumbling. Toddlers get to develop their motor skills and begin the socialization process in an encouraging and fun atmosphere. Other benefits include, building strength, flexibility, balance and coordination while they learn new skills. Parents get to share in their children’s achievements while actively supporting them in class.

Teeny Dancer Level 1 (age 3-4)

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This is a 45 minute class of creative movement and pre-ballet technique designed to nurture a child’s agility and musicality.  Students are introduced to the fundamentals of dance and learn to follow the teacher’s instructions while working in a supportive environment and interacting with their peers. Both stretching and locomotive progressions are incorporated into this class and props are used as a teaching aide to create a playful, yet educational atmosphere. Dancers should wear appropriate dance attire and ballet shoes as noted in Dress Requirements under Ballet Classes. Parents are not allowed in the dance room but may observe the class from our waiting room through our viewing windows.

Teeny Tumble Level 1 (age 3-4)

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A fun class that will help introduce your child to the basics of tumbling and acrobatic arts. Class basics will include forward rolls, donkey kicks, table tops, bridges, and straddle jumps, to name a few. Exercises will focus on building and increasing balance, flexibility and core strength. All exercises will be done to fun and energetic music that is kid-friendly. As with all of our classes, it is extremely important that your child arrive on time for class and not miss the warm-up period. If your child is not properly warmed up, injury may occur. Please help us provide a safe and healthy experience for your child.

Teeny Dancer Level 2 (age 4-5)

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This is a 60-minute class that builds upon Teeny Dancers Level 1; however, if the dancer is already 4 years old, then they do not need to take Teeny Dancer Level 1 class prior to taking this class. Children are exposed to more ballet terms and expanded pre-ballet technique. They also receive their first introduction to tap dancing during the last 15 minutes of class. Both ballet and tap shoes are required for this dance class and may be purchased at our studio. Appropriate dance attire is detailed under Ballet Classes in Dress Requirements. As with Level 1, parents can view the class from the waiting area but are not permitted in our dance room.

Teeny Tumble Level 2 (age 4-5)

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Similar to Teeny Tumbler Level 1, this class includes an introduction to the basics of tumbling and acrobatic arts. We review class basics during the first few weeks of the dance season to ensure every child is on the same page, even those who did not previously take Teeny Tumbler Level 1. Exercises will focus on building and increasing balance, flexibility and core strength and will be done to fun and energetic music that is kid-friendly.

Hip Hop (Ages 4-6)

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This is a 45 minute, high-energy class where children are encouraged to move freely while developing rhythm and coordination.  The class provides a fun and vibrant introduction to hip hop. Please see appropriate shoe and dance attire in Dress Requirements.