Dance Styles

KIDZDANCE - Encourages free expression while teaching basic elements of dance, including rhythm, movement quality, space, body awareness and shape. The child’s imagination and self-esteem are encouraged and strengthened throughout this program.

 

JAZZ - Is an energetic stage dance form that develops an individual’s technique, flexibility, coordination and style. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms.

 

TAP - Emphasizes the development and strengthening of basic tap technique and terminology, highlighting the importance of rhythm and sound. Tap focuses on rhythms and intricate footwork, creating a percussion instrument of the dancer’s feet.

 

HIP HOP - A high-energy class that uses the latest sounds in rap, R&B and pop music together with movements influenced by some of today’s hottest video choreographers. It includes a wide range of styles including breaking, popping and locking, house, social dance, and more!

 

CONTEMPORARY/MODERN - Is a dance form that draws on modern dance techniques as well as classical and is a free type of movement. It is the exploration of the total movement potential of the body. Contemporary dance tells a story and allows dancers to express their feelings.

 

BALLET - Is a classical dance form that is the foundation of all styles of dance and therefore is highly recommended. Classes focus on overall body alignment and technical awareness. Classes include a mix of traditional barre work, center work and combinations.

 

ACRO - Is a style that combines dance technique with precision acrobatic/gymnastic elements. It is defined by its athletic character, its unique choreography, which seamlessly blends dance and acrobatics and its use of acrobatics in a dance context.

 

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