Class Schedule

We offer a variety of classes for all ages from 2 to 102!  Please check out the short descriptions below and let us know if you have any questions.  By clicking the name of the class you can view the class times and add it to your google calendars for a more convenient way to keep up on dates and times of practices and rehearsals.

Ballet

Tiny Toes (ages 2-3):

Introduction to movement and music for our youngest dancers. Have fun with props and themes while learning basic dance moves.​

Mini Movers (ages 3-4):​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

A creative movement class which introduces students to the expressive world of dance. Monthly themes and props are used to teach ballet and jazz basics.

Ballet Mini (ages 4-9):

Ballet classes introducing the student to beginner ballet technique. Ballet mini levels incorporate monthly themes to encourage learning of this classical style in a fun setting.

Ballet Junior & Teen (ages 9+):

The foundation of all dance styles. Progress is made through repetition of basics at the barre and center. Dancers develop flexibility, strength, correct body alignment, technique and musicality at all levels. Ballet mini levels incorporate monthly themes to encourage learning of this classical style in a fun setting.

Pointe:

Pointe is a form of ballet where dancers wear special shoes to dance on their toes. It requires years of ballet training, strong ankles and proper alignment. Instructor approval required.

Jazz

Jazz (ages 6+) :

Jazz is fun, upbeat, dynamic and challenging! Jazz covers the traditional jazz skills as well as more current jazz skills from contemporary, lyrical, and pop. Leaps, turns, technique, flexibility, and combinations are all things that will be introduced.

Jazz Combo (ages 9+):

An “add on” class for those taking Jazz Tech who want to master connecting all of the skills and techniques into fun combinations.

 

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Tap (ages 4+):

Tap develops rhythm, coordination, and quick footwork. Our tap training includes traditional, rhythmic, and jazz techniques.

 

Hip-Hop (ages 4+):

A funky street style form of dance. This class will incorporate current trends, technical hip hop styles, and jazz funk.

Turns, Flexibility, and Technique:

An "add on" class for the serious or competitive dancer.  Classes will consist of turn technique, turn variations and combinations, flexibility conditioning, flexibility tricks, jumps & leaps, and detail conditioning and technique of the foot.

Lyrical/Contemporary:

A class focusing on two expressive and interpretive styles of dance.  Monthly class focus will vary to incorporate both Lyrical and Contemporary styles that are derived from classical, modern, and jazz styles of dance.  Prerequisite- Ballet and Jazz class.

Dance Team Technique (ages 13+):

An excellent class for current or future high school dance team members.  Classes will work heavily on turns including a la seconds and variations of these often used by top ranking varsity teams.  Dancers will also work hip hop tricks such as kip ups and headsprings as well as Jazz skills such as leaps, jumps, and flexibility tricks.  Instructed by a former college dance team member and current head UDA instructor, this class is right on track for preparing dancers for auditions and dance team competitions.

What do I wear?

Ballet

Hair in a bun

Black Leotard 

Pink tights

Ballet shoes

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