Class Descriptions

Creative Movement (Ballet only)  Ages: 2+ years

Duration: 45 minutes

This class is for children ages 2 years old and up.  Our main goal is to teach your child to have fun and to have a love for dance. Dancers will learn how to use their movement with props, music, and basic tumbling.  Your child will also learn the basics of Ballet. Dancers will learn a Ballet dance in the recital.

 

Kinder Combo (Ballet, Tap, Acro/Tumble)  Ages: 4+ years

Duration: 1 hour

This class is for children ages 4 years old and up. Our main goal is to teach your child to have fun and to have a love for dance. Dancers will move on to more tumbling in dance and will also add tap to their repertoire. Dancers will learn a Ballet & Tap dance throughout the season for our Winter Performance and Spring Recital. 

 

Combo Classes  (Ballet & Tap)  & (Acro/Jazz) Ages: 6+ years

Duration: 45 min each

Dancers will learn more formal Ballet training and Tap movements. By learning these techniques dancers will learn to use teamwork and have fun with their peers! Dancers will learn a Ballet & a Tap dance throughout the season for our Winter Performance and Spring Recital. Acro/Jazz Combo Class will learn a combined Jazz & Acro/Tumble class for both shows. 

 

Ballet Levels I, II & III  Ages: 5+ years

Duration: 45 min- 1 hour

Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms.  It teaches discipline, focus and grace to dancers of all ages.  Students ages 5 and up are offered a 45 min- 1 hour ballet class that consists of basic barre technique, center work, across the floor and learning ballet terminology.  Students will perform a classical ballet routine in the recital.  This class allows the advancing dancer to receive the attentive training and technique that is necessary in ballet.

 

Pointe Conditioning & Pointe Placement Ages: (recommendation only)

Duration: 30 min – 1 hour

Once a student has mastered proper technique in ballet class, the advanced ballet student will be considered to take their training a step further and dance on pointe. Strong ankle strength, correct placement & proper execution of ballet technique is required. It is the director’s decision to whether or not a student is ready. *Dancers MUST take Ballet*

 

Jazz Levels I, II & III  Ages: 5+

Duration: 45 Minutes

A stylized form of American dance using many styles and rhythms to coordinate, stretch and tone the body.  Jazz class consists of center warm-up, strength & conditioning, across the floor progressions, and choreographed combinations.

 

Tap Levels I, II & III  Ages: 5+

Duration: 45 Minutes

An original dance form that emphasizes the beat by making sounds with metal taps fastened to the soles of the shoes.  A 45-min tap class enhances rhythm and musicality through center warm-up, floor progressions, center combinations and repertory work.

 

 

Lyrical/Contemporary Levels I, II & III   Ages: 5+

Duration: 45 Minutes

An expressive form of dance that incorporates ballet and modern technique, the strength and control of jazz technique, and many expressive elements, interpretive movements emphasize the arms and the release of the upper body contrasted with innovative leaps, jumps, turns and strong lines. Dancers start with stretching and then move to the center/across the floor and learn combos.  Dancers will learn to connect their emotions through the music and to connect to their audience. *Dancers MUST take ballet*

 

Hip Hop Levels I, II & III  Ages: 5+

Duration: 45 Minutes

Hip Hop is a street-born dance form that incorporates a variety of old and new urban dance styles. Teachers set rhythm-based movement to old-school & modern day hip-hop music.  Hip Hop starts with warm ups, then start with across the floor exercises, students will also learn combinations.

 

 

Shine On Performing Arts CenterĀ©  All Rights Reserved.