Tara Steele: TS
Jenny Hashim: JH
Brea Steele: BS
Krissy Warren: KW
Julian Turner: JT
Kristen McLaughlin: KM
Kaci Crowell: KC
Jenai Wilcox: JW
Dakota Steele: DS
Melissa Fredriksen: MF
Ashlynn Victory: AV
Lilee Broome: LB
Tutu Tots: Ages 2-3yrs. Dancers will explore their creative side through dance movement and music. Each dancer will get familiarized with how to participate in a class setting. Basics will be introduced in this class section in tap & ballet. There is no parent participation in Tutus class.
Pre K T/B Combo: Ages 4-6 yrs.: Hour long class split between 30 minutes of ballet and 30 minutes of tap. Tots will be introduced to the basics of tap and ballet within the hour. Please bring a dance bag with their change of shoes ready & water.
Ballet: Ballet is the foundational principles of body movement and form used in dance & is the foundation of most dance forms. Dancers will also be exposed to ballet education which includes technique, vocabulary, & proper etiquette for both classroom and stage.
Pointe: Pointe class is the part of classical ballet technique that concerns pointe work, in which a ballet dancer supports all body weight on the tips of fully extended feet. Pointe work is performed while wearing pointe shoes. A dancer should never work in pointe shoes until their teacher has told them they are ready to do so, pre-pointe class is taken in ballet slippers until the dancer has developed the strength and muscles necessary to go en pointe.
Pre-Pointe: Pre-point classes are offered to ballet students who are not yet on pointe to further develop and strengthen the muscles necessary to go en pointe. Pre-pointe classes stress correct alignment and correct classical ballet technique. Pre-pointe classes also allow teachers to assess readiness, offering an atmosphere for proper evaluation of important skills.
Contemporary: Contemporary, similar to lyrical and jazz, is very versatile and can be danced to almost any style of music and paired with other forms of dance to create new types of movement.
Hip Hop: This class allows dancers to engage in formal as well as informal choreography & free-styling while teaching a foundation of hip hop movement and structure.
Jazz: This class focuses on the fundamentals of jazz technique which include center control, flexibility, spotting, turning and leaping while learning traditional terminology.
Lyrical: Blending of ballet and jazz, lyrical is somewhere in the middle of the two with heavy reliance on emotional expression through dance.
Tap: Tap is an up-beat class where dancers where special shoes with metal taps on the bottom and focus on learning the traditional tap steps and terminology.
Technique: Focuses on specific elements of dance like turns, leaps and isolations.
Stretch / Condition: This class is designed to help flexibility, strength & stamina that can help in all dancing.
Acro: Focuses on gymnastics-based acro movements suitable for dance and dance choreography.
Pink ballet shoes with laces tucked in, pink tights, black leotard, ballet skirts, and hair in a bun.
Black or tan jazz shoes or half soles, form fitting clothing such as leotards, tank tops, shorts, leggings or jazz pants, and hair pulled up out of the face. (No jeans)
Black tap shoes, form fitting clothing such as leotards, tank tops, shorts, leggings or jazz pants, and hair pulled up out of the face. (No jeans)
Hip Hop/Mini Funk
Sneakers or street shoes, comfortable clothing, and hair pulled up out of the face. (No sandals)
Same attire as jazz class.
Tutu & Pre K Classes
Any leotard & tights, no color requirement, hair pulled back securely out of the face. Black tap shoes & pink ballet shoes.