Jazz

Jazz dancing is an up-beat style of dance. Mostly done to top 40 music. The class starts with a warm-up, stretching, and isolating body moves. CDTA Jazz syllabus steps and combinations. You learn rhythm, musicality, coordination, posture, and individual expression.

*Classes available for ages 6 & up (age 5 if creative dance program has been completed)

Dress Code:  Bodysuit, 1/2 top or fitted tank top with dance shorts, capris or dance pants (fitted leg & hemmed) or a one piece biketard.
NO T-shirts, Loose fitted tanks or sweats
Hair:  Must be up and off the face - securely done.
Shoes:  Leather pull on Jazz shoe (colour determined by teacher)


Tap

Tap dancing is a lively art form. It has evolved from many cultures. Tap allows the dancer to express themselves through their feet in many different variations of steps and rhythms. CDTA Tap syllabus is taught. The most exciting thing for new tappers is all the different sounds and movement they can make. It is a story of the feet.

*Classes available for ages 6 & up (age 5 if creative dance program has been completed)

Dress Code:  Bodysuit, 1/2 top or fitted tank top with dance shorts, capris or one piece biketard. 
NO T-shirts, Long pants or loose fitted tanks or sweats

Hair:  Must be up and off the face - securely done.
Shoes:  Decided by instructor


Ballet

Ballet class offers students development in confidence and poise and a positive approach to learning. Ballet training emphasizes good posture, placement, and the important relationship of one body part to another. Class generally consists of barre work to increase stamina, balance, and grace. Students also gain a knowledge of dance vocabulary, musical phrasing, and rhythms.  RAD syllabus is taught.

*Classes available for ages 6 & up (age 5 if creative dance program has been completed)

Dress Code:  Black or navy bodysuit (tank style, long or short sleeve), Pink ballet tights only.

Hair:  Must be in a secure Bun - Mandatory
Shoes:  Pink leather ballet slippers - elastic over arch.  
NO T-shirts, Loose fitted tanks or sweats


Hip hop is known as street dancing or funk. Allowing the students to express their emotions or life situations through dance.  It is a fun, fast paced class that will challenge the dancers coordination skills.
*Classes available for ages 6 & up (age 5 if creative dance program has been completed)

Dress Code:  Baggy clothing - No loose fitted tank tops or jeans.
Hair:  Must be up and off the face - securely done.
Shoes:  All white runners - NOT WORN OUTSIDE

Hip Hop


Acrobatics is a dance form that combines similar movements to gymnastics with more control, flexibility and balancing using ballet and jazz technique.

*Classes available for ages 6 & up (age 5 if creative dance program has been completed)

Dress Code:  Bodysuit or fitted tank top, dance pants, dance shorts or biketard.
NO 1/2 TOPS, T-SHIRTS, LOOSE FITTED TANKS OR SWEATS
Hair:  Must be up and off the face - securely done.

Acro


Lyrical dance is a fusion of ballet and jazz dancing techniques. It often consists of fluid movements that come from an emotionally charged place. Lyrical challenges the dancer to use movement to interpret the lyrics of the music, express emotion, and tell a story.

*Restrictions Apply

Dress Code:  Bodysuit, 1/2 top or fitted tank top with dance shorts, capris or dance pants (fitted leg & hemmed) or a one piece biketard.
NO T-shirts, Loose fitted tanks or sweats
Hair:  Must be up and off the face - securely done.
Shoes:  Beige canvas 1/2 shoe

Lyrical


Musical Theatre is a fun class with the opportunity of being a character. The dance steps are usually jazz based with lots of facial, lip syncing or singing involved. The dancers will learn to project their character with facial expressions.  Vocal training will be included if the class will be singing (determined by instructor).

 Ages 6 - 9 / Junior / Senior

*Restrictions apply

Dress Code:  Bodysuit, 1/2 top or fitted tank top with dance shorts, capris or dance pants (fitted leg & hemmed) or a one piece biketard.
NO T-shirts, Loose fitted tanks or sweats
Hair:  Must be up and off the face - securely done.
Shoes:  Decided by Instructor

Musical Theatre


Jazz technique compliments your jazz style by working on proper placement, strength and stretch.

*Restricted availability

Dress Code:  Bodysuit, 1/2 top or fitted tank top with dance shorts, capris or dance pants (fitted leg & hemmed) or a one piece biketard.
NO T-shirts, Loose fitted tanks or sweats
Hair:  Must be up and off the face - securely done.
Shoes:  Leather pull on Jazz shoe 

Jazz Technique


This "topsy turvy" class will give tiny ones a chance to explore and learn the basic skills, movement and foundations of acro. With the use of mats students will learn "tricks" such as rolls, cartwheels, backbends, and more. Students will also explore as well as develop balance, flexibility, strength, and coordination. This is a great class for energetic little ones!

*Classes available for ages 5 & 6 (age 5 if creative dance program has been completed)

Dress Code:  Bodysuit or fitted tank top, dance pants, dance shorts or biketard.
NO 1/2 TOPS, T-SHIRTS, LOOSE FITTED TANKS OR SWEATS
Hair:  Must be up and off the face - securely done.

Tiny Tumblers


NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

Technique will focus on alignment, flexibility, strength, balance, centering, and breath through the study of various modern and contemporary dance techniques. Ballet technique and concepts are used in class, however, emphasis is on movement through space, having a sense of weight and using the torso in a circular motion. Further elements practiced in dance class are dynamics, stage presence, focus, articulation of movement, working as a group integrating thematic concepts, and critiquing movement pieces. Dancers will learn to explore movement with purpose and confidence as a means to communicate. Dancers will learn to appreciate dance as art.

*Restrictions apply

Dress Code:  Bodysuit, 1/2 top or fitted tank top with dance shorts, capris or dance pants (fitted leg & hemmed) or a one piece biketard.
NO T-shirts, Loose fitted tanks or sweats
Hair:  Must be up and off the face - securely done.

Modern / Contemporary


These classes are designed to introduce dance to young children. They learn basic dance steps, musicality and body movement in a fun environment. The class is 45 minutes long, consisting of warmup, song and dance, and basic jazz technique.

 *Classes available for ages 3-5

Dress Code:  Bodysuit, 1/2 top or fitted tank with dance shorts, skirt, tights or biketard.
NO T-shirts, Loose fitted tanks or sweats
Shoes:  Black leather ballet slippers (No J.J.'s)
Hair:  Must be up and off the face - securely done.

Creative Dance


Adult Classes

Stage, Tap, Lyrical & Hip Hop - ages 19 & up (Tap must have experience)

All adult classes are competitive

Dress Code:  Comfortable fitted clothing
Shoes:
Tap = Black Oxford  
Stage = Jazz Shoe  
Lyrical = 1/2 shoe or foot undies  
Hip Hop = Clean inside runners (white soles)


Parent & Tot

The class is for children ages 1-3 with parent participation required.  This class allows both the child and parent to learn creative dance movement, musicality and basic dance steps with the use of fun props.  This class runs for 6 weeks at a time with 3 sessions per year.

Dress Code:  Fitted clothing or any style dance wear. (Parents - comfortable clothing)
Shoes:  Ballet shoes or bare feet for both dancer and parent.