Preschool classes are for dancers ages 3 and 4 who will learn about balance, coordination, and rhythm. Both ballet and tap techniques will be taught. These techniques will be combined to create dance combinations which will be practiced both individually and with a group. This encouraging environment will allow them to grow using their imaginations and bodies to create dance steps. One dance in either ballet or tap will be performed in the June recital.
Combination Classes are for the younger dancer and are available in three levels (determined by age and experience). Students will learn Ballet, Tap, and Jazz, with approximately twenty minutes spent on each style. During each
Approximate ages: Combo Level 1= ages 4-5, Combo Level 2= ages 5-6, Combo Level 3= ages 6-7
There are two boys’ classes: ages 3-6 and 7-10. Both age groups will learn jazz and hip hop. These are 30-minute classes which will perform one dance in the recital.
Mini Hip Hop
This 30-minute class is for 5 and 6 year olds and will perform in the recital.
Level Classes are available for dancers ages 7-19. Classes are available in Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, and Jazz/Lyrical. Class times range from 30 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the level and style of the class.
Level 1= ages 7-9
Level 2= ages 9-11
Level 3= ages 12-14
Level 4= ages 14-19
Ballet is the foundation of all styles of dance. It allows each dancer to improve essential skills such as balance, coordination, grace, discipline, and overall strength and endurance. This class will offer ballet terminology, barre technique, and across the floor combinations.
Tap technique steps and tap combinations will improve coordination and syncopation. Tap provides students the ability to take music they hear and turn it into rhythm on the floor, which is both challenging and rewarding.
Hip Hop class creates an exciting and energetic environment. Dancers will earn stylized choreography over the course of the year. Experience in more technical styles is not necessary for this class. Dancers will learn some different new moves and have fun!
Two styles of dance will be learned which include skills, terminology, and choreography. Students will work on improving flexibility, balance, and memorization of steps. Jazz, which is typically taught to faster music, allows students to learn sequenced technical steps. Lyrical applies similar concepts but with a focus on the song lyrics and meaning.
Private and Semi-Private Lessons
Private and Semi-Private classes are offered for technical purposes, a recital dance, competition, or for special occasions. Please call the studio for days, times, and teacher availability.
2019-2020 Schedule & Pricing
2615 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61114