A huge shout out to our absolutley incredible staff (although we're missing Jenn and Tracy in this photo). We know today is as rough on you as it is on us... We're all missing our dancers and the amazing energy every unique class has. We're missing the challenges of teaching, working on choreography and the hours of fun and hard work! It's probably time to get planning for a new normal and a tricky new schedule... but we have no doubt we're all up for the task. Thank you! We love you!❤💕🥰
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Costume Pick Ups Scheduled:
Thursday June 18 3-5
Tuesday June 23 3-5.
Hi there Dancers! How are you? We miss you all sooo much!🥰 Most of our costumes are in. The only costumes not yet in are Teacher Jayne's Wed 4:30 "Everybody Wants To Be A Cat", The pompoms for Teacher Stephanie's Mon 6:30 "Missy Elliott" Dance (costumes are here!) And Teacher Bethany's Thurs 5 "High Hopes" Dance - just the boys have not arrived. The girl's costumes are here.
We hope to see you then. We will meet you outside and will be masked. Stay safe and healthy. ❤
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This evening at 5pm, we will gather in the studio parking lot and get ready to cheer on our 2020 graduates! 🎉We can grab some pompoms and our TJ Dance banner with a couple grad balloons attached. We can stand out by the road and cheer for our graduating seniors as the drive by on 203 on their way to their drive up graduation ceremony in Carnation. Bring any fun accessories you'd like! Everyone is welcome! They deserve the recognition! Congratulation Class of 2020! We love you!❤
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Costume Pick Up today at the studio 3-5. Also Wednesday June3rd 3-5 and Friday June 5th 5-7. We're still waiting though on costumes for Jayne's Wed 4:30 class, Stephanie's Monday 6:30 class and a few of Aariel's are still missing as well as an order put in later for Rachael W. We hope to see you all! We miss you! We're still tossing ideas around for some kind of performance so we'll let you know about that as soon as we decide on something. Thank you all! We MISS you!😪❤🥰 Send and post pictures please❤❤❤ PS Fosse Chat and Stretch on zoom Wed 5:30. Let us know if you'd like an invite! Everyone welcome. #_tjdance #tjdancerocks #tjdance ...

Costume pick up day Sunday May 31st 3-5pm at the studio. We will be masked and 6 feet apart. We can bring them to your car if you'd like us to. If you got an email with costume info attached, you're costume is here and waiting for you. We'd love pictures of you or your dancers when they try them on. We'd love to be able to post some in the coming days so please let us know if it's ok to post. Thank you! We MISS you! Every day that goes by is a day closer to us dancing together again! ❤ #_tjdance #tjdancerocks #tjdance ...

Two of teacher Jayne's grandkids live in Hawaii. They're at the beach today and Kaia happened to be wearing her TJ Dance shirt! Their daddy sent a picture. Couldn't pass up sharing it with all of you. Look at those beautiful kiddos! Jaxon & Kaia 💕🤙🥰Missing them and missing all of you dancers! ❤🌺🌞
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Monday, May 25, is National Tap Dance Day (Bill “Bojangles” Robinson’s birthday). The Tap Family Reunion will be streaming selections from their work titled “And Still You Must Swing” starting at 2:00PM our time. They’ll keep it available to watch for 24 hours, so you can tune in when you like. The link is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrCdE4G7Nlg
Thank You to Carolyn for this info!❤
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Today this picture popped up on google home as a memory! Oh my! April 21, 2015. Missing the dancers, the music, the energy, the studio... Can hardly wait to get back! Stay safe and healthy! We'll dance together again soon!#_tjdance #tjdancerocks #tjdance ❤💃❤ ...

We miss you all dancers! Looking forward to the day we can dance together again!❤🥰💃 We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy.
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Oh, how we miss you all! 💕 Feeling very humbled, touched and loved while reading through emails from dance families this morning. Your encouraging words keep us hanging in there. We will do everything we can to get through this together so we can get back to dancing with you as soon as possible! Love you all! Stay safe and healthy!❤ and Thank You! #_tjdance ...

April 9th, 2020
Dear Dancers and Families:
We miss seeing all of you! According to the Governor's recent "stay at home" order, and the CDC's recommendations of social distancing, we have to keep the studio temporarily closed. We also realize that since the April 6th announcement of schools remaining closed, it is unlikely that we will be back dancing at the studio in May or June. We do not want our dance year to end so abruptly. You will be hearing individually from your teachers. Some will be using Zoom for a virtual class, or just to communicate with students and share some dance time. We would like to continue through June with this. There are videos of recital dances, along with warm-ups and exercises that can be done at home. We have included links under each teacher's name in our previous email and at the bottom of this email. Please check back often. We will continue to update these folders!
Please go to tjdance.com to find our most updated news.
We're here... we miss you... we will dance together again! Stay safe and healthy. ❤ #_tjdance #tjdancerocks #tjdance
Jayne
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AptLF0GkzU3ZdX4JvgyakgHzOUY?e=q0PcHz
Bethany
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AptLF0GkzU3ZdkBiCjIpeIsi8mA?e=vBh0qh
Stephanie
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AptLF0GkzU3Zd6GEKQ9txoVMgkg?e=ZWSRGe
Tracy
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AptLF0GkzU3ZeJCNc7t2-K9cMtM?e=axlJrh
Peg
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AptLF0GkzU3ZetUqygSa_Dj-mso?e=V695c9
Shruti
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AptLF0GkzU3ZfAbIh0GOahNUANo?e=8DKeRd
Jenn
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdAYSiOdq_ZwQQCX7kXNF648gaN5BF9r3&fbclid=IwAR28t9ofqAHy-qXP12tLUSaK0owIP295nZvNBy6EuFA5X_jbWdRf-vaqDS4
Public – we hope to fill this folder for anyone wanting a little exercise and dance at home. Once it is full, please feel free to share it any time with anyone!
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AptLF0GkzU3Z1URWuORwzsvp6LM0?e=c1Hazs
Aariel, Karen and Nyree have contacted their students directly. They will be adding to "Public" folder also
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Dear Dancers,
How are you all? We miss each and everyone of you terribly! We so look forward to seeing you all soon and dancing with you again. Costumes are still arriving. And they are beautiful! Once we get back to dance, we’ll have to see if we’re able to stay with our original recital date. If not, we’ll look into when and where we can put on our shows. We will have a show though! We may just have to be a bit more flexible. Maybe this will turn itself around much sooner than we think and we can just jump back in and go on with the original plan. We just don’t know yet. ❤️ We hope these videos will help you get some practice in while we all stay at home. All of the teachers will be adding more videos as time goes on so you can all get in more dance! Just keep remembering, we’ll get back to dance just as soon as we can! We all have to do our part right now and social distance.
Here are the most recent teacher’s links. There will be more dance in the folders soon! Teachers will be adding videos as often as they can, so keep an eye on these links. Take good care of yourselves and stay healthy! We’re all in this together...❤️
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Teacher Bethany
https://1drv.ms/f/s!AptLF0GkzU3ZdkBiCjIpeIsi8mA

Teacher Jayne
https://1drv.ms/f/s!AptLF0GkzU3ZdX4JvgyakgHzOUY

Teacher Jenn
https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdAYSiOdq_ZwQQCX7kXNF648gaN5BF9r3

Teacher Peg
https://1drv.ms/f/s!AptLF0GkzU3ZetUqygSa_Dj-mso

Teacher Stephanie
https://1drv.ms/f/s!AptLF0GkzU3Zd6GEKQ9txoVMgkg

Teacher Shruti
https://1drv.ms/f/s!AptLF0GkzU3ZfAbIh0GOahNUANo

Teacher Tracy
https://1drv.ms/f/s!AptLF0GkzU3ZeJCNc7t2-K9cMtM

Teacher Aariel has contacted students directly - for questions,
aariel.hall@nullgmail.com

Teacher Karen have contacted students directly - for questions, khendrick63@nullgmail.com

Teacher Nyree have contacted students directly - for questions,
nyree@nulloutlook.com

Looking forward to dancing with you again at the studio! ❤️
Good health to all!
TJ Dance!
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TJ Dance Jazz Warm Ups/Stretches
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Hi dancers! Oh how we miss you! I'm sorry it's taken so long to get our videos uploaded. The actual upload takes days sometimes. We're getting there though! Links below 😉❤🥰 Teacher Jayne's
https://1drv.ms/f/s!AptLF0GkzU3ZdX4JvgyakgHzOUY
Teacher Peg's
https://1drv.ms/f/s!AptLF0GkzU3ZetUqygSa_Dj-mso
Teacher Stephanie's
https://1drv.ms/f/s!AptLF0GkzU3Zd6GEKQ9txoVMgkg
These teachers will contact you personally with their links or you can email them.
Teachers Aarial aariel.hall@nullgmail.com
Teacher Karen khendrick63@nullgmail.com
Teacher Nyree nyree@nulloutlook.com

Keep watching the links. I'm uploading 7 videos i recorded yesterday right now. The Wed Fosse warm ups and stretches are loading with those. Everybody can stretch to those! You can even share those with people needing to move. Today I'll get some floor work recorded. Hoping to see you all soon! #_tjdance ##tjdancerocks #tjdance
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We can accomplish some things while we're keeping to ourselves!❤ We're sorting and organizing costumes. Stay healthy everyone. We miss you. Practices dances loading slowly. They will be up soon! 🥰
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So sorry Dancers. Gov. Inslee has us temporarily shut down until March 31st. Dance videos up soon Let's keep practicing until we can get together again!❤💃🥰 #_tjdance #tjdancerocks #tjdance ...

Good Morning All! We are continuing to surface clean between each class and doing lots of hand washing! We hope to remain a safe and fun place for dancers of all ages to gather! Let's Dance! 💃😘❤ As this evolves, we'll keep you posted. Thank You for dancing with us. 💕
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Hi Dancers! ❤ There is so much uncertainty concerning COVID-19. We are all hearing the often confusing news. This has many of our dance families concerned and understandably so. We've weathered many storms as a studio. We plan to get through this also! We want to assure all of our dancers and families we're doing everything we can to keep our dancers and their families safe. All dancers must wash their hands as they enter the studio. Between every class, teachers wipe all often touched surfaces down with disinfectant. We hope to keep the studio up and running and keep all plans for our recitals moving forward. 💕 #tjdancerocks! Indeed it does!❤ Let's keep dancin'!💃 #_tjdance and let's all do our part to keep us all healthy by following all the guidelines preventing the spread of this virus. #tjdance 🥰 ...

Class Descriptions

2-4 Yrs

2-3 yr old Creative Movement

Thursday | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM | Studio B
Tracy Mikula

Come stomp like a dinosaur and soar like a butterfly in this fun class for 2-3 year olds! Pretend play and imagination is integral as we focus on gross motor skills, basic ballet techniques, and moving with the music (both children's songs and classical music). We will occasionally incorporate dress-up and stories to spark children's imagination. We will also work on listening, participating in a group, as well as separating from parents. Ballet shoes are required. Children will learn one performance piece for the June recital, in addition to the group opening number.

3 yr old, Combo Class

Wednesday | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | Studio B
Stephanie Weymouth

This is a fun 45 minute creative movement class to introduce your toddler to the world of dance, all while using a very playful interaction with other students. We do both soft shoe (ballet) and tap.

2-3 yr old Creative Movement

Monday | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | Studio B
Tracy Mikula

Come stomp like a dinosaur and soar like a butterfly in this fun class for 2-3 year olds! Pretend play and imagination is integral as we focus on gross motor skills, basic ballet techniques, and moving with the music (both children's songs and classical music). We will occasionally incorporate dress-up and stories to spark children's imagination. We will also work on listening, participating in a group, as well as separating from parents. Ballet shoes are required. Children will learn one performance piece for the June recital, in addition to the group opening number.

3-4 yr old, Creative Movement/Pre-Ballet

Monday | 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM | Studio A
Peg Burnside

Creative Movement introduces the child to moving with the music, using both children’s songs and classical music. Locomotor actions (walk, run, jump, turn, slow, fast) and being part of a group activity will be taught in the class.  This requires the child to  be able to separate from the parent, use listening skills and follow the teachers directions. Pretend play and imagination will be integral parts of this class. Children will be introduced to classical ballet music, ballet stories, positions of the feet and arms, and learn how to plie and tendu. Proper ballet slippers required, along with dance attire (no jeans, coveralls, or long play dresses). Dress up (provided by the teacher) will be used on occasion. A performance piece will be taught, along with the opening number, to be performed in the June dance recital.

3-5 yr old Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Tuesday | 10:45 AM to 11:30 AM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

This class introduces very young students to tap, jazz, and ballet.  Students learn basic tap and ballet steps, while increasing their physical stamina, and listening skills in a class setting. Fun dance related activities will also be included.  One dance will be performed in the June recital, and this class will participate in the group Opening number for the show.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet shoes required.

3-6 yr old Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Tuesday | 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Dance techniques for all three styles, tap, jazz, and ballet, are taught for this age group in a fun accepting environment. Students practice listening skills, learn how to follow directions, and work on balance, strength and coordination. Dancers perform one dance number and participate in the group opening number in the June recital.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet shoes required.

4/5 yr old, Combo Class

Wednesday | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM | Studio B
Stephanie Weymouth

This is a fun 45 minute creative movement class to introduce your toddler to the world of dance, all while using a very playful interaction with other students. We do both soft shoe (ballet) and tap.

4-6 yr old, Ballet/Tap

Monday | 5:30 PM to 6:15 PM | Studio B
Peg Burnside

Class time will be divided into teaching ballet for the first 25 minutes of class, with the rest for tap dancing. Ballet instruction will include barre work (plies, tendus, passe, arabesque) and learning ballet positions. Tap will use the Al Gilbert graded technique, learning shuffles, ball change and flaps, along with across the floor moves. Both ballet and tap shoes required. Dancers will be taught one dance and participate in the group opening number in the June dance recital. An in-house dance will also be taught.

4-7 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Thursday | 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

This dance combination class introduces the basics of each dance style and helps ignite the joy of dancing in young hearts. Dancers focus on age appropriate techniques—toes and heels, front and back, right and left, slow and fast, as well as tempos, patterns and combinations of movements. Dancers in this class perform one dance number and participate in the group opening number in the June recital.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet shoes required.

4-6 yr old, Hawaiian Dance

Wednesday | 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM | Studio B
Karen Hendrickson

During class, dancers will be immersed in the culture and music of Hawaii. They will learn basic Hawaiian songs and hula techniques that include proper posture, steps, and hand movements. Students will also learn oli (chant), including technique and style used in the traditional protocol. Wear a swishy skirt and join the fun!

4-6 yr old Ballet/Tap

Thursday | 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM | Studio B
Tracy Mikula

In this combination class, your 4-6 year old will step into the magical world of dance, letting their imaginations soar as they learn the basics of ballet and tap. We will focus on learning technique, listening to the music, and loving the art of dance. Ballet and tap shoes are required. Dancers will learn one performance piece for the June recital, in addition to the group opening number.

4-7 yr old, HipHop

Thursday | 5:45 PM to 6:30 PM | Studio B
Bethany Brittain

Fun and energetic style of dance that will get everyone clapping along. This class will include a warm up and across the floor combinations. In addition, students will learn a hiphop dance to perform in the annual recital. Open to girls and boys.

PreK-Grade4 Bollywood

Wednesday | 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM | Studio B
(On Hold – Call the Studio if Interested)

Shruti Sharma

5-8 Yrs

3-5 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Tuesday | 10:45 AM to 11:30 AM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

This class introduces very young students to tap, jazz, and ballet.  Students learn basic tap and ballet steps, while increasing their physical stamina, and listening skills in a class setting. Fun dance related activities will also be included.  One dance will be performed in the June recital, and this class will participate in the group Opening number for the show.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet shoes required.

3-6 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Tuesday | 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Dance techniques for all three styles, tap, jazz, and ballet, are taught for this age group in a fun accepting environment. Students practice listening skills, learn how to follow directions, and work on balance, strength and coordination. Dancers perform one dance number and participate in the group opening number in the June recital.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet shoes required.

PreK-Grade4 Bollywood

Wednesday | 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM | Studio B
(On Hold – Call the Studio if Interested)

Shruti Sharma

4/5 yr old, Combo Class

Wednesday | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM | Studio B
Stephanie Weymouth

This is a fun 45 minute creative movement class to introduce your toddler to the world of dance, all while using a very playful interaction with other students. We do both soft shoe (ballet) and tap.

4-6 yr old, Ballet/Tap

Monday | 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM | Studio B
Peg Burnside

Class time will be divided into teaching ballet for the first 25 minutes of class, with the rest for tap dancing. Ballet instruction will include barre work (plies, tendus, passe, arabesque) and learning ballet positions. Tap will use the Al Gilbert graded technique, learning shuffles, ball change and flaps, along with across the floor moves. Both ballet and tap shoes required. Dancers will be taught one dance and participate in the group opening number in the June dance recital. An in-house dance will also be taught.

4-6 yr old, Hawaiian Dance

Wednesday | 4:30 PM to 515 PM | Studio B
Karen Hendrickson

During class, dancers will be immersed in the culture and music of Hawaii. They will learn basic Hawaiian songs and hula techniques that include proper posture, steps, and hand movements. Students will also learn oli (chant), including technique and style used in the traditional protocol. Wear a swishy skirt and join the fun!

4-6 yr old, Tap/Jazz/Ballet

Thursday | 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

This dance combination class introduces the basics of each dance style and helps ignite the joy of dancing in young hearts. Dancers focus on age appropriate techniques—toes and heels, front and back, right and left, slow and fast, as well as tempos, patterns and combinations of movements. Dancers in this class perform one dance number and participate in the group opening number in the June recital.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet shoes required.

4-6 yr old Ballet/Tap

Thursday | 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM | Studio B
Tracy Mikula

In this combination class, your 4-6 year old will step into the magical world of dance, letting their imaginations soar as they learn the basics of ballet and tap. We will focus on learning technique, listening to the music, and loving the art of dance. Ballet and tap shoes are required. Dancers will learn one performance piece for the June recital, in addition to the group opening number.

4-7 yr old, HipHop

Thursday | 5:45 PM to 6:30 PM | Studio B
Bethany Brittain

Fun and energetic style of dance that will get everyone clapping along. This class will include a warm up and across the floor combinations. In addition, students will learn a hiphop dance to perform in the annual recital. Open to girls and boys.

5-7 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Wednesday | 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Dance combinations for 5-7 yr. olds is more structured than the much younger classes. Both tap and ballet techniques include barre work and center floor. Jazz instruction will teach basic jazz exercises and steps. Students will work on increasing their physical strength and flexibility.  Dancers in this class will perform one number in the June recital and participate in the group opening number.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet or jazz shoes required

6-8 yr old, Ballet/Tap

Monday | 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM | Studio B
Peg Burnside

This dance combination class teaches basic ballet and tap steps to elementary school ages 6-8. Barre work and center floor combinations will be used to re-enforce learning dance routines. Students will increase their physical strength, flexibility and stamina. This class will cultivate an interest in dance performance and a feeling of accomplishment. Dancers will perform one dance and participate in the group opening number in the June recital.
*Leather ballet slippers and tap shoes required.

6-9 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Tuesday | 5:15 PM to 6:00 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Dance combinations for 6-9 yr. olds is more structured than the younger classes. Both tap and ballet techniques include barre work and center floor. Jazz instruction will teach basic jazz exercises and steps. Students will work on increasing their physical strength and flexibility.  Dancers in this class will perform one number in the June recital and participate in the group opening number.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet or jazz shoes required.

6-9 yr old, HipHop

Thursday | 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM | Studio B
Bethany Brittain

Fun and energetic style of dance that will get everyone clapping along. This class will include a warm up and across the floor combinations. In addition, students will learn a hiphop dance to perform in the annual recital. Open to girls and boys.

7-10 HipHop/Cheer

Monday | 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM | Studio A
Stephanie Weymouth

This is a high energy dance class, from street dance, to incorporate cheer moves and technique. We focus on different styles and moves. The hip hop element allows the student to personalize their style, and the cheer still keeps the structure! Our class is to help build confidence and personal style, all while having fun.

7-10 yr old, Back Up Dancer Series

Monday | 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM | Studio B
Jennifer Donough

The 1 Hour Class begins with a warm up soundtracked to our featured artist for the evening. Expect moves that progressively gets your heart pumping and brain working including isolations, pliés, stretching, abs, and pushup variations.

After warm up we’ll do some across the floor to work on some of the moving steps within our choreography and then on to the center of the floor for the choreography. You’ll learn the choreography to the entire featured song. Moves are modeled after what the backup dancer would be doing on stage.

8-13 yr old, Drama

Monday | 4:30 AM to 5:15 AM | Studio A
Karen Hendrickson

This class is designed to help kids take the stage. Actors will focus on building self-confidence and character, as well as strong speaking, literacy, empathy, and acting skills through the fun and creativity of drama. Each week will cover a different aspect of the stage: monologues, scene work, auditions and more.

9-12 Yrs

4-7 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Thursday | 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Dance combinations for 6-9 yr. olds is more structured than the younger classes. Both tap and ballet techniques include barre work and center floor. Jazz instruction will teach basic jazz exercises and steps. Students will work on increasing their physical strength and flexibility.  Dancers in this class will perform one number in the June recital and participate in the group opening number.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet or jazz shoes required.

6-9 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Tuesday | 5:15 PM to 6:00 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Dance combinations for 6-9 yr. olds is more structured than the younger classes. Both tap and ballet techniques include barre work and center floor. Jazz instruction will teach basic jazz exercises and steps. Students will work on increasing their physical strength and flexibility.  Dancers in this class will perform one number in the June recital and participate in the group opening number.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet or jazz shoes required.

6-9 yr. old HipHop

Thursday | 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM | Studio B
Bethany Brittain

Fun and energetic style of dance that will get everyone clapping along. This class will include a warm up and across the floor combinations. In addition, students will learn a hiphop dance to perform in the annual recital. Open to girls and boys.

7-10 HipHop/Cheer

Monday | 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM | Studio A
Stephanie Weymouth

This is a high energy dance class from street dance to incorporating cheer moves and techniques. We focus on different styles and moves. The hop hop element allows the student to personalize their style, and the cheer still keeps the structure! Our class is to help build confidence and personal style, all while having fun.

7-10 Backup Dancer Series

Monday | 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM | Studio B
Jennifer Donough

The 1 Hour Class begins with a warm up soundtracked to our featured artist for the evening. Expect moves that progressively gets your heart pumping and brain working including isolations, pliés, stretching, abs, and pushup variations.

After warm up we’ll do some across the floor to work on some of the moving steps within our choreography and then on to the center of the floor for the choreography. You’ll learn the choreography to the entire featured song. Moves are modeled after what the backup dancer would be doing on stage.

8-13 yr old, Drama

Monday | 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM | Studio A
(On Hold – Call Studio if Interested)

Karen Hendrickson

This class is designed to help kids take the stage. Actors will focus on building self-confidence and character, as well as strong speaking, literacy, empathy, and acting skills through the fun and creativity of drama. Each week will cover a different aspect of the stage: monologues, scene work, auditions and more.

10-13 yr old, Ballet/Lyrical

Tuesday | 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM | Studio B
Peg Burnside

This combination class will teach both ballet and tap steps and dance terminology for elementary school ages 9-11. Previous dance experience would be helpful, but not necessary as fundamental skills will be taught, along with expanding into dance combinations learned in the center. Barre work will be used for learning steps in ballet and tap. One dance will be performed in Recital, along with the group opening number. An additional dance will be taught to perform for an in-house performance at the end of the year.
*Leather ballet slippers and tap shoes required.

9-12 yr. old HipHop

Thurs | 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM | Studio B
Bethany Brittain

Fun and energetic style of dance that will get everyone clapping along. This class will include a warm up and across the floor combinations. In addition, students will learn a hiphop dance to perform in the annual recital. Open to girls and boys.

10-14 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Tuesday | 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

This class builds on having some knowledge of dance, but previous experience is not required. Dancers will assume more responsibility for themselves, working on their memory skills while learning more challenging dance combinations as well as working to coordinate dance with music. This class will perform two dance numbers in the June recital, and will participate in either the opening or finale group number.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet or jazz shoes required.

11yrs old-Adult Hawaiian Classes

Saturday | 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM | Studio B
Karen Hendrickson

This is a beginner class for students age 11 years and older. During class, dancers will be immersed in the culture and music of Hawaii. They will learn basic Hawaiian songs and hula techniques that include proper posture, steps, and hand movements. Students will also learn oli (chant), including technique and style used in the traditional protocol. Wear a swishy skirt and join the fun!

11-14 yr old HipHop/Cheer

Monday | 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM | Studio A
Stephanie Weymouth

This is a high energy dance class, from street dance to incorporating cheer moves and techniques. We focus on different styles and moves. The hip hop element allows the student to personalize their style, and the cheer still keeps the structure! Our class is to help build confidence, all while having

MS/HS/Adult Beginning Tap/Jazz

Wednesday | 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Tap dance is a unique style of dance incorporating upper body movement in a jazz type dance and specific footwork producing sounds of rhythm, beats and syncopation. Skill level and experience decides which class each dancer should be in.
*Tap shoes required for this class

Teen

8-13 yr old, Drama

Monday | 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM | Studio A
(On Hold – Call Studio if Interested)

Karen Hendrickson

This class is designed to help kids take the stage. Actors will focus on building self-confidence and character, as well as strong speaking, literacy, empathy, and acting skills through the fun and creativity of drama. Each week will cover a different aspect of the stage: monologues, scene work, auditions and more.

10-13 yr old, Ballet/Lyrical

Tuesday | 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM | Studio B
Peg Burnside

This combination class will teach both ballet and tap steps and dance terminology for elementary school ages 9-11. Previous dance experience would be helpful, but not necessary as fundamental skills will be taught, along with expanding into dance combinations learned in the center. Barre work will be used for learning steps in ballet and tap. One dance will be performed in Recital, along with the group opening number. An additional dance will be taught to perform for an in-house performance at the end of the year.
*Leather ballet slippers and tap shoes required.

10-14 yr old Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Tuesday | 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

This class builds on having some knowledge of dance, but previous experience is not required. Dancers will assume more responsibility for themselves, working on their memory skills while learning more challenging dance combinations as well as working to coordinate dance with music. This class will perform two dance numbers in the June recital, and will participate in either the opening or finale group number.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet or jazz shoes required.

11-14 yr old HipHop/Cheer

Monday | 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM | Studio A
Stephanie Weymouth

This is a high energy dance class, from street dance to incorporating cheer moves and techniques. We focus on different styles and moves. The hip hop element allows the student to personalize their style, and the cheer still keeps the structure! Our class is to help build confidence, all while having

HS Ballet/Lyrical

Tuesday | 6:15 PM to 7:00 PM | Studio B
Peg Burnside

This class will teach both ballet and lyrical style of dance to high school age students. Previous ballet experience required, as the class will be focusing on more challenging dance combinations, turns, and leaps. Ballet barre and lyrical floor work will be included. Some students will be preparing for pointe work, This class will learn two dances to perform in Recital, one ballet number and one lyrical, along with participating in the Finale.
*Leather ballet slippers, jazz shoes, and stretch bands required.

MS/HS/Adult Beginning Tap/Jazz

Wednesday | 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Tap dance is a unique style of dance incorporating upper body movement in a jazz type dance and specific footwork producing sounds of rhythm, beats and syncopation. Skill level and experience decides which class each dancer should be in.
*Tap shoes required for this class

Teen/Adult Belly Fitness

Monday | 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM | Studio B
Friday | 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM | Studio B (On Hold – Call the Studio if Interested)

Nyree Krikorian

If you're tired of the same old exercise routine, why not give belly fitness a try?  No prior belly dance experience is necessary.  This friendly and easy class is perfect for everyone, from beginners to advanced belly dancers.  You will get a good workout while learning muscle control, especially the core muscles, improve balance, and achieve more self-confidence.  Come once or twice a week for the same low monthly cost.  Or drop in either on a Monday or a Friday evening for $10 to give this 45-minute fun exercise class a try.  Whether it's to get in shape or stay in shape, come have fun with us in Belly Fitness!

Teen/Adult Belly Dance

Saturday | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Studio B
Nyree Krikorian

This belly fitness class is for beginning and intermediate students. Expect to have lots of fun and laughter while you sweat and learn to move your body in new ways. This year, we will learn at least two different styles of dance and choreographies. We (as a group) may choose to do one or both dances for our recital in June.

Teen/Adult Int/Adv Tap

Tuesday | 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Tap dance is a unique style of dance incorporating upper body movement in a jazz type dance and specific footwork producing sounds of rhythm, beats and syncopation. Skill level and experience decides which class each dancer should be in.
*Tap shoes required for this class

HS/Adult Ballet Fitness

Tuesday (Only 2nd Tuesday of month) | 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM | Studio B
Peg Burnside

This class offers gentle stretching, along with basic ballet barre work to strengthen the back, legs and arms. A simple ballet combination will be taught to “feel” classical music. Prior knowledge of ballet is helpful, but not required. No dress code, but proper leather ballet slippers required. This is a non-performance class that will meet once a month (2nd Tuesday of the month.

Teen/Adult Intermediate Tap

Wednesday | 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Tap dance is a unique style of dance incorporating upper body movement in a jazz type dance and specific footwork producing sounds of rhythm, beats and syncopation. Skill level and experience decides which class each dancer should be in.
*Tap shoes required for this class

Teen/Adult Beg/Int Tap

Wednesday | 6:15 PM to 7:00 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Using the Al Gilbert methodology for tap instruction, adults of all ages are encouraged to learn tap dancing. Besides improving strength and flexibility, dancing is a great way to exercise the brain by memorizing steps, combinations and counts. This class will teach and improve a dancer’s rhythm and tempo combining sound and movement to music to create “dance”.  One dance will be performed in the June recital, and this class will participate in the group Finale number.

Tap shoes required.

11yrs old-Adult Hawaiian Classes

Saturday | 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM | Studio B
Karen Hendrickson

This is a beginner class for students age 11 years and older. During class, dancers will be immersed in the culture and music of Hawaii. They will learn basic Hawaiian songs and hula techniques that include proper posture, steps, and hand movements. Students will also learn oli (chant), including technique and style used in the traditional protocol. Wear a swishy skirt and join the fun!

Teen/Adult Modern Fusion

Wednesday | 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM | Studio B
Aariel Hall

For those of you who just can’t choose one style of dance, why not come try Modern Fusion? The main focus of Modern Fusion is learning how to “sing” with your body by using different movement styles to express feelings and tell stories. In order to perform unique choreography, we learn techniques from modern dance as a base for this class but also will take inspiration from many different styles such as lyrical, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, and more. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome.

Teen/Adult Bollywood

Thursday | 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM | Studio A (On Hold – Call the Studio if Interested)
Saturday | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Studio B

Shruti Sharma

Bollywood dancing is an amalgamation of folk, Classical and even western dance forms making it very fun and energetic form of dance. Songs are accentuated using strong beats with emphasis on the emotion of the song as they are generally part of a storyline in a movie. There are no rules and anyone can dance!

Teen/Adult Country Line Dance

Thursday | 7:15 PM to 8:00 PM | Studio B
Bethany Brittain

Can I get a yeehaw? This class is perfect for all levels of dance, from completely new to advanced dancer! Guaranteed a fun workout while learning some country line dance moves. Class will begin with a warm up and across the floor combinations. In addition, you will learn a country line dance for the annual recital.

Adult

MS/HS/Adult Beginning Tap/Jazz

Wednesday | 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Tap dance is a unique style of dance incorporating upper body movement in a jazz type dance and specific footwork producing sounds of rhythm, beats and syncopation. Skill level and experience decides which class each dancer should be in.
*Tap shoes required for this class

Adult Dance Cardio

Monday | 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM | Studio A
Wednesday | 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM | Studio A

Wednesday | 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | Studio B
Jennifer Donough

The 1 Hour Class begins with a warm up soundtracked to our featured artist for the evening. Expect moves that progressively gets your heart pumping and brain working including isolations, pliés, stretching, abs, and pushup variations.

After warm up we’ll do some across the floor to work on some of the moving steps within our choreography and then on to the center of the floor for the choreography. You’ll learn the choreography to the entire featured song. Moves are modeled after what the backup dancer would be doing on stage.

Teen/Adult Belly Fitness

Monday | 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM | Studio B
Friday | 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM | Studio B (On Hold – Call Studio if Interested)

Nyree Krikorian

If you're tired of the same old exercise routine, why not give belly fitness a try?  No prior belly dance experience is necessary.  This friendly and easy class is perfect for everyone, from beginners to advanced belly dancers.  You will get a good workout while learning muscle control, especially the core muscles, improve balance, and achieve more self-confidence.  Come once or twice a week for the same low monthly cost.  Or drop in either on a Monday or a Friday evening for $10 to give this 45-minute fun exercise class a try.  Whether it's to get in shape or stay in shape, come have fun with us in Belly Fitness!

Teen/Adult Belly Dance

Saturday | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Studio B
Nyree Krikorian

This belly dance class is for beginning and intermediate students. Expect to have lots of fun and laughter while you sweat and learn to move your body in new ways. This year, we will learn at least two different styles of dance and choreographies. We (as a group) may choose to do one or both dances for our recital in June.

Teen/Adult Int/Adv Tap

Tuesday | 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Tap dance is a unique style of dance incorporating upper body movement in a jazz type dance and specific footwork producing sounds of rhythm, beats and syncopation. Skill level and experience decides which class each dancer should be in.
*Tap shoes required for this class

HS/Adult Ballet Fitness

Tuesday (Only 2nd Tuesday of month) | 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM | Studio B
Peg Burnside

This class offers gentle stretching, along with basic ballet barre work to strengthen the back, legs and arms. A simple ballet combination will be taught to “feel” classical music. Prior knowledge of ballet is helpful, but not required. No dress code, but proper leather ballet slippers required. This is a non-performance class that will meet once a month (2nd Tuesday of the month.

Teen/Adult Intermediate Tap

Wednesday | 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Tap dance is a unique style of dance incorporating upper body movement in a jazz type dance and specific footwork producing sounds of rhythm, beats and syncopation. Skill level and experience decides which class each dancer should be in.
*Tap shoes required for this class

Teen/Adult Beg/Int Tap

Wednesday | 6:15 PM to 7:00 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock

Using the Al Gilbert methodology for tap instruction, adults of all ages are encouraged to learn tap dancing. Besides improving strength and flexibility, dancing is a great way to exercise the brain by memorizing steps, combinations and counts. This class will teach and improve a dancer’s rhythm and tempo combining sound and movement to music to create “dance”.  One dance will be performed in the June recital, and this class will participate in the group Finale number.

Tap shoes required.

11yrs old-Adult Hawaiian Classes

Saturday | 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM | Studio B
Karen Hendrickson

This is a beginner class for students age 11 years and older. During class, dancers will be immersed in the culture and music of Hawaii. They will learn basic Hawaiian songs and hula techniques that include proper posture, steps, and hand movements. Students will also learn oli (chant), including technique and style used in the traditional protocol. Wear a swishy skirt and join the fun!

Teen/Adult Modern Fusion

Wednesday | 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM | Studio B
Aariel Hall

For those of you who just can’t choose one style of dance, why not come try Modern Fusion? The main focus of Modern Fusion is learning how to “sing” with your body by using different movement styles to express feelings and tell stories. In order to perform unique choreography, we learn techniques from modern dance as a base for this class but also will take inspiration from many different styles such as lyrical, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, and more. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome.

Teen/Adult Bollywood

Thursday | 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM | Studio A (On Hold – Call the Studio if Interested)
Saturday | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Studio B

Shruti

Bollywood dancing is an amalgamation of folk, Classical and even western dance forms making it very fun and energetic form of dance. Songs are accentuated using strong beats with emphasis on the emotion of the song as they are generally part of a storyline in a movie. There are no rules and anyone can dance!

Teen/Adult Country Line Dance

Thursday | 7:15 PM to 8:00 PM | Studio B
Bethany Brittain

Can I get a yeehaw? This class is perfect for all levels of dance, from completely new to advanced dancer! Guaranteed a fun workout while learning some country line dance moves. Class will begin with a warm up and across the floor combinations. In addition, you will learn a country line dance for the annual recital.

Adult Lyrical Jazz “Fosse Style”

Wednesday | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM | Studio A
Jayne Hancock & Peg Burnside

This class for older teens and adults of all ages and focuses on two elements—building physical strength, flexibility, and stamina using jazz style warm-up techniques, and learning a Bob Fosse inspired dance number to perform for the June dance recital. Dance experience is helpful, but not required for this class. Dancers will also learn the group Finale dance for recital.

Jazz shoes or jazz sneakers suggested for this class.