Dance Class Schedule 2017/2018

Fall classes begin Tuesday Sept. 5, 2017
Recital Date 2017 is scheduled for Saturday, June 23, 2018
FYI... when it comes to Tap; "Barre" is a level of tap exercises done at the Barre.  The higher the number - the more advanced the class.

To find a class by age range please see Class Descriptions >>

MONDAY

STUDIO A

10:45-11:30:   3 -4 yr old, Creative Movement w/ Peg

5:00-5:45:  8-12 yr old, HipHop w/ Bethany
6:00-7:00:  Adult Country Line Dance w/ Bethany *
7:00-8:00: Cardio HipHop w/ Bethany */

STUDIO B

10:00-10:45: 2-3 yr old, Combo Dance/Movement w/Stephanie (Full – Contact studio to be put on waiting list)

4:30-5:15: 5-6 yr old, Ballet/Tap w/ Peg
5:30-6:15: 7 - 8 yr old Ballet/Tap w/ Peg
6:15-7:15: 8-15 yr old, Drama w/ Karen *

TUESDAY

STUDIO A

10:45-11:30: 4 -5 yr old, Tap/Jazz/Ballet w/Jayne

4:30-5:15: 4-6yr old, Tap/Jazz/Ballet w/Jayne
5:15-6:00: 5-8 yr old, Tap/Jazz/Ballet w/Jayne
6:00-7:00: 9-13 yr old, Tap/Jazz/Ballet w/Jayne
7:00-8:00: Teen/Adult Int/Adv Tap w/ Jayne +

STUDIO B

10:00-10:45: 3-4 yr old, Combo Dance/Movement w/Stephanie

4:30-5:30: MS Ballet/Lyrical w/Peg
5:30-6:30: HS Ballet/Lyrical w/Peg
6:30-7:00: HS Intermediate Pointe w/Peg # (Teacher approval needed)

WEDNESDAY

STUDIO A

3:30-4:30: HS/Young Adult Tap/Jazz w/Jayne+
4:30-5:15: 3-6 yr old, Tap/Jazz/Ballet w/Jayne (Full - Contact studio to be put on waiting list)
5:15-6:15: Teen/Adult Intermediate Tap w/ Jayne+
6:15-7:00: Teen/Adult Beg/Int Tap w/Jayne+
7:00-8:30: Adult Lyrical Jazz "Fosse" Style w/ Jayne & Peg

STUDIO B

12:15 -1:00: 4-5 yr old, Ballet w/Peg

4:30-5:15: 7-10 yr old HipHop/Cheer w/ Stephanie
5:15-6:00: 9-11 yr old, Ballet/Tap w/ Peg
6:30-7:00: Strength & Flexibility w/Aariel #
7:00-8:00: Teen/Adult Modern Fusion A w/Aariel+

THURSDAY

STUDIO A

4:30-5:15: 7-10 yr old, Tap/Jazz/Ballet w/Jayne
5:15-6:00: 3-5 yr old Tap/Jazz/Ballet w/ Jayne
6:00-6:45: Golden Oldies Tap 65+ w/ Jayne*
7:00-8:00: Elementary School Age "Dance Around The World" w/ Chelsea & Bailey (Class on Hold – Contact the studio if you’re interested)

STUDIO B

4:30-5:15: 5-8 yr old HipHop w/ Bethany (Full - Contact studio to be put on waiting list)
5:30-6:15: 4-7 yr old HipHop w/ Bethany
6:15-7:15: HS HipHop/Contemporary/Lyrical w/ Bethany+
7:15-8:15: Teen/Adult Lyrical/Ballet w/ Bethany */

FRIDAY

STUDIO A

Watch for these upcoming workshops:

  • Student Choreography Guidance
  • All Teacher Workshops (all teachers - all styles)

STUDIO B

SATURDAY

STUDIO A

STUDIO B

12:00-1:00: Teen/Adult Belly Dance w/Nyree
1:00-2:00: Teen/Adult Modern Fusion B w/Aariel

SUNDAY

STUDIO A

STUDIO B

Symbol Key

    Classes can be combined for an additional $25 per month
    Pointe Class $15 when combined with an additional ballet class
#     30 min stretch class $15 when combined with an additional Fusion or Fosse class
*     Drama, Golden Oldies Classes & Intro Adult Classes $40 ($30 if 2nd)
/      $50 - 5 class punch card may be purchased for this class

MS   Middle School Age
HS   High School Age

This schedule is subject to change.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

  • THRILLER WORKSHOP October 21, 2017 from 5-6pm. Free to all ages with donation of nonperishable item for local Hopelink
  • No Classes Halloween October 31, 2017 (Class make up day December 19, 2017 at regular class time)
  • Thanksgiving Break: Thursday, Nov. 23 thru Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017
  • Christmas Break: Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 thru Monday, Jan. 1, 2018
  • Spring Break: Monday, April 9 thru Sunday, April 15, 2018
  • Pictures: Friday, June 8, 2018 at Cherry Valley Elementary
  • Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, June 20 & Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Cedarcrest High School
  • Recital: Saturday, June 23, 2018 Shows at 12, 2:30, 5:00 & 7:30 at Cedarcrest HS

3-4 yr old, Creative Movement

Creative Movement combines skill development (listening, balancing, holding a position) with self-expression to introduce students to moving with music. Dancers must be able to separate from the parent and follow the teachers direction. Pre-ballet introduces very young dancers to classical music, arm and feet positions and body placement. Dancers perform one dance and participate in the group opening number in our June recital.
*Leather or canvas ballet slippers required.

8-12 yr. old HipHop

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 aged 8-12 years old.

Adult Country Line Dance

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.

5-6 yr old, Ballet/Tap

This dance combination class is designed to give young children, ages 5 and 6, an introduction to both ballet and tap dancing. Students begin to learn ballet and tap terminology, do exercises at the barre, and to perform short combinations. This class emphasizes listening skills, following direction, musical awareness, coordination and flexibility,

Dancers will perform one dance and participate in the group opening number in the June recital. They will also learn an additional dance to perform for an in-studio show.
*Leather or canvas ballet slippers required.

7-8 yr old, Ballet/Tap

This dance combination class teaches basic ballet and tap steps to elementary school ages 7-8. 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.

8-15 yr old, Drama

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.

MS Ballet/Lyrical

This class will teach both ballet and lyrical style of dancing for middle school age students, grades 6-8. Previous experience in ballet would be helpful, but not required, as fundamental skills will be taught at the barre and center floor. Warm-up stretches, along with learning dance combinations, will be included each class. One week the class will study ballet, the alternating week will be lyrical style. This class will learn two dances, one ballet, one lyrical, to perform in the annual Recital, along with participating in the Finale number.
*Leather ballet slippers, and jazz shoes required.

HS Ballet/Lyrical

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.

HS Intermediate Pointe

Teacher Approval Needed. Must have 2 to 3 years of ballet experience from the age of 10 on. This class will perform one dance for Recital.
*Pointe shoes and stretch bands required.

Adult Lyrical Jazz "Fosse Style"

Fosse Style dance taught by Peggy and Jayne.

Strength & Flexibility

It doesn’t matter what your level is, improving your strength and flexibility can aid in all walks of life. In Strength & Flexibility, we will focus on learning to enhance the main muscle groups via body-weight exercises, and increase range of motion through mindful stretching sessions using a variety of techniques. No two bodies are the same, so you can improve at your own pace by setting personalized goals. Bring yourself, a water bottle, and maybe a friend!
Optional Materials: Dance shoes with traction, yoga blocks, foam roller, athletic resistance band, phone/camera for tracking your personal progress.

Teen/Adult Modern Fusion A

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.
*Note: Wednesday Modern Fusion A and Saturday Modern Fusion B are separate classes.

Dance Around The World

This class is from 7-8pm on Thursdays and is for elementary school age children from all backgrounds of dance. We welcome all skill levels whether you have never danced before or are just interested in learning about different types of dancing, we welcome you! In this class, we will explore all forms of dance from many different continents and countries. Every month we will focus on a different continent with every class being a different country within that continent. For recital, we plan on mixing them all together and showing the audience what we have learned throughout the year. Our hope for this class is that we can help instill confidence and the love of dance while learning a little along the way. Come join us as we “Dance Around the World!”

5-8 yr old HipHop

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 aged 5-8 years old.

HS HipHip/Lyrical

Open to all levels of high school aged dancers. Hiphop dance style is a combination of energetic, big movements, and fun dance steps. Lyrical dance style is a combination of emotion, leaps, and turns. Class will start with a warm up followed by across the floor combinations. In addition, you will learn a hiphop and lyrical dance for the annual recital.

Teen/Adult Lyrical/Ballet

Open to all levels of high school aged dancers. Contemporary/lyrical dance style is a combination of fluid motion, leaps, and turns that tell a story. Class will start with a warm up followed by across the floor combinations. In addition, you will learn a contemporary/lyrical dance for the annual recital.

Teen & Up, Belly Dance

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 Modern Fusion B

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.
*Note: Wednesday Modern Fusion A and Saturday Modern Fusion B are separate classes.