Dance Class Schedule 2017/2018

Fall classes begin Tuesday Sept. 4, 2018
Recital Date 2019 is scheduled for Saturday, June 22, 2019
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/Pre-Ballet w/ Peg

4:30 – 5:15: 9-12 yr old, HipHop w/ Bethany
5:15 – 6:00: 8-15 yr old, Drama w/ Karen
6:00 – 7:00: MS HipHop/Contemporary w/ Bethany

STUDIO B

4:30-5:15: 6-8 yr old, Ballet/Tap w/ Peg
5:15-6:00: 4-6 yr old, Ballet/Tap w/ Peg

TUESDAY

STUDIO A

10:45 –11:30: 3-5 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz w/ Jayne

4:30 – 5:15: 3-6 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz w/ Jayne
5:15 – 6:00: 6-9 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz w/ Jayne
6:00 – 6:45: 10-14 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz w/ Jayne
6:45 – 7:45: Teen/Adult Int/Adv Tap w/ Jayne +
7:45 – 8:30: MS Modern Fusion w/ Aariel

STUDIO B

 

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)
7:00 – 8:00: HS/Adult Ballet Fitness (Only 2nd Tuesday of month)* w/ Peg

WEDNESDAY

STUDIO A

 

3:30 – 4:30: HS/Young Adult Tap/Jazz w/ Jayne+
4:30 – 5:15: 5 -7 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz w/ Jayne
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

10:00 – 10:45: 2 yr old, Combo Class w/ Stephanie
11:00 – 11:45: 3-4 yr old, Combo Class w/ Stephanie, CLASS IS FULL
12:15 - 1:00: 4-5 yr old, Ballet w/ Peg

4:30 – 5:15: 7-10 HipHop/Cheer w/ Stephanie
5:15 – 6:00: 9-11 yr old, Ballet/Tap w/ Peg
6:45 - 7:45: Teen/Adult Modern Fusion A w/ Aariel+

THURSDAY

STUDIO A

 

3:30 – 4:15: Golden Oldies (55 and up) “Beginning Tap” w/ Jayne*
4:30 – 5:15: Grade K-4 “Dance Around the World w/ Bailey & Chelsea
5:15 – 6:00: 4 - 6 yr old, Tap/Jazz/Ballet w/ Jayne, CLASS IS FULL
6:00 – 7:00: 11-14 yr old, HipHop/Cheer w/ Stephanie
7:15 – 8:00: Teen/Adult Country Line Dance w/ Bethany +

STUDIO B

10:00 – 10:45: 2 yr old, Combo Class w/ Stephanie
11:00 – 11:45: 3-4 yr old, Combo Class w/ Stephanie

4:30 – 5:15: 4-7 yr old, HipHop w/ Bethany
5:30 – 6:15: 6-9 yr old, HipHop w/ Bethany
6:15 – 7:15: HS/Adult HipHop w/ Bethany + 

FRIDAY

STUDIO A

Watch for these upcoming workshops:

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

STUDIO B

SATURDAY

STUDIO A

10:00 – 10:45: 6 - 10 yr old. Keike Hula Class w/Karen

11:00 – 11:45: 11 yr old - Adult Wahine Hula Class w/ Karen

STUDIO B

11:00 – 1:00: 1st & 3rd & 5th Saturday 11:00 – 1:00 is Modern Fusion w/ Aariel +

10:00 – 11:00: Teen/Adult Belly Dance with Nyree +

 

SUNDAY

STUDIO A

STUDIO B

Symbol Key

+       Classes can be combined for an additional $35 per month

*        Ballet Fitness & Golden Oldies $15 a class

#       Pointe Class $15 when combined with an additional ballet class

#       30 min stretch class $15 when combined with class

(d)     Drama Class $45

MS - Middle School age     HS - High School age

 

NOTE: All tuition is due the 1st dance class of the month. If you pay after the 15th of the following month, a late fee may be added to your tuition. 

Over the 10 month dance year the class days per month average out to 4 per month. Tuition is based on the average and therefore is not decreased for short months nor increased for 5 week months. Tuition is not reduced for missed classes unless the absence is prolonged and the bookkeeper is notified. Missed classes can be made up in any age appropriate class.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

  • Registration/Open House: Wednesday August 22,2018 4-8pm
  • Classes Begin: Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018
  • Halloween: Wednesday October 31, 2018 – Make Up Class January 2, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 – Sunday Nov. 25, 2018
  • Christmas Break: Saturday Dec. 22, 2018 – Thursday Jan. 3, 2019 (Jan 2 Halloween Make Up Class)
  • Spring Break: Monday, April 8 -  Sunday, April 14, 2019

 

 RECITAL  2019 (Please mark these dates on your calendar)

Pictures: Friday, June 7, 2019 at Cherry Valley Elementary

Dress Rehearsals: Wednesday, June 19 & Thursday, June 20 at Cedarcrest High School

RECITAL: SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 2019 AT CEDARCREST HIGH SCHOOL

3-4 yr old, Creative Movement

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.

Ballet/Tap, 4-6 yr. olds

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.

3-5 yr. old Tap/Ballet/Jazz

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

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.

6-9 yr. old Tap/Jazz/Ballet

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.

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.

HS/Adult Ballet Fitness

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.

Adult Tap (All Levels)

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.

5-7 yr. old Tap/Ballet/Jazz

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

Teen/Adult Beg/Int Tap

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.

Adult Lyrical Jazz "Fosse Style"

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.

2 yr old, Combo Class

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.

4-5 yr old, Ballet

Ballet for 4-5 year olds introduces students to the basic beginning fundamentals of ballet while enhancing development of motor skills. Students begin learning ballet vocabulary, along with positions of the feet and arms, while cultivating creativity and performance confidence. This class focuses on listening skills, memory development, balance, and creative dance. Occasionally tumbling will be added. Proper ballet shoes are required. Dancers will perform one dance and participate in the group opening number in the June dance recital.

HipHop/Cheer

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.

9-11 yr old, Ballet/Tap

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.

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 4:30-5:15pm 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!”

4-6 yr. old Tap/Ballet/Jazz

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.

HipHop/Cheer

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.

Teen/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.

2 yr old, Combo Class

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.

4-7 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 4-7 years old.

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.

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.

Registration is now open for 2018/19 dance classes.