Class Offerings

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Classes

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Ballet 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5:

Ballet is offered to ages 7 and up. It provides the fundamental technique and language that each dancer should know. It strengthens both lower and upper muscles that make other forms of dance easier to execute. Ballet also teaches discipline and respect in the classroom.

Dress Code: Any color leotard and tights. Optional ballet skirts tight-shorts or leggings can be worn. Girls need pink leather or canvas ballet shoes. Boys need black leather or canvas ballet shoes. Hair should be securely pulled away from the face.

Ages 7 & up

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Pointe 1 & 2:

Pointe is for individuals who have had extensive Ballet training and are 12 years of age or older. Pointe takes developed leg strength as well as upper body coordination. Before a student can enroll in Pointe, the instructor must test their strength and approve their eligibility.

Dress Code: Any color leotard and tights. Optional ballet skirt, tight-shorts or leggings can be worn. Girls need point pointe shoes that are fitted by the point shoe specialist and approved by the instructor. Hair should be securely pulled away from the face.

Ages 12 & up

Tinies 1/2 Ballet, Tap, Acro:

This class is a combo class for dancers ages 3-4. At each class the dancer will explore ballet, tap, and Acro technique. Dancers will have fun doing creative movement exercises and an activity at the end of every class.

Dress Code:  Any color leotard and tights. Optional ballet skirt, tight-shorts, or leggings can be worn.  Please send your dancer in footless or convertible tights. Tap and Ballet shoes are required.

Ages 3 & 4

Mighities 1 & 2 Jazz & Tap:

This class is for 5 & 6 year-olds. They will continue to work on jazz and tap technique.  And will build on their tap technique while exploring beginner jazz movement. The time is divided into 15 minute increments and the class will end with mat time.

Ages 5 & 6

Tap 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5:

Students will use their feet to create sound & music. Dancers can use this class to learn basic tap steps or perfect more challenging ones.

Ages 7 & up

NIDA Basketball Skills:

NIDA is excited to offer a basketball class in one of our dance studios! With the installation of a professional grade hoop, students are able to work on their layup and shooting form. Additionally, we improve ball-handling, passing and overall coordination. Grades 1-4 is a 30min class and grades 5-8 is 1hr long, which focuses on strength and agility as well as basketball skills. This class is taught by Kate Letkewicz. Kate has extensive basketball and teaching knowledge, having played both collegiately and professionally.

Grades 1-8

Mighities 1 & 2 Ballet & Tumble:

This class is for 5 & 6 year-olds. They will continue to work on ballet and tumbling technique.  And build on what they learned in Tinies 1 & 2. The time is divided into 15 minute increments and the class will end with mat time.

Ages 5 & 6

 

 

Jazz 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5:

Dancers will focus on jazz technique and move at a faster pace than ballet. Students will work on stretching and learning new skills.

Ages 7 & up

Hip-Hop 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5:

Involves a warm-up with various styles of hip-hop (ie. Popping & locking). Followed by exercises across the floor. The class will end working on a combo that they will continue to learn each class.

Ages 7 & up

Acro:

Acrobatic Dance, or acro as it is commonly referred to by dancers and dance professionals, is the beautiful fusion of classic dance technique and the precision and athleticism of acrobatic elements. Acro technique includes balancing, limbering, tumbling, and partnering, based on flexibility, contortion, and strength. As a dancer begins acro they start with basic progressions. It take the beginner preschool level dancer from log rolls and summersaults to the advanced dancer tumbling effortlessly across the stage. Often defined by unique choreography, acro dancers seamlessly blend musicality, emotional expression, line and extension with acrobatic movements in a dance context.

Ages 5 & up (Acro is introduced in the Tinies classes)