Let's Get Classy

 

 Dance Class

Dance is the movement of the body in a rhythmic way, usually to music and within a given space, for the purpose of expressing an idea or emotion, releasing energy, or simply taking delight in the movement itself. 

Dance Classes Offered

Twinkle Stars | Hip Hop | Tap | PointeBallet | Lyrical | Jazz |  

Dance Levels

Level 1: Ages 6-13 Years (0-3) years experience)

Level 2: ​Ages 6-13 Years (4-6 years experience)

Level 3: ​Ages 6-13 Years (7+ years experience, minimum age 10)

Level 4: ​Ages 13+ Years (Teacher Approved)

Level 5: ​Ages 13+ Years (Teacher Approved)

Level 6: ​Ages 13+ Years (Teacher Approved)

All level 3 and up classes are teacher approved

All class placements are under the discretion of the Director and teachers.

 
 
Twinkle Stars

Our Twinkle Stars program for ages 3 - 7 will introduce your dancers to ballet, tap, and jazz  

Your dancer will be introduced to ballet, tap, and jazz basics that will provide an excellent dance foundation as they grow. We highly recommend two classes a week for all young dancers! 

BENEFITS

Confidence, ability to follow direction, self-esteem, coordination

REQUIRED UNIFORM

Sparkle Stars ages 3 - 4

Glitter Stars ages 5 - 6

Shimmering Stars ages 6 - 7

Boys Ballet/Tap 

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Ballet & Tap

4:30 - 5:15 pm

Ballet & Tap

5:00 - 5:55 pm

Shimmering Stars

Age 6 - 7 Years (Must be potty trained)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Ballet/Tap/Jazz

5:00 - 6:25 pm

Ballet/Tap/Jazz

4:30 - 6:00 pm

Sparkle Stars

Age 3 - 4 Years (Must be potty trained)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Ballet & Tap

5:00 - 5:45 pm

Thursday

Friday

Ballet & Tap

4:30 - 5:15 pm

Glitter Stars

Age 5 - 6 Years (Must be potty trained)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Ballet & Tap

4:30 - 5:25 pm

Hip hop

Inspired by freedom of expression and social dance, dancers will be able to let loose and gain confidence. This class will cover a broad spectrum of hip hop styles including popping, locking, breaking, freestyle and more. All music is age appropriate for every level.

BENEFITS

Confidence, individuality, expression, rhythm, friendship and social interaction, musicality

REQUIRED UNIFORM

*Hip Hop Apparel from our Discount Dance store must be in the following styles and colors*

  • Love Tank in Heather Black, or White

  • Open Twist Tank in Black, or Heather Gray

  • Jeri Open Back Crop Hoodie in Black

  • Adult Jogger Pants in Black

  • Girls Favorite Dance Joggers in Black

  • Any of the above listed items are able to be worn in levels 3, 4, 5, and 6. Dancers may also wear their SSDA leggings or joggers, black booty shorts from Nimbly, or plain black leggings.

  • Assigned leotard colors for each level to be worn underneath all hip hop apparel.

  • Boys Tee in Black

  • No Outside Logos - SSDA only

Hip Hop Classes

Monday

Level 5/6

5:00 - 5:55 pm

Tuesday

Wednesday

Level 1/2

7:00 - 7:55 pm

Level 1/2

6:00-6:55 pm

Level 4 

6:00 - 6:55 pm

Level 3

7:00 - 7:55 pm

Thursday

Friday

   

   

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Tap

One of the most traditional forms of dance using shoes with a metal heel and toe taps to create different rhythms, sounds & patterns. Tap is great for developing rhythm, musicality and coordination skills and is so much fun. 

BENEFITS

Rhythm, coordination, pattern recognition, memorization skills, problem/puzzle solving

REQUIRED UNIFORM

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Tap Classes

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Level 1/2

5:00 - 5:55 pm

Level 3

5:00 - 5:55 pm

Level 5/6

6:00 - 6:55 pm

Level 4

7:00 - 7:55 pm

 
BALLET

A classical form of dance focusing on proper body alignment and fluidity of movement. Barre, center floor, and across the floor progressions are all used to develop proper ballet technique. Ballet is the foundation upon which most dance forms are based.

BENEFITS

Grace, poise, discipline, strength, flexibility

REQUIRED UNIFORM

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Pointe

This is an advanced technique of classical ballet that is done on your toes in special shoes called pointe shoes. This genre is done after many years of training in traditional ballet classes.

BENEFITS

Strength, agility, flexibility, poise, self-confidence

REQUIRED UNIFORM

Pointe 1

Pointe 2

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Ballet Classes

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Level 1/2

6:00 - 6:55 pm

Level 1/2

6:00 - 6:55 pm

Level 3

5:30 - 6:25 pm

Level 4

6:00 - 7:25 pm

Thursday

Friday

Level 5/6

7:30 - 9:00 pm

Pointe Classes

Monday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Pointe 2

5:30 - 6:25 pm

Pointe 1

6:30 - 7:25 pm

Lyrical

An expressive form of dance that incorporates many dance styles. Most times, lyrical tells a story through choreography and dance inspired by the lyrics of the song. Dancers are encouraged to explore their emotions and movement through improvisation. A strong ballet and jazz foundation improves the quality of this movement and style. 

BENEFITS

Expressive and emotional outlet, self-confidence, body, and spatial awareness, strength, endurance, individuality

REQUIRED UNIFORM

 
 

Lyrical Classes

Monday

Tuesday

Level 5/6

6:30 - 7:25 pm

Wednesday

Thursday

Level 1/2

6:30 - 7;25 pm

Level 3

7:00 - 7:55 pm

Friday

Level 4

7:30 - 8:25 pm

jazz

This upbeat class combines stylized movement with proper technique. Jazz dance is based on ballet foundations and each class consists of a warm-up with isolated movements, across the floor progressions, center combinations, and current choreography all set to age appropriate music.

BENEFITS

Confidence, coordination, strength, flexibility, endurance, stamina, individuality

REQUIRED UNIFORM

 

Jazz Classes

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Level 5/6

5:30 - 6:25 pm

Level 4

6:30 - 7:25 pm

Level 1/2

5:30 - 6:25 pm

Level 1/2

5:00 - 5:55 pm

Level 3

6:00 - 6:55 pm

Friday

Saturday

 
adults

This class is great for any adult who loves to dance and get those feet moving. This class will explore tap, jazz and hiphop.  

BENEFITS

Confidence, coordination, social interaction, musicality, individuality, rhythm, fitness, weight loss

REQUIRED UNIFORM

Comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes

Adult Open Dance Class

Monday

Tuesday

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Wednesday

Thursday

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Friday

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Acro

Tumbling is a form of gymnastics performed without props or equipment. Also referred to as floor gymnastics, common moves performed in tumbling include flips, somersaults, tucks, handstands, and handsprings.

REQUIRED UNIFORM

Girls must wear a leotard or biketard, no socks. Two piece outfits are not permitted. Boys must wear shorts or sweatpants and a    t-shirt, no socks.

 
Acro 101

Tiny tumblers will have a ball in this class designed just for them.  Must be fully potty trained to participate. Tumblers will be walking on balance beam, learning forward rolls and various stations during this fun 30 minute class.  

BENEFITS

Independence, listening skills, balance, coordination, socialization, and beginning tumbling skills.

Acro 101 Classes

Age 3-4 Years (No experience required)

Monday

Tuesday

5:15 - 5:45 pm

Wednesday

1:00 - 1:30 pm

Thursday

5:30 - 6:00 pm

Friday

4:30 - 5:00 pm

4:30 - 5:00 pm

Acro 102

No experience?  No worries!  This class is designed for the beginner as well as intermediate kindergarten student.  This class will consist of beginner tumbling skills to include forward rolls, backward rolls and cartwheels.

BENEFITS

Listening skills, balance, coordination, and socialization.

Acro 102 Classes

Age 5-6 Years (No experience required)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

4:30 - 5:10 pm

5:05 - 5:45 pm

4:50 - 5:30 pm

Thursday

6:10 - 6:50 pm

Friday

5:05 - 5:45 pm

6:30 - 7:10 pm

 
Level 1/
Intermediate 
ACRO

This class is for school aged children ages 7 and up with no experience.  This energetic class focuses on preparatory movements which will transition into stronger skills with more practice.  This class will work on the tumble track to improve their skills

BENEFITS

Listening skills, balance, coordination, socialization, beginning tumbling skills, strength, agility

Level 1 Classes

Age 7+ Years (No experience required)

Monday

Tuesday

7:15 - 8:10 pm

6:00 - 6:55 pm

Wednesday

6:00 - 6:55 pm

Thursday

Friday

Boys/Level 1 Intermediate  4:45 - 5:25 pm 

 
Intermediate/ Advanced ACRo

This high energy, fun class is for school aged children ages 7 and up with at least 3 years prior experience and must possess the following skill: Roundoff back handspring without a spot. This an invitation only class. 

BENEFITS

Listening skills, balance, coordination, socialization, strength, agility.

 

Advanced Classes

Age 7+ Years (Invitation Only)

Monday

Advanced Acro

7:00 - 5:55 pm invitation only

Tuesday

5:30 - 6:25 pm invitation only

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

7:30 - 8:25 pm invitation only