KIDS DANCE CLASSES

Intro to Dance

Date: January 24– March 20; No Classes on Sunday, March 13.

Ages 6-8 Ages 7-13
Youth 1: 
Sundays 11:00-11:45am, 407077
Youth 1 ADV:
Sundays 12:00-12:45pm, 407078

This introductory class provides dance styles and forms from around the world. This course explores Western dance styles such as ballet, jazz, tap, modern, musical theatre and contemporary, as well as cultural dances, folk dances, and performance traditions from around the globe. Classes will be high energy and a great way to begin or expand your dance journey!

*The following items are recommended before the first class: For girls, a black leotard and pink tights are recommended. For boys, black or navy shorts and a white t-shirt that is fitted enough to not get in their way when moving are recommended. All children should have ballet shoes and hair must be out of the face. Ballet skirts are optional. All clothing items must be comfortable to move in!

Class will be led by Taisha Spruiell, dance instructor.

Beginning Ballet
Date: January 24– March 20; No Classes on Sunday, March 13.

Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8 Ages 6-13
Tot 1:
Mondays 4:00-4:45pm, 407076
Fridays  5:00-5:45pm, 407144
Fridays 6:00-6:45pm, 407145Saturday 12:00-12:45pm, 407143
Youth 1:
Tuesdays 4:15-5:00pm, 404775
Tuesdays 5:15-6:00pm, 404776
Youth 1 ADV/2 (For experienced younger dancers or new/experienced older dancers):
Tuesdays 6:15-7:00pm, 404778

This beginner level activity is an introduction to classical ballet. Instruction includes the five positions, floor and barre work as well as basic dance combinations. Introduce the basics of ballet and tumbling. Dance lessons help build strength, self-confidence, and respect for self and others. We will learn basic techniques such as tendu, plie, and bourree as well as work on coordination and rhythm.

*The following items are required before the first class: Girls need a black leotard and pink tights. Boys need black or navy shorts and a white t-shirt that is fitted enough to not get in their way when moving. All children need ballet shoes and hair must be out of the face. Ballet skirts are optional. Must be potty trained.

Classes will be led by Darcelle Murray and Taisha Spruiell, dance instructors.

Poms Dance

Date: January 24– March 20; No Classes on Sunday, March 13.

Ages 5-8 Ages 8-13
Youth 1: 
Mondays 5:00-5:45pm, 407073
Wednesdays 5:00-5:45pm, 407074
Youth 1 ADV:
Sundays 1:00-1:45pm, 407075

In our movement based Poms class, we will focus on sharp arm movements and execution of choreographic visuals and dance team/cheer skills. Dancers will learn fundamentals of Pom positions, performance skills and pushes dancers to expand on their high energy, entertainment skills.

*The following items are required before the first class: Both girls and boys need loose clothing that they can move in and BOTH jazz shoes and gym shoes ready for all classes. Hair must be out of the face. Poms will be provided for students.

Class will be led by Taisha Spruiell, dance instructor.

Beginning Hip Hop

Date: January 24– March 20; No Classes on Sunday, March 13.

Ages 6-8 Ages 6-13
Youth 1: 
Wednesdays 6:00-6:45pm, 404779
Saturdays 1:00-1:45pm, 407146
Youth 2/ADV (For experienced younger dancers or new/experienced older dancers):
Mondays 6:00-6:45pm, 404781

Explore the creative movement styling of Hip Hop dance. Instruction will focus on the basics of hip hop technique, styling, and choreography. Students will be challenged to learn dance combinations and dance in small groups to build confidence and coordination. Dance lessons help build strength, flexibility, confidence, and respect for self and others.

*The following items are required before the first class: Both girls and boys need loose clothing that they can move in and gym shoes. Hair must be out of the face.

Class will be led by Taisha Spruiell, dance instructor.