*Rhythm & Rhyme 1 – A combination ballet & tap class designed for 3 year olds with no previous dance experience.
*Rhythm & Rhyme 2 – A Combination ballet & tap class designed for 4 year olds with little to no previous dance experience.
*Intro to Dance – A combination ballet & tap class designed for 5-6 year olds with little to no previous dance experience.
*Tiny Tumblers – An acrobatic class designed for 4-6 year olds with little to no previous tumbling experience. Class focuses on developing large motor skills, strength and coordination while teaching basic tumbling skills.
*Intro to Hip Hop – A “funky & fun” class for 4-6 year olds that focuses on popular dance moves like seen in TV shows and movies. One year of dance is recommended before taking this class.
*Ballet – A classical dance form characterized by grace, precision of movement and elaborate formal gestures and poses. It is the basis for all dorms of dance. It is highly structured and is set up in many levels so as to give each age and skill level the proper attention.
*Pre-pointe – This class is designed to introduce the dancer to pointe work with specially designed shoes. Pre-pointe strengthens the feet, ankles and turnout in preparation for working in the harder pointe shoe. Pre-pointe is a prerequisite to pointe. Students must pass a per-pointe test to enroll.
*Pointe – This class is a part of classical ballet, in which a a dancer supports all the body weight on the tips of fully extended legs and feet. Special shoes are required. A student must have several years of ballet training, graduate from pre-pointe and pass a pointe test to enroll in this class. Students do not typically go on pointe until 11 or 12 years old because of developing bones in the foot and ankle.
*Tap – This class is designed to teach the student rhythms and rhythm variations. Special shoes with metal taps are worn to strike the floor and create specific sounds. Music theory is also taught to give the dancer a better understanding of music and how to count.
*Jazz – This class is highly influenced by ballet and as a result, has a strong technical base. It is structured movement put to more popular music. Students are encouraged to take ballet in conjunction with jazz to better understand the movement.
*Hip Hop – This class is a type of “street dance” that has developed many of it’s own sub styles. It is a more “free” form of dance, usually set to hip hop or popular music. Though there is certain terminology, very little dance experience is required to begin hip hop. You will see this type of dance performed a lot in TV shows and movies.
*Boys Hip Hop – This class is designed for boys only. It teaches the same skills as a regular hip hop class but provides a more comfortable learning environment for boys and young men ages 6 and up.
*Fusion – This class Dancers Inc. has developed from a mix of hip hop and jazz styles. It is a somewhat technical class and requires at least 3 years of ballet and jazz to enroll. You will see this type of dance performed in TV shows and movies.
*Contemporary – This class is a more “free form” style of dance developed from a mix of ballet, jazz, lyrical and modern styles. Some technical ability is required therefore a student must have at least 3 years of ballet and jazz to enroll.
*Acrobatics – This class is designed to incorporate tumbling with dance. It is much like the floor-work seen in gymnastics but without any apparatus. Dancers are taught tumbling, strength, balance and flexibility.
*Cheer/Stunt – This class is designed for the student who wishes to learn skills associated with being a cheerleader. It teaches tumbling, stunting and cheerleading techniques.