Intermediate

Ages 9 +

Intermediate Ballet

 A ballet class. The minimum age for this class is 9 years old.  Students will learn classical ballet techniques and terminology. Each class includes barre exercises, center floor work, and across-the-floor combinations. The ballet curriculum is based on a combination of the French, Vagonova and Cecchetti methods as students progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.  This class will perform in the Year End Showcase in June.

Intermediate Jazz

 A recreational jazz class for ages 9 and up. Jazz class will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality and developing complex rhythms and patterns. Students will be exposed to various styles of jazz such as Broadway, Street and Contemporary to help develop a well rounded dancer. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. As students progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.  Students must enroll in ballet.  This class will perform in the Year End Showcase in June.

 

Intermediate Tap

Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Students will learn exercises to focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun. As students progress through each level, curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.  This class will perform in the Year End Showcase in June. 

Intermediate Hip Hop (Ages 9 & up)

 A recreational hip hop class for ages 9 and up.  Hip hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements.  We pride ourselves on being a family oriented dance studio and go out of our way to find clean age-appropriate music.   This class will perform in the Year End Showcase in June. 

Lyrical/Improvisation I (Ages 7-9) 

Lyrical class is designed students with previous training in ballet. Students will explore a freer movement using basic techniques and skills from ballet, jazz and modern. It emphasizes interpretation of music lyrics while telling a story with movement that can be fluid or abstract. As students progress through each level, curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.  This class will perform in the Year End Showcase in June.

Students must take this class in conjunction with ballet.

Musical Theatre II (Ages 7 - 9)

A recreational musical theatre/stage class for ages 8 yrs old and over.  Musical Theatre class will focus on learning proper dance technique while exploring the various dance styles used in Broadway shows. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with Broadway style jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. Emphasis will also be placed on learning performance skills such as connecting with the audience and telling a story through dance and facial expressions. This class will perform in the Year End Showcase in June. 

Intermediate Turns & Leaps (Ages 6 - 10)

The leaps and turns class takes time to break down all forms of pirouettes, turns, kicks, jumps and leaps down to their basic level to help advance dancers in their other forms of dance. This class is great for any dancer or gymnast wanting to further advance their dance teachnique. The class only focuses on the technique of leaps and turns without performing any choreography. As students progress through each level, curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate THIS IS A NON-RECITAL DANCE CLASS

Acrobatics

 Acro style dance combines both the classical dance techniques with rhythmic/artistic gymnastics elements. Our acro instructor will guide the class towards increased flexibility, balance, strength, and muscle control. This is a great class in addition for any dancer, tumbler or gymnast wishing to further their tumbling skills while having fun! As students progress through each level, curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.  This class will perform in the Year End Showcase in June.

Zoo Kids I (Ariel Arts & Acro)

Zoo Kids is great for begin­ners!  Learn to climb, bal­ance, hang, and swing on aer­ial fab­ric. Kids will also learn basic  skills such as knee hangs and sit­ting and stand­ing on the bar. This is a fun class where younger stu­dents gain strength, flex­i­bil­ity, and con­fi­dence in a safe environment. Your "little animal"  will enjoy imagination and exploration- plus games! Swing, spin and play to your heart’s content. Students ages 5 to 10 will gain new skills and confidence in a fun safe environment with other students. Students will participate in our show in  June.

Clogging

Fun for ALL ages young and old!!  Clogging has become very popular in the South and is a style of dance unique in its style of stomping while keeping the upper body stiff. Clogging shoes have double taps on the front and back of the shoe. Our Clogging Classes are upbeat and have taken on a modern twist!  

This class will perform in the Year End Showcase in June. 

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4023 Sam Houston Ave  Huntsville, TX  77320