CLASSES

Combination Class - offered for ages 3 - 12. The first year of combination children are introduced to the basic ballet positions, rhythms and very basic dance steps. We also introduce them to tap. The first year combination the children will learn one soft shoe dance and every year after that they will learn one soft shoe and one tap dance until approximately age 12 when there is more focus on tap.

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Ballet - offered for ages 7 and older. We STRONGLY encourage all children to take ballet. Ballet is the foundation of all dancing and teaches flexibility, muscle strength, proper body position and alignment, poise and grace. THIS CLASS IS A PREP CLASS FOR POINTE, YOU MUST TAKE THIS CLASS IN ORDER TO GO ON POINTE. The combination class is NOT a preparatory class for pointe. 
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Pre-Toe - offered to those who have had at least 3 years of ballet. This class will dance on pointe for a portion of the year and is a prerequisit for pointe class. Enrollment in this class is at the discretion of the teacher. 
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Pointe - offered to those who have finished the Pre-Toe class or previous pointe experience. Must be at least 12 years of age.
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Lyrical - offered for ages 13 and older (or at the discretion of the teacher for those who have had previous ballet training). This class combines ballet and jazz. You must be enrolled in ballet in order to take this class.
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Jazz - offered for ages 8 and older. This is a fun, loose class and will cover many aspects of jazz.
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Funk - offered for ages 13 and older. A fun funky jazz class for the experienced dancer.
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Adult Classes - offered for adult advanced tap dancers.