CHILDREN’S PROGRAM

Mommy and Me (Ages 1-3)

Structured for 1 to 3 olds who are ready for a half an hour of movement and play in a structured format. Designed to develop movement and music, gross motor skills, balance and coordination, listening and teamwork skills. Adult companion MUST be willing to participate.

 

Creative Movement (Ages 3-5)

Created for preschool age students desiring to explore their interest in movement and dance. This is a NON-PERFORMING class that will be held in 8-week sessions. Students will be automatically enrolled in the next session unless we are notified. ($76 per session)

Winter Session: January 8, 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26

Spring Session: March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 29

Creative Ballet/Tap (Ages 3-5)

This class will offer ballet based movement. It is designed to develop body awareness using basic dance exercises and ballet movement. Using tap dance, props, and musical instruments will aid in learning rhythm and music appreciation. We dance, skip, and turn to a variety of music. Must be 3 years old and potty trained before first class.

 

Pre Ballet (Ages 6-8)

This is a preparatory class for our ballet program, geared towards classical ballet movement, developing motor skills and coordination. Introduces turn out and expands on learning more foot and arm positions, with additional ballet steps and terminology.

 

Pre Jazz (Ages 6-8)

Exploring balance, isolations, musicality, and classical jazz technique.

 

Tiny Tappers (Ages 6-8)

Introducing basic tap steps and terminology, musicality, body awareness, and articulation of feet.

 

 

YOUTH PROGRAM

Ballet Program (Levels I-VI)

Ages 9 to 18. Our teaching methods are based on sound classical technique; we do not place by age.

Contemporary/Lyrical Program (Levels I-III)

Ages 9 to 18. Uses both ballet technique and modern dance to explore movement ranging from lyrical to  fast and rhythmic. Focus on coordination, contrast, body and music awareness and expanding  vocabulary. Must be enrolled in a ballet class to be in Contemporary II or III.

 

Tap Program (Levels I-III)

Ages 9 to 18. Taught using theatre, classical, and rhythm tap styles. Musicality is a major focus introducing a variety of meters as well as syncopation. Emphasis is placed on articulation of feet to master sound clarity and technique using tap terminology.

 

Jazz Program (Levels I-III)

Ages 9 to 18. Explores various styles of jazz; classic, contemporary, commercial, hip hop, and broadway.

 

 

ADULT PROGRAM

Adult Ballet

Emphasis is placed on expanding body awareness through correct alignment for improved posture, strength, and flexibility. Beginner/Intermediate level.

 

Adult Jazz

Designed to tone the muscles and develop overall strength and flexibility using jazz technique. Beginner/intermediate level.

 

Adult Tap

Taught using theatre, classical, and rhythm tap styles. Musicality is a major focus introducing a variety of meters as well as syncopation. Emphasis is placed on articulation of feet to master sound clarity  and technique using tap terminology.

 

PERFORMING ADULT PROGRAM

Adult Contemporary

Designed for the trained dancer who has reached a more advanced level and is hoping to further their technique and expression with movement and choreography into their adult years.  Focus is on maintaining flexibility, strength and dance vocabulary, possibly with an interest to continue performing.

If you are a new student and have questions about class placement please contact:

theballetworkshopinc@gmail.com

(360)825-2196