Classes

We would like each and everyone of our students to achieve their individual goals and accomplishments while building confidence in their body, mind, and soul. It is important to the studio that every student's experience reflects our belief that exercise and movement can be fun and fulfilling when put into dance.


Dance Classes: Ages 18 months-18 (Recital Participation)


Toddler Trot: 18 months-2 1/2 years (30-minute class)

This class is a parent participation class for your little toddler. In this class, the student will learn the fundamentals of musicality and dance in a fun, creative and nurturing environment through song, dance and the use of props.


Preschool Ballet 1: Age 3  (45-minute class)

This class introduces the younger student to the basic elements of ballet in a fun, creative and nurturing environment. In this class, the student will also learn the fundamentals of listening and following directions in a structured class.


Tiny Tumblers: Age 3 & 4 (45-minute class)

This class introduces the younger students to the basics of tumbling including forward rolls, pencil rolls, headstands and more in a fun and imaginative way combined with elements of dance.


Preschool Ballet & Tap 2: Age 4  (45-minute class)

This class introduces the younger student to the basic elements of dance in a fun, creative and nurturing environment. This class is a combination of Ballet & Tap and is a great following to Preschool Ballet 1.


KinderDance: Age 5 (60-minute class)

Students in this class are taught to align properly in the basic positions, promoting safety and strength. This class is still designed to be creative and fun with a combination of ballet and tap. Students must be entering Kindergarten to join this class.

Kinder Acro DanceAge 5 (60-minute class)
 A class for the kindergartner beginning acrobatics. Students in this class will focus on conditioning and stretching promoting safety and strength along with basic tumbling and dance skills. Students must be entering Kindergarten to join this class.

 

Level 1: Ages 6 & 7

For students with little or no experience in ballet. Students will start in this level and remain there until they reach a degree of proficiency of the level.

  • Level 1 students may choose from Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap and Acro Dance..


Level 2: Ages 8 & 9

Students in this level should be able to correctly execute material learned in Level 1 focusing on speed, complexity, and proper technique.

  • Level 2 students may choose from Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap and Acro Dance.


Level 3: Ages 10 & 11

Classes require technical ability and strength. This class is for those who have completed quite a few years of training
Level 3 students may choose from Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Ballet, Acro-Dance, and Contemporary/Lyrical.


          Level 4: Ages 12 & up

This Level prepares students for the Advanced Level dancing focusing on more challenging material and expression through their dancing. Students in this level often take more than one style of dance to enhance their dancing. 
All styles of dance are offered for this level.

* Must be in level 3 and up to participate in Contemporary and Lyrical and it is also required to take ballet.

* Ballet is required if you are taking one or more of the following classes for Levels 3 and up: Jazz, Contemporary/Lyrical and Acro Dance.


*Ballet or the Technique class are required if you are taking Acro Dance in Levels 3 and 4.


*Levels are not only based on age but on ability, maturity, strength and dance experience. Being a particular age does not necessarily mean you will fit into that specific level.


*Students usually spend 2-3 years in a level before advancing to the next.


Dance Classes without Recital Participation


Conditioning and Technique: Open to Levels 1 and up (Age 7 and up)

Dancers need to have strength in their core, legs, arms and back in order to execute and control their dancing as well as stamina to perform a full 3 minute dance or more. This class will condition dancers by targeting the exact muscle groups that will help them to become stronger and enhance their dancing. In addition, this class will focus on Ballet and Jazz technique that will enhance a students overall dancing. This class is great for those students that would like additional technique but do not want to commit to another recital dance class.

All Company members are required to participate in this conditioning class.


Performance Companies 


D &B Performance Companies

The D & B  Performance Company is designed for dancers who have a strong passion for the art of dance and are looking to take their dancing to the next level. The focus of the company is to enhance the dancers' technique, flexibility, versatility, endurance, and performance in the classroom and outside. The company performs at local community events with the opportunity to travel to out-of town locations. The performance company may participate in 1-2 competitions per year when and if the dancers are physically and emotionally prepared for that next step.

The company is by invitation or audition only and a dancer must be enrolled in a minimum of 3 hours of dancing per week and one of those classes must be Ballet.

Senior Performance Company: Audition only-Open for Level 4 

Junior Performance Company: Audition only- Open for Levels 2-3

Mini Performance Company: Invitation only- Open for Levels 1-2

                                                                               

Adult Classes: Ages 18+

All adult classes with the exception of the Ballroom and Latin group series classes are all drop in classes. Your first class is always FREE!


Zumba®

Come sweat to the beat with a high energy exercise class that moves to the music of Latin America! This exercise class fuses merengue, salsa, cumbia, soca, samba, hip-hop and belly dance for an amazing, fun workout. You won't even realize you're burning calories until you feel the sweat! Ditch the workout and join the party!


Zumba® Toning

Combines targeted body-sculpting exercises and high energy cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba moves to create a calorie-torching, strength-training dance fitness party. Students learn how to use lightweight, maraca-like toning sticks to enhance rhythm and tone all their target zones, including arms, abs, glutes and thighs. Zumba Toning is the perfect way for enthusiasts to sculpt their bodies naturally while having a total blast.

Adult Hip Hop

This class is structured like a dance class with a fitness twist. It includes a warm up with isolations, cardio, slight stretching, strengthening exercises,  and center floor work. No dance experience necessary.

 

Adult Jazz

A dance class focusing on basic Jazz Technique. This class features a warm up with cardio, stretching and conditioning followed by across the floor work and choreography. No dance experience necessary.        



Private Dance & Conditioning Lessons

Whether your child needs extra help in classes, want to gain more confidence in their dancing or even if you're an adult looking for an extra workout fix we have lessons for you. Private lessons are completely catered around the student's wants and needs and a plan will be formulated by an instructor to fit these desires.