Dance Styles

The following styles of dance are offered in both recreational and competitive programs. Please note, upon registration, all dancers will receive an orientation package which outlines the dress code and required shoes for that specific class.

Acrobatic

A style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision 

acrobatic elements. It is defined by its athletic character, its unique

choreography, which seamlessly blends dance and acrobatics, and its use of acrobatics in a dance context

Hip Hop

 A “street” style of dance often seen in music videos. It is a less technical and high- energy style of dance that is done wearing street clothes and sneakers.

Modern

A form of contemporary theatrical and concert dance employing aspecial technique for developing the use of the entire body inmovements expressive of abstract ideas.Modern dance, from a technical perspective, unfolds more on the floor than in the air, refusing classical ballet’s stress on the feet as the primary catalyst for dance movements

Ballet

Highly technique form of dance, ballet serves as the foundation and basis for all dance forms

Jazz

Often done to pop music, jazz is a highly technical form of an ever-changing popular dance style. Dancers stretch and strengthen, and also work on their turns, leaps and dance technique.

Tap

A type of dance where rythym is kept by the noise of the dancers shoes on the floor. Tap classes are great for rythym and musicality.

Contemporary

A blending of modern, jazz, lyrical and ballet to form an expressive 

versatile style of dance that can be done to any type of music. Dancer’s performance and technical skills are challenged and expanded with this style

Lyrical

A slower expressive type of jazz dance that incorporates ballet technique with the creativity of modern dance. It is highly suggested that the student have ballet or jazz technique experience.

Technique

This is strictly a technical class that works on jazz based turns and leaps, etc. This is offered to further the dancers technical ability and facility