Dance is an amazing way to help your child’s developing nervous system grow in strength and coordination! Not to mention burning some of their endless energy! Classes for little bodies focuses on body understanding through play, imagination, and lots and lots of moving. For ages 3-6 the fundamentals are taught with energy and fun to make sure your child has a great first experience with dance!
Dance Creations: Ages 3 and 4
The curriculum is designed to meet them where they are in their mental and physiological development to introduce the concept of being in a dance class and taking instruction. This quickly moving class keeps their attention while teaching weight transfer, balance, left and right, forming lines, skipping, and jumping. Basic ballet and tap vocabulary and movement are introduced and practiced to develop musicality and prepare their bodies for the basics of all the dance disciplines.
Dance Fundamentals: Ages 5 and 6
Designed to challenge their growing bodies with new terminology and skills, this class is a continuation from Dance Creations and a preparation for Ballet I and all other dance disciplines. Curriculum focuses on the next set of skills in ballet and tap such as learning to articulate the body, understanding musicality with movement, continued focus on weight change and balance, and taking direction. This class prepares them for technique classes that require focus and discipline.