Dancing Darlings - Ages 3-5
An introductory dance class containing ballet, tap, and creative movement. Young dancers will learn the basic steps while learning how to follow direction and imitate movement in a positive environment. Engaging music is used to get these little dancers inspired to move. The use of props such as Twinkle bears and hula hoops, enables the young dancers to use their imagination, creativity and most of all, have fun! All dancers will perform two dances in our Annual Recital and will have two costumes to purchase.
Dancing Divas - Ages 5-6 & 6-9
An age specific class containing ballet, tap and jazz/creative movement. The purpose of the class is to introduce young dancers to the three styles of dance and inspire movement and creativity within a positive environment. Dancers will also learn basic steps and terminology in all three styles. We use of fun, age appropriate music engages the young dancers’ minds and bodies. All dancers will perform two dances in our Annual Recital and will have two to three costumes depending on the class.
Show Stars Dance - Ages 10-12 & 13 and Up
An age specific class containing ballet, tap and jazz. This is a one hour class teaching three styles Ballet, Tap and Jazz within a positive environment. Dancers will be learning more in depth steps and terminology in all three styles. We use of fun, age appropriate music engages the young dancers’ minds and bodies. All dancers will perform two dances in our Annual Recital and will have two to three costumes depending on the class.
Our Pointe class is designed for students ages 12 and up who have studied ballet for at least three years. Instructor's approval is required to attend. Sur la pointe work is a very serious step in ballet training. Students are expected to be very dedicated and disciplined, and will be required to take additional ballet technique classes every week. To decrease possible risk of injury, the following pointe class will be available only to the dancers who show adequate physical strength, accurate technique and necessary mental awareness for such a challenging endeavor. Students will learn and practice pointe barre, center and floor work with emphasis on individual's correct foot and body alignment as well as study of the proper techniques for the execution of more difficult steps en pointe.
Hip Hop Classes
Intermediate hip hop- agers 7-11
Advances hip hop - 12 and up.
Learn the basics of tumbling and work on advancing your skills in our CPAA Acro Class. Our experienced acro instructor will guide the class towards increased flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline and concentration. This class will focus on fundamental acrobatic technique, teaching such skills as handstands, chin stands, elbow stands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, balance, working towards the individual level of experience. We offer two levels of acro. Acro I for ages 5-7 and acro II for ages 8-12.