Pointe classes are by recommendation only, and generally begin after age 11 and with at least 2 full years of study; pointe students must take a ballet technique class weekly in addition to pointe class.
For ages 8 and up; classes emphasize the development of classical ballet technique with a focus on proper placement and alignment. Students will learn ballet vocabulary through barre and centre work while building strength and flexibility. Mrs. Schrader teaches ballet for students 8 and up. Mrs. Augenstein teaches pre-ballet for ages 6-7. Dress Code: Girls – Black leotard with pink tights, pink ballet shoes; hair in a bun. Skirts are optional. Boys – T-shirt, dark sweat pants, black ballet shoes.
For ages 6 and up; Clogging is a traditional type of percusssive folk dance and is a fun,
energetic class that incorporates both traditional and contemporary styles of clogging. Clogging uses a double action tap which makes a distinct sound. This class focuses on fast footwork, knowledge of terminology and enhances confidence, concentration, and showmanship. Shoes: White Clogging Shoes.
Ms. Cara Smith
For ages 5 and up; classes are a hybrid of contemporary, jazz, and classical ballet technique, using contemporary music. Jazz is taught by Mrs. Erin Augenstein.
For ages 3 to 5; class with emphasis on basic elements of dance. Dancers will learn dance vocabulary, counting to music, right/left and concepts that will prepare them for future participation in any type of structured dance class. Creative Movement I is for 3 year olds and beginning 4 year olds. Creative Movement II is for 4 year olds who have taken a previous class, and 5 year olds. Creative Movement classes are taught by Mrs. Augenstein.
Adult Ballet and Parent/Child Classes
Offered periodically in 6-week sessions. Contact the studio for more information via email or phone.
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