Acro is a form of dance that combines lyrical and traditional/contemporary forms of jazz with tumbling and acrobatic partner stunts. These classes build strength, flexibility and endurance.
Ballet classes address crucial aspects of the art form, which include strength, flexibility, body awareness and placement among other things. In addition, students will gain knowledge in turning, jumping and leaping. Barre work, as well as across-the-floor/center-floor exercises and combinations, are to be expected.
Jazz is fast and energetic, and can be performed with any type of upbeat music, from rhythm-and-blues to rock-and-roll. Expect basic-to-advanced technique, such as turns, leaps, kicks, jumps and steps.
Lyrical combines classical ballet’s technical elements with the freedom, fluidity and expressiveness of jazz, contemporary and modern. It is principally focused on conveying musicality and emotion through movement.
Tap technique classes address crucial aspects of the art form, which include strength, body awareness and placement under a curriculum that covers speed, articulation, clarity and improvisation.
Technique within the ballet and jazz programs involves instruction in turning, jumping and leaping through across-the-floor exercises and center-floor combinations.
All classes are taught with an emphasis on strength and correct body placement, and done so in a progressive manner.