Both tap and ballet will be explored in this class for young dancers. They will be making sounds and developing rhythmic and coordination skills as well as experiencing the joy of dance through pre-ballet movement.
(Ages 4-5; Ages 5-7)
This class combines tap and jazz introducing young dancers to rhythmic movement, the ability to make sounds with their taps and beginning jazz dance technique. This is a fun class for students interested in both tap and jazz as they will have a thorough introduction to both.
This class gives young dancers a chance to express themselves to age appropriate, contemporary music through dance, aerobic and pedestrian movement. They will feel like they are dancing in a Disney Channel music video by the end of this class while practicing basic coordination and rhythm technique.
Jazz I/Tap I Combo
This class is for the beginning dancer interested in exploring both tap and jazz techniques. Rhythm and coordination skills will be emphasized through tap work. Dancers will learn beginning jazz technique while developing contemporary jazz movement.
(Ages 12 and up) **
A combination of traditional and Broadway jazz technique and modern technique, dancers will learn to express ideas and emotions through innovative ways of moving the body. Through fusing movement forms and ideas, this class teaches dancers to move with the body’s natural rhythm and alignment. Students will learn combinations, practice warm-up, across the floor exercises and work on choreography from both a modern and jazz perspective.
Coordination, musicality and strength are learned and practiced through creative imagery, storytelling, games, basic ballet steps and positions. This is a great class for young dancers who love to move, dance and express themselves.
Dancers will begin to learn the basic principles and technique of ballet. They will learn positions and steps and execute basic ballet choreography to classical music. This will build the student’s ear for musicality and rhythm teaching strength and coordination. Dancers are encouraged to express themselves and explore the joy of dance through foundation-building ballet technique.
Young dancers practice their strength and coordination through basic ballet movement. They will start at the barre and move into the center learning a brief ballet combination in each class. They will begin to learn turns and jumps as well as basic ballet steps and choreography.
(Ages 6-8) **
For students who are continuing their studies in ballet. Ballet technique and musicality are stressed in this class as the student learns how to express him or herself through dance. Grace, coordination, strength and musicality are the focus as they practice barre and ballet choreography.
For students who are practicing basic level technique in ballet. Technique and musicality are stressed in this class as the student learns how to express him or herself through dance. Grace, coordination, strength and musicality are the focus as they practice barre and ballet choreography.
(Ages 10 and up)
For students who are beginner/advanced beginner in ballet. Dancers build upon their ballet vocabulary as they build strength and skill. At this age and in this level, if students have previous ballet technique and experience, they may be moved up to a more advanced class. The dancers will continue to learn more advanced choreography and technique as they build upon their ballet foundation.
(12 and up) **
For students who are continuing their ballet studies. Technique, strength, dynamics, self-expression and musicality are the focus of this class as dancers will learn combinations and perfect their technique. Choreography and self-expression are stressed along with building strength and technique.
Dancers of all ages and levels are invited to take this class. Ballet barre, turns, jumps and combinations will be taught throughout the class. With an emphasis on self-expression and musicality, this class will hone your skills while allowing you to express yourself through dance.
Coordination, musicality and strength are learned and practiced through improvisation, creative imagery, storytelling, games, basic dance steps and positions. This is a great class for young dancers who love to move, dance and express themselves.
Modern dance is a highly expressive dance form, which fuses different movement styles to create innovative and fresh ways of moving the body. Dancers will explore new movement styles through guided improvisation and choreography. This class is suitable for beginning and experienced dancers and suggested for those students looking for a new and exciting challenge.
For lovers of modern and contemporary dance, you will love this class. With the emphasis on personal expression, you will learn modern dance combinations with a warm-up and exercises. This class will challenge and inspire you!
This class teaches the basics and fundamentals of tap technique. Students will learn basic tap vocabulary and rhythm while learning across the floor technique and combinations.
(Ages 6-8) **
For dancers continuing their tap training, rhythm and musicality are built on through more in depth tap technique.
Students will learn rhythm and tap vocabulary while practicing a tap warm up, across the floor exercises and combinations. Coordination, rhythm, strength and musicality are stressed in this class.
(Ages 12 and up)
Tap fundamentals are expanded with more complex rhythmic exercises, while practicing basic tap through across the floor exercises, warm-ups and combinations.
Come tap with one of the leading tap teachers in New York City. Pam is a teacher at Steps on Broadway in NYC where she teaches adult tap. She dances with the leading tap companies in the city and will teach you a fun filled, rhythmic tap class where you will learn basic tap technique and fun tap combinations to contemporary music. If you like tap at all, you will love this class!
(Ages 6-8) **
For dancers continuing their training in jazz technique. Dancers continue to work on their musicality, technique and their expression through dance.