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Introduction to Dance


(Ages 2 1/2+) 

Students at this level will learn some short routines, which are designed to teach them right from left. We will focus on their large motor skills, while learning some basic Ballet and Acrobatic movement. They will also learn important social skills such as: following directions, taking turns, working together as a team, etc.

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Pre Dance

 

(Ages 3 1/2+) 

Students at this level will develop more motor skills and more Ballet & Acrobatic movement. We will also continue learning important social skills. Upon completion of this class, students will graduate to Kinder Dance.

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Kinder Dance


(Ages 5+) 

Students at this level are now ready to learn more technique in Ballet and Acrobatics; and will also be introduced to Tap.

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Elementary Dance 


Students at this level will now be taking approximately 30 minutes of: Ballet, Tap, Acrobatics; and will also be introduced to Jazz.

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 Level 1 Dance


 Students at this level are now ready to learn more advanced technique  in: Ballet, Acrobatics, Tap, and Jazz.  Classtime will increase.

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 Hip Hop 1


Students at this level are introduced to basic steps in Hip Hop. They are learning to feel comfortable trying new movements, feeling the rhythm, exerting energy, and learning how to really get "funky".

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Level 2 Dance


Students at this level are now given the choice of classes in: Level 2 Ballet, Lyrical, Tap,  Jazz,  and Hip Hop.

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 Hip Hop 2


Students at this level have a feel for what Hip Hop really means. They are comfortable with trying new things and are ready for more movement. This is where they start to develop their "Hip Hop Style".

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Level 3 Dance



Classtime will increase as well as difficulty in: Levels 1-3 Ballet, Lyrical, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop and Contemporary.


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Pointe


*Teacher Approval Only

Pointe is for the advanced and serious Ballet dancer. Students are chosen for placement of Pointe by their Ballet Teacher. Students must possess strong Ballet technique and strength. 

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 Adaptive Dance   Available for Ages 8+  

 This is a class designed for children that "learn differently" (mostly  children that  have high functioning autism and other special needs)  to learn dance movement with the help of assistants to cater to each  child individually. Students will work on dance steps, while  enforcing structure of  lines and formations in the classroom. Helene  believes that all children should have the opportunity to learn the art  of dance and decided to create this unique dance experience. 

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Alumni Dance


Dance Alumni have a chance to perform in our annual production. 

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 Musical Theater


 Students will be encouraged  to express themselves while learning  dance in the style of Broadway showtunes etc.

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Fitness


This class is a Fitness Program that combines Cardio, Calisthenics, Toning and Sculpting, ending with a Pilates cool down. This is a great way to burn unnecessary calories, improve your core, tone your muscles, and relieve stress. Our certified personal trainer will also share with you personal diet tips as well as nutritional guidelines to help transform your body while improving your health!

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 The Dance Company (Ages 10+)   *Audition Required

 The Dance Company is for the more serious dancer.  To audition:  students must attend our Summer Session of audition classes.   At  the end of the Summer Session, the new Dance Company will be  announced online.  Dance Company members have the choice of  auditioning in several styles of dance including: Lyrical,  Jazz,  Tap,  Musical Theatre, and Contemporary.  Company members are  required to take Ballet & Technique classes in addition to their  choreography class(es).   Dance Company must attend all dance  competitions, conventions, and performances and purchase  company warm-ups.

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 Hip Hop Team (Ages 10+)   *Audition Required


 Hip Hop Team is for the more serious Hip Hop Dancer.  To  audition:  students must attend our Summer Session of audition  classes.  At the end of the Summer Session, the new
 Hip Hop Team will be announced online.  
Team members are  required to attend all dance competitions & 

 purchase team uniforms.