Little Starz & Recreational Dance

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Little Starz Creative Dance

The first few weeks of classes serve as an introductory phase to help our little ones become comfortable with the overall dance experience, the classroom, their teacher and their classmates. Right from the beginning we focus on your child’s coordination, listening skills, musical awareness and developing imagination. We understand that separating from Mom may not be that easy - so we work with the parent and the child to make sure we allow them to rise to their potential in the most gentle way possible. 

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Super Starz Hip Hop

Our Super Starz Program is the step towards more structured dance.  Warm-up and isolations are followed by combinations and choreography with basic acro tricks to be learned.  This class will perform one routine in our annual show.

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Super Starz Combo

This class begins a specific focus on the genre of jazz and ballet. At this level students have the option of adding a separate, additional, tap, hip-hop / acro class. This class will perform two routines in our annual show.


Recreational Dance Classes

For information on competitive team dance visit our Dance Team page.

Dress Codes for each class are listed in the class description, below is some additional Dress Code information:

  • Boys can wear sweatpants and t-shirts for any of the classes listed
  • Hair must be put up neatly prior to the start of class
  • New jewelry except small stud earrings
  • Clean indoor sneakers must be worn for Hip Hop (no bare feet)

Acro Dance

ACRO/TUMBLING I & II

Learn how to properly execute acrobatic tricks and develop gymnastic skills including walkovers, flips, handsprings, aerials, and more. Additional focus is also placed on core strengthening exercises and increasing flexibility. Acro skills can be incorporated into dance, cheerleading and gymnastics. A pre-requisite of aerial, ballet, jazz or contemporary to take this class.

Dress code:  Tight fitting dancewear, no jewelry, bare feet

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Musical Theatre

MUSICAL THEATER

From the popularity of shows like Glee, a driving force has increased interest in singing and dancing. This GLEE-like class will have students learning dance choreography and songs. This is a multi-age/level class in which all dancers will perform a big song and dance production number for June recital!

Dress code:  Leggings/booty shorts, bra top/leo, tight tank top, tan slip on jazz shoes

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Tap

TAP  I,II,III

Classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun. As students progress through each level, curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.

Dress code:  Girls - leggings/booty shorts, tank or sports bra, black leather tap shoe
level I:  white patent leather tie tap shoes capezio jr. tyette
level II:  Bloch respect leather tap shoes
level III & IV:  Capezio tap sonic

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Contemporary

CONTEMPORARY / LYRICAL I,II,III, IV & V

Class is designed for dancers looking to grow and challenge themselves with technique, style, and artistry. A song's lyrics are a driving force and key inspiration for the movement. A solid ballet-based technique is an essential component of this style of dance as is various other forms of jazz and contemporary dance. The hit television show “So You Think You Can Dance?” has made lyrical/contemporary a very popular and recognized form of dance.

Dress code:  Girls - leggings/booty shorts, leo/ tank or sports bra, toe undies or turners depending on level

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Jazz

JAZZ  I,II,III,IV & V

A popular form of dance that combines today's music video styles with techniques from traditional to contemporary. Class work: technique, isolations, flexibility/strengthening exercises, across the floor progressions and dance combinations.

Dress code:  Girls - leggings/booty shorts, leo/ tank or sports bra (No dresses or loose fitting tops please)
Level I: Tan slip on jazz shoes
Level II: Black slip on jazz shoes
Level III:  Toe undies
Level IV:  Toe undies and character shoes (check with Lisa on style) 

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Ballet/Pointe

BALLET I,II,III & IV 

Ballet is essentially the foundation of all dance forms.  A form of dance which concentrates on barre, centre floor, proper body alignment, and technique. Pointe and pre-pointe work is available by teacher permission .

Dress code:  
Level I and Super Starz: Hot Pink leotard, ballet pink tights (convertible), pink leather ballet shoes
Level II:  Turquoise leotard, ballet pink tights (convertible), pink canvas ballet shoes
Level III, IV and V:  Black leotard, pink tights (convertible), pink canvas ballet shoes
Pointe:  See instructor.

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Little Funky Beatz

Little FUNKY BEATz and Little FUNKY BEATz beginner

An eclectic combination of music video style jazz and HIP-HOP for those who want to just have fun.  Beginner, Levels I and II. This class will perform one routine in our annual show.

Dress code:  Comfortable workout clothing (no jeans), clean indoor sneakers

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Boyz Hip Hop

This is our all Boyz Hip Hop Class!  Learn a variety of Hip Hop styles from Mr. Anthony and get your groove on!

Dress code:  Comfortable workout clothing (no jeans), clean indoor sneakers

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Hip Hop, Hip Hop Fusion and Fundamentals

Warm-up, strength, stretches, and isolation segments are followed by combinations and choreography. Hip hop is urban street style that is forever changing! This style has old school mix with todays Hip hop.  Levels I, II, III, IV 

Fundamentals is a non-performance class for ages 8+ learning the basic moves, grooves and foundational skills to perform hip hop at its finest

Dress code:  Comfortable workout clothing (no jeans), clean indoor sneakers