Dance 
Dynamics 
Studio

Class Descriptions

Pre Stars: 

 Ages 2-4 

A 45 minute class for pre-schoolers containing ballet, tap and creative movement. Dancers will learn basic steps and terminology in ballet and tap, and explore their own creative movement styles through the use of imaginative music and games in a safe, positive environment. Dancers in this class will improve flexibility and coordination through fun, age appropriate movement and exercises. Our instructors use imagination games.Students will also work on classroom skills such as following directions, listening and working with others. Placement Notes: It is highly recommended that Pre-Stars students be at least 2 by August 1st. (Recreational) If taking this class online it is recommended that a parent take the class with the child. **Online class is 30 min class.

   Dress Code:  Leotard ( any color). Hair pulled back , Tap student tap shoes (black),  optional dance shorts, tights, and or dance skirt. 

Pre Stars Acrobatics 

Ages 3 1/2-5
This 45-minute class is focused on the fundamentals of acrobatics and dance such as tumbling progressions including forward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, bridges as well as beginning ballet and creative movement . This class is perfect for little ones who love gymnastics recreational class.

      Dress Code:  required leotard, hair pulled back, and acrobatic shoes(black)

Rising Stars

Ages 5-6 (Tap & Ballet combo)

A 60 minute class for 5-6 year olds comprised of ballet, and tap.During the Rising stars year dancers are introduced to more formal dance technique. Students will also work on refining rhythm and musicality through This class will lay the foundation for correct, safe and successful dancing in years to follow. Students will expand on the basic steps and terminology from the Pre-stars level in ballet and tap, and continue to explore their own creative movement in a safe, positive environment. Along with the introduction of more skills and techniques, instructors continue to foster creativity and imagination in class through movement and imagination games, the use of props and activity songs. listening activities. Dancers in this class will improve flexibility and coordination through fun, age appropriate movement and exercises. Placement Notes: It is highly recommended that Rising-stars students be at least 5 years old by October 1st. Students younger than this should consider the Pre-Stars class for their dance experience. (This is a recreational class and will perform in the recital, and possibly one community performance.)

     Dress Code:  Leotard, tights, black tap shoes, pink ballet shoes, hair pulled back in pony or bun.

SHINING STARS

Ages 5-7 (Jazz & tap combo)

A 60 min class for ages 5-7. Shining stars introduces the young dancer to dance sequences and the basic steps of jazz and tap.This class will lay the foundation for correct, safe and successful dancing in years to follow. Students will expand on the basic steps and terminology from the Pre-stars level in ballet and tap, and continue to explore their own creative movement in a safe, positive environment. Along with the introduction of more skills and techniques, instructors continue to foster creativity and imagination in class through movement and imagination games, the use of props and activity songs. listening activities. Dancers in this class will improve flexibility and coordination through fun, age appropriate movement and exercises. Placement Notes: It is highly recommended that Rising-stars students be at least 5 years old by October 1st. Students younger than this should consider the Pre-Stars class for their dance experience. (This is a recreational class and will perform in the recital, and possibly one community performance.)

      Dress Code: Leotard, tights, black tap shoes, jazz shoes (skin tone color)

SHOOTING STARS

Ages 6-8

A 90 min class for ages 6-8. Shooting Stars builds on ballet and tap skills and concepts and introduces the style of jazz to young dancers. This class is perfect combo class for young children who want to do it all!

   Dress Code:   Leotard, tights, black tap shoes, jazz shoes (skin tone)

MUSICAL THEATER

Ages 8-10.  & Jr. & Sr. High

This upbeat class teaches Broadway-style jazz choreography and show-stopping stage presence with a focus on learning song-and-dance numbers from a variety of musical productions, past and present. Musical Theater is a great class for aspiring Broadway stars!  Both recreational and competitive classes offered

   DRESS CODE:  Leotard,  jazz shoes (skin tone)

Pom Pons 

Ages 5-8 and Ages 9-11

In this class for aspiring cheerleaders, or dance team enthusiasts. Students will learn Jazz and hip hop movements fused into fun routines and using Poms.  Students will also learn formations, timing, and motions specific to pom dance, as well as kick technique.

 Recreational and competition classes offered

   DRESS CODE:  Leotard , dance shorts, white canvas tennis shoes (non marking sole)  Poms (studio will provide practice poms) Students will purchase poms to match outfits at a later date.

Level 1 ( Beginner  tumbling)

Ages: 6 and older

This is a beginner class that teaches the basic fundamentals of tumbling. Students will work on basic progressions: forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, handstand drills, cart-wheels, and round-offs. Students may stay in this level until they have mastered a backbend.

  DRESS CODE:  LEOTARD REQUIRED, Acrobatics shoes, tights, dance shorts optional 

Level 11 tumbling ( intermediate)

Students must be able to do a backbend to enroll in this class. This class is geared for students who have mastered the basic tumbling skills (Level 1) and are ready to move on. The skills in this class are front walkovers, back walkovers, multiple cartwheels, two-step entry into a round-off, and back handspring drills.

DRESS CODE:  LEOTARD REQUIRED, Acrobatics shoes, tights, dance shorts optional 

Advanced Tumbling (instructor recommended)

Our advanced tumbling classes focus on developing flexibility, strength and advanced tumbling skills such as side aerials, back handsprings, back tucks and more. Students will focus on finishing tricks once they have achieved them and combining advanced tricks. 

DRESS CODE:  LEOTARD REQUIRED, Acrobatics shoes, tights, dance shorts optional 

Ballet.  Classes for All ages: 2-18

The foundation of most modern day dance forms. This beautiful and demanding technique is a necessity for all young, aspiring dancers. Ballet classes are offered for beginning through advanced levels.  Recreational and competitive classes

Dress Code:  Leotard, tights,  pink ballet shoes, hair pulled back in pony or bun.

Pointe ages: 10 & up

Offered for students who have studied ballet and have Instructor permission  for Pointe classes,  must have had at least one year of pre-pointe.

Dress Code:  Leotard, tights,  pink ballet shoes, hair pulled back in pony or bun. Pointe shoes.

Jazz  classes for all ages 3-18

Jazz combines many styles and techniques from ethnic and contemporary dance to ballet. Our jazz classes teach basic jazz dance technique, terminology and style with an emphasis on proper technique, alignment and movement quality. Set to jazz, R&B, ethnic and pop music, jazz classes are a great workout and fun for all ages.  Recreational and competitive classes

  DRESS CODE:  Leotard, tights, jazz pants or shorts, hair pulled back, jazz shoes (skin tone)

Tap available for all ages 2-18

Tap is a style of American theatrical dance, distinguished by percussive footwork and rhythms. Our tap classes stress the basics of tap while also teaching musicality and rhythm. Try tap for fun and fitness. Recreational and competitive classes 

Musical Theater ages: 6-9 and 10-18

These upbeat classes teach Broadway-style jazz choreography and show-stopping stage presence with a focus on learning song-and-dance numbers from a variety of musical productions, past and present. Recreational and competitive classes

DRESS CODE:  Leotard, tights, jazz pants or shorts, hair pulled back, jazz shoes (skin tone)

Lyrical all ages: 8-18

Lyrical is a fusion of ballet and jazz, with expressive motions that tell a story. Students will learn lyrical technique along with how to express emotion through movement. Recreational and competitive classes

DRESS CODE:  Leotard, tights, jazz pants or shorts, hair pulled back, jazz shoes (skin tone) ** after covid 1/2 soles will be used.

Contemporary  ages: 12-18

DRESS CODE:  Leotard, tights, jazz pants or shorts, hair pulled back, jazz shoes (skin tone) **after covid 1/2 soles will be used

These classes blend elements of Contemporary and Modern dance, such as freedom of expression, interpretation of music, principles of fall and recovery, control, breathing, balance and contraction/release. Teachers incorporate an eclectic blend of contemporary and post-modern movement into their classes. Modern and Contemporary Dance forms allow students to explore their individual dance style outside of the structure of traditional ballet and jazz classes. Competitive classes only

  DRESS CODE:  Leotard, tights, jazz pants or shorts, hair pulled back, jazz shoes (skin tone)

 Hip Hop ages: 8-18

Hip Hop encompasses many different urban dance styles such as poppin’, locking, breaking as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. Our Hip Hop classes teach rhythm, coordination, musicality and choreography without suggestive music or movements. Students are challenged to think on their feet while enjoying an energetic and fast-paced dance class. Our Hip Hop dancers develop focus, strength, and agility while having fun. This is an excellent class for high-energy kids who want to take a fast and fun dance class.

Recreational and competitive classes offered. 

DRESS CODE:  Leotard, jazz pants, or dance shorts, hip hop shoes, hair pulled back in pony tail ,