Classes Currently Offered
Beginner Ballet: A ballet class for younger children focusing on musical awareness, development of locomotor skills, basic ballet positions and development of special awareness.
Ballet One and Two: Beginning studies of classical ballet. The focus now is on body placement, strength and flexibility.
Hip Hop Dance
Students will learn the most up to date funky dance moves. Jazz technique is still incorporated into this class to give the dancers a solid background. This class is great for all students who just really want to move and groove.
Classes are appropriate for all experience and fitness levels.
Students are invited to take Pointe when their strength and technical achievement reaches a level where the additional challenge would benefit their classical ballet training. Pointe is for serious students who are willing to practice daily, and enjoys that special effort that makes Pointe a very exciting dance form.
This style of dance combines ballet, jazz and modern movements. The students learn expressive dance. This is a class where students can learn the same quality of movement that would come from a ballet class, but allows them to become more expressive to the audience. Lyrical will make the dancers stronger technically and helps to improve their performance quality.
Learning the intricacy of rhythm and the executing of tap sounds. Tap uses the feet as though they are a percussive instrument. As students develop into a higher level we start to introduce rhythmic tap.
This dance is based off of forceful rhythm, originated by African Americans, emerging at the beginning of the 20th century. The term jazz dance encompassed any dance done to jazz music.
Modern (also called “free dance”)
A style of theatrical dancing that is not as restricted as classical ballet; movements are expressive feelings that features an individual’s movement language.
Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.
Zumba with Jen Hamilton
Ditch the workout and join the party. Grooving to the beats of Salsa, Merengue, and some of your favorite music. It feels more like a dance party than a workout. A high energy class set to upbeat music with choreographed dance numbers. But you don’t need to be a dancer to feel welcomed in a Zumba class. A dance fitness class for all levels.
Silver Sneakers with Jen Hamilton
These 45 minute-classes is a stretch and balance class. This class is for all levels of fitness and appropriate for all levels of participation. It will tone your entire body, burn calories and strengthen the core using free weights and other tools to improve abdominal core stability and a variety of cardio workouts. This is a chair optional class. The end of class focuses on providing a full body stretch.