Does your child love to twirl, play make believe & dress-up? Then she will LOVE becoming a Princess Ballerina! Each week she’ll hop, skip & twirl through an imaginary adventure! By encouraging your child’s creativity & independence in a fun & supportive atmosphere you’ll see your child blossom before your eyes!
Princess Ballerinas classes feature:
• Caring Instructors who can’t WAIT to share their love for dance with your little one!
• Each class begins by warming up our muscles, stretching & reviewing our ballet positions during warm-up.
• We practice our Princess Ballerina dance moves (& review their fancy French names) like relevé, plié, & jeté.
• We travel to magical lands & pretend to be things like beautiful flowers, fairies, birds, bees, & butterflies.
• We practice our Princess Ballerinas dance routine that we can’t WAIT to perform for you!
• Each class ends with your child getting a stamp or sticker to reward & celebrate her progress & success!
Watch your Princess Ballerina blossom!
BOYS HIP HOP: (1-6 grades, 45 MINUTES)
Our Boys Hip Hop Class is one day a week. Students receive proper dance instructions in Hip Hop. They learn team work, responsibility & performing skills. Poppers learn basic Hip Hop movements & skills while gaining knowledge of Hip Hop terminology and will perform in both the Holiday Demonstration & Spring Recital. Boys Hip Hop may or may not be a performing/competition team. It is conducted with a structured class format & is limited to 8 students per class.
TUMBLING: (3 & up, 45 minutes)
We offer tumbling to both boys & girls. Our Tumble Weeds class introduces basic coordination exercises, stretching & flexibility training, agility, ambidexterity & introductory discipline skills, such as team work & group coordination. Tumblers work to improve strength, balance & coordination. Tumblers will not perform in the Holiday Demonstration or Spring Recital. Tumble Weeds is conducted with a structured class format & is limited to 8 students.
“Do it for the Little Girl who use to watch the Big Girls in their beautiful tutus and
say, ‘I want to be like her someday!’”
PRE-POINTE: (10 & up, 45 MINUTES)
This is a class for dancers 10 and up, who have already taken ballet and would like to start Pointe. Dancers are required to wear a black leotard, ballet pink convertible tights, and ballet shoes. Skirts are optional. In this class, your dancer will increase her technique and build the extra muscle needed for Pointe. The Pre-Pointe class will lead into an invitation to advance to Pointe. If your dancer would like to participate in Pointe classes in the future, this class is a prerequisite.
POINTE: (Invitation ONLY, 45 MINUTES)
This class is by invitation only and is for intermediate/advanced dancers. Dances who are invited to participate in Pointe classes will also need to be enrolled in a basic ballet class once a week. This class will focus on both barre and floor technique associated with Pointe. Dancers are required to wear a black leotard, ballet pink convertible tights, and ballet shoes. Skirts are optional.
Pointe is not something you sign up for, but is something each dancer can work for and earn with her teacher. Here are the underlying Pointe Requirements.
Attended ANY ballet class (this can include competition ballet) for at least 3 consecutive years with outstanding attendance.
Be at least 12 years of age or will turn 12 within the next 6 months (May very slightly depending on Summer Ballet/Nutcracker schedules).
Currently attending PrePointe for at least 6 months with outstanding attendance and with plans to continue PrePointe when en Pointe.
Work for and maintain proper technique and body alignment, through barre and center work showing that the dancer has the correct muscles and technique to be a healthy and successful pointe dancer (receive this ‘okay’ through Madi in class).
Pass a basic health physical from your doctor.
Demonstrate dedication through attitude, attendance and work ethic, through the way you dress for ballet, including hair, and conduct yourself in the classes leading up to pointe work.
Recital / Recreational Dance Groups
Princess Ballerina Recreation Dance: (2years old-6years old, 45 MINUTES)
Our Princess Ballerina Dance Class is one day a week for ages 2-6, students must be potty trained. This is a fun introductory class, allowing students to express themselves with fun song & dance routines while learning basic dance moves. It introduces the basic coordination exercises, stretching & flexibility training, introductory ballet, memory skills, music appreciation & introductory discipline skills such as team work & group coordination. Dancers will perform in both the Holiday Demonstration & Spring Recital.
SMALL RECREATION DANCE: (1-5 grades, 45 MINUTES)
Our Small Recreation Dance Class is one day a week. Students receive proper dance instructions in Ballet, Jazz & Hip-Hop. They learn technique, team work, responsibility & performing skills. Dancers learn basic dance movements, skills & proper dance terminology and will perform in both the Holiday Demonstration & Spring Recital.
JUNIOR RECREATION DANCE: (6 grade and up, 45 MINUTES)
Our Junior Recreation Dance Class is one day a week. Students receive proper dance instructions in Ballet, Jazz & Hip-Hop. They learn technique, team work, responsibility & performing skills. Dancers learn basic dance movements, skills & proper dance terminology and will perform in both the Holiday Demonstration & Spring Recital.