Creative Movement – Designed to provide children, between the ages of 2 and 3, the fundamentals and foundation of dance and movement in a fun and energetic atmosphere. Basic educational, developmental and behavioral concepts are key components of this program. Children are exposed to memory and coordination skills, color and motion sequencing, environment that promotes healthy and playful learning.
Ballet – The highly disciplined and codified stage art of ballet is based on centuries-old tradition of movement skills. It has a repertoire today that is drawn from classical performances side by side with most contemporary themes and choreographic approaches. Ballet Technique the focused Jr. High and High School dancer.
Tap – An intricate and sophisticated form of fast footwork. Rhythms and beats are based on temporal sequences.
Pre-Toe/Pointe – Dancing on the tips of the toes evolved during the early 19th century. It requires special footwear, on which the dancer is able to balance. Pre-Toe may be taken at age 11; pointe work begins at age 12, when the bones in the feet are strong and correct placement is mastered. Point Prerequisites; Pre-Toe and Ballet.
Jazz – As a form Jazz has an exciting, vibrant and dynamic quality. It is deeply rooted in elements of African dance and modern dance concepts.
Hip Hop – Learn the newest upbeat, syncopated dance trend. Hip hop is a fusion between street dance and Jazz technique.
Acrobatics – This form of movement displays spectacular tumbling performance, while maintaing control. Acrobat students gain great agility and strength.
Modern Dance – A contemporary, free flowing form of movement initiated by the breath-moment and derived from fall and recovery. Modern Dance displays emotion and the use of gravity.
Praise Dance – By Appointment only. This class is uniquely formed as a Dance Place studio original. Churches, groups, and organizations should schedule this class by appointment. Praise classes should be schedule at least 1 – 1 1/2 month(s) before the performance date.