Class Descriptions

 

Tiny Tots Combo

Tiny Tots is a class for our youngest dancers ages 3-5. This class is a combination of ballet and tap. The purpose of this class is to introduce movement fundamentals and to build basic skills in these two genres. At the same time these little ones are working on coordination and focus.

 

Tiny Tots Acro Gym

Tiny Tots is a class for our youngest dancers ages 3-5. This class is a beginning tumbling class that focuses on fundamentals. The purpose of this class is to introduce the building blocks of tumbling and develop a strong foundation of different skills. 

 

Mommy and Me

Mommy and Me is a class designed for you and your little one ages 12- 24 months. Spend some quality time with your child in a safe positive atmosphere. This class provides structured activities to stimulate senses and introduce music, movement, and other performing and visual art exploration.

 

Ballet

Ballet is a classical dance form demanding grace and precision while performing formalized steps and gestures. It is a form of intricate technical skill in order to create expression through movement. It is the foundation of every dance style and teaches discipline and focus.

 

Pointe

Pointe is open to dancers who have mastered the necessary level of ballet and are ready for a more intense study. This class uses pointe shoes and dancers taking this class must be 12 years of age or older and have teacher approval.

 

Jazz

Jazz is an energetic style that focuses on a variety of moves, steps, leaps, and turns.   Students will focus on flexibility and technical skill while performing across the floor and center combinations.

 

Tap

Tap uses different rhythms and syncopations to add style and sound to movement. Exercises in this class focus on building flexibility of the knees and ankles, in addition to, coordination and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun.

 

Lyrical

Lyrical emphasizes interpretation of music and lyrics while telling a story with movement that can be fluid or abstract. You must be taking ballet simultaneously with this class in order to register.

 

Contemporary

This class focuses on letting go and stepping out of your comfort zone. A mixture of all dance styles it fuses together technique and passion. This dance style asks dancers to tell a story and to express deep emotions.

 

Hip-Hop

This class includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking, locking, popping, and contemporary hip hop.  Hip-Hop is an enthusiastic and energetic class that is one of the most popular dance styles. Hip-hop dance requires students to have the strength and stamina to successfully perform moves.

 

Acro

Acrobatics is gymnastics for dance. Students will use dance techniques mixed with precision acrobatic elements. Students will learn such skills as handstands, chin stands, elbow stands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, balance, & contortion tricks. Acro is not the typical tumbling or gymnastics class. This class is great for students looking to enhance their agility, flexibility, & strength.

 

Cheer Skills

This class is designed for anyone that wants to be or is a cheerleader. It will focus on jump height and form, sharp motions, choreography, and stunts at the half level. This class is taught by a Grand Canyon University Cheer member. 

 

Musical Theatre

This class focuses on basic dance skills and acting in a musical theatre atmosphere.  It combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance to portray emotional content of a musical.

 

Pound

POUND is a full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with constant stimulated drumming. The workout fuses cardio, Pilates, isometric movements, plyometrics and Isometric poses into a 40 minute series. Burn between 400-900+ calories per hour, strengthen and sculpt infrequently used muscles, and drum your way to a leaner, slimmer physique- all while rocking out to your favorite music. 

Yoga

Vinyasa Flow Yoga is a powerful, energetic form of yoga where we move fluidly from one pose to the next, connecting breath and movement. This type of yoga incorporates strength, flexibility, balance and both physical and mental stamina. This class is vigorous and revitalizing and offers the perfect blend of sweat and serenity. 

 

Strength and Stretch

Everyone must be strong in order to avoid injury. This class will focus on strengthening with resistance training as well as flexibility. You do not have to be a dancer to take this class. Anyone is welcome!!!