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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

We pride ourselves in offering the highest quality of dance training. Mature instructors with professional backgrounds lead classes. Below is a description of our classes. We are here to assist with placement of you or your child to make sure they are getting the best out of their classes.

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Ballet

Classical Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms. Traditional Ballet class consists of Technique, Barre, Centerwork, Adage, Allegro, and combinations that take you across the floor, making this class yet challenging.  Our progressive syllabus promotes Proper technique, placement, turn out, flexibility, musicality, and performance.

Levels Available

Novice | Level 1-6 | Teen | Adult 1 & 2

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Tap

A true American art form. Tap is the fusion of percussion, dance, rhythm, and speed. Making music with your feet. Learn complex rhythmic patterns, clean dance lines, and style.

Levels Available

Novice | Levels 1-6 | Teen 1 & 2 | Adult

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Hip Hop

This intense, high energy style of dance will leave you sweaty and ready to bust your moves on the dance floor! Fun choreography to today’s popular yet age appropriate music. Where technique meets SWAG.

Levels Available

Levels 1-6

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Tech

Dance Tech is a supplemental dance class for dancers to work on turns, leaps, stretching, and dance skills. This class is great for dancers looking to enhance their skills in their technique classes or for a performance team. Dance Tech will give dancers extra time on skills that are not focused in regular classes where dance foundation and technique is the primary focus. During Dance Tech the skills will be taught to the dancer properly and certain skills will need to be mastered before trying tricks, turns, leaps and stretches.

Levels Available

Levels 1-6

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Novice Ballet

Itty Bitty Ballet and Pre-Ballet are for our beginning youth dancers ages 3-6. These classes introduce basic ballet concepts, creative movement, rhythm and music, in a structured class setting. This class also helps to develop confidence and leadership for these little performers.

Child must be potty trained.

Levels Available

Preschool | Kindergarten (ages 3-6)

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Character

Character is the study of Russian Folk dance. This stylized dance style is a subdivision of Ballet. It has a European and Russian influence.

Levels Available

Intermediate | Advanced

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Pointe

Pointe technique relies heavy on a dancers ballet training. Pointe means the tip of the toe and therefore dancers are dancing up on their toes in pointe shoes. Due to the development of a young dancer, the studio director or pointe instructor advice when a student is ready for pointe.

Pre-Pointe class helps develop the strength in a dancers ankles and feet to get them ready to go en pointe.  

Levels Available

Pre-Pointe | Level 1-3 | Pre-Pointe & Pointe Adult

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Lyrical

One of the many dance styles under the umbrella of Jazz. This class takes movement and technique from both Jazz and Ballet to tell a story. Strong, emotional, and passionate; Lyrical helps connect the dancers to true feelings while dancing.

Levels Available

Levels 1-6 | Teen

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Modern

Modern expands on traditional ballet technique. It is a creation of movement to fit a dancers mood, feeling, and purpose. With a ballet base, a dancer can work to explore letting go, while maintaining technique.

Levels Available

Youth | Teen

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Dance Fit

Dance is a physical sport and art form, it demands a lot of our bodies and we want to make sure we take care of our bodies. Conditioning will do just that. This is a dancer based fitness class aimed to help condition a dancers body both with fitness and strength exercises. Cross training not only helps with preventing injuries, it strengthens the dancer's core and muscles to help with their training, tricks, leaps, turns, and technique.

Levels Available

Open

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Novice Tap

Novice Tap is an introductory dance class designed for preschool and kindergarten aged kids. Our class encourages students to explore movement, rhythm, and sounds through tap dancing while also fostering classroom discipline. This is the perfect way to introduce your child to the wonderful world of tap dancing.

Child must be potty trained.

Levels Available

Preschool | Kindergarten (ages 3-6)

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Variations

Variations class is the study of classical ballet dances or solo variations from ballets. These variations may include choreography from FMBallet's repertoire. Dancer's should be at an intermediate to advance level and will be en pointe for portions of the class.

Levels Available

Intermediate | Advanced

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Jazz

Jazz is an American dance form that includes fast paced movements to current popular and classical jazz music. A dancer will develop strong technique, flexibility, and confidence, while learning rhythm musicality.

Levels Available

Novice | Level 1-6 | Adult | Jazz Fusion

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Musical Theatre Jazz

Nail that next audition! Be confident with your dancing! Get ready for your school musical. Musical theatre dance is based around the style of Jazz. The class works not only on the classic Jazz style, but styles of dance seen on the Musical Theatre stage today. Music played during warm-up, progressions across the floor and the combination are from your favorite or undiscovered musicals.

Levels Available

Levels 1-6 | Teen 1 & 2

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Acro

Dance Acro is an exciting way to supplement your dance training. It combines elements of tumbling, tricks, and basic gymnastic skills to enhance training. Our expert instructors will help you develop your gymnastics skills so you can take your dancing to the next level.

Levels Available

Levels 1-6 | Teen 1 & 2

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Jazz Funk

Itty Bitty Ballet and Pre-Ballet are for our beginning youth dancers ages 3-6. These classes introduce basic ballet concepts, creative movement, rhythm and music, in a structured class setting. This class also helps to develop confidence and leadership for these little performers.

Levels Available

Preschool | Kindergarten (ages 3-6)

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Novice Jazz

Novice Jazz is a dance class designed to introduce young dancers to the exciting world of jazz dance. Our introductory jazz dance class provides a fun and supportive learning environment for preschool and kindergarten aged dancers to learn the basics of jazz dance technique and movement. With a focus on developing foundational skills, our novice jazz class is the perfect way to get your child started in the world of dance.

Levels Available

Preschool | Kindergarten (ages 3-6)

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