2016/2017 CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
We offer a variety of classes and levels for BOTH the RECREATIONAL DANCER and SERIOUS DANCER!!!
Ages 3 to Adult
Ballet . Pointe . Jazz . Tap . Contemporary
Musical Theatre . Conditioning for Dancers . Private Coaching
...as well as performance opportunities through our Pre-Professional/Professional Dance Company, Ballet Aviv.
Ballet/Tap Combination Class: - This program is recommended for all students in Intro to Dance. The Advancement program is designed to help further the development of coordination, listening skills, and motor skills as well as giving the student a better understanding of ballet vocabulary and technique through fun and exciting dance-related games and activities.
Ballet Technique: - Ballet is the foundation of all dance techniques. This program is designed to bring the dancer to a higher level in strength, flexibility, and awareness of proper body placement and technique. Challenging their abilityto pick up choreography and learn how to apply artistry to technique regardless of their previous ballet experience.
Contemporary/Jazz:- Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and ballet. Contemporary dance stresses versatility and improvisation, focusing on floorwork. Jazz classes focus on energetic and fun combinations and exercises, consisting of unique stylish moves, leaps and turns.
Musical Theatre: - Musical Theater classes combine the three disciplines of acting, singing and dance. Classes will focus on sections from famous plays such as “West Side Story”, “Bye, Bye Birdie”, “Cats”, and more...
Private Coaching: - Private Lessons are designed for one on one coaching for the student’s individual technical improvement. Highly recommended for accelerated technical and artistic growth, as well as self-confidence. Private coaching sessions are to supplement, not to replace regular classes. Please contact the office for scheduling.
RECREATIONAL BALLET CLASS (REC CLASS)- This is a non-performing ballet class designed for students interested in ballet classes for fun or strength, or for serious students interested in an additional ballet class to further develop their technique. Great for gymnasts and competition school dancers interested in taking extra ballet classes to help enhance and develop their training, technique, and artistry in an effort to gain a competitive advantage.
Adult Ballet Class/Open class:- This ballet class is designed for adults interested in ballet classes for fun and exercise. A great way to meet new friends and clear your mind from the stresses of daily life!