Dance with Me!

 (4 – 36 months with parent, *30 mins)

Dance with me is a parent/child class that introduces children to music and movement!

Shoe: White ballet or bare feet
Dress code: Leotards and tights of any color or comfortable clothing.

Creative Movement

(3 years old by September 1st, *30 mins)

This class introduces basic fundamentals of dance and is designed to enhance gross motor development, listening skills, musicality, and the use of our imaginations!

Shoe: So Danca SD70 White Ballet Shoe.   Boys: Black Bloch Ballet Shoe.
Dress code: Leotards and tights of any color. Hair must be up and secure. No jewelry. Boys may wear white fitted shirt, and black shorts or pants.

Preschool Combo

(4 years old by September 1st, *45 mins)

Students learn basic fundamentals of ballet and tap in a creative, fun, and nurturing atmosphere.

Shoes: So Danca SD70 White Ballet shoe, and TA35 Caramel So Danca Tap shoe.
              Boys: Black Bloch ballet shoe, and black tie tap shoe.
Dress code: Leotards and tights of any color. Hair must be up and secure. No jewelry. Boys may wear white    fitted shirt, and black shorts or pants.

Kinderdance

(5 years old by September 1st, *1 hour)

Basic fundamentals of ballet, tap, and introduction to jazz dance. Students learn musicality, coordination, and rhythm.

Shoes: So Danca SD70 White Ballet shoe, and TA35 Caramel So Danca Tap shoe.
              Boys: Black Bloch ballet shoe, and black tie tap shoe.
Dress code: Leotards and tights of any color. Hair must be up and secure. No jewelry. Boys may wear white fitted shirt, and black shorts or pants.

Primary Combo

(6 years old by September 1st, *1 hour)

Students learn musicality, flexibility, coordination, and terminology in ballet, jazz, and tap.

Shoes: So Danca SD70 White Ballet shoe, and TA35 Caramel So Danca Tap shoe.
              Boys: Black Bloch ballet shoe, and black tie tap shoe.
Dress code: Leotards and tights of any color. Hair must be up and secure. No jewelry. Boys may wear white fitted shirt, and black shorts or pants.

Jazz

(1 hour jazz/tap combo class or 1 full hour depending on level)

This class consists of warm-up, isolations, across the floor technique, and center choreography. Musicality, flexibility, coordination, and strengthening are focused elements in class. Dancers will also learn jazz terminology as well as the history of jazz. Styles of jazz include: Musical theatre, contemporary, lyrical, and modern jazz.

Ages 7-8 combo class:

Shoe: 981 Tan Bloch Jazz Boot.   Boys: Black Bloch Jazz Boot.
Dress code: Leotards and tights of any color. Jazz pants/shorts may be worn. Hair must be up. No jewelry. No t-shirts or tank tops.

Ages 9-10, 11 & up:

Shoe: Bloch 4951 Tan Jazz.   Boys: Black Bloch Jazz Boot.
Dress code: Leotards and tights of any color. Jazz pants/shorts may be worn. Hair must be up. No jewelry. No t-shirts or tank tops.

Tap

(1 hour jazz/tap combo class or 1 full hour depending on level) 

Tap class focuses on musicality, rhythmical sounds, and syncopated movements. Center warm-up, across the floor technique, and choreography to suitable music will be done in class. Both hoofer and Broadway style tap will be taught.

Ages 7-8 combo class:

Shoe: TA35 Caramel So Danca Tap shoe.   Boys: Black So Danca Tap shoe.
Dress code: Leotards and tights of any color. Jazz pants/shorts may be worn. Hair must be up. No jewelry. No t-shirts or tank tops.

Ages 9-10, 11 & up:

Shoe: Bloch Buckle Tap #302 Caramel.   Boys: Black So Danca Tap.
Dress code: Leotards and tights of any color. Jazz pants/shorts may be worn. Hair must be up. No jewelry. No t-shirts or tank tops.

Ballet

(Ages 7-8, 9-10, 11 & up, and Dance Teams, *1 hour)

Ballet is the foundation of dance. Posture, alignment, and placement are focused elements in class. The Vaganova method will be taught and class will consist of barre exercises, center work, and traveling progressions. Correct terminology and technique will be learned, as well as the history of ballet. Dancers in higher levels, who take at least 3 hours per week, may advance to pointe work at the discretion of the director. It is integral for all types of dancers to take ballet class, and is highly encouraged here at CJDA.

Shoe: 258 Pink Bloch Split Sole.   Boys: Black Bloch Split Soe.
Dress code: Black leotard, pink tights. Hair must be up secured in a bun. No jewelry. No skirts. Tight fitting sweaters may be worn in cold weather. Boys: White fitted t-shirt, black shorts.

Lyrical/Contemporary

(Ages 7-8, 9-10, 11 & up, and Dance Teams, *45-60 mins depending on level)

This class fuses together classical ballet, jazz, and modern technique. Students learn to tell a story and use their emotions. Ballet is required to take this class.

Shoe: Bloch Spin II #6395 Canvas
Dress code: Leotards and tights of any color.

Hip Hop

(Ages 4 and up, *45-60 mins depending on level)

Hip Hop primarily focuses on isolations, funk, and rhythmical movement performed to today’s popular music. Advanced levels will learn break dancing, popping and locking.

Shoe: Girls & Boys all ages/levels – All Black Studio Trainer 2
Dress code: Any comfortable dance attire: Jazz pants/capris, tank tops.

Acro

(Ages 4 and up, *45-60 mins depending on level)

Blends jazz dance with acrobatic skills. Students will learn tumbling skills while increasing flexibility, balance, strength, and coordination.

Dress Code: All ages/levels no shoes required. Leotard and dance shorts, or unitard. No jewelry.