Dance with Me (2 year olds with parent)

(30 minutes) (2 years old by September 1st)

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

Shoe: White ballet or bare feet.
Dress code: Tights and leotards of any color and/or comfortable clothing.

Creative Movement

(45 minutes) (3 years old by September 1st)

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: 205 White Bloch Ballet Shoes. Boys: Black Block Ballet Shoe.
Dress code: Tights and leotards of any color. Tutus and skirts optional. Hair up and secure. No jewelry.

Preschool Combo

(1 hour) (4 years old by September 1st)

4 year olds learn basic fundamentals of ballet and tap in a creative, fun, and nurturing atmosphere.

Shoe: Ballet: 205 White Bloch Ballet Shoes. Boys: Black Block Ballet Shoe.
           Tap: TA35 Caramel So Danca Tap. Boys: Black tie tap shoe.
Dress code: Leotards and tights of any color. Hair up and secure. No jewelry.

Kinderdance

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

5 year olds learn basic fundamentals of ballet, tap, and are introduced to jazz dance. They learn musicality, coordination, and rhythm .

Shoe: Ballet: 205 White Bloch Ballet Shoes. Boys: Black Block Ballet Shoe.
           Tap: TA35 Caramel So Danca Tap. Boys: Black tie tap shoe.
Dress code: Leotards and tights of any color. Hair up and secure. No jewelry.

Primary Combo

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

6 year olds learn vocabulary, musicality, flexibility and coordination in ballet, jazz, and tap.

Shoe: Ballet: 205 White Bloch Ballet Shoes. Boys: Black Block Ballet Shoe.
           Tap: TA35 Caramel So Danca Tap. Boys: Black tie tap shoe.
Dress code: Leotards and tights of any color. Hair up and secure. No jewelry.

Acro

(45 minutes-1 hour depending on level) (Ages 4 and up)

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

Dress Code: Leotard and dance shorts or unitard. No tights. Bare feet. Hair up and secure, no jewelry.

Jazz

(1 hour combo class or 1 full hour depending on level) (Ages 7 and up)

This class consists of warm-up, isolations, across the floor technique, and center choreography. Musicality, flexibility, coordination, and strengthening are focused 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. Ballet technique in addition will help with a strong jazz execution.

(7-8 yr olds)

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.

(9 & 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 combo class or 1 full hour depending on level) (Ages 7 and up)

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.

(7-8 yr olds)

Shoe: TA35 Caramel So Danca Tap. Boys: Black So Dance 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.

(9 & up)

Shoe: Bloch Buckle Tap #302 Caramel. Boys: Black So Dance 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

(1 hour class or more) (Ages 7 and up)

Ballet is the foundation of dance. Posture, alignment, and placement are the elements most focused. The Vaganova method will be taught and class will consist of barre exercises, center work, and traveling progressions. Correct ballet vocabulary will be learned as well as the history of the beautiful art. Dancers in higher levels, that take at least 3 hours per week, may advance to pointe work at the discretion of the director. It is vital that all types of dancers 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.

Hip Hop

(45 minutes-1 hour depending on age.) (Ages 5 and up)

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

Shoe: Pastry Pop Tart Grid Sneaker – all black *BLACK SOLE* *High Top*
Dress code: Any comfortable dance attire: Jazz pants/capris, tank tops.

Contemporary/Lyrical

(45 minutes-1 hour depending on age/level) (Ages 9 and up)

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.