TapCome dance the rhythm! Students in the beginning-level class will learn and practice the basics of tap technique; the continuing level will teach more complex rhythms and steps.
AcroClasses focus on the skill of flexibility, control and strength training. Beginners will learn handstands, forward rolls and cartwheels. Aerial work and handsprings are incorporated in the more advanced Acro classes.
Modern/JazzModern and jazz dance are less formal than ballet, but still emphasize proper alignment and technique. No experience needed for the beginning class; one or more years of training recommended for advanced beginning.
BalletBallet is considered the foundation of dance. Our instructors teach proper placement, alignment, balance, technique and control. These elements will be used in all forms of dance. Our students focus on improving strength, control, as well as body positioning in barre and center work. The students also learn the vocabulary and terminology of Ballet.
PointePointe is offered to those students who have mastered the knowledge and technique of ballet and are ready for the next level. Strength and control are extremely important in this dance form. Instructor approval is necessary.
Lyrical/ContemporaryThis contemporary lyrical class is based in ballet and modern dance. The unique choreography is fluid and organic, often using emotion to motivate the movement. The class emphasizes artistry and musicality, while it challenges the dancer to move in new, unconventional ways. Some prior training needed for continuing class.
Hip-HopThese classes teach a fast-paced, high-energy "MTV-style" dance. After a short warm-up, class will focus on learning aerobic dance combinations done to "pop" and hip-hop music. Our hip hop classes include fresh, innovative choreography influenced by the latest street dance trends. Wear sneakers and be prepared to sweat!
Drill Team PrepDrill Team Prep is a fun active class for girls of middle to high school age. The class starts with a long stretch which focuses on flexibility for kicks and splits. Students will learn proper kick technique and dance jazz technique. They will learn different choreography week to week which consists of Kick, Jazz, and Hip Hop.
Company DancersClasses are strictly for those dancers who have a passion for dance and want to take it to the next level ! Dancers perform in a variety of shows throughout the year as well as compete with their dances in the Spring. The DI staff places higher expectations on the Company Dancers in and out of the studio. Please email the studio at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more!
Mini: 2-5 yrs of age (Must be potty trained)
Jr: K thru 5th grade
PreTeen: 3rd thru 7th grade
Teen: 6th grade and up
Sr: 9th grade and up
Beg: New to a dance
Int: 2+ years experience
Adv: by placement only
Age and level are for guidelines only. All students will be evaluated by our teachers to
ensure proper placement.