Offering Multiple Styles of Dance for all Ages!
Studio 1 offers many different styles of dance for all ages and ability levels. You will find that many of our teachers offer classes in the same discipline, allowing you to find the best teacher for your child! Combination classes are a great way for younger dancers to try different styles, as well as, keep them moving throughout class time. Trial classes are available!
18 mo-2 yrs
Mommy and Me Ballet/Creative Movement
Mommy and Me is for our youngest dancers ages 18months to 2 years old. In the class, moms/dads or other caregivers will participate in the class alongside their little dancer. During the class we will work together to sing songs, act out dances along with songs, follow directions, work on coordination and most importantly have FUN! This class is a great introduction to the wonderful world of dance and will help prepare your little one to one day take class on their own.
A 45 min class that introduces 3-4 year olds to the art of dance and spatial movement. Fun dance activities allow the dancer to explore his/her space through musical movement.
A 45 min Ballet/Creative Movement class designed for 3-4 year olds. Dancers will begin to learn basic Ballet technique while being introduce to spatial and musical movements.
A 1 hour long class targeted to ages 3-4 yrs. Basic dance steps are learned through fun and creative dance, especially designed for their age group. This quick moving class includes Tap, Baton, Ballet, and basic Tumbling on mats.
Continued Preschool Combination
A 1 hour long class for dancers ages 4-5 yrs. This "continued" preschool class allows children with dance experience the opportunity to build on their dance basics. This dance class also includes Tap, Baton, Ballet, and basic Tumbling on mats.
A 1 hour long class, which includes approximately 30 min of both Tap and Ballet training. Combination classes are a great way to introduce the various styles of dance to children ages 4-7. Various age groups and levels allow for personal advancement.
Jazz/Hip Hop Combination
A 1 hour long combination class that will introduce your dancers ages 6-8yrs to both basic jazz and hip hop movement. Various age groups and levels allow for personal advancement.
Ages 5 & up
Beginning Thru Advanced
This style of dance stresses academic technique developed through muscle strength, balance, control, and fluid movements. A theatrical work in which a choreographer has expressed his/her ideas in dancing to musical accompaniment.
Contemporary Dance is a genre of concert dance that uses methods found in modern dance, postmodern dance, as well as classical ballet. It draws on modern dance techniques including Horton, Graham, Bartenieff Fundamentals, Pilates and Yoga to gain core strength, flexibility, and energy flow. Contemporary has an emphasis on improvisation, partnering, and body awareness, allowing dancers personal freedom to explore and express oneself.
Considered a Street Dance style. Hip Hop can include, but is not limited to: Pop, Lock, Funk, Krumping, Jazz, and Break Dancing. It is a very upbeat and energetic form of popular dance today.
This dance style incorporates elements of various dance dialects, freedom of joint tension, and a conscious connection to space. Jazz dance emphasizes opposition, flexibility, and control of isolations.
A fluid style of dance incorporating classical ballet, modern dance, and jazz technique. Lyrical allows the dancer to express his/her own emotions while interpreting the lyrics and/or mood of the music.
Musical Theater or "Broadway" Dance is jazz based but is more 'character' or style focused rather than technique based. Broadway music is typically used, as well as props, singing/lip syncing to create a Musical Production.
The tip of the toe. The blocked toe Pointe Shoe allows dancers to achieve great feats of virtuosity balanced on the tips of their toes. Designed only for the Advanced Ballet dancer, ages 12 and up.
The style of dance where syncopated sounds are created with the toe and heel using tap shoes. Traditional, Broadway, Contemporary, and Rhythm styles are incorporated to enrich the tap dancer.