WHAT IS BALLET?
A classical form of dance focusing on proper body alignment and fluid movement. Barre, center floor, and across the floor progressions are all used to develop proper ballet technique. Ballet is the foundation upon which most dance forms are based.
BENEFITS: Grace, poise, discipline, strength, flexibility
WHAT IS JAZZ?
This fun class combines upbeat, stylized movement with proper technique. Jazz dance is based on ballet principles with each class consisting of a warm-up using isolated movements, across the floor progressions, and current choreography all set to age appropriate music.
BENEFITS: Self confidence, coordination, strength, flexibility, endurance
WHAT TO WEAR: Dancers will need any color or style dance wear of their choice (leotard, tights, skirt, dress, leggings), ballet or jazz shoes required. Hair pulled back away from their face. Boys may wear comfortable clothing they can move in. (black basketball shorts, white t-shirt or tank top) ballet shoes required.