CLASS DESCRIPTIONS- & ATTIRE

Dance Class

FUNDAMENTALS 1

ages 2-3 Years

Classes include ballet/jazz, hip hop tots, tap, rhythm, creative movement. The perfect introduction to dance and a fun learning environment. These 30 minutes classes and are designed to strengthen young bodies by developing coordination, flexibility and self-confidence.

ATTIRE: Girls - Light blue DCE leotard, Tights: pink, white or black; Ballet shoes: pink, black or white; Hair: pulled away from face; Boys- Light blue or white DCE t-shirt, black sweatpants or shorts, a white tee-shirt, and black ballet slippers or socks.

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FUNDAMENTALS 2

ages 4-5 Years

Classes include ballet/jazz, hip hop, tap, and rhythm. A comprehensive dance class for our toddlers. These introductory program exposes young children to different types of movement, to help them work on large and small motor skills, all to fun and interactive music.  

ATTIRE: Girls - Pink DCE leotard, Tights: pink, white or black; Ballet shoes: pink, black or white; Hair: pulled away from face; Boys- Pink or white DCE t-shirt, black sweatpants or shorts, a white tee-shirt, and black ballet slippers or socks.

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ELEMENTARY BALLET/JAZZ

ages 6-12 Years

Ballet uses classical music to allow dancers to move gracefully and gently. Classes begin with a “barre” warm up where the dancers practice a set of technique exercises.  Dancers learn ballet and jazz vocabulary and the foundational skills for many other dance genres.

ATTIRE: Girls - Burgundy DCE leotard, Tights: pink, white or black; Ballet shoes: pink, black or white; Hair: pulled away from face; Boys- Burgundy or white DCE t-shirt, black sweatpants or shorts, a white tee-shirt, and black ballet slippers or socks.

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ELEMENTARY HIP HOP

ages 6-12 Years

This class serves as an intro to hip hop dance. Our Hip Hop class uses kid friendly hip hop, rap, or pop music. Using games and music, the class focuses on rhythm, musicality and basic footwork.

ATTIRE: Girls/Boys- Burgundy or white DCE T-shirt, black joggers, jazz pants, and black jazz shoes or boots. or jazz sneakers, or clean street sneakers.

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ELEMENTARY TUMBLING BASICS/CHEER

ages 6-12 Years

New students learn the fundamentals of pom, tumbling, acro, and jazz in fun, age-appropriate programs that focus on establishing a strong foundation.

ATTIRE: Girls - Burgundy DCE leotard, Tights: pink, white or black; Ballet shoes: pink, black or white; Hair: pulled away from face; Boys- Burgundy or white DCE t-shirt, black sweatpants or shorts, a white tee-shirt, and black ballet slippers or socks.

Hip Hop Class

TEEN HIP HOP

ages 13-18 Years

Our Teen Hip Hop class is an intermediate level that requires high-energy infusing street dancing, breaking, popping and locking, and commercial dance. Classes build confidence by encouraging students to bring their own individual style and personality to the movements.

ATTIRE: Girls/Boys- Black or white DCE T-shirt, black joggers, jazz pants, and black jazz shoes or boots. or jazz sneakers, or clean street sneakers.

Modern Dance Leap

TEEN BALLET/JAZZ

ages 13-18 Years

This contemporary class is a hybrid of ballet, jazz, and modern. It uses the technique exercises that dancers practice during barre. These exercises are typically done in the center of the room to build core strength.

ATTIRE: Girls/Boys - Black DCE leotard or t-shirt, Black tights or dance pants, Lyrical shoes or bare, feet; Hair: pulled away from face, black coverups.

Kids with Capes

HIP HOP HEROES & CHAMPIONS FOOTPRINT

Elementary to High School

HIP HOP HEROES is our hip hop inspired FREE class for students with special needs.

CHAMPIONS FOOTPRINT is our after school program beginning fall of 2022.

ATTIRE: Anything you are comfortable moving in!

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ADULT CLASSES

ages 18 and up

Dance Champions Elite Training Center offers adult classes in levels for both new and experienced dancers. Unlike many other studios, these classes are true “adult only” classes and are limited to dancers ages 16 and up. Whether you're new to dance or you danced for years as a child and want to get back out on the floor, we have a program for you. 

ATTIRE: Anything you are comfortable moving in!