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2019-20 Class Schedule

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Giggle & Groove classes for ages 3-5

Creative Movement

new ages 3 & 4/experienced 4s        1-2 year program        45 minute weekly class        1 recital dance 

Our introductory program for pre-school students, this class develops coordination, basic motor skills, musical awareness, and listening skills while helping students tap into their natural creativity in a stress free and fun environment. Boys and girls gain a sense of joy and accomplishment while learning how to be in a dance classroom. Sharing this positive experience with their peers, students gain an understanding of teamwork that positively benefits and influences their everyday lives. Basic ballet and tap dance skills are combined with songs, games, and movement skills to engage the students’ attention and imagination in class.

     2019-20 Creative Movement Classes:      Tuesday 3:30-4:15pm          Friday 4:00-4:45pm          Saturday 9:00-9:45am

KinderCombo 

new age 5/experienced 4 & 5s        1-2 year program        1 hour weekly class        2 recital dances

In our KinderCombo, children learn correct ballet technique and vocabulary, body alignment through center and floor work, develop a sense of rhythm and musicality through the basics of tap dance and are also introduced to the razzamatazz of jazz dance. KinderCombo continues to build classroom skills and teamwork, utilizing songs, games and lesson plans to encourage creativity and the joy of movement. 

     2019-20 KinderCombo Classes:     Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm          Friday 5:00-6:00pm         Saturday 10:00-11:00am 

Let's Dance! Classes for ages 5-8

Pre-Ballet

new ages 6 & 7/experienced ages 5-7    2-3 year program        45 minute weekly class        1 recital dance

Pre-Ballet introduces our budding ballerinas and danseurs to the ballet barre in addition to centre and traveling technique. Use of breath, head and eye movements and full body coordination are encouraged. Students become part of a centuries old tradition through this Cecchetti-based program, learning proper technique and vocabulary.

     2019-20 Pre-Ballet Classes:     Monday 4:00-4:45pm         Wednesday 4:00-4:45pm          Thursday 4:30-5:15pm 

Pre-Jazz/Tap

new ages 6 & 7/experienced ages 5-7    2-3 year program        45 minute weekly class        1 recital dance

Students in Pre-Jazz/Tap are introduced to the beginning fundamentals of Broadway-style jazz and tap in this 2 year program. In jazz, we explore the concepts of isolation, opposition and using the upper and lower body in unison. Tap work focuses on rhythm development and musicality while learning how to use the 2 parts of the tap shoe independently. The recital dance alternates between jazz and tap each year.   A ballet class is highly recommended in conjunction with Pre-Jazz/Tap.

     2019-20 Pre-Jazz/TapClasses: Monday 34:45-5:30pm         Wednesday4:45-5:30pm          Thursday 5:15-6:00pm

Hip-Hop ages 5-8

new & experienced ages 5-8        2-4 year program        45 minute weekly class        1 recital dance

In Hip-Hop ages 5-7, children are introduced to the exciting world of hip-hop dance through exercises, games and activities. Basic movement elements are also included to aid in muscle and coordination development, as well as help with overall technique and musicality. This program builds classroom skills and teamwork utilizing songs, games and lesson plans to encourage creativity and the joy of movement to upbeat, contemporary pop music. A ballet class is highly recommended in conjunction with Hip-Hop ages 5-7.

     2019-20 Hip-Hop ages 5-7 Classes:     Tuesday 4:00-4:45pm          Saturday 10:00-10:45am 

AcroDance ages 5-8

new & experienced ages 5-8        2-4 year program        45 minute weekly class        1 recital dance

AcroDance ages 5-8 is our entry level acrobatics class for young children. AcroDance combines beginner tumbling skills such as somersaults, headstands and cartwheels with basic dance movements. This class is great for strength-building and development of full-body coordination. A ballet class is highly recommended in conjunction with AcroDance.

     2019-20 AcroDance ages 5-8 Classes:     Tuesday 4:45-5:30pm.          Saturday 11:00-11:45am

Get Up & Move! Classes for Beginners ages 8 & up

Elementary 1 Classes 

new ages 8-9/experienced ages 7-9    2-4 year program        1 hour weekly class    1 recital dance per class

Our Elementary 1 program continues on theory and skills introduced in our previous levels and is an entry point for children ages 8-9 that are looking to begin their dance journey. Using a traditional classroom structure, focus is on development and correct execution of technique and proper dance vocabulary and  rhythm development.

     2019-20 Elementary 1 Classes:

          Elementary 1 Ballet:     Monday 4:30-5:15pm          Wednesday 4:30-5:15pm          Friday 4:45-5:30pm

          Elementary 1 Jazz:      Wednesday 4:45-5:30pm          Friday 5:30-6:15pm

          Elementary 1 Tap:  Wednesday 5:30-6:15pm          Friday 6:15-7:00pm

         Elementary 1 Hip-Hop:     Tuesday 5:30-6:15pm          Saturday 11:45am-12:30pm

          Elementary 1 Modern: Monday 5:15-6:00pm

          AcroDance ages 5-8:     Tuesday 4:45-5:30pm.         Saturday 11:00-11:45am

Elementary 2 Classes

new ages 10+/experienced ages 9+    2-4 year program        1 hour weekly class    1 recital dance per class

Elementary 2 classes continue to advance technique and theory learned in previous levels while building core strength and developing performance quality. These advanced beginner classes are the entry point for older students, ages 10 and up, and set the stage for future growth in our Intermediate and Senior levels. 

     2019-20 Elementary 2 Classes

          Elementary 2 Ballet:     Wednesday 6:00-7:00pm          Thursday 4:00-5:00pm

          Elementary 2 Jazz:     Friday 5:30-6:30pm

          Elementary 2 Tap:     Friday 6:30-7:30pm

          Elementary 2 Hip-Hop:     Wednesday 7:00-8:00pm          Saturday 10:45-11:45

          AcroDance ages 9+:     Saturday 12:00-1:00pm

Classes for Experienced Students ages 11 & up

Our classes for experienced students are designed to provide an outlet for students ages 11 and up who would like to continue their passion for dance. Studio North Dance Arts provides students with the highest quality dance training, allowing tweens and teens to reach their fullest potential. These classes provide open opportunities to dance for boys and girls ages 11 through 19. Our experienced program allows dancers to explore the fundamental teachings of the three classical genres: ballet, tap and jazz, while modern, acroDance and hip-hop provide the opportunity to explore more contemporary forms of dance. Students are placed in classes based on their age and experience, and are continually evaluated by our faculty to insure proper placement. In an environment that builds self-esteem and confidence, parents are assured their child will develop necessary life tools that extend far beyond the classroom. A weekly ballet class is recommended for dancers in all disciplines to aid in development of technique, musicality and stage presence.

Intermediate Classes

experienced ages 11+ with a minimum of 2 years Elementary 2 experience & teacher recommendation

2-4 year program        1 hour weekly class    1 recital dance per class

Intermediate classes build on the skill and theory foundations set in Elementary 2 classes in an inclusive and encouraging setting designed to meet the individual needs and goals of  each student.

  2019-20 Intermediate Classes

          Intermediate Ballet:     Tuesday 6:15-7:30pm

         Intermediate Jazz:     Friday 6:30-7:30pm

          Intermediate Tap:     Friday 7:30-8:30pm

          Intermediate Hip-Hop:     Monday 6:00-7:00pm

          Intermediate Modern:     Monday7:00-8:00pm

          AcroDance ages 9+:      Saturday 12:00-1:00pm

Senior Classes

experienced ages 13+ with a minimum of 2 years Intermediate experience & teacher recommendation

2-6 year program        1 hour weekly class    1 recital dance per class Senior classes allow experienced teen students to work on technique within their own peer group; skills are presented on multiple levels to allow each student to find success, joy and achievement through movement.

     2019-20 Senior Classes

          Senior Ballet:     Tuesday 6:15-7:00pm

          Senior Jazz:     Wednesday 5:00-6:00pm

          Senior Tap:     Wednesday 6:00-7:00pm

          Senior Hip-Hop:     Monday 7:00-8:00pm

          Senior Modern:     Monday 6:00-7:00pm

          AcroDance ages 9+:     Saturday 12:00-1:00pm

By Invitation Only (BIO) Classes for ages 8 & up

Dancers that excel technically with the passion, dedication and desire to pursue more serious dance training are selected by teachers through in-class evaluation.  Dancers invited to participate in these programs are required to maintain at least 4 classes a week, including a minimum of two ballet classes (two ballet classes and two pointe classes are required for pointe study). Disciplines offered include ballet, jazz, tap, modern, pointe and hip-hop. Classes provide a strong and diverse foundation for these young dance artists. Registration in these classes is by teacher invitation/recommendation only.

     2019-20 BIO Classes

          BIO Ballet 8:     Saturday 11:00am-12:00pm

          BIO Ballet 10:     Saturday 9:45-11:00am

          BIO Ballet 12:     Thursday 6:00-7:15pm

          BIO Ballet 14:     Tuesday 4:30-5:45pm

          BIO Ballet 15:     Thursday 6:00-7:15pm

          BIO Ballet 16:     Tuesday 6:45-8:00pm

          BIO Pre-Pointe:     Tuesday 7:30-8:30

          BIO Pointe:     Tuesday 5:45-6:45pm          Tuesday 8:00-9:00         Thursday 7:15-8:15pm

          BIO Jazz 15:     Wednesday 7:00-8:00pm

          BIO Tap 15:     Wednesday 8:00-9:00pm

          BIO Modern 15:     Monday 8:00-9:00pm