PRINCESS ACADEMY (3,4,5 YEAR OLDS)
Our Princess Academy is a program that is designed specifically for our young dancers. This program engages dancers to learn appropriate terminology in a fun and creative way! Our Princess Academy classes include “Tutu Cuties” (Ages 3/4) and “Fairytale Dance” (Ages 4/5.) Dancers will be introduced to beginning ballet and tap movement. Princess Academy classes are a great way for dancers to try multiple styles while meeting new friends and having fun! During this class, students will develop basic fundamental skills, dance terminology, creative movement, and gain flexibility. A graduation ceremony and personalized graduation certificate will conclude this season.
TUMBLE AND TWIRL (3,4,5 YEAR OLDS)
Your dancer will learn tumbling skills on a mat in a safe, structured environment. This class will help your dancer increase strength and flexibility while working on their motor skills from a different perspective!
BALLET CLASS (KINDERGARTEN-12TH GRADE):
As the foundation of all dance, Ballet emphasizes precision, balance and strong technique. Ballet helps to develop poise, grace, proper alignment and posture, technique, control, and flexibility. Ballet class will include stretching, barre work, class etiquette, ballet technique and ballet choreography.
TAP CLASS (KINDERGARTEN-12TH GRADE):
Tap is an American made dance form that focuses on the energetic rhythm, musicality and strength. Tap is designed to help develop coordination in the ankles and feet. Our Tap Classes incorporate “Broadway” and “Rhythm” style tap dancing.
JAZZ (KINDERGARTEN-12TH GRADE):
We provide our students with all different forms of jazz. These classes are popular with all ages. Jazz focuses on isolations, flexibility, rhythm, leaps, and turns. Emphasis is placed on proper technique, alignment, and posture. Jazz students benefit from the knowledge of ballet, and we strongly encourage our students to incorporate ballet into their dance schedule.
LYRICAL/CONTEMPORARY (2nd GRADE-12th GRADE):
Lyrical/Contemporary is a form of dance that gives students the opportunity for self-expression, while finding a connection to music and choreography. The dancer will explore movement, space, rhythm, and creativity. Dancers will grow their technique as well using their creativity.
HIP-HOP (3RD-12TH GRADE):
Hip-Hop is an upbeat and high-energy class. Beginner and experiences dancers are encouraged to join! Age appropriate music is selected for each level. It is a very energetic form of dance that can be choreographed or improvised.
TUMBLING (AGES 4+):
Tumbling is comprehensive gymnastics training from beginners to advanced, in all aspects of floor tumbling. This includes cartwheels, round-offs, walkovers, handsprings, intricate passes, aerials, and much more. Tumbling classes are great for improving motor skills, flexibility, strength, fitness, and self-esteem.
PROGRESSIVE PROGRAM (4TH GRADE & Up):
At Heather’s Dance we strive to nurture and cultivate the next generations’ artist through dance of all genres. The Progressive Program is an invitation only program for those dancers who show desire, ability and commitment and passion in their dance practice. Progressive Program classes meet multiple times a week, require year around training, and are evaluated several times a year by our instructors. This program includes all different styles of dance.