Class Descriptions

Summer Class Descriptions

Summer Classes

Tiny Tots ages 2-3

An introduction to Ballet & Tap; benefits for your little one include gaining body awareness, learning basic motor skills, becoming accustomed to a classroom setting and learning the joy of expression through movement.

Little Stars ages 4-5

Ballet & Tap; age-appropriate technique is introduced or expanded upon. Emphasis is placed on musical awareness, sequencing and refining motor skills.

Combo 1 ages 6-7

Ballet & Tap; age-appropriate technique is continued and emphasis is also placed on intricate and detailed choreography. Turning and leaping are introduced at this level.

Combo 2 ages 7-8

Ballet, Tap & Jazz; Age-appropriate technique is continued for ballet and tap; jazz technique is introduced. Detailed choreography is continued and emphasis is also placed upon musicality, spatial awareness and sequencing.

Combo 3 & 4 ages 9-12

Ballet, Tap & Jazz combination class; Age-appropriate technique is continued and expanded upon; dancers will master a specific skill set that will continue to develop his or her technical skills along with creativity.

Teen Combo ages 13+

This class is great for the teen dancer with none or minimal dance experience. They will be introduced to 3 genres during this class...Ballet, Tap and Jazz!

Hip Hop 1 ages 7-9

Hip Hop 2 ages 10-12

Learn one of the most current dance styles and the latest dance moves done to popular music. Note, careful attention is paid to music selection & age-appropriate moves.

Musical Theatre Levels 1-3 ages 5+

This class concentrates on a combination of Broadway style dance technique & acting skills. A Jazz class or a Combo class is STRONGLY recommended to take in conjunction with Musical Theatre as it will greatly heighten each student’s success in the class.

ACRO ages 6+

This class combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. Your child will be learning tumbling skills that will take their dancing to the next level. We are an Acrobatic Arts Certified Studio – meaning Stars in Motion follows the Acrobatic Arts syllabus which focuses on the 5 core areas of flexibility, strength, balancing, limbering, and tumbling – and the skills are all safely taught in the correct progressions! The teachers are also Acrobatic Arts Certified in safety, spotting techniques, and teaching techniques – so that your child has fun while progressing safely with solid technique!

LEVEL CLASSES (AGES 8+)

Ballet 1-4ages 8+

Classes stress correct technique, terminology and proper alignment. The objective of these classes is to create a beautiful combination of flexibility and strength which will enhance your dancer’s performance quality.

Pointe (Permission Required)ages 12+

Participation in this class is permitted through invitation/permission of the instructor only. The students in this class must demonstrate solid technique and attend regular ballet classes two days a week. The curriculum will consist of exercises to help students safely build the strength and alignment necessary for pointe work.

Tap 1-4 ages 8+

Emphasis is placed upon clean and clear sounds, musicality and style. Combinations become faster and more intricate as one advances through the levels.

Jazz 1-4 ages 8+

Classes include stretching, isolations, turning, leaping and across the floor patterns and combinations. New steps are taught and combinations become more complex as your dancer progresses through the levels.

Lyrical 1-4ages 8+

A fusion of jazz, ballet and modern dance steps where emphasis is placed upon dramatic movement and expression. Ballet is STRONGLY recommended to take in conjunction with lyrical as it will greatly heighten each student’s success in the class.

Summer Workshops

Hip Hop ages 7-9 ages 10-12

Learn one of the most current dance styles and the latest dance moves done to popular music. Note, careful attention is paid to music selection & age-appropriate moves.

V.I.P. Camp ages 7-9

Description coming soon

Choreography & Improvisation ages 10+

Description coming soon

Audition Prep Rising 8th Graders & Up!

Description coming soon

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