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We offer Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Show Choir, Lyrical, Contemporary, Belly Dance, and Fitness. Join us in the exciting world of dance for children, teens, and adults. Please contact us if you're interested in joining a class or, teaching a class.


Classes: Ballet/Pre-Ballet | Belly Dance | Contemporary Dance | Hip Hop/Hip Hop Heels/Bolly Hop/Pre Hip Hop | Broadway Jazz/Diva Jazz/Jazz/Lyrical/ | Tap |

Ballet
Class Description
Absolute Beginner Ballet
(teen/adult)

Are you new to ballet dance with little to no experience? Join us for our absolute beginner class and learn the basics to get you started! This class will introduce you to ballet terminology, basic ballet positions and steps. It's also designed to promote technique, strength, and flexibility in a welcoming and supportive environment.

Women: Black fitted T-shirt or cami, black leggings or black jazz pants or leotard and tights, black or pink ballet slippers. Chiffon ballet skirt is optional.
Men: Black or white t-shirt and black long shorts to knee or black jazz pants, black yoga /workout pants, black ballet slippers.

Beg./Int. Ballet
(teen/adult)

Drill fundamental ballet exercises without the pressure of learning complicated choreography. Work on strengthening and stretching all muscle groups to achieve a dancer’s body and ballet lines. Great for beginning dancers who want to learn the basics and develop proper ballet form. Also useful for intermediate and advanced dancers who want to focus on their technique.

Class format includes warm up and quick stretch, technique drills, floor work, stretching, break down a difficult ballet step and cool down.

Intermediate Ballet
(teen/adult)

Class will include both barre and centre work designed to facilitate proper technique that can be translated to other forms of dance.  Students will be asked to begin dancing at the barre, coordinating use of the entire body to express themselves.  Barre work will include strengthening exercises to improve batterie, pointe, grand allegro, and adagio.  Centre work will include adagio, petite and grand allegro, and turns and leaps traditionally performed by men.

Pre-Ballet
(3-6 yrs)

Through the structure of the class, children are supported in learning sequencing, turn-taking, problem-solving skills, impulse control, and cooperation. Your child will learn to understand and reproduce rhythm, be introduced to ballet technique explore creativity and imagination, and gain body and spatial awareness.
Wear: Girls should wear leotard (any style/any color) and tights, ballet shoes. Boys should wear fitted t-shirt and sweat pants or play pants and ballet shoes.

This class ill cover the fundamentals of classical ballet technique.
It is a more formal setting that will give students the discipline to mature as dancers. The importance of strength, flexibility, rhythm, musicality, and memorization will be stressed. Basics of performing will be introduced.

Ballet
(6-9 yrs)

This class ill cover the fundamentals of classical ballet technique. It is a more formal setting that will give students the discipline to mature as dancers. The importance of strength, flexibility, rhythm, musicality, and memorization will be stressed. Basics of performing will be introduced.

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BELLY DANCE
Class Description
Belly Dance
(teen/adult)

Beginning Belly Dance - Technique & Drills, Tuesday, 7:45 pm-9:00 pm
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This class will introduce students to the beautiful and elegant art form of Middle Eastern belly dance while building strength, flexibility and great muscle control. The class focuses on building basic belly dance vocabulary. Students will learn the proper posture, isolation techniques, essential moves and traveling steps, and simple dance combinations. Each class includes cardio and stretch warm-up and lots of drills - a good workout guaranteed!

Intermediate Belly Dance - Choreography & Performance, Tuesday, 9:00 pm-10:15 pm
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This class offers more challenge to students who already feel comfortable with belly dance essentials. Students are introduced to more difficult techniques, transitions between movements, layering, complex dance combinations and choreographies, props. Musical interpretation and performance skills will be taught as well. Students are encouraged to participate in group performance projects!

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CONTEMPORARY
Class Description
Contemporary Dance
(teen/adult)
Contemporary Dance fuses ballet, modern dance and it draws from other philosophies of movement that are outside the realm of classical dance technique. This style can be danced to almost any type of music, or united with other dance forms to create new styles of movement.

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PRE HIP HOP, HIP HOP & HIP HOP HEELS
Class Description
Beginning
Hip Hop
(teen/adult)
This class is designed for dancers with no prior experience and it includes a warm-up, hip hop progressions, and a short routine . The focus is placed mostly on style and loosely on technique.
Beg/Int
Hip Hop
(teen/adult)
Learn to dance like you see in the latest. music video clips. Students will learn technique, style and choreographed routine geared toward a dance concert. Selected dancers will be invited to perform in the Ariel Dance Productions' annual concert.

Beg/Int
Hip Hop Heels
(teen/adult)
Hip Hop Heels dance style is a fusion of street and sassy. This class is a fun, sexy, cheeky and high-energy workout, guaranteed to get your heart pumping and bring out your inner diva!. The class offers a warm up followed by a hot hip hop burlesque routine. Just bring your own sexy self and an attitude! High heels or jazz shoes can be worn.
Intermediate Hip Hop
(teen/adult)
A challenging Funk for your feet. The class covers street dance moves such as: hip hop, popping, locking, hitting, jamming to name a few. Don't be surprised if you find yourself being the center of attention the next time you are groovin' on the dance floor at your favorite club.
Pre-Hip Hop (4-7 yrs) This class serves as an introduction to hip hop dance for the younger student and it also covers basic tumbling and breakdancing.  Using games and music, the class focuses on rhythm, musicality and basic footwork. It is a great way to get kids moving!

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JAZZ (BROADWAY JAZZ, DIVA JAZZ, JAZZ, LYRICAL
Class Description
Beginning Diva Jazz Dance If you’ve been longing to release your inner goddess while learning your favorite Beyoncé,
J Lo, and other diva moves, join us in our flirty, fun, and fierce Diva Jazz class!  Our Diva Jazz cance class is perfect for those who want to add attitude to their dance while focusing on technique, jazz vocabulary and progressions. In addition, you'll learn fun moves that you can put to good use on the dance floor while getting fit at the same time!  
Beginning Broadway Jazz

Do you love musicals? Here's your chance to express a story or scene from a musical through dance. Vocal technique will not be taught. We'll be dancing to some of your favorite showtunes and songs from Broadway musicals and movies such as Perfect Pitch, Moana, La La Land, Chicago, Cabaret, etc. Jazz shoes and black jazz pants or Pilates pants, cami, T-shirt or leotard recommended.

Beginning-Intermediate Jazz
(teen/adult)
This class is for students with some background in dance, although not necessarily experience in jazz. Students will continue to work on technique, balance, strength, coordination, jumps, turns, and short combinations.
Intermediate Jazz
(teen/adult)

This is a high-energy class that focuses on warm-up, across the floor work, multiple turns, and complex dance combinations: Afro Jazz, Hip Hop, Funk, Lyrical, Musical Theater, and Traditional styles. Students can expect fun, high energy music, experienced teacher and a great workout!

Beginning Latin Jazz (teen/adult)

Latin jazz is a sensual, energetic, fun dance class that incorporates moves from jazz, cha-cha, salsa, mambo, afro-Cuban and more. Class includes a warm up, followed by isolation exercises and turn techniques plus a short choreography.

Lyrical
(teen/adult)

Lyrical dance style draws from ballet, jazz, contemporary and modern dance. This dance style dance is expressive, subtle, dynamic, and it focuses on conveying musicality and emotion through movement. It is a combination of intricate, highly technical, and pedestrian/naturalistic moves. It is commonly set to popular music with vocals as well as rich instrumental portions of a pop song.

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TAP
Class Description

BeginningTap (teen/adult)

The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun. The class includes warm ups, across the floor exercises and a short combination.

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