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We offer Combo (ballet/jazz), Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, Competition Tech Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Broadway Jazz, and Singing. 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 |Contemporary Dance | Hip Hop/Hip Hop Heels/| Jazz/BroadwayJazz/Lyrical | Tap | Singing

Ballet
Class Description
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.
This class will 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.

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.



Ballet
(6-9 yrs)

This class will 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. Wear: leotard, tights, chiffon skirt optional), pink or black ballet shoes..

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)

This class is designed to help dancers develop flexibility and strength through deep stretching and body conditioning. Strong muscles are vital for protecting the body and improving dance skills.

Dancers will develop skills in all technical aspects of jazz dance. You'll learn how to execute more difficult turns, leaps, chaines, axle turns, grand jete leaps (front and 2nd), pique turns, fouettes, a la seconde turns, C jumps, scissor leaps, and more complicated footwork and combinations.

Movement is age-appropriate while continuing to build a repertoire of steps and progressions that will be used for a routine at competitions.

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.

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COMBO - BALLET/JAZZ
Class Description
Ballet/Jazz (6-9 yrs)

This combo class is designed to help young dancers build ballet and jazz vocabulary. Class focuses on posture, feet and arm placement, and introduction to basic ballet & jazz steps.



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CONTEMPORARY
Class Description
Beginning-Intermediate 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.

Women: fitted T-shirt or cami, black leggings or black jazz pants or leotard and tights, foot undies or go barefoot.
Men: Black or white t-shirt and black long shorts to knee or black jazz pants, black yoga /workout pants and go barefoot.


Beginning-Intermediate Contemporary Jazz
(teen/adult)
This class will offer movements and stretches from both jazz and contemporary technique. Dancers will explore a cross-over of sharp and flowing material while gaining strength in dance basics. Be ready to move to a variety of popular, indie, and alternative music!

Women: fitted cami or leotard, black leggings or black jazz pants. foot undies or go barefoot.
Men: Black or white t-shirt and black long shorts to knee or black jazz pants, black yoga /workout pants and go barefoot.

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Pre HIP HOp/HIP HOP/HIP HOP HEELS
Class Description
Pre Hip Hop (5-7 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!

Wear: fitted t-shirt, leggings, shorts or sweat pants and athletlic shoes.


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.

Wear: For men, t-shirt, basketball shorts or workout pants and clean athletic shoes. For ladies, cami or leotard, jazz/Pilates/Yoga pants and clean athletic shoes.


Beginning-Intermediate
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.

Wear: For men, t-shirt, basketball shorts or workout pants and clean athletic shoes. For ladies, cami or leotard, jazz/Pilates/Yoga pants and clean athletic shoes.


Beginning-Intermediate
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.

Wear: cami or leotard, jazz/Pilates/Yoga pants and clean athletic shoes or ankle booties.

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JAZZ, BROADWAY JAZZ, COMPETITIION TECH JAZZ, LYRICAL
Class Description
Beginning-Intermediate Broadway Jazz
(teen/adult)

Students will focus on the fundamentals of jazz technique along with building strength, flexibility, and performance skills. After a warm up and across the floor exercises students will learn a combination from the Musical Theatre repertoire and work on implementing technique and storytelling into each new combination. Students will focus on the fundamentals of jazz technique along with building strength, flexibility, and performance skills. After a warm up and across the floor exercises students will learn a combination from the Musical Theatre repertoire.


Wear: For women, cami or leotard, jazz/Pilates/Yoga pants and jazz shoes.
For, men, t-shirt, basketball shorts/workout pants and black jazz shoes.


Competition Tech Jazz
(teen/adult)

This class is designed to help dancers develop flexibility and strength through deep stretching and body conditioning. Strong muscles are vital for protecting the body and improving dance skills!

Dancers will develop skills in all technical aspects of jazz dance. You'll learn how to execute more difficult turns, leaps, jumps, and more complicated footwork and combinations.

Movement is age-appropriate while continuing to build a repertoire of steps and progressions that will be used for a routine at competitions.

Wear: For men, t-shirt, basketball shorts/workout pants and black jazz shoes. For women, cami or leotard, jazz/Pilates/Yoga pants and jazz shoes.


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 combinations.

Wear: For men, t-shirt, basketball shorts/workout pants and black jazz shoes. For women, cami or leotard, jazz/Pilates/Yoga pants and jazz shoes.


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!

Wear: For men, t-shirt, basketball shorts/workout pants and black jazz shoes. For women, cami or leotard, jazz/Pilates/Yoga pants and jazz shoes.


Beginning-Intermediate Lyrical Dance (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.
Wear: cami or leotard, jazz/Pilates/Yoga pants and jazz shoes.

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TAP
Class Description

Tap (6-9 yrs)

Students will learn basic tap steps, explore rhythm and timing, and a small combo.

Wear:
Girls: leggings, leotard, black tap shoes. Hair MUST be pulled away from face.
Boys: Any color, loose fitted shorts or long pants. black Tap Shoes.

Beginning Tap (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.

Wear: For men, t-shirt, workout pants and black jazz shoes. For women, cami or leotard, jazz/Pilates/Yoga pants and tap shoes.

 

Intermediate Tap (teen/adult)

Students will learn time steps, clogs, tap terminology, and rhythms through more intricate steps and advanced combinations. More emphasis will be placed on intermediate turns, jumps, and tricks.  

Wear: For men, t-shirt, workout pants and black jazz shoes. For women, cami or leotard, jazz/Pilates/Yoga pants and tap shoes.

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SINGING
Class Description
Singing for
All Levels
(teen/adult)

Learn how to sing and express yourself with confidence. Improve your range, strength, and connection with songs.

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