Class Descriptions

Mommy & Me- A class for 18-24 month olds that involves singing, dancing and interaction through rhymes and musical play.  Mommy & Me can help stimulate your child’s curiosity about music and dance through a playful, educational and encouraging environment.  

 

Tiny Tots- A 45-minute creative movement class for 2-3 year olds.  Tiny Tots is a perfect introduction to early dance movements through educational exercises.  Class will promote spatial awareness and good listening skills.  Parent or guardian must be available in case of diaper accident.

 

Elite Tots- This is a 45 minute class for 2 ½-4 year olds and is designed to introduce coordination, balance and rhythm through song and simple dance movements.  Class is geared toward young first-timers and will introduce ballet, tap and acrobatics. Toddler must be starting potty training (dry diaper) or potty trained.

 

Kinderdance- What to do with your preschooler’s energy? This class is a continuation from Elite Tots or for the 4-5 year old that is interested in dance.  Class is an hour to help build on listening skills, improve motor skills and self-expression. Class includes introducing more ballet, technique, tap and acrobatics. 

Kinderdance 2- A class moving forward from Kinderdance or for 5/6 year olds. An hour class that introduces the barre for ballet and more skills and technique. Class includes tap and acro as well. 

 

Elite Combo- A one-hour class for 6/8 year olds that teaches both ballet/acro or ballet/jazz.  Designed to introduce more technique and terms to your little dancer.  Great class for those who want to continue/start ballet training while taking another genre of dance as well! Ballet portion will teach more positions, train at the barre and more skills/adagio.  

 

KinderCombo- An acro and hip-hop combo class for 4/5 year olds. Class works on tumbling skills and finishes with a fun hip-hop combination. 

Ballet- Ballet is the foundation for any dance discipline. This class is designed to instill grace and precision while implementing proper terms, technical steps and gestures set in intricate, flowing patterns. Class will include stretch, barre work, adagio, across the floor... 

 

Tap- Do you ever notice your feet tapping to the beat?  Maybe tap is for you!  At Elite Dance Center you will have a fun and upbeat class to help understand the rhythms of your tap shoes and to develop musicality.   

 

Jazz- Jazz is a fun style of dancing that’s suitable for all ages.  Different styles of jazz include Broadway, Street, Funky and more.  All styles will be instructed through upbeat combinations.  Class will incorporate technique such as leaps, turns, jumps and kicks.  Class will help with flexibility, individual strength and coordination. 

 

Acro- Acrobatics combines flexibility, coordination, strength and skill.  Class will teach students the fundamentals of gymnastics in a safe learning environment.  Levels are based on skill in order to challenge each individual.  

 

Lyrical- Lyrical is a combination of ballet, jazz and contemporary.   This style challenges the dancer to express themselves through movement in order connect with the music to tell a story.  Dancers will be challenged to increase flexibility and technical ability.

 

Hip-hop- Do you love the dancing in some of your favorite music videos, or popular TV shows?  Then come learn some attitude infused dance moves to the popular music trends.  Class will include a wide variety of hip-hop styles such as popping, locking, tutting, and breaking.  Students will have fun and increase stamina through warm ups, isolations and exciting choreography.  

Musical Theatre- Do you dream of being on Broadway! Musical Theater is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance. Class is perfect to prepare those who may have a future performing in their school play/musical or want to audition for community theater!

Contortion- A class that stresses flexibility of the body. A form of acrobatic display which involves the dramatic bending and flexing of the human body.

Elite Leaps/Turns and Tricks-  A great class for the serious dancer who wants to had more training. Class will teach more advanced skills such as fouettés. Requirements- 2+ technical experience, double pirouette minimum, must have leap and side leap.

Adult Sampler- Ever wanted to dance, or continue! Join the fun! The sampler is a fun class that teaches a different style each week. Styles include jazz, hip hop, lyrical, ballet, heels... Learn dance moves and burn calories while having a blast!