Dance Designs

Classes & Lessons

This upcoming year, Dance Designs is offering new pricing for all offered classes! To get all the latest up to date info, please call our studio!

In addition, we are offering a 5% Discount on your tuition for this upcoming dance year! Hurry in because this offer ends on July 31st!

MINI YOUTH PRETEEN JUNIOR TEEN ADULT OPEN
18 MOs – 7 YRs 7 – 11 YRs 10 – 13 YRs 11 – 15 YRs 13+ 17+ 10+
Toddler TimeRising Star IRising Star IITumble HopTap Ballet ITap Ballet II

Tap

Ballet*

Jazz*

Hip-Hop*

Acro*

Breakin’

Musical Theatre

Voice

Modern

Tap*

Ballet*

Jazz*

Lyrical*

Hip Hop*

Musical Theatre

Voice

Zumba

Acro

Tap

Jazz

Lyrical

Contemporary

Ballet

Musical Theatre

Voice

Zumba

Modern

Tap

Ballet

Jazz

Jazz Technique

Lyrical**

Contemporary

DaFunk

Hip Hop

Musical Theatre

Voice

Zumba

Jazz

Hip Hop

Ballet**

Musical Theatre

Voice

Zumba

Contemporary

Tap

Lyrical

Strength

Stretch

Ballet Technique**

Acro**

Pointe**

Pretoe

Ballet Intensive

Breakin’ Foundation

Hip Hop House

Hip Hop Freestyle Technique

Zumba

* Beginner & Intermediate classes offered.
** Beginner & Advanced classes offered.

 

Check out our 2017-2018 Class Schedule

 

TODDLER TIME

Toddlers and their parent/caregiver will share this fun introduction to the joy of movement. Children will explore up, down sideways, backward, under and over, with their bodies and move to the music. This is a fun way to heighten your child’s awareness and coordination.

 

RISING STAR

A special class for a special age! This delightful course introduces tap, ballet, tumbling, and creative movement through the use of music, props, and fun.  Rising Stars develop their attention spans and learn to work in a group while developing motor skills.  These dancers achieve better coordination and gain dance fundamentals in a class that emphasizes the fun and excitement of discovering the world through movement.

 

TUMBLE HOP

Young dancers looking to roll, jump, hop, and bend to current, appropriate music love Tumble Hop!  This introduction to dance and tumbling incorporates the fundamentals of gymnastics along with Hip Hop and Jazz dance in a fun, age-appropriate setting.  The fast-paced music really gets little bodies moving!

 

TAP/BALLET

This “combo” class combines ballet and tap.  The dancer will learn the basics of each technique and develop coordination.  These young dancers will learn the importance of taking turns and working together while having fun exploring dance.

 

JAZZ/HIP HOP

This “combo” class combines jazz and hip hop.  Dancers learn to move and groove to their favorite popular music while being exposed to jazz dance fundamentals.

 

BALLET/PRETOE/POINTE

Classical but by no means out of date; it is the foundation for all other styles of dance! Beautiful posture, flexibility, strength, and grace are results of Ballet.  This class teaches the discipline of Ballet while fostering a love of dance in the students.  Dancers must be enrolled in 2 ballet classes and have teacher approval to enroll in a pointe class.

 

TAP

Tap is a dance style that emphasizes quality of sound while moving through a gradual building of rhythms and tap phrases. This rhythmic execution of syncopated movement will enhance a dancer’s timing, rhythm and precision. In class, you will learn basic tap steps, which eventually progress into fancy footwork!

 

JAZZ

Contemporary jazz styles are taught within the course program including straight jazz, street jazz, urban/funk, stylized jazz, lyrical jazz, and musical theater/Broadway.  This is a fun way to cultivate flexibility, energy, expression, interpretation, strength and coordination.

 

JAZZ STUNTS/ACRO

In this class jazz dancers improve their leaps and turns while learning acrobatic and floor gymnastics skills.  Dancers work on flexibility and strength to master stunts that can be applied to dance, cheer, and gymnastics.  Dancers must be currently enrolled in a jazz class to enroll in a jazz stunts/acro class.

 

LYRICAL

This interpretive, highly emotional form of dance balances the technique of ballet and jazz. Lyrical is a very expressive form of dance that consists of movements designed to interpret the lyrics of a song. It is a beautiful, flowing form of dance.  Dancers must be currently enrolled in a ballet class to enroll in a lyrical class.

 

MODERN

Through this interpretive form of dance, students are encouraged to improvise as they explore the unique way their own bodies move to various types of accompaniment. It includes learning movements of the body efficiently and expressively.

 

CONTEMPORARY

A relative newcomer to the dance world, contemporary dance is exploding! This mix of jazz, lyrical, and modern dance uses classic techniques, strong movements, and heightened emotions to tell a story through dance.

 

HIP HOP 

This high-energy class uses the latest sounds in rap, R&B and pop music together with movements influenced by today’s hottest choreographers. Along with choreography, freestyle is included to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style.

 

DA FUNK 

A fusion class of jazz, hip-hop, and contemporary that incorporates rhythmic choreography, kicks, and turns.  Dance moves from the latest celebrities keeps students moving with music ranging from old-school to new.

 

BREAKIN’

“Breakin’” is one of the core elements of hip hop dance.  Popularized in the 1980’s, the form was developed on the streets of New York.  Learn everything from the basics of this exciting form to battling with a partner.