Classes & Dress Code

CLASSES AND DRESS CODE

 

CHILDRENS COMBO DANCE PROGRAM (Ages 3-6)

1 hour class for 1 day a week

This is a fun and interactive class for the younger dancer. The classes are divided into age categories: 

3-4 years: Baby Ballerinas

4-5 years: Twinkle Toes

5-6 years: Sparkling Stars

These dancers are taught the basic steps and positions of Ballet, Tap and Tumbling. The program is designed to enhance their memory, coordination and listening skills.

REQUIRED DRESS:

*Any color / style leotard

*Dance skirt or tutu (optional)

*Pink or tan tights

*Pink ballet slippers and black buckle tap shoes

 

CLASSICAL BALLET (Ages 7 & up)

1 hour to 1.5 hour class

Ballet is the basis of all dance forms. These classes offer a more intensive study of ballet. Students will work on technique at the barre and center floor. They will also work on turns, jumps and leaps. The class finishes with choreography.

REQUIRED DRESS:

*Black leotards

*Chiffon skirts

*Pink footed tights

*Pink ballet slippers

 

MUSICAL THEATER (Ages 7-10)

1 hour class

This is an introduction to jazz by offering the student a chance to be creative. We use music from Broadway musicals and movies to introduce acting through dance. They will learn basic technique, turns, jumps, stretches and choreography.

REQUIRED DRESS:

*Any color / style of dance wear (leotards, leggings, jazz pants, dance shorts, or tank tops)

*Black jazz shoes

*Tan tights

 

JAZZ (Ages 11 - up)

1 hour class

Technique is thoroughly stressed in jazz. Classes are composed of a complete warm up and stretch in center floor, progressions and turns across the floor and ending in choreography.

REQUIRED DRESS:

*Any color / style of dance wear (leotards, jazz pants, leggings, dance shorts, or tank tops)

*Black jazz shoes

*Tights

 

TAP (Ages 7 - up)

1 hour class

This is a fun creative style of dance. Tap gives the dancer great coordination and a sense of timing. Both show tap and rhythm tap are taught at the school.

REQUIRED DRESS:

*Any color / style of dance wear (leotards, leggings, jazz pants, dance shorts, or tank tops)

*Black Tap Oxfords

*Tights

 

LYRICAL (Ages 7 - up)

1 hour class

This type of dance is a balance between ballet and jazz. The class is structured to a jazz class with ballet technique, using a lyrical form of music. This allows the dancer to be expressive and creative through movement.

REQUIRED DRESS:

*Any color / style of dance wear (leotards, jazz pants, leggings, dance shorts, or tank tops)

*Tan paws

*Footless tights

 

POM / CHEER (Ages 5- up)

1 hour class

This style is made up of dance and cheer. Aerobic movement is fundamental and allows students to become physically fit by building endurance, strength and agility.

REQUIRED DRESS:

*Any color / style of dance wear

*Tights

*Black Jazz Shoes (worn only in class)

 

HIP-HOP (Ages 5- up)

1 hour class

This class consists of a music video style of dance, using the latest Hip Hop / R&B music. Learn the latest styles and moves in a laid back setting. Bring your energy!

REQUIRED DRESS:

*Baggy sweat pants / jazz pants

*T-shirts / Tank tops

*Black dance sneakers (worn only in class)

throughout the year. 

 

ADULT PROGRAM

This program is designed for the adult who is a beginner to the adult who grew up dancing. It is very hard to find a dance class for those adults who want to learn for enjoyment and those who are more serious.  Bella Danze Artz offers both!

CLASSES OFFERED: (MUST BE 18 & UP)

*Ballet

*Jazz

*Tap