This introductory class for parents and their child will begin to introduce young and inspiring dancers to Creative Movement and Ballet. Parents and Children will learn basic movement in a fun environment. This class is a precursor to Pre-Ballet and will be instructional only and will not include a recital.
This fast paced class introduces children specifically to the discipline of ballet as the foundation of dance as worship is laod. The basic ballet positions and barre exercises are introduced at this level. Each class is designed around a Bible theme. Children will be taught to follow instructions, move as part of a group, and to explore their individual creativity while doing all to the glory of God. Instruction will seek to develop gross and fine motor skills and self-awareness. This is wonderful preparation for later dance training or group sports.
This class teaches children basic ballet position, movement, and technique. Posture and discipline are emphasized in a positive, non-threatening atmosphere. Dancers are continuously reminded of focusing their attention on worship and of their acceptance in Christ.
This class is designed for dancers with some previous dance experience. Participants should be familiar with basic ballet positions and movements. Posture and technique are emphasized as the ballet repertoire is expanded. Dancers are continuously reminded of focusing their attention on worship. A non-competitive environment is encouraged as we focus on our acceptance in Christ.
This class is designed for students who are ready to explore other forms of dance as worship. Basic jazz positions, technique and movement will be taught in a fun, upbeat and conservative fashion.
This class is designed for students who demonstrate an understanding of beginning classical ballet alignment and technique and who are ready to commit to two ballet classes per week. Students in this program must commit to dancing year-round (both fall and spring semesters). Students are assesed in the Ballet II class and will receive a recommendation from the instructor, which will include an invitation into the Ballet III class if appropriate.