Pre-School Division

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The Pre-school Division (Mommy & Me, Beginning Movement, Creative Movement, Pre-ballet) focuses on musicality, coordination, artistry and technique in the areas of ballet and tap. All Classes are kept small to provide individual attention, self-confidence, flexibility, the foundation to continue with more advanced training and to encourage expressiveness all in a nurturing environment. Dancers in this division attend one class per week.

Class Descriptions

Mommy & Me - Ages 2 & up by September 1, 2019

Mommy and Me serves as an introduction to the art of dance in a nurturing environment ideal for the ages 2-3. Parents/Caregivers participate in exercises that are presented in an imaginative way for the active mind while satisfying the child's natural instinct for movement.

Beginning Movement/Tap - Age 3 by September 1, 2019

This class is structured for the child who is ready to dance independently. Children are introduced to basic steps which promote rhythm and body awareness. Exercises promote early childhood development while focusing on gross motor skills and individual expression. The last 15 minutes of class will introduce the child to tap basics, with an emphasis on rhythm and musicality.

Creative Movement/Tap - Age 4 by September 1, 2019

The Creative Movement class will begin to introduce the child to the structure of a ballet class. The child will continue to develop listening skills, strength, balance, turning and coordination. As in Beginning Movements, the last 15 minutes of class will be tap.

Pre-Ballet/Tap - Age 5 by September 1, 2019

This class serves as an introduction to formal ballet instruction. Students will begin to build a foundation for ballet technique. Exercises will promote correct posture, basic ballet technique, and flexibility while continuing to develop gross motor skills, balance and strength. Children also begin to learn French ballet vocabulary and proper ballet etiquette. The last 15 minutes of class will concentrate on the tap skills necessary to prepare for Tap 1.

2019-2020 Schedule

Preschool Division (Ages as of September 1st)

Mommy & Me – (2 – 3)

Saturday 9:00 - 9:30

Beginning Movement/Tap – (3 – 4)

Tuesday 10:00 – 10:45

Wednesday 10:45 – 11:30

Wednesday 5:30 – 6:15

Thursday 4:30 – 5:15

Friday 10:00 – 10:45

Saturday 9:30 – 10:15

Creative Movement/Tap – (4 – 5)

Monday 5:30 - 6:15

Tuesday 10:45 – 11:30

Tuesday 4:30 - 5:15

Wednesday 10:00 – 10:45

Friday 10:45 – 11:30

Saturday 10:15 - 11:00

Pre-Ballet/Tap – (5 – 6)

Monday 4:30 - 5:30

Tuesday 5:15 - 6:15

Wednesday 4:30 - 5:30

Thursday 5:15 - 6:15

Saturday 11:00 - 12:00