Pre-Ballet & Tap
Our pre-school ballet and tap combination class is designed for our tiniest dancers. Pre 1 is available for ages 2 & 3. Pre 2 is available for ages 3.5 and 4. Students will learn basic ballet and tap technique throughout the year. They will also learn routines which will be performed in our annual showcase.
Acro is a dance style which combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. This class is a lot of fun and is always a big hit among students! Students will learn flexibility, strength, balance and "floor gymnastics". Students will learn through progression training. This class is available for ages 5 and up. You're sure to "flip" for this one!
Ballet is designed for our "Minis". At ages 5 through 7, this class is designed for our beginner level students. They will learn basic ballet technique and fundamentals. This is a great starter class for any dancer in this age group.
Does your child have lots of energy? This class is perfect for her. Most girls want to be a cheerleader and now they can be easily within our studio. Students will learn cheer moves, drills, jumps and stunts, along with some basic tumbling skills. This class is available for ages 5 to 12. Students will perform a cheer routine in our annual showcase.
Christian Lyrical is available for Intermediate, Junior, Advanced and Elite level students. It is a dance style that blends ballet and jazz dance. Wtih a ballet "feel", students will learn appropriate technique and dance in accordance to the music lyrics. Music selection for these classes are Christian based. Students are required to take the "Leaps and Turns" class along with Christian Lyrical.
Hip-Hop is a co-ed class open to girls and boys ages 5 and up. Students love learning the fun "street" styles of today and funky moves from years past. These classes are designed to be high energy and loads of fun for any age! Our music selections are always clean and age appropriate.
Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. Our style is more of a "rhythmic" tap style which focuses on musicality. We prefer to keep it modern at Gotta Dance; you won't find old school high-heel tap shoes here!
Jazz is an upbeat class which still focuses on technique. Students are required to take ballet/lyrical in order to take this class. Students will learn jazz combinations, work on strength, felxibility as well as leaps and turns. This class is available for ages 5 and up.
Technique-Leaps & Turns
Leaps and Turns is a required class for Intermediate, Junior, Advanced and Elite level lyrical and jazz students. Students will strictly focus on technique and no choreography. This class is open year round for any dancer looking to start or improve their skills.
Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz,lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements. Contemporary dance stresses versatility and improvisation, unlike the strict, structured nature of ballet. Contemporary dancers focus on floorwork, using gravity to pull them down to the floor. This class is very popular in today's dance world and at our studio. This class is available for Junior, Advanced and Elite level dancers.
We begin our Competition Team every Summer. Competition students are required to take ballet/lyrical and jazz throughout our regular dance season as well as required summer classes which will be assigned each season. Students will travel to dance competitions at least 3 times per year and compete in age and level appropriate categories. They will also perform in our annual showcase.
Fit4You! A class featuring featuring dance, exercise and yoga moves combined to give you a fun, upbeat workout class! All ages above 18 are welcome! All levels are also welcome; you are able to work at your own pace. Drop-ins welcome. Classes are $5 each week.