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Impact Creative Arts Academy offers level classes based on age and ability in Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern and Pointe. Please

use below as a guideline:

Pre-K (ages 3-4)

Beginner (ages 5-7)

Level 1 (ages 7-9)

Level 2 (ages 9-11)

Level 3 (12 and up)

 

Acceptance into a higher level is based on experience and instructor approval. Yearly level advancement is based on correct placement, skill mastery, and instructor recommendation.

 

DANCE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Preschool Ballet &
Creative Movement

Come join us for our new Friday morning preschool dance program!

Your little one will love learning ballet and creative dance in a positive and cheerful environment. Classes will focus on developing age-appropriate rhythm, coordination, and motor skills. Each class will

teach dance technique through fun songs, games, and imagination! Ages 2 1/2 - 3 and Ages 4-5.

     

 

Preschool Ballet/Tap Combo &
Beginner Ballet/Tap Combo

These classes provide an opportunity for beginning dancers to learn the basic form and techniques of ballet and the rhythmic, upbeat expressive style of tap. Classes are 45-minutes per week. Ages 3-4 and Ages 5-7.

 

Pom/Acro Combo (ages 5-9)

A fantastic class filled with pom poms, cheer, jazz and basic tumbling. Class ciriuclum includes warm-up and stretches, jazz, turns, jumps and Pom technique as well as fundamental acrobatic technique, teaching such skills as handstands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers at each students individual level of experience. And its fun, too!!!

  

Ballet

This  classical form of dance focusses on elegant and graceful movements, proper positioning, and the building and maintenance of a strong physique. Ballet is the foundation of all dance styles.

 

  

    

  

           

Pointe

Dancing on pointe is the act of standing on the tips of the toes while performing steps from ballet. Also known as pointe work, it is performed using hard–toed and stiff-shanked pointe shoes. Dancing on pointe requires strength and skill, so prior permission from instructor is required before students begin taking pointe classes. A ballet class is required along with pointe class. If you don't have a pair of pointe shoes or never have taken it before DO NOT buy any pointe shoes until after talking with instructor.

  

    

Tap

 

Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound.  Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun.

 

 

 

 

 

Hip Hop

This class will introduce young students’ to the basic vocabulary and style of hip hop movement. Hip Hop is about personal style and expression. This high energy class can be taught to anyone with a passion to move, so no dance experience is required.

    

   

Jazz

This dance style combines elements of ballet, jazz and modern.  Students develop skills for stretching, jumping and floor movements. Students also learn to express the lyrics or mood of  a variety of music.

  

Modern

Modern Class integrates various traditional disciplines of modern dance foundations with current contemporary styles. These classes are for dancers who like physical complicated floor work, patterns of movement and self-expression. Elements of improvisation are also introduced.