Levels

Our Mommy and Me class is designed for 2 year-olds with a parent or guardian. This class introduces the young student to movement and music with the safety of having a parent or guardian right there at all times. But don’t think for a moment it’s just for the little one, parents are encouraged to move and dance too, giving both of you a fun time to connect and learn together.

Mommy and Me classes are offered in 9 week sessions with four sessions offered per year. Each session costs $120 or you can pay for all four sessions up front for $400. A $20 registration fee is only charged once per year.

Sesssion Dates:
Session 1 - August 15th to October 10th
Session 2 - October 17th to December 19th
Session 3 - January 9th to March 6th
Session 4 - March 13th to May 15th

Day Time Studio
Tuesday 10:00-10:45am Studio 2

Our Creative Movement classes are designed to engage each student in a fun and positive environment and introduce them to the joy of dance from start to finish. Students will be introduced to beginning ballet steps, develop motor skills, rhythm, flexibility, coordination, and confidence in a joyous atmosphere. Perfect for little ones who just can't keep still! Students should be 3 by Sept. 1st, 2017 to participate.

Day Time Studio
Monday 3:30-4:30pm Studio 2
Tuesday (Ages 3-5) 10:45-11:45am Studio 2
Wednesday 4:00-5:00pm Studio 2
Saturday 9:00-10:00am Studio 2

Our Pre-Ballet classes are a fun way to beginning learning ballet steps such as plié, tendu, sauté, marching and skipping to just name a few! Classes begin with floor combinations designed to build strength and flexibility and progress to movement across the floor to inspire leaping and learning. Imagination and creativity are encouraged in this level to nurture a lifelong love of dance

Day Time Studio
Monday 4:30-5:30pm Studio 2
Tuesday 3:30-4:30pm Studio 2
Saturday 10:00-11:00am Studio 2

Our Pre-Ballet and Jazz classes are perfect for any student new to dance as no previous experience is required. Students will be introduced to basic ballet steps and musicality through barre and centre ballet work. They will develop coordination and flexibility through Jazz technique and combinations to fun music created to inspire the performer inside! Students at this level attend one 1 or 1 1/2 hour long class per week.

Day Time Studio
Tuesday 5:00-6:30pm Studio 1
Saturday 11:00-Noon Studio 2

Our Beginning Ballet level teaches the basic foundation of ballet technique. Through systematic exercises and introducing ballet vocabulary, students will begin to build a solid foundation for a lifelong love of dance. Class begins with barre work to build strength and coordination, followed by center exercises, and finishing with traveling movement and allegro. Students at this level are required to have 1+ year of ballet training in order to enroll in these classes. We recommend students take two or three days of classes at this level.

Optional Disciplines:
Beginning Lyrical Jazz - Students may sign up for this class as a single class or in addition to their Beginning Ballet class. This is a 1 hour Jazz class where students will learn basic Jazz technique, gain strength and flexibility and move to some really fun music! Expressing and performing is key to any dancer’s training, and this class is sure to bring it out in every student!

Day Time Studio
Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm Ballet
5:30-6:30pm Jazz
Studio 2
Thursday 4:30-6:00pm Ballet
6:00-6:30pm Lyrical
Studio 2
Saturday 9:00-10:00am Studio 1

Our Elementary Ballet Level is designed to complete and polish the basic technique learned in our Beginning Ballet level. Students are taught a complete barre and center work program as well as grande allegro and pointe work. Careful consideration is taken when placing any student on pointe, and pre-pointe work is required before this is allowed. Instilling a healthy body image and attitude toward self-care is also a vital part of this level. Students are encouraged to take risks and dance beyond what they accomplished the day before and therefore progress beautifully.

Students at this level are required to have 2+ years of ballet training and girls are either in the process or on pointe. We offer three days of 1 1/2 hour ballet technique classes, with one 1/2 hour pre-pointe or pointe class. 1 hour of Contemporary/Modern is also recommended.

Day Time Studio
Monday 5:30-7:00pm Studio 1
Wednesday 5:00-6:30pm Ballet
6:30-7:00pm Pre-pointe/Pointe
Studio 1
Thursday 5:00-6:30pm Ballet
6:30-7:30pm Contemporary/Modern
Studio 1
Studio 2

Our Intermediate/Advanced Ballet level focuses on refining each movement and step within their technique. At this level, we focus on cultivating the performer within each student breaking down the lie that practice makes perfect and instead practice to make progress. A student’s progress is never measured against other students and teamwork is fundamental. Students at this level are required to have 3+ years of ballet and are looking for serious ballet training on a professional track.

We offer four days a week of 1 1/2 hour ballet technique classes, with two 1/2 hour pointe classes with variations and partnering opportunities. 1 hour of Contemporary/Modern class is also recommended. In addition to these classes, each student at this level is invited to take Refuge Dance Ensemble on Saturdays. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to gain performance and artistry skills that normal class time doesn’t allow.

Day Time Studio
Monday 7:00-8:30pm Ballet
8:30-9:00pm Pointe
Studio 1
Tuesday 6:30-8:00pm Ballet
8:00-9:00pm Contemporary/Modern
Studio 1
Thursday 7:00-8:30pm Ballet
8:30-9:00pm Pointe
Studio 1
Saturday 10:00-Noon Ballet + Ensemble Studio 1

Our adult classes are open to anyone Age 16 and up.

Classes are $12 each
Professional, Student, and Senior Adult rate is $10/class with proper verification of company or ID.

Class cards for 10 classes + 1 free may be purchased for $120 (regular rate) / $100 (professional, student, senior rate) and are good for 1 year from the purchase date.

Day Time Studio
Monday 10:00-11:30am Int/Adv Ballet Studio 1
Tuesday 7:00-8:30pm Beg/Int Ballet Studio 2
Thursday 10:00-11:30am Beg/Int Ballet
7:30-9:00pm Int/Adv Ballet
Studio 1
Studio 2
Friday 10:00-11:30am Int/Adv Ballet Studio 1
Saturday Noon-1:30pm Beg/Int Ballet Studio 2

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