RECREATIONAL CLASSES: TODDLER - KINDER - PETITE

Tiny Dancer

(Ages 2.9 - 4)
Ballet, Jazz, Gymnastics
Saturday 10:00 - 10:45 AM (DM) or Wednesday 4:00 - 4:45 PM (DF)
Specifically geared & suggested for the first time student. This creative multi-educational pre-school movement class helps to heighten total body awareness, coordination, rhythm & motor skill through the basics of Ballet, Jazz, & Gymnastics.  Social education is also acquired as students learn to follow directions, take turns, & interact with peers. This class is certain to excite & stimulate the young student's mind & imagination as well as encourage individual expression. Truth be told, this is the class we highly recommend for the first time student and one that is under the age of 4.

Dress Code: 

Girls - Any color leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes

Boys - athletic pants, t-shirt, black ballet shoe

Showbiz Kids

(Ages 4-6)

Ballet, Jazz, Gymnastics

Tuesday 4:00 - 4:45 PM (DF)

Combining all the same basic learning techniques as in the Tiny Dancer program, this class is a step above moving to the next level.  Concentration is more on involved movements & teaching the finer controlled basics of Ballet, Jazz, & Gymnastics.   This class helps to build & enhance fine motor skills & establishing a foundation for basic dance technique.  It will continue to enrich the student's imagination as they explore journeys through song and movement.  Individual expression is always encouraged.

Dress Code:
Girls - Any color leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes
Boys- athletic pants, t-shirt, black ballet shoe

Broadway Babies

(Ages 4-6)

Tap, Jazz
Tuesday 4:45 - 5:30 PM (DF)

Ideal for the 2nd-3rd year student, this class introduces and teaches all the very basic tap & jazz skills in a fun "toe tapping", "hand clapping", & "finger snapping" musical way.  Movement through song, total body awareness, coordination, & creativity are all acquired. Combining tap with basic jazz steps, this class is sure to please the energetic child helping to develop a strong sense of rhythm, counting skills & tempo changes which are essential for this type of dance.  It's all about fun, fun, fun!

Dress Code:
Girls - Any color leotard, suntan tights, black Mary Jane buckle strap tap shoe
Boys- athletic pants, t-shirt, black Capezio Tapsters

Rumble Tumble

(Ages 4-6 & 6-8)

Acro, Gymnastics

Tuesday 4:00 - 4:45 PM  or Friday 4:00 - 4:45 PM (Acro Staff)

A step above the Tiny Tumbler, this class offers all the same necessary learning skills but begins to take it to the next level by increasing the difficulty according to each individual's capabilities.  More emphasis will be focused on proper technique and building the necessary strength to advance on the various apparatus.  As in the Tiny Tumbler & all Acro/Gym classes, the students perform in the Gym show separate from the annual Dance recital.

Dress Code:

Girls - Any color leotard, bare legged, bare foot
Boys- T-shirt, shorts, bare foot

Prima Ballerinas

(Ages 6-8)

Ballet, Creative Movement

Wednesday 4:00 - 4:45 PM (AL)

Aspiring to become a ballerina? This class is just right for the little one who loves to dress up like a princess and whirl & twirl.  Usually recommended for a 2nd-3rd year student with "Tiny Dancer" under their belt, it continues to explore dance with more focus on the basics of Ballet at its beginning stages & classic form.  Posture, grace, body alignment, strength & control along with musicality, & creative imaginative play are all incorporated into this fun & introductory class to Ballet.

Dress Code:

Girls - Any color leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes

Boys- fitted athletic or yoga pants, t-shirt, black ballet shoes

 

Romp & Stomp

(Ages 6-8)

Tap & Creative Movement

Wednesday 4:45 - 5:30 PM (DF)

Get your toes ready to tap & your fingers ready to snap with this fun introductory class to the basics of tap. Typically a class for the 2nd-3rd year student but open to any child between the ages of 5-7.  Tap teaches tempo, ability to count music, and appreciation for rhythmic sounds created by the feet.  Coordination, balance, & over-all musicality awareness are all an integral part of this class making it a fun choice for those who like to get their feet stomping and make some noise.

Dress Code:

Girls - Any color leotard, suntan tights, black Mary Jane buckle strap tap shoe

Boys- athletic pants, t-shirt, black Capezio Tapsters 

Jazz-a-Ma-Tazz

(Ages 6-8)

Jazz & Creative Movement

Wednesday 5:30 - 6:15 PM (DF)

Just like the other 5- 7 year old classes offered, these kinder programs are all about learning the basics while having fun.  Jazz-a-Ma-Tazz is an introductory to the basics of Jazz.  It teaches & incorporates all the necessary elements for students to acquire musicality, coordination, flexibility, strength & rhythm all the while allowing each child's individuality to shine through.  Whether it's Classic Jazz, Street style, Broadway, or Funk, this class is sure to please those youngsters who like to shake & groove!

Dress Code:
Girls - Any color dance wear, suntan tights, tan Gore slip on jazz boot
Boys- athletic pants, t-shirt, black Capezio tie shoe 

Hip-n-Hoppers

(Ages 5-7)

Thursday 4:00 - 4:45 PM (AS)

Similar to Jazz learning the basic foot work and body positioning but now exploring & incorporating the street style grooves that Hip Hop offers is the popular choice for those kids who enjoy today's Pre-teen pop stars, music videos & hip hop beats. Age appropriate music & choreography are used ensuring to excite and exercise the body & mind.

Dress Code:
Any free-style clothing, & sneakers (must be carried in clean & free from outside debris)

(413) 527-0892

396 Main St # 3, Easthampton, MA 01027, USA

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