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Class Descriptions

Acro Dance

Acro Dance will incorporate Acrobatics with the flow of Contemporary Dance. Learn how to move in and out of the floor safely. Students need to be comfortable inverting on their hands.

Acrobatics

Focused floor tumbling, stretch and strength, acrobatics includes work on progressions from basic rolls, cartwheels, back bends, and handstands.  These skills are a prerequisite to Partner Acrobatics.

Aerial

This class will cater directly to the aerial level of the students within the class. Students will engage in proper warm-up and stretch before training either on a sling, silks, or trapeze apparatus. Instructors will teach skills and exercises based on current skill level.

Aerial Partnering

Aerial Partnering teaches concepts of working with a partner on an apparatus like Silks, Lyra, and Trapeze. Students learn the principles of supporting each other in balance, counter-balance, and lifts in the air as well as poses and sequences on and below the apparatus.

Ballet

Learn the fundamentals of classical ballet. Class will focus on basic ballet technique, proper body alignment, French terminology and musicality. Students will focus on both barre and center work. The intricacy and extent of training will depend on the student’s level.

ChoreoLab

ChoreoLab is the opportunity to learn choreographic tools to create engaging dances. Students need to be age 15+ and have taken at least 1 year in dance and/or circus arts.

Circus & Dance Workshop Series

The Circus & Dance Workshop Series is an opportunity to try a different Circus or Dance discipline outside of what is typically taught in class. This class changes each month and may include classes like Belly Dancing, African Dance, Spanish Web, Acting, Stilts, and Bungee.

Conditioning

Conditioning is designed to increase range of motion, balance, muscle flexibility, and overall strength. This class includes cardio and body weight exercises to increase endurance.

Conditioning with Stretch and Contortion Focus

Conditioning is designed to increase overall strength, endurance, range of motion, balance, and muscle flexibility. Both strength and flexibility are important aspects of successful contortion. This class will include cardio, body weight exercises, and introduce proper techniques of full body stretching. Students will learn ways to push their bodies and minds in a healthy and productive way. This class goes beyond normal stretching allowing for growth and for students to test their bodies limits.

Contemporary Dance

This dance class allows students to explore and understand how their own bodies move while gaining an understanding of contemporary vocabulary and how it is similar, yet different, then classical ballet. Students will develop body control as well as freedom of movement.

Creative Dance & Circus

This class for young movers will inspire creativity and curiosity as students explore the arts of circus and dance. Students will be introduced to fundamental contemporary dance, juggling, acrobatics, movement creation and more.

Dance

Students will learn the fundamentals of dance based in the ballet tradition with technique, body adlignment, musicality, and floor work. They will learn dance vocabulary and explore dance styles like Ballet, Contemporary, and Jazz.

Dance

Learn the fundamentals dance. This class will include basic ballet technique and proper body alignment as well as allowing students to explore and understand how their own bodies move. Develop an understanding of Ballet, Contemporary, and Jazz. Students will develop body control as well as freedom of movement. This class is a great companion to Aerial Dance or any other apparatus class.

Duo Trapeze

Duo Trapeze uses a bar connected to the ceiling by two ropes at two points. Students learn the principles of supporting each other in balance, counter-balance, and lifts in the air as well as poses and sequences on and below the bar as well as on the ropes.

German Wheel

The German Wheel is like a giant hamster wheel for humans. Inside of the wheel, you will defy gravity as you flip, spin, and test your strength. You will master these skills encapsulated by the German Wheel, and experience an entirely fun and new way to work out.

Hand Balancing

Learn and develop the muscles used for inverted balancing. This class will train students on proper alignment and technique during handstands and other balances. The class will also teach proper warm-up and cool-down for shoulder stretching and strengthening. Students will perform exercises both on the floor and on hand balancing canes.

Hip-Hop

Hip-Hop is a high-energy class where students will learn street style dancing to pop music beats. Learn rhythm, musicality, coordination, and choreography.

Jazz Dance

Typically seen on Broadway musicals or upbeat music performances, Jazz is a fun and energetic dance genre about showing some style. Students warm up with cardio, strength training, and stretching. Students will learn proper Jazz alignment  as well as sequences of dance steps danced to music. Jazz shoes are optional; socks or bare feet acceptable.

Lyra

Known as a steel hoop suspended in the air, the Lyra is a circular apparatus that is typically seen spinning or swinging. This class will cater directly to the aerial level of the students within the class. Students will engage in proper warm-up and stretch before training in Lyra conditioning and skills. Skills will be taught based on the skills level of students currently in the class.