We Offer a Variety of Classes
|Dance with Me||2-3||Designed for toddlers to enhance gross motor coordination and listening skills through music, props, acro and dance. This is a parent/caregiver and child class.|
|Pre-Tap/Ballet I/ II||3-4||
Designed to introduce students to the world of dance through ballet, learning to control body movement with a sense of grace, rhythm and style and basic tap. Self expression and creativity will be emphasized throughout the class.
|Pre-Acro I/II||3-4||Designed to introduce students to the basics of tumbling. A perfect base for acro and gymnastics.|
A combination tap and ballet class introducing students to a more structured ballet class, while also fostering creativity, as well as more advanced tap steps to continually help develop rhythm.
|Combo II||6||A combination tap and ballet class progressing to a more structured ballet class with an introduction of barre work, as well as a more advanced tap class combining more steps with the continuation of learning rhythm.|
A combination tap and ballet class progressing to a more structured ballet class with an introduction of more barre work, as well as a more advanced tap class combining more steps with the continuation of learning more rhythms.
The following classes are based on levels, not ages. Students begin by learning basic skills and continually progress to master all necessary skills. Advancement for all leveled technique classes is based on skill mastery, correct placement and instructor recommendation, not by age-which means all classes have a variety of age levels in them.
|Acro||I-III||Students will learn the foundation and techniques of gymnastics including cartwheels, walkovers, hand springs and other mat exercises. Students will learn how to use these exercises along with their dance technique to perform unique routines.|
Students will learn the fundamental principles and techniques of ballet while learning and reinforcing their understanding of the Russian, Italian and French styles of ballet.
More advanced students ballet students will continue to expand their knowledge of ballet through continual classes en pointe. Enrollment requires teacher recommendation and enrollment in at least two ballet classes in the appropriate level per week at Encore Academy of Dance.
Having evolved from ballet and a variety of other techniques, jazz has become a popular and energetic style of American dance. Classes cover center floor work, explosive combinations with turns and leaps.
|Lyrical||II-V||Students will use different techniques and unique styles to interpret the lyrics of a particular piece of music.|
Students will begin learning basic tap steps and move towards combining them into coherent tap routines. More advanced students will begin to learn different styles of tap, including Broadway styles.
Students will learn today’s hottest dance movements along with exploring their own creativity in a very energizing atmosphere.
Students will be learning the basics of modern, including exercises to increase flexibility and improve self awareness with goals of increased balance and precision of body movement.
Musical Theatre is a fun, energetic class that will introduce students to the wonderful world of singing, dancing and acting. Students will learn to sing, dance and act, as well as learning how to speak clearly and confidently in any situation.