Kids in Motion Classes

  • Co-ed classes for children of all genders, ages 3-18 (age as of September 1 in current school year). Placement for Company and for classes for students age 9+ depends on both age and ability.

  • Classes run for the full school year, divided into two sessions (Fall and Spring). (View calendar)

 

Class Descriptions: Fall Session of 2021-2022 School Year

Preschool Classes

Creative Dance, Ages 3-4

Mondays, 12:30-1:00pm (30 Minutes)

This ballet-based class includes a variety of movement activities which develop listening skills and rhythm sense. It also helps increase fine and gross motor skills and body awareness. 

Required attire: Leotard, tights, pink ballet slippers

Broadway Bound, Ages 4-5

Mondays, 1:00-1:45pm (45 Minutes)

This class will be a fun way to introduce your child to ballet and tap while learning singing and acting techniques.

Required attire: Leotard, tights, pink ballet slippers, black tap shoes

Youth Classes

Dance Combo, Ages 5-6 and Ages 7-9

Ages 5-6: Mondays, 3:30-4:20pm (50 Minutes)

Ages 7-9: Mondays, 4:25-5:25pm (60 Minutes)

This is a ballet, jazz, and tap combination class that will give the students a foundation and exposure to all three types of dance. The combo class helps keep the children excited, interested, and focused.

Required attire: Leotard, tights, pink ballet slippers, black tap shoes, and tan jazz shoes

Cheer / Tumbling, Ages 5-8

Thursdays, 3:45-4:30pm (45 Minutes)

Cheer Dance/Tumbling will be an energetic class that will give the dancers the foundational technique for cheerleading, dance, and tumbling. With the use of pom poms, students will learn basic cheer moves to upbeat music just as if they were performing on the sidelines! Dancers will put their poms down and work on such things as head stands, cart-wheels, backbends, and walkovers. This class is great for students looking to enhance their agility, strength, and flexibility while getting their groove on at the same time. 

Required attire: Leotard or tumbling clothes, white acro shoes

Hip-Hop, Ages 5-6 and Ages 7-9

Ages 5-6: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:15pm (45 Minutes)

Ages 7-9: Tuesdays, 4:20-5:05pm (45 Minutes)

This high-energy dance class teaches age-appropriate funk moves set to pop music.  This class will develop the dancer’s rhythm and coordination while encouraging freedom of movement. This class is perfect for young dancers of all skill levels who will benefit from the energy, creativity, and self-expression that hip-hop offers.

Required attire: Comfortable clothing (no dresses, skirts, or jeans), white-soled sneakers that are not the dancer's outside shoes

Jazz / Funk, Ages 10+

Mondays, 5:30 - 6:15pm (45 Minutes)

This class incorporates elements of classical jazz dance technique combined with funky street-style hip hop movement.

Required attire: Leotard, jazz shorts or pants, tan jazz shoes

Pre-Company & Company Classes

Pre-Company Combo, Ages 9+

(by invitation only)

Thursdays, 4:35-5:35pm (60 Minutes)

This class is intended for the student who has been dancing for several years, has a desire to learn more about ballet, jazz, and tap, and plans to move on to company.  This class is by invitation only for current students. New students please inquire.

Required attire: Leotard, tights, pink ballet slippers, tan jazz shoes, and black tap shoes

Lyrical, Ages 10+

Thursdays, 5:40-6:15pm (45 Minutes)

Lyrical is the fusion of ballet and jazz with expressive motions that tell a story. Students will learn lyrical technique, along with how to express emotion through movement. This class is recommended for all company members.

Required attire: Leotard, convertible tights, Foot Undeez

Company Ballet, Tap, and Jazz

Ages 11+ (by invitation only)

Thursdays, 6:30-7:45pm (75 Minutes)

This class is intended for the student who has been dancing for several years, has a desire to learn more at a faster pace, and who has shown a need for something more!  This class is by invitation only for current students.  New students please inquire. 

Required attire: Pink ballet slippers, black tap shoes, and tan jazz shoes

Pre-Company Hip-Hop, Ages 9+

(by invitation only)

Tuesdays, 5:10-6:10pm (60 Minutes)

This class is intended for the student who has been dancing for several years, has a desire to learn more, shows potential in this particular area of dance, and who is on track to move on to company.  This class is by invitation only for current students. New students please inquire.

Required attire: Comfortable clothing (no dresses, skirts, or jeans), white-soled sneakers that are not the dancer's outside shoes

Company Hip-Hop, Ages 11+

(by invitation only)

Tuesdays, 6:15-7:15pm (60 Minutes)

This class is intended for the student who has been dancing for several years and has a desire to learn more at a faster pace! This class is by invitation only for current students.  New students please inquire.

Required attire: Comfortable clothing (no dresses, skirts, or jeans), white-soled sneakers that are not the dancer's outside shoes