Dance Class Schedule
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Starting Tuesday September 3rd.

Below you will find class descriptions and the 2019/2020 dance class schedule. Not sure which class is best for your student?  Give us a call and leave a message or send an email. We are happy to help!

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Intro to Dance Classes

For ages 3-6, intro dance classes for our youngest, beginner students introduce your child to the foundations of dance through improvisation, creativity and rhythm as well as classroom technique.  All of our instructors have completed university degrees in Dance, Dance Education and/or Special Education and are well-equipped to share the joy of dance & movement with your student!

Dance With Me (Parent and Child): Ages 18 months-3
Friday 9:30-10:15am *10 week session starting September 5*

Creative Movement: Ages 3-4
Friday 10:30 - 11:15 am
Saturday 9-9:45 am

Tendu & Tumble Ages 3-4
Monday 4-4:45 pm

Discover Dance: Age 4 (2nd years)
Tuesday 4-4:45 pm

Tumble/Ballet/Tap Combo: Ages 4.5 - 6
Tuesday 4-5:30 pm

Ballet/Tap Combo: Ages 5-6
Monday 4-5 pm and Saturdays 10-11 am

Move & Groove: Ages 5-6
Tuesday 4:45-5:30 pm

Beginner Tumbling: Ages 5-6
Tuesday 4-4:45 pm


A progressive education in classical dance forms that continuously builds the foundation for powerful, artistic expression through dance!  Beginner dancers are welcomed at any level to start with 1 class a week and grow from there!  We recommend 1-3 Dance Technique specific classes per student based on age prior to choosing electives. 

Ballet 1: Age 7-8
Wednesday 4-4:45 pm
Back to back with Jazz 1 and Tap 1!

Ballet 2: Age 9-10
Wednesday 4-5 pm
Back to Back with Modern 2!

Ballet 3: Age 11 & up
Tuesday 6:30-7:30 pm - Technique
Back to Back with Leaps and Turns and Pointe!

Thursday 5-6 pm - Recital
Back to Back with Emerald Team Jazz!

Ballet 4: by recommendation
Thursday 6-7:15 pm

Ballet 5: by recommendation
Wednesday 4:30-5:45 pm

Pointe: by recommendation
Pre-Pointe (Ballet 3) Tuesday 7:30-8:15 pm
Pointe 2 (Ballet 3 and Ballet 4) Tuesday 6:30-7:30
Pointe 3 (Ballet 4 and Ballet 5) Thursday 7:15-8:15


Jazz class will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality and developing complex rhythms and patterns. Students will be exposed to various styles of jazz such as Broadway, Street and Contemporary to help develop a well rounded dancer. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. As students progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.

Jazz 1: Age 7-8
Wednesday 4:45-5:30 pm

Jazz/Tap/Tumble Combo Class: Age 7-9
Saturdays 11:00-12:30 pm

Jazz 2: Age 9-12
Thursday 7:15-8:!5 pm

Jazz 3: Age 10-14
Monday 6-7 pm

Jazz 4 (invite only age 12 & up)
Wednesday 5:45-6:45 pm

Jazz 5 (invite only age 13 & up)
Wednesday 5:45-6:45 pm

Flexibility, Leaps and Turns (age 11 &up)
Tuesday 5:30-6:30 pm

Musical Theater (dance, acting and performance Age 8 & up)
Thursday 6-7 pm


A classic American dance form that turns the dancer into the instrument! These classes emphasize and require balance, coordination, a sense of rhythm and fine motor control of the feet.

Tap 1: Age 7-8
Wednesday 5:30-6:15 pm

Tap 2/3: Ages 9-12 (beginner/intermediate)
Tuesday 5:30-6:15 pm

Tap 4: by recommendation
Monday 7-7:45 pm

Tap 5: by recommendation
Wednesday 7:15-8 pm


An urban blend of music video & funky dance styles performed to Hip-Hop & Pop music. Students will learn the fundamentals & technique of various style's including isolation, flexibility, rhythm & coordination. This class will encourage students to dance outside of the box and bring their own personality to each movement. We pride ourselves on being a family oriented dance studio and go out of our way to find clean age-appropriate music.

Hip-Hop 1: age 7-8
Thursday 4-5 pm

Hip-Hop 2: age 9-10
Thursday 5-6 pm

Hip-Hop 3: age 11 & up
Thursday 7:15-8:15 pm

Hip-Hop 4: by recommendation
Monday 5-6 pm

Hip-Hop 5: by recommendation
Monday 6-7 pm

Beginner Boys Hip-Hop: age 5-8
Friday 5:15-6 pm

Intermediate/Advanced Boys Hip-Hop: age 9 & up
Friday 6-6:45

Boys Break-dancing: age 9 & up
Wednesday 7:15-8:15 pm


Learn the basics and work on advancing your skills in this flexible Acro class! Acro is not the typical tumbling or gymnastics class. Our experienced acro instructor will guide the class towards increased flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline and concentration. This class will focus on fundamental acrobatic technique, all to each student's individual level of experience. And it's fun, too!

Acro 1: age 7-8
Thursday 5-6 pm

Acro 2: age 7-8
Thursday 4-5 pm

Acro 3: age 8-12
Tuesday 4:45-5:30 pm

Acro 4: by recommendation
Tuesday 6:15-7:15 pm

Acro 5: by recommendation
Friday 4:15-5:15 pm

Beginner Boys Tumbling: age 5-8
Friday 6-6:45

Intermediate Boys Tumbling: age 9 & up
Friday 5:15-6 pm

Modern/Contemporary Classes

Modern, Lyrical & Contemporary dance classes blend the skills of alignment, balance and centering with self expression and a greater sense of how the body moves. Class structure includes floor work, classical modern dance techniques, beginning partnering & weight sharing, contemporary physicality and improvisational freedom.

Contemporary dance classes fuse the classical technique of modern & jazz with a stronger emphasis on performance quality, lyrical interpretation and self-expression. This higher level class is a powerful, full-body experience including floor work, partnering, leaps & turns.

Lyrical 1: age 7-8
Thursday 4-5 pm

Lyrical 2: age 9-10
Wednesday 5-5:45 pm

Modern 3: age 11 & up
Tuesday 7:15-8:15 pm

Teen Contemporary and Jazz Combo: ages 12 & up
Monday 6-7 pm

Intermediate/Advanced Contemporary: by recommendation
Monday 5-6 pm

Boys Only Classes

We welcome boys into ALL of our dance classes at any age and have several boys in (majority) girl Modern, Tap and Hip-Hop classes. For the boy who is looking for a place to be himself, learn and have a creative movement outlet with a professional male mentor and instructor, Boys Only classes are for you!

Beginner Boys Tumbling: age 5-8
Friday 6-6:45

Intermediate Boys Tumbling: age 9 & up
Friday 5:15-6 pm

Beginner Boys Hip-Hop: age 5-8
Friday 5:15-6 pm

Intermediate/Advanced Boys Hip-Hop: age 9 & up
Friday 6-6:45

Boys Breakdancing: age 9 & up
Wednesday 7-8 pm