Dance Academy

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Important Dates

  • Fall Session | September 9 - January 19 | Registration opens July 20
  • Spring Session | February 3 - June 8 | Registration opens December 1
  • Winter Recital* | January 27 | Dress rehearsal 1/25 & 1/26
  • Spring Recital* | June 16 | Dress rehearsal 6/14 & 6/15

*More detailed recital information will be sent out to participants halfway through the session.*

 

Y-Dance Academy Dress Code

  • Girls: leotard and tights, hair pulled back, pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes
  • Boys: Athletic pants, snug tshirt, black ballet shoes, black tap shoes

Mom & Me Tap (Ages 4+)

Here is a chance to do something special with your daughter/son! Learn a new skill together! This class will work on beginner tap  skills and will utilize some special moves for pairs.

  • Tuesday  7:15-8:00pm

 

Tiny Dancer 2 (Ages 4-5)

For those students who have already taken Tiny Dancer. This class will continue to build on the basic ballet skills that they have learned and tap will be introduced! (previous dance experience not required)

  • Tuesday 10:30-11:30am
  • Saturday 10:00-11:00am
  • Thursday  6:00-7:00pm
  • Sunday 5:00-6:00pm

 

Mini Moves (Ages 5-6)

This class is geared for those students that have already taken Tiny Dancer and/or Tiny Dancer 2. We will continue to work on our ballet and tap technique and we will introduce some jazz as well!

  • Tuesday 5:00-6:00pm
  • Wednesday 7:00-8:00pm
  • Friday 5:30-6:30pm
  • Saturday 11:00am-12:00pm

 

Ballet Technique (Ages 7+) NEW!

This class will focus on ballet technique, with emphasis on proper placement, using the correct muscle groups, and dancing with emotion. We will also work on stamina and flexibility. Any student interested in our competition dance team should be taking this class.

  • Thursday 7:00-8:00pm

 

Junior Moves (Ages 7-9)

This class will include ballet, tap, and jazz. Barre work will become more of a focus in ballet. We will explore more complex rhythms in tap, and continue our introduction to jazz dance!

  • Tuesday 6:00-7:15pm
  • Friday 5:15-6:30pm
  • Saturday 12:00-1:15pm

 

Ballet/Tap/Jazz Combo Class (Ages 10+)

Students will learn the fundamentals of ballet in a caring, fun environment!Class will focus on proper technique, terminology, and musicality. Ballet is the basis of all other dance forms and all dance students are strongly encouraged to take a ballet class! Jazz dance brings together classical ballet and modern dance techniques. It has its own vocabulary of movements with the emphasis on rhythmic accuracy and the importance of energy! Class includes a stretch, combinations across the floor, and center work. Tap shoes are required.

  • Friday 6:30-8:00pm

 

Hip Hop (Ages 5-13)

This is a popular, energetic style of dance using modern music. It focuses on rhythm, syncopation, and stage presence.

  • Monday 5:30-6:30pm | Ages 5-8
  • Monday 6:30-7:30pm | Ages 9-13

 

Acro (Ages 7-11)

This class combines acrobatics and dance. Children will learn dance technique and tumbling skills in the same class, and will learn how to put them together to create strong and graceful routines.

  • Sunday 3:00-4:00pm

 

Private Dance Lessons (ALL Ages)

Private lessons are available for all ages, levels, and styles of dance. For more information on scheduling, pricing, and details on private lessons, see our Private lesson flyer or contact Program Director.

 

See our Arts brochure for info on preschool and adult dance classes!