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Class Descriptions for 2021 Dance Season 3
Twinkles Ages 2.5-3.5
12 week class -Ballet
12 week class - Acro
begins Spring 2021
Boys and girls ages 2.5-3.5 yrs old, dance together exploring rhythm and movement, strengthening balance and basic coordination skills, and experience their first glimpse into a classroom environment. Children will learn some basic ballet terms, work with props such as ribbons, scarves, bean bags, and so on to develop gross and fine motor skills, and work on following directions while also given freedom to explore on their own and dance. A great story book will be shared each week !
This is a great first introduction to dance and prepares students for our drop-off classes.
Ballet & Tap Stars Ages 4-5
Ballet & Flamenco Stars Ages 4-5
Boys and girls ages 4-5 years, introduces your child to the most popular forms of dance: Ballet & Tap OR Ballet & Flamenco.
Alma Dance Academy feels that constant encouragement , praise , and fun cultivates a love and enjoyment of dance.
Ballet Mini Ages 5-7
Boys and girls ages 5-7 yrs old, dance together learning basic ballet terms, work with props such as ribbons, scarves, bean bags, and so on to develop gross and fine motor skills, and work on following directions while also given freedom to explore on their own and dance.
Part of our CORE classes, each ballet class consists entirely of technique and is partitioned into barre work, port de bras, center barre, adagio, and allegro. Children spend approximately thirty minutes of each class at the barre in order to acquire the strength, balance, and placement necessary to execute center work correctly. Ballet is the foundation from which all forms of dance originate. ALMA strongly recommends that all students take ballet to ensure proper technique and form.
Flamenco All Levels
begins spring 2021
Flamenco is a CORE class at ADA, and its a Spanish art form made up of three parts: guitar , song and dance.
Flamenco dance isolates movements, includes footwork drills, port de bras, and hand isolations.
Tap All Levels
Jazz are part of our CORE classes. Tap taught are designed to refine skills and focus on intricate footwork.
Students will put their fundamentals to work by learning new steps, rhythms patterns and combinations.
Jazz All Levels
Jazz Department concentrates on traditional jazz techniques, as well as Luigi and Giordano techniques updated with the modern and hip-hop stylization. Jazz technique develops strength, coordination, and the controlled movement of each part of the body.
begins Spring 2021
Musical Theater class will be Jazz and Tap combined learning great moments in dance!
Students will learn a musical theater production number, learn prop making and will learn the basics of
Hip Hop & Kpop All Levels
Hip Hop incorporates some of the basic jazz techniques, such as turns, jumps, and flexibility but with an edge, danced to contemporary music.
This is the style you see on music videos and Youtube.
Contemporary All Levels
Lyrical & Contemporary are fluid styles of jazz dance blending movements from classical ballet, modern dance and acrobatics which expands the student’s sense of interpretation and movement. Classes combines the fundamentals of ballet, lyrical, starting with a ballet warm-up and then moving to the center floor, across the floor and weekly combinations. Students will learn the difference between both genres and what connects them.
Pre-Pointe/ Pointe Pre-Teen Ages 10-12
& Teen 13-17
Pre-Pointe students take one class per week, Current pointe students take 2 pointe classes per week .
Both levels students will learn technique, establishing proper footwork and transitions.
Barre work, port de bras, center barre are taught. Students spend approximately thirty minutes of each class at the barre in order to acquire the strength, balance, and placement necessary to execute center work correctly.
Ballet is the foundation from which all forms of dance originate.
ALMA strongly recommends that all students take ballet to ensure proper technique and form.
Acro All Levels
Acro classes incorporate tumbling, stretching, strengthening.