For balance, grace of movement, strength, stamina, flexibility, posture, and music interpretation. We highly encourage ballet study for all students, especially for dancers training seriously in other dance disciplines and athletics. All ballet classes offer classical technique at barre and centre.
Musical Theater, street/urban, hip hop, funk, ethnic, and other styles are explored. Dancers will learn syncopation, rhythm, and isolation of body movements resulting in increased physical control and fitness.
An American dance discipline for rhythm development, aerobic fitness, and focus, providing an infinite range of styles and interpretation. Tap styles have become increasingly varied from classic American to contemporary Rhythm.
Creative Movement is an introduction to movement. Dancers will explore basic concepts of movement and rhythm while learning spatial awareness, listening skills, group socialization, and class etiquette. Dancers will develop increased coordination, self awareness, confidence and self expression through imaginative exploration and improvisation. Dancers will learn movement vocabulary as they are introduced to basic ballet and tap fundamentals.
KINDERCOMBO and COMBO I-II
Kindercombo is an extension of creative movement. Dancers will refine their basic concepts of movement and rhythm while continuing to increase spatial awareness, listening skills and group socialization. Dancers will develop increased coordination, self awareness, confidence and self expression through ballet, tap and basic jazz fundamentals while increasing movement vocabulary.
In Combo I-II, Ballet, Tap and Jazz vocabulary and technique will be taught during the duration of the class. Dancers will increase their strength and flexibility, balance and coordination, musicality and rhythmic awareness while mastering more complex patterns and combinations. Dancers will continue to build self expression, confidence and self awareness.
TAP JAZZ COMBO
Beginning to progressive beginning, for new to Spectrum Dance students with minimal dance experience aged 8-12 years. Minimum 1-2 yr placement.
Urban, contemporary, street-styled dance; highly energetic with strong rhythm and timing. Involves styles dictated by current culture. Age appropriate music is used for all classes. One of our most popular classes for both boys and girls!
Acrobatic skills are incorporated into dance movement. Please note that we now offer both a beginning and intermediate Acro Dance class. No previous experience in acrobatics necessary!
Explores contemporary movement and music with a strong technique of Modern Jazz elements. Intermediate+ Levels should request Instructor/Director approval for placement. Students are recommended to have at least 5 yrs consistent and solid training in ballet or modern dance.
First year Contemporary class students, ages 13+ - please contact us for placement.
Class focuses on musicality, emotion, and fluidity of technique as characterized by lyrical phrasing of music with heavy influence of Contemporary Ballet techniques. Intermediate+ Levels require Instructor/Director approval for placement and students are recommended to have at least 4 yrs (1-2 years for preteens ages 11-13) consistent and solid training in ballet.
All first year lyrical students - please contact us for placement.
| Women Only - ages 16+ |
Dance Fusion blends Hip Hop styles with different elements of strengthening including yoga, modern dance, and jazz.
| Women only - ages 16+ |
Urban Heels is a mature style of dance with urban and hip hop influences. This class embraces femininity through movement and challenges dancers to learn and move through choreography while wearing heels.