Dance Curriculum

Mommy and Me

18 month to 3 years old: Hop, skip, clap, stretch, and bend. Singing and dancing with Mom, Dad, or caregiver. A dance movement and motor development clas working on musicality, rhythm, flexibility and much more. 

Creative Movement

3 to 4 years old: Dancing with our crowns, wands, and beanbags, this program is designed to develop the motor skills, creativity and balance in children. By increasing their knowledge of body movement and awareness. With movement memory, rhythm training, tumbling, imagination and ballet vocabulary, the student will increase coordination, grace and flexibility with children appropriate music. 

Pre-Ballet

4 to 6 years old: Classes focus on building ballet technique and terminology to lay the groundwork for success in higher level dance classes. The program i designed to further develop the motor skills, creativity and balance in children, while establishing a sound basis of strength and coordination. 

Tumbling Tots

3 to 5 years old: Pre-gymnastics - designed to develop coordination, grace, and flexibility for the very young, increasing gross motor skills as well. 

Tap

A program concentrating on the importance of rhythm, timing, and phrasing based on sound. It will develop rhythmical coordination which is not found in any other dance form. 

Jazz

A program that incorporates the technical training of classical jazz with other various jazz styles including the latest moves as seen in pop culture. It originates from Ballet but allows the dancer more individual freedom of expression and style. 

Ballet

We believe ballet is the center of all dance. A program directed towards developing grace, poise and discipline through ballet technique, vocabulary and barre work. Intermediate and advanced classes offer a continuation of basic ballet technique including fundamental work on allegro, adagio and pirouettes. Classes offered for beginner through advanced levels.

Pre-Pointe and Pointe

12 years and older: Admission to the the class by instructor permission only. Thi class develops the proper alignment and strength in the feet, legs, and upper body necessary to execute exercises at the barre and in center. Student must be enrolled in the advanced ballet class as well. 

Modern and Contemporary

Our approach encompasses a wide array of styles that draw from Modern, Jazz and Ballet. It is one of the most popular forms of dance today. Utilizing knowledge of the Humphrey-Weidman technique, this class will also increase flexibility and muscle control of various parts of the body. It tells a story, and demands expression from the dancer. Enrollment in a ballet class is mandatory. 

Hip Hop & Street Jazz

9 years and older: Be ready to get funky and have fun. These classes are based on "street" style dance made popular by the Rap and Hip Hop music scene. 

Theatre Jazz

9 years and older: Welcome to Broadway! This class works on songs and dances from Broadway musical hits incorporating acting, dancing, singing, or lip-syncing. This is a great clas to prepare for the school musical. 

Acro / Jazz

5 to 8 years old (Level A) 9 to 13 years old (Level B): The perfect blend of acrobatics and jazz dance technique. Students will learn basic tumbling, flips and leaps which will be incorporated into choreographed combinations. 

Dance Team

The fun-filled combination of cheerleading and dance with different visuals, turns and jumps, with other tricks and / or illusions. The dance team will also have an emphasis on body placement, style, control, and uniformity. Each student will be placed according to skill and knowledge. 

Teen and Adult

A program designed for FUN while gaining the benefits of strength and toning using Pilates based warm-ups then including various Tap, Ballet and Jazz. No experience necessary! 

Fitness Classes

Dance Emporium offers classes in Cardio-Kickboxing, body-conditioning, Pilates, Zumba, and Yoga.