AGES 7-10


FUNDAMENTALS OF DANCE I (AGE 7)

 The study of ballet begins here with simple barre exercises and centre floor technique. Proper ballet terminology is used and classical music appreciation is begun. After the 45 minute ballet portion, a short section of contemporary jazz and tap are given to increase rhythm and timing. Fundamentals I is 1 1/2 hour sessions. 

FUNDAMENTALS OF DANCE II/III (AGES 8-9)

FUNDAMENTALS OF DANCE IV (AGE 10)

Our ballet education progresses in these division with more advanced barre and centre technique. As the levels progress, barre work is concentrated and combinations become more complex.  Class time: 1 hour of ballet and 1 hour of tap/ jazz a week.

ACROBATIC DANCE

(Age 6 & Up) A combination of both the art of acrobatics and dance. The focus is on tumbling skills while incorporating dance. Students concentrate on improving balance, agility and flexibility.

HIP HOP

(Age 6 & Up) Set to the music of today, this offshoot of jazz dance combined with street dance is fun and upbeat. 

IRISH STEP

(Age 6 & Up) Combining artistry, grace, and physical ability, step dancing is presented on introductory level. Soft shoe as well as a light reel, a light jig and a four or eight hand reel are taught. Advanced beginner and intermediate levels are also offered.

Introduction to Latin Dance (Age 9-12

In this high energy class, the students will learn the fundamentals of Latin dancing. The dance styles will include the Cha Cha, the Swing, the Mambo and the Merengue. The students will learn choreographed line dances in all 4 styles, so no partner necessary!  

TEAM DANCE IT UP!

Dancers ages 6 and Up can also participate in Team Dance It Up! our non-competitive performance group! Click the link for more information about our performance groups!

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Dance It Up, Inc., Dancing Instruction, North Grafton, MA