Spring 2017 Saturday Classes
Spring 2017 How to Dance, LLC will be offering Saturday classes for its first season. We believe that each student should have to opportunty to excel further in their dance training. So, in addition to “How to Dance in School” we are also offerring Beginner and Intermediate dance class. How to Dance, LLC plans on offering pre-professional level dance classes for those serious about training as well as families seeking dance enrichment.
10am Happy Feet Ballet (Ages 3-6):
Designed to be a child’s first independent exploration into dance, this class will introduce children to the elements and skills of dance such as coordination, movement quality, and developmentally appropriate locomotor skills.
11am Beginner Ballet (Ages 7-9):
This class is designed to provide students with substantial elementary ballet skills and introduce concepts such as elegance and its connection to physical alignment, basic arm movements and positions, as well as proper ways to build turn out, and strengthen and develop motor skills for classical dance. Students must have completed at least one year of ballet training or demonstrate appropriate skills in a H2D placement class.
12pm Jazz Funk (Ages 7-9):
In this class, students will begin to establish good basic habits of alignment, stretching and musicality and learn the concepts that underpin elementary jumps and turns. Students will have the opportunity to share simple choreographic patterns in a supportive and encouraging environment. Students must have completed at least one year of ballet training or demonstrate appropriate skills in a H2D placement class.
1pm Hip Hop (Ages 10-14):
This class is designed to introduce elementary hip-hop concepts that build upon the beginner basics. Students will learn diagonal lines, low, medium and high levels of movement, changes in energy levels, dancing on
the beat and emphasizing accent beats in elementary-level choreography that builds each week. Students must have completed at least one year of ballet training or demonstrate appropriate skills in a H2D placement class.