Tap Classes: 

Includes warm-ups, basic technique, and ends with a “Hoofer’s Dream Combination.” Movement will be taught in the center and moving across the floor. Rhythms will be emphasized throughout the class. Foot “STOMPIN” music will be used. TAP IS FUN FOR ALL AGES SO GET THOSE “HAPPY FEET” GOING!!!  
ATTIRE: Leotard, tights (any color), G.D.C. ATTIRE LOCATED IN GDC SPIRIT BOUTIQUE
STYLE OF TAP SHOE: TAN Slip On BLOCH Tap Shoe Style #S0389
TIGHTS: Caramel Capezio Full Footed Style #1915

Ballet/Pointe: 

BALLET/POINTE:  IMPORTANT: Classes in ballet in conjunction with jazz, tap, lyrical, & leaps, jumps, and turns will enable students to progress more quickly. Instruction is designed to bring out the best poise, grace, and technique within the student. Classes will offer barre work, center, across the floor combinations, and choreography. DRESS CODE WILL BE ENFORCED.
ATTIRE: Black leotard 

SHOES: Ballet Pink Sansha’s Pro 1 Canvas Ballet Shoes. INSTRUCTOR WILL GUIDE YOU ON SEWING RIBBONS.
TIGHTS:  Ballet Pink Tights
HAIR:  IN LOW BUN.


Jazz Classes: 

Where the beat begins with high-energy fun! Learn from the basic to advanced moves and with great style and technique together. You will learn the terminology, turns, combinations and other skills to get yourself moving to the beat. The style you see from TV to Broadway, Jazz will give you all the confidence you are looking for.
ATTIRE:  Leotard, tights (any color), G.D.C. ATTIRE LOCATED IN GDC SPIRIT BOUTIQUE
SHOES: CARAMEL Slip On Capezio Jazz Shoe E-Series #EJ2
TIGHTS:  Caramel Capezio Full Footed Style #1915


Lyrical/Contemporary: 

Will emphasize balance, extensions, flexibility, isolations, and control utilizing the lyrics or mood of the music. MUST BE ENROLLED IN A MINIMUM OF ONE BALLET CLASS PER WEEK IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN LYRICAL/CONTEMPORARY. During winter months students are allowed to wear leg warmers, or leg to waist warmers. Hair should be in a low bun.
ATTIRE: Any color leotard and teachers will have their own recommendations as well.
SHOES: Adult/Child Pirouette II Capezio Lyrical Shoes
TIGHTS: Tights might be required for performance. 

Class Descriptions & Attire


ADVANCED LEVEL PLACEMENTS BY TEACHER RECOMMENDATION ONLY
*NEW “OPEN” DROP IN CLASSES:  Drop in classes are $20 per hour (No Registration Fee), or you can register for a session with no registration fee.  Registration form is still required for drop in classes.


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