MOMMY & ME
Ages 18 months - 2 years
With Mommy, Daddy, or Caregiver close by, children will learn the basics of dance, while engaging in hands-on movement activities essential to proper development and social skills. Our Mommy & Me toddler dance program, for boys and girls ages 1½ to 2½, lets students take a movement and music class with an adult! This 45 minute class focuses on dance movement, hand-eye coordination, stretching, counting, rhythm and other basic dance techniques that are great for early child development, building self esteem and self confidence.
Ages 2 & 3
An introduction to the foundations of dance for boys and girls who are 2 or 3 years old. They will have a lot of fun incorporating props, games and imaginary movement. Young children are full of energy and curiosity. This program channels their energy and improves concentration. These classes are 45 minutes long, once a week. Tiny Wings will require ballet shoes, which can be purchased in-studio at our Butterfly Boutique.
Ages 2 & 3
Tiny Tumblers is a beginner class for boys and girls who are 2 or 3 years old. In Tiny Tumblers, our coaches stretch little minds as well as little bodies. Classes are always high energy - just like our kids! The students experience a kaleidoscope of bouncing, rolling, stretching, strength building, and body awareness activities. All the while, they're developing their listening and concentration skills and discovering the most important concept we teach here: that learning is fun! The atmosphere here is always relaxed, fun and supportive with teachers eager to give praise and positive rewards like stickers, stamps, and smiles! These classes are 45 minutes long, and held once a week.
Our goal is to make sure we are building the love of dance in each child; nurturing their natural creativity in a fun and loving atmosphere. In an effort to provide a solid foundation from which our young dancers may grow, we offer core combination classes at each age level. While each one of our combination classes teaches multiple forms of dance, we keep the class material age appropriate for each level. Each of these classes are one hour long and provide instruction in both ballet and tap each week. All classes are co-ed. Black, matte tap shoes and pink canvas ballet shoes are required. All shoes and apparel can be ordered/purchased in-studio in the Butterfly Boutique.
Ages 3 & 4
This class is for children 3.5 years old that will turn 4 during the dance year or have recently turned 4.
This class is for children who will turn 5, 6 or 7 years old during the dance year.
This class is for children ages 7 to 9 years old.
The goal of the extended combination classes to encourage older or more serious dancers to reach their full potential while still maintaining age-appropriate expectations. Each of these classes are one and a half hours long and provide instruction in ballet, tap, and jazz each week. All classes are co-ed. Black, matte tap boots, pink canvas ballet shoes, and black, matte jazz boots are required. All shoes and apparel can be ordered/purchased in-studio in the Butterfly Boutique.
This class is for children ages 7 to 9 years old during the dance year and have previous dance experience.
This class is for students ages 9-12 years old.
Ages 13 and up
This class is preteen and teenage dancers.
Our individual classes are, in general, for children ages 4 and up (some restrictions apply). These weekly, hour long classes focus on only one form of dance. While we recommend that students participating in individual classes have previous experience or simultaneous enrollment in a combination class, it is not required. Whenever possible, we divide our individual classes by skill level as opposed to age range. All classes are co-ed except Boys Only Hip Hop. All required apparel and footwear is available for purchase/order in-studio at the Butterfly Boutique.
BOYS-ONLY HIP HOP
MUSICAL THEATRE - Dual enrollment in Vocal class is recommended but not required.
VOCAL - Half hour long class
POINTE - Half hour class. Must have 5+ years of Ballet experience. Invitation/approval and dual enrollment in Ballet or a combination class is required.
DANCE CLUB - Participants will perform at community events alongside our Invite Only Company Dance Teams. Dual enrollment in a combination class, contemporary, or ballet required. Approval for enrollment also required.
The goal of the tumbling class is for each child to achieve a better understanding of gymnastics. These classes are beneficial not only to budding gymnasts and cheerleaders but also to our young dancers! Acro classes increase flexibility in a unique way. We even have a specialty Acro Room installed in the summer of 2015 to further encourage our tumblers to excel. This class is a fun, creative way for the child to let out their energy and learn something new! Each class is one hour long and generally divided by skill level (with the exception of Tumble Bugs). All classes are co-ed except Boys Only Acro. Black Acro shoes are required and can be purchased/ordered in-studio at the Butterfly Boutique.
This co-ed Acro class is for children 3.5 years old who will turn 4 during the dance year or have recently turned 4.
A beginners-only tumbling class for ages 5 and up. Acro 1 classes will be divided by age level as possible/needed.
Prior F2D instructor recommendation or approval from the Acro Director is required for enrollment in our higher level Acro classes.
Participants will perform at community events alongside our Invite Only Company Dance Teams. Dual enrollment in Acro 2 or higher required. Approval for enrollment also required.
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