Dance Classes and Courses

PREDANCE- BALLET/TAP

(Ages 6 and Under)

Predance introduces our youngest dancers to ballet and tap in an upbeat setting. Students will learn foundational steps and terminology while promoting spatial awareness, balance and coordination. Perfect for students as young as 2 and up to 6.

PREDANCE- TAP/HIPPETY HOP

(Ages 6 and Under)

Introduces our youngest dancers to tap and hip hop in an upbeat setting. Students will learn foundational steps and terminology while promoting spatial awareness, balance and coordination. Perfect for students as young as 2 and up to 6.

Introduces our youngest dancers to ballet and tumbling in a positive and fun setting.

PREDANCE- BALLET/TUMBLE TOTS

(Ages 6 and Under)

Introduces our youngest dancers to ballet and tumbling in a positive and fun setting. Students will learn foundational steps and terminology while promoting spatial awareness, balance and coordination. Perfect for students as young as 2 and up to 6.

Our tumbling class focuses on the skills needed to perform dance tricks.

ACRO

(Ages 7 and Up)

Our Acro class focuses on the tumbling skills needed to perform dance tricks. Students will get a great workout and build both strength and flexibility in this fun and challenging class.

BALLET

(Ages 7 and Up)

Classical ballet is the foundation of dance. Dancers will train at the barre and in center. In addition, they will learn theory, French terminology, alignment/posture and moving with grace. Ages 7 and up.

pointe conditioning

BALLET CONDITIONING

After our recent certification in the world renowned Progressing Ballet Technique method, this class will use PBT principles to condition our muscles so we can use muscle memory to achieve the core stability, weight placement and body alignment needed to properly execute classical ballet. This class will help prepare our female dancers for future pointe work as well as foster correct technique in all dancers.

*This class requires students to bring their own equipment each week. Supplies will be purchased through EDC so all dancers receive the correct equipment. Ballet dress code. Ballet shoes or bare feet. Equipment fee: $55.

Ballet

OPEN BALLET BARRE

This class is devoted to the traditional exercises of ballet barre work. Our barre work is composed of both slow and fast exercises designed to strengthen and lengthen muscles and increase mobility to execute proper ballet technique.

*This is open to all ages and skill levels. This class is a required class for students of Secondary/Intermediate Ballet. This is not a “barre fitness” class.

cultural phenomenon with classic technique and the newest moves.

BREAKDANCING

(Ages 7 and Up)

This energetic and acrobatic class will get the heart pumping as students dance their way through the history of this cultural phenomenon with classic technique and the newest moves.

having fun at Elevate Dance Center

CHAMPIONS’ CLASS

(Ages 7 and Up)

We believe to become a great dancer, you must first be a person of great character. Champions’ Mindset is a non-dance class that will teach principles based on a different leadership or mindset book each session. The class will incorporate academic activities and discussion, and may include physical or artistic expressions to reach our objectives. Previous session books: Chop Wood Carry Water, The Four Agreements, Rhinoceros Success. Summer Session: The Six Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make.

learning the techniques of trending moves and evolved street-style dancing

HIP HOP

(Ages 7 and Up)

Students have a blast as they develop an understanding of rhythm and space by learning the techniques of trending moves and evolved street-style dancing. We use only clean, positive hip hop music to slay the dance floor.

builds upon foundational dance technique and encourages personal expression and stage presence.

JAZZ

(Ages 7 and Up)

Jazz builds upon foundational dance technique and encourages personal expression and stage presence. Dancers will work on flexibility, strength and style using lively, mainstream music the kids will know and love.

dance created from the fusion of Ballet and Jazz.

LYRICAL

(Ages 10 and Up)

Lyrical is a style of dance created from the fusion of Ballet and Jazz. It is performed to contemporary music that draws inspiration from the song lyrics to express emotion and tell a story. It is recommended students of Lyrical also take Ballet and Jazz.

TAP

(Ages 7 and Up)

Tap is so much more than making music with the feet through steps and combinations. Dancers train their ear by learning rhythm, musicality and style in this entertaining class.

class designed to help students in focus on the turns, leaps and jumps that dancers perform in Ballet, Jazz and Lyrical classes

TURNS & LEAPS

(Ages 10 and Up)

A class designed to help students in focus on the turns, leaps and jumps that dancers perform in Ballet, Jazz and Lyrical classes. This specialized technique class is a way to thoroughly improve your dancing, and it’s FUN too!