68 Freneau Avenue (Rt. 79), Matawan, New Jersey 07747, United States

(732) 970-6501

Class Descriptions

Pre Dance Ballet/Tap

Young dancers learn fundamental Ballet and Tap technique, terminology and musicality. They will focus on connecting movements, traveling steps, coordination and working with other dancers in a fun, creative

environment! Any color leotard with pink tights. Ballet skirts and ballet sweaters allowed. Hair must be off the face and pulled back.


Ages 3-4 & 5-6 

          



Acro/Jazz/Hip Hop Combo

This is a high energy class full of fun! This class is designed to introduce the fundamentals of Acrobatics and Jazz technique and basic elements of rhythm with a funky Hip Hop style. Dancers will build strength and confidence in themselves by learning how to perform beginner and intermediate acrobatic moves such as: forward rolls, hand stands, cartwheels, round-offs, bridges and more. Students will improve their coordination, musicality and memorization of choreography. This class is perfect for the younger dancer who can not decide on one style. Any color fitted top, leotard, biketard, leggings or dance shorts with tan tights. Hair must be off the face and pulled back.


Ages 5-6 & 7-8

          



Ballet

Ballet is a classical dance form characterized by grace, precision of movement, elaborate formal gestures, steps and poses with a strong focus on proper body alignment. Students will complete barre exercises and center floor work, with a high concentration on placement and terminology  working towards a strong foundation of Ballet Technique. Ballet provides a solid technical base for all other dance forms. Black leotard with pink tights. Ballet skirts and wraps are permitted. Hair must be pulled back in a secured bun. No Exceptions!

Jazz

This class will consist of a warm up that will help increase flexibility, isolations of the body and focus on the proper Jazz technique across the floor. Dancers will focus on placement, terminology, transitioning steps, turns, jumps, leaps and more. Any color bra top, tank top, leotard, leggings or dance shorts with tan tights. Hair must be off the face and pulled back.

Contemporary

A style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including Modern, Jazz, Lyrical and Classical Ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and body through fluid dance movements. Any color bra top, tank top, leotard, leggings or dance shorts with tan tights. Hair must be off the face and pulled back.


*Ballet is highly recommended  if taking contemporary as it heavily assists in the mastering of the class.

Musical Theatre

A theatrical dance style with a Broadway flair. Requires knowledge of Ballet and Jazz technique, terminology and a FABULOUS  Broadway personality! Any color bra top, tank top, leotard, leggings or dance shorts with tan tights. Hair must be off the face and pulled back.

Tap

 Classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Students will learn a variety of Tap styles from Broadway to Rhythm Tap. Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, timing and precise rhythmical patterns which allows them to make music with their feet. Any color bra top, tank top, leotard, leggings or dance shorts with tan tights. Hair must be off the face and pulled back.

Hip Hop

A high energy class infused with the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements. Appropriate music from popular recording artists will be played throughout the class.  Fitted t-shirt, tank top, leggings, sweatpants or dance shorts with tan tights. 


*Boys HipHop classes are available 

Acro/Tumbling

This class consists of floor work, tumbling and contortion with focus on balance, flexibility and core strengthening. Intermediate and advanced levels will work toward skills such as forearm and chest stands, hand balancing, front and back handsprings, aerials, tucks and more. Any color bra top, tank top, leotard, leggings or dance shorts with tan tights.

Private and Semi-Private

Private and Semi-Private lessons are available upon request. Please contact the studio or stop in during studio hours.

Intensives and Master Classes

Intensives and Master Classes are offered throughout the year. We encourage every dancer to take advantage of these opportunities to study with guest teachers! We feel it is important for our students to be exposed to different styles of teaching as it makes for a well rounded dancer.