UNITY DANCE ACADEMY CLASS
focuses on tricks, flexibility and body strengthening.
Students learn the fundamentals of movement and timing as well as
partner stunts. The skills learned transfer easily to other
activities such as poms and cheerleading. Advanced Acro
placement is by instructor recommendation only. Flexibility,
good cardio and no fear are what drive this level of class!
Ballet: The foundation of all dance forms and
essential for reaching one's fullest potential as a dancer.
Body placement, flexibility, balance, strength and technique are
achieved through barre and center floor work. In ballet,
students will not only develop grace and poise but the
self-discipline needed to excel as a dancer.
Pointe': Secondary to a minimum of five
consecutive years of Ballet Class with a minimum of one year of
technique class. Core strength and ankle strength worked on
each class. Absenteeism must be kept to a minimum because of
the technicality of this dance form. We are happy to assist
with testing to be sure this is the appropriate class for your
dancer by evaluating against the criteria.
Hip Hop: This is a fun, energetic class
combining street dance, hip-hop and jazz. This style of dance
can be seen in music videos. Class will be tasteful and age
Jazz: This exciting, upbeat style emphasizes
proper body alignment and clean technique. Classes include
stretch and strength exercise, a barre warm-up, across the floor
exercises, combinations and center floor work. Students will
work on body isolations, musicality, and turns, kicks and
jumps. Ballet is strongly recommended as an enhancement to
this class and essential for those striving toward the highest
level of skill.
Theater Jazz: Jazz dance evolved in the
1950s into the new, smooth style jazz called Theatre Jazz. This is
an energetic and fun class that will prepare a dancer in theater
jazz terminology, the use of theater props, stage makeup and
fundamentals of theater.
Lyrical: A fusion of ballet and jazz dance
techniques. Movements in lyrical dance are choreographed to
show the meaning of the music and are characterized by their grace,
emotion and fluidity. Students are asked to have some
background in ballet and jazz.
Middle Eastern Dance: These
classes will put an emphasis on healthy attitudes, team work,
generosity and kindness all while actively learning dance
principles practiced in the Middle East; fun turns, spins, high
strength, muscle control, endurance and flexibility is taught.
Tap: This class teaches rhythmic skills,
coordination, precision and musicality. Students will learn
tap fundamentals and steps and combinations as well as explore a
variety of tap styles.
Stomp It Out: Inspired by the original Stomp UK
based group started in the early 90's, this class teaches jazz and
percussion basics. Stomp-It Out is a group dance class to enhance
the student's rhythmic dance skills and gain confidence in
performing. Activities in class will include iconic STOMP props
like brooms, drumsticks, and more.
Modern Dance: Modern dance encourages a
dancer's own interpretations rather than a structured routine like
traditional ballet dancing. The modern dance style favors abstract
dance movements that express the dancer's innermost feelings. If
you love to dance and enjoy interpreting the music into abstract
dance form, then come check out our new Modern Dance class.
Tap/Ballet/Jazz: In this class we will
learn the basic techniques and dance steps for tap, ballet and
jazz. This is a fun opportunity to explore various dance
genres while learning how to step to music and learn proper body
Dance Camp: So you'd like to
sign up for dance, but don't know where to start? Give Unity Dance
Academy's Summer Dance Camp a try. It's a fun opportunity to
experience three genres of dance (Hip Hop, Ballet and Jazz) with no
long commitments! We will focus on basic techniques, simple
dance steps a proper body placement.
LEVELS OF DANCE
Beginner - Beginner 3: No experience to 3 years
of experience in specific genre of class looking to participate
Intermediate - Intermediate 3: 3 - 5 years of
experience in specific genre of class looking to participate
Advanced - Advanced 3: 5+ years of experience
in specific genre of class looking to participate in.
**NOTE: Some classes are by instructor approval only, i.e.:
All Pointe' classes and Advanced Acrobat class. We are happy
to assist with testing to be sure you are registering for the
appropriate class for your dancer by evaluating against the
OTHER DANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE
(Click below for registration details)
Preschool dance and tumbling to include
Tap-Ballet-Jazz Intro class and a Tumbling class.
Adult Dance with Ballet Barre classes
Summer Dance Camp - This is a
great opportunity to experience three genres of dance (Hip Hop,
Ballet and Jazz) with no long commitments! We will focus on
basic techniques, simple dance steps a proper body
Phone: (920) 832-5905
Fax: (920) 993-3103
100 N. Appleton St.
Appleton, WI 54911
Office: Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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