UNITY DANCE ACADEMY YOUTH CLASSES (Recital)

Acrobatics/Tumbling: Class focuses on tricks, flexibility and body strengthening. uda logoStudents 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! We are happy to assist with testing to be sure you are registering for the appropriate class for your dancer by evaluating against the criteria.

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 appropriate.

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.

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.

LEVELS OF DANCE

Beginner - Beginner 3: No experience to 3 years of experience in specific genre of class looking to participate in.

Intermediate - Intermediate 3: 3 - 5 years of experience in specific genre of class looking to participate in.

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

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 available.


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