UNITY DANCE ACADEMY YOUTH CLASSES
Acrobatics/Tumbling: 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! 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
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
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
OTHER DANCE OPTIONS
AVAILABLE (Click below for registration
Preschool dance and tumbling to include
Tap-Ballet-Jazz Intro class and a Tumbling class.
Adult Dance with Belly Dance and Tap classes
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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