Recreational Classes

Classes / Recreational Classes

Mini Program

Designed for dancers ages 2.5-5

Our Mini Program is tailored to our Preschool dancers! These beginner classes are perfect for young students who want an introduction to dance. They will enjoy the MAGIC of dance through kicks, twirls, jumps, and fun rhythm patterns. Your dancer will love the fun music and disco lights! Mini Dance is a combo class with introductory ballet training for grace and poise and tap training for rhythm and musicality. Mini Tumbling focuses on tumbling basics, like forward and backwards rolls, cartwheels, straddle rolls, and handstands. They will LOVE our trampoline and fun shaped mats, where they learn how to use their muscles and learn correct technique all while having a blast. All classes will be taught with correct dance terminology.

Petite Program

Designed for dancers ages 5-8

Our Petite Program is designed for Kindergarten-2nd grade aged students. These classes build upon what dancers learned in our Mini Program, but are still perfect for beginners. We offer a wide variety of classes in our Petite Program, to ensure dancers have a well rounded dance foundation as they advance from level to level. Classes like Ballet and Lyrical promote grace, flexibility, and technique. Jazz and Hip Hop will help kids develop artistic expression and confidence. Our Tap and Clogging classes will help students excel in musicality and rhythm. All classes will be taught with correct dance terminology.

Classes available in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Clogging, Lyrical, Hip Hop

Junior Program

Designed for dancers ages 8-11

Our Junior Program is designed for 3rd grade-5th grade aged students. These classes build upon what dancers learned in our Petite Program. We offer a wide variety of classes in our Petite Program, to ensure dancers have a well rounded dance foundation as they advance from level to level. Classes like Ballet and Lyrical promote grace, flexibility, and technique. Jazz and Hip Hop will help kids develop artistic expression and confidence. Our Tap and Clogging classes will help students excel in musicality and rhythm. All classes will be taught with correct dance terminology.

Classes available in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Clogging, Lyrical, Hip Hop

Senior Program

Designed for dancers ages 12+

Our Senior Program is designed for dancers aged 12+ that have emotional and physical readiness. Classes in the Senior Program have an advanced curriculum that challenges students to grow in technique, strength, and movement quality. Classes like Ballet and Lyrical promote grace, flexibility, and technique. Jazz and Hip Hop will help kids develop artistic expression and confidence. Our Clogging classes will help students excel in musicality and rhythm. All classes will be taught with correct dance terminology.

Classes available in Ballet, Jazz, Clogging, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Contemporary

Tumbling Program

From front rolls to front flips, our students learn it all. Tumblers learn in our state-of-the-art gym; it includes a Tumble Trak, a rod floor, a Jr. Kip bar, a climbing rope, parallel rings, a mini beam, and several shaped mats. Classes feature warmups, stretches, cardio, drills, and strength work. We love seeing our student's progression with new skills week by week!

Levels:

Mini Tumbling · Preschool students

Beginning Tumbling · Beginners welcome

Adv. Beginning Tumbling · Prerequisite: strong back bend

Intermediate Tumbling · Prerequisite: back bend stand up + kick over

Advanced Tumbling · Prerequisite: back handspring

Mission

We focus on enjoyment through achievement. We build student self esteem through pride. We are moral and ethical in our students and the public. We encourage each student to develop strength, grace, rhythm, and confidence to increase their attention span and sharpen their memory. We use age appropriate choreography and costuming in our shows. We provide positive, safe, and age appropriate teaching in all subjects of dance and tumbling.

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Contact
 

218 N. Pine St.

Creston, IA 50801

(641) 782.7617
 

1108 E. Monroe St.

Mt. Ayr, IA 50854

(641) 782.7617
 

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