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Our programs offer a large variety of dance classes for all skill levels. Our experienced instructors are passionate about helping each dancer achieve their highest potential. Our primary focus is building a basis of technique while focusing on a positive self image for our students. 

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Ballet Dancers

Princess

Ages 2 & 3

Students are introduced to basic ballet vocabulary, while exploring movement and music in a fun, creative way. Our instructors use imagination games, upbeat age-appropriate music and props to excite students about dance. Students will also work on classroom skills such as following directions, listening and working with others. This class is a positive and fun first dance experience for all!

Ballet/Tap Combo

Ages 3-5

Ballet and tap exercises are taught to introduce important dance basics such as stretching, concentration, rhythm, coordination and discipline. The purpose of this class is to provide a strong foundation for continued dance training as well as develop a love for dance itself.

Ballet/Jazz/Tap Combo is then offered for students ages 6-8.

Ballet

Starting at age 6

Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms and will maximize technique and longevity in a career of dance. It provides grace, poise, and technique needed to be proficient in all other areas of dance. Ballet classes will help dancers with posture, flexibility, fitness, balance, self-discipline, and self-confidence.

Pre-Pointe/Pointe class requires a minimum of 3 years of Ballet training while also dual enrolled in Ballet technique classes.

Students must reach the age of 11 and be properly tested by our Ballet instructor

prior to advancing into Pointe.

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Tap

Ages 8 and up

Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Students will learn a variety of tap styles. Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun.

Students may begin training in Ballet/Jazz/Tap Combo at the age of 6 to begin building fundamentals of dance, musicality, and coordination.

Jazz

Ages 8 and up

Jazz will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality and developing complex rhythms and patterns. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations.

Students may begin training in Ballet/Jazz/Tap Combo at the age of 6 to begin building fundamentals of dance, musicality, and coordination.

Hip Hop

Ages 5 and up

Hip hop is a high-energy class that infuses 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. Hip hop dance requires students to have the strength and stamina to successfully perform moves. Therefore class includes upper and lower body conditioning as well as a rigorous warm-up to help prepare students for more intense movements.

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Acro

Ages 6 and up

 Acro is not the typical tumbling or gymnastics class. Our experienced acro instructor will guide the class towards increased flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline and concentration. This class will focus on fundamental acrobatic technique, teaching such skills as handstands, cartwheels, back bends, and moving into aerials and back handsprings as the student progresses.

Prerequisite for level 3: Students must be able to perform a minimum of tricks, including a back walkover and front limber.

Musical Theater

Ages 5 & up

This class is currently only offered a few times per year in a Master Class setting. Students will have the opportunity to enroll as each class becomes available. 

Class will focus on learning proper jazz technique while exploring various singing and acting basics emphasized in performing arts. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with Broadway style jazz movement and includes stretches, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. Emphasis will also be placed on learning performance skills such as connecting with the audience and telling a story through dance and facial expressions.

Contemporary/ Lyrical

Ages 7 and up

Contemporary combines ballet and modern  with musical and emotional expression with a strong focus on technique and

self-expression.

Lyrical is offered for our younger students that are transitioning their training from Ballet until they are ready to move into Contemporary. 

 

Prerequisite:

Students must be enrolled in Ballet for a minimum of one year prior to being tested to enter this genre. Students must continue ballet technique training while

enrolled in this class. 

Competition Team

A competitive team is offered to students that wish to pursue more advanced training at our studio. The Ignite Competition Team actively participates in 3-4 regional competitions, as well as one national competition per year, as well as some community events throughout the year. Students are selected through an audition process and must continue training in all technical styles of dance. 

 

Prerequisite of classes must include Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, and Tap classes. A secondary Ballet class (such as Pre-Pointe/Pointe) may substitute Tap technique classes. Students must enroll in a year long commitment to compete under the Ignite studio name.

A separate monthly team tuition is due in addition to your monthly class tuition. 

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