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Intro to Dance (18 - 23 months)- This is a 30 minute class for kids between the ages of 18-23
months of age.  This class teaches the basics of dance, social skills, and much more.  This class
allows kids to interact with other children while in a fun and positive environment. They will
dance with scarves, beanie babies, hula hoops, and more.

Pre-Ballet (2 - 2 1/2 year olds)- This is an introductory class for little ones that are wanting
to dance!  Kids will learn rhythm, balance, and the basics of dance; while also exploring the
world of dance through imagination and the use of dancing props!

Tap/Ballet - Combination of two styles of dance. The classic and upbeat style of tap, along
with the structured and imaginative form of ballet.  This class is offered for dancers between
the ages of 3 and 7.

HipHop/Jazz -  This class is offered for dancers between the ages of 3 and 7.  This class
incorporates the hippest and trendiest moves and music.  This class is high energy and lots of
fun.  Dancers will combine the cool hip hop style with the technique, turns, and leaps of jazz.

Jazz -  This class is upbeat and high energy.  Jazz is a combination of many different styles of
dance.  It incorporates technique and flow; as well as, powerful movements.  Leaps, turns, and
other jazz moves will be taught.  Through warm-up, across the floor, and combinations, dancers
will learn the best and newest jazz movements and steps around.

Ballet - This class is the foundation for all other styles of dance.  This class incorporates
barre work, jumps, turns, leaps, technique, across the floor combinations, and center work.  
This class also establishes discipline, posture, and much more.

Tap - Upbeat classic!  In tap class dancers will create different rhythmic sounds with their
feet; ranging from shuffles, flaps, pullbacks, to wings and other fancy tricks. This class allows
your feet to be happy!

Lyrical -  The fluid and graceful art form of lyrical is a mix of ballet and jazz technique.
Dances are performed based on the lyrics and the lyrics are felt through the expression of
dance.

Hip-Hop - Hip Hop is the most up and coming style of dance in our society. This class is open
to all students who want to come out and dance. This street style class promotes current
trends and music. Enjoy the movement while gaining coordination and rhythm.  All music and
movements used are age appropriate.

Cheer Funk- This class is a combination of cheerleading with dance.  Cheer Funk has the upbeat
and funky movements of cheerleading intertwined with the funky movements of dance. They also
get to dance with pom poms!  Dancers learn motions, jumps, tumbling, and much more.

Clogging- One of the most popular dances in North Carolina.  Our clogging classes are a
combination of contemporary and traditional clogging steps that emphasize the beats and have
enthusiastic footwork

Pointe- Rise to the top... to the top of the toes! Experience ballet in every aspect. Pointe is
the most graceful style of ballet that is known around the world.  Learn and explore the world
of pointe through strengthening and technique.  We have two levels of pointe based on
experience and strength.

Pre-Pointe/Adv. Ballet - This is an introductory class into the world of pointe.  This class
concentrates on technique and strengthening.  It is important to have strong feet, legs,
center, and more before going on pointe.

Musical Theatre - Broadway baby! This class combines theatre, dancing, and music. Act out
songs while dancing and singing along.  Music includes Annie, High School Musical, Mary Poppins,
and many more theatrical classics.

Tumbling - Learn the basics of gymnastics and tumbling.  Class focuses on building strength and
connecting concepts to learn tricks.  Tricks include forward rolls, cartwheels, one handed
cartwheels, back walkovers, front walkovers, back handsprings, front handsprings, round offs,
and more.  These classes will also use mats, blocks, wedges, octagons, and other tumbling
devices.

Zumba - Come Join the Zumba party!  Zumba is a great way to get the body and heart in shape,
and have fun while doing it.  This class is a combination of dancing and fitness that
incorporates Latin and international moves and music! Zumba is so easy and effective that
anyone can do it, it is great for the mind, body, and soul! This class is a fitness dance party.  
So... "Ditch the workout and Join the Party!!"


*For information on our competitive teams and classes please contact us at (919) 772-7755
or at dawn@thedanzezone.com!