Barbara Ann's School of Dance
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Accelerated Technique Program - Designed for the student who wishes to take classes more than once a week for the development of the student's growth in all forms of dance. Needs approval of the director to enroll in this level.
Ballet - The key to all forms of dance. Discipline learned is the technique that all dancers need. Focus is on barre work for turn out, center floor work for body placement and balance, across the floor and combination work for jumps and larger movement skills. We also offer pointe for our more advanced students.
Hip Hop - Today’s popular sounds & video style dancing, the newest & latest dance moves.
Jazz - Style influenced by the musical sounds of the current decade. We emphasize the technical aspects such as turns, body placement, jumps and posture through a wider expression of movement. We offer limbering & stretching, across the floor work and combinations to different types of music.
Lyrical/Contemporary/Modern - Enables the dancer to express their feelings and emotions to the words of the song or the musicality of the piece to create the mood of the dance.
Pre-Accelerated - Preparatory class for advanced Accelerated Program offering 1⁄2 hour of ballet, 1⁄2 hr of tap and 1⁄2 hr of jazz. ***Tryout Required for Placement***
Pre-Accelerated Plus - Preparatory class for Accelerated Technique Program offering 1 hr. of Ballet, 1 hr. of Tap and 1 hour of Jazz. ***Tryout Required for Placement***
Tap - Art of mastering rhythm and sound with your feet to the music & a fun way to exercise.
Combination Classes - 3 Yrs and up. We work with the children's larger motor skills as well as creative movement. We offer a combination class with ballet, tap and a little jazz. This helps develop balance, musicality, rhythm and poise.