Ballet is a classical form of dance demanding grace and precision. The style employs formalized steps and gestures set in intricate patterns to create expression through movement. Ballet is the basis of all dance styles and is extremely important for the growth and technical advancement of dancers. Move ballet classes are designed to follow the tradition and structure of the Royal Academy of Ballet.
Tap is a rhythmic form of dance that utilizes taps positioned at the ball and heel of tap shoes to create audible beats, time-steps, and other formalized steps through striking the floor.
Jazz is an energetic and fast-paced form of dance consisting of traditional techniques accompanied by upbeat music.
Lyrical and contemporary are an expressive and narrating form of dance that fuses jazz and ballet technique. The style implements story-telling, personal interpretation, and emotional connections to music.
Hip-hop is an energetic street form of dance that is primarily performed to hip-hop music. It includes a wide range of styles such as breaking, locking, and popping.
Acrobatics utilizes gymnastic techniques that can be incorporated in all other styles of dance. Acrobatics include partner work, tumbling, balance beam, contortion, rhythmic, and floor exercises. Acrobatics embodies a combination of power, flexibility, and grace.
Move Dance Academy offers a "Mini Movers" program for children ages 2 to 5 years old. Classes are designed to assist in the development of self-confidence, self-esteem, gross motor skills, balance, flexibility, and socialization skills. The "Mini Movers" program implements games, themes, imagination, props, story-telling, and creative movement to introduce students to dance technique and terminology in a way that is fun and engaging.
Move Dance Academy prides itself on providing quality training to even our youngest dancers. Parents can be assured that their tiny dancer is learning proper placement and positions, correct movement quality, as well as terminology and translations within all of the classroom fun. We believe elite training can be appropriately introduced to our "Mini Movers" giving them a great advantage in dance, sports, school, and life skills as they grow.