Studio Classes

TLC is proud to offer a variety of custom tailored classes for young children and teens in a variety of skill levels.  Take some time and look through our offerings, or jump straight to the one you are interested in.

 

Creative Dance, Ages 2-3 Beginners

This 45 minute class provides a glimpse into the dance world while providing body awareness skills and basic techniques.  Creative expression will be emphasized at this level.

Dress code:  Leotard, tights, and pink leather ballet shoes.

 

Ballet – Ages 3+

A classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of movement and by elaborate formal gestures, steps and poses.  Correct body placement, proper use of turn out, coordination of the upper body and use of arms will be taught.  Class consists of barre work to build strength and coordination, center floor exercises and across the floor combinations.

Dress code:  Leotard, tights, black tap shoes and pink leather ballet shoes.

 

Tap – Ages 3+

Tap is a form of dance characterized by using the sound of ones shoes hitting the floor as a percussive instrument.  Class begins with warm-up exercises in the center that increase control, coordination and rhythm, followed by across the floor exercises.

Dress code:  Leotard, tights, black tap shoes and pink leather ballet shoes.

 

Hip Hop – Ages 5+

Hip Hop is a style of jazz incorporating basic dance steps with a high energy street style.  Class includes a full warm-up and stretch, breakdown of stylized moves and a combination.

Dress Code:  Comfortable clothes, (no jeans), and sneakers.

 

Lyrical Ballet – Ages 10+

Lyrical dance is the literal interpretation of the words and music.  Lyrical dance is most understood as a fusion between ballet technique and jazz elements and is most often referred to as “contemporary”.  This class will focus on the continuation of a strong ballet technique as well as the introduction of musical and rhythmical elements of Jazz, along with creating your own dance “character” while exploring the importance of emotion in movement.  We will work on improving strength and flexibility and even attempt a “trick” or two!

Dress Code:  Leotard, tights and pink leather ballet shoes.  Nude dance paws or bare feet for Devotional Lyrical.

 

Jazz – Ages 5+

A fun and energetic form of dance that showcases a dancer’s individual style and originality.  This class allows the dancer to interpret and execute moves in their own way.  Class consists of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns.  Dancers need a background in ballet.

Dress Code:  Dance attire and tan Jazz shoes.