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CLASS PLACEMENT & DESCRIPTION

~Dance Placement~
Your child will be placed in a technique class due to prior or no dance experience. A child can move up in a dance class anytime during the year by recommendation from their dance instructor or Christa. At Image Dance Studio we want the student to feel comfortable in their classes but also challenge them at the same time. Any concerns or questions about this please see Christa.
~Class Description~
Competition Elite & Jr Team
Commitment is October 1, 2017- September 30, 2018. Practice are once a week for one hour and you are required to take three technique classes and Master Classes. For the competition team you will attend dance competitions, Conventions and perform at local events.  Experience is required and you must be 9 years old for the Competition Teams. Try-outs are always in September. Please require within for more information on Competition Teams.

 Beginning Hip Hop Level 1(7-10)                                                                                                                                                                                                        

This class is designed to teach boys & girls hip hop technique and style. You will learn body isolations, contractions, dynamics in movement such as: sustain, fluid, sharp. While be introduced to the different styles of hip hop, B-Boy, Freezes, foot or floor work, krumping, tutting, popping, locking and lyrical hip hop. No experience is required for this class. Please wear comfortable clothes such as sweat pants, shorts, tank top or shirt. Tennis shoes are required and hair must be in a ponytail          

  Intermediate Hip Hop Level 2 (11-14)                                                                                                                     

Learn hard hitting choreography. This class is designed for both boys and girls. You will learn floor & feet work, freezes and tricks. You will learn dance routines at a fast pace. Styles include popping, locking, tutting, turfing, contemporary hip hop, femme, house and krumping. Experience is required. You are required to take a Master class once every other month. Please wear comfortable clothes such as sweat pants, shorts, tank top or shirt. Tennis shoes are required and hair must be in a ponytail

 

Advance Hip Hop Level 3 (15-18)
This class is designed for the advance hip hop dancer. You will learn hard hitting choreography at a fast pace. You will learn styles in popping, locking, tuting, kruming, contemporary, housing, femme, wacking, turfing and many more. Experience is required for this class. You are required to take a Master class once every other month. Please wear comfortable clothes such as sweat pants, shorts, tank top or shirt. Tennis shoes required and hair must be in a ponytail.

 

Beginning-Intermediate Contemporary Level 1 &2 (9-14)
This is designed for the beginning contemporary dancer. You will learn creative movement, across the floor combinations, routines and strengthing exercises. Contemporary is the combination of ballet and modern dance infused together. Learn to contract & release, fall & recover floor work while using unpredictable changes in rhythm. All these elements make up Contemporary dance. No experience is required. You are required to take one additional technique class such as Ballet or Jazz . Please wear Jazz pants, dance shorts, leotards, tank top, or shirt. Jazz shoes, modern shoes or barre feet welcome. Hair must be up in a ponytail

 

Advance Contemporary Level 3 (14 -19) 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Learn creative movement, across the floor combinations, routines and strengthing exercises. Contemporary is the combination of ballet and modern dance infused together. Learn to contract & release, fall & recover floor work while using unpredictable changes in rhythm. All these elements make up Contemporary dance. Dance experience is required. You must have 2 years of technique Ballet, Jazz, Contemporay or Modern technique. Required to take a Ballet technique Class and Master Class that is once every other month. Please wear Jazz pants, dance shorts, leotards, tank top, or shirt. Jazz shoes, modern shoes or barre feet welcome. Hair must be up in a ponytail.

 

Beginning Ballet Level 1 (7-10)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
This class is for the beginning dancer. You will learn the appropriate stretches, basic positions of the feet ,arms and body, the concept of parallel vs. turned out legs and feet, and ballet class etiquette are part of the curriculum. Students learn ballet terminology and meaning.  You will learn barre, floor and across the floor work. No experience required for this class. Must wear black leotard with pink or tan tights with ballet shoes. Hair must be up in a bun. 

 

Intermediate Ballet Level 2 (11-15)

You will focus on Intermediate combinations at the barre, center floor work and across the floor. You will learn more on terminology and origins of ballet. Proper technique will emphasize in this class and you will be expected to know the basics of Ballet while building more from your vocabulary. Must wear black leotard with pink or tan tights with ballet shoes. Hair must be up in a bun.

 
Advance Ballet Pre-Point Level 3 (12-18)
You will focus on advance combinations at the barre, center floor work, and across the floor. You will learn more on terminolgy and origins of ballet.Proper technique will emphasized in this class and will be expected to know the basics of Ballet. Class will be split up into flat ballet shoes and last half on point. Experience is required for this class. Please wear black leotard, skirt or dance shorts with pink or tan tights with ballet shoes. Hair Must be up in a bun.

 

Advance Jazz Level  1 & 2 (14-18)
 This class is designed for the advanced dancer. You will be learning more complex jazz combinations with advance technique and tricks. Working on style, choreography and dynamics. Dance experience is required for this class. You must have two years or more in Jazz. Required to take a Ballet technique and Master class that is offered once every other month . Please wear Jazz pants, dance shorts, tank top or shirt. Jazz shoes are required. Hair must be in a ponytail

 

Intermediate Jazz Level 2 (11-14)                                                                                                                                                                                                          
This class is designed for the Intermediate Jazz dancer. You will learn Intermediate Jazz technique and combinations that will challenge every dancer. We will also explore dance tricks, choreography, style and floor work. Dance experience is required for this class. You must have 2 year or more in Jazz. Required to take a Ballet technique and Master classes once every other month. Please wear Jazz pants, dance shorts, tank top or shirt. Jazz shoes are required. Hair must be in a ponytail.

                                                                   

Intermediate Jazz Level  1 (11-14)                                                                                                                                                                                                              

This class is for a beginning-Intermediate Jazz dancer. You will be improving on the basic jazz dance movements while integrating and learning the foundation of intermediate Jazz technique. You will learn difficult turns, leaps, floor work, choreography and combinations. Required to take a ballet technique class. Please wear Jazz pants, dance shorts, tank top or shirt. Jazz shoes are required. Hair must be in a ponytail.

 

Beginning Jazz Level 1 & 2 (7-10)                                                                                                                                                                                                   
This class is for the beginning Jazz dancer. You will learn the basic locomotive movements, body isolations, feet positions and the correct body alignment for Jazz dance. While learning different Turns, Leaps, Jumps, and the basic steps for across the floor movements. Combinations and short routines will be taught in class. This helps connect the movement and technique with music for the dancer. No experience is required for this class. Please wear Jazz pants, dance shorts, tank top or shirt. Jazz shoes are required. Hair must be in a ponytail.

 

Lil Dancer: (ages-3-6)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Lil Hip Hop- This is class is for the beginner dancer designed to teach kids on how to move with body isolations in hip hop. They will learn fun freezes and acro dance. They will also learn different hip hop styles. Please wear comfortable leggings, dance shorts, tank top or t-shirt, tennis shoes and hair in ponytail.
Lil Ballerina- Then they will learn the basic steps to Ballet barre work. They will enjoy learning the different feet positions in Ballet and barre combinations. Purple leotard and pink tights (Purchase through Image). Ballet shoes and hair must be in a bun.                                                                                                                                              
Lil Jazz- part of the class is broken into across the floor Jazz movement. Your child will learn locomotive Jazz movements, different turns, leaps and jumps. Please wear comfortable jazz pants, dance shorts, tank top or shirt. Jazz shoes are required. Hair must be in a ponytail.                                                                                                                                        
****The last couple minutes of class we offer costumes for the kids to get into and participate in freeze dance in all 3 classes. They will dance to fun and upbeat songs as they bust out their best dance moves. No experience is required for these classes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Heels Class (18 & up)                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
This fun new work-out is hitting all over the world. Channel your own inner sassy diva attitude while dancing to fun hip hop moves like Beyoncé in her music videos. You will build confidence and improve strength. No experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring heels that make you feel comfortable to get your groove on. Bring comfortable tennis shoes for warm-up as well.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

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