Aerial Yoga

Aerial Arts

This class is for those who love the idea of their feet being anywhere but, on the ground, and are ready for some extra challenge!   Students will learn French climbs, basic foot locks, and, if ready, tricks without the knot like inverting and small drops. On the Lyra students learn basic transitions, tucks, and various hangs.  Introductory level requires no prior experience and skills taught are customized to individual’s strength and skill level. 


Class Length: 1 -1.25 hours

 

Hair:  Pulled Back As Much As Possible
Attire: Girls: Leotard or Tank and Leggings Boys: Shirt and pants (not too baggy)

Shoe: None

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Creative Movement

Designed for preschool children age 2-3, this class focuses on developing upper and lower body strengthening and stretching, gross and fine motor skills, coordination and encouraging group interaction. Exercises, tumbling, dancing, and lots of imagination are the core of this class! Parent/Guardian can participate too (allowed, but not required)!

Class Length: 30 min

Girls: Pink skirted leotard dress     Tights: 1004 | Prima Pink-footed     Shoe: Pink Ballet

Boys: White shirt, Black Pants     Shoe: Black Stretch Jazz Boot

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KinderDance Combo

A beginner dance class designed for ages 4-5 to develop upper and lower body strengthening and stretching, gross and fine motor skills, coordination and encouraging group interaction.  Depending on the combination class chosen, this introductory class will explore Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Breakdance and/or Acrobatics. Students must be toilet trained.

Class Length: 45 minutes

 

Girls: Pink skirted leotard dress     Tights: 1004 | Prima Pink-footed     Shoe: Pink Ballet

Boys: White shirt, Black Pants     Shoe: Black Stretch Jazz Boot

Ballet Class

Classical Ballet 

The foundation for all dance styles, incorporating strength, coordination, and grace.  Ballet is a theatrical art form using dancing, music, and scenery to convey a story, theme, or atmosphere. Classes consist of Barre & Center work for the more serious and older student with preparation for choreographic variations and Pointe work.

Class Length: 1 Hour  

 

Hair:  Bun
Attire: Girls: Solid Color Leotard,Pink Tights, Ballet Skirt  Boys: White Tank Shirt & Black Pants
Shoe: Girls: Pink Leather Ballet   Boys: Black Leather Ballet

Ballet Dancers

Pointe

Pointe technique is the part of classical ballet technique that concerns pointe work, in which a ballet technique is performed at an advanced level where the dancer supports all body weight on the tips of fully extended feet within pointe shoes. Director recommendation is required.


Class Length:  Varied

 

Hair:  Bun
Attire: Girls: Solid Leotard and Pink Tights, Ballet Skirt  
Shoe: Girls: Ballet Pink Pointe Shoe

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Jazz 

A classic American style of dance emphasizing movement combinations, strengthening, stretching, conditioning technique and progressions including turns, kicks and leaps. Whether it be Broadway or Commercial, our goal is to teach a strong and flexible technique allowing dancers to learn varied styles and choreography.

 

Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Solid Colored Leotard/Pink, Black or Tan Tights or Black Leggings  Boys: White Tank Shirt & Black Pants
Shoe: Girls: Black Slip on Jazz Boot  Boys: Black Slip on Jazz Boot

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Lyrical 

A contemporary form of dance which emphasizes a combination of Ballet and Jazz performed to express the lyrics of the song.


Class Length: 1 Hour 

 

Hair:  Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Solid Color Leotard & Pink, Black, or Tan Tights, Ballet Skirt may be worn  Boys: White Tank Shirt & Black Pants 

Shoe: Girls: Half Sole

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Acrobatics 

A program focusing on floor tumbling skills plus partnering lifts and tempo skills. Grouped by ability, we will focus on floor acrobatics and stunting skills, while stressing safe progression, proper technique, stretching and footwork. This class is designed to improve balance, coordination, flexibility.

Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  French Braid, Ponytail, Bun
Attire: Girls: Leotard & Bare legs/Footless Tights  Boys: White Shirt & Black Shorts/Pants
Shoe: None

Modern Ballet Dancers

Modern 

A free motion form of dance dealing with the elements of space, time, weight, and energy. Students focus on improvisation and creative expression.


Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Solid Colored Leotard/Pink, Black or Tan Tights or Black Leggings  Boys: White Tank Shirt & Black Pants
Shoe: None

Jumping Dancer

Contemporary Ballet 

A Ballet class with a modern day spin on the foundation for all dance styles, incorporating strength, coordination, and grace.  Classes consist of Barre & Center work.  While grounded in classical ballet technique, we dance to a variety of music such as classical, contemporary, solo instrumental, orchestral and have a great time working on musicality, fluidity, phrasing, and, of course, placement. 

 

Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  Bun or Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Solid Color Leotard & Pink Tights, Ballet Skirt  Boys: White Tank Shirt & Black Pants
Shoe: Girls: Pink Leather Ballet   Boys: Black Leather Ballet 

Break Dance Crew

Hip Hop 

This is an exciting urban style dance class which incorporates body isolations, movement combinations, and high energy with deep historical and social roots in African culture. Hip-hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture.

 

Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Aerobicwear/Dancewear required  Boys: Comfortable Clothes (not too baggy)
Shoe: Girls: Black/White Sequin Hi-Top  Boys: Black/White Low Top Chuck Taylor Style Converse Sneaker (off-brand OK too)

Urban Breakdancer

Breakdance 

This class is a street dance style teaching moves often seen on the streets of NYC.  Danced to pop, funk or hip hop music and often remixed to prolong the breaks, breaking is a well-known hip hop dance style.  Breaking involves Toprock (movement while standing up), Downrock (movement on the ground), Freezes (acrobatic pauses in movement) and Power Moves ((large movements often involving rotation).  

 

Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Aerobicwear /Dancewear required  Boys: Comfortable Clothes (not too baggy)
Shoe: Girls & Boys: Black/White Low Top Chuck Taylor Style Converse Sneaker (off-brand OK too)

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Musical Theater 

Focused on movement, acting, and drama, this class will explore the excitement and fun of theater through roll play, creative drama, improvisation, and the exposure to plays and musicals. The dance portion of the class emphasizes movement combinations, strengthening and stretching. Our goal is to teach a strong and flexible technique allowing dancers to learn varied styles and choreography based on Broadway Musicals.

 

Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Solid Colored Leotard/Pink, Black or Tan Tights or Black Leggings  Boys: White Shirt & Black Shorts/Pants
Shoe: Girls: Jazz Boot or Character Shoe (per teacher preference) Boys: Jazz Shoe

Tap Dance Class

Tap 

A rhythmic, energetic dance style, stressing time, accuracy, articulation of sound, performance & musicality. Students are also taught how to count music.

 

Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  Ponytail

Attire: Girls: Solid Colored Leotard/Pink, Black or Tan Tights or Black Leggings  Boys: White Tank Shirt & Black Pants
Shoe: Girls: Black Front Lace Tap  Boys: Black Front Lace Tap

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Fusion2 Dance Company 

Dance Fusion wants YOU to join Fusion2!  Our attendance-based, performance-focused dance company is designed for dedicated students who want to perform MORE.   Fusion2 Dance Company provides more performance opportunities in both competitive and non-competitive settings.  Dates, approximate cost and due dates for scheduled events will be provided well in advance for your convenience.  Performance experiences that align with Dance Fusion’s mission will be added throughout the season.  The majority of the extra performances will occur February through May of 2021.  ATTENDANCE & PARTICIPATION IN PERFORMANCES ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL COMPANY MEMBERS.  

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