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Class Descriptions
Ages 10+

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Acro I

Ages 7+

Our Acro I class introduces basic tumbling moves with a strong emphasis on stretching and strengthening exercises, which will prepare the student for more advanced work. Basic moves learned include things such as Splits and Backbends. Rolls and Cartwheels are introduced almost immediately after obtaining the proper strength for support.

 

Dress Code: Black leotard and black dance shorts or leggings. 

Shoes: Bare Feet

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Acro II

Ages 7+

Acro II is for the intermediate dancer. Prior acro, gymnastics or tumbling experience is required. We strongly advise to take this class along with ballet, lyrical, or jazz. Skills of focus include: Handstand balance, Heel stretch hold, Scorpion, One hand cartwheel (right and left), Chest Rolls, Elbow stand hold, Backbend Kickover,  Round off, Jete, Single pirouette, Front Walkover, Back Walkover, Front Limber, Aerial and more. 

*Students must be able to fall into a backbend  & stand up on their own

Dress Code: Black leotard and black dance shorts or leggings. 

Shoes: Bare Feet

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Acro III

Ages 9+

Acro III is for the Advanced dancer. We strongly advise to take this class with ballet, lyrical, or jazz. Skills of focus include: Handstand balance, Heel stretch hold, Scorpion, One hand cartwheel (right and left), Chest Roll, Elbow stand hold, Straddle press handstand, Arabian, Dive cartwheel, Round off, Jete, Double pirouette, Front Walkover, Back Walkover, Front Limber, Back Handspring, Aerial and more.

 

*Instructor approval required* (Students must be able to perform a clean back walkover)

Dress Code: Black leotard and black dance shorts or leggings. 

Shoes: Bare Feet

Ballet II

Ages 10+

This is a beginner/ntermediate level ballet class. Ballet will strengthen and review the fundamentals of technique within dancers' overall training.  All students, will be challenged technically and artistically.  

Dress Code: Leotard, Ballet Skirt and Pink Tights

Shoes: Pink Ballet Slippers

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Ballet III

Ages 10+

 

The basis and foundation of all dance forms, Ballet will strengthen and review the fundamentals of technique within dancers' overall training. All students, will be challenged technically and artistically.  This is an intermediate/advanced level ballet class.

Dress Code: Leotard, Ballet Skirt and Pink Tights

Shoes: Pink Ballet Slippers

Ballet IV

Ages 10+

 

The basis and foundation of all dance forms, Ballet will strengthen and review the fundamentals of technique within dancers' overall training. All students, will be challenged technically and artistically.  This is an advanced level ballet class.

Dress Code: Leotard, Ballet Skirt and Pink Tights

Shoes: Pink Ballet Slippers

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Ballet Workshop

Ages 9+

 

Ballet Workshop is an intensive class that will help dancers of all ages and levels advance their ballet training. It is recommended for all dancers who are serious about improving their technique and going en pointe. Through this weekly class, dancers will gain strength, flexibility, and an understanding of ballet technique that can be applied to all other styles of dance.

Dress Code: Leotard, Ballet Skirt and Pink Tights

Shoes: Pink Ballet Slippers

Dance Cirque

Ages 8yrs & up

 

Roll up! Roll up! Introduce your child to something new and unique. Dance Cirque Circus classes are at Valley Dance. Watch the excitement as your child looks forward to each class as they meet new friends, gain confidence and learn new skills in this super fun class.

 

Dancers move at their own pace in this class. 


Class includes: Interactive circuits, aerial silks, juggling, hula hoops and more all under the supervision of our fully qualified teachers.

**This is a NON-RECITAL CLASS! We will have an in-studio showcase for all our Little Cirque & Dance Cirque dancers**

Dress Code: Black leotard and black dance shorts or leggings. 

Shoes: Bare Feet

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Jazz I

Ages 7-10

 

In this Beginner Level Class, the fundamentals of Jazz dance are explored in traveling steps, isolations, kicks, turns and more.  Dancers will focus on body position and placement while learning jazz terminology and choreography. 

Dress Code: Leotard and Black Leggings or Dance Shorts

Shoes: Tan Slip-On Jazz Shoes

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Hip Hop II

Ages 11+

This hip hop class is a fast-paced and energetic dance style using the latest street/urban dance moves set to hip hop music. Hip hop encompasses a wide range of street styles including breaking, locking and popping. 

Dress Code: Comfortable Clothes You Can Move In/ No Jeans

Shoes: Pastry Pop Tart Sneakers (Black)

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Jazz II

Ages 10-13

In this Beginner/Intermediate Level Class, the fundamentals of Jazz dance are explored in traveling steps, isolations, kicks, turns and more.  Dancers will focus on body position and placement while learning jazz terminology and choreography. 

Dress Code: Leotard and Black Leggings or Dance Shorts

Shoes: Tan Slip-On Jazz Shoes

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Jazz III

Ages 10+

In this Intermediate Level class, fundamentals of Jazz dance are explored in traveling steps, isolations, kicks, turns and more.  Dancers will focus on body position and placement while learning jazz terminology and choreography. 

Dress Code: Leotard and Black Leggings or Dance Shorts

Shoes: Tan Slip-On Jazz Shoes

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Jazz IV

Ages 13+

In this advanced level class, the fundamentals of Jazz dance are explored in traveling steps, isolations, kicks, turns and more.  Dancers will focus on body position and placement while learning jazz terminology and advanced choreography. 

*Instructor approval required

Dress Code: Leotard and Black Leggings or Dance Shorts

Shoes: Tan Slip-On Jazz Shoes

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Leaps & Turns

Ages 9+

 

Leaps and Turns is a jazz-based technique class. This class focuses on strict technique to help the dancer achieve their fullest potential. This class includes a warm-up focused on strength, conditioning, and flexibility. The rest of the class is focused on learning new turns, leaps, and jumps!

Dress Code: Leotard and Shorts or leggings

Shoes: Bare Feet or Jazz Shoes

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Modern/Lyrical II

Ages 10+

This class focuses on the fundamentals of Modern dance & Lyrical dance in an intermediate/advanced setting. Dancers will work on parallel placement, contractions, spinal articulation, weight transfer and  floor work as the basis of the Graham, Limon and Horton techniques.  They will be challenged to express themselves as artists and grow intellectually as well as physically and technically in modern and lyrical classes. Intermediate level steps and technique will be taught as well as more challenging choreography.

Dress Code: Leotard and Black Leggings or Dance Shorts

Shoes: Bare Feet or Foot Undeez

Modern/Lyrical III

Ages 13+

This class focuses on the fundamentals of Modern dance & Lyrical dance in a more advanced setting. Dancers will work on parallel placement, contractions, spinal articulation, weight transfer and  floor work as the basis of the Graham, Limon and Horton techniques.  They will be challenged to express themselves as artists and grow intellectually as well as physically and technically in modern and lyrical classes. Advanced level steps and technique will be taught as well as more challenging choreography.

Dress Code: Leotard and Black Leggings or Dance Shorts

Shoes: Bare Feet or Foot Undeez

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Musical Theatre Dance

Ages 9+

Musical Theatre is a jazz-based class filled with Broadway style dancing and music. Classes incorporate the style of dance one would typically see on a Broadway stage. This form of dancing emphasizes learning performance skills such as connecting with the audience and facial expressions.

Dress Code: Leotard and Black Leggings or Dance Shorts

Shoes: Tan Character Shoes

Pre-Pointe

Ages 9+

Pre-Pointe is a pointe preparation class for serious ballet students interested in dancing en pointe. Pre-Pointe is a 30-minute class that meets weekly. The class is taken barefoot. A portion of the class is spent doing foot/ankle exercises and stretches on the floor. Students also do strenuous core strengthening exercises. A portion of the time will be spent at the barre doing repetitious strength-building exercises. Pre-Pointe Class is required before being considered to dance en pointe.

Dress Code: Leotard, Ballet Skirt and Pink Tights

Shoes: Pink Ballet Slippers

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Stretch & Strengthen

Ages 9+​

Conditioning the body and injury prevention work are essential to every dancer's training. Stretch and strength classes will help dancers increase their endurance, strength and flexibility.  We are excited to welcome guest teacher, Hannah Carriglitto to teach this very special class. With many years of competitive dance under her belt, Hannah is excited to help take our dancers to the next level! 

Dress Code: Leotard and Shorts or Leggings

Shoes: Bare Feet

Tap II

Ages 10+

In Tap class, dancers learn and perfect rhythm, timing, musicality and precision. This is an Intermediate level class, basic tap steps in both Broadway & rhythm tap styles will be taught. 

Dress Code: Casual, Comfortable Athletic clothes (NO JEANS)

Shoes: Black Tap Shoes

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