Classes

A Step Above Dance Academy offers instruction and performance opportunities to children and teens in the form of Acrobatics/Gymnastics, Ballet/Pointe, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Hip-Hop, Lyrical and Tap.

 

A Step Above Dance Academy offers classes for all ages and levels.

For more information on the breakdown of our 5 STAR PROGRAMS, see the drop down menu above.

PRE - DANCE

Ages 3 - 4

This is a 60 minute class that meets once a week. The class is divided into 3 segments exposing the dancer to tap, ballet/jazz, and tumbling. Creative expression, coordination, and basic terminology are taught at this level.

KINDER.DANCE

Age 5

This is a 60 minute class that meets once a week. The class is divided into 2 equal segments exposing the dancer to jazz and tumbling. Creative expression, coordination, and basic terminology are taught at this level.

PRIMARY

Ages 6 - 7

This is a 2 hour class that meets once a week. The class is divided into 4 equal segments exposing the dancer to tap, ballet, jazz, and acrobatics/tumbling. Class placement is based upon age and ability. At this level students may select to focus on a specific style of dance.

 

ELEMENTARY

Ages 7 - 8

This is a 2 hour class that meets once a week. The class is divided into 4 equal segments exposing the dancer to tap, ballet, jazz, and acrobatics/tumbling. Class placement is based upon age and ability. At this level students may select to focus on a specific style of dance.

INTERMEDIATE

Ages 9 - 10

This is a 2 hour class that meets once a week. The class is divided into 4 equal segments exposing the dancer to tap, ballet, jazz, and acrobatics/tumbling. Class placement is based upon age and ability. At this level students may select to focus on a specific style of dance.

 

PRE TEEN & TEEN

The class is divided into 4 equal segments exposing the dancer to tap, ballet, jazz, and acrobatics/tumbling. Class placement is based upon age and ability. At this level students may select to focus on a specific style of dance.

ACROBATICS/TUMBLING

(Beginning-Advanced)

Acrobatics/Tumbling is instruction that incorporates controlled movement using the flexibility, power and strength of ones body to execute skills such as cartwheels, walkovers, and back handsprings.

 

LYRICAL

Lyrical dance tells a story or conveys a message through expression and movement that is fluid, smooth and controlled. 

 

 

HIP HOP

Hip hop dance refers to dance styles, mainly street dance styles, primarily danced to hip hop music , or that have evolved as a part of the hip hop culture.

 

 

CONTEMPORARY

Contemporary is a form of dance that uses dance techniques found in ballet and modern.

 

 

MUSICAL THEATRE

This 30 minute class is for beginner, intermediate and advanced level students.  Basic study of musicals are taught in class, while students enjoy singing, dancing, and acting on their way to becoming a "triple threat".

TODDLER CLASS (SESSION)

This is a 30 minute class that meets once a week for eight weeks.  This class introduces students to a classroom setting. Students enrolled in this program are 2 to 3 years old. Creative expression, coordination, basic dance and tumbling skills are taught at this level.

CORE CLASSES

SPECIALTY CLASSES