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Ages 7 – 9
Beginner
Dance Classes

Inspire your elementary student’s love for dance with beginner classes at Showcase Dance Studio! Our classes offer an encouraging environment where young dancers can polish their basic skills. Showcase Dancer Studio’s dedicated instructors help students execute fine and gross motor skills. Learn complex rhythms and choreography while refining coordination and balance.

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Ages 7 – 9
Beginner
Dance Classes

Inspire your elementary student’s love for dance with beginner classes at Showcase Dance Studio! Our classes offer an encouraging environment where young dancers can polish their basic skills. Showcase Dancer Studio’s dedicated instructors help students execute fine and gross motor skills. Learn complex rhythms and choreography while refining coordination and balance.

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Beginner Ballet:

A classic dance form with specific terminology, technique, and choreography. Ballet class is highly structured and regimented due to the classical technique that must be fostered and perfected. Class begins by warming up at the barre and then continues to center floor, followed by linking together combinations across the floor. Class typically ends with a curtsey or bow to show respect to the teacher.

Dress Code:
Light Blue leotard, pink footed tights, no jewelry. Ballet skirts optional.

Required Shoes:
Daisy pink leather full sole. Tie shoes and cut excess.

Class Duration:
45 Minutes

Tuition:

  • 1st Class: $66 per Summer Session
  • 2nd Class: $59 per Summer Session
  • 3rd Class: $53 per Summer Session
  • 4th Class: $46 per Summer Session
  • 5th Class: $40 per Summer Session
  • 6th Class: $33 per Summer Session

Registration Fee:

  • $15 per student
  • $25 per family
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Beginner Tap:

A form of dance in which the feet create rhythmic sounds. Class warm-up begins either center floor or at the barre, followed by stationary movements to enhance sound clarity, and recognize rhythm patterns. Students will practice traveling movements across the floor and will continue to build upon single, double, and triple sounds. Class concludes with a combination that reiterates the steps taught previously.

Dress Code:
Any style black leotard, caramel tights, no jewelry. Black dance shorts optional.

Required Shoes:
Black leather full sole

Class Duration:
45 Minutes

Tuition:

  • 1st Class: $66 per Summer Session
  • 2nd Class: $59 per Summer Session
  • 3rd Class: $53 per Summer Session
  • 4th Class: $46 per Summer Session
  • 5th Class: $40 per Summer Session
  • 6th Class: $33 per Summer Session

Registration Fee:

  • $15 per student
  • $25 per family
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Beginner Jazz:

A rhythmic, stylized dance conceived in America and influenced by jazz music. Jazz combines an erect spine and formal dance patterns of Europe with rhythmic, flat-footed, bent kneed influences from African cultures. Class starts with a proper warm-up, continues with isolations, balance, flexibility stretches, floor progressions, and choreography. Students should expect a high energy class with upbeat music with a strong emphasis on jazz technique.
*Ballet is a prerequisite for this class.

Dress Code:
Any style black leotard, caramel tights, no jewelry. Black dance shorts optional.

Required Shoes:
Black jazz slip-on split sole shoes.

Class Duration:
45 Minutes

Tuition:

  • 1st Class: $66 per Summer Session
  • 2nd Class: $59 per Summer Session
  • 3rd Class: $53 per Summer Session
  • 4th Class: $46 per Summer Session
  • 5th Class: $40 per Summer Session
  • 6th Class: $33 per Summer Session

Registration Fee:

  • $15 per student
  • $25 per family
Register Today!

Beginner Pom:

A style is influenced by jazz and cheerleading. Class focuses on teaching precise, sharp movements that are uniform and appealing to the eye. Students begin with a typical jazz warm-up and progress to floor stretches to increase flexibility, followed by across the floor progressions and a combination. Instructors focus on jumps, leaps, pirouettes, kick lines, correct arm placement and ripples. This class is highly recommended for students interested in auditioning for school dance teams.
*Jazz is a prerequisite for this class.  Studio purchased poms are required for this class.

Dress Code:
Any style black leotard, caramel tights, no jewelry. Black dance shorts optional.

Required Shoes:
Black jazz slip-on split sole shoes.

Class Duration:
45 Minutes

Tuition:

  • 1st Class: $66 per Summer Session
  • 2nd Class: $59 per Summer Session
  • 3rd Class: $53 per Summer Session
  • 4th Class: $46 per Summer Session
  • 5th Class: $40 per Summer Session
  • 6th Class: $33 per Summer Session

Registration Fee:

  • $15 per student
  • $25 per family
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Beginner Hip-Hop:

This is a dance style influenced by hip-hop music, (Rap, R&B, Old School) cultural fads, jazz dance, and hip-hop culture. Class focuses on isolations, strengthening core muscles for break dancing freezes, conditioning and becoming comfortable expressing movement through freestyle and choreography.

Dress Code:
Street Clothes. Jeans are not recommended.

Required Shoes:
Tennis shoes

Class Duration:
45 Minutes

Tuition:

  • 1st Class: $66 per Summer Session
  • 2nd Class: $59 per Summer Session
  • 3rd Class: $53 per Summer Session
  • 4th Class: $46 per Summer Session
  • 5th Class: $40 per Summer Session
  • 6th Class: $33 per Summer Session

Registration Fee:

  • $15 per student
  • $25 per family
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Beginner Acro:

Teaches flexibility, balance, strength, coordination, and discipline. Students will begin with basic stunts such as forward rolls, push-up back-bends, crab walks, and motor skill drills. More advanced students will learn cartwheels, round-offs, headstands, handstands, front walkovers, back walkovers, back handsprings, front handsprings, and aerials.

Dress Code:
Any style black leotard, stirrup tights, no jewelry. Black dance shorts optional.

Required Shoes:
None

Class Duration:
45 Minutes

Tuition:

  • 1st Class: $66 per Summer Session
  • 2nd Class: $59 per Summer Session
  • 3rd Class: $53 per Summer Session
  • 4th Class: $46 per Summer Session
  • 5th Class: $40 per Summer Session
  • 6th Class: $33 per Summer Session

Registration Fee:

  • $15 per student
  • $25 per family
Register Today!

Beginner Classroom Milestones

  • Follow directions
  • Learn complex rhythms (Single and double)
  • Execute fine and gross motor skills
  • Refine coordination and balance
  • Execute rote memorization in chorography
  • Demonstrate vocabulary recognition
  • Understand spatial awareness in choreography
  • Build friendships and social skills