Avondale Park Fall 2016 Schedule
September 12-December 16
Registration Opens July 11th!
Cost: Monday, Friday Classes $90
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday Classes $98
*No Class October 10, November 11, November 21-26
10:00-10:30 Dance with Me: Hip Hop (age 2)
10:30-11:15 Creative Movement (age 3-4)
5:00-6:00 Ballet Technique for Gymnasts (age 7-14)
1:30-2:15 Tot Hip Hop (ages 3-4)
2:30-3:15 Bitty Ballet (age 4)
3:30-4:30 Junior Hip Hop (age 5-7)
Tot Hip Hop is an upbeat introductory dance class. It encourages coordination, balance, flexibility and motor skills, all while groovin’ to your child’s favorite songs! Students should wear cool, comfortable clothing! All hip hop students should wear clean gym shoes and comfortable clothes that they can move in.
Junior Hip Hop Students learn basic hip hop choreography to upbeat music in a fun, encouraging environment. Dancers are also encouraged to create their own dance moves by participating in improvisational games. All hip hop students should wear clean gym shoes and comfortable clothes that they can move in.
Jr. Breakdancing and Youth Breakdancing is a perfect introduction to breakdancing. Through improvisation, choreography and strength building (cartwheels, forward/backwards rolls, head/hand stands and freezes- very similar to some yoga poses) students will learn the basics of Break Dancing. Students are taught vocabulary and choreography as they are encouraged to create movements and phrases on their own. We will work on identifying rhythm through individual and group activities and each class will have the chance to participate in an end of the session performance. Participants will need tennis shoes, that lace, to participate in class. All breakdancing students should wear clean gym shoes and comfortable clothes that they can move in.
Dance with Me: Parent & Child Classes
Dance with Me: Ballet (age 2) is a perfect introduction to ballet that incorporates parent and child participation. Dancers will learn the basics of ballet in a fun, imaginative environment! * Parent participation is required for this class.
Dance with Me: Hip Hop(age 2) is a perfect introduction to beginning movement skills that incorporates parent and child participation. This class allows young dancers and their parents the opportunity to explore by utilizing and creating their own personal movement, drawing on emotion, story, and nature. * Parent participation is required for this class
Bitty Ballet This class introduces students to beginning ballet skills while encouraging fun and creativity! An excellent preparation for continuing dance training in any discipline. Pre-Dance students are not required to wear ballet attire for pre-dance, though they are more than welcome to wear ballet slippers, tights and a leotard.
Jr. Ballet is an excellent first ballet class for students! This class follows a traditional ballet class format and introduces young dancers to the fundamentals of ballet while building strength, flexibility and agility. All ballet students should arrive to class wearing ballet slippers, tights and a leotard.
Youth Ballet I is a continuation of Jr. Ballet I. Students in this class will further their ballet training in a more challenging environment, preparing them for Ballet I. *All students in Jr. Ballet II must have a recommendation from the instructor in order to enroll. All ballet students should arrive to class wearing ballet slippers, tights and a leotard.
Youth Ballet II is a continuation of Jr. Ballet II. Students in this class will further their training in ballet technique, improving on flexibility, focus, and memorization. *All students in Ballet I must have a recommendation from the instructor in order to enroll.
Story Time Dance
Storytime Dance is an excellent beginning dance class or supplement to pre-dance or ballet. Storytime Dance brings your favorite literary characters to life! Students will dance their way through popular children’s stories, using creativity, choreography, and character building skills. Dancers will be taught fundamental dance basics while also learning vital skills in comprehension, memorization, and performance.