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Recreation Levels
& Dance Teams

Recreation Levels

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Dancing Duos

Ages 18 mos-2.5 - Guardian involved class providing a fun introduction to rhythm, musicality and movement. Engaging and creative dancing is used to discover the joy of ballet, jazz, and creative movement. A guardian is asked to stay during the class to help and encourage their dancer.

Creative Movement/Ballet

Ages 2.5-4 - Creative Movement / Ballet
Classes. Stimulating, fun and imaginative classes
in creative movement, designed to develop your child’s natural love of dance and music. The fundamentals of ballet and tumbling are introduced with basic dance movement, games and use of imagination in dramatic play. 

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Mini

Ages 4-6: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical Combo Classes, Hip Hop, and Acrobatics Classes. Our Mini classes aim to nurture and enhance your child's passion for dance, movement, and music. In these classes, we introduce Acrobatics, Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical, and Tap, combined with Ballet. At this stage, young dancers are encouraged to explore a Ballet combo class along with another dance style, allowing them to discover their love for dance even more!

Petite

Ages 7-9 - These classes are for the dancers that are ready to take dance to the next level! Our Petite dancers take tailored, focused classes based on their personal interests and passions. This progression is the next step into creating their positive dance experience, growth, and maturity. Our goal at Dance Expressions is to enhance the level of excellence in your dancer in a fun and supporting environment. Dancers are encouraged to take a ballet class but are not required to at the recreational level.

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Junior / Teen 

For Juniors (Ages 10-12) and Teens (Ages 13 and up) - We strongly encourage dancers aged 10 and above to include a ballet class in their dance curriculum, in addition to exploring the various dance genres we offer at Dance Expressions. While recreational dancers are not obligated to enroll in a ballet class, our faculty firmly believes that cultivating a solid foundation in dance involves incorporating ballet. Alongside ballet, these young dancers have the flexibility to choose from a variety of styles, including acrobatics, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, technique, and more.

Competition Dancers

All committed and motivated dancers ages 5 and up are welcome to audition and join our team!

Dance Expressions Competition Teams are designed for dancers who love to perform. Dancers are accepted into the program by audition. All competition dancers are given the opportunity to travel to different venues throughout the year, performing at competitions and community events.

 

All team dancers are required to take their mandatory classes along with an additional style of choice.

Acrobatic Team Dancers are required to take an acrobatics conditioning class along with their team acrobatics class. Hip Hop only team dancers are only required to take their mandatory hip hop class; an additional style of choice is highly recommended.

 

Soloists/Duo/Trios: Team Dancers are chosen at the beginning of the dance year.

*Dancers are placed in groups based off of ability and age, ages do not guarantee your dancers place.

Team Dancers are chosen at the beginning of the dance year.

2023-2024 Team Announcement coming soon!

 
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