W65 Curriculum & Schedule

CURRICULUM

Pouch Baby Barre is a 45-minute drop-in class for the child and parent/caregiver

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 9am

Pouch Baby Jam is a 45-minute drop-in class for the child and parent/caregiver

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 10am

Baby & Me Yoga is a 45-minute drop-in class for the child and parent/caregiver

Tue/Thu: 11am, 2pm

SCHEUDLE

MonTueWedThuFri
Pouch Baby Barre
9:00am-9:45am
Pouch Baby Barre
​9:00am-9:45am
Pouch Baby Barre
​9:00am-9:45am
Pouch Baby Barre
​9:00am-9:45am
Pouch Baby Barre
​9:00am-9:45am
Pouch Baby Jam
11:00am-11:45am
Pouch Baby Jam
​11:00am-11:45am
Pouch Baby Jam
​11:00am-11:45am
Pouch Baby Jam
​11:00am-11:45am
Pouch Baby Jam
​11:00am-11:45am
 Baby & Me Yoga
11:00am-11:45am
 Baby & Me Yoga
11:00am-11:45am
 
 Baby & Me Yoga
2:00pm-2:45pm
 Baby & Me Yoga
2:00pm-2:45pm
 

Listen & Wiggle is a 45-minute class for the child and parent/caregiver as an introduction to music and movement. Class will consist of a series of songs and guided movements to get babies bouncing and grooving. Musical instruments will also be used.

Mon-Fri: 9am, 11am
Mon/Wed/Fri: 1pm

Baby Movers is a 45-minute class for the child and parent/caregiver incorporating the basics of creative movements, rhythm & musicality, and body awareness.

Creative Movement introduces rhythm and musicality, elementary ballet skills, weight shifting, and imaginative movements referencing animals and nature.

Tumbling is an intro to gymnastics fundamentals and body awareness in a fun and playful environment. 

Hip-Hop focuses on the popular urban style of dance. Class work consists of a cardio and strength building warm-up, stretching and developing a vocabulary of steps and combinations.

Ballet/Tap Combo introduces rhythm and musicality, elementary ballet and tap skills, weight shifting, and imaginative movements referencing animals and nature.

Hip-Hop focuses on the popular urban style of dance. Class work consists of a cardio and strength building warm-up, stretching and developing a vocabulary of steps and combinations.

Tumbling is an intro to gymnastics fundamentals and body awareness in a fun and playful environment.

Tiny Yoga (Adult Participation) introduces basic yoga poses to build body awareness, strength, and flexibility.

Ballet/Tap Combo builds upon rhythm and musicality, elementary to intermediate ballet and tap skills, weight shifting, and imaginative movements referencing animals and nature.

Jazz/Tap Combo builds upon rhythm and musicality, elementary to intermediate jazz and tap skills, weight shifting, and imaginative movements referencing animals and nature.

Hip-Hop focuses on the popular urban style of dance. Class work consists of a cardio and strength building warm-up, stretching and developing a vocabulary of steps and combinations.

Tumbling is an intro to gymnastics fundamentals and body awareness in a fun and playful environment. 

Level Guide: *if no level is specified, the class is All Levels

Beg-no prior experience necessary

Beg/Int-1/2 years prior experience in the style

Int-2/3 years prior experience in the style

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Ballet focuses on the foundations of proper body alignment, technique, and vocabulary. In this class dancers develop flexibility, coordination, and confidence. 

Jazz incorporates foundations of proper body alignment, technique, flexibility and classic jazz dance vocabulary with an upbeat rhythm-based style.

Boys' Technique explores the fundamentals of ballet and jazz technique. While boys are, of course, welcome in all our classes, this class focuses on the unique attributes of strength and style that set male dancers apart. 

Musical Theater Dance (^) builds on the fundamentals of jazz technique while adding elements of acting and storytelling in the classic Broadway style. 

Tap combines rhythm and coordination to make music with the feet and body. Students will learn the basics of tap technique and musicality. 

Hip-Hop focuses on the popular urban style of dance. Class work consists of a cardio and strength building warm-up, stretching and developing a vocabulary of steps and combinations. Intermediate level classes are for dancers with 2-3 years of experience.

Breaking is a style of street dance which focus primarily on four types of movement: top rock, down rock, power moves, and freezes. This class combines fundamentals of these skills with hip-hop foundations.

Acro incorporates elements of both jazz and acrobatics instruction focusing on flexibility, tumbling, strength, and technique with an upbeat rhythm-based style

Lyrical (^) is a style that builds upon a foundation of classical ballet technique with an emphasis on finding freedom in the movement.  Dancers focus on understanding the dynamics and initiation of the movement along with a sense of breath, musicality, and connection to a story.

Jumps & Turns (^) builds upon classic ballet and jazz technique with a focus on across the floor progressions to build skill and understanding of leaps, turns, and floorwork.

Acting incorporates improvisational work, movement, and scene work to encourage dancers to connect with the craft and technique of acting in a relaxed and fun environment.

Level Guide: *Ages 10-12 class levels assigned by letter, Teen class levels assigned by number

AL- All Levels

A/1- Beginner level, no prior experience necessary

B/2- Advanced Beginner level, 1-2 years prior experience in the style

Beg or I - no prior experience necessary

Beg/Int or I/II- at least 1 year of prior experience in the style

Int or II -2-3 years of prior experience in the style

Adv or III- 4+ years of dance training in multiple genres

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Ballet focuses on the foundations of proper body alignment, technique, and vocabulary. In this class dancers develop flexibility, coordination, and confidence. 

Jazz incorporates foundations of proper body alignment, technique, flexibility and classic jazz dance vocabulary with an upbeat rhythm-based style

Boys' Technique explores the fundamentals of ballet and jazz technique. While boys are, of course, welcome in all our classes, this class focuses on the unique attributes of strength and style that set male dancers apart. 

Musical Theater Dance (^) builds on the fundamentals of jazz technique while adding elements of acting and storytelling in the classic Broadway style. 

Tap combines rhythm and coordination to make music with the feet and body. Students will learn the basics of tap technique and musicality. 

Hip-Hop focuses on the popular urban style of dance. Class work consists of a cardio and strength building warm-up, stretching and developing a vocabulary of steps and combinations. Intermediate level classes are for dancers with 2-3 years of experience.

Breaking is a style of street dance which focus primarily on four types of movement: top rock, down rock, power moves, and freezes. This class combines fundamentals of these skills with hip-hop foundations.

Acro incorporates elements of both jazz and acrobatics instruction focusing on flexibility, tumbling, strength, and technique with an upbeat rhythm-based style

Lyrical (+) is a style that builds upon a foundation of classical ballet technique with an emphasis on finding freedom in the movement.  Dancers focus on understanding the dynamics and initiation of the movement along with a sense of breath, musicality, and connection to a story.

Jumps & Turns (+) builds upon classic ballet and jazz technique with a focus on across the floor progressions to build skill and understanding of leaps, turns, and floorwork.

Contemporary (+) is a fusion of ballet, modern, and jazz technique that incorporates artistry and improvisation to create unconventional shapes, dynamics, and musicality.

African combines rhythm and music to the rich tradition of African dances.  Students will gain an understanding of the traditional dances all while improving strength and stamina.

World Dance is a high energy class where students explore the rich diversity of traditional world dances through movement and rhythm.

 

LEVEL GUIDES

Level Guide: *if no level is specified, the class is All Levels

Beg-no prior experience necessary

Beg/Int-1/2 years prior experience in the style

Int-2/3 years prior experience in the style

Level Guide: *Ages 10-12 class levels assigned by letter, Teen class levels assigned by number

AL- All Levels

A/1- Beginner level, no prior experience necessary

B/2- Advanced Beginner level, 1-2 years prior experience in the style

Beg or I - no prior experience necessary

Beg/Int or I/II- at least 1 year of prior experience in the style

Int or II -2-3 years of prior experience in the style

Adv or III- 4+ years of dance training in multiple genres

 

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