THE Y’S DANCE PROGRAM FEATURING MISS RONDA CAPILLI LEADING THE PROGRAM AND INSTRUCTING CHILDREN IN BALLET, JAZZ AND TAP.
Children express themselves through creative movement in dance class and skills such as balance, coordination, poise and flexibility are cultivated which help to nurture self-confidence and self-esteem. Dance is healthy exercise leading to a lifetime of regular physical activity.
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TWINKLE TOES (Ages 3-4)
Beginners develop movement skills through ballet basics and body motion.
BALLET 1 (Ages 5-7)
Beginners and Twinkle Toes graduates develop classical ballet techniques, basic dance terminology and routines to develop coordination, grace and stamina.
BALLET 2 (Ages 7-11)
Ballet 1 grads and new students learn classical ballet techniques, basic dance terminology and traditional barre and floor routines to develop coordination, grace and stamina.
BALLET 3 (Ages 8-13)
In this Classical Ballet class, Dancers will work on Ballet Barre to improve technique, alignment & strength, center stretches to advance flexibility, combinations across the floor for grace and agility and center combinations to practice & execute skill. Dancers are encouraged to express self interpretation of dance steps & to create combinations of their own.
JAZZ/TAP 2 (Ages 7-11)
Continuation of jazz and tap movements including isolations and work on improving flexibility and coordination. Ballet or Jazz Shoes and Tap shoes required.
JAZZ/TAP 3 (Ages 8-13)
Continued work on more advanced jazz and tap movements including timing and various styles. Dancers are encouraged to create their own combinations. Ballet or Jazz shoes and Tap shoes required.