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Photos used on the website are courtesy of Jason Merritt and Kevin Jordan Photography.

5803-M John Stockbauer Dr.

(Victoria Square)

Victoria, TX 77904

(361) 541-6005

Class Descriptions

Photos: Kevin Jordan Photography

Pre-Ballet/Tap, Creative Movement (1 hour)

Ages 2-4.  Basic ballet steps and creative movement used to help develop coordination, creativity, kinetics, and rhythm skills. Beginner tap instruction and beginner flexibility elements. 

 

Beginner Ballet/Tap (1 hour)

Age 5.  Ballet is the foundation for all styles of dance.  Instruction includes basic ballet technique, proper body alignment, posture, and proper dance terminology.  Tap adds the sounds and techniques used for synchronizing movements and includes full use of the body with tap movements. Class also includes 10 minutes of beginner stretching for increased flexibility.  

 

 

Elementary Ballet/Tap/Jazz (1.5 hours)

Ages 6-8. Concepts of beginner ballet expounded upon including center barre warm up, progressions across the floor, and center work.  Tap adds the sounds and techniques used for synchronizing movements and includes full use of the body with tap movements.  Jazz is utilized when style and contemporary movements are added to ballet technique.  Includes jazz warm up, across the floor, technique, and jazz combinations.   

 

 

Ballet Level 1/2/3 (1-1.50 hours)

Ages 8 and up.  Emphasis on pointe preparation and ballet instruction. Classes include barre work, center work, across the floor, and combinations. Includes increased level of difficulty and fluid movement.   Placement according to age and ability in Level 1, 2 or 3.

Tap, Level 1/2/3 (30 minutes)

Ages 8 and up.  Beginner-advanced tap instruction. We have created our own curriculum combined with United Taps. Tap adds the sounds and techniques used for synchronizing movements and includes full use of the body with tap movements. Placement according to age and ability in Level 1, 2 or 3.  

 

Jazz, Level 1/2/3 (1 hour)

Ages 8 and up. Beginner-Advanced.  Jazz is utilized when style and contemporary movements are added to ballet technique.  Includes jazz warm up, across the floor, technique, and jazz combinations.  Placement according to age and ability in Level 1,2 or 3. Note: It is recommended to take ballet instruction if you are planning to enroll in jazz class. Ballet is the foundation for all dance styles.

 

 

Lyrical/Contemporary, Level 1/2/3 (45 min.-1 hour)

Ages 8 and up.  Intermediate-Advanced instruction in contemporary and lyrical dance styles. Contemporary dance is an expressive style of dance that utilizes ballet, jazz, modern, and lyrical styles of dance. Lyrical dance is a fusion of ballet and jazz styles. 

 

 

Pre-Pointe (30 minutes)

Ages 10 & Up.  Director approval required as well as a minimum of two years of previous ballet training. Anyone enrolled in pointe must be enrolled in ballet classes as well. Beginner instruction in pointe 

Acro Dance 1 (1 hour)

Ages Kinder-3rd Grade.  Instruction includes flexibility, strength, balance, limbering, and tumbling skills. Class is structured by levels. Each level includes a set of skills that the students must accomplish before moving forward. Levels include acro skills such as rolls, somersaults, cart wheels, round offs, handstands, walkovers, forearm stands, and aerials.  

 

Acro Dance 2 (1 hour)

Ages 4th grade & up.  Instruction includes flexibility, strength, balance, limbering, and tumbling skills. Class is structured by levels. Each level includes a set of skills that the students must accomplish before moving forward. Levels include acro skills such as rolls, somersaults, cart wheels, round offs, handstands, walkovers, forearm stands, and aerials. 

 

 

Hip Hop (45 minutes)

Kinder & up. Class is designed to help with coordination as well as learning the various styles of hip hop including popping, locking, tutting, and much more.

 

 

Mommy/Daddy & Me (45 minutes)

Class for Moms/Dads with kids ages 14 months-24 months. We will use props, games, and dance to classics. Class is focused on getting your toddler moving and around other people.