Dance DANCE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS ACRO DANCE • Petite Dance • Beginning Dance This new style of dance combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It is defined by its athletic character, unique choreography, and its use of acrobatics in a dance context. Petite Dance is for the Tumble Tot who loves to dance! We focus on safely gaining flexibility, strength and balance, while learning basic acro technique. Dancers also learn some ballet basics such as body positions and French terminology. Beginning Dance is centered on fundamental acrobatic technique to increase flexibility, strength, balance, coordina- tion, endurance, timing, body awareness, self-discipline, and confidence. BALLET/HIP HOP • Petite Dance This class combines the technique of a Ballet Star class with the energy of Hip Hop Kidz! Using games and music, the class focuses on rhythm, musicality and basic footwork, as well as ballet basics and terminology. BALLET/JAZZ • Beginning Dance This class combines the grace and technique of ballet with the fun and energy of jazz. Pink ballet and tan jazz shoes are required. BALLET STAR • Petite Dance The next step for children who have completed sessions of Creative Movement classes, Pre-Ballet is designed to con- tinue the principles taught in Creative Movement class while increasing time spent on basic ballet technique. BALLET/TAP • Petite Dance Students learn the basic principles of ballet and the fun and lively moves of tap. Ballet and tap shoes are required. BROADWAY BABIES • Petite Dance A wonderful introduction for our budding stars to learn sing- ing, dancing and acting. Pink ballet and black tap shoes are required. TWINKLE STAR CHEER • Petite Dance S-P-I-R-I-T, Spirit! Learn to cheer, jump and dance in this intro- ductory cheerleading class. The fundamentals of cheerleading technique, including motion, flexibility and some basic tum- bling drills are taught in an upbeat, positive environment. 34 glenviewparks.org ▪ Youth Dance CREATIVE MOVEMENT • Petite Dance Utilizing both classical and contemporary music, instructors encourage students to use their imaginations while learning basic principles of body and spatial awareness, alignment, rhythm and an overall feel for music. DANCE WITH ME (PARENT & CHILD) Petite Dance Young children are introduced to dance and exercise with the safety and comfort of having a parent or primary caregiver in the room with them, either participating with them or some- times just observing. Dance with Me is lots of fun for both of you and is great way to prepare your child to participate in the next level of dance classes on their own. HIP HOP KIDZ • Petite Dance Children have fun dancing to age appropriate, contemporary music. Class focuses on rhythm and fast movements. TUMBLING • Petite Dance (Tumble Tots) Beginning Dance (Superstar Tumbling) Sign up for this fun class to improve upon your tumbling skills and overall cheer coordination. Taught by head cheer coach, Nabi Jordan-Polk. DANCE CLASS ATTIRE • Creative Movement, Ballet Star, Ballet/Jazz –Leotard (any color), tights with skirts or shorts and pink leather ballet shoes • Jazz, Poms – Dance pants or shorts and tops, slip on tan jazz shoes • Hip Hop – Comfortable clothes, tennis shoes or tan jazz shoes • Boy’s Attire – Comfortable pants or shorts, T-shirt, jazz or ballet shoes or bare feet • Ballet/Tap, Broadway Babies – Leotard, tights, pink bal- let shoes, black tap shoes • Pre-Pointe – Any color leotard, pink tights, pink canvas or leather ballet slippers, ballet skirt or dance shorts, hair in a bun. Acro--Black or navy blue leotard, bare feet, hair pulled back into a neat bun.