Tiny Tot (ages 2-3) Toddlers delight in the magical world of dance and imagination in our Tiny Tots class. Inside these dance classes, you’ll watch your little one prance, tiptoe and twirl to catchy sing-along tunes while learning the basics of ballet and creative movements. Dancers will transform into princesses, fish, dinosaurs, butterflies and MORE as they gleefully perform each adorable song with their warm and energetic instructors. Must be 2 years old by October 1st for an August start; January 31st for a January start; July 1st for a Summer start.
Broadway Bound (3 years old) Step into the Spotlight during this energetic hour of Tap and Ballet. Watch your little dancer run into class in their adorable white tap shoes and begin to learn the rhythm and musicality of tap. Then, your beautiful Broadway Baby will change into Ballet shoes to gracefully bend (plie), walk (bourree), gallop (chasse) and jump (saute) together with their new friends. You’ll love seeing the dancers end class while they wondrously exercise their young imaginations and create a watery paradise, jungle safari, treasure trove and more out of their dance room. Must be 3 by October 1st for an August start; January 31st for a January start; July 1st for a Summer start**
Dancing Divas (4 years old) Every 4 year old girl should wear a crown! Crowns and tiaras welcome in this hour-long class of rhythmic tap, beautiful ballet and powerful jazz movement. Our gorgeous Dancing Divas will blossom before your eyes as confident performers learning routines that showcase their balance, flexibility and sassiness. Enjoy watching your dancer learn ballet, tap, or jazz routines, challenging their young minds and expressing themselves as individuals. You will be so proud of your little Diva as she demonstrates her musicality, teamwork and focus each week in dance class while giggling with her best friends. Must be 4 by October 1st for an August 14th start; January 31st for a January start; July 1st for a Summer start.
Little Heroes (ages 3-6) Little dudes all over Bluffton and HHI are seeing how AWESOME dance classes are in our Super Heroes program. These PreSchool Boys FLY into dance through Creative Movement, Hip Hop and Jazz!
Kickin' Kinders (ages 5-6) So many things change when you start Kindergarten! We want to make sure that something stays comfortable, light and energetic in your dancer's life! Our Kickin' Kinders Program bridges PreSchool Dance and Elementary School dance. Exclusively for 5-6 year old dancers who are adjusting to school, this class offers a supportive, challenging, and loving environment for your little one. Our Kickin' Kinders train in Tap, Ballet, Jazz and IMAGINATION of course!
Ballet Mesmerizing to watch, Ballet is the basis of all dance. Combining strength with grace and flexibility with performance, Ballet is the only "shortcut" to creating a great dancer! Taking a weekly Ballet Class each week can help your dancer skyrocket to the next level! Each dancer will be placed according to Spring evaluations or during their first class.
Tap The mathematician of dance, Tap is addicting and especially rewarding for our favorite perfectionists and musicians in life! Combining rhythm with smooth weight changes, you'll want to be sure to give your dancer a space to practice because once they start those feet will not stop shuffling! Each dancer will be placed according to Spring evaluations or during their first class.
Hip Hop Pop, Lock, Break and Perform each week next to friends! Hip Hop Dancers will not stop moving in this one-hour class that introduces dancers to the basics of Hip Hop Technique and encourages them to find their Performance Personalities. Performing each week at the end of class, these kids will improve their choreography brains, their confidence and work off their energy from the long school day! Always a BSOD Favorite!
Jazz Get your heart pumping in a high-speed and action-packed Jazz class. Power, balance and personality best describe this energetic style of dance. Jazz dancers go on to be amazing theater performers, dance team members and even cheerleaders due to the powerful technical background, performance quality and stamina it gives your dancer.
Acro Dancers channel their inner Olympics-meets-Cirque dreams while they build muscles and power! This 8 and up class focuses on building the basics of strength, flexibility and CONFIDENCE to give dancers the tools they need to create a love of acro and tumbling. In this hour-long class, Acro dancers get to enjoy seeing their weekly improvements while dancing beside their friends. As skills improve, our Acro classes begin creating combinations that include jazz, contemporary, lyrical and ACRO of course!
Lyrical, Contemporary, Modern Dancers delight in the emotional connections they feel in Lyrical, Contemporary, and Modern dance. Moving to their favorite music, dancers not only work on perfecting techniques, but they also dive in to their own feelings and find a way to “speak” through their movements. These styles are always a favorite and send kids home less stressed, more confident and ready to take on the next day at school!