LEVEL DISTINCTIONS

Creative Movement/Intro to Dance: Creative Movement is an introductory level class for dancers ages 2-4 years old. This class teaches movement basics in a fun playful environment to lay a foundation for dance.

Combo Class: Combo Classes (i.e. Jazz/Hip Hop, Ballet/Tap, etc.) are for dancers ages 3-6 years old. These classes combine different genres of dance, so that young dancers can learn the basics of different techniques.

Pre-Level: Pre-Level Classes (i.e. Pre-Ballet) are for dancers ages 5-7 years old. These classes teach the basics of one certain technique and prepare dancers for Level I.

Level I: Level I dancers should have a basic knowledge of dance terminology and should be able to execute simple technical steps. This is a beginning level class that focuses on teaching the foundations of a technique and begins to introduce more complicated choreography.

Level II: Level II dancers should have an adequate knowledge of dance terminology and should be able to execute many technical steps. This is an beginning/intermediate class that builds upon what is taught in Level I and prepares dancers for Level III.

Level III: Level III dancers should have an above average knowledge of dance terminology, should be able to execute most technical steps with proper body alignment, and should be able to assimilate corrections. Level III focuses on a specific technique and is only for experienced dancers.

Advanced: Advanced dancers should have an extensive knowledge of dance terminology, should be able to execute difficult technical steps with proper body alignment, and should be able to assimilate corrections and follow vocal instruction. Instructor permission is required for all Advanced Level classes.