2019 SCHEDULE

We are excited for the invitation we received to teach dance classes to those attending A to Z Building Blocks. A to Z parents: please create a profile and select the A to Z tab to view the class options for Orem, American Fork and Eagle Mountain. If you are not enrolled in daycare classes at A to Z please select the Eagle Mountain Tab when registering

YEARLY CALENDAR & EVENTS

This class is perfect for our littlest dancers. Combining proper dance technique and terminology with lots of props & activities creates the best learning environment for these tiny dancers. Ballet and jazz will be explored through creative movement activities that will keep students engaged and having fun, all while building a strong dance foundation.

Required Class Attire:

  • footless pink ballet tights 

  • black leotard

  • optional: classic ballet skirt

    • (no large tutus)

Recital: Two dances - one choreographed & one freestyle - 

$40 Costume fee (due with February's tuition)

Creative Movement

Class Length: 30 minutes

Age: 2 year old

These classes are designed specifically to introduce Ballet, Jazz, and creative movement for our youngest aged dancers while keeping their creativity, energy, and coordination in mind. By coupling proper dance technique and terminology with the use of props, we keep the class fun and engaging while they build a solid foundation. 

Required Class Attire:

  • pink ballet tights

  • pink ballet shoes 

  • black leotard

  • optional: classic ballet skirt

    • (no large tutus)

Recital: Two dances - one ballet & one jazz - 

$40 Costume fee (due with February's tuition) 

3 -5 Year Old Combo Classes

Class Length: 45 minutes

Ages: 3-4 year old

This class is a great introduction to ballet and jazz technique and is meant to prep dancers for a Level 1 class. Students will be introduced to barre technique, splits and flexibility. While creating a more structured class setting, this class will still keep students engaged with some use of props and activities. Students will learns chaines, preparations for pirouettes and basic turns. 

Required Class Attire:

  • pink ballet tights 

  • pink ballet shoes

  • black leotard

  • optional: classic ballet skirt

    • no large tutus

Recital: Two dances - one ballet & one jazz -

$40 costume fee (due with February's tuition)

Introductory Combo Class

Class Length: 45 minutes

Ages:5-8 year old

no previous dance experience required

This class incorporates ballet and jazz technique by combining flexibility, barre, across the floors, and combinations. It is geared toward students who can independently execute the five basic ballet positions, chaines and know the preparation for a single pirouette.  

Required Class Attire:

  • pink ballet tights 

  • pink ballet shoes

  • black leotard

  • optional: classic ballet skirt

Recital: Two dances - one ballet & one jazz -

$40 costume fee (due with February's tuition)

Level 1

Class Length: 60 minutes

previous dance experience required

This class builds on what was learned in Level 1 and continues to combine flexibility, barre, across the floors, and combinations for both ballet and jazz. It is geared toward students who can independently execute plies & tendus in 1st-3rd position, arabesques and a clean single pirouette. 

Required Class Attire:

  • pink ballet tights 

  • pink ballet shoes

  • black leotard

  • optional: classic ballet skirt

Recital: Two dances - one ballet & one jazz -

$40 costume fee (due with February's tuition)

Level 2

Class Length: 60 minutes

previous dance experience required

Ballet is the core foundation for all dance classes; we highly encourage all dancers to add a ballet class as part of their curriculum.

This class focuses specifically on the muscle development needed to prep dancers to safely go on pointe. They will continue to combine barre, across the floors, and ballet combinations.

It is geared toward students who can expertly execute two or more clean turns and demonstrate proficiency in combining multiple skills across the floor. Students should also be familiar with body positions, leg and arm placements and correct ballet terminology.

Required Class Attire:

  • pink ballet tights 

  • pink ballet shoes

    • teacher must approve students to go on pointe before shoes can be purchased

  • black leotard

  • optional: classic ballet skirt 

Recital: One Ballet Performance

$40 costume fee (due with February's tuition)

Advanced / Pre-Pointe Ballet

Class Length: 45 minutes

2+ years dance experience required

Ballet is the core foundation for all dance classes; we highly encourage all dancers to add a ballet class as part of their curriculum.

Students will work on more advanced technique, Strength and flexibility such as turn and turn combinations (double to triple pirouette and higher), progressions across the floor including leaps and leg extensions and faster paced more intricate choreography. 

Required Class Attire: 

  • leggings or dance shorts

  • form fitting top or black leotard

  • tan jazz shoes 

Recital: One Jazz Performance

$40 costume fee (due with February's tuition)

Advanced Jazz

Class Length: 45 minutes

2+ years dance experience required

Ballet is the core foundation for all dance classes; we highly encourage all dancers to add a ballet class as part of their curriculum.

A contemporary dance class is a great way to help students connect with dance on an emotional level. This class will help the student connect with the music, draw emotion and express their own individuality within the choreography. The art of Improvisation will also be introduced in this class and students will learn how to find  freedom in their movement through creative exploration using a variety of level changes, shapes, and dynamics.  

Required Class Attire:

  • leggings or dance shorts

  • form fitting top or black leotard

  • foot undeez or pirouette shoes

Recital: One Contemporary Performance

$40 costume fee (due with February's tuition)

Beginning Contemporary

Class Length: 45 minutes

Ages: 7+ 

No previous dance experience required 

Ballet is the core foundation for all dance classes; we highly encourage all dancers to add a ballet class as part of their curriculum.

This class will build upon the knowledge and technique the dancer already has. They will learn to expand past the structure of traditional ballet and jazz and move into a place of dancing on a more emotional level. This class will help the student connect with the music, draw emotion and express their own individuality within the choreography. The art of Improvisation will also be developed in this class. They will learn how to find  freedom in their movement through creative exploration using a variety of level changes, shapes, and dynamics. This is a class where self discovery takes place. 

Required Class Attire:

  • leggings or dance shorts

  • form fitting top or black leotard

  • foot undeez or pirouette shoes

    • students may dance barefoot at teachers approval​

Recital: One Contemporary Performance

$40 costume fee (due with February's tuition)

Intermediate Contemporary

Class Length: 60 minutes

Ages: 11+ 

2-3 years dance experience required 

This class is an Introduction to hip hop movement and breakdancing geared to boys and girls ages 6+ It's a great way to build confidence! This class will focus on finding the beat and rhythm of the music, learning and memorizing choreography as well as the fun of free style movement, building body strength and flexibility with acrobatic and beginning breakdancing skills.

Required Class Attire:

  • comfortable top and bottom that allows for easy movement

  • tennis shoes 

Recital: One Hip Hop Performance

$40 costume fee (due with February's tuition)

Elementary Hip Hop

Class Length: 45 minutes

Ages: 6+

No previous dance experience required

This class is focused on all genres of hip hop. Learning more intricate and faster paced choreography, freestyle, breakdancing skills and musicality. 

Required Class Attire:

  • comfortable top and bottom that allows for easy movement

  • tennis shoes 

Recital: One Hip Hop Performance

$40 costume fee (due with February's tuition)

Teens & Tweens Hip Hop

Class Length: 60 minutes

Ages: 11+

No previous dance experience required

In this class we will help our tumblers focus on proper form and increase their coordination so they have a solid foundation for a handstand, cartwheel and bridges. The will also master forward rolls with proper technique and be in the beginning stages of learning a cartwheel.

Required Class Attire:

  • biketard/unitard or leotard with biker shorts 

  • barefoot

Recital: One tumbling performance

No Costume Fee

Introductory Tumbling

Class Length: 45 minutes

All ages

No skills required

In this class we will focus on core strength, flexibility and learning the beginning skills needed to move into more advances tricks. We will emphasis: handstands, cartwheels, bridges from the floor, & forward rolls. 

Required Class Attire:

  • biketard/unitard or leotard with biker shorts 

  • barefoot

Recital: One tumbling performance

No Costume Fee

Beginning Tumbling

Class Length: 60 minutes

All ages

Proper forward roll and with mid-range flexibility and core strength

In this class we will continue focusing on core strength & flexibility. We will also build on the skills learned in beginning tumbling and begin working on: bridge from standing, kick overs, one handed cartwheels, round offs and 3 second hand stands. 

Required Class Attire:

  • biketard/unitard or leotard with biker shorts 

  • barefoot

Recital: One tumbling performance

No Costume Fee

Intermediate Tumbling

Class Length: 60 minutes

All ages

Skills required to enrolled; bridge from the floor, cartwheel and handstand

In this class we will continue focusing on core strength & flexibility. We will also build on the skills learned in intermediate tumbling and begin working on: aerials, back hand springs and combinations. 

Required Class Attire:

  • biketard/unitard or leotard with biker shorts 

  • barefoot

Recital: One tumbling performance

No Costume Fee

Advanced Tumbling

Class Length: 60 minutes

All ages

Skills required to enrolled; bridge from standing, kick overs, round offs and 3 second handstand

CLASS DETAILS & DESCRIPTIONS

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