CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

September 4, 2018 - May 2019

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Dance With Me (2-3 years): Share those special smiles and hugs in our class designed especially for a parent and toddler. We will incorporate creative movement, pre-ballet, parachute, ribbons, scarves and more. This class provides the perfect introduction to movement and a great excuse to get out of the house and do something special with your little dancer. Not limited to parents - Grandparents, Uncles or Aunts are welcome to bring their special toddler to this fun class. Cost covers one adult and one toddler. Attire for Toddler: Pink Ballet Shoes, Pink Tights and Leotard. (Optional - Ballet Skirt). Attire for Adults: Work out clothes such as yoga pants with a tank or fitted t-shirt - no shoes necessary.

Creative Movement (3-4 years): This class is based on a fun, well-organized atmosphere for children ages 3-4 years. Dancers will learn many skills to enhance their balance, coordination, social skills and confidence. We use age-appropriate songs and dances to provide a nurturing, stimulating, yet structured classroom specifically designed for this age. Creative Movement will blend song, dance and introduce pre-ballet concepts. Attire: Pink Ballet Shoes, Pink Tights and Leotard. (Optional - Ballet Skirt).

Tiny Tappers (3-4 years): This introductory coed tap class is packed with energy! This is a fun and upbeat way to introduce students to basic tap steps. Girls Attire: Black tap shoes, Leotard or Tank with Dance shorts or pants. Boys Attire: Black tap shoes, t-shirt and shorts or pants.

Tiny Tumblers (3-5 years): Does your child like to turn, roll and jump? This is coed tumbling class for little beginners! We will work on the basics tumbling and acrobatic skills that include warm-up, stretching, balancing and simple mat work. Attire: No shoes (barefeet) with a Gymnastics Leotard or Unitard. 

Tiny Hip Hop (3-4 years): This high energy class is for the students who like to wiggle and move! Using fun, upbeat music we will introduce young students to the world of Hip Hop! Attire: Tennis Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants. No jeans or jean shorts.   

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Beginning Ballet (4-6 years): Dancers will enjoy learning the basics and fundamentals of ballet in this beginning ballet class. This class will introduce ballet by incorporating basic terminology with the positions of the feet, hands and body. Attire: Pink Ballet Shoes, Pink Tights and Leotard. (Optional - Ballet Skirt).

Beginning Tap: (4-6 years): Beginning Tap is a fun and energetic class for students (including boys)! In this class we will introduce basic tap steps and beginning tap combinations. Attire: Black tap shoes, Leotard or Tank with Dance shorts or pants. Boys: Black tap shoes, t-shirt and shorts or pants.

Beginning Hip Hop (4-6 years): This class serves as an introduction to Hip Hop dance for the younger student. Using upbeat music, this is a great way to get kids moving! Attire: Tennis Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants. NO JEANS.   

Beginning Jazz (4-6 years): This class serves as an introduction to Jazz dance for the younger student. We will use fun, upbeat music to introduce Jazz dance and technique! Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants.

Combo Classes: Combination classes are a great way for students to try two different styles of dance in one class period! Class time will be split between two styles of dance. Important Note: Combo classes will have TWO performances and TWO costumes for the recital. (see descriptions above for information on these dance styles)

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Acrobatics I (6-8 years): This class teaches strength, flexibility, and tumbling! This class is for the beginner student who has not taken acrobatics or gymnastics before. Attire: Barefoot with gymnastics leotard or unitard. 

Ballet I (6-9 years): Ballet I is intended for dancers ages 6-9 with beginning ballet or no ballet experience and is a great class for students who plan to start and continue studying classical ballet throughout their school years. Attire: Pink Ballet Shoes, Tights, Leotard (Optional - Ballet Skirt). Hair must be in bun.

Hip Hop I (6-8 years): An introduction for the beginner student to the world of Hip Hop! Attire: Tennis Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants. NO JEANS. 

Jazz I (6-9 years): This class serves as an introduction to Jazz dance for the beginner student. We will use fun, upbeat music to introduce Jazz dance and technique! Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants. 

Leaps and Turns (6-8 years): This class will focus on developing and introducing new turns and leaps used in jazz dance, lyrical dance, and a great prep class for students who plan to do dance team. Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants.

Lyrical I (6-9 years): This class is for the student who is new to Lyrical dance. We recommend this class for students registering for Ballet I or Jazz I as well. Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants.   

Musical Theater (6-9 years): Does your child love to sing, dance and act?! Then Musical Theater will be the perfect fit! This class will introduce students to the techniques and methods of musical theater dance using the latest and greatest music! Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants.   

Pom/Cheer (7-12 years): This is a crowd pleasing dance style will expose dancers to jumps, turns, kicks, techniques and combinations used in cheerleading and dance team! Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants.

Seeds I (6-8 years): This is a NEW class we are offering at Bloom! Click here to learn more

Tap I (6-8 years): This class will be a great place to start for elementary aged students who hope to build a base in tap dance. Girls Attire: Black tap shoes, Leotard or Tank with Dance shorts or pants. Boys Attire: Black tap shoes, t-shirt and shorts or pants. 

Combo Classes: Combination classes are a great way for students to try two different styles of dance in one class period! Class time will be split between two styles of dance. Important Note: Combo classes will have TWO performances and TWO costumes for the recital. (see descriptions above for information on these dance styles)

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Acrobatics II (8-10 years): This class is for the student who has taken at least one full year of acrobatics or gymnastics. Students in this class should already have a solid base in their cartwheel, walkovers and round offs. Attire: Barefoot with gymnastics leotard or unitard. 

Ballet II (9-12 years): Ballet II is a great class to continue training in classical ballet concepts and disciplines. It is also a good place for the older student who is new to ballet, to begin their ballet training. Students will be pushed and challenged in their growth and knowledge of classical ballet. Attire: Pink Ballet Shoes, Tights, Leotard (Optional - Ballet Skirt). Hair must be in bun. 

Hip Hop II (9-12 years): This class is great for an older beginner student who would like to try Hip Hop and the student who has already taken at least one full year of Hip Hop I. Attire: Tennis Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants. NO JEANS.   

Jazz II (9-12 years): Develop your Jazz technique and dance experience to upbeat and fun music. Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants. 

Lyrical II (9-12 years): This class is for the student who has finished a year of Ballet I or Jazz I and is looking to explore Lyrical dance. Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants.

Musical Theater (9-12 years): Does your child love to sing, dance and act?! Then Musical Theater will be the perfect fit! This class will introduce students to the techniques and methods of musical theater dance using the latest and greatest music! Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants.

Seeds II (8-10 years): This is a NEW class we are offering at Bloom! Click here to learn more

Tap II (8-10 years): Tap II is for students who have taken two full years of tap dance. Tap II will build on the steps learned in Tap I and then additional steps and speed. Girls Attire: Tan or Black tap shoes, Leotard or Tank with Dance shorts or pants. Boys Attire: Black tap shoes, t-shirt and shorts or pants. 

Combo Classes: Combination classes are a great way for students to try two different styles of dance in one class period! Class time will be split between two styles of dance. Important Note: Combo classes will have TWO performances and TWO costumes for the recital. (see descriptions above for information on these dance styles)

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Ballet III (10+ years): This classical ballet class will be more advanced and more complex. It is essential that you have a strong foundation in ballet to be in this class. Attire: Pink ballet shoes, pink tights, leotard. (Optional - ballet skirt). Hair needs to be in a bun.  

Pre-Pointe (with permission): This class is for the experienced dancer who has been given permission by the instructor to participate in pre-pointe or pointe. On average students are at least 13 years old before beginning pointe and have taken years of ballet. Attire: Pointe shoes, pink tights, leotard. (Optional - ballet skirt). Hair needs to be in a bun.

Hip Hop III (10+ years): This class is for students who have completed at least one full year of Hip Hop II. Attire: Tennis Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants. NO JEANS.

Jazz III (10+ years): This class is for the student who has already taken one full year of Jazz II, Ballet II or Teen Dance. Expect to be pushed in this class. Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants.   

Leaps and Turns (10+ years): This class will focus on developing and introducing new turns and leaps used in jazz dance, lyrical dance, and a great prep class for students who plan to do dance team. Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants.

Lyrical III (10+ years): This class is for the student who has taken at least one full year of Jazz II, Lyrical II or Teen Dance and is currently enrolled in Ballet III, Jazz III or Teen Dance. Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants. Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants.

Musical Theater (12+ years): Does your child love to sing, dance and act?! Then Musical Theater will be the perfect fit! This class will introduce students to the techniques and methods of musical theater dance using the latest and greatest music! Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants.

Seeds III (12+ years): This is a NEW class we are offering at Bloom! Click here to learn more

Tap II (9-12 years): Tap II is for students who have taken two full years of tap dance. Tap II will build on the steps learned in Tap I and then additional steps and speed. Girls Attire: Tan or Black tap shoes, Leotard or Tank with Dance shorts or pants. Boys Attire: Black tap shoes, t-shirt and shorts or pants. 

Teen Dance (10+ years): Teen Dance will allow beginner teens who have not had much (or any) dance experience to be exposed to multiple dance genres! Students will be with other beginner dancers in their age group as they learn the basics of ballet, modern, lyrical and even tap! No experience is necessary. Expect this class to be a fun, friendly environment to grow as a dancer and make new friends! Attire: (coming soon)

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Ballet III (12+ years): This classical ballet class will be more advanced and more complex. It is essential that you have a strong foundation in ballet to be in this class. Attire: Pink ballet shoes, pink tights, leotard. (Optional - ballet skirt). Hair needs to be in a bun.  

Advanced Ballet (12+ years / with permission): This will be our most advanced ballet class at Bloom. Students will need a strong foundation in classical ballet with at least five years of strong ballet training to be in this class. Students can expect to be pushed in this class. Attire: Pink ballet shoes, pink tights, leotard. (Optional - ballet skirt). Hair needs to be in a bun.  

Pre-Pointe/Pointe (with permission): This class is for the experienced dancer who has been given permission by the instructor to participate in pre-pointe or pointe. On average students are at least 13 years old before beginning pointe and have taken years of ballet. Attire: Pointe shoes, pink tights, leotard. (Optional - ballet skirt). Hair needs to be in a bun.

Advanced Hip Hop (12+ years): This class is for students who have completed at least one full year of Hip Hop II and are also in Advanced Jazz and/or Advanced Lyrical. Attire: Tennis Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants. NO JEANS.

Advanced Jazz (12+ years): This class is for the student who has already taken at least 3 full years of Jazz dance. You need to be in Ballet III or higher to take this class. Expect to be pushed in this class. Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants.

Advanced Lyrical (12+ years): This class is for the student who has years of dance experience in  Ballet and/or Jazz. Attire: Tan Jazz Shoes, Tank Top or Leotard with Dance Shorts or Pants.  

Tap III (10+ years): Tap III is for students who have taken two to three full years of tap dance. Tap III will build on the steps learned in Tap I and Tap II and continue to increase steps and speed. Girls Attire: Tan or Black tap shoes, Leotard or Tank with Dance shorts or pants. Boys Attire: Black tap shoes, t-shirt and shorts or pants. 

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Pilates/Conditioning: During this Pilates class we will focus on toning and conditioning your body. We will work all muscle groups' strength and flexibility, with an emphasis on challenging the core muscles with each movement. The workout can be tailored to meet the needs of beginners as well as advanced individuals. Pilates is a challenging, yet safe method to sculpt your body and to feel increased agility in your every day movements. Attire: Work out clothes such as yoga pants with a tank or fitted t-shirt. Bring your pilates or yoga mat if you have one (not required). No shoes required. 

Kickboxing: This is a group fitness class that combines martial arts techniques with fast-paced cardio. This high-energy workout challenges the beginner and elite athlete alike. Build stamina, improve coordination and flexibility, and burn calories as you build lean muscle with this fun and challenging workout! Attire: Work out clothes such as yoga pants with a tank or fitted t-shirt and tennis shoes. 

Adult Ballet: This class is designed for adults who wish to begin the study of classical ballet. This is an excellent class for the seasoned dancer who would like to refine their technical ability or a brand new adult who always wanted to give try ballet but never had the chance. Classes will consist of barre exercises that focus on proper alignment as well as the steps which foster core and leg strength and flexibility. The center work will introduce elementary steps, simple jumps, as well as turns. No prior experience is necessary. Attire: Work out clothes such as yoga pants with a tank or fitted t-shirt and pink ballet shoes. 

Adult Tap: Excited about dance but not quite sure if it's for you? Come to Adult Tap! Tap dance is a great way to reduce stress and have fun while getting in some good exercise and an opportunity to challenge yourself! At Adult Tap we will focus on the beginning skills of tap dancing and after a short time you're making music with your feet! This class is for beginners and requires no previous dance experience. Attire: Work out clothes such as yoga pants with a tank or fitted t-shirt and black tap shoes. 

Adult Hip Hop: Adults will LOVE this upbeat class! No dance experience is required to bump, shake, jump and roll into this Hip Hop class! This class will include warm-up and different combinations to fun music! Expect to laugh, reduce stress, and leave feeling like you're living life to the fullest! Attire: Work out clothes such as yoga pants with a tank or fitted t-shirt and tennis shoes. 

Adult Worship: Would you like a unique opportunity to connect with God? We will use prayer and worship with movement, choreographed and improv (free dance), to draw closer to the heart of God. We will open our hearts and minds in a safe environment as we grow in worship and creativity. Don’t be afraid to give this class a try! We will move slowly and give lots of instruction as we explore liturgical dance together! No previous dance experience is needed. Attire: Work out clothes such as yoga pants with a tank or fitted t-shirt. No shoes required. 

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Boys Hip Hop (7-10 years): Have a boy at home that can't stop dancing!? Have him give Boys Hip Hop a try! This class is specifically designed for our male students. We will explore hip hop dance in a fun, friendly and low-pressure environment for your dancer to grow and thrive in his performance skills. We will start with warm-up that includes stretching and conditioning and move into choreography and combinations. Attire: Athletic Shorts and T-Shirt with Tennis Shoes. 

Boys Break Dancing (6-12 years): This class, taught by Jesse, will introduce the beginner and the experienced B-boy to the fundamental moves of breakdancing. This includes standing moves known as top rocks, ground moves known as floor work, and freezes. Jesse combines strength exercises and combinations to enhance dancers abilities and help guide beginning and advanced B-boys into a future of dance! Attire: Athletic Shorts and T-Shirt with Tennis Shoes. 

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For assistance in arranging your personalized dance schedule, please contact Bloom's director, Erin Jensen at 402.670.7206 or click here.