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Dual Star Academy of Dance offers the following classes. Please check our schedule for class times/availability.
This class is for dancers between the ages of 2 and 3 years old. It is an introduction to ballet and jazz while incorporating coordination and movement. It also integrates visual stimulation and games to keep the dancers learning and having fun.
This class is for dancers between the ages of 3 and 5 years old. It introduces the dancers to the basics of ballet, tap, and jazz technique and vocabulary in a structured class environment. The students will develop rhythm, coordination, and movement all while building their confidence and self-esteem.
The ballet program teaches dancers strong technique through traditional ballet. The students will learn proper placement, turnout, technique and vocabulary in a disciplined environment. This will develop strong work ethics and discipline in a positive atmosphere, which will build self-esteem. Ballet is the basis for all other forms of dance and we recommend ballet to every dancer. Pointe classes are by teacher approval.
The jazz program focuses on building strong technique, strength, and flexibility. The classes incorporate stretching, across the floor combinations, and jazz routines. The dancers will learn different turns, jumps, leaps, and extensions while incorporating them into many different styles of jazz.
The tap program concentrates on both rhythmic and classical tap methods. Students will learn vocabulary, rhythmic timing, improvisation and tap choreography.
Lyrical/Contemporary classes are taught using ballet, jazz, and modern technique. This style of dance is very interpretive to the music and allows students the ability to express more emotion through dance.
The poms program focuses on preparing dancers for high school, college, or professional dance teams. The classes teach sharp, clean motions through across the floor and pom combinations. These classes also concentrate on the many “skills” that are required by dance teams such as jumps, leaps, and turns.
This is a fun and up-beat class that integrates many different styles of hip-hop including pop and lock, street style, and break dancing. Students will learn the trendiest moves that they see in the current pop culture.
Flex/Strength and Stretch
Stretch and strength classes develop dancers’ flexibility and strength. These classes are designed to enhance students’ technique in turns, jumps, and leaps. The class will focus on elongating and strengthening muscles to give dancers more power and strength when dancing.
These classes are designed to train dancers in turns. Dancers will do many exercises to build core strength and technique.
Progressive Ballet Technique
Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) is an innovative body-conditioning and strengthening program that has been designed to enhance students’ technique by focussing on training the muscle memory required in each exercise in all forms of dance. It is a unique training system using ballet-technique specific exercises to train skill acquisition in a graded and progressive manner from junior through to advanced levels.
The teen program is geared towards teenagers who have not danced before or have taken time off from dance and would like a refresher. These classes are for beginning and intermediate teens.