Classes for kids and teens

Pre-Ballet

Ballet classes for children are offered at ABC Dance Academy

Tiny Ballerinas classes are offered for kids ages 3.5-5, pre-ballet classes for kids ages 4-6, then ballet for ages 6-9. 

Pre-ballet class focuses on teaching young children basic coordination and motor skill development while introducing the use of imagination and elements of ballet. 

Students will be able to learn in a safe, structured environment that is conducive to fostering creativity with props, songs, and fun games! 

Our little dancers will also be able to show off  their newly acquired skills in the June Recital at the end of the school year! Ballet shoes and attire are required for this class.

Please check our schedule for available classes.

Hip-Hop

Hip-hop classes for kids and teens

Hip-Hop is a popular dance style at ABC Dance Academy. Our youngest students start with mini hip-hop classes for boys and girls ages 4 & 5. 

Then Intro Hip-Hop classes for ages 6-8, Hip-Hop I for kids ages 7-10, and teens.


Instructors will be focusing on four key elements that we believe will help our students excel not only through dance but also in self development:

technique, rhythm, confidence, and performance goals.

 

Clean gym shoes, joggers or leggings

and t-shirt or sweatshirt/hoodie 

are required for this class. 

Break-dance

Break-dance classes for kids and teens at ABC Dance Academy

Break-dancing classes 

for b-boys and b-girls 

meet once a week for group classes. 

Ages 6-9 will start as beginners. Also private lessons are offered to work on fundamentals of breaking.  Students will be introduced to toprocks, floorwork, freezes, and as they progress dancers will work on power moves. 

Dancing in cyphers will be part of the weekly classes, but also showcases will be prepared for presentation of our students at the local events 

or at the annual Spring Recital.

Clean gym shoes, joggers, 

and t-shirt or sweatshirt/hoodie 

are required for this class. 



Ballet and Tap dancing

Tap dancing classes for kids at ABC Dance Academy

Our tap dancing classes are offered at this time as combo with ballet. 

Intro to tap for ages 5.5-7, 

and Level I or Level II for ages 7-10.

This class is for the dancer who has already done Pre-Ballet and is ready for a little bit more of a challenge. We combine learning coordination skills, ballet and tap technique, and basic choreography for a truly engaging experience. Students will learn movement skills through the use of circle time, across the floor movements, fun games, and even a little time spent at the ballet barre. We will also learn a full choreographed dance to perform in the Spring Recital at the end of the school year!  Appropriate dance attire, ballet shoes, and tap shoes required. 

Rhythmic Gymnastics

Rhythmic gymnastics classes

 Is you child full of energy? Can't stop doing cart wheels around the house? Loves to dance freely to upbeat music? Then try Rhythmic Gymnastics classes at ABC Dance Academy! 

We start with basic elements of ballet, gymnastics, and dance... To work on balance, flexibility, coordination, and strength. The goal is to also introduce ball or ribbon while improving hand-eye coordination. 

So give your child a chance to take a structured class while enjoying new challenges. 

Intro Level for ages 5.5-8, 

and Level I for ages 7-10.


Ballroom

image26

Does your child enjoy watching "Dancing with the Stars"?


Cha-cha, rumba, samba, and jive will be the first dances introduced in our Latin Ballroom classes for pre-teens/teens. 


 Girls attire should be comfortable and easy to move around with - flared dress or skirt will be a best fit for the class. Fitted slacks paired with a blouse is also appropriate.

Please bring your dance shoes with suede soles to each class.