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If you want to improve your alignment, strength, flexibility, and musicality, SAA ballet is the class for you!
ballroom for teens
Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha, Bolero, Argentine Tango, Rumba, Fox trot, Waltz, Swing, and Tango are some of the Latin and Ballroom dance lessons.
An intermediate pointe class for the serious student. BY INVITATION ONLY.
B-boy/B-girl (Breakdancing) is an athletic dance form which uses your whole body. You will learn the history and origins of breaking, technique, toprocks, footwork, transitions, freezes, and, most importantly, how to rock a beat. Also, it includes poppin', lockin', works on top rock, bottom rock, techs, and power moves. The movements and weight changes are often supported by the arms. If possible, bring knee pads, hats/beanies, and elbow pads.
Further development in Jazz, Ballet, and an introduction to Tap.
A break-off of African dance, hip-hop will help the dancer loosen up, gain rhythm, and have controlled isolated movements; not to mention the greatest moves on any MTV video.
introduction to dance movement
Jazz, acrobatics, and ballet taught to a variety of popular children's songs.
The emphasis is shared between technical and style training. Rhythm is the focus, groove is the thing, and fun is the point.
A collaboration of ballet and jazz requiring students to connect with their emotional sides.
Singing and dancing to popular musical show tunes (e.g., Peter Pan & Oklahoma) and script reading.
Designed to improve muscular support of the lumbar spine through proper diaphragmatic breathing incorporated with movements that train the deep abdominal. Along with core control and strengthening, pilates also improves posture, coordination, balance and flexibility. (Exercise clothes- bare feet)
poppin' and lockin'
Before breakdancing (bboyin'), there was poppin' and the robot, and before poppin' there was lockin'. It's the style that effectively started the whole street dance craze. And for good reason too!
How best to explain locking? Think of some of the moves displayed by Michael Jackson, Usher, and Janet Jackson; now throw in a few moves by James Brown with tricks and elements of Saturday Night Fever (yeah, you remember that movie?). Then take it back to a time when dancing was more about having a good time than competing and dancing your troubles away with happy smiling faces. The result...you have locking! Don't take yourself too seriously in this class--roll up your socks, paste on your smile, forget about time, and start lockin it out!
A beginner level pointe class for the more serious student. BY INVITATION ONLY.
Accelerated development in Jazz, Ballet and Tap.
Come shuffle off to Buffalo, flap, riff, and roll! Tap is the ultimate in rhythm training; a wonderful tradition that is easy on the body and oh so stylish!