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dance explosionDance Xplosion offers a wide variety of classes for ages 2½ and up, of all skill levels. Current offerings include: TINY DANCER COMBO, BALLET/LYRICAL, JAZZ, TAP, HIP HOP, CLOGGING, and POWER TUMBLING. We also offer a Competition Team for more serious dancers and Private Lessons (upon availability) for those who want to fine-tune their skills in a private environment.

Below you'll find descriptions of our classes as well as the required dress code for that class. For class placement suggestions for your child, or for additional information on a particular class, please contact Dance Xplosion today.

 

When looking for dance attire, please go for a form-fitted clothing choice. The instructors need to see body alignment and placement to make sure that the dancer is performing the movements correctly. This is to ensure proper technique and safety with each movement.

Tiny Dancer Combo

Tiny Dancer Combo class introduces young children to music and performing arts. The program helps students develop listening and motor skills, body awareness, endurance, concentration, group cooperation and individual expression, coordination, and balance. This class introduces dancers to ballet, tap and Jazz. Students perform three dances in the spring recital.

Students should wear a leotard or fitted top and fitted athletic shorts/capri, pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes. A dance skirt is optional. Hair must be up, pulled back and out of the eyes.

Tiny Dancer Combo is open to ages 2½ years old to Kindergarten, (potty trained preferred).

 

Ballet / Lyrical

Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms. It is a classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of movement. Dance instruction includes proper technique and terminology. Lyrical dance is the fusion of ballet and jazz technique. Expression and musical interpretation helps to create the choreography around dance technique.

Students should wear a leotard, or tank top, fitted dance shorts, jazz pants or capris, with tan/nude slip on split sole jazz shoes. Hair must be up and out of face.

 

Jazz

Jazz dance stresses body isolations, coordination, rhythm and syncopation, and the development of strength and flexibility. Class includes different styles of jazz technique, proper training in leaps and turns.

Students should wear a leotard, or tank top, fitted dance shorts, jazz pants or capris, with black slip on split sole jazz shoes. Hair must be up and out of face.

 

Tap

Tap dance consists of rhythmical sounds that are emphasized by the taps on the dancer's shoes. Dance instruction includes combinations of simple and complex rhythms, proper technique and terminology.

Students should wear a leotard, or tank top, fitted dance shorts, jazz pants or capris, with black tap shoes. Hair must be up and out of face.

 

Hip Hop

Hip Hop dance is structured dance that was formed and inspired by street dance. Dancer will learn to perform tricks safely in a controlled environment. This style is most popularly seen in music videos.

Students can wear any T shirt, athletic shorts, dance pants or capris, clean sneakers or black jazz shoes. No jeans or denim shorts are allowed. Hair must be up and out of the face.

 

Clogging

Clogging is a dance that is done in time with the music - to the downbeat usually with the heel keeping rhythm. Sounds are emphasized with the metal on metal taps on the dancer's shoes.

Students can wear any T shirt or tank top, athletic shorts, fitted shirts, dance pants or capris, with either white or black clogging shoes. No jeans or denim shorts are allowed. Hair must be up and out of the face.

 

Power Tumbling for Dancers

Dancers will learn proper tumbling technique on our spring floor strip. This class is NOT a gymnastics class. Dancers will learn tumbling skills that will enhance their dances, which include cartwheels, aerials, front and back walkovers, back handsprings, partner tumbling tricks, and more!

Students should wear a leotard, or tank top, fitted dance shorts, jazz pants or capris, with black tap shoes. Hair must be up and out of face.

 

 

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Competitive & Private Classes

Please visit our Competition Team page to get more information to join the competitive team. Please contact Mattie Quate to schedule a private class. Students should wear a leotard, or tank top, fitted dance shorts, jazz pants or capris, with genre-specific dance shoes. Hair must be up and out of face

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