Most levels are intended for a minimum of 2-3 years. Class placement is in the best interest of the child and is up to the teacher’s discretion. Moving a student up in a level too soon can have a negative effect on the child and their attitude towards dance.

COMBO

Combo 1

3 to 4 year-olds (preschool)

A 30-minute class offering ballet, creative movement, and gymnastics all in one.

Emphasizing basic physical and social skills like skipping, jumping and taking turns.

Pink studio brand ballet shoes are required and any style of leotard and tights.

Combo 2

4 to 5 year olds (pre-K)
A 40 minute class offering ballet, tap and gymnastics all in one. The student will work on

beginning ballet and tap steps. Both pink ballet and black buckle studio brand tap shoes are required. Any style of leotard and tights may be worn.

S.N. Class

6 to 18 year olds
A 30-minute class helping children with special needs experience and enjoy dance class. Any style of leotard and tights may be worn. Check with the teacher about shoe color and style.

BALLET

Ballet 1

5 to 7 year-olds (grades K-2)
A 40 minute class concentrating on the basics positions and movements of ballet. Pink tights and studio brand ballet shoes are required as well as a solid color leotard.

Ballet 2

7 to 10 year-olds (grades 2-4)
A 40 minute class expanding on the basics of ballet while focusing on becoming more graceful. Pink tights and studio brand ballet shoes are required as well as a solid color leotard.

Ballet 3

9 to 11 year-olds (grades 4-6)
A 55-minute class increasing the student’s ballet vocabulary as well as learning a variety of leaps, turns, and jumps. Pink tights and studio brand ballet shoes are required as well as a black leotard.

Ballet 4

11 to 18 year-olds (grades 6-12)
A 55-minute class focusing more the aesthetics of ballet (style, gracefulness, expression) while concentrating on the harder and more intricate footwork and movements. Ballet 4 meets twice per week. Pink tights and studio brand ballet shoes are required as well as a black leotard. Must have teacher recommendation.

Teen Ballet

Age 12+, this is a beginning class for anyone who would like to begin learning ballet. Black leotard and pink tights with studio brand ballet shoes are required. No experience necessary.

POINTE

Pre-Pointe

10 to 18 year-olds (grades 5-12)

A 30-minute class preparing the student for pointe. Class focuses on building strength in the student's ankles and feet. This is a non-recital class. Black leotard, pink tights and studio brand ballet shoes are required.

Pointe 1

12 to 18 year-olds (grades 6-12)

A 30-minute class introducing pointe work to the serious ballet student. Black leotard, pink tights and pointe shoes are required. Must be enrolled in ballet 4 or higher and take two ballet classes as well as two pointe classes a week. By recommendation and audition only. 

Pointe 2

14 to 18 year-olds (grades 9-12)

A 40-minute class developing the student’s strength and gracefulness on pointe. Pink tights and pointe shoes are required as well as a black leotard. Must be enrolled in ballet 4 or higher and take two ballet and two pointe classes a week. By audition only and teacher recommendation only.

LYRICAL

Lyrical 1

9 to 11 year-olds (grades 4-6)
A 40-minute class combining the styles of ballet and jazz. Emphasis is on emotion within the dance. Must be enrolled in ballet 3 or higher. Any color tights and leotard are required as well as studio brand lyrical shoes.

Lyrical 2

11 to 18 year-olds (grades 6-12)
A 40-minute class expanding on the lyrical style. Emphasis is on the emotion and story within the dance. Must be enrolled in ballet 4 or higher and take two ballet classes per week. Any color tights and leotard are required as well as studio brand lyrical shoes.

Teen Lyrical

Age 12+, this is a beginning class for anyone who would like to begin learning lyrical dance. Must be enrolled in one ballet class. Any color leotard and tights as well as studio brand lyrical shoes are required. No experience necessary.

JAZZ

Jazz 1

5 to 7 year-olds (grades K-2)
A 40-minute class introducing the student to the basics of jazz dance while also to moving to the beat and finding the rhythm in music. Tan studio brand jazz shoes are required and a leotard of any style or color. Dance pants or tights must be worn.

Jazz 2

7 to 9 year-olds (grades 2-4)
A 40-minute class expanding on coordinating the head, arms and legs together and incorporating more turns and leaps. Tan studio brand jazz shoes are required and a leotard of any style or color. Dance pants or tights must be worn.

Jazz 3

9 to 11 year-olds (grades 4-6)
A 40-minute class focusing more on style and execution of different steps, incorporating leaps and turns and improving flexibility. Tan studio brand jazz shoes are required and a leotard of any style or color. Dance pants or tights must be worn.

Jazz 4

11 to 18 year-olds (grades 6-12)
A 55-minute class focusing more on the jazz style while concentrating on the harder more intricate movements. Tan studio brand jazz shoes are required and a leotard of any style or color. Dance pants or tights must be worn. Placement is based on teacher recommendation and requires completion of Jazz 3 and be enrolled in Ballet 4.

Teen Jazz 1

Age 12+, this is a beginning class for anyone who would like to begin learning jazz dance. Any color leotard, dance pants or tights and studio brand jazz shoes are required. No experience necessary.

Teen Jazz 2

Age 12+, students must complete Teen Jazz 1 and have teacher approval. Students will build on the skills and technique learned in Teen

Jazz 1. Any color leotard, dance pants or tights and studio brand jazz shoes are required.

MODERN

Modern 1

10 to 14 year-olds (grades 5-9) An introduction to this freestyle of dance that favors movement qualities using breath and weight while encompassing the student's dance technique and improvisation. To be in Modern 1, the student must be enrolled in ballet 4 or higher.

Modern 2

12 to 18 year-olds (grades 7-12) Building on the basics of Modern 1, student's work on expression development while encompassing the student's dance technique and improvisation. To be in Modern 2, the student must be enrolled in ballet 4 or higher and have teacher approval. Any color tights and leotard are required as well as studio brand lyrical shoes.

Teen Modern

Age 12+, this is a beginning class for anyone who would like to begin learning modern dance. No experience required. Must be enrolled in a Teen Ballet class. Any color tights and leotard are required as well as studio brand lyrical shoes.

HIP HOP

Hippety Hop

5 to 6 year-olds (grades K-1) A 30 minute class introducing the students to the fun style of hip hop. A leotard or tight fitting dance top of any style or color is required. Dance pants must be worn. No jeans. Black studio brand dance sneakers must be worn.

Mini Hip Hop

7 to 9 year-olds (grades 2-4) A 40 minute class exposing the students to the popular style of hip hop. A leotard or tight-fitting dance top of any style or color is required. Dance pants must be worn. No jeans. Black studio brand dance sneakers must be worn.

 

Jr. Hip Hop

10 to 12 year-olds (grades 5-7) A 40 minute class exposing the students to the popular style of hip hop. A leotard or tight fitting dance top of any style or color is required. Dance pants must be worn. No jeans. Black studio brand dance sneakers must be worn.

Sr. Hip Hop

12 to 18 year-olds (grades 7-12) A 40 minute class expanding the students' style of hip hop. A leotard or tight fitting dance top of any style or color is required. Dance pants must be worn. No jeans. Black studio brand dance sneakers must be worn. Teacher approval required.

Teen Hip Hop

Age 12+, this is a beginning class for anyone who would like to begin learning hip hop dance. No experience required. Dance pants and black studio brand dance sneakers must be worn.

TAP

Tap 1

5 to 7 year-olds (grades K-2) A 30-minute class introducing the child to the basics of tap dancing and syncopated rhythms. Studio brand tan buckle tap shoes are required and a leotard of any style or color. Dance pants/shorts or tights must be worn.

Tap 2

7 to 9 year-olds (grades 2-4) A 30-minute class expanding on the basics of tap while incorporating more speed. Studio brand tan buckle tap shoes are required and a leotard of any style or color. Dance pants/shorts or tights must be worn.

Tap 3

10 to 11 year-olds (grades 4-6) A 30-minute class developing the student’s speed and accuracy. Studio brand black tap shoes are required and a leotard of any style or color. Dance pants/shorts or tights must be worn.

Tap 4

11 to 18 year-olds (grades 6-12) A 40-minute class focusing more on synchronization and style while learning a variety of steps including wings, pullbacks and toe stands. Studio brand black tap shoes are required and a leotard of any style or color. Dance pants/shorts or tights must be worn. Must have completed level 3 or teacher recommendation. Requires one additional "turning class"...jazz, tap or ballet.

Teen Tap 1

Age 12+, this is a beginning class for anyone who would like to begin learning tap dance. Dance pants/shorts or tights must be worn. Studio brand black tap shoes are required. No experience necessary.

Teen Tap 2

Age 12+, students must complete Teen Tap 1 and have teacher approval. Students will build on the skills and technique learned in Teen Tap 1. Dance pants/shorts or tights must be worn. Studio brand black tap shoes are required.

Acro

Acro 1

5 to 9 year-olds (grades K-4) A 40-minute class tailored to each individual student’s level. Ranging from forward rolls and cartwheels to handstands and backbends. Leotard is required. Must wear studio brand acro shoes.

Acro 2

6 to 12 year-olds (grades 1-7) A 40-minute class tailored to each individual student’s level. Ranging from front limbers and headstands to back walkovers. Leotard is required. Must wear studio brand acro shoes. Must be able to do a one-handed cartwheel to be in Acro 2.

Acro 3

8 to 18 year-olds (grades 3-12) A 55-minute class tailored to each individual student’s level. Ranging from front walkovers and front handsprings to back handsprings. Leotard is required. Must wear studio brand acro shoes. Must be able to do a back walkover and come up from a backbend to be in Acro 3.

Acro 4

9 to 18 year-olds (grades 4-12) A 40-minute class tailored to each individual student’s level. Must be able to do an aerial or back handspring to be in Acro 4. Leotard is required. Must wear studio brand acro shoes.

Teen Acro

Age 12+, this is a beginning class for anyone who would like to begin learning acro skills.  Leotard is required. Must wear studio brand acro shoes. No experience required.

Competition

We have competition teams for all ages and levels. If you're interested, please contact the office for more information.

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Hours

The studio is open:

Monday-Thursday evenings from 4-9 p.m.

Tuesday afternoons from 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Saturday mornings from 9-1p.m.

Contact

740-368-8800

padancecentre@gmail.com

111 Valleyside Drive, Suite B

Delaware, Ohio 43015

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