Our Children's Program includes classes for ages 18 months through preteens. Scroll down to learn about our children's classes including ballet, hip hop, combo classes, and our Dancer & Me program.
Dancer and Me
This 30 minute class is geared towards little ones that want to dance with mommy (or daddy) in class. The teacher guides students to learn balance, coordination, listening skills, and musicality with a little help from mom or dad! Caregivers, wear comfortable clothes and shoes and be ready to move with your little dancer!
These students will not be performing in the end of year performance.
3-4 Year Old Ballet
This class is specifically designed to increase motor skills and self-awareness in 3 and 4 year olds through simple dance movement and songs. This class provides an age-appropriate, educational, and fun introduction to ballet and movement and helps the young dancer develop coordination and self-expression in a positive, nurturing environment.
4-5 Year Old Ballet
This class is specifically designed to increase motor skills and self-awareness in 4 and 5 year olds through simple dance movement and songs. With an emphasis on balance, coordination, grace, self-expression and musicality, this class provides an age-appropriate, educational, and fun introduction to ballet and movement in a positive, nurturing environment.
5-7 Year Old Ballet
This class introduces young dancers to the fundamental terms and techniques of ballet including proper posture, alignment, use of turnout, flexibility, and coordination. Students will become fluent in ballet terminology and will have a higher understanding of basic ballet principles and technique. Teachers will encourage self-expression, musicality, grace and poise while introducing fundamental ballet concepts.
Company Prep Ballet
Company Prep ballet introduces young dancers to the fundamental terms and techniques of ballet in preparation for joining our NGSB Company in the future. We follows the Russian, or Vaganova, method of training in ballet technique. Ballet classes consist of barre exercises, center work involving both allegro (quick) and adagio (slow) combinations, and conclude with grand allegro combinations done across the floor. Students will become fluent in ballet terminology and will have a higher understanding of basic ballet principles and technique. Ballet is highly recommended for students wishing to improve their technique and to grow and progress to more advanced levels of dance.
This 45 minute high energy class helps students focus on confidence, rhythm and coordination through fun and exciting exercises! Join this class to learn the latest dance moves, learn to count music, and learn fun choreography to age-appropriate music.
Youth Hip Hop
This class offers an age-appropriate introduction to hip hop dance and movement style. Students will warm-up to fun, upbeat music while improving coordination, rhythm, and flexibility. Students will learn fun and exciting new choreography each week.
(starting at age 4)
Combo classes serve as an introduction to the beginning disciplines of dance in ballet, tap, hip hop, and/or jazz technique while increasing the student's physical mobility and self-awareness through an age-appropriate, fun curriculum. Experience two (or more) dance styles within each class!
Combo Class Types:
Triple Threat (Ballet, Tap, Jazz)