SHARON PLESSL SCHOOL OF DANCE

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CLASSES OFFERED

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CLASSES OFFERED AT SPSD

  DANCE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Additional dance classes to be added in the 2014-2015 Season

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Creative Movement & Intro. To Dance offered to ages 16 months through 3 years of age

In this class the child will learn the basics of dance, along with basic motor skills. It encourages the use of dance through imagination, props, song and movement.

Mommy & Me

Daddies, Grammies, Aunts, etc. are welcome too!    

          In this class, parents participate along with the children to help the child with the correct movements of the body and to maintain discipline. This class includes stretching,creative dance exercises in center as well as traveling down the floor.

Combo. Class offered to ages 3 thru 9 years  of age

This class is designed to give the students an introduction to the various styles of dance. The class includes a warm-up stretch followed by ballet, tap and jazz.                       

Ballet 

The ballet class is designed to teach poise, strength, and balance. Ballet is the basis of all dance forms.  In this class the students will learn various barre exercises to work on correct posture, as well as participating in center work. They will learn the dance technique as well as the French terminology used in ballet.

Pointe

Pointe classes are available for children 12 years of age and older which have had prior ballet training. Please seek teacher approval before signing up for this class.

*All students studying Pointe must be enrolled in an additional ballet tech class.

Jazz

Jazz dance is an upbeat dance form performed to contemporary music. It teaches strength, flexibility, and power. Jazz is exciting, lively and full of rhythm for all ages. Leap and turn as you experience the fun in jazz dance.

Tap

Experience the rhythm through tap. This percussive art form teaches tempo and rhythm.  The student will learn the correct sounds while tapping their way down the floor. In addition to floor work the students will learn various combinations to perfect their coordination and agility.

Lyrical

Lyrical is a mixture of ballet and jazz dance melted into one style of dance. In this class, the student will experience the soft lines of ballet as well as the leaps, turns, and sharpness used in jazz dance.

  Gymnastics/Dance

Focus on tumbling skills, strength, coordination and balance. This class will let the child have a fun experience while also building their self confidence. As well as tumbling, they will learn a routine incorporating the art of dance & gymnastics.

Hip Hop

Learn to dance like your on MTV. The most popular dance form of this decade, Hip hop dance is the style of dance made popular by the top 40 singers of the moment. Hip Hop is an upbeat dance form that is the craze among children as well as adults.

Modern

This style of dance is often performed barefoot. Modern, also known as contemporary, is now more than 100 years old. Although similar to ballet in many ways, it uses movements that are freer and a more natural form of expressive dance.  This is a great class for students age 11 and older.

Boys Only Hip Hop 

This class is designed for a boys only experience to the world of hip hop dance.  Boys will love this class where they can learn to dance like their favorite # 1 Hip Hop  & Pop artists. 

Additional Dance Styles & Classes Available

Ballroom

Wedding Dance

Belly Dancing

Country Line Dancing

Salsa, Merengue & More

Break Dancing

Dance Conditioning

Yoga

Ballet Stretch & Tone

Aerobics

Swing

Twirling

*Please ask if interested in additional dance styles. 

COMPETITION TEAMS MORE TEAMS

The classes listed below are for the more experienced dancer on a competitive level. If enrolled in any of these classes, the  student will attend competitions in the 2011-2012 Season and will experience numerous performance opportunities. 

The X-ECUTION OF HIP HOP 

This class is for boys and girls interested in hip hop dance. In this class the students will prepare to compete and X-ECUTE Hip Hop to the fullest!

JAZZ X-TREME

This class is designed to push the dancer to the limits of Jazz Dance. Leap, Turn, and Extend to your limits! The   student will prepare to perform Jazz to the X-TREME!

TAP X-PLOZION

 For those that want to feel the rhythm, this class is the right one for you. This class focuses on rhythm, clarity, speed & technique.  The performer is not just a dancer, but also a percussive musician.  Let your feet make an     X-PLOZION of sound in this class.

Also, offering Contemporary Teams, Belly Dance Teams, Pointe, Ballet and More!!!!

         Also Ask about our Touring Company and Competitive Teams!       

 Directed by: Sharon Plessl Pongracz and Trisha Pongracz Zehner