With two locations in Bountiful and Farmington, and a variety of FUN dance classes in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop, we are confident Dance Impressions has a little bit of something for everyone! We understand that age and experience are two of the most important factors in determining class placement and skill-level. As a result, our classes are specifically catered to fulfill the wants and needs of any age or experience-level.
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Classes for Dancers, Ages 6-18
Classes for Younger Dancers
INTRO TO DANCE
Class meets 1 x per week for 45 minutes. (2 1/2 - 3 Yrs.)
This fun class is designed to introduce the youngest of dancers (must be born in 2014) to dance. Students will explore musicality, movement and creativity while instilling a love for dance through basic ballet skills. Pink ballet shoes are required for the recitals.
DYNAMICS OF DANCE, LEVELS 1-3
Classes meet 1 x per week for 45-60 minutes. (3-6 Yrs.)
A curriculum of classes at different levels as young dancers age and progress in ability up through kindergarten. Elementary tap & ballet principles are at the core and the focus is on the joy of movement. Curriculum levels are standard 1, 2 and 3 with increasing complexity. However, additional “+” classes may be offered to those exhibiting strong ability, but are not completely ready to advance to the next level. Black tap and pink ballet shoes required.
- Dynamics 1 = 3-4 yr. olds (born 2014+) in the 1st year of dance.
- Dynamics 1+ = 4 yr. olds in their 1st or 2nd year of dance.
- Dynamics 2 = 4 yr. olds in their 2nd year, 5 yr. olds in first year.
- Dynamics 3 = 5-6 yr. olds in their 2nd or 3rd year of dance.
CLASSICS OF DANCE
Class meets 1 x per week for 60 minutes. (4-6 Yrs.)
This fun-filled class is a progressive step after Dynamics of Dance and provides students interested in learning the classic forms of ballet and tap an opportunity to gain exposure. It offers structure for the more focused dancer and includes ballet exercises, center floor work and across the floor combinations. Black tap and pink ballet shoes required.
TAP, TECHNIQUE & TUMBLE, LEVELS 1-2
Classes meet 1 x per week for 90 minutes. (5-8 Yrs.)
A fun class focused on three important styles of dance for dancers in kindergarten and older. Dancers will learn rhythm, ambidexterity and timing in tap, flexibility, strength, and basic tumbling skills, as well as a basic technical foundation of ballet and jazz. A great combo class allowing dancers to explore three important genres. Levels progress and increase in complexity. Black tap shoes required. Foot undeez or bare feet are optional.
Class meets 1 x per week for 45-60 minutes. (4-9 Yrs.)
Perfect for those dancers who can’t sit still. This class focuses on basic tumbling and dance skills to develop strength, coordination, balance, musicality, timing, and flexibility in an active environment. It’s a wonderful introduction to a social classroom situation for both boys and girls. No shoes are required for this class.
TUMBLING, LEVELS 1-2
Classes meet 1 x per week for 30-60 minutes. (7+ Yrs.)
Pair a tumbling class with one of our dance classes and you’ve just cooked up a recipe for fun! With small classes and hands-on instruction, tumbling students receive one-on-one attention. The class focuses on proper technique to promote safety and healthy body alignment. No shoes are required for this class.
Classes meet 1 x per week for 45 minutes. (6-8 Yrs.)
Designed for students who show a more serious interest in ballet. Pre-Ballet will prepare students to enter into a structured ballet class while focusing on building strength, poise, proper body alignment, turnout and extension. Classes emphasize barre exercises and a mix of center floor work with across-the-floor combinations. Dancers wear bare feet for this class.
BALLET, LEVELS 1-2
Classes meet 1 x per week for 60 minutes. (8+ Yrs.)
Our Ballet classes ages eight and up incorporate barre work, across the floor, and new choreography each week to provide our dancers with traditional ballet education and encourage them to do their best in every class. Each dancer will receive individual attention from instructors to perfect their technique, and students are introduced to ballet vocabulary, learn classroom etiquette and develop coordination through fun movement exercises. Class levels progress and will increase in complexity. In order to view proper foot technique, dancers wear bare feet until instructed to make a shoe purchase. These ballet classes will not participate in recitals.
Classes meet 1 x per week for 60-90 minutes. (5-10+ Yrs.)
Combination classes are a great way for students to experience different types of activity with the main focus on having fun and enjoying dance. Classes are structured in different segments of ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip hop or tumbling skills depending upon age and specified class time. Dancers will be able to explore popular genres leading the industry and work to build the necessary strength and conditioning required for dance success. Dancers wear jazz shoes, foot undeez or bare feet for this class.
- Combo Fun = 5-7 year olds
- Combo Class* = 7-9 year olds
- Combo Teen = 10+ year olds
* 7-9 yr. old dancers may pair a Combo Class (in Bountiful on Tuesdays) with Tumbling 1 to coordinate a full 90 min. “Combo” curriculum. (Optional)
JAZZ, LEVEL 1
Classes meet 1 x per week for 60 minutes. (8+ Yrs.)
Jazz class will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality and developing complex rhythms and patterns. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. Dancers wear jazz shoes, foot undeez or bare feet for this class.
JAZZ/HIP HOP, LEVELS 1-2
Classes meet 1 x per week for 45-60 minutes. (7-9+ Yrs.)
A popular class concept that infuses the funky style of hip hop with the technical side of jazz. Students will learn the fundamentals of each style such as isolations and flexibility. Levels progress and increase in complexity. This class will encourage students to dance outside of the box and bring their own personality to each movement. We pride ourselves on being a family oriented dance studio and go out of our way to find clean age-appropriate music. Light soled sneakers, and jazz shoes or foot undeez are required.
INT/ADV JAZZ TECHNIQUE
Classes meet 1 x per week for 60 minutes. (10+ Yrs.)
Designed for students with previous jazz technique experience. This class does not participate in any recitals and is enrolled by evaluation or teacher approval. Dancers should be able to demonstrate a solid double pirouette and execute intricate leap and turn combinations. This class will move quickly, focus on retention of details, flexibility, as well as leaps and jumps. A great class to refine, practice and progress jazz technique. Recommended as an additional class to your dance curriculum. Dancers should have foot undeez, jazz shoes or bare feet for this class.
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