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New To Dance

 

Welcome to Elite Dance!

We're so excited you're here!

 

Beginning dance classes for the first time is exciting! Many people want to know 'What classes do I enroll my child in?', 'What's the next step?' or 'Do I have to come in to register?' Well, we've provided this information below just for you to make the registration process hassle free!

 

REGISTRATION STEPS

  1. From the pull down menu at the top of the page, mouse over the 'Dance Classes' tab and click 'Class Schedule by Age'.
  2. You'll be directed to a page that lists all classes in which your dancer may enroll.
  3. Choose classes that would work best for you and click the Register Now link.
  4. Make sure to read through the Fee Schedule and 'Additional School Policies.'
  5. Complete the online registration form and click submit. You'll receive an email with a registration confirmation and log in information to your new  'Personal Customer Portal' with us. And that's it!
  6. Only thing left to do after registering is to come to class :-)

 

(Oh... P.S., you can find out about Required Dancewear as well as information about Costumes, Payment information, and the end of the year Recital in the pull down menus at the top of this page.)

 

If you'd rather register in person or you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us!

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Pre - Professional

Ages 14 and Up

 

New Orleans Saintsations! Disney World! Universal Studios! The Pulse on Tour! Los Angeles Ballet! Delta Festival Ballet! Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines! Six Flags! Competitive Circuit Dance Judges! Our teachers have done it all and eagerly await to pass on their wealth of real world experience to the up and coming Elite Dancer in our Pre-Professional Program!

 

Your Pre-Professional Program at a glance:

 

* THE E3 EXPERIENCE

Upbeat and fun!! The Elite 3 Experience - or E3 - is the incorporation of 3 genres of dance - Jazz, Lyrical, & Hip Hop - taught at the advanced levels during a two hour class time period. Taught on a weekly basis, the class incorporates lines, grace and style, ballet and modern technique, hip hop and street style to express attitude. *

* JAZZ

Jazz is a great structured discipline of dance that utilizes a ballet base. Jazz is a super fun stage form of dance that can be seen in Disney movies like High School Musical or in local dance teams. Classes involve a warm up, stretching, and dance combinations. Class duration is 60 minutes.

* LYRICAL

Lyrical class is a fusion of ballet and jazz techniques using motion to express emotion and tell a story. Class duration is 60 minutes.

* JUMPS & TURNS

Gravity defying leaps and whirling turns starts with Jumps & Turns! Dancers learn how to apply and execute technique in various exciting turns and big jumps across the floor. It's a perfect choice for dancers looking to experience the next level of dance!

* HIP HOP

Hip Hop is a high energy street style of dance. Hip Hop dance can be seen in TV shows like Disney's Shake It Up and Austin & Ally, as well as videos from Beyonce or Usher. Classes involve a warmup, across the floor combinations, and center floor dance combinations. Class duration is 45 minutes.

* BALLET

Ballet class is the basis of Jazz and Lyrical dance. In this class students work on grace, placement, and precision in movement to attain technical ability. Ballet class begins at the ballet barre for placement and stretch, moves to the center floor, and ends with combinations across the floor. Class duration is 60 minutes.

* CONTEMPORARY

Drawing on on both classical ballet and modern dance, contemporary centers on a dancer's own interpretations instead of structured steps. Improvisation and center floor combinations characterize contemporary dance.

* STRETCH & STRENGTH

Stretch & Strength focuses on strengthening core muscles, improving flexibility, and developing strong dancers. Class duration is 45 minutes.

* GYM 2 FOR BEGINNERS AND INTERMEDIATES

A great non-recital class to help build balance, strength, flexibility, and FUN! Students work on cartwheels, aerials, front and back handsprings, back tucks, just to name a few. Class duration is 45 minutes.

* GYM 3 FOR ADVANCED STUDENTS *

A great non-recital class to help build balance, strength, flexibility, and FUN! Students work on cartwheels, aerials, front and back handsprings, back tucks, just to name a few. Class duration is 45 minutes. TEACHER APPROVAL REQUIRED.

Classes Available [Click For Available Classes]:

 

* Teacher Approval Required

 

Register now to make your dancer an Elite Professional!

 

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Talented Teens

Ages 14 and Up

 

Today's Music, the Latest Choreography, and our Talented Teachers fill our Talented Teen Program classes with just the right mix of technique and FUN!!!!!

 

Your Talented Teen Program at a glance:

           

* JAZZ

Jazz is a great structured discipline of dance that utilizes a ballet base. Jazz is a super fun stage form of dance that can be seen in Disney movies like High School Musical or in local dance teams. Classes involve a warm up, stretching, and dance combinations. Class duration is 60 minutes.

* LYRICAL

Lyrical class is a fusion of ballet and jazz techniques using motion to express emotion and tell a story. Class duration is 60 minutes.

* JUMPS & TURNS

Gravity defying leaps and whirling turns starts with Jumps & Turns! Dancers learn how to apply and execute technique in various exciting turns and big jumps across the floor. It's a perfect choice for dancers looking to experience the next level of dance!

* HIP HOP

Hip Hop is a high energy street style of dance. Hip Hop dance can be seen in TV shows like Disney's Shake It Up and Austin & Ally, as well as videos from Beyonce or Usher. Classes involve a warmup, across the floor combinations, and center floor dance combinations. Class duration is 45 minutes.

* BALLET

Ballet class is the basis of Jazz and Lyrical dance. In this class students work on grace, placement, and precision in movement to attain technical ability. Ballet class begins at the ballet barre for placement and stretch, moves to the center floor, and ends with combinations across the floor. Class duration is 60 minutes.

* STRETCH & STRENGTH

Stretch & Strength focuses on strengthening core muscles, improving flexibility, and developing strong dancers. Class duration is 45 minutes.

* GYM 2 FOR BEGINNERS AND INTERMEDIATES

A great non-recital class to help build balance, strength, flexibility, and FUN! Students work on cartwheels, aerials, front and back handsprings, back tucks, just to name a few. Class duration is 45 minutes.

* GYM 3 FOR ADVANCED STUDENTS *

A great non-recital class to help build balance, strength, flexibility, and FUN! Students work on cartwheels, aerials, front and back handsprings, back tucks, just to name a few. Class duration is 45 minutes. TEACHER APPROVAL REQUIRED.

Classes Available [Click For Available Classes]:

 

* Teacher Approval Required

 

Let your Teen show you their Talent today!

 

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Jammin' Juniors

Ages 10 - 13 years

 

Your junior dancer will have a great time jammin' out to cool music and fun choreography in our Jammin' Juniors Program!

 

Your Jammin' Juniors Program at a glance:

 

    * Jazz

    Jazz is a great structured discipline of dance that utilizes a ballet base. Jazz is a super fun stage form of dance that can be seen in Disney movies like High School Musical or in local dance teams. Classes involve a warm up, stretching, and dance combinations. Class duration is 45 minutes.

    * Hip Hop

    Hip Hop is a high energy street style of dance. Hip Hop dance can be seen in TV shows like Disney's Shake It Up and Austin & Ally, as well as videos from Beyonce or Usher. Classes involve a warmup, across the floor combinations, and center floor dance combinations. Class duration is 45 minutes.

    * Lyrical

    Lyrical class is a fusion of ballet and jazz techniques using motion to express emotion and tell a story. Classes involve a warmup, across the floor combinations, and center floor combinations. Class duration is 60 minutes.

    * Ballet

    Ballet class is the basis of Jazz and Lyrical dance. In this class students work on grace, placement, and precision in movement to attain technical ability. Ballet class begins at the ballet barre for placement and stretch, moves to the center floor, and ends with combinations across the floor. Class duration is 60 minutes.

    * Jumps & Turns

    Gravity defying leaps and whirling turns starts with Jumps & Turns 1! Dancers learn how to apply and execute technique in various exciting turns and big jumps across the floor. Jumps & Turns class gives those interested in making local dance teams the tools to do so. Class duration is 45 minutes.

    * Tap for Beginners and Intermediates

    Tap is best described as sound producing, syncopated, rhythmic steps in motion. We teach traditional tap in the order of Gene Kelly or Fred Astaire. Class duration is 45 minutes.

    * Gym 2 for Beginners & Intermediates

    A great non-recital class to help build balance, strength, flexibility, and FUN! Students work on cartwheels, aerials, front and back handsprings, back tucks, just to name a few. Class duration is 45 minutes.

    * Stretch and Strength

    Stretch & Strength focuses on strengthening core muscles, improving flexibility, and developing strong dancers. Class duration is 45 minutes.

    * Combo Jazz / Tap 8-10's

    A great upbeat, fun combination jazz and tap class for those who like to move, shake, and syncopate! Incorporates lines, grace and style, ballet and modern technique to express attitude.  This combination class is a great way for students to experience the best of two classes. Class duration is 60 minutes.

    Classes Available [Click For Available Classes]:

 

Register now so your junior dancer can start jammin' today!

 


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Creative Kids

Ages 6 - 10 years

 

Fun Choreography, Great Music and High Energy Classes categorize our Creative Kids Program!

 

Your Creative Kids Program at a glance:

 

    * Jazz

    Jazz is a great structured discipline of dance that utilizes a ballet base. Jazz is a super fun stage form of dance that can be seen in Disney movies like High School Musical or in local dance teams. Classes involve a warm up, stretching, and dance combinations. Class duration is 45 minutes.

    * Hip Hop

    Hip Hop is a high energy street style of dance. Hip Hop dance can be seen in TV shows like Disney's Shake It Up and Austin & Ally, as well as videos from Beyonce or Usher. Classes involve a warmup, across the floor combinations, and center floor dance combinations. Class duration is 45 minutes.

    * Lyrical

    Lyrical class is a fusion of ballet and jazz techniques using motion to express emotion and tell a story. Classes involve a warmup, across the floor combinations, and center floor combinations. Class duration is 60 minutes.

    * Ballet

    Ballet class is the basis of Jazz and Lyrical dance. In this class students work on grace, placement, and precision in movement to attain technical ability. Ballet class begins at the ballet barre for placement and stretch, moves to the center floor, and ends with combinations across the floor. Class duration is 60 minutes.

    * Jumps & Turns

    Gravity defying leaps and whirling turns starts with Jumps & Turns 1! Dancers learn how to apply and execute technique in various exciting turns and big jumps across the floor. Jumps & Turns class gives those interested in making local dance teams the tools to do so. Class duration is 45 minutes.

    * Tap for Beginners & Intermediates

    Tap is best described as sound producing, syncopated, rhythmic steps in motion. We teach traditional tap in the order of Gene Kelly or Fred Astaire. Class duration is 45 minutes.

    * Gym 2 for Beginngers & Intermediates

    A great non-recital class to help build balance, strength, flexibility, and FUN! Students work on cartwheels, aerials, front and back handsprings, back tucks, just to name a few. Class duration is 45 minutes.

    * Stretch & Strength **

    Stretch & Strength focuses on strengthening core muscles, improving flexibility, and developing strong dancers. Class duration is 45 minutes.


    ** Available to 8 years of age and up

    * Combo Ballet / Tap for 6&7s **

    Ballet Tap for 6 & 7's builds upon Ballet Tap for Toddlers to continue a student's basis in ballet and tap. This class is a fun class that introduces the next level of technique to the student's. This combination class is a great way for students to experience the best of two classes. Class duration is 60 minutes.


    ** Available to 7 years of age

    * Combo Jazz / Tap for 6&7's

    A great upbeat, fun combination jazz and tap class for those who like to move, shake, and syncopate! Incorporates lines, grace and style, ballet and modern technique to express attitude.  This combination class is a great way for students to experience the best of two classes. Class duration is 60 minutes.

    * Combo Jazz / Tap for 8-10's

    A great upbeat, fun combination jazz and tap class for those who like to move, shake, and syncopate! Incorporates lines, grace and style, ballet and modern technique to express attitude.  This combination class is a great way for students to experience the best of two classes. Class duration is 60 minutes.

    Classes Available [Click For Available Classes]:

 

 

Your young dancer will have a great time creating memories to last a lifetime!

 

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