- Elite Dance voted "The Northshore's BEST" dance studio by readers of Sophisticated Magazine
- Elite Dance proudly welcomes Lucia Kuimova, PhD on faculty.
Dance Classes Section
We offer classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Pointe, Ballet/Tap Combo Classes for ages 18 months - 7 years old, Jazz-erina's Toddler Jazz, Be Bop, Tiny Tappers, Mini Gym, Gym, Jumps & Turns, Stretch & Strength, Non-Recital classes, Competitive Programs, and Private Lessons. For your convenience we offer year round viewing.
Ballet / Tap COMBO classes Ages 18 months - 5 years
Ballet / Tap for toddlers is an independet fun class for up and coming dancers ages 18 months to 5 years of age. This class is a great introduction for students just developing their coordination. The students come for one hour a week and participate in a half hour of ballet and a half hour of tap. The teacher guides students in developing balance, technique and listening skills. Class duration is 60 minutes.
Ballet / Tap for 6 & 7's Ages 6 - 7 years
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.
Ballet Class Ages 5 & Up
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. We offer ballet classes for students ages 5 and older. For younger students we offer Mini Ballet or ballet coupled with tap classes.
Be bop Ages 4 - 6
Be Bop is mini hip hop! Be Bop is a high energy street style of dance. Be Bop dance can be seen in TV shows like Disney's Shake It Up and Austin & Ally, as well as videos from Beyonce or Rihanna. Jazzerinas and Be Bop are among two most popular classes in the school. Class duration is 45 minutes.
tumbling / GYM Ages 7 & Up
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.
Jazz-erina's Toddler Jazz Ages 3 - 4 years
A high energy, super sassy intro to Jazz class for your 3 or 4 year old. Classes involve a warm up, light stretches, dance games and individual work similar to follow the leader. Class duration is 45 minutes.
Jazz & Hip Hop Jazz - Ages 5 & Up ; Hip Hop - Ages 7 & Up
What is the difference between Jazz & Hip Hop? Jazz is a structured discipline of dance that utilizes a ballet base. Jazz is a stage form of dance. Jazz dance can be seen in High School Musical or local dance teams. Hip Hop is a high energy street style of dance. Hip hop dance can be seen in videos from Beyonce', Usher, or Rihanna. Jazz and Hip Hop are the two most popular classes in the school. We offer Jazz and Hip Hop classes for students 5 years and older.
Jumps & Turns / Non-Recital Classes Ages 5 & Up
We offer a variety of non-recital classes for those students interested in honing their technical abilities only. Jumps&Turns is a class that gives those interested in trying out and making local dance teams the tools to do so. Jumps&Turns allows the student to work on the execution of technique in various turns and jumps. Non-recital classes are notated on the Schedule of Classes. We offer non-recital classes to students ages 5 and older. Class duration is 45 minutes.
Lyrical Class Ages 5 & Up
Lyrical class is a fusion of ballet and jazz techniques using motion to express emotion and tell a story. We offer Lyrical classes for students ages 5 and older.
mini ballet Ages 4 - 6
A fun intro to ballet class for your little dancer. Classes involve light stretches, some ballet barre, dance games and individual work similar to follow the leader. Class duration is 45 minutes.
mini GYM Ages 4 - 6
A great non-recital class to help build balance, strength, flexibility, and FUN! Class duration is 45 minutes.
Pointe Ages 12 & Up (Teacher Approval Required)
A classical dance form demanding grace and precision and employing formalized steps and gestures set in intricate flowing patterns to create expression through movement.
Private Lessons Ages 5 & Up
Private lessons are a great option for any dancer interested in quickly progressing. Once scheduled, one of our teachers will guide you personally to become a better dancer, technician, and performer. Private lessons are available in 30 minute, 45 minute, or 1 hour increments. Call the office or email for more information.
Stretch & Strength Ages 10 & Up
A great non-recital class that focuses on strengthening core muscles, improving flexibility, and developing strong dancers. Class duration is 45 minutes.
Tap Class Ages 7 & Up
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. We offer Tap classes for students 5 and older.
TINY TAPPERS Ages 4 - 6
An upbeat and fun intro to tap class for your little dancer! Dancers do a tiny tappers warm up followed by across the floors and combos. We teach traditional tap in the order of Gene Kelly or Fred Astaire. Class duration is 45 minutes.
Competitive dance Ages 5 & Up
Competitive Classes are available through an audition process during the summer. For more details, click here.
* Class sizes do not become bigger than what a teacher can comfortably handle. Multiple Teachers and/or Assistants may or may not be present in class. Assistants are chosen to maximize personal attention for every student. Attention is paid to each student. Each student is pushed on his or her level.