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Dance

FOR ALL CLASSES HAIR MUST BE IN A BUN EXCEPT IF IT IS TOO SHORT AND THEN A HEAD BAND IS REQUIRED TO KEEP THE HAIR FROM GOING INTO THE DANCERS EYES DURING TURNS ETC.

Dancers may have a low bun for acrobatics or a low ponytail with bangs clipped back

BalletBallet Dance Lessons

Ballet is the key to the development of all dancers. Technique developed through ballet training is essential in order to excel in other forms of dance. Ballet classes are mandatory for those seeking to compete in dance. We offer non-syllabus and examination classes through R.A.D., Cecchetti and B.A.T.D.
Dress Code: Renaissa (RR) Mondor tank bodysuit or Black tank body suit, pink tights and ballet slippers/Pointe shoes. A ballet warm-up sweater may be worn at the beginning of class. Dance skirts are not allowed.

Hip Hop Dance
Hip Hop

This highly energetic dynamic class will challenge the dancer by introducing them to a free form of urban and street-style dancing. Emphasis will be placed on isolations, co-ordination and musicality. Bring a Towel and water bottle!
Dress Code: Any colored tank top that is longer than the waist of the dance pants, black pants or capris and indoor runners, jazz sneakers or dance boots. Short belly baring tank tops are unacceptable.

 

TapTap Dance Program

Rhythm is at the heart of this discipline. Add speed and timing and you have one of the most entertaining dance disciplines enjoyed by all age groups. Examination classes available.
Dress Code: Renaissa (RR) Mondor tank bodysuit or Black tank body suit, beige tights and beige tap shoes with rubber grips. Dance shorts may also be worn over the body suit.

Jazz Dance
Jazz

Jazz evolved from Ballet and Modern dance styles. Jazz classes include warm-up, stretches, and jump & turns. Jazz classes are most often choreographed with popular music as the driving force and are very popular with all age groups. Examination classes available.
Dress Code:Renaissa (RR) tank bodysuit or  Black tank body suit, beige tights and beige jazz shoes. Dance shorts may also be worn

 

ContemporaryLyrical Dance

Contemporary Dance is the name given to a group of 20th century concert dance forms. It is a collection of systems and methods developed from Modern and Postmodern dance, thus contemporary dance is not a specific dance technique. Australian, European, Canadian and American contemporary dance differ from each other in a number of ways.

Contemporary dance principles include: centering, alignment, gravity, breath, contraction, release, fall and recovery, suspension, balance and off-balance, tension and relaxation, opposition and emotion.

Lyrical

Lyrical dance is a fusion of ballet and jazz dance techniques.

Lyrical dance challenges choreographers and dancers to use motion to interpret music and express emotion. A lyrical dancer’s movements attempt to show the meaning of the music. Lyrical jazz is a very passionate and emotional dance style. It portrays certain emotions such as love, and tells a story through every movement made.
Dress Code: Renaissa (RR) Mondor tank bodysuit orBlack tank body suit, beige tights, footless or split sole tights. Half sole shoes, Foot Undies or bare feet.

Stretch and Stregnth

Stretch & Strength

This is a supplementary class for all dancers looking to increase their flexiblity, strength and stamina in order to successfully meet the needs placed on the progressing dancer. Exercises to improve technique and performance while keeping the physical needs of the young dancer in mind will be taught. All dancers should bring a towel and water bottle. Injury prevention and treatment will also be addressed.
Dress Code: Renaissa (RR) tank bodysuit or Black body suit, black dance pants and bare feet.

Pointe Ballet classes

 

Pointe

Pointe is available to students with an extensive background in Ballet. Participation in Pointe class is by invitation only.
Dress Code: Renaissa (RR) Mondor tank bodysuit or Black tank body suit, pink tights and ballet slippers/Pointe shoes. A ballet warm-up sweater may be worn at the beginning of class. Dance skirts are not allowed.

Acro Dance

 

Acro

A combination of gymnastics/ acrobatics and dance. Acro classes help to develop balance, agility, strength, and flexibility.
Dress Code: Renaissa (RR) Mondor tank bodysuit or Black tank body suit, beige footless tights, bare feet.