REVAMPED YOUTH DANCE CLASSES: NEW DESCRIPTIONS BELOW!
Age appropriate basic & beginner techniques/exercises.
Taught by highly educated, caring teachers with creativity & FUN!
Princess Pre-Ballet – Ages 2-3 – Pre-Ballet, Creative Movement, Stretching, Balance & Musical Exercises & Story Time
Intro to Dance – Ages 3 ½ – 4 ½ – Basic Ballet, Creative Movement, Basic Flexibility, Strength & Musical Exercises
NEW! KinderCombo – Ages 4 ½-5 ½ Beginner Ballet & Jazz, Basic Acro, Flexibility & Strength, Creative Movement
NEW! KinderTap – Ages 4 ½ – 5 ½ – Beginner Ballet & Tap, Basic Acro, Flexibility & Strength, Creative Movement
Ballet/Lyrical 1 & 1A – Ages 6 – 8 – Ballet Technique, Lyrical Dance, Beginner Acro, Strength & Flexibility Exercises
Jazz/Hip Hop 1 & 1A – Ages 6 – 8 – Jazz Technique, Hip Hop Dance, Beginner Acro, Strength & Flexibility Exercises
NEW! Tap/Tech 1 & 1A – Ages 6 – 8 – Tap Technique, Beginner Dance Techniques, Acro, Strength & Flexibility Exer.
LEVELS 2 THRU 5 ~ AGES 9-18
Professional classes with highly trained dance educators. Teaching proper technique while experiencing the joy of dance.
Classical Ballet – Considered the basis of ALL dance forms. Proper ballet training is essential to become a proficient dancer of any style. Learn correct ballet technique with Russian, French, Italian, English & American influences.
Pointe – By recommendation only. Must have a certain amount of proper prior ballet training and sufficient strength for pointe work. Begins at level 2A. Must take a minimum of 2 ballet classes per week to take Pointe class.
Lyrical/Contemporary – A stunning combination of ballet & modern to create a highly unique & expressive style of dance. Requires strong ballet technique.
Modern – This more abstract style of dance & choreographic required strong dance technique yet contains some elements of free form. Excellent training for college dance programs, drawing from various modern dance influences.
Jazz – Learn a variety of jazz dance techniques with influences from Broadway/musical theater, classical jazz & the more contemporary, funky styles of jazz dance.
Tap – Learn proper tap technique & rhythm skills with influences from Broadway/musical theater & contemporary, funky styles of tap dance.
Hip Hop – Learn the latest Hip Hop techniques taught with influences of B-Boy, MTV, funk, SYTYCD, and more.
NEW! Musical Theater Workshop – Levels 2/2A/3 – Practice Musical Theater Styles of Jazz, Broadway Dance, Acting & Voice with fun choreography & workshop exercises! This is a workshop class, not a technique class, so students must take already take 2 technique classes at CDE in order to attend this workshop.
NEW! Acro/Gymnastics/Stretch – Dancers will touch on gymnastics/acro techniques in their jazz, modern, & lyrical classes. These techniques are taught with the safety of the dancer in mind, for audition & performing enhancement.
Classical Ballet & Pointe
CDE offers classical ballet classes, taught with precision and compassion. Clean, strong ballet technique is the basis of all dance styles.
Modern & Lyrical
CDE offers classes in Modern and Lyrical dance, focusing on classical modern techniques, expression and choreography.
Jazz & Tap
Jazz and Tap dance technique have evolved over the years. CDE teaches both the classical forms of Broadway and newer styles seen in music videos.
Hip Hop is more diverse that people know, and our instructors are highly trained and versatile in numerous Hip Hop techniques.
Our classes prepare them for the more advanced levels, beginning with basic ballet, creative movement, stretching, basic tumbling/gymnastics, coordination exercises, musicality, and fun.
Svaroopa Yoga is beneficial for all ages and levels, specializing in relieving pain & stress. It is highly relaxing, rejuvenating, and healing for body and mind.