Expressions Dance & Arts
Twirling Tots = age 2-3.5
Tiny Dancers = age 4-6
Lil's = age 6-8
Mini = age 8-11
Junior = age 11-13 (Junior classes by approval to ensure placement in correct age/skill group.)
Teen = age 13+ (Teen classes by approval to ensure placement in correct age/skill group.)
Adult = age 18+
TWIRLING TOTS is a 30 minute INTRO to DANCE for ages 2-3. Young dancers learn basic BALLET while twirling with tutus, teddy bears and ribbons. Taught in a fun, nurturing and encouraging setting by experienced and engaging staff.
LEVEL 1 - younger and beginning Tots.
LEVEL 2 - older and experienced Tots ready for an introduction to Tap.
TINY DANCERS is a 45 minute BALLET & TAP class with INTRO to Jazzy HIP HOP for ages 4-6. Tiny Dancers continue to learn ballet technique along with basic tap and jazzy hip hop, which introduces rhythm, balance and musicality. A fun and confidence-building class for preschool and kinder dancers.
MUSICAL THEATER for ages 6 and up. An entertaining dance class incorporating jazz and elements of ballet, hip hop and tap along with singing and light character acting. Classes will focus on a different musical theater theme each month, before concentrating on one musical in the spring in preparation for a recital performance. Examples of musicals include "The Sound of Music", "Shrek", "Hairspray", "Suessical", "Annie", "Singing in the Rain", "The Wizard of Oz", and all things Disney including "Frozen", Princesses, "Moana", etc.
LYRICAL and CONTEMPORARY for ages 9 and up. More mature modern styles of dance that combine elements of jazz and ballet, featuring elongated, expressive and exaggerated movements. Learn to dance like your favorite stars on "So You Think You Can Dance" and "World of Dance".
BALLET, TAP, JAZZ and HIP HOP for ages 4 and up. BALLET is a classical and technical style of dance distinguished by graceful, precise and flowing movements. TAP is a rhythmic style of dance characterized by tapping of the feet, often with a syncopated beat. JAZZ is an energetic style of dance known for combining classical ballet movements with technical leaps and turns. HIP HOP, also known as street dance, is an animated style of dance combining rhythm, spins, leaps and isolated movements. BALLET, TAP, JAZZ and HIP HOP are excellent classes for building a strong dance foundation as well as confidence in movement.
CLASS DESCRIPTIONS and AGES below schedule.
COLOR CODE: Recital Class Non-Recital Class Technique Class Team Class
Schedule is subject to change. Last updated 8/19/19.
Studio I “Inspire”
Classes in Studio I may be viewed from lobby.
Studio J “Jeté” 2019-2020
MONDAY (Miss Morgan)
MONDAY (Miss Michelle)
TUESDAY (Miss Veronica 9:00; Miss Wendy 3:30)
10:15 Tiny Ballet & Tap (Non-Recital; 45 min; starts Sept)
3:30 Mini/Jr Team TLC
4:30 Mini/Jr Jazz Team
TUESDAY (Miss Veronica 3:15; Miss Laura 5:45; Miss Lea 6:30)
4:00 Lil's Pre-Team Tap & Technique
5:45 Lil's Jazzy Hip Hop & Tap (Miss Laura) FULL
7:30 Jr/Teen Hip Hop (age 12+;age 11 by approval)
WEDNESDAY (Miss Morgan)
4:30 Mini/Jr Hip Hop Team
5:30 Teen Team TLC
6:30 Teen Jazz MT Team (Small Group)
7:30 Jr/Teen Jazz & Contemporary (age 12+)
8:30 Adult Hip Hop (45 min)
WEDNESDAY (Miss Michelle)
7:30 Pointe & Adv Technique (age 13+; by approval)
THURSDAY (Miss Wendy)
4:30 Jr/Teen Team TLC (Turns, Leaps, Conditioning)
5:30 Jr/Teen Jazz MT Team
6:30 Teen Tap Team
7:30 Teen Jazz MT Team (Large Group)
8:30 Adult Advanced Jazz Team (exp req'd; 75 min)
THURSDAY (Miss Veronica)
5:30 Mini Tap & Jazz Musical Theater
6:30 Jr/Teen Tap & Jazz MT (age 12+; age 11 by approval)
7:30 Adult Tap (45 min)
FRIDAY (Miss Veronica)
5:45 Lil's Non-Recital Jazzy Hip Hop (45 min)
FRIDAY (Miss Lea)
5:45 Boys & Girls Hip Hop (age 6-9; 45 min)
SATURDAY (Miss Laura & Miss Destinee)
10:20 Tiny 2 Tap & Jazz (age 5-6; older Tiny Dancers w/ exp)
SATURDAY (Miss Lea)
9:30 Lil's Jazzy Hip Hop
10:20 Mini Jazzy Hip Hop (45 min; starts Oct)
Schedule is subject to change.
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Dance & Arts
3015 Hopyard Road, Suite I
Pleasanton, CA 94588