93 East Bremer Ave. Waverly, IA - What We Offer
93 East Bremer Ave. Waverly, IA -  (319) 269-4224          tashalockard@hotmail.com
BALLET
Ballet is offered to ages 3 and up and is the basis for all dance training. Ballet provides the fundamental technique and language that each dancer should know. It strengthens both lower and upper body muscles that make other forms of dance easier to execute. Ballet also teaches discipline and respect in the classroom.
 
Lyrical dance may also be integrated in the upper level Ballet classes. It is a form of dance that focuses on a dancer's ability to communicate through gesture and expression.
 
Dress Code: Any color leotard and tights. Optional ballet skirts, tight-shorts or leggings can be worn. Girls need pink leather or canvas ballet shoes. Boys need black leather or canvas ballet shoes. Hair should be securely pulled away from the face.
 
 
POINTE
Pointe is for individuals who have had extensive Ballet training and are 12 years of age or older. Pointe requires developed leg and core strength, as well as upper body coordination. Before a student can enroll in Pointe, the instructor must test their strength and approve their eligibility.
 
Dress Code: Any color leotard and tights. Optional ballet skirt, tight-shorts or leggings can be worn. Girls need pink pointe shoes that are fitted by a pointe shoe specialist and approved by the instructor. Hair should be securely pulled away from the face.
 
 
JAZZ
Jazz is a very stylized and energetic dance form offered to 1st graders and up. It integrates fast, intricate dance moves and works from the parallel position. Jazz is known for battements, leaps and turns at a higher rate of energy than Ballet.
 
Modern dance may be integrated in the upper level Jazz classes. Modern dance is a more relaxed, free-moving style of dance, where emotions and moods are used to inspire choreography.
 
Dress Code: Any color leotard, tight-fitted cami or dance top paired with dance pants, shorts or capris. Jazz shoes should be tan leather and split sole. Modern shoes are at the discretion of the dancer; dance paws, foot undeez, half socks and barefoot are all acceptable. Hair should be securely pulled away from the face. 
 
 
HIP-HOP
Hip-Hop is a form of street dance that is high energy, always evolving and set to current popular music. This class is offered to 1st graders and up. Hip-Hop innovators, through cultural influences, have created such techniques as uprocking, breaking and popping & locking. Music is an important part of the class atmosphere, but remains age appropriate.
 
Dress Code: Any color leotard, tight-fitted cami or dance top paired with dance pants, shorts or capris. Hip-Hop shoes should be black and can either be tennis shoes designated strictly for class or a pair of Jazz shoes. Hair should be securely pulled away from the face.
 
 
TAP
Tap dance is a form of dance in which a tapping sound is made when metal plates on the dancer's shoes touch a hard surface. Tap dancers become their own instrument creating various rhythms. Tap emphasizes tempo, rhythm and sound; the quick footwork used in tap dancing enhances balance, coordination and control which aid development in other dance forms.
 
Dress Code: Any color leotard and tights. Optional Tap skirt, tight-shorts or leggings can be worn. Black tap shoes with a tread on the bottom is required. (12-14yr olds high-heeled Tap Shoes). Hair should be securely pulled away from the face.
Website Builder provided by  Vistaprint