Styles of dance     

Individual Classes consists of concentrated instruction on one specific technique. Classes are offered in 1 hour or more sessions. Classes are open to all dancers. The following list details Specialty classes that we currently offer.

Dance plus offers technical classes in two forms: combination and individual. Combination classes will be required to invest in multiple costumes; which varies on the level of the class (some may be brand new costumes, some maybe created). 

Individual classes will be required to invest in one costume (purchased or created).

 

COMBINATION CLASSES…

Ages 2 & up. Class consists of Lyrical Ballet, Tap, and Jazz techniques; levels ranging from Beginner to Intermediate-Advanced.  Tumbling will be offered in place of Jazz for some of the beginner classes – age based.  Classes are offered in 1 hour, 1 hour 20 minutes, and 1 hour 30 minutes sessions.  Dancer must be evaluated and placed in the appropriate class for their age and skill level. ATTIRE: Leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes, and black tap shoes. (Black Gore Boots and Lyrical Shoes flor Int/Adv levels.

African

Ages 10 and up. Class introduces West African technique and origin of movement. Focus on body isolations and various rhythmic patterns. ATTIRE: Bare feet and fitted comfortable clothes.

Ballet

Ages 13 and up. Class instructs classical ballet technique with traditional music and style. ATTIRE: Leotard, tights and pink ballet shoes. Must be assessed for level placement.

Cheer & Pom 

Ages 4 and up. Class instructs the basics of proper cheer movement and Pom-Pon dance technique. Basic stunting and tumbling is included.  Focus is placed on sharp movement and group precision. This class will be offered in three age levels: Level I (ages 4-9, Beginner), Level II (ages 4-9 Intermediate), and Level III (Ages 10 and up).  ATTIRE: Jazz tennis shoes.

Jazz 

Ages 13 and up. Class instructs jazz technique using middle of the floor exercises, traveling patterns and choreography. ATTIRE: Jazz shoes/ghore boots and fitted dance clothes. Must be assessed for level placement.

Lyrical 

Ages 13 and up. Class uses lyrical technique and movement to express praise. ATTIRE: Foot thongs or bare feet and fitted dance clothes. Must be assessed for level placement.

Modern 

Ages 12 and up. Class instructs the basics of the modern technique, which is an opposition to classical ballet. Focus on off balance and free flow movement. ATTIRE: Foot thongs or bare feet and fitted dance clothes.

Musical Theater

Ages 8 and up. Class instructs the collaboration of vocal and acting technique with basic dance choreography. ATTIRE: Jazz shoes/ gore boots and comfortable clothes.

Pointe

Ages 13 and up. Class instructs basic to advanced ballet technique executed on your toes. Must have permission to take class. ATTIRE: Leotard, tights and pink pointe shoes.

Praise

Ages 10 and up. Class uses lyrical technique and movement to express praise. ATTIRE: Foot thongs or bare feet and fitted dance clothes.

Step

Ages 8 and up. Class instructs precision and stepping technique. ATTIRE: Comfortable clothes, tennis shoes.

Tap

Ages 13 and up. Class instructs rhythmic tap and percussion technique. ATTIRE: Tap shoes and dance clothes. Must be ASSESSED for level placement.

Tumbling

Ages 3 and up. Class instructs floor and mini-tramp tumbling skills; covering basic acrobatic technique with a progression to power tumbling.  Much focus is placed on flexibility and strength improvement. Class is offered in 3 levels: Level I (Beginner), Level II (Intermediate = Must be able to do a backbend kick over.), Level III (Advanced = Must be able to do a standing back handspring.). ATTIRE: Fitted clothes and bare feet.

OPENING HOURS

Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-9:30pm

​Saturday- 10:00am-12:00pm

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ADDRESS

58 Grandview Plaza

Florissant, MO 63033

info@danceplus.org

Tel: 314-921-7007

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