Join our kids recreational program!
Affordable, focused and fun training
Summer session: June 19 - August 1
Fall session: September 5 - December 18
This class offers a fun and creative setting for children to begin learning the basics of classical ballet. While concentrating on ballet technique and vocabulary, students will simultaneously improve balance, coordination, spacial awareness, and musicality.
Ballet 1: children will utilize principles of creative movement combined with ballet. Though exploration of movement qualities and creative actions children will to develop self-confidence, self-expression and discipline in a success-oriented environment. Appropriate for ages 4+. No previous ballet experience required.
Ballet 1A: children build upon their knowledge of ballet positions, ballet terminology and technique. One semester of ballet required. Appropriate for ages 5+.
Ballet 2: This is our pre-teen/teen ballet class, and it is aimed at an advanced beginner level. Appropriate for ages 10+.
Children will learn basic flamenco movements of the feet, arms, hands, and will begin to learn Sevillanas. This class will also allow children to explore creative movement within a flamenco framework and vocabulary. While students dance and create they will simultaneously: Develop kinesthetic awareness and intelligence by improving agility and balance. Develop a better understanding and respect for cultural dance.
Students learn how to find and count the beat, execute basic technique, move on and off the floor, and how to sequence steps into a phrase. They learn about musicality and timing. They execute more complex ways off and on the floor and how to learn and perform longer sequences.
Hip Hop 1: appropriate for ages 5+, this class is aimed at kids who have no prior hip hop experience
Hip Hop 1A: appropriate for ages 6+, this class is for kids who have prior hip hop experience and is taught at an advanced beginner level.
Hip Hop 2: appropriate for kids 9+, this class is for kids with at least 3 years of hip hop experience and is taught at an intermediate level.
Students warm-up with body isolations and then progress into across the floor and center phrases. Extensions, turns, leaps and basic technical steps are also drilled.
Jazz 1: appropriate for ages 6+.
Kids incorporate elements of ballet, jazz, social dance, theatrical exercises and song into this action-packed class, which cultivates and encourages their dance and entertainment skills.
Musical Theater 1: appropriate for ages 6+
More levels will be created if there is interest.
Our modern program is grounded in the basics of Horton technique. Children start with an extensive warm-up and then proceed into across the floor phrases. More advanced students progress into turns, leaps and extensions.
Tap students work on technique, articulation, weight shifting, body placement, musicality, moving across the floor, improvisation and importantly, they learn tap history. Performance opportunities and advanced training are available through our traveling tap dance ensemble.
Tap 1: children learn the basics of tap technique and music concepts. Appropriate for ages 5+.
Tap 1A: children build upon their knowledge of tap technique and concepts and continue to improve their skills in all aspects of tap dance. Dancers must have completed at least one session of tap at Sound Space or a year of tap elsewhere. Appropriate for ages 6+.
Tap 2: this is our pre-teen/teen tap class and it is aimed at an intermediate level. Appropriate for ages 10+.
Appropriate for ages 2.5-4, children are engaged in fun rhythmic exercises and games that draw from tap, percussion, jazz and social dancing. Basic dance skills are practiced each week. We provide tap shoes.
For ages 5+. This beginner class works on basic acrobatics technique including beginning tumbling, conditioning, flexibility, proper form and strengthening. Specific skills for this level include forward and backward rolls, straddle forward roll, head stand, cartwheels and bridges.
This class is geared towards our tiniest dancers, ages 1.5-2.5 years. Every week, we follow a set structure using a variety of creative movement games and activities. Parents, guardians, grandparents, older siblings (over the age of 16) and caretakers are all welcome to stay and join the fun!