Ages 2-4 years45 minute classes:
Creative Dance & Tumbling 
Focuses on the beginning fundamentals of dance, including: rhythm, dance positions, coordination and creativity. This class meets once a week and encourages students to be creative, develop social skills and, most importantly, provide a super fun learning environment.
1st year of dance.
Ages 4-6 years | 30 to 45 minute classes:
Mini Ballet
Focuses on the beginning fundamentals of ballet, including: dance positions, balance, coordination and flexibility.
2nd + year of dance.
Mini Tap/Jazz
Focuses on the beginning fundamentals of jazz and tap, including dance positions, musicality, and energy.
2nd + year of dance
 
Mini Tumbling
Focuses on the beginning fundamentals of tumbling; including flexibility, strength, coordination and beginner tumbling movement.
Ages 6-9 years | 30 to 60 minute classes:
Beginner Tumbling
Focuses on the beginning fundamentals of tumbling; including flexibility, strength, coordination and beginner tumbling movement. 
Beginner Ballet/Jazz
Focuses on the basic fundamentals of ballet and jazz; dance positions, balance, strength, flexibility and coordination.
*Required for competition students.
Beginner Tap
Focuses beat, syncopation, posture and rhythm.
Beginner Clog
Focuses on the down beat of a step, syncopation, posture and rhythm.
Beginner Technique & Flexibility
Focuses strictly on technique and stretching.
*Required for competition students.
Beginner Hip Hop
Allows dancers to have a free range of motion. Focuses on isolation, sharpness and strength.
Ages 10-13 years | 30 to 60 minute classes:
Intermediate Clog
Focuses on the down beat of a step, syncopation, posture and rhythm.
Intermediate Tap
Focuses beat, syncopation, posture and rhythm.
Intermediate Ballet
Focuses on intense ballet technique and allows the build up of strength for dancers to begin on pointe. Strong focus on body placement awareness.
*Required for competition students.
Intermediate Jazz
Focuses on technique, rhythm, style, flexibility, stage presence and quick paced combinations. 
Intermediate Hip Hop
Aimed at a wider aged audience to create a more energetic atmosphere. 
Allows dancers to have a free range of motion. Focuses on isolation, sharpness and strength.
Intermediate Leaps & Turns 
Focuses on ways the dancer can build muscle and coordination to excel in their leaps and turns.
Intermediate Lyrical/Contemporary
Lyrical/Contemporary mixes with the worlds of ballet and jazz, creating a new and exciting story-telling style of dance.
Intermediate Tumbling
Focuses on the intermediate to advanced fundamentals of tumbling; including flexibility, strength, coordination and advanced tumbling movement. 
Intermediate Technique & Flexibility
Focuses strictly on technique and stretching.
*Required for competition students.
Ages 14+ years | 30 to 60 minute classes:
Advanced Tumbling
Focuses on the intermediate to advanced fundamentals of tumbling; including flexibility, strength, coordination and advanced tumbling movement. 
Advanced Clog
Focuses on the down beat of a step, syncopation, posture and rhythm
Advanced Tap
Focuses beat, syncopation, posture and rhythm.
Advanced Ballet/Pointe
Focuses on intense ballet technique at the barre, in the center, and across the floor. Strong focus on body placement awareness. Focuses on more strengthening of the ankles and feet, and enters center floor exercises and turns.
*Required for competition students.
Advanced Jazz
Focuses on technique, rhythm, style, flexibility, stage presence and quick paced combinations. 
Advanced Hip Hop
Aimed at a wider aged audience to create a more energetic atmosphere. 
Allows dancers to have a free range of motion. Focuses on isolation, sharpness and strength.
Advanced Leaps & Turns
Focuses on ways the dancer can build muscle and coordination to excel in their leaps and turns. 
Advanced Lyrical/Contemporary
Lyrical/Contemporary mixes with the worlds of ballet and jazz, creating a new and exciting story-telling style of dance.
Advanced Technique & Flexibility
Focuses strictly on technique and stretching.
*Required for competition students.

 

Classes

These classes meet once a week and encourage dancers to be creative, develop social skills and a sense of teamwork and, most importantly, provide a super fun learning environment.

HTDA Fall 2019 Classes begin Monday, September 9th.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

 June 24: Competition Try-Outs

September 10: Classes Begin

October 31st: Happy Trick or Treating! 

November 25-29:  Thanksgiving Break

December 23 - January 2: Winter Break

February 1: Winter Competition Showcase

March 2-5: Picture Week

March 23-26: Spring Break

April 1: Fall 2020 Registration Open

Friday, May 15: HTDA Recital Dress Rehearsal

Saturday, May 16: HTDA 2nd Annual Dance Recital

 

Friday, May 15th - Arrive at Sondheim @ 4:30pm. Awards 

& Raffle Drawing @ 4:30. Show @ 5:30-7:30

Saturday, May 16th - Arrive at Sondheim @ 4:30pm. 

Doors open @ 4:30. Recital from 5:30-7:30.

 

*Competition Dates*

February 28-March 2 : Symposium 

March 6-8: Legacy 

March 27-29: Nexstar 

April 18-19: NYLA

High Temperature Dance Academy

1401 S Main St Suite #106

Fairfield, Iowa

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