Class Structure at HTDA

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! We also offer different levels within each age group, ensuring that your dancer is getting the most out of their dance education every season.

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Creative Dance & Tumbling
Ages 2-4 years

Focuses on the beginning fundamentals of dance, including: 
rhythm, dance positions, coordination and creativity. Encourages students to be
creative, develop social skills and, most importantly, provide a super fun
learning environment.

1st year of dance.
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BOY Hip Hop & Tumbling

 

Ages 4-9 years

Classes just for our boys!

Join our Hip Hop and Tumbling classes today.

Mini Level
Ages 4-6 years 

(Mini 1, Mini 2 & Mini 3 options based on experience)
Classes: Ballet, Tap/Jazz Combo, Hip Hop, Tumbling
2nd+ year of dance.

 

Beginner Level

Ages 6-9 years 

(Beginner 1 & Beginner 2 options based on experience)

Classes: Ballet/Jazz Combo, Tap,  Hip Hop, Tumbling, Lyrical, Technique & Skills

 

Intermediate Level

Ages 9-12 years

(Intermediate 1, 2 & 3 options based on experience)

Classes: Ballet, Pre-Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Tumbling, Lyrical, Contemporary, Technique & Skills

 

Advanced Level

Ages 12-18 years 

Classes: Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Tumbling, Lyrical, Contemporary, Technique & Skills

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Ballet 

Focuses on ballet technique at the barre, in the
center, and across the floor. Strong focus on body placement
awareness, fluidity and feet strengthening.
*Required for competition students.

 

Jazz

Focuses on technique, rhythm, style, flexibility, stage
presence and quick paced combinations. Teaches balance, strength, flexibility and coordination.
Prerequisite: Ballet
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Tap

Focuses beat, syncopation, posture and rhythm.
*Required for competition students.

 

Hip Hop

A fun and always energetic atmosphere! Allows dancers to have a free range of motion. Focuses on isolation, sharpness and strength.
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Tumbling

Focuses on the fundamentals of tumbling; including flexibility, strength, coordination and beginner to advanced acrobatic movement and tricks.
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Lyrical/

Contemporary

Lyrical/Contemporary mixes with the worlds of ballet and jazz,
creating a new and exciting story-telling style of dance.
Prerequisite: Ballet & Jazz
Offered only for Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Levels.
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SKILLS: Leaps & Turns

 
Focuses on ways the dancer can build muscle and
coordination to excel in their leaps and turns. 
Prerequisite: Ballet & Jazz
Offered only for Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Levels.
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Technique & Flexibility

Focuses strictly on technique and stretching.
Prerequisite: Ballet & Jazz
*Required for competition students.
Offered only for Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Levels.