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Teaching You a Wide Range of Dance Styles

For more than 17 years, Art in Motion Dance Studio has been providing dance lessons in a wide range of genres. From classical to modern styles, our instructors have the expertise needed to teach you everything you need to know to bring out the best dancer in you.

Imporvisation

Learn the process of creating movement spontaneously. At Art in Motion Dance Studio, we will guide you through various creative explorations. These include body mapping through levels, shapes, and dynamics schemas.

Improvisation

Ballet

Ballet technique is the foundational principles of body movement and form used in ballet. It is an important aspect of ballet performance because ballet puts great emphasis on the method and execution of movement.

Ballet

Jazz

Jazz dance is a performance dance technique and style that first emerged in the United States in the early twentieth century. Jazz dance may refer to vernacular jazz or to Broadway or theatrical jazz. Both genres build on African-American vernacular styles of dancing that emerged with jazz music.

Jazz

Contemporary

Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.

Contemporary

Modern

Modern dance began to develop during the late 19th century as a protest against classical ballet. It is often said to have been pioneered by Isadora Duncan. In Europe and the USA, such innovators as Rudolph von Laban, Ruth St. Denis, and Ted Shawn attempted to make dance a viable contemporary art form. Martha Graham is often called the Mother of Modern Dance. She created almost two hundred modern dance pieces.

Modern

Lyrical

Lyrical dance is a style that combines ballet and jazz dancing techniques. It is performed to music with lyrics so that it inspires expression of strong emotions the choreographer feels from the lyrics of the song. This style concentrates on an individual approach and expressiveness of such emotions as love, joy, hurt, or anger.

Lyrical

Musical Theatre

Musical theatre dancing is less of a particular style, and more of a description of dancing that is rooted in the diverse history of Broadway musicals. Relying heavily on a knowledge of ballet, tap, and jazz, musical theater dancers are, first and foremost, actors and place a high focus on musical interpretation.

Musical Theatre

Ballet-8

Hip-hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. It includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking which was created in the 1970s and made popular by dance crews in the United States.

Hip-Hop

Tap

This style is performed by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. We will provide you with techniques and choreographies to help you become a professional-level tap dancer.

Tap

Imporvisation - Copy

Learn the process of creating movement spontaneously. At Art in Motion Dance Studio, we will guide you through various creative explorations. These include body mapping through levels, shapes, and dynamics schemas.

Improvisation

Ballet

Ballet technique is the foundational principles of body movement and form used in ballet. It is an important aspect of ballet performance because ballet puts great emphasis on the method and execution of movement.

Ballet

Jazz

Jazz dance is a performance dance technique and style that first emerged in the United States in the early twentieth century. Jazz dance may refer to vernacular jazz or to Broadway or theatrical jazz. Both genres build on African-American vernacular styles of dancing that emerged with jazz music.

Jazz

Contemporary

Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.

Contemporary

Modern

Modern dance began to develop during the late 19th century as a protest against classical ballet. It is often said to have been pioneered by Isadora Duncan. In Europe and the USA, such innovators as Rudolph von Laban, Ruth St. Denis, and Ted Shawn attempted to make dance a viable contemporary art form. Martha Graham is often called the Mother of Modern Dance. She created almost two hundred modern dance pieces.

Modern

Lyrical

Lyrical dance is a style that combines ballet and jazz dancing techniques. It is performed to music with lyrics so that it inspires expression of strong emotions the choreographer feels from the lyrics of the song. This style concentrates on an individual approach and expressiveness of such emotions as love, joy, hurt, or anger.

Lyrical

Musical Theatre

Musical theatre dancing is less of a particular style, and more of a description of dancing that is rooted in the diverse history of Broadway musicals. Relying heavily on a knowledge of ballet, tap, and jazz, musical theater dancers are, first and foremost, actors and place a high focus on musical interpretation.

Musical Theatre

Ballet-8

Hip-hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. It includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking which was created in the 1970s and made popular by dance crews in the United States.

Hip-Hop

Tap

This style is performed by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. We will provide you with techniques and choreographies to help you become a professional-level tap dancer.

Tap

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2020-2021 DANCE CLASS SCHEDULE

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
4:30-5:10pm - 3&4 yr old - Basic Technique (Ballet, Creative movement)4:30-5:30pm - Technique III (Ballet/Jazz)
5:15-6:00pm - 5-7 yr old - Technique I (Ballet/Jazz)5:00-5:45pm - Competition Team (rehearsal)5:30-6:40pm - Technique IV - (Ballet/Jazz)5:00-6:30pm - Adv. Modern/Contemporary
6:05-7:00pm - 7-10yr old -Technique II (Ballet/Jazz)5:45-6:30pm - Dancer Strength Training6:40-7:40pm - Modern/Contemporary6:30-7:45pm - Ballet V
7:05-8:00pm - TBD6:30-7:15pm - Leaps, Turns & Kicks (LTK)7:40-9:00pm - Technique IV (Ballet/Jazz)7:45-9:00pm - Jazz V
7:15-8:00pm - Competition Team (rehearsal)

Dance class times and days are subject to change depending on enrollment. You will be notified of any and all changes of class schedule via email.