​​Swiss City Dance

Class Descriptions


Acrobatics-

This is a fun class where we mix tumbling tricks with dance techniques. In our acrobatics class students will work on basic tumbling tricks, flexibility, endurance, strength, core work, and dance techniques. 


Ballet-​ 

Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms. Within this class dancers learn grace, poise, and the technique needed to be proficient in all other areas of dance. Ballet classes will help dancers with posture, flexibility, fitness, balance, self-discipline, and self-confidence.


Cheer-

Cheer is great class for those beginning who want to learn cheerleading or for those who want t perfect their skills. Within this class students will learn cheers, motions, jumps, kicks, voice projection and beginning tumbling.


​Clogging- 

Clogging is a blend of energetic rhythmic steps with upper body movements. It is similar to tap in which the dance form follow a certain cadence. Students in this class should expect to learn different steps, facials, arm motions, as well as building their stamina.


Creative Movements-

This is a special needs based class open to all ages. Within this class students learn beginning level tumbling tricks as well as sharpen their gross motor skills. This class is also great for developing social skills. This class is taught by a licensed special needs teacher.


Jazz- 

This technical class combines traditional jazz with the ever-changing styles of today. Jazz is a particular technique deriving from ballet with a sharper edge. Typically this class is very energetic with a focus on precise form and precision.


Irish-

Irish is a fun energetic form of rhythmic dance. Irish is known for a stiff upper body combined with movements and hops done with the lower body. Irish is great for those students who want a energetic dance class with strong discipline.


​Hip Hop-

Hip Hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements.


​Musical Theater-

This is a fun class that develop comprehensive musical theatre skills including theatre dance, partnering, acting, character development and chorus singing. This class also mixes in jazz technique.


Predance- This is our beginning dance class offered to anyone ages 15 months to 3 years of age. This class is done with an adult buddy and allows the students to grow their social skills as well as develop their gross motor skills. This class mixes ballet technique with some beginning tumbling techniques to ensure the students have a fun time.


Production-

This is an advanced class of different level combinations. Students must take either ballet and/or jazz to participate in this class. This class will typically follow a modern class structure, but can't stray to ballet and jazz techniques from time to time. This class meets monthly on Saturday mornings so it is slightly different than our typical weekly class, but stll just as fun.


​Tap- 

In this class students develop rhythm, style, and sound. Students will learn a variety of tap exercises focusing on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement.


Solos/Duos/Trios- 

These are extra dances that students can elect to participate in. These dances are done in the recital and they also have the option to compete these at 5 different competitions throughout the dance season. Students may also qualify and participate at nationals if they wish to do so.