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2017-2018 Class Schedule and Class Descriptions

CLASSES IN RED ARE CLOSED. CLASSES IN YELLOW ARE CLOSE TO BEING CLOSED (4 or less open spots). CONTACT THE STUDIO AT 251-422-0262 FOR A REPLACEMENT CLASS OR TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITING LIST.
Please notice the classes marked with **** require director placement.  Contact the director at 4betterview@bellsouth..net with inquiries.



******SCHEDULE UPDATED ON AUGUST 5TH 10:52 AM

STUDIO ONE
MONDAY
3:45-4:30 Stretch & Flexibility (AB)
4:30-5:15 Sr Lyrical (AB)(Comp)***
5:15-6:00 Teen Lyrical (AB) (Comp)***
6:00-6:45 Younger Ballet/Barre (AB)(5-8 yrs)
6:45-7:30 Advanced Ballet/Pre-Pointe (AB) ***
7:30-8:15 Pointe (AB)***
 
TUESDAY
3:45-4:30 Intermediate Clogging (SW) ***
4:30-5:15 Younger Hip Hop (SW) (5-8 yrs)
5:15-6:00 Junior Jazz/ Lyrical (SD, CW)(Comp)***
6:00-6:45 Baby Tap/Ballet (SW) (2-4 yrs)
6:45-7:30 Advanced Clogging (SW)***
 
WEDNESDAY
 3:45-4:30 Adv. Musical Theater (AC) (Comp) ***
4:30-5:15 Older Beg/ Intermediate Ballet (AC)
5:15-6:00 Teen Jazz (CW) (Comp)***
6:00-6:45 Teen Contemporary (CW)(Comp)***
6:45-7:30 Mini Jazz/ Lyrical (SD, CW)(Comp)***
 
THURSDAY
3:45-4:30 Younger Cheer (ED)(5-8 yrs)
4:30-5:15 PeeWee Jazz/Tap/ Ballet(SD, CW)(Comp)**
5:15-6:00 Older Tap(AC) (9& up )
6:00-6:45 Beginner Musical Theater (AC)
6:45-7:30 Older Jazz/Lyrical (AC)(9&up)

STUDIO TWO
MONDAY
3:45-4:30 Baby Tap/Ballet (SD, CW)(2-4 yrs)
4:30-5:15 Beginner Acrobatics (CW, ED) ***
5:15-6:00 Mini Hip Hop (MP, CW) (Comp)***
6:00-6:45 Special Needs (CW, MP, AS)
6:45-7:30 Younger Tumble (MP,CW, AS) (5-8 yrs)
7:30-8:15 Older Hip Hop (CW) (9 & up)
 
TUESDAY
3:45-4:30 Teen Hip Hop (MP, CW) (Comp)***
4:30-5:15 Jr Hip Hop (MP, CW) (Comp)***
5:15-6:00 Older Cheer (MP)
6:00-6:45 Sr Contemporary (MP,CW)(Comp)***
6:45-7:30 Older Tumbling (MP, KI)
7:30-8:15 Sr Hip hop (MP) (Comp) ***

WEDNESDAY
10:00-10:45AM Baby Tap/Ballet (CW) (2-4 yrs)
3:45-4:30 Beginner Contemporary (CW)
4:30-5:15 Senior Jazz (SD, CW)(Comp)***
5:15-6:00 Beginner Clogging (SW)
6:00-6:45 Younger Ballet/Tap (ED, SW) (5-8 yrs)
6:45-7:30 Baby Tap/Ballet (SW) (2-4 yrs)
 
THURSDAY
3:45-4:30 Advanced Acro (CW)
4:30-5:15 Advanced Baton (SG)****
5:15-6:00 Beginner Baton (SG)
6:00-6:45 Baby Hip Hop /Tumble (CW)(2-4 yrs)
6:45-7:30 Younger Jazz/ Lyrical (CW)(5-8 yrs)
 
FRIDAY
3:45-4:30 Technique (leaps, turns and progressions)
4:30-5:15 Tumbling (CW, CH)
5:15-6:00 Baby Hip Hop Tumble (CW, CH)


AB- Amanda Bagwell                                         KI- Kendra Isenhower       
AC-Ashley Cooper                                              MP-Mallory Pyeatt            
AS- Allie Summers                                              SD- Stephanie Dunn
CH-Cassidy Hester                                              SG- Shawnna Garner 
CW- Carly Wilson                                               SW- Stepheny Webster
ED-Emilee Davis
*******Indicates a class that requires director placement*******


TPDA reserves the right to close or change a class 

Please read the class descriptions to make sure you know what each class entails and the dress requirements.

**TUITION IS BASED ON A MONTHLY AVERAGE AND DOES NOT CHANGE DUE TO HOLIDAYS AND STUDIO CLOSINGS**
 
                                       CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
Baby Tap/Ballet- Ages 2-4- Will learn basic ballet and tap.  Will perform 2 dances in recital.   Dress: tap shoes, ballet shoes, leotard, tutus optional.

Stretch and Flexibility-All ages- Will do barre work , stretch and flexibility training. This class does not perform a recital dance.  This class is highly recommended for anyone in a competition class or in need of extra work for flexibility.  Leotards, dance shorts, fitted tanks and ballet shoes are required.

Younger Ballet/Barre-Ages 5-8 yrs.- This class focuses solely on ballet barre work, floor work and technique.  Dress Requirement is leotard, tights and ballet shoes.


Senior Hip Hop- - THIS IS A COMPETITION CLASS and will compete at two local competitions. Weekly attendance is required.  The director must place you in this class.  Dress requirement is dance attire or T-shirts and shorts with sneakers.

Advanced Contemporary- THIS IS A COMPETITION CLASS.  Double pirouette turns are a requirement.  Weekly class attendance is required.  The director must place you in this class.  Dance clothes and jazz shoes are required.

Younger Hip Hop- Ages 5-8- This class focuses on hip hop movement and isolation's.  Dress requirements are shorts and T shirts or dance clothes and sneakers.

Special Needs- All ages.  We will work on basic rhythm and timing dance skills.  A motor skills assistant will be provided for any dancer that needs one.  We will incorporate hip hop, jazz and ballet into their class.  Dress Requirements are comfortable clothing that the dancer can move freely in.

Teen Jazz- .  THIS IS A COMPETITION CLASS and requires the director’s placement and mandatory weekly attendance.  We will compete at two local competitions.  Dress requirements are dance clothing and tan jazz shoes.

Teen Lyrical- THIS IS A COMPETITION CLASS and requires the director' placement and mandatory weekly attendance.  We will compete at two local competitions. Dress requirements are dance clothing and tan jazz shoes.

Younger Tumble- Ages 5-8 yrs.  This class will work on tumbling skills such as but not limited to, tuck rolls, cartwheels, round offs, back bends, hand stands, back bend kick overs, back walk overs and back handsprings at the tumblers pace.  Will perform in recital and work solely on tumbling skills during class with small choreography added the month before recital. Dress Requirements are fitted tank top and shorts and bare feet.

Pointe – Must be at least 11 years old with at least 2 years ballet class and the approval of the director to be enrolled in this class.  It is strongly suggested that you take the Advanced ballet class as well.  Dress requirements are leotard, tights, pointe shoes with ballet skirt or dance shorts optional.

Older Hip Hop-Ages 9 & up.  Will focus on hip hop/street style dancing and body isolation's.  Dress requirement is clothing that the dancer can move freely in and sneakers.

Advanced Clogging- The director must place the dancer in this class. Dress requirements are dance clothes or t shirt and shorts and clogging shoes.

Advanced Musical Theater-THIS IS A COMPETITION CLASS and requires the director' placement and mandatory weekly attendance.  Dancer must be 10 years old, in another competition class and have a double pirouette. We will compete at two local competitions. Dress requirements are dance clothing and tan jazz shoes.

Beginner Acrobatics – Ages 7&up – Will work on flexibility, strength and contortion type acrobatic skills. Dress requirements are leotards, fitted tanks and shorts and bare feet.

Beginner Clogging- All ages.  Will work on beginning clogging skills. Dress Requirements are dance clothes or t shirt and shorts and clogging shoes.

Intermediate Clogging-All ages. Director must place dancers in this class.  At least 3 years of clogging classes required.Dress Requirements same as beginner clogging

Advanced Acrobatics- Must be placed by director and had one year of acrobatics training.  THIS CLASS HAS A POSSIBILITY TO COMPETE IF DANCE IS READY. Weekly attendance to class is required.  Dress requirements are dance clothes or fitted tank and shorts with bare feet.

Beginner Baton- All ages- Will learn basic baton skills. Dress requirements t shirt and shorts or dance attire and a baton.

Junior Jazz/Lyrical-  THIS IS A COMPETITION CLASS and will compete at two local competitions. Weekly attendance is required.  The director must place you in this class.  Will compete the jazz dance only but possibly the lyrical at the last competition by vote of the parents. Dress requirement is leotard, and tan jazz shoes.

Advanced Baton- All ages- Must be placed in this class by director. Must have 2 years baton classes.  Dress requirements are t shirt and shorts or dance attire and a baton.

Junior Hip Hop-. THIS IS A COMPETITION CLASS and will compete at two local competitions. Weekly attendance is required.  The director must place you in this class.  Dress requirement is dance attire or T-shirts and shorts with sneakers.

Older Tumble- Ages 9& up- This class will work on tumbling skills such as but not limited to cartwheels, round offs, back bends, hand stands, back bend kick overs, back walk overs, back handsprings, round off back handsprings and back tucks at the tumblers pace.  Will perform in recital and work solely on tumbling skills during class with small choreography added the month before recital. Dress Requirements are fitted tank top and shorts and bare feet.

Intermediate Contemporary- THIS IS A COMPETITION CLASS and will compete at two local competitions.   Dress requirements are dance clothes or fitted tank and dance shorts and tan jazz shoes

Senior Lyrical-   - THIS IS A COMPETITION CLASS and will compete at two local competitions.  Weekly attendance is required.  Director must place dancer in this class. Double pirouette’s are required.  Dress requirement is dance clothes and tan jazz shoes.

Senior Jazz-   - THIS IS A COMPETITION CLASS and will compete at two local competitions.  Weekly attendance is required.  Director must place dancer in this class. Double pirouettes are required.  Dress requirement is dance clothes and tan jazz shoes.

Younger Ballet/Tap- Ages 5-8- This class will focus on ballet technique and tap.  Dress requirements are leotards, tap shoes and ballet shoes.

Older Beginner/ Intermediate Ballet- Ages 9 & up This class is for students first year to third year of ballet training.

Older Advanced Ballet /Pre-Pointe- Ages 10 &up. This class is for students fourth year of ballet that are ready to prepare for Pointe class or are currently in Pointe and want to additional ballet technique and training. It is strongly advised the if student is in Pointe that they take this ballet class as well.

Baby Hip Hop/ Tumble- Ages 2-4 yrs. This class will learn basic hip hop and tumbling. They will have one dance in recital that combines both hip hop and tumbling. Dress requirement is clothing that the child can move freely in and bare feet.

Younger Jazz/Tap- Ages 5-8 yrs- This class will focus on Jazz and tap dance skills.  Dress requirement is leotard or fitted top and dance shorts and tan jazz shoes and tap shoes.

Pee Wee Jazz/Lyrical/Ballet- - THIS IS A COMPETITION CLASS. They will compete one local competition.  Attendance is mandatory for weekly class.  Must have one year dance experience or placed by director after evaluation.  Tap shoes, ballet shoes, tan jazz shoes, leotard and tights are the dress requirements.

Older Cheer- Ages 9 & up- This is the perfect class to prepare for cheerleading try outs.  They will learn cheerleading skills such as motions, jumps, chants, cheer dance and showing spirit for a try out.  Tumbling is not in this class as it is specifically for cheerleading skills.  They will perform a cheer dance and cheer for recital. Dress requirement is T shirt and shorts and cheer shoes.

Older Tap – Ages 9 & up This class focuses on tap skills.  Dress requirement is dance clothes and tap shoes

Beginner Musical Theater- Ages 6 & up. This class is an introduction to Broadway musical theater.  Dress requirement is dance clothes and jazz shoes.

Younger cheer-ages 5-8 yrs-.  They will learn cheerleading skills such as motions, jumps, chants, cheer dance and showing spirit for a try out.  Tumbling is not in this class as it is specifically for cheerleading skills.  They will perform a cheer dance and cheer for recital. Dress requirement is T shirt and shorts and cheer shoes.

Mini Hip Hop- . THIS IS A COMPETITION CLASS and will compete at one local competition.   Weekly attendance is required.  The director must place you in this class.  Dress requirement is dance attire or T-shirts and shorts with sneakers.

Younger Jazz/ Lyrical- Ages 5-8- This class will focus on Jazz and Lyrical dance skills.  Dress requirement is leotard or fitted top and dance shorts and tan jazz shoes.

Older Jazz/ Lyrical- Ages 9 & up This class will focus on Jazz and Lyrical dance skills.  Dress requirement is leotard or fitted top and dance shorts and tan jazz shoes.

Technique class-All ages- This class will focus on turns, leaps, progressions and skills needed for any dance class.  This class is highly recommended for those in a competition class.  Dance clothes are required.  This class does not perform a dance in the recital.
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