DANCE ACADEMY OF SANTA ROSA
TuTu Tots - Stretching, basic ballet, creative movement with props such as bean bags or scarves. Learning basic choreography to popular songs like “Wheels On the Bus” and “Teddy Bear Picnic”, as well as tiny tumbling. This class is set up so that ages 2 and young 3s get acclimated to a classroom atmosphere and an instructor.
CREATIVE MOVEMENT - Stretching, basic ballet, creative movement with props such as bean bags or scarves. Learning basic choreography to popular songs like “Wheels On the Bus” and “Teddy Bear Picnic”, as well as tiny tumbling. This class runs 45 minutes and is tailored, designed and planned for 3&4 yrs olds
This class performs in the recital and is part of our DASR "Teddy-Bear Dancer" program.
PRE-K- (ages 3 & 4) Stretching, Basic ballet, creative movement, basic tap (for classes that include tap), basic tumbling- ie: bridges, forward rolls, backward rolls (for classes that include tumble). This class performs in the recital and is part of our DASR "Teddy-Bear Dancer" program.
COMBO KIDS - (ages 5 & 6) Stretching, basic ballet, creative movement, basic tap, or junior jazz. This class moves faster and is slightly more advance than the pre-k classes, but still a significant part of The Teddy Bear Dancers as stated above.
INTRO CLASSES - Designed for ages 7-up who are ready for regular length, single subject dance classes. Subjects include: Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Funky Jazz (a basic jazz class with some funky hip hop type moves introduced within)
BALLET - Classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of movement, steps and poses. Ballet is usually performed with a musical accompaniment and can convey a story or theme.
JAZZ - A quicker form of dance using the technique that ballet has to offer. Often jazz is performed in parallel instead of the ballet turnout. Many popular TV shows such as “Shake It Up” and “So You Think You can Dance” Feature this style of dance.
TAP - A form of dance in which dance steps are “tapped” out audibly by means of shoes to which taps have been added. Often a combination of steps make a rhythm executed to music or accapella.
POINTE - A more advance ballet class, where the student wears pointe shoes to execute barre work, center work and choreography.
TECH - A class designed to teach dance technique only. This is a non-performing/recital class where the student will execute progressions across the floor and perform center work while learning proper body alignment.
FUNKY JAZZ/JAZZ An intro level jazz class with basic Hip-Hop moves included in the mix!
HIP HOP A street dance style primarily performed to hip hop music or that have evolved as part of hip hop culture. It includes a wide range of styles including but not limited to: Breaking, locking, and popping.
BALLROOM - A form of dance that can either be performed with a partner or as a single dancer executing styles such as the Cha Cha, Mambo, Salsa, The Tango, etc...
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