Session Classes

Parent and Child Dance

Mommy & Me Dance

Ages: 1.5 – 2.5 Years | Class Length: 45 Minutes

Mommy and Me classes are an exciting way for parents and toddlers to connect with each other in a playful environment while learning foundational dance skills. Join us for a 45 minute class full of creative movement and music. This high energy class uses elements of dance to stimulate coordination, balance, music interpretation, motor development, and creative movement. We encourage imagination and energy along with the use of props to have a lot of fun as we explore grown up themes in a clever, child-friendly way. Parents will actively participate in class to help the teacher guide our youngest dancers in their first dance class. Register child only.

 Class Benefits:
  • Learning to follow directions
  • Bonding experience between child and caregiver
  • Improving social skills
  • Appreciation of music and song

Mommy & Me Ballet

Ages: 1.5 – 2.5 Years | Class Length: 45 Minutes

Mommy and Me classes are an exciting  way for parents and toddlers to connect with each other in a playful environment while learning foundational dance skills. Join us for a 45-minute class full of creative movement and music in Pre-Ballet. You both come ready to dance as we warm up together, pretend to be princes and princesses, build strength and flexibility, and learn very basic dance vocabulary. This class is a great precursor to our Princess Ballet classes. Parents will actively participate in class to help the teacher guide our littlest ballerinas in their first dance class. Register child only.

Class Benefits:

  • Learning to follow directions
  • Bonding experience between child and caregiver
  • Improving social skills
  • Appreciation of music and song
  • Introduction of classical ballet technique
  • Learn basic dance vocabulary
  • Social time with other ballerinas

Instructors may include: Cindy Godziszewski, Jordyn Pins, Maura Naughton

Specific instructors for each section are listed under the registration link.

Preschool Dance

Tutus & Tennis Shoes

Ages: 3.5 – 4.5 Years | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Young dancers learn a basic introduction to ballet technique as well as freestyle Hip-Hop to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. This combination is an age specific, 60- minute class.  Thirty minutes each of ballet and hip hop give the dancers a terrific base and fantastic exposure to various types of dance.  We have found that this “combination” technique helps to keep our dancers excited, engaged and focused for the entire 60  minutes.

Instructors may include: Jordyn Pins, Carly Vadnais

Specific instructors for each section are listed under the registration link.

Princess Ballet

Ages: 2.5 – 3.5 Years | Class Length: 50 Minutes

Dreams really do come true in Princess Ballet! The class will explore movement through music, stimulate students’ imagination, and promote creativity through stretching and entertaining exercises. In this unique class, students will enhance their balance & poise as well as hand/feet coordination through basic ballet skills. At the end of class, we will dress up and dance at the Magic Ball with all our favorite Princesses! This class builds confidence and an appreciation for dance, while creative play encourages children to express themselves through movement and music. Attire for class: leotard, pink or white tights, and ballet slippers.

Class Benefits:

  • Gaining independence from caregivers
  • Development of fine motor skills
  • Learning to follow directions
  • Cooperation and participation
  • Introduction of classical ballet technique
  • Learn basic dance vocabulary
  • Creative expression and creative movement

Instructors may include: Cami Codell, Carly VadnaisJordyn Pins, Jennifer Bartolo, Cathy Jacobson

Specific instructors for each section are listed under the registration link.

Tot Hop

Ages: 2.5 – 3.5 Years | Class Length: 50 Minutes

Dance like your favorite pop stars! In this high-energy, age-appropriate class, your tot will bop ’til they drop in this fun, upbeat, creative dance class. Dancers will learn fun pre-hip hop moves  and combinations, performed to their favorite music. Along the way, our dancers will build their self-confidence, increase motor coordination and develop classroom etiquette. Kids are encouraged to use their imagination while developing a love for dance, making new friends and building strong, fundamental skills. It’s time to bust a move!

Instructors may include: Cathy Jacobson, Christina MelgarElizabeth ReuterJennifer Bartolo, Jordyn Pins, Shellie Kerzner

Specific instructors for each section are listed under the registration link.

Kidz Bop

Ages: 3.5 – 4.5 Years | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Learn today’s hottest dance moves from your favorite videos! This dance class incorporates Jazz and Hip Hop together into one fun party. Set to the tune of the popular Kidz Bop series of music, students will learn beginning jazz and hip hop techniques and routines. All music and dance steps are child-appropriate and great fun. The class culminates in a short performance for family and friends at the end of the session. Dress code for the class is comfortable clothes and gym shoes.

Instructors may include: Cindy Godziszewski

Specific instructors for each section are listed under the registration link.

All Ages Dance - Combination Classes

Hip Hop/Jazz

Ages: All Ages | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Combination classes are developed to allow students the opportunity to begin study in both disciplines and create an early foundation in which to build upon. In Hip Hop/Jazz, students will learn movements that have elements of poppin’, locking and breaking, as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. Dancers will learn proper classical jazz and hip hop technique and movement during this exciting combination class with an emphasis on FUN! This combination class will include one Hip Hop dance and one Jazz dance each session.

Instructors may include: Cami CodellCindy GodziszewskiAmber Giudice

Specific instructors for each section are listed under the registration link.

Ballet/Jazz

Ages: 3.5 - 6 Years | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Ballet/Jazz is a combination class where ballerinas work on their technical skills each week for 30 minutes and we focus on learning proper terminology, coordination, and turnout and arm positions. Then we change into our Jazz/Gym shoes and learn contemporary moves set to popular music!

Class Benefits:

  • Introduction of classical ballet technique
  • Encourages cooperation and group interaction
  • Improves balance, coordination, and agility
  • Learning rhythm through beats and movement
  • Gaining body memory while practicing each dance

Instructors may include: Carly Vadnais, Jennifer Bartolo

Specific instructors for each section are listed under the registration link.

Hip Hop/Poms

Ages: All Ages | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Combination classes are developed to allow students the opportunity to begin study in both disciplines and create an early foundation in which to build upon. In Hip Hop/Poms, students will learn movements that have elements of poppin’, locking, and breaking, as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. Dancers will learn proper technique and movement during this exciting combination class with an emphasis on FUN! This combination class will include one Hip Hop dance and one Poms dance each session.

Instructors may include: Carly Vadnais, Cathy Jacobson, Christina Melgar, Cindy GodziszewskiJennifer BartoloAmber Giudice

Specific instructors for each section are listed under the registration link.

Ballet/Tap

Ages: 3.5-4.5 Years or 4-6 Years | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Combination classes are developed to allow students the opportunity to begin study in both disciplines and create an early foundation in which to build upon. The tap portion provides fast footwork and rhythm through sound. Dancers will learn proper technique, terminology, and movement performed to classic and contemporary music with an emphasis on FUN!

Ballet/Tap: This class is designed to be a combination of ballet study and beginning tap sounds and movements, devoting half the time to each on a regular basis.

Instructors may include: Carly Vadnais, Shellie Kerzner,

Specific instructors for each section are listed under the registration link.

Ballet/Hip Hop

Ages: 4-6 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

This combination class introduces students to ballet techniques for young minds and Hip Hop concepts with a focus on musicality, flexibility, and coordination skills. We have found that this “combination” technique helps to keep our dancers excited, engaged, and focused for the entire 60-minute class.

Class Benefits:
  • Introduction of classical ballet technique
  • Encourages cooperation and group interaction
  • Improves balance, coordination, and agility
  • Learning rhythm through beats and movement
  • Gaining body memory while practicing each dance

Instructor: Jennifer Bartolo

Cheer/Acro

Grades: K -2 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

This combination class is a great first step into the cheerleading world for beginners. Students will learn the much needed basic foundational skills as they perform cheers and chants.  Athletes are exposed to every category within cheerleading such as tumbling, jumps, technique and dance. The class will focus on developing strong basic skills, muscle development and tumbling coordination in a fun, supportive environment.

Hip Hop/Tap

Ages: 4-6 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Combination classes are developed to allow students the opportunity to begin study in both disciplines and create an early foundation in which to build upon. In Hip Hop/Tap, students will learn movements that have elements of poppin’, locking and breaking, as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. Dancers will learn proper classical tap and hip hop technique and movement during this exciting combination class with an emphasis on FUN! This combination class will include one Hip Hop dance and one Tap dance each session.

All Ages Dance

Ball Boyz

Ages: Grades 1 - 5 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

If you love sports and like to move, we have the perfect class for you! Now you can gracefully learn the art of playing defense or setting a pick with moves like LeBron James. Students are challenged to work together to create a choreographed dance that uses team building skills, ball handling skills, and rhythm. Students will perform a choreographed basketball dance routine for their friends and family at the end of the session.

Instructor: Sean Murillo

Drum Beatz

Ages: 6-10 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

In this exciting high-energy dance and rhythm program, the powerful beat and rhythms of the drums are combined with a specially-choreographed dynamic routine to beat out pulsating rhythms and break a sweat! Throughout this fusion of cardio dance combined with the powerful elements of drumming, participants will be rocking out while they work out! This cardio jam session is appropriate for all fitness levels and abilities.  Feel like a rock star as you experience the joy of movement, music, and rhythm in Drum Beatz.

Instructor: Brandon Brown

Ballet for Figure Skaters

Ages: Grades 1 - 5 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Join Miss Cindy in this ballet class expressly designed for figure skaters. Cindy is an experienced dancer and is also a member of the Chicago Blackhawks ice crew. An experienced figure skating instructor, Cindy has been skating and dancing for much of her life! Dancers will increase flexibility and strengthen muscles and core to increase power and learn to control their movements on the ice.

Instructor: Cindy Godziszewski

Hip Hop Technique

Grades: 2-4 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Pop, lock, and drop to perfection! This class focuses on hip hop technique. All elements of hip hop dance including performance, execution of movements, style, precision, and tricks will be individually taught and perfected. This class is a great addition to any hip hop class and a great way to perfect your overall execution of the hip hop style.

Instructor: Chello Lee

Jazz/Lyrical Technique

Grades: 2-5 or 3-5 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Pointed or flexed. Attitude or arabesque. In this jazz/lyrical technique class, students will work towards perfecting their own execution of both these styles of dance. This is a great addition for any serious dancer interested in taking their technique in the jazz and lyrical styles of dance to the next level.

Instructors: Maura Naughton, Shellie Kerzner

Boyz Hip Hop

Ages: All Ages | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Boyz Hip Hop is designed specifically for boys who love music, love to move, and want to develop their own sense of style.  In Boyz Hip Hop, students will learn movements that have elements of poppin’, locking, and breaking, as well as freestyle movement. Hip Hop gives the dancer a freedom of expression while learning technique that defines the dance.

Instructors may include: Chello Lee, Cindy GodziszewskiSean Murillo

Specific instructors for each section are listed under the registration link.

Hip Hop

Ages: All Ages | Class Length: 60 or 90 Minutes

Our Hip Hop dance class focuses on sharp dance moves and making exaggerated dance movements. It is a fun dance that is defined, as all dance classes are, by the music. Students will learn movements that have elements of poppin’, locking, and break dancing, as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. Dancers will learn to how to control their body movements…and get a great workout in the process!

Instructors may include: Chello Lee, Cindy Godziszewski, Sean Murillo

Specific instructors for each section are listed under the registration link.

Musical Theatre Dance

Ages: 4-6 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Enter into the world of musical theatre! In this weekly one-hour class, students will learn age-appropriate songs and choreography from their favorite musicals. The dances are designed to act out your child’s favorite characters as we create the ultimate musical theatre experience. Come for smiles, songs, dance, and a ton of fun!

Pop & Lock

Grades: 2-4 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Animation, tutting, and gliding are just a few of the popping variations you will learn in this exciting dance class! Pop and Lock is for dancers looking to sharpen their hip hop related techniques. Poppin’ and Lockin’ street styles help a dancer develop a sense of musicality and will increase body control. This fun and fast class will add to a dancers’ repertoire and create a better freestyler!