LEARN TO GREEK DANCE

Our dance teacher will adjust the lesson to your prior knowledge and interests. Don’t worry if this is your first time dancing Greek style! You will be introduced to the basic steps and combinations and be able to tune to the rhythm. This class does not have a traditional costume. This is a recital program. Youth and Teen Classes

HIP HOP

Learn new Hip Hop skills and moves combined with an introduction to basic styles, floor work, jazz combinations and hip hop dance moves!  Perfect for both boys and girls and those wanted to have FUN to the latest hip hop music. 

Competitive Hip Hop, Mini Hip Hop 4-6yrs, Hip Hop 7-14

TUMBLING

The Tumbling class is geared for developing an acrobatic tumbling series which include cartwheels, walkovers round offs, aerials, front/back tucks and backhandsprings.  Athletes will use the tumble track and padded mats. Competitive Tumbling, Open Age

TAP

Tap dancing is an energetic dance style where students learn rhythm, style, technique and musicality through percussive footwork. Tap was initially popularized in Hollywood by such great dancers as Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers and Shirley Temple and more recently, by the hugely popular performers Tap Dogs, Stomp and Riverdance!

Competitive Tap, Mini Tap 4-6yrs, Tap 1 6-8yrs, Tap 1/2 6-10yrs, Tap 3/4, 9-14 yrs, also by skill level

Jazz

Jazz is the form of dance that seems to be the most popular. It is fun and upbeat using the most recent and popular music hits. Jazz class combines stretching, aerobic exercise, strength, and upbeat movement to create fun exciting routines.

Competitive Jazz, Mini Jazz 4-6yrs,Jazz 1/2 6-10yrs, Jazz 3, 9-12 yrs, Jazz Elite 13+ or skill level

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LYRICAL

This beautiful and graceful form of dance combines Ballet, Jazz and Contemporary dance techniques teaching the dancer to communicate emotion and expression through choreography and music. Lyrical encourages the dancer to explore the fascinating world of musicality and the close relationship music shares with dance.

Competitive Lyrical, Mini Lyrical 4-6yrs,

Intermediate Lyrical 7-13yrs, Elite Lyrical 13+ or skill

ACRO

Acro dance is a seamless combination of acrobatic and gymnastic skills with choreographed dance moves, requiring a great deal of strength and flexibility. We have a certified AcroDance Instructor on Staff. This class is for the more advanced dancer. 

Competitive Acro, Mini Acro 4-6yrs, Acro 1/2 6-9yrs, Acro 3, 9-11 yrs, Acro 4 12+, also by skill level

BALLET

The basis of all dance forms combines the beauty of music with dance. The benefits of learning ballet include development of good posture and self-discipline while learning technique and musicality. Ballet training provides young ballet dancers with opportunities to develop grace, fitness and self -confidence. 

Competitive Ballet, Mini Ballet 4-6yrs, Ballet1/2 6-10yrs, Ballet 3, 9-12 yrs, Ballet 4 13+, also by skill level

MUSICAL THEATRE

This class combines dance movements with an emphasis on developing acting and performance skills. Dancers will use facial expressions and body movements to portray different characters and story lines. Dances and routines will be inspired by music from popular movies & musicals!

Competitive Musical Theatre, Mini Musical Theatre 4-6yrs

DANCE PROGRAMS

VOICE LESSONS

Singing lessons are an incredible learning tool for all types of performers; from young students who love to sing and want to build skills, to professional singers who need help maintaining their technique.
Singing lessons allow students the opportunity to explore their creativity and musicality in a safe comfortable environment being led by an experienced instructor. 

Mini Vocal 4-6yrs, Vocal 1/2 7-9yrs, Vocal 3/4 10+ yrs

MINI JAZZ/ACRO/BALLET/TAP/HIP HOP

This is the transition classes from creative dance for ages 4-6 years. Dancers will continue to develop technique in a structured class setting and syllabus while having fun learning choreography. We recommend taking a minimum of 2 mini classes for further development of the dancer. They are 30min in duration and found back to back on the schedule.

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Recreational Dance
This program is designed for dancers of all levels ages 2 years and up. This program allows for the development of the dancer and technique in a safe and fun atmosphere

Competitive Dance - Pre, Part time, Elite

The competitive program is considered an extension of a JDS student’s learning environment. The focus is to educate our students in all many areas of the performing arts and provide life lessons. We aim to develop and train students at a high caliber of technique & performance with the intent to foster the athlete and artist within each individual. We encourage building a strong sense of self-esteem, confidence and teamwork. Competitive students will build life-long friendships and learn the importance of cooperation, sportsmanship, conflict resolution and time management skills. Click here for more info.

CREATIVE DANCE

An introduction to dance!  Does your 2 or 3 year old want to dance?   This class is offered for 30mins. Kids get to experience being in the studio; they can wear their favorite dance outfit and get to dance to the latest fun music! Creative Dance aims to introduce the foundations of dance techniques and will include many outlets for creative expression