teen-adult classes

ballet barre (teen-adult)

This class focuses strictly on barre work. Dancers will work to master combinations using all five positions, while building strength and proper alignment. Great for all skill levels...even professional dancers continue to take barre classes to maintain and fine-tune their technique! Classes will be split into appropriate age levels. 

 

class attire: ballet shoes, leotard or fitted tank, dance shorts/capris/leggings 

 

Chicago style hip hop (teen - adult)

Chicago style hip hop seeks to integrate popular features of the art originating in the east and west coach, while highlighting its own unique features such as footwork, house, grooving, and much more!

 

class attire: clean tennis shoes, comfortable dance clothing

 

contemporary - intermediate/advanced

Contemporary combines ballet and modern techniques with musical and emotional expression with a strong focus on modern techniques (contractions and release, off-center balances and suspension) as well as musicality and self expression.

 

class attire: jazz shoes or sole shield, fitted tank, dance shorts/capris/leggings

 

hip hop choreo (adult)

This class is designed for the adult with some previous dance experience who wishes to improve their physicality and get a good workout in a non-threatening dance environment. Class begins with a warm-up and stretch followed by hip hop combos which include fun, intermediate hip hop dance choreography.

 

class attire: clean tennis shoes, comfortable dance clothing

 

hip hop choreo - intermediate 

Hip Hop incorporates a variety of old and new urban dance styles. The dancing represents body movements that go with the beat and rhythm of hip hop music. Hip hop dancing is very dynamic and helps the dancers improve flexibility develop body balance, and coordination.

 

class attire: clean tennis shoes, comfortable dance clothing

 

jazz/contemporary (adult)

This class combines the expressive fluidity of contemporary movement with the precision of jazz. The focus is on incorporating jazz stretches, exercises, leaps, turns and progressions across the floor with combinations while introducing contemporary movement. This class provides a great workout that encourages the strength, flexibility and lean muscles of a dancer.

 

class attire: tan jazz shoes or sole shield, fitted tank, dance shorts/capris/leggings

 

jazz - intermediate/advanced

Jazz dance is an exploration of style and presentation. Classes emphasize musicality and body alignment, conditioning, stretch and strengthening, rhythm and stylization as well as fun and innovative choreography. 

 

class attire: tan jazz shoes or sole shield, fitted tank, dance shorts/capris/leggings

 

lyrical - intermediate/advanced

This class is a combination of ballet and jazz that challenges dancers to use motion to interpret music and express emotion. It includes intricate, technical, and naturalistic moves. 

 

class attire: tan jazz shoes or sole shield, fitted tank, dance shorts/capris/leggings

 

 

need shoes?

We've got you covered! We take the guesswork out of dance shoe ordering by fitting your child with the proper size so you know you have a good fit.  And most orders arrive within the week, so your shoes will be delivered to the studio before your next class!

Studio b 

736 N 9th Street  |  Lafayette, IN 47904

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