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 Class Descriptions

MAD STUDIO

Creative Movement

In this class, we will skip, gallop and leap... stretch, crawl, wiggle, and giggle. We introduce and teach basic ballet positions and movements. This preschool dance class is a wonderful introduction for the young student!

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Jazz

Jazz is a fun and primarily upbeat stylistic genre. Jazz often requires lots of sass and personality. It incorporates lots of techniques, such as turns, leaps, leg extensions, etc. In this class, dancers will focus on both technique and performance. 

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Lyrical

Lyrical dance is a combination of jazz and ballet. Lyrical dance is very graceful, with moves flowing smoothly and seamlessly. Jumps are high, and turns are very fluid. There is an emphasis on storytelling through movement and creating a connection with the audience.

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Strech/Condition

Stretch/Condition
In Strength & Stretch, students will learn specific

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exercises that will promote a healthy approach to stretching. Students will also learn strengthening exercises that will improve stamina and technique. Each body is different and the goal of this class is to build strength and flexibility that is individualized to each student.

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Ballet

In ballet, students will learn the foundations of technique. Students will work consistently with the barre, in the center, and across the floor. They will focus intensely on strong classical lines, precise musicality, and proper alignment and placement.

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Hip-Hop

Hip-hop is one of the most popular styles of dancing. This hip-hop class will allow dancers to learn the latest industry styles. This is an entertaining and energetic style of dance that will guarantee to get you moving! Students will connect to the contrast of sharp and smooth body isolations within the evolving styles of Hip-Hop.

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Contemporary

In Contemporary, students will push beyond that of their dance training.  Through choreography, they will investigate dynamics, spatial awareness, and freedom of expression.  In these classes, we will spend time moving on and off the floor as well as navigating our way through space with speed, flow, and connectivity. if you like storytelling, this class is for you

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