Teaching Rhythm & Creative Movement

​​Our dance classes offer a non competition setting for children to learn and engage in the benefits of a high quality program without the high prices of competitive institutions. Y Dance programs offer instructors with years of experience.

Recreational dance program focuses on teaching rhythm and creative movement as well as developing technique in ballet, tap, and hip hop/jazz at all 3 branches for 3-18 year olds with the Dance Academy Recreational dance program.


  • Pre-Ballet
    • Ages 3-5
    • Enjoy the love of ballet in this introductory class to formal ballet technique. Comfortable dance attire and ballet shoes recommended.
  • Ballet
    • Ages 5-12
    • Formal ballet technique is introduced with an emphasis on terminology, musicality and muscular skills, as well as class composition. Ballet attire and ballet shoes recommended.
  • Hip Hop
    • Ages 5-12
    • Build on your hip hop skills through the latest music. Skills include isolations, speed, stalls and footwork. Comfortable attire and tennis shoes recommended.
  • Jazz
    • Ages 5-12
    • Exercise to the latest musical hits. Proper dance stretching and jazz technique will be covered. Dance attire and jazz shoes recommended.
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