Descriptions & Attire

All dance shoes will be available to order through In Motion Dance. Several dance attire items and In Motion Dance apparel will also be available for purchase. 

CREATIVE DANCE/TAP (2 ½ – 3) Basic introduction to ballet and tap with emphasis on musicality and fun. Students will enhance their gross motor coordination, listening skills through music, props and dance.

ATTIRE:  BLACK tap shoes and PINK LEATHER ballet shoes, any color leotard, tights, optional skirt. BOYS: BLACK jazz taps (with laces) and BLACK LEATHER ballet shoes, sweatpants, shorts and t-shirt.

PRE BALLET/TAP: PRE 1 (3-4), PRE 2 (4-5), PRE 3 (5-6)  Combination of ballet and tap technique which progresses with each level. Students will enhance their technique, placement and learn dance terminology.  Center floor, across the floor and center combinations are learned.  Barre work is introduced in Pre 2 classes.

ATTIRE: BLACK tap shoes and PINK LEATHER ballet shoes, any color leotard, tights, optional skirt. BOYS: BLACK jazz taps (with laces) and BLACK LEATHER ballet shoes, sweatpants, shorts and t-shirt.

 

TAP/JAZZ (7-9) Students will learn correct technique and placement. Center floor, barre work (tap), stretches will all be introduced as well as stretches to increase flexibility.

ATTIRE: TAN jazz shoes, TAN tap shoes, any color leotard, tights, shorts or dance pants.

JAZZ II (8-12) Students will learn correct technique and placement.  Classes will focus on flexibility and strength while learning turns, jumps, leaps and incorporate the dancers own individual style.

ATTIRE: TAN jazz shoes, any color leotard, dance pants/shorts, tights, or tight fitting dance apparel.

BROADWAY JAZZ (7-10) Students will learn material from a variety of broadway musicals. Classes will focus on preparing for the stage with movement and facial expressions while learning the broadway style.

ATTIRE: TAN jazz shoes, any color leotard, dance pants/shorts, tights, or tight fitting dance apparel.

COMBO 1 (7-9) Tap (every week) and ballet/jazz (alternating) technique and choreography; emphasis on correct technique and perfecting skills. Students will learn more advanced technique with complex combinations with focus on clarity and form.

ATTIRE:  TAN tap shoes, PINK LEATHER ballet shoes, optional TAN jazz shoes, any color leotard, tights, dance pants/shorts, or tight fitting dance apparel.

POMS I (5-8)  Introduction to basic pom skills and jazz technique.  Focusing on correct arm placement, form, kicks, jumps and turns.  Dancers will learn how to make their arm motions clean and sharp while also working on group synchronization and formations.

ATTIRE: TAN jazz shoes, leotard, dance pants/shorts, or tight fitting dance apparel.

POM DANCE (9-12) For the more advanced pom dancer. Focusing on correct arm placement, form, kicks, jumps and turns. Dancers will learn more difficult technique and work on kick lines and a variety of pom tricks.

ATTIRE: TAN jazz shoes, leotard, dance pants/shorts, or tight fitting dance apparel.

MINI HIP HOP (5-7) AND HIP HOP 1 (8-12)  Popular dance style combining jazz, funk, pop, and lock movements in a relaxed form.

ATTIRE: CLEAN gym shoes, dance sneakers or BLACK jazz shoes, leotard, dance pants/shorts or tight fitting dance apparel

BALLET/PRE POINTE (9-12) Dancers will focus on correct placement, form and terminology. Classes will incorporate movements to strength their ankles and work on foot articulation in preparation for pointe work.

ATTIRE: PINK LEATHER OR CANVAS ballet shoes, any color leotard, tights, optional ballet skirt.

CONTEMPORARY/LYRICAL (10+)  Expressive dance form which is a fusion of modern, ballet and jazz dance styles.  Students will increase their flexibility and endurance while working on floor exercises, across the floor and center combinations.

ATTIRE: Bare feet or foot paws, leotard, tights, dance pants/shorts, or tight fitting dance apparel.

LEAPS AND TURNS TECHNIQUE I (7-11) and II (12-18) Dancers will learn a variety of turns, jumps and leaps to enhance their dance vocabulary. Classes will focus on correct placement, form and increasing their flexibility.

ATTIRE: TAN jazz shoes, any color leotard, tights, dance shorts/pants, or tight fitting dance apparel.

 

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IN MOTION DANCE
404 A Robert Parker Coffin Road
Long Grove, IL 60047
info@dancinginmotion.com
www.dancinginmotion
(847)478-0155