The foundation of all dance styles. Your dancer will learn proper terminology and technique while improving their grace, poise, and self-confidence. All ALDA ballet classes are highly structured and disciplined to ensure the best possible growth for all dancers.
What To Wear: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballets, hair in a secure bun
Jazz dance, like ballet, is founded in learning proper technique. Our jazz dancers also work to improve their flexibility, musicality, and performance quality.
What To Wear: Any style dance wear (no street clothes or t-shirts); Jazz shoes, hair pulled back
Rhythm and timing are key components to tap dancing. These students also learn the proper terminology and technique unique to tapping.
What To Wear: Any style dance wear (no street clothes or t-shirts); taps, hair pulled back
Lyrical is a very expressive form of dance. These dancers learn to “tell their story” through movement all while improving their technique and flexibility.
What To Wear: Any style dance wear (no street clothes or t-shirts); jazz/lyrical shoe, hair back
Hip Hop focuses on rhythm, syncopation, and stage presence in a fun, action-packed environment.
What To Wear: Any style dance wear (No jeans); hip hop shoes, hair pulled back
Acro I+Hip Hop focuses on rhythm, syncopation, and stage presence in a fun, action-packed environment.
What To Wear: Any style leotard/unitard, no tights, bare feet, hair pulled back
Stretch, Strength, Jumps, & Turns
This class is a full hour dedicated to stretching and strengthening dancers of any technique level. Dancers will perfect their splits, tilts, scorpions, as well as learn the proper ways to stretch and strengthen without causing injury. In addition, these dancers focus on proper technique for various leaps and turns.
Musical theater class is a great option for those who love the dramatic arts with a hint of dancing. This class focuses on becoming a character and/or telling a story through expressive movement. This class is a great option for both the experienced dancer looking to improve performance quality and the beginning dancer looking for an entry-level dance class that is a ton of fun!