The foundation of technique begins with Ballet, which establishes consistent training and improves body alignment, strength, and coordination. Our Ballet classes follow the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) syllabus and Exams are available for students invited by our Ballet Director. Students progress each level upon the recommenation of their teacher, based on fulfilling the skill learning and class participation objectives of each level.
What makes Jazz so popular is its' high energy and mood-boosting benefits! Jumps, turns, kicks and leaps are the hallmark moves of this dance form. Studing Jazz technique improves overall conditioning, agility, coordination, strength, and flexibility - all important features of a healthy body and mind! Our Jazz classes follow the ADAPT syllabus PLUS incorporate Latin, African, Classical, Street, and Modern styles. Exams are available for students invited by our Jazz & Tap Director. Students progress each level upon the recommenation of their teacher, based on fulfilling the skill learning and class participation objectives of each level.
Rhythmical patterns of foot movements and audible foot tapping makes Tap one of the most unique forms of dance. Learning Tap improves agility, artistic style, and musicality. Our Tap team teaches ADAPT and rhythmic styles. Exams are available for students invited by our Jazz & Tap Director. Students progress each level upon the recommenation of their teacher, based on fulfilling the skill learning and class participation objectives of each level.
Acro teaches students the safe execution (entry and exit) of inverted skills (think tumbling, cartwheels, headstands, handsprings, and more) to add dynamic elements to their core dance expression.
Acro educators at Leap Studios are trained by Acrobatic Arts or Acro Dance Teachers Association and hold a valid CPR/First Aid AED certificate.
Acrobatic Arts Syllabus Exams available for students enrolled in full-season Acro classes and upon the recommendation of their instructor.
A beautiful combination of the strength and power of Jazz with the grace, technique, and fluidity of Ballet, Lyrical movement is based on the creative movement expression of song lyrics. Students are taught proper breathing techniques integrated with various styles of Modern dance. The class gives each dancer the freedom to express and embrace their emotions through artistic movement.
Contemporary is a compilation of a variety of different core dance styles including Modern and classical Ballet. The artistry of Contemporary often draws on emotion and internal energy, coordinated with expressive and highly-controlled floor work that emphasizes strength, control, and a genuine feel of the artist dancing their feelings.
Leap Studios has one of THE BEST Hip Hop programs!
Hip Hop is about musicality and personal expression. It's a freestyle form of dance that stems from the roots of Jazz and incorporates modern urban movements evolving with culture and lived experience.
Our Hip Hop classes focus on age-appropriate movement, concepts, and develop progressive technique.
This street style is influenced by several types of movement, including Tap, African dance, Latin dance, and martial arts.
House Dance is about freedom, improvisation, and feeling the music.
This class breaks down the rhythm, movement, and isolation of individual body parts. Learn how to top rock, do ground work, foot work, and freezes plus all aspects of poppin including bugaloo.
READY SET DANCE is a combo class of Jazz, Hip Hop and a whole lot of fun. This gender-neutral curriculum is the coolest dance class for the preschooler of today!
JAZZ – Develop muscle strength, control and balance and achieve coordination milestones like skipping and sequencing.
HIP HOP – Bust out some ice cold moves just like Freeze to our fresh hip hop tracks that helps children build confidence.
MUSIC. – Develop the musical ear, explore creativity and promote personal mastery with originally composed songs that have musical cues.
PROPS – Have fun on the parachute, being super heroes and balancing your beanbag. These resources support tactile awareness and strengthen fine motor coordination and control.
New to dance or ready to dust of some learned moves and enjoy the physical health and mood-boosting benefits of dance? We're here for that!
Adult classes run in sessions (6-8 weeks). We offer Adult (ages 18+) classes in the following styles: