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2017 Summer Classes

2016-17 Class Schedule

Current Adult Class Schedule - New Session Every 6 Weeks

 

Tumble Tots (2-4yrs) -  This Class is designed to develop upper and lower body strengthening and stretching, gross motor skills, coordination and encouraging group interaction.  Exercises, tumbling, rhythm and lots of imagination are the core of this class!

 

Class Length: 30-45 min

 

Hair:  Pulled Back As Much As Possible
Attire: Comfortable Clothing

Shoe: None

 

Creative Movement (3yrs) -This Class is designed to develop upper and lower body strengthening and stretching, gross and fine motor skills, coordination and encouraging group interaction. Exercises, tumbling, dancing, and lots of imagination are the core of this class! Students must be toilet trained.

Class Length: 45 min

 

Hair:  Pulled Back As Much As Possible
Attire: Girls: Leotard & Pink Tights  Boys: White Shirt & Black Pants

Shoe: Girls: Pink Leather Ballet   Boys: Black Leather Ballet 


Kinderdance Combo (4-5yrs) - A beginner dance class consisting of a total of one hour sampling Ballet, Jazz Tap & Tumbling.
 

Class Length: 1 hour

 

Hair:  Pulled Back As Much As Possible
Attire: Girls: Leotard & Pink Tights  Boys: White Shirt & Black Pants

Shoe: Girls: Pink Leather Ballet, Black Paten Leather Mary Jane Tap Shoe
Boys: Black Ballet, Black Paten Leather Lace Front Tap Shoe


Classical Ballet - The foundation for all dance styles, incorporating strength, coordination, and grace. Classes consist of Barre & Centre work for the more serious and older student with preparation for choreographic variations and Pointe work.

Class Length: 1 Hour  

 

Hair:  Bun
Attire: Girls: Solid Color Leotard,Pink Tights, Ballet Skirt  Boys: White Tank Shirt & Black Pants
Shoe: Girls: Pink Leather Ballet   Boys: Black Leather Ballet


Pointe - Ballet technique performed at an advanced level in Pointe Shoes. Director recommendation is required.


Class Length:  Varied/Included in Ballet Class

 

Hair:  Bun
Attire: Girls: Solid Leotard and Pink Tights, Ballet Skirt  
Shoe: Girls: Ballet Pink Pointe Shoe

 

Tap - A rhythmic, energetic dance style, stressing time, accuracy, articulation of sound, performance & musicality. Students are also taught how to count music.

 

Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Solid Colored Leotard/Pink, Black or Tan Tights or Black Leggings  Boys: White Tank Shirt & Black Pants
Shoe: Girls: Black Front Lace Tap  Boys: Black Front Lace Tap


Lyrical - A contemporary form of dance which emphasizes a combination of Ballet and Jazz performed to express the lyrics of the song.


Class Length: 1 Hour 

 

Hair:  Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Solid Color Leotard & Pink, Black, or Tan Tights, Ballet Skirt may be worn  Boys: White Tank Shirt & Black Pants 

Shoe: Girls: Boys: Tan Jazz Shoe

 

Jazz - Dynamic style of dance emphasizing movement combinations, strengthening and stretching. Our goal is to teach a strong and flexible technique allowing dancers to learn varied styles and choreography.

 

Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Solid Colored Leotard/Pink, Black or Tan Tights or Black Leggings  Boys: White Tank Shirt & Black Pants
Shoe: Girls: Black Slip on Jazz Boot  Boys: Black Slip on Jazz Boot

Modern - A free motion form of dance dealing with the elements of space, time, weight, and energy. Students focus on improvisation and creative expression.


Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Solid Colored Leotard/Pink, Black or Tan Tights or Black Leggings  Boys: White Tank Shirt & Black Pants
Shoe: Girls Tan FootUndeez  Boys: Tan FootUndeez


Contemporary Ballet
-  A ballet class with a modern day spin on the foundation for all dance styles, incorporating strength, coordination, and grace.  Classes consist of Barre & Centre work.  While grounded in classical ballet technique, we dance to a variety of music such as classical, contemporary, solo instrumental, orchestral and have a great time working on musicality, fluidity, phrasing, and, of course, placement. 

 

Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  Bun or Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Solid Color Leotard & Pink Tights, Ballet Skirt  Boys: White Tank Shirt & Black Pants
Shoe: Girls: Pink Leather Ballet   Boys: Black Leather Ballet 


Hip Hop
-This is an exciting urban style dance class which incorporates body isolations, movement combinations, and high energy with today’s funky music video dance steps. Hip hop exposes students to the fundamentals of MTV-style street dance.

 

Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Aerobicwear/Dancewear required  Boys: Comfortable Clothes (not too baggy)
Shoe: Girls: Black Dance Sneaker  Boys: Black Dance Sneaker


Break Dance
- This class is a street dance style teaching moves often seen on the streets of NYC or on MTV.  Danced to pop, funk or hip hop music and often remixed to prolong the breaks, breaking is a well-known hip hop dance style.  Breaking involves Toprock (movement while standing up), Downrock (movement on the ground), Freezes (acrobatic pauses in movement) and Power Moves ((large movements often involving rotation).  

 

Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Aerobicwear /Dancewear required  Boys: Comfortable Clothes (not too baggy)
Shoe: Clean Sneaker

 

Musical Theatre Dance - Focused on movement, acting, and drama, this class will explore the excitement and fun of theatre through roll play, games, creative drama, improvisation, and the exposure to plays and musicals. The dance portion of the class emphasizes movement combinations, strengthening and stretching. Our goal is to teach a strong and flexible technique allowing dancers to learn varied styles and choreography based on Broadway Musicals.

 

Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Solid Colored Leotard/Pink, Black or Tan Tights or Black Leggings  Boys: White Shirt & Black Shorts/Pants
Shoe: Girls: Tan Lyrical Pedini (T-strap shoe with 1” heel)  Boys: Tie Jazz Shoe

Acrobatics - A program focusing on floor tumbling skills plus partnering lifts and tempo skills. Grouped by ability, we will focus on floor acrobatics and stunting skills, while stressing safe progression, proper technique, stretching and footwork. This class is designed to improve balance, coordination, flexibility.

Class Length: 1 Hour

 

Hair:  French Braid, Ponytail, Bun
Attire: Girls: Leotard & Bare legs/Footless Tights  Boys: White Shirt & Black Shorts/Pants
Shoe: None

Private & Semi-Private Lessons - (At the Director’s discretion) 30 minute lesson in groups of 1-6 dancers. Students must be at least 6 yrs of age and enrolled in regular weekly class to enroll.

Fusion2 Dance Company – Participation in the company will include a set class time for dedicated students to work on focused dance technique and special choreography.  Our beginner through advanced levels are each non- audition,  more focused class setting with the goal of using our talents to perform more often.  Students will benefit from an attendance, required, technique focused and performance based class as opposed to our more recreational style offerings on our regular Dance Fusion Class Schedule.  Audition is required in order to be accepted into the Elite level Company.  Students will be required to attend weekly with no more than 3 absences throughout the season.  There is a mandatory “kick-off” camp September 6-8 from 5:00-7:30pm.  Participation will be billed at $60/month and will be billed separately from other Dance Fusion classes.  Participation in the company will include a set class time for dedicated students to work on focused dance technique and special choreography. 

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Class Length: Varies

Hair:  Bun or Ponytail
Attire: Girls: Solid Colored Leotard/Pink, Black or Tan Tights, Plain Black Spandex Shorts   Boys: White Tank Shirt & Black Pants
Shoe:  Both Black & Tan Jazz Slip On Jazz Boot


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7720 Main Street Suite 8
Fogelsville, PA 18051
610-360-4335