Classes IGNITE offers
Little Sparks represents classes for 2.5 to 4.5 year olds that are brand new to dance. Classes will be offered in both ballet and hip hop at this age.
Ballet is the foundation of technical dance training. It involves slow controlled movements and allows the dancer to develop strength and grace.
We use an R.A.D. syllabus to guide our dancers through learning ballet vocabulary. Students may also participate in graded exams upon instructor recommendation.
Ballet Variations is an extension of the ballet program. In this class the students will have the opportunity to explore ballet from a much broader context. Students will learn variations from professional ballets, or expand into contemporary and modern variations from a ballet platform.
Jazz is an upbeat dance genre that calls for sharp and energetic movements. Jazz classes will also have a focus on developing strong dance technique and is a great compliment to ballet training.
Lyrical is a great compliment to ballet training much like jazz. It is a dance genre that interprets the lyrics of a song through movement. It is a style of dance filled with emotion and expression.
Hip Hop is an exciting and energetic dance style. This dance genre helps develop isolations and style. This class will involve old school hip hop, video style choreography, and touch on other techniques such as popping and locking, house, and break dancing.
Pointe is an extension of ballet dance which requires exceptional strength and flexibility. This class will be offered by teacher recommendation only.
Acro is a style of dance where you learn tumbling tricks such as cartwheels, round offs, front walkovers, back walkovers and aerials.
Musical Theatre combines skills of dancing, singing, acting, lip syncing and characterization. Students will learn essential performance skills and learn routines from a variety of classic musicals.