FUNKY DIVAS & DUDES is a class where students will learn the basic techniques of dance that incorporate the skills of hip-hop and jazz. Students will increase in flexibility, stamina, strength and rhythmic ability while boosting their self esteem. Routines are taught which help students develop sequential memory. A performance with costumes will be given at the end of the session where family and friends can watch their student Rock Out!
Funky Divas creates a world where children can let their personalities shine! By learning a dance routine in completion and performing it for an audience, children acquire the self confidence needed to help them grow without being self-conscious around others.
Benefits of taking funky divas & dudes dance classes:
• Gain self-confidence
• Explore music through movement
• Learn rhythm and how to move to the beat
• Improve muscle memory skills
• Great excercise
• Promotes a healthy lifestyle
• Safe enviroment
• Clean, kid-friendly music & dance moves
• Dress up in costumes
• Have fun while learning discipline
OTHER COURSES OFFERED:
Cheerleading: Want to be a Laker Girl? We will learn competition, halftime and sideline dance routines, offense & defense cheers, chants, and even some stunting! Each student will get to keep her pom poms!
Funky Dudes Breakdancing: Boys! Do you want to spin, up rock, pop and lock?
Learn how to ROCK the floor with this fun, popular style of dance. Listen to your favorite music and learn cool moves and routines that will impress your friends and family! Show them off at the end of the session performance.
Fairytale Theatre Acting: Who doesn’t love a good fairytale? This class uses both familiar and many unfamiliar tales to young actors the skills of creating a character. Students will learn the basic techniques of acting for the stage, from voice projection, character development, blocking and scene creation. They will be encouraged to use their imaginations through imBallet & Tap Classes: Thprovisation and learn to work as an ensemble. They will also be given the chance to create their own fairytale and wear costumes to help them look the part. Students will give a performance at the end of their session so that friends and family can watch their fairytale creation.
Little Dancers (Preschool): Does music make you want to move and groove? Learn the basic techniques of dance and how to move to the beat! This class is designed for the first time dancer to who wants to explore music through movement. Students will increase in flexibility and rhythmic ability. Dance improvisation games are played to encourage creativity, and dance routines are taught which help to develop sequential memory. We groove to preschool classics and Radio Disney songs! A performance with costumes will be held at the end of the session so family and friends can come see you groove!
Ballet & Tap Classes: The ballet portion of the class is designed for the dancer who wants to learn basic positions, steps and technique knowledge. Ballerinas will work on extensions, balance, coordination, arms, turns, and leaps! Tap dance will let the student show off some new moves from a timeless dance craze! Listen to great music, learn different tap techniques, have fun and get great exercise! Class will teach basic tap steps-shuffle, flap, timesteps and Buffalo Wings! Tap teaches time & rhythm, just like learning to play an instrument. Wonderful for children who want to perform in musical theatre! Ballet & Tap Shoes will be required.
Broadway Babies or Musical Theatre: Do you like to sing, dance and act? In this class we will do all three! Learn the basic techniques of acting for the stage, from voice projection, character development, blocking and scene creation. We will re-create scenes from one of your favorite musicals. A performance in costume for family and friends will be given on the last day of class!
Modern Lyrical Dance Classes:This is a form of creative dance. Techniques from ballet, modern dance and jazz dance will be taught. Through movement and music dancers will learn to develop confidence and poise. Dancers will explore expression through use of their body. Students will learn valuable dance terminology and upon completion of class will be ready to perform their own dances.
Theatre Rock: Do you like to sing, dance and act? In this class we will do all three! Learn the basic techniques of acting for the stage, from voice projection, character development, blocking and scene creation. Students will use their imagination to help create their own Musical Theatre play. A performance in costume for family and friends will be given on the last day of class!
Gymnastic Stars: Have fun with movement! Beginning gymnastics, basic tumbling skills as well as aerobic and strength building activities in the form of fun obstacle courses and games. Learn cartwheels, handstands, forward rolls, backwards rolls and more!
Funky Fashions: Do you like to dress in hippest, coolest, funky fashions? In this class we will make our own fashion apparel and accessories! Design your own t-shirts, hats, purses, beaded jewelry, jewelry boxes, headbands, and more! Then wear them…