Saturday Classes at The Dance Camp!
Saturday 2:30pm Jazz 2.0 (ages 9-11)
Identifying and Matching isolated movements to music serves the purpose of body awareness in a creative space that encourages kids to playfully mix the familiar ideas with the new ideas. They're taught how movement displays different emotions and messages while growing in a sense of group development.
Saturday 1:30 tap - The Bojangles Click (ages 9-11)
Crazy combinations, and more advanced tap steps can be seen in this group. Making distinctions of different classic tap dance steps/phrases and applying several dance elements while manipulating their feet to produce clear sounds individually and in unison is important at this age. You'll watch their personalities become visible as they develop their performance skills through improv and stronger class
Saturday 12:30pm - Jazz Mini's (ages 7-9)
Welcome to the party where physical education meets rhythm!
Jazz dance at this age brings social interaction with the outrageous energy that kids have. They kick, jump, split and turn to music they love in this class and develop the foundation they need to become longterm dancers in any environment. Locomotor patterns of body parts, and excercises of flexibility that help them as they learn movement variations, improvisational skills that can be used in any dance class!
Saturday 10 am tap - The Bluebirds (ages 5/6)
Saturday mornings begin with this bunch and we put those tap shoes to work! The classroom is their space to share, identify, replicate and learning the language of tap dance and use the space to nurture the creative play that every young child explores as a method of their own individual capabilities. Children at this age learn to identify and use performing phrases, and incorporate specific body parts and directional changes to prepare for public performances!
Saturday 11am tap - The Peppermint Party! (ages 7-9)
This age group is ready to make their creative space come alive through the rhythmic sounds they create with their feet! Learning universal tap steps like time steps, maxi fords, and drawbacks are key in their development of a dance genre that entertains audiences of all ages!