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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS & ATTIRE 

ACADEMY CURRICULUM BREAKDOWN:

Minis in Motion: Age 2 ½
Creative Motion I: Age 3
Creative Motion II: Age 4
Youth: Ages 5-6
Primary: Ages 7-8
Moderate: Ages 9-10
Secondary: Ages 11-12
Intermediate: Ages Teen (13+)
Intermediate/Advanced: Ages Teen Advanced Level (13+)


DRESS CODE REMINDERS:

Students are expected to follow our dress code. It is imperative all students come to class prepared.

Please put your child’s name on the inside of all shoes and attire.

Hair should be up and away from face and neck.


CLASS DESCRIPTIONS & REQUIRED ATTIRE:

MINIS IN MOTION (2 1/2 Years):

This is a 30 minute class that introduces movement to our mini dancers. Using many different exciting dance activities and creative props, the young dancer will begin to develop balance, coordination and strength. Through creative imagery and movement, a pre-ballet foundation begins. Fine and gross motor skills will soon develop in this energetic class! The class will also teach the value of taking turns and working together in preparation for Creative Motion I.

Shoe: Capezio Daisy Ballet Shoe #205, Pink
Attire: Leotard or Academy leotard, tights & Pre-School Prop Bag

Boys
Shoe: Capezio Boys Ballet Shoe #205, Black
Attire: Black sweats or pants, black or white tee shirt & Pre-School Prop Bag


CREATIVE MOTION I (3 Years):

This 45 minute class is the extension of Minis in Motion. Using imagery, song and movement and props, dancers continue to explore motion and pre-ballet in a wonderfully creative way! Confidence will begin to soar as large and fine motor skills develop in a positive, healthy, educational and fun atmosphere.

Shoe: Capezio Daisy Ballet Shoe #205, Pink
Attire: Leotard or Academy leotard, tights & Pre-school Prop Bag

Boys
Shoe: Capezio Boys Ballet Shoe # 205, Black
Attire: Black sweats or pants, black or white tee shirt & Pre-school Prop Bag


CREATIVE MOTION II (4 Years):

This 1 hour class is the extension of Creative Motion 1. We continue to develop and strengthen large motor skills while adding some more pre-ballet exercises. Dancers get introduced to the ballet barre as well as pre-tap. Still exploring imagery, song, dance and the use of props, we begin to see confidence soar and movement skills evolve! Both tap and ballet shoes are needed for this class.

Shoe: Capezio Daisy Ballet Shoe #205, Pink
Shoe: Capezio Shuffle Tap Shoe #356C, Caramel

Attire: Leotard or Academy leotard, tights & Pre-school Prop Bag

Boys
Shoe: Capezio Boys Ballet #205, Black
Shoe: 
Capezio Boys Tic Tap Toe Shoe #443, Black
Attire: Black sweats or pants, black or white tee shirt & Pre-school Prop Bag


BALLET:

Infinite Motion Performing Arts Academy classical ballet program focuses on training students with the correct technique, while learning terminology and musical phrasing. We encourage each dancer to work from their own natural facility while developing correct alignment of the body, building strength and flexibility giving both the beginner and pre-professional dancer a strong foundation in classical ballet.

Youth
Shoe: Capezio Juliet Ballet Shoe #2027, Pink
Attire: Leotard or Academy leotard, pink tights, optional skirt, optional dance sweater

Primary – Moderate – Secondary – Intermediate – Intermediate/Advanced
Shoe: Capezio Juliet Ballet Shoe #2027, Pink
Attire: Required Academy leotard (purchase through Academy only), pink tights, optional skirt, optional dance sweater

Boys
Shoe: Capezio Boys Ballet Shoe #2027D, Black
Attire: Black sweats or pants, black or white tee shirt


CONTEMPORARY:

Infinite Motion’s Contemporary style is lyrical based with modern elements. Contemporary movement is faster than ballet but slower than jazz. Dancers learn to interpret music and lyrics and begin communicating emotion through motion. It is highly encouraged that dancers studying contemporary also enroll in a ballet class.

Primary – Moderate – Secondary – Intermediate – Intermediate/Advanced
Shoe: BAREFOOT
Attire: Form fitted dance attire – ie: leotard or Academy leotard, tank top, bootie shorts with tights, dance pants, etc.

Boys
Shoe: BAREFOOT
Attire: Black sweats or pants, black or white tee shirt


HIP HOP:

Hip Hop is becoming one of the most popular forms of dance. While using age appropriate music, dancers begin to learn the urban cultural style that provides a funkier edge to the basic styles of this genre.

Youth – Primary – Moderate – Secondary – Intermediate – Intermediate/Advanced
Shoe: Balera Sequin High Top, Gun Metal
Attire: Black sweats or leggings, relaxed fitting shirts or any Academy apparel

Boys
Shoe: Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star High Tops, Black Canvas
Available in Toddler thru Men's sizes. Style number varies depending on size.
Attire: Black sweats or pants, black or white tee shirt or any Academy Store Boys apparel


JAZZ:

From contemporary techniques to traditional styles, students will learn floor combinations, leaps and floor progressions. While using the latest age appropriate music, dancers will begin to develop style and flare that Jazz is so popularly known for. We encourage students to add ballet to their curriculum while studying Jazz as it will enhance their Jazz training.

Youth – Primary – Moderate – Secondary – Intermediate – Intermediate/Advanced
Shoe: Capezio #EJ2 Jazz Oxford, Caramel
Attire: Form fitted dance attire – ie: leotard or Academy leotard,
tank top bootie shorts with tights, dance pants, etc.

Boys
Shoe: Capezio #EJ2 Jazz Oxford, Black
Attire: Black sweats or pants, black or white tee shirt


MUSICAL BROADWAY:

It is all about the Broadway lights! This triple threat program is a collaboration of voice, theatre and movement for actors. Students will be taught the discipline of theatre, auditioning techniques, basic movement for the stage plus script memorization, stage direction and projection.

Youth – Primary – Moderate – Secondary – Intermediate – Intermediate/Advanced
Shoe: Capezio #EJ2 Jazz Oxford, Caramel
Attire: Dance attire or loose fitting comfortable street clothes

Boys
Shoe: Capezio #EJ2 Jazz Oxford, Black

Attire: Black sweats or pants, black or white tee shirt


SING THE TOP 40!:

Come and sing your favorite top 40 hits and more!  A fun class designed for students who want to learn how to sing like the stars, both solo and as a group.  Learn microphone technique, stage presence and how to work with background vocals.

Youth – Primary – Moderate – Secondary – Intermediate – Intermediate/Advanced
Shoe: Capezio #EJ2 Jazz Oxford, Caramel
Attire: Dance attire or loose fitting comfortable street clothes

Boys
Shoe: Capezio #EJ2 Jazz Oxford, Black

Attire: Black sweats or pants, black or white tee shirt


TAP:

From Broadway to Hoofing, students create and re-define the rhythm of tap dancing. Emphasis on rhythm and coordination will be taught through basic steps, interesting and level appropriate combinations. Students will begin to develop a sense of musicality as well as learn the fundamentals of executing specific tap steps and sounds.

Youth
Shoe: Capezio Shuffle Tap #356C, Caramel
Attire: Leotard or Academy leotard, tights,
optional skirt, shorts or dance pants

Youth Boys
Shoe: Capezio Boys Tic Tap Toe Shoe #443, Black
Attire: Black pants, black or white tee shirt

Primary – Moderate – Secondary
Shoe: Capezio Fluid #CG17, Caramel
Attire: Comfortable clothing that you can move in,
dance attire or Academy leotard

Teens: Beginner – Intermediate – Intermediate/Advanced
Shoe: Capezio #CG17, Black
Attire: Comfortable clothing that you can move in,
dance attire or Academy leotard

Boys
Shoe: Capezio #CG17, Black
Attire: Black pants, black or white tee shirt


THEATRE DANCE:

Dance to Broadway Hits!! Theatre Dance is a jazz-based class filled with Broadway style dancing and music. Classes incorporate the style of dance one would typically see on a Broadway stage. This form of dancing emphasizes learning performance skills such as connecting with the audience and facial expressions.

Youth – Primary – Moderate – Secondary – Intermediate – Intermediate/Advanced
Shoe: Balera #B110 (1.5" heel) Character Shoe, Caramel
Attire: Dance attire or loose fitting comfortable street clothes

Boys
Shoe: Capezio #EJ2 Jazz Oxford, Black

Attire: Black sweats or pants, black or white tee shirt


TAP YOUR BOOTIE OFF:

An exhilarating workout! Wear your favorite tap shoes or hard soled shoes and hoof along to upbeat routines and awesome music. Music styles range from top 40, swing, oldies and show tunes. Join us for “special edition” classes featuring specific decades of music!

Each class will consist of tap routines with basic steps that repeat. Good for beginners through advanced tap dancers. The routines are choreographed to the rhythm of the music. Combinations start off slow, increasing to a faster beat causing your heart-rate to accelerate, concluding with a cool down. Class is 1 hour and you leave feeling refreshed!

Wear workout clothes, tap shoes or sneakers with a smooth bottom.