Class Descriptions and Attire

ballet shoes9

~ THE ACADEMY REQUIRES AN EMBROIDERED LEOTARD
FOR ALL BALLET/POINTE CLASSES PRIMARY LEVEL AND UP

~ OUR CUSTOM LEOTARD IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
TO ALL DANCERS STUDYING OTHER GENRES
SAMPLE SIZING WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE ACADEMY ON SHOE DAYS

~ PLEASE REMEMBER TO PUT YOUR CHILD’S NAME 
ON THE INSIDE OF ALL SHOES AND 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+)

ACTING:
All the world’s a stage! Young performers will explore the craft of acting through theatrical improvisation, pantomime, dialogue, monologue, stage direction, character development, theatrical terminology and beyond.

Primary – Moderate – Secondary – Intermediate – Intermediate/Advanced
Shoe: Capezio # EJ2 Jazz Oxford, Caramel
Attire: Loose fitting comfortable street clothes
Hair up and away from face and neck

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 Cobra Ballet Shoe #2033, pink
Attire: Black leotard or Academy leotard (purchase through Academy only),
pink tights, optional skirt, optional dance sweater
Hair up and away from face and neck

Boys
Shoe: Capezio Boys Ballet Shoe # 200, black
Attire: Black sweats or pants, black or white tee shirt

Primary – Moderate – Secondary – Intermediate – Intermediate/Advanced
Shoe: Capezio Cobra # 2033, pink
Attire: Academy leotard, pink tights, optional skirt, optional dance sweater
Hair up and away from face and neck

Boys
Shoe: Capezio Boys Ballet Shoe # 200, 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.
Hair up and away from face and neck

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

CREATIVE MOTION I (3 years):
This 45 minute class is the extension on 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
Hair up and away from face and neck

Boys
Shoe: Capezio Boys Ballet Shoe # 200, black
Attire: Black sweats or pants, black or white tee shirt

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
Capezio Jr. Tyette Tap Shoe # N625, caramel
Attire: Leotard or Academy leotard, tights
Hair up and away from face and neck

Boys
Shoe: Capezio Boys Ballet Shoe # 200, black
Capezio Boys Tap Shoe # 442, black
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
Shoe: Gia Mia Flash Style # GS4, black and silver
Attire: Leotard or Academy leotard, tights,
optional shorts or dance pants
Hair up and away from face and neck

Boys
Shoe: Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star High Tops in 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

Primary – Moderate – Secondary – Intermediate – Intermediate/Advanced
Shoe: Gia Mia Flash Style # GS4, black and silver
Attire: Black baggy sweats, relaxed fitting shirts or Academy leotard

Boys
Shoe: Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star High Tops in 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

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
Shoe: Capezio # EJ2 Jazz Oxford, Caramel
Attire: Leotard or Academy leotard, tights,
optional shorts or dance pants
Hair up and away from face and neck

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.
Hair up and away from face and neck

MINIS IN MOTION (2 1/2 Years):
This is a 30 minute class that introduces movement to our mini dancer. Using many different exciting dance activities and creative props, the young dancer will begin to develop balance, coordination and stretch. 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
Hair up and away from face and neck

Boys
Shoe: Capezio Boys Ballet Shoe # 200, 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
Shoe: Capezio # EJ2 Jazz Oxford, Caramel
Attire: Dance attire or loose fitting comfortable street clothes
Hair up and away from face and neck

Primary – Moderate – Secondary – Intermediate – Intermediate/Advanced
Shoe: Capezio # EJ2 Jazz Oxford, Caramel
Attire: Dance attire or loose fitting comfortable street clothes
Hair up and away from face and neck

POINTE:
This advanced form of dance is introduced to dancers whom have developed sufficient strength and has a solid understanding of the fundamentals of ballet technique. Students must take at least 2 ballet classes per week outside of pointe class. Students must be at least 11 years old with several years of ballet experience. Please keep in mind that it is upon approval of the Ballet teacher for dancers to add pointe to their curriculum.

Shoe: See Instructor
Attire: Academy leotard, black or pink tights, optional skirt
Hair up and away from face and neck

PRINCE & PRINCESS CAMP (SPECIAL EVENT ONLY):
Once upon a time, in a far away magical land, princesses and princes from near and far came together to sing, dance and create fun memories! Your enchanting little dancer should come dressed as his/her favorite princess, fairy, prince or superhero. At the end of our enchanted adventure, we will have a mini dance ready for our audience to see!

Ages: 2.5 - 6 Years Old (See Event Details)
Shoe: (Available for Purchase at Academy Store)
 - Princesses: Pink Ballet shoe
 - Princes: Black Ballet shoe
Attire: Students come dressed as their favorite Princess, Fairy, Prince or Superhero
Hair: Up and away from face and neck

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 Jr. Tyette # N625, caramel
Attire: Leotard or Academy leotard, tights,
optional skirt, shorts or dance pants
Hair up and away from face and neck

Boys
Shoe: Capezio Boys Tap 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
Hair up and away from face and neck

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

Teens: Beginner – Intermediate – Intermediate/Advanced
Shoe: Capezio # CG17, black
Attire: Comfortable clothing that you can move in,
dance attire or Academy leotard
Hair up and away from face and neck

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

TAP YOUR BOOTIE OFF!
An exhilarating workout! Wear your favorite tap 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 excelling your heart rate concluding with a cool down. Class is 1 hour and you feel leaving refreshed!

ZUMBA:
Dance fitness classes that are fun, energetic, and make you feel amazing.
Perfect for everybody and every body!
Each Zumba class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on.

How It Works:
We take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party.  Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba Fitness Classes are often called exercise in disguise.  Super effective?  Check.  Super fun?  Check and check.  

Benefits:
A total workout, combining all elements of fitness - cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class!

Infinite Motion

Photo Galleries