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Classes

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Programs for Ages 1 to 6

Programs for Ages 1 to 6

Tumble Bugs

Ages 18-36 months

Spend some quality “together time” with your little one. Parents and children will explore the apparatus under the guidance of our coaches and will progress at a pace that is as individual as your child!

Tumble Weeds

Ages 3-4 years old

This class is for the child who’s ready to participate on their own. During this class, your child will learn cartwheels, rolls, simple vaults, hopping, jumping, landing, leaping, balancing and more!

Tumble Tykes

Ages 5-6 years old

In this class, children work on spatial awareness, listening skills, and the form and technique needed to conquer more difficult movement. Cartwheels, round-offs, front head rolls, handstands, vault, bars and beam are explored.

Baby Ballerinas

Ages 2-3 years old

This is a fun and frolicking class for our youngest darlings. Children will participate in dance and creative exploration in an inspiring and safe environment. Through games, instruments, props, movement and music, children will expand their creativity and release their energy with positive stimulation.

Creative Movement & Rhythm

Ages 3-4 years old

In this class, our little dancers’ dreams of becoming a beautiful ballerina or a handsome prince will come to life. From the first plié, to the final curtain call, our dancers will not only learn the basics of ballet and tap, they will also come to appreciate the joy that comes from dancing!

Ballet & Tap Basics

Ages 5-6 years old

As our young dancers grow more confident, they are taught more structured movements, including proper stretching techniques, positions of the feet and arms, locomotor skills, and simple jumps. Our students are encouraged to respect the classroom, their fellow dancers, and the art of dance!

Dance Foundations

Ages 6-8 years old

Dancers will adapt to more hours at the studio with discipline and focus. Mature dance concepts are developed, such as arm movements, proper posture, articulation of the feet as well as more complex patterns of movement.

Kreative Kidz Hip Hop

Ages 5-8 years old

This high-energy class will be the highlight of your child’s week. Showing off to popular, yet age appropriate tunes and expressing themselves in a fun-filled and encouraging environment will make dancers forget that they are learning!

Tumbling for Dancers

Ages 5-8 years old

The girl who can flip gets the part! Perfect for dancers and cheerleaders, this class is designed to teach tumbling skills that may be used in choreography. This is a non-performing class, but mastered skills may be highlighted.

Programs for Ages 7 to 11

Programs for Ages 7 to 11

Gymnastics Level 1

Ages 7-13 with instructor’s approval

This in an introductory program of gymnastics and tumbling. Flexibility, strength and technique are emphasized. Skills include handstands, cartwheels, round-offs, walk-overs and other basic moves on the floor, beam, bars and vault.

Gymnastics Level 2

Ages 7-13 with instructor’s approval

In this class, gymnasts will incorporate power into their movements to further perfect their technique. Front and back handsprings, cartwheels and handstands on the beam, and higher level vault and bar skills will be developed.

Gymnastics Level 3 to 6

Ages 7-13 with instructor’s approval

In this intermediate level class, our most skilled gymnasts will incorporate power into their movements to further perfect their technique. Front and back handsprings on the floor, cartwheels and handstands on the beam, and higher level vault and bar skills will be developed.

Hot Shots

Ages 7-13 with instructor’s approval

Our acrobatic performance group, the Hot Shots, consists of our top gymnasts. These students are featured in performances in the community as well as in professional venues with EMC dancers. Participants are hand selected by the Discovery Gym Director.

Tumbling for Dancers

Ages 7-11 years old

The girl who can flip gets the part! Perfect for dancers and cheerleaders, this class is designed to teach tumbling skills that may be used to make choreography more exciting. This is a non-performing class, however mastered skills will likely be featured in upcoming performances.

THEATER ARTS 1

Ages 7-11 years old

Black Box classes help your child gain acting and performing skills in a fun, positive,and quick paced environment. The program teaches the skills necessary for students to audition successfully, master any role, and perform with proficiency.

Dance Foundations

Ages 6-8 years old

At this level, dancers will adapt to the increased hours spent in the studio with discipline and focus. More mature dance concepts are developed, such as port de bras (arm movements), proper posture, articulation of the feet as well as more complex patterns of movement.

Boyz Club

Ages 7-11 years old

Does your son use your sofa as a trampoline and steal the spotlight at family gatherings? This recreational dance program combines athleticism with Hip Hop technique, while providing a fun and safe environment for socialization, growth and team building.

Broadway Theater Dance

Ages 7-11 with instructor’s approval

Are you a Triple Threat? Do you sing show tunes in the car? Hoping to get a better role in the school musical? Well then this class is for you! Participants must be willing to dance and act. Singing is a plus but not required.

Contemporary

Ages 7-11 with instructor’s approval

Contemporary dance combines elements of modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dance stresses versatility and improvisation.

Daddy/Daughter Class

Ages 7-11 years old with instructor’s approval

A most memorable experience for dads whose daughters love to dance, this class culminates in an unforgettable performance on a professional stage.

Hip Hop

Ages 7-11 years old

In this class, shy children will be encouraged to come out of their shell in a supportive setting and outgoing dancers will be given the structure in which they can express themselves while developing stage presence.

Dance Technique Package

At EMC, we deliver a complete dance education to students who desire a comprehensive and well-rounded training. Ours is the premier dance program in the area and we present twice annual concerts at a professional venue.

Private Music Lessons

Your child’s musical journey starts with a 30 minute weekly private lesson with a professional music instructor or a student teacher. Add to that Music Master Classes in a variety of styles, a semi-formal recital in March, an informal recital in the summer, opportunities to perform in the community and you will be amazed at how your child develops into a fine young musician.

Classes for Ages 12 to 18

Classes for Ages 12 to 18

Hot Shots

Ages 7-13 with instructor’s approval

The Hot Shots acrobatic performance group consists of our top gymnasts. These students will be featured in public performances in the community as well as in professional venues with EMC dancers. Participants are hand selected by the Discovery Gym Director.

Gymnastics Level 2

Ages 7-13 with instructor’s approval

In this intermediate level class, our most skilled gymnasts will incorporate power into their movements to further perfect their technique. Front and back handsprings on the floor, cartwheels and handstands on the beam, and higher level vault and bar skills will be developed.

Gymnastics Level 3 to 6

Ages 7-13 with instructor’s approval

In this intermediate level class, our most skilled gymnasts will incorporate power into their movements to further perfect their technique. Front and back handsprings on the floor, cartwheels and handstands on the beam, and higher level vault and bar skills will be developed.

THEATER ARTS 2

Ages 12-18 years old

Black Box classes help your child gain acting and performing skills in a fun, positive, and quick paced environment. The program teaches the skills necessary for students to audition successfully, master any role, and perform with proficiency.

Tumbling for Dancers

Ages 12-18 with instructor’s approval

The girl who can flip gets the part! Perfect for dancers and cheerleaders, thisclass is designed to teach tumbling skills that may be used to make choreography more exciting. This is a non-performing class, however mastered skills will likely be featured in upcoming performances.

Adagio Partnering

Ages 12-18 with instructor’s approval

A most memorable experience for dads whose daughters love to dance, this class brings the two together in bi-weekly rehearsals and culminates in an unforgettable performance on a professional stage. Dads should be able to lift their daughters above their heads.

Hip Hop

Ages 12-18

In this class, shy children will be encouraged to come out of their shell in a supportive setting and outgoing dancers will be given the structure in which they can express themselves while developing stage presence.

Broadway Theater Dance

Ages 12-18

Are you a Triple Threat? Hoping to get a better role in the school musical? Well then this class is for you! Participants must be willing to dance and act. Singing is a plus but not required.

Contemporary

Ages 12-18 with instructor’s approval

Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dance stresses versatility and improvisation, unlike the strict, structured nature of ballet.

Pointe

Ages 12-18 with instructor’s approval

Dancers must have undergone testing from the Ballet Director in order to receive permission and placement recommendations for any and all pointe classes. We take your child’s physical well-being very seriously and we will never put a dancer en pointe prematurely without the proper screening.

Dance Technique Package

At EMC, we deliver a complete dance education to students who desire a comprehensive and well-rounded training. Ours is the premier dance program in the area and we present twice annual concerts at a professional venue.

Private Music Lessons

Your child’s musical journey starts with a 30 minute weekly private lesson with a professional music instructor or a student teacher. Add to that Music Master Classes in a variety of styles, a semi-formal recital in March, an informal recital in the summer, opportunities to perform in the community and you will be amazed at how your child develops into a fine young musician.

Music Ensembles

Nothing will make a young or aspiring music lover grow faster than playing in a band setting. Band members learn important life lessons like team building, goal setting and problem-solving. There is no better confidence builder than playing live in front of a crowd. When ready, we will coordinate an ensemble to take your child to the next level!

Classes for Adults

Classes for Adults

Adult Tap

Put those tap shoes to good use while getting a little exercise and a having a lot of fun. Adult tappers will have the option to perform with their daughter in the Spring Concert at the Pullo Center. Rehearsals for the Mother/Daughter Tap will be held on Free Form Fridays in the spring and will be offered at no charge to those enrolled in Adult Tap. There’s no Performance Fee if your daughter is in a package, and no official costume to buy. New students welcome. Having a daughter in our program is not required.

Adult Modern / Jazz

Looking for a creative outlet to express yourself through dance? This class will focus on basic modern and jazz concepts that will help improve your strength, flexibility, coordination and alignment. This is a non-performing class.

Adult Ballet

Spend some time on YOU this year, moms. This is a non-performing class that’s all about getting your body flexible and strong, while enjoying beautiful music and the company of other EMC moms. Start the week off right in this low-pressure yet rigorous class. No, you don’t have to wear a leotard and tights. Yoga pants, a snug top, ballet slippers and hair pulled out of your face will do.

Adult Hip Hop / Fit

Do you need to get healthy but hate going to the gym? Hip Hop Fit classes can be a fun alternative to running on the treadmill! This class will focus on basic modern and jazz concepts that will help improve your strength, flexibility, coordination and alignment. This is a non-performing class.