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Class Descriptions

Boys Dance

Dance isn't just for girls!

Mini Movers (16 months - 2 years)

Classes for parent and toddler. These classes are designed to give young children a chance to experience dance, the joy of music, and creative movement in a fun & loving atmosphere.

Tiny Tots (Ages 2-3)

This combination class introduces Ballet and Tumbling using imaginary and creative methods. Classes are based on teaching physical awareness, balance, creative expression, learning readiness, rhythm, and dance etiquette. All are a foundation for learning.

Creative (Ages 3-4)

Each class blends basic dance skills, creativity, coordination, musicality and rhythm.

Kinder (Ages 4-5)

These classes give the kids the chance to experience a few styles of dance. A gentle but more structured curriculum is implemented at this level, as your child becomes ready for more traditional training.

Mini's (5-6)

The dancer will learn the basics of each technique as well as developing coordination and gross motor skills.

Ballet

The basic foundation of all dance forms, it teaches proper placement, carriage, grace and poise. Ballet is highly recommended as a compliment to other classes because the terminology and placement learned in Ballet quickens advancement in other classes.

Pointe

Advanced ballet classes by invitation only.

Tap

Tap class combines dance with rhythmic foot patterns. Students learn coordination of feet and musical rhythms in a way that is both challenging and fun.

Jazz

Teaches students contemporary styles of movement. The exercises in Jazz teach and develop the ability to move, isolate and control parts of the body. Jazz is an exciting form of dance and follows the rhythmic beat of the music.

Broadway Jazz

Style of Jazz that takes on more of a theater dance style. Good for dancers of all levels. This class requires a character style shoe. This is a fun class with the use of props based on broadway theater dance.

Hip Hop

This high-energy dance class is enjoyed by both boys and girls who want to learn the latest urban dance steps that are influenced by some of today’s hottest video choreographers presented in an age appropriate manner. Elements include proper conditioning and warm-up, individualized dance steps and full-bodied combinations.

Contemporary

In contemporary dance classes, students learn to use their bodies in a variety of ways, and they focus on breathing, posture, and emotional state to establish a mind-body connection. Students may learn choreographed works, or they may be encouraged to improvise dance pieces.

Lyrical

Lyrical dance is very similar to ballet, combining the many technical elements of classical ballet with the freedom, fluidity, expressiveness and airier aspects of jazz, contemporary and modern dance.

Acrobatics / Gym Program

Acrobatic Dance is the beautiful fusion of classic dance technique and the precision and athleticism of acrobatic elements. Often defined by unique choreography, Acro dancers seamlessly blend musicality, emotional expression, lines and extension with acrobatic movements in a dance context.

Private Lessons

Our faculty members at LHQ are available for private lessons. Private instruction is a perfect way to get the one-on-one attention needed to pick up what was missed and stay on track.

Master Classes

LHQ Dancers may be presented with opportunities to take classes from professional choreographers or performers at the studio. They can occur at a convention, at your own studio, competition or after a performance. A master class is a wonderful opportunity for dancers to learn from master teachers around the country.

Intensive Classes

The Intensive Dancer program is a privilege that dancers and their parents must appreciate and respect. Participation in the program is restricted to dancers who are ready to make achieving their personal best a priority.

Giggle Toes

Giggle Toes class is for a child to participate in with a parent/caregiver. This class is designed for the parent/caregiver to work with their 0 til crawling age child to enhance their motor skills and strengthen their muscles.

Crawling Cuties

Crawling Cuties class is for a child to participate in with a parent/caregiver. This class is designed for the parent/caregiver to work with their crawling til walking age child.