Ballet – Ballet is the base of all dance. Through ballet you will achieve more strength and flexibility and a more improved state of posture and body alignment. Through your Ballet you will also gain infinite grace. It will help give you greater confidence in your movements for all other styles of dance including most importantly your ballet technique and will further develop your much needed core strength that enables you to move with ease.
Jazz – Maintaining a connection to the history of jazz dance, CDI’s style of jazz places strong emphasis on rhythm, a grounded style and natural jazz feel. Draw from basic dance techniques and skills within the jazz context.
Tap – Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by a tapping sound created from attaching metal plates to both the ball and heel of a dance shoe. When tapped against a hard surface these metal plates create a percussive sound in which the dancer becomes a musician.
Modern – Based on the body’s response to gravity, modern uses the torso and head to guide movement. Basic principles of fall/rebound are explored in seated, standing and travelling work. Personal style and freedom to explore dynamic range are strongly encouraged.
Contemporary – A unique mix of energy and creativity advances the dance art form and fuels the dance world, connecting people to the exhilarating possibilities that dance offers! This class, a fusion of modern, jazz, and ballet, emphasizes artistry and musicality, while it challenges the dancer to move in new, unconventional ways. Designed for intermediate students, previous experience with jazz and/or modern dance is helpful.
Pre Ballet/Creative Movement – An intro class that will focus on rhythm, co-ordination and imaginative movements. Nurturing a child through the love of dance and expression of our bodies. This class also develops vital motor skills needed for success in any dance style, while also introducing them to techniques needed in future ballet classes.
Lyrical – Lyrical is a fusion of ballet and jazz dance techniques. A lyrical dancer’s movements attempt to show the meaning of the music. Lyrical is very passionate. Movements in lyrical dance are characterized by their fluidity and grace, thus ballet is essential for the dancer.
Musical Theatre – Musical Theatre combines acting, music, singing and dance to communicate the story and emotional content of the song.
Hip-Hop – Using funk and popular dance music, this class explores a fusion of jazz, hip hop and popular dance with a funk groove. Guaranteed to make you sweat, certain to groove you up!!
Adult Classes (Latin, Ballet, Contemporary/Jazz)
Recreational & Competitive