Studio D 2016-17 Classes - General guidelines for classes by age/grade level/skill

Classes for our youngest dancers
Ballet/Tap- age 4-6
Pre Ballet/Tap- age 4-5
Creative Movement- age 3-5

Ballet Classes
Ballet 1- grades K-2
Ballet 2- grades 3-5
Ballet 2/3- grades 5-7
In order to take the Core Ballet Classes, Dancers must be taking Ballet Class at least twice a week.
Ballet 3 (Core)- grades 6-8
Ballet 3/4 (Core)- grades 6-12
Ballet 4/5 (Core)- grades 8-12
Ballet 5a (Core) by invitation-Grade 9+
Ballet 5b (Core)- grades 9+- by invitation

Supplemental Ballet Classes
Teen Ballet – grades 6-12

Pointe Classes
Pointe 1 Class- Dancers who are in their first 2 years of Pointe
Pointe 2 Class- For more experienced Pointe Dancers (Ballet 5)
Pointe 3 class- By Invitation
Pre Pointe- Exercises to strengthen a dancer a year before going onto Pointe.

Modern and Contemporary Dance Classes
Modern 5- grades 9+ -by invitation / Ballet required/ D-tour Dance Co.
Modern 4- grades 7-10 by invitation/ Ballet required/ D-tour Dance Co.
Modern 3 – grades 5-8 by invitation/Ballet required/ D-tour Jr. Co
Teen Modern/Contemporary- grades 6-12
Modern/Tumble 2 (Grades 2-4) or Modern 2
Modern 1 -grade 1-3
Modern/Tumble K-3
Contemporary 4- grades 7+ for Modern/Ballet levels 4/5 by invitation
Contemporary 5- grades 9+ for Modern/Ballet levels 5
Acro 3- Combination- Grade 5-10 and skill requirement
Jazz/Modern- grades 7+- explores various Jazz & Modern techniques.

Gymnastics/Acrobatics Classes
Gymnastics 3- skill requirements- front/back walkovers
Gymnastics 2- skill requirements- one handed cartwheel/round off/ back bend from standing

Choreography Classes
Choreography 1 (Grades 4-7)
Choreography 2 (Grade 6+)

Pilates/Yoga Classes
Pilates Mat and Stretch Class- all ages- adults welcome
Acro-Yoga and Partnering Class- all ages- (younger than 4th grade not recommended)

Jazz and Hip Hop Classes
Jazz 5 – Grades 9+ by invitation- Ballet requirement
Jazz 4 – Grades 6-12- Ballet requirement
Jazz 3 – Grades 5-7
Jazz 2- Grades 3-5
Jazz 1- Grades 2-4
Jazz/Hip Hop – Grades 1-3
Jazz/Funk- Grades 3 -5
Teen Jazz- Grades 7 and up
Hip Hop 1- Grades 3-6
Hip Hop 2- Grade 5-8
Hip Hop 3/4 Teen- by invitation

Street Dance Classes
Street Dance- 1- grades 1-5
Street Dance- 2- by invitation- grades 5-12
Street 3 – by invitation grades 8+

Tap Classes
Tap 1
Tap 2 – students have had a year of Tap class or Grade 4+
Tap 3- by skill
Tap 4- by skill