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Dance Classes

Deborah MacKay School of Dance helps your child develop confidence, self-esteem, discipline and the skills necessary for all types of dance in a friendly, structured, environment.  Our curriculum consists of: pre-school, combination classes, ballet, pre-pointe, pointe, lyrical,  jazz, tap,contemporary ( if inter or advanced) and hip hop. For adults we offer barre fitness, ballet, tap and sometimes jazz, held  in 6 week sessions.  In 6 week sessions we  also offer, Creative movement for 2 1/2 to 4 year olds,Yoga for kids, Mommy and me yoga classes.

SUMMER 2018

BARRE CLASSES

Tuesday and Thursday   9:30-10:30 a.m.

Session 1    June 5-July 12         no class week of July 2
Session 2    July 16-August 17

Bring a mat, and hand weights. 

Cost: one class per week; if your child is enrolled in the studio              $50.00
         
one class per week; if your child is not enrolled in the studio        $60.00

           two classes per week; if your child is enrolled in the studio          $90.00
           two classes per week; if your child is not enrolled in the studio   $110.00 

           Walk in single classes                                                                        $15.00 per class

To register: contact the studio through e mail, phone, or just show up for class! 

Childcare available at the studio, age 3 and up, $2.50 per child beginning June 19.  To ensure we have staff  available, please let us know 24 hours in advance, in an e mail, that you will need childcare.

   For all other summer classes, please go to home page and then to summer classes tab 

       

 

 

2017-2018 Season

Creative Movement 2 1/2 to 4 years  

A fun, active class. Every week features a child friendly theme such as paw patrol, trolls, the zoo, dinosaurs and dragons, Winnie the Pooh and many more. Explore movement and rhythms with  fun music, props, games, books. We will build confidence, learn how to follow directions, have fun and make new friends!  6 week sessions. $60.00 
Attire: comfortable clothes, leggings, t shirt, socks.

Year round classes: see tuition page for pricing, descriptions below

Pre-School Ballet-Tap-Creative movement 3 to 4 years
Thursday 4:30-5:30

Saturday 9:30-10:30 One opening left

Combo 1 Ballet&Tap 5-6 years
Tuesday 5:30-6:30  FULL
Wednesday 5:00-6:00

Combo 2 Ballet and Tap 6-7 years
Tuesday 4:30-5:30 FULL 
Wednesday 6:00-7:00

Combo 3  Ballet~Tap~Jazz 7-8 years
Thursday 5:30-7:00

Barre Fitness
Monday mornings 9:30-10:30  
Session 1 September 11-October 23  no class Monday October 9
$60.00 if your child is registered in the studio $65.00 otherwise
no registration fee for short sessions

Wednesday evenings  6:00-7:0
Session 1 September 20-October 25
$60.00 if your child is registered in the studio $65.00 otherwise
no registration fee for short sessions

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Saturday

 

Creative Movement

Age Requirement: 2 1/2 - 4 years
Class Length: 1 hour
Description:A fun, active class. Every week features a child friendly theme such as paw patrol, the zoo, dinosaurs and dragons, Winnie the Pooh and many more. Explore movement and rhythms with music, props, games, books. We learn our right from left, how to follow directions and make new friends! No performance. 6 week sessions. Tuesdays 9:45-10:45. 

Pre-Dance

Age Requirement: 3-3 1/2 years
Class Length: 45 minutes
Description:   A 45 minute class with lots of variety.  Pre-ballet and creative movement and rhythms. Each class has a theme, heavy and light, loud and soft, etc. We learn as we are characters, have props and use our imagination. Parents will be asked to stay  for the duration of the class. Class must meet a minimum.
Done in 6 week sessions. No participation in year end show.  

Pre-School

Age Requirement: Age 3 1/2- 4 by end of December
Other Requirements:None
Class Length: 45 minutes
Description:  Creative movement, pre-ballet, tap. Students will learn through play and games along with traditional lessons. We will skip, hop, galop and march. We will be animals stretching and developing our muscles, fairy tale princesses learning to walk and run, musicians with tambourines and moroccas. We will do very basic acrobatic work and make a lot of rhythms with our tap shoes and rhythm sticks. This class does participate in our year end show. Thursday 4:30-5:15  and Saturday 9:30-10:15. Choose one.

Combination Classes  levels 1 2 and 3

Age Requirement: 5 - 7
Other Requirements: None
Class Length: 1 Hour
Description: This class consists of 30 minutes each of ballet and tap. Combo 3 consists of 30 min each ballet tap and intro to jazz.

Pre-Pointe

Age Requirement: Not before age 10
Other Requirements: 1-2ballet classes per week
Class Length: 1 Hour
Description: When the teacher determines a student has the physical structure, ability and strength to begin pointe, this can be added as a preparation for pointe work.

Pointe

Age Requirement: -
Other Requirements: 2 ballet classes per week in addition to pointe
Class Length: 1 Hour
Description: this is a third ballet class per week.

Lyrical

Age Requirement: pre-lyrical (no dance) is offered in level 3, a lyrical dance is offered level 4
Other Requirements: 1 Ballet class
Class Length:varies
Description: A fluid, expressive form of jazz .

Jazz

Age Requirement: Age 8 and up
Other Requirements: 1 Ballet class  there are jazz classes for age 10 and up that do not require ballet
Class Length: 45 minutes ( beginning) to 1 Hour
Description: a traditional, theatre based style.

Tap

Age Requirement: Age 8 and up
Other Requirements: 
Class Length: 45 minutes beginners:  one hour when students enter level 2
Description: Rhythmic sounds and patterns are created.

Hip Hop

Age Requirement: Usually age 10 and up
Other Requirements:  jazz is recommended prior or along with this class
Class Length:45 minutes to an hour 
Description: This is not always a separate class. We incorporate it into their regular jazz class at younger levels.

Teen Classes ( 13 and up)

Other Requirements: none
Class Length: 45 minutes to an hour 
Description:  For those students that would like to experience dance on a smaller scale.  

Barre Fitness:

Requirements: hand weights, mat
Class Length: one hour
Description: a combination of exercises derived from ballet, yoga and pilates.  The barre is used as a                                prop for balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training.   
                 
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