Combo (2-4 program & 4-6 program)
This is your basic introductory class to dance for younger children. It is here that they will exercise motor skills, learn to promote creativity and increase physical strength. Spacial awareness, imagery, and movement skills will be taught allowing your child to better comprehend and understand dance.
Ballet (Prerequisite Class)
Class will consist on barre work, center, across the floor, comprehending vocabulary, melodic execution, and understanding correct placement and usage of ones own body.
Jazz (Recommended to take Ballet also)
A collaboration of jazz technique and stylistic dance. Class consists of warm- up, across the floor, combinations and choreography. Jazz with concentration on flexibility, strength, and musicality with aspects of jazz.
Musical Theatre (Recommended to take Jazz also)
In this class your child is introduced to theater performance through the utilization of a Broadway or movie musical song/dance incorporation. Watch and enjoy as your child transforms into a character!
Lyrical (Recommended to take Ballet also)
This all encompassing class uses balance, flexibility, and control to help enhance your child's self expression through the lyrics and feeling of music. Here they will also be exposed to performance based techniques.
Contemporary (Recommended to take Ballet also)
Contemporary dance is movement based class. By encorporating techniques from Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, and Hip Hop, your dancer will move freely and and differently with ease through space. Here they will also be exposed to additional performance and improvisational techniques.
Hip-Hop/All Boys Hip Hop
If your child is energetic, this class is for them. This high energy class will have them "poppin and lockin" in no time. Through the use of both classical and street techniques, this well-rounded class will enhance their overall dynamics. Should your dancer prefer the swag of an all boys group, we offer that too.
Through the course of dance, tumbling has become a valuable skill that enhances performance. basic gymnastics are taught in this class as dictated by your dancers skill level.
This class is where your dancer will increase their ability to use intricate footwork as a form of expression their personal comprehension of rhythmic sounds. Through the utilization of movement that will increase expsosure to warmup, across the floor and various combinations, you will see their confidence increase as they understadn the history of dance and tap choreography.
Gifted Artsits (Ages 6-18)
Everyone at East Coast Artists Dance Center is committed to creating an environment where every child is free to express themselves through the art of dance. This class is an all encompassing program that introduces your child to all forms of dance regardless of their physical or mental abilities. Beautifully adaptive techniques are utilized to bring out your child's inner dance. Watch and see the increase in your child's confidence as they are free to express themselves in a world where many say they can't. We say they can, and they will!