STYLES OF DANCE

We Teach Students Ages 4 to Adults!

TAP

Our studio is known across the nation for our tap skills! Tap dance teaches students rhythm & beat, while also being a ton of fun! Students at our studio begin in a tap & acrobatics combination class. We also offer beginning and intermediate tap classes for adults!

Barbara's School of Dance Tap

ACROBATICS

Acrobatics focuses on strength, flexibility, and technique. Students enjoy learning to tumble while also becoming stronger! To start, skills like cartwheels and backbends are taught. Students at our studio begin in a tap & acrobatics combination class. 

Barbara's School of Dance Acro

JAZZ

Our jazz classes build on technique & performance skills to bring your students' dancing to the next level! Soon you will see them leaping & turning across the floor! Jazz is taught starting in 2nd Grade, & students must also take combo class.

Barbara's School of Dance Jazz

BALLET

Technique learned in ballet class will support your student in ALL other dance styles! Ballet focuses on building strength & control. You will be amazed at how it transforms your dancer. Ballet is taught starting in 2nd Grade, and students must also take combo class.

Barbara's School of Dance Ballet

HIP-HOP

Hip-Hop is fun, energetic, & current! While students rock out to popular music, they will also build stamina from warm up exercises & learn even more about rhythm & beat. Hip-Hop is taught starting in 2nd Grade, and students must also take combo class.

Barbara's School of Dance Hip Hop

CONTEMPORARY

In contemporary, jazz and ballet techniques are combined to introduce students to a new, expressive style of dance. In class, students work on technique, movement, improv, picking up combinations, and sometimes partnering.

Barbara's School of Dance Contemporary

MUSICAL THEATRE

In Musical Theatre, dancers have the opportunity to learn more about musicals and how dance is used outside the studio! Dancer’s watch clips from musicals (such as Lion King, Newsies, West Side Story, etc) & then learn a short dance combination in the style of that musical. 

Barbara's School of Dance Musical Theatre

We start students new to dance two times a year.

The last week of May for our Summer Classes and the first week of September for our School Year Classes

 

$25 placement class is available to transfer students to help determine appropriate class.

All students must take a combo class (tap and acrobatics)

in addition to other dance subjects.