Summer Session Dates:
Session Date: June 24 – August 2
Online Registration: May 28 @ 6:00am (Tuesday)
Member Walk in Registration: June 3
General Public Walk in Registration: June 5
Members w/ Family Plus Programs Membership: Free, plus $5 Reg Fee
· Family Plus Programs members 6 and under are allowed 1 class per week. If interested, members may take a second class, but must register with General Public at General Public rate.
· Family Plus Programs members 7-12 are allowed 2 classes per week, but must pay a registration fee for both classes. Registration for the second class must be on the General Public registration date. If interested, members may take a third class, but must register with General Public at General Public rate.
· Members age 13-Adult are allowed unlimited classes per week with 1 registration fee. Any classes in addition to the 1st class must register with the General Public.
Classes 30-40 minutes: $65, plus $10 Reg Fee
Classes 45 minutes plus: $75, plus $10 Reg Fee
The Spring Dance Recital has become an annual event. All classes for ages 3 & up will perform in the recital. Classes for age 2 will not be perform they will have an in house recital. It is strongly suggested that each participant planning to perform in the show at-tends class each week to prepare for the recital, to improve their skills and develop their talent to the fullest potential.
An adult must escort all children to the Dance studio. No one is permitted in the Dance studio prior to class time. Any child originally from Kid’s Club will be taken back after class unless you receive a pick-up pass from the Kid’s Club, all others must be picked up promptly after class by a parent. The Dance instructors are not responsible for your child once the class has ended.
If your child misses two classes in a row without notification, they will be dropped from the class. Please call the Dance office for any absences.
It is important to wear proper dance clothing to enable the instructor to observe & correct the students. All ballet shoes must have elastic attached, this is important for safety. Any extra clothing must be removed. All jewelry must be removed, exception stud earrings. All students must have hair secured in a bun or ponytails.
Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Creative Dance: Solid color leotard pink or black, pink tights and pink ballet slippers.
Pre-Ballet/Tap, Ballet/Tap: Solid color leotard pink or black, pink or flesh colored tights, black tap shoes & pink ballet slippers. For young children, please remove the ties from the shoes & replace with elastic.
Hip Hop/Break Dancing: Bring your own style to class with you. Please remember to wear dance sneakers or jazz shoes. NO JEANS.
Tap: Black leotard, flesh tights and black tap shoes. For young children, please remove the ties from the shoes and replace with elastic.
Jazz: Black leotard, tights or black jazz pants. Jazz shoes are required.
Musical Theater Dance: Dancer will need black yoga or jazz pants and a tank top or fitted t-shirt. Jazz shoes are required.
Boys: Any comfortable t-shirt and/or sweatpants along with the appropriate shoes. (i.e. tap, ballet, bare feet or dance sneakers)
Me & My Shadow/Tiny Two’s: Dance clothes are not required. However, a leotard with tights (any color) and pink ballet slippers would be best.
Irish Step Dance: Dance clothes are not required, comfortable clothes that you can move in are recommended. After 4 weeks of class every child will be required to have gillie shoes (Irish Dancing shoes), please see instructor for more details.
Creative Dance: This will include elementary ballet technique and motor skills that are developmentally appropriate. Classical music will be an integral part of this program, as well as the use of scarves, ribbon wands, musical instruments and a myriad of magi-cal props! It introduces the dancer to the basic foundation of movement by exploring rhythm, balance and an overall body awareness.
Me & My Shadow: This class is for children 2 years of age and a significant adult. This class focuses on improving motor skills and learning elementary dance techniques. Dance techniques are taught through movements that are already familiar to a young child. The emphasis will be on self-expression and movement exploration.
Tiny Two’s is a class designed for the 2-year-old dancer. This 30-minute class will introduce the “tiny” dancer to the proper etiquette of class without a parent. Movement games will be played to advance their motor skills and prepare them for the next level of our dance program.
Pre-Ballet and Pre-Ballet/Tap: This class is for those students who have little or no dance experience. They will learn the basic ballet positions and movements from barre to floor work.
Ballet: This class is for the student with at least one year in an introductory ballet class. This is a progressive curriculum. They will learn the basic ballet positions and move-ments from barre to floor work. This class will not only improve flexibility and posture, it will also tone the body. Adult classes available!
Oh Boys: A creative movement class designed especially for active boys! This class maintains the structure of a traditional dance class with a warm up, stretching, imagina-tive center work, and corner to corner moves.
Jazz is a more contemporary, and a faster paced dance style. The dancer will explore how the body negotiates weight shifts with isolated body movements and coordination as well as introducing leaps and jumps. Adult classes available!
Ballet/Tap: This class is suggested for the young student who has had a pre-ballet class. Elementary tap is included. See Ballet and Tap descriptions.
Tap: Learn how to create sounds and rhythms through various steps and combinations. Become part of the rich history of Tap dancing and have a blast making some noise. Each student is taught age and experience appropriate routines that are challenging and just plain fun. Tap shoes required. Advanced classes based on teacher recommendation only. Beginner/ Intermediate and Adult Classes Available!
Hip Hop: A basic hip hop class that will build on combinations and keep you mov’n and groove’n to upbeat music. Some previous dance experience is suggested but not required. This class combines current POP, house, and hip hop music styles with corre-lating choreography. Adult classes available!
Musical Theater Dance: This class will explore a musical theater experience. Students will learn theater movement dance & sing songs. Come join us to learn how to sing and dance like you’re in High School Musical or like a Disney Princess.
Break Dancing: In this class, dancers will be learning Hip Hop dance styles along with break dancing moves. Children will be working on floor work, jumps, and flexibility. Open to all levels no experience necessary.
Irish Step Dance: Introduction to Irish Dance. Beginners are introduced to the funda-mentals of Irish Dance and will learn traditional reel and jig steps. Good fun and great exercise.
Belly Dancing: This class is a full body workout that incorporates both strength and flexibility along with beautiful flowing movements. The class consists of core isolation drills, basic dance movements, and easy to follow choreography patterns that will have you dancing in no time.
NAC Program Desk: (215) 968-0600 Ext. 112, email@example.com
Dance Director: Kim Chernikovich, Dance Office (215) 968-0600 Ext. 148