Learn more than dance at CoMMotion. Learn skills that will last a life time, discipline, creativity, leadership, all while learning the fundamentals of ballet, tap, and jazz in fun, age-appropriate programs that focus on establishing a strong foundation of dance.
Our Ballet classes expose students to the grace of classical dance! Each class begins with a series of ballet technique warm ups that include stretching sessions at the barrre before progressing to the center floor. Emphasis will be placed on basic positions of the feet and arms as they relate to proper body alignment and balance. Learning Ballet technique helps to develop the strength and control that is necessary to improve all styles of dance!
Ballet for Ages 5-7 Years – This program is for the student with no experience that is interested in learning ballet technique.
Fundementals – This program is for the student with little or no experience in classical ballet.
Level II – Students must have at least one to two years of previous ballet training or have completed the Fundementals Program.
Level III-V – This program is designed for the experienced dancer who is able to properly execute intermediate level technique and combinations.
Pre-Pointe Designed for those students who have studied 3 or more consecutive years of ballet technique and who are interested in progressing onto pointe .
Pointe Technique for Ballet – This program is for the intermediate/advanced dancer. The primary focus in this class is expanding ballet vocabulary, executing advanced ballet steps and perfecting pointe technique. Students will gain strength, balance, flexibility and confidence. This class focuses on ballet barre technique, dancing across the floor and centre exercises.
Our Contemporary classes expose students to floor work as well as combinations that utilize strength!
Each class begins with a full body warm up that utilizes breathing techniques to release tension and gain mobility. Students will be given a series of exercises that focus on strong foot placement and ballet technique that supports a contemporary style. Register for our contemporary class to become proficient in body awareness and stylistic sensibility!
Our Youth Combination programs are designed for your energetic children! Is your child energetic and loves to dance? If so, we have created an environment just for them! Register your child for an imaginative, nurturing, and inspirational class that emphasizes the various disciplines of dance. Styles include: Ballet, Jazz, Tap
Our Hip Hop classes expose students to Jazz and street style dances in a highly energetic dance class!
Our Hip Hop class is designed to develop self confidence and poise. Students will learn rhythm and coordination with age-appropriate hip hop choreography with no suggestive music/movement. Register for our class for a fun and fast dance class!
Fundamentals – This class is for the dancer with little or no experience.
Level II – This class is designed for the intermediate dancer that has had previous experience in the hip hop genre.
Level III – This class is designed for the advanced dancer that has had previous experience in the hip hop genre.
Our Jazz classes expose students to Classical Jazz, Hip Hop and a touch of Lyrical! The most commonly utilized commercial style of dance. From Broadway to cruise ships to the latest Gap AD, jazz dance is the style of dance that pioneered many a dance career.
Jazz dance has several styles and methods, most of which are taught in this class. Classical Jazz is medium paced and is based on style, utilizing both full body flexibility and isolated moves. Hip Hop is high intensity, fun filled dancing to the latest pop music. Lyrical focuses on slow moving turns, releases and personal expression. Combined, these styles enhance flexibility while toning the muscles and improving endurance. The class begins with a center warm up focused on classical principles, strength, range of motion and flexibility. Dancers are given simple to complex exercises that challenge these principles depending on their age and class level. Register for our Jazz class to develop individual expression!
Fundamentals – This class is for the beginning student with little or no experience.
Level II – This class is designed to expand the student’s vocabulary, memorization and performance skills.
Level III – This class is designed for the intermediate student. Students must have mastered a double pirouette, front and side leap and proper execution of jazz movement combinations.
Level IV -VI– These classes are for the advanced dancer with an understanding of ballet terminology and proper body placement. Dancers must be able to perform and memorize advanced level combinations.
Jazz Technique for Poms – This class was created for students interested in joining their school poms squads to further develop their dancing, leaps, kicks, turns and memorization skills. This class is for beginner to intermediate dancers.
Is your child energetic and loves to dance? If so, we have created an environment just for them! Register your child for an imaginative, nurturing, and inspiring class that emphasizes the various disciplines of dance. Styles include: Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Hip Hop, check our schedule for specific combinations of these styles.
Our Tap classes expose students to rhythm, coordination, and basic tap fundamentals, terminology, and choreography! We teach both rhythm tap and stage/Broadway tap.
Tap dance combines both rhythm and show tap to music ranging from show tunes to hip hop.
Fundamental – This class is for the beginning student with little or no experience.
Level II – This class is designed to refine tap skills, while moving beyond the fundamentals of tap. Students will put the fundamentals to work by learning new steps, rhythms, patterns, and combinations.
Level III – This class continues the skills taught in level II adding more complex combinations, more pullbacks, wings, and more advanced time steps.