DK DANCE STUDIO offers a variety of dance for many levels and ages. We focus on developmentally appropriate dance education in a positive and friendly atmosphere. When you are part of DK Dance, you are part of a family!
LIMITED CLASS SIZES: We only allow 10 students per Tiny and Little Dancers classes and 14 in all other classes. Each class also has a teaching assistant. This allows for more individualized attention in classes.
JUST FOR FUN: We offer many "recreational" dance classes for those who are looking for a fun thing to do, at any age! These classes still work for the end of the year Spring Performance! We also offer FUN, CAMPS in the SUMMER ad during school breaks!
PERFORMANCE TEAM: This is an invitation/audition only group who participates in conventions, competitions and extra performances. This team requires extra time and a more intense schedule and class structure.
PLACEMENT: We use age as a general reference. If a dancer excels their ages group, we will place them in the appropriate class and vise versa.
Toddler Movement (24 months-36 months, or teacher/parent discression)
A 45 minute class which includes Ballet, Creative Movement and a little tumbling. Dancers make use of movement, singing and props while exploring through movement and tapping into the creative intellegence. This constantly moving class is a fun and great way for the young dancers to develop there gross motor and large motor skills, as well as work socially and cognitively! 1 parent is welcome to join us, but not required.
Tiny Dancers(3-4 year olds) and Little Dancers(4.5-6 year olds)
An hour long dance class, which included tap, ballet and creative movement. Kinder-Dance dancers will also be introduced to some jazz dance. These dancers learn the basics of dance along with working on age appropriate skills in the cognitive, social and physical areas. The dancers are urged to explore movement through space in a creative way. These dancers also work towards the performance in June where they perform 1 dance.
Mini Recreational (6.5-8 year olds)
This is an hour and a half, where dancers participate in a half hour of Tap, Ballet, and Jazz. These classes are more structured and are geared to introduce the vocabulary of dance. These dancers will work on the fundamentals of dance and its terminology. The dancers performance 2 dances in the Spring Performance.
Junior Recreational (8.5-12) Teen Recreational (13 & up)
These 45 minute classes are more structured and include more information, demand, and terminology. Dancers are at a beginner to intermediate level. Dancers may choose from: Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Contemporary. The dancers performance 1 dance per class for the Spring Performance.
Ballet: A classical dance form demanding grace and precision and employing formalized steps and gestures set in intricate, flowing patterns to create expression through movement. Ballet is the core of any and all dance disciplines.
Jazz: Any of various dances characterized by the use of improvisation and influenced by rhythms and techniques of jazz music. Often times, dance moves matching that of popular music.
Tap: Is a form of dance characterized by using the sound of one's tap shoes hitting the floor as a percussive instrument.
Monday: 4:00 pm-8:00 pm
Tuesday: 4:00 pm-8:00 pm
Wednesday: 4:00 pm-8:00 pm
Thursday: 4:00 pm-8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm