Central Studio

Classes & Attire

It’s never too young to start dancing! Here at Dance Discovery we offer classes starting at the age of 2. A wealth of choices are available for teens, kids and toddlers! Toddler Dance Expressions, STORYTIME DANCE™ Curriculum, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, Hip Hop, Creative Movement, Leaps & Turns, and Lunch at the Theatre.

Age Group Class Name Class Description Class Dress Requirements
Infants to 23 mo. Baby & Buddy Creative Dance  Infants, toddlers, and their caregivers and siblings engage in this magical class of movement with scarves, bean bags, jumping and dancing for all! This exciting dance community will captivate your babies as they integrate their brain and body development! Comfortable clothing you and your child can dance in together.
Age 2 Dance Expressions (Depending on the child’s needs parents may have to stay and dance the first few weeks for transition.) This pre-ballet dance class is designed for students to take independently as they are ready. Activities change every few minutes to keep the students engaged in gross & fine motor movements for dance. Leotard for girls with pink leather ballet shoes and solid muscle shirt and shorts   for boys with black leather ballet shoes.  Skirts optional.
  Lunch at the TheatreAges  3-5   Monday and/or Friday 10:15-1:15 This program includes the STORYTIME DANCE™ Curriculum (ballet/tap/jazz/creative movement), Visual Art, Theatre, and a lunch from home. Leotard for girls with pink leather ballet shoes and solid muscle shirt and shorts for boys with black leather ballet shoes. Socks or tights. Skirts optional. Black tap shoes with elastic or velcro across the top. Bringa healthy Lunch. Also bring a painting shirt or smock.
Age 3-4 Preschool STORYTIME DANCE™ Curriculum Ballet/Tap/Jazz/Creative Dance This whole dance class is a story from beginning to end   incorporating age appropriate skills in ballet, jazz, creative movement, and   tap. The dance class begins with a ballet story and then students repeat   the ballet skills once more in the same order to traditional music. The story   engages them on their level allowing them to learn more skills because they   are actively focused for a longer period of time. Leotard for girls with pink leather ballet shoes and solid muscle shirt and shorts for boys with black leather ballet shoes. Socks or tights. Skirts optional. Black tap shoes with elastic or velcro across the top.
Age   5-6 Primary STORYTIME DANCE™ Curriculum Ballet/Tap/Jazz/Creative Dance Ballet dance traditionally tells a story, however dancers   usually tell the story with their bodies rather than with words.   This dance class begins with the teacher telling a ballet story as the   students demonstrate the traditional ballet skills. Then the students repeat   the ballet skills once more without the words, using the French terminology and   classical music. This actively engages them in the ballet skills for a longer   period of time. Then students learn jazz, creative movement, and tap. Tap is usually the last 20 min. of class. Leotard for girls with pink leather ballet shoes and solid muscle shirt and shorts   for boys with black leather ballet shoes. Socks or tights. Skirts optional. Black tap shoes with elastic or velcro across the top.
Various age groups Hip Hop A totally clean version of this structured form of street   dance- Hip Hop teaches coordination, strength, rhythm, quickness,   agility, and endurance. Dancewear that covers the midriff and Hip Hop tennis shoes. NO SHORT SHORTS without tights.
Age 7-9 Level I Dance Combo Ballet/Tap/Jazz/Creative Dance Students learn ballet, tap, jazz and creative movement each   week. This dance class usually consists of 40 min. ballet,   30 min. of jazz and creative movement, and 20 min. of tap at the end. Leotard, pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes with elastic or velcro across the top, and theatrical pink tights.
Ages 9+ by level For students age 9+ that are beginning level or advanced students younger than 9 with approval by the director Int. Ballet II/III This is a classical ballet class for beginners at 9+ and younger advanced students upon approval. Leotard, pink ballet shoes and footless tights or convertible tights.
Tap 2/3 Tap is a technical form of dance that develops rhythm and coordination in dancers. Dancers will learn rhythmic patterns and combinations with tap shoes. Leotard, pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes and footless tights or convertible tights.
Jazz 2/3 Jazz is a stylized and technical form of dance focused on strength, conditioning, flexibility, leaps, turns, jumps, and perfecting of   choreography. Dancewear that covers the midriff and jazz shoes. NO BOY SHORTS on girls without tights.
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Adv. Contemporary Jazz A modern expressive movement style based on healthy body   alignment principles. Dancewear that covers the midriff & footless tights with bare feet. NO BOY SHORTS on girls without tights. Bare feet.
Adv. Ballet IV This class will continue to develop ballet technique while building the flexibility and strength necessary for dancing en pointe. The curriculum strongly emphasizes healthy body alignment and a positive body image. Black leotard, Ballet pink tights, Split sole ballet shoes. Pointe shoes will be specified by teacher when appropriate.
Int./ Adv. Leaps and Turns This course is for teens focusing on the development of strong technique in multiple leaps and turns for jazz. Dancewear that covers the midriff & jazz shoes. NO BOY SHORTS on girls without tights.