At an introductory level, this class explores the vocabulary of movement for ballet/Tap or Ballet/Hip hop while also focusing on the mastery of balance and refinery of coordination.
Based on a formalized vocabulary of movement and gestures, this classical genre is the foundation for all dance forms and is recommended for all dancers to study. PAIYH offers a variety of levels based on age and ability. Level placement may vary at instructor's discretion.
A fun but technical genre of dance, this class is high energy and requires a background in ballet. Students will focus on technique and flexibility through the exercise of learning rhythmic and stylized jazz combinations throughout the year. PAIYH offers a variety of levels based on age and ability. Level placement may vary at instructor's discretion.
Contemporary: another extension of classical ballet, this dance form explores the connection of mind and body through fluid movement all supported by lyrical intention from music. Students in this class will play with musicality and connect emotion to dance with full range of movement.
Often considered commercial dance and seen in music videos, this cardio dance form is meant to strengthen, help with coordination, build endurance and boost confidence.
We have quite a few specialty classes here at PAIYH such as Musical theater/Jazz, Tricks & Turns, Dance Team Prep, Stretch & Strength and many others. All of these classes will enhance your dancer's skill set.