Fall Session 2022

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Willow River Studio
Monday's with Miss Madi
3:45-4:45 Junior Jazz 
4:45-5:15 Intro to Tumbling
5:15-6:00 Mini Ballet 

Wednesday's with Miss Madi
3:45-4:45 Junior Hip Hop 
4:45-5:15 Mini Jazz
5:15-6:00 Tumbling 1

Thursday's with Miss Madi 
3:45-4:45 Junior Lyrical 
4:45-5:30 Tumbling 2

Saturday's with Luanna
8:00-9:00 GRUVE Dance Fitness
East Central Schools
Monday's with Sara
3:45-4:45 Junior Jazz 
5:15-6:00 Mini Combo
Hinckley School
Thursday's with Sara
4:30-5:30 Junior Jazz
5:30-6:15 Mini Combo 
Class Descriptions
Mini Ballet
Dancers will be provided with a strong foundation of creative movement and basic dance skills including locomotor skills, musical rhythm, directions, beat and time, and spatial awareness. We will explore imagination and and creative expression while also having fun! Dancers will learn a routine for the winter showcase in February. This class is offered to ages 2-6.
Dress Code:
Pink No Tie Ballet Shoes
Any Color leotard or leotard dress 
(Optional) shorts
(Required) Tights


Mini Jazz
This upbeat, high energy class will focus on basic jazz skills including leaps, turns, kicks and jumps. Dancers will learn popular rhythm technique, creative movement, and fun expression. Dance combinations are performed to fun, popular music. This class is offered to ages 2-6. Dancers will learn a routine for the winter showcase in February. 
Dress Code: 

Black Jazz Shoes
Any color leotard

(Optional) Shorts
(Required) Tights


Mini Combo 
Dancers will be provided with a strong foundation of creative movement and basic dance skills including locomotor skills, musical rhythm, directions, beat and time, and spatial awareness. We will explore imagination and and creative expression while also having fun! Dancers will learn a routine for the winter showcase in February. This class is offered to ages 2-6.
Dress Code:
Pink No Tie Ballet Shoes
Any Color leotard or leotard dress 
(Optional) shorts
(Required) Tights

Junior Jazz
This upbeat, high energy class will focus on basic jazz skills including leaps, turns, kicks and jumps. Dancers will learn popular rhythm technique and fun expression. Dance combinations are performed to fun, popular music. This class is offered to ages 6-11. Dancers will learn a routine for the winter showcase in February. 
Dress Code: 
Black Jazz Shoes
Any color leotard
Shorts
Tights

Junior Lyrical 
This style of dance and slow and graceful. Dancers will learn basic ballet techniques and a dance that allows dancers to use self expression and emotion through dance. Dancers will perform a routine at the winter showcase in February. Class offered to ages 6-11. 
Dress Code:
Half Ballet Shoes
Any color leotard 

Shorts
Tights


Junior Hip Hop
Hip Hop is a fun, upbeat type of dance that includes free style and self expression. Hip hop is similar to jazz but hip hop includes popping, locking, and breaking. Dancers will learn a routine for the winter showcase in February. This class is offered to ages 6-11.
Dress Code:
Sequin High Tops
Tight fitting ATHLETIC WEAR
  

Pre Teen Jazz

This upbeat, high energy class will focus on basic to intermediate jazz skills including leaps, turns, kicks and jumps. Dancers will learn popular rhythm technique and fun expression. Dance combinations are performed to fun, popular music. This class is offered to ages 10 and up. Dancers will learn a routine for the winter showcase in February. 

Dress Code: 

Black jazz shoes

Tight fitting clothing ATHLETIC WEAR


Intro to Tumbling

This class will introduce basic skills to our dancers including summersaults, back rolls, bridges, handstands, and cartwheels. Dancers will learn the skills they need to become a stronger tumbler. Dancers will learn a routine for the winter showcase in February. 

Dress Code: 

Barre Feet (No shoes)

Tight fitting ATHLETIC WEAR


Tumbling 1

Tumbling 1 builds off of the intro to tumbling class. Dancers are required to have mastered a summersault, back roll, bridge, cartwheel and handstand in order to move on to Tumbling 1. In this class, dancers will start to learn headstands, front limber, backbends, backbend stand ups, front walkovers, and back walkovers. This upbeat, high energy class will focus on basic jazz skills including leaps, turns, kicks and jumps. Dancers will learn popular rhythm technique and fun expression. Dance combinations are performed to fun, popular music. This class is offered to ages 6-11. Dancers will learn a routine for the winter showcase in February. 

Dress Code: 

Barre feet - no shoes

Tight fitting clothing ATHLETIC WEAR


Tumbling 2

Tumbling 2 builds off of the tumbling 1 class. Dancers are required to have mastered a summersault, back roll, bridge, cartwheel, handstand, headstands, front limber, backbends, backbend stand ups, front walkovers, and back walkovers in order to move on to Tumbling 2. In this class, dancers will start to learn tumbling combinations, aerials, handsprings, and tucks. 

Dress Code: 

Barre feet - no shoes

Tight fitting clothing ATHLETIC WEAR

GRUVE Dance Fitness

Luanna was a certified jazzercise instructor and class owner for over 20 years. She started GRUVE in 2019 in Mpls and since moving to Finlayson in 2021 has been teaching 2 classes per week at the Finlayson-Giese Community Club. She is excited to offer dance fitness classes at Diamond Dance Studio. GRUVE is a follow the leader format that will work cardio, core strength, and stretch in one FAST FUN hour. This class is for you! Come and GRUVE with us.

Dress Code: 

Tennis Shoes

Athletic wear

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