The original class of On Moving Dance Company, this forty-five minute introductory dance class that focuses on ballet and creative movement. Dancers do not need to be potty-trained to attend this dance class. Dancers will learn basic ballet skills and terminology along with the fundamentals of dance in a positive, fun atmosphere. Each dancer will develop better coordination, learn to follow directions, and the ability to work with others. If this is your little one's first time away from mom, do not worry, our instructors are trained to comfort and support your prince or princess. This combo class will only perform ballet in the recital. Mini-movers is for dancers 18 months - 2 years old.
A forty-five minute introductory dance class for dancers that focuses on ballet, tap, and creative movement. Dancers do not need to be potty-trained to attend this dance class. Dancers will learn basic ballet skills and terminology along the fundamentals in a positive, fun atmosphere. Each dancer will develop better coordination, learn to follow directions, and the ability to work with others. Dancers will also learn the basics of tap including terminology, rhythm, and coordination. If this is your little one's first time away from mom, do not worry, our instructors are trained to comfort and support your prince or princess. This class will perform ballet and tap in the recital. Twinkle toes is for our three year-olds.
Tiny Tots Tumbling / Rock & Roll Tumbling
A 30 minute class introductory acro class for dancers. Dancers will be introduced to basic acro skills such as front rolls, back rolls, back-bends, handstands. These skills will start with introductory exercises then grow and develop over time to a beginner skill set appropriate for our young dancers. This fun class provides group and individual attention while working on flexibility, coordination, and basic acro skills. Our highly trained staff are prepared to welcome and instruct each dancer in this one of a kind class. Rock & Roll is for 18 month-2 year old dancers and Tiny Tots is for three and four year-olds.
Intro Level Combo Class
A one hour class that enriches the skills learned in our twinkle toes class and combines ballet & tap genres. Dancers will learn basic ballet and tap skills and progress to more difficult combinations as the year progresses. Our intro combo classes combines the use of props and imagination to learn new skills and make dance fun each week! Our highly trained staff and class VIPs are here to make your little feel comfortable and at home! Intro Classes are for our 4 year-olds.
Bee-Bop Hip Hop / Baby Bop Hip Hop
OMDC's most popular class, this is the perfect introduction of hip hop basics for little ones. Each dancer will work on rhythm, coordination, & memory to fun, age-appropriate music and choreography. This class is sure to get your dancer up and grooving to the beat. Baby Bop is for 18 months - 2 years old and Bee-Bop is for three and four year-olds.
Beginner Level Combo Class
A one hour class for dancers that combines the genres of jazz and tap dance. Dancers will be up and moving along to fun, energetic, age-appropriate music and focus on basic jazz skills that include battements, pirouettes, and grande jetes, and so much more. Dancers will see an improvement in flexibility through safe, kinesiology based stretching and coordination by using appropriate muscle groups to ensure a happy, healthy dancer! Dancers will then switch gears and learn more advanced tap skills while focusing on rhythm and syncopation. Dancers in our Beginner Level Como Class will enjoy stepping to the beat while refining their technique! Beginner classes are for Kindergarten and First Graders.
A dance class that focuses on proper ballet technique and terminology. Our trained faculty uses a combined method of both the Vagnova Method and Cecchetti Method to provide a dance education in ballet fundamentals along with well-rounded technique.. Dancers that have met the qualifications will be able to train en pointe after being evaluated by our highly trained staff. If you are a beginner and just starting out, do not worry, our class curriculum is meant to begin with basics and grow throughout the dance year!
In this class dancers will learn basic modern-style warm up based in Graham, Horton, and Limon techniques. Our educated and trained staff uses the principles of modern dance technique along with cutting edge choreography to provide an encompassed approach to contemporary dance. Dancers will learn how to perform with endless edges and energy while focusing in on dynamics of dance. Each class will other all dancers the opportunity to grow and progress in improvisational skills. For the growing artist, this class is for you!
A class that introduces a variety of urban dance styles from commercial to street and everything in between. Dancers will focus on new choreography each week in different styles of hip hop. This class focuses on coordination, musicality, and rhythm. Performing to age-appropriate music each and learning the art of freestyle dancers will enjoy this upbeat, fast-paced, high-energy class!
Leaps & Turns
A class to learn and refine dance skills such as jumps and turns. This class allows for individualized attention to learn proper technique that is the foundation for the show-stopping leaps and turns you see from dancers today. Dancers will focus in on strengthening specific muscle groups and will always learn both right and left sides to keep the body balanced and the dancer healthy. If you have learned bad habits elsewhere, we are here to help fix them! The perfect class is a great add on to your dancer's weekly schedule refine your dancer's technique.
A class that is perfect for all aspiring tappers alike. Each class will begin with basic tap skills in warm-up then progress to more advanced tap skills both in center and across the floor. Dancers will learn new and exciting tap skills to take their tap technique to the next level. Each class will work on syncopation, musicality, clean sounds, weight transfer, free-style, and creativity.
A class that combines tumbling and acrobatic skills for the dancer. Dancers will strengthen specific muscle groups and focus on control of skills. Our highly trained staff individually assesses skill levels for each dancer and provides obtainable goals throughout the year in a safe environment. Each dancer will feel accomplished as their bodies and skill set grow stronger throughout the year.
A class that provides exciting jazz choreography to various music genres. Dancers will enjoy learning new skills and putting those skills into fun, new choreography each week! This class will consist of warm-up, center skills, across the floor skills, free-style, musicality, and dynamics. Dancers will enjoy learning more difficult skills and choreography as the year prof
A fun, high energy class that combines the showmanship of Broadway with jazz dance technique. Dancers will explore the art of acting with dance along with projecting their show-stopping performance. Dancers will learn new choreography each week to music from " Newsies", "The Lion King", "Wicked", and so much more. If your dancer is interested in Broadway and plays then this is the perfect one hour class for you!
An On Moving Dance Company original class! This class features yoga basics along with specific muscle group work for the dancer. The body is the dancer's instrument and this class will focus on body healing and deep muscle connections to ensure a long, healthy dance career. This class in will work on lengthening muscles and centering the dancer's body and mind. Yoga blocks and a yoga mat are required for this class.
A brand new class being offered at OMDC! Dancers will learn various styles of dance each week. From street jazz to lyrical to every style of dance in between. This class will focus on training in different styles! One week dancers may participate in ballet while the next they do ballet. This is a great class to try out new styles of dance! Our wild card class also participates in the opening number for recital! Dancers should understand the basics of jazz, hip hop, lyrical and contemporary to be successful in this class.