CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Mommy & Me

A forty-five minute introductory dance class for dancers 2 years old and younger, accompanied by  mom or dad. In this class  our little ones will learn basic ballet skills along with creative movement, its is especially designed for your little one that has not yet started daycare or a day-out program.  Dancers gain confidence in learning new skills with their support system right beside them. Our highly trained staff is prepared with lots of activities to keep your dancer entertained and smiling!  This is a non-recital class and dancers do not need to be potty trained to attend this dance class.  

 

Mini-Movers

The original class of On Moving Dance Company, this forty-five minute introductory dance class for dancers 18mos to 2 1/2  years old containing 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 of tap 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.

Level 1 combo class

A forty-five minute introductory dance class for dancers 2 1/2 years old to 3 1/2  years old containing 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 of tap 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.  

Level 2 combo class (option 1)

A one hour class that enriches the skills learned in our level 1 combo class and combines ballet, tap, and creative movement. Level 2 combo class is for dancers 4 years old to 6 years old. Dancers will learn basic ballet and tap skills and progress to more difficult combinations as the year progresses.  Our level 2 combo class 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! 

Level 2 Combo Class (option 2)

A one hour class that focuses on jazz and acro.   Our dancers will enjoy the fun, high-energy jazz portion of the class that includes warm-up, center skills, across the floor skills, and new weekly choreography.  Our staff will focus on teaching proper technique and alignment along with the fundamentals of jazz dance.  Dancers will also get to enjoy learning the basics of acro.  This portion of the class will improve flexibility and strength along with coordination skills in a safe environment.  Dancers will enjoy learning and improving acro basics such as backbends, handstands, and cartwheels.  Our highly trained staff and class VIPs are here to make your little feel comfortable and at home! Level 2 combo class is for dancers 4 years old to 6 years old.

Level 2 Combo Class (option 3)

A one hour class  that combines the art of tap with OMDC's favorite class, BeeBop Hip Hop!  Each dancer will work on

rhythm, coordination, & memory to fun, age-appropriate music and choreography.  Dancers will learn basic tap skills and work on more advanced combinations as the year progresses all while finding the groove and beat in hip hop!  Our highly trained staff and class VIPs are here to make your little feel comfortable and at home! Level 2 combo class is for dancers 4 years old to 6 years old.

Bee-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.  Bee-Bop Hip Hop is for dancers ages 3-6.

Level 3 Combo Class 

A one hour class for dancers ages 7-9 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 level 3 combo class will enjoy stepping to the beat while refining their technique! 

Level 3, 4, or 5 Ballet

A one hour to one hour and 15 minute 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 for all three levels.  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!  

Intermediate Contemporary

A introductory contemporary class for dancers ages 7 - 11.  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 45 minute class is for you.

intermediate hip hop

A one hour 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!

Intermediate leaps & turns

A introductory 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 one hour class to refine your dancer's technique.

Intermediate & Advanced Tap

A 45 minute class that is perfect for beginners and advanced 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.  

Intermediate & Advanced acro

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.

Level 4 or 5 Jazz

A 45 minute 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

Advanced contemporary

 A This one hour class takes a more advanced look into modern and contemporary dance.   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 dancers 12 & up.

advanced hip hop

A one hour 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!

advanced leaps & Turns

A more advanced class than our intermediate level but with continued refinement of 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!  Each week dancers will learn new, more advanced skills to take their leaps and turns to the next level! 

Musical theater

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!

Strength & Conditioning

A high energy, fast paced class that will have you sweating it out to today's hits.  This class will feature a variety of exercises that change weekly that include cardio and light weight lifting.  This class is customized with the dancer's body in mind...not just your average gym workout.  This 30 minute class is for dancers 8 & up.

yoga-flex

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 30 min class in a great follow-up to strength and conditioning and will work on lengthening muscles and centering the dancer's body and mind.  Yoga blocks and a yoga mat are required for this class.

 

 

On Moving Dance Company                                                                                       

(225)243-6515

10271 Florida Blvd.                                                     onmovingdancecompany@gmail.com

Walker, LA 70785