January Dance News
Please remember we have Starlettes Parade Team practice this Saturday (1/14) at 9:30-11:30!!!!
We have a limited amount of rehearsals ...
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NEW STUDIO FLOORS!!
Part of our busy off season included installing all new dance floors in our studios! We are really excited about...
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Class Descriptions

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Maureen Bersuder Academy of Dance Arts Ballet Class

Ballet

Ballet is the foundation of dance. The use of technical vocabulary of steps, poses, leaps and jumps are used to convey a story/ theme/ atmosphere.

Maureen Bersuder Academy of Dance Arts Tap Class

Tap

Classes emphasize the development and strengthening of basic tap technique and terminology highlighting the importance of rhythm and sound. Tap focuses on intricate footwork creating a percussion instrument out of the dancers' feet.

Maureen Bersuder Academy of Dance Arts Ballet Class

Jazz

A stylized and technical form of dance that considers placement, precision, strength, flexibility, and a ballet foundation combined with the use of rhythmic music

Maureen Bersuder Academy of Dance Arts Tap Class

Lyrical

Lyrical dance is a dance style that blends ballet and jazz dance. Lyrical is generally smoother and a bit faster than ballet, but not quite as fast as jazz. A lyrical dancer uses movement to express strong emotions such as love, joy and anger.

Maureen Bersuder Academy of Dance Arts Ballet Class

Hip Hop

A structured form of street dance often found in music videos, designed to teach coordination, strength, quickness, agility and endurance accompanied with popular R&B music

Maureen Bersuder Academy of Dance Arts Tap Class

Tumbling

The practice of executing gymnastics skills without use of an apparatus. ex. cartwheels, handstands, handsprings

Maureen Bersuder Academy of Dance Arts Ballet Class

Contemporary

Contemporary dance is the exploration of the total movement potential of the body. It is not bound by set standards, as well as defined styles such as ballet or Jazz dance. Instead, it seeks to express a personalized vision, often through experimentation and collaboration for the development of more individualized approaches to the moving body and choreographic possibilities.

Maureen Bersuder Academy of Dance Arts Tap Class

Combination

Designed to prepare children for upper level classes. It combines several techniques including tap and ballet to introduce the children to many forms and elements of dance including flexibility, coordination and rhythm.

Technique

This class is specifically designed for the dancer who wish to perfect and refine their skills of turning, jumping, and leaping. This class is taught with an emphasis on technique and correct body placement.

Stretch & Strength

This class focuses on each dancer's facility through stretches that lengthen and relax the muscles and exercises that improve stamina, strength, and physical condition.

 

SIGN UP FOR OUR STARLETTE DANCE TROUPE
Did you miss our award winning dance troupe, The Starlettes, at local events last season? Check out our Starlettes in action here. If you or your dancer want to join the Starlettes to march in local parades, the time to sign up is here! Contact us for more information.
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REGISTER NOW!
If you have not regsitered your dancer for classes, don't fret! There is still time!
Call or text Maureen at (985)768-8174. Hurry because class space is limited and slots are vanishing quickly!
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