Ballet Tap Tumble Class
Looking for dance lessons for toddlers? This is a one of a kind Ballet-Tap-Tumble class for 2-5 year olds. If you’re looking for a dance class for toddlers this is the best! It is a combination class structured in three sections. The students will begin every class learning how to warm their bodies up with stretching exercises. They will begin to learn strengthening exercises as well.
Once the students are warm they will begin learning the basics of Ballet technique. The dancers will start at the barre beginning with plies, tendues and degages. They will eventually progress to more advanced combinations at the barre from ronde jambes to grand batements. Then they will move to the center of the room for basic turns and jumps in the center and across the floor.
Then they will move on to Tap. Starting with simple toe taps and progressing by the end of the year to shuffle, flaps and ball changes. Throughout the class they will be learning through lots of imagery and association.
Then we bring out the mats so they can begin to learn basic tumbling moves. They will start with crab walks, back bends, bear crawls, front rolls, etc. By the end of the season they all will be well on their way to cartwheels, if they’re not there already!
We will also bring out a mini trampoline placed on mats for safety. The mini trampoline is used to give them the feel of jumping and rebounding. The instructors will be holding the students hands at all times. This is a unique and valuable tool toward the more advanced jumps and tumbling tricks they will be executing in future classes.
The students will complete this ballet tap tumble class with an overall awareness of their own bodies. They will have an understanding of how to work together as a group. And ultimately will enhance their flexibility, coordination and balance. And all the while having the time of their life!
Ballet Tap Tumble class