Dance Connection Fort Worth

danceconnectionfw@gmail.com

5519 S Hulen St. 

Fort Worth, TX 76132

 817.292.3703

 

 

 

Dance Connection Granbury

nancysaysdance@yahoo.com

1405 Plaza Dr. N 

Granbury, TX 76048

 817.573.2011

 

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Pre-School / K&1st Tap, Ballet, & Tumbling

A developmental program for the young child that uses the basics of ballet, tap and creative movement to develop coordination, body awareness and rhythm. This class incorporates many "sing along" songs and other playful activities, as this age learns best when they are having fun!

 

Ballet

The foundation of dance. Ballet develops coordination, strength, flexibility, poise and grace. Ballet utilizes a technical vocabulary of steps, body positions, leaps, and turns that are used in all forms of dance. 

 

Tap

A rhythmic audible form of dance that increases coordination, body awareness and agility. Single-action taps on the soles of the shoes sound out the dance. 

 

Jazz

Jazz is a technical form of dance done to rhythmic music that combines ballet technique with strength, flexibility, personality and style. 

 

Lyrical

A fusion of ballet, modern, and jazz that incorporates fluidity and grace while emphasizing a strong sense of emotion and self-expression.

 

Pointe

A form of dance that is performed on the tips of the toes through the use of specific shoes. It incorporates the vocabulary of ballet technique with additional precision, strength and grace. 

 

Hip-Hop

A structured form of street dance, often found in music videos, that requires high energy, strength and style. Hip-hip dance increases coordination, strength, quickness, agility and endurance while most often accompanied with popular R&B music.

 

Clogging

High energy, high endurance form of dance using double-action taps on the soles of the shoes to create a unique and powerful sound while performing rhythmic movement and precision choreography. 

 

Technique

This class teaches the proper way to perform all of the impressive "tricks" that are put into dance routines. The class consists of stretching, accross the floor, center floor work, and technical combinations. 

 

Musical Theatre

The study of Broadway, movie musicals, improvisation and performance. The class involves group singing, dancing and acting drills with choreography and focuses on developing proper emotion, expression and performance technique. 

 

Barre Fitness

The barre is used as a prop to balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training (holding your body still while you contract a specific set of muscles) combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements. Classes begin with a warm up focusing on postural strength and alignment, followed by a series of upper body exercises using light weights. The ballet barre is used to sculpt the lower body, abs and for flexibility training.

Yoga

A combination of accessible postures connected through breath and fluid movement. While breathing through each movement we will focus on stretching, balance, and connecting all part of your body to gain strength, flexibility, and relaxation.