Description of Classes

Tap – Various styles of tap are presented ranging from Broadway style to the more syncopated jazz style of “rhythm tap”.

Jazz – Jazz is a dance form that explores many different styles ranging from lyrical to traditional.
This class will emphasize technique, alignment, musical variation, and jazz combinations.

Contemporary – Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet.
Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.

Hip Hop – Hip Hop is a funky and highly stylized dance form. It emphasizes specific steps and
rhythms in a high-energy dynamic style.

Children's Tap/Ballet – tap/ballet.

Children's Tap/Jazz – tap/jazz.

Dress Code

Dancers should be dressed to dance. Close fitting dance clothes are the best so teachers can observe proper body alignment. Dancers should change into proper dance clothes before class. No jeans allowed in any dance class. If you have any questions, ask your dance teacher.

Hip Hop – comfortable clothing
Tap – Capri pants or jazz pants and close fitting top
Jazz/Contemporary – tights, shorts, or dance pants with length cut to above the knee and leotard or tank top
Children’s Combo Classes – leotard & tights, any color/style


Hip Hop – tennis shoes
Contemporary – tan lyrical shoes (check with the teacher)
Tap – Black oxford style tap shoes (ages 10 & up)
Children's Tap/Jazz – black tap shoes & black ballet or jazz shoes

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1337 Irving Street San Francisco, CA  94122
Phone: 415.731.9921

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