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Our Classes

Pre-Ballet

is an introduction to basic ballet for young dancers with age appropriate activities. Students will be introduced to a variety of exercises at the barre and center to develop coordination, strength, and grace. Pre-Ballet is offered to students age 5-6.

Ballet

is the foundation of all dance technique. Based on a progression of exercises from the barre to the center, ballet prepares the body and mind for technique that develops good placement, proper breathing, coordination, strength, grace, and musicality. The VADO staff will place your student in the appropriate level.

Tap

is a class characterized by rhythmical tapping of the toes and heels. Students learn how to connect their steps rhythmically with different variations of music. Tap classes are offered for ages 5 and up. The VADO staff will place your student in the appropriate level.

VADO Boyz

ages 4-7, introduces boys to basic concepts of working together, following instructions, and enjoying movement. It incorporates tumbling, hip hop, strength, and conditioning.

Creative Movement

The class introduces children, ages 3-4, to basic concepts such as following instructions, taking turns, working together in a group, and enjoying movement. Dancers are introduced to basic dance technique in a fun and creative environment.

Jazz

Jazz is a form of dance that showcases a dancer’s individual style and originality. Every jazz dancer interprets and executes moves and steps in their own way. This style of dancing is energetic and fun, and consists of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps, and quick turns. Students need to be at least 7 years old and a year of ballet is preferred.

Hip Hop

Hip Hop is one of the most popular styles of dancing and can be performed by dancers of all ages. Hip Hop is a type of street dancing and allows for more creativity and freedom with movements. Students need to be a least 5 years old and VADO staff will assist with appropriate level placement.

Ballroom

This class for couples explores ballroom dance from Waltz, to Swing, to Tango.   Private lessons are available by request.  No experience is necessary.

Tumbling

An introduction to basic tumbling combined with music and dance moves. This class brings tumbling to the stage!

Contemporary dance

Contemporary dance  is a style of  dance that is fluid and expressive. It can combine elements of modern, lyrical, jazz, and ballet and is not bound by strict moves or positions.

Dance Team

Dance Team is a form of dance that relies on the precise moves and formations of a team of dancers. Teams perform or compete in high kick, contemporary, pom, hip hop, jazz, and other styles.