Our Dance Classes

Toddler Dance classes

Ages 3 – 5
Twinkle Toes (Ballet), Ages 3-5
Prep & Primary (Ballet), Ages 4-6
Happy Feet (Creative Movement, Musical Theatre & Hip Hop), Ages 3-5

Is your little one ready to take their first dance steps? This is where it all begins! Skills are introduced in their most basic form, which helps build a solid foundation for any future dance study. Concentration is on developmental skills needed to execute primary dance steps. These classes are gently structured for our younger students, focusing mainly on building gross and fine motor skills, coordination, while encouraging creativity, imagination and self-confidence. At GRDA we want to make sure all our Tiny Tots receive the benefits of dance in a fun, supported environment.

Kids Dance Class, Ages 6-8
Pre-teen Dance Class, Ages 9-12

Dance Club is an excitingly fast passed class, offering the perfect variety for the dancer that wants it all! Students will explore the styles and techniques of Jazz, Musical Theatre, Disco & Freestyle. Dance Club is a great introduction to the possibilities of dance.

Dance
Club

Dance
Club

Dance Club

Kids Dance Club Ages 6-8
Pre-teen Dance Club Ages 9-12

Dance Club is an excitingly fast passed class, offering the perfect variety for the dancer that wants it all! Students will explore the styles and techniques of Jazz, Musical Theatre, Disco & Freestyle. Dance Club is a great introduction to the possibilities of dance.

Hip
hop

Hip hop

Kids Hip Hop Class, Ages 6-8
Pre-teen Hip Hop Class, Ages 9-12
Teen Beginner Hip Hop Class, Ages 13 & up
Teen Intermediate Hip Hop Class, Ages 13 & up

Hip Hop is an energetic dance form that allows dancers to perform with freedom of movement, this style of dance is the pinnacle of self-expression. Hip Hop is an umbrella term which many styles and techniques fall under, such as locking, funk, krump, house, whacking and much more. Hip Hop promotes self-confidence, coordination, endurance, strength, musicality and social interaction. Students will get a taste of several different styles making the lessons exciting, energetic and inspiring.

Pre-teen Contemporary Class, Ages 7-11
Teen Beginner Contemporary Class Ages, 12 & Up
Teen Intermediate Contemporary Class Ages, 13 & Up

Contemporary dance takes its roots in ballet and modern, but has more of an organic stance to movement. This class is a more expressive and grounded style of movement that lift the restrictions of ballet and uses technique to its advantage. Contemporary dance explores the possibilities of movement and the use of space, strengthening the dancer both mentally and physically. These classes are for dancers who like creative and physical challenges that require persistence and practice. The students will be taught technique and improvisation to help express emotion physically through dance. Exercises focus on increasing flexibility and strength, total body connectivity, creative problem solving and expressing personal style.

Contemporary

Contemporary

Pre-teen Contemporary Ages 7-11
Teen Beginner Contemporary Ages 12 & Up
Teen Intermediate Contemporary Ages 13 & Up

Contemporary dance takes its roots in ballet and modern, but has more of an organic stance to movement. This class is a more expressive and grounded style of movement that lift the restrictions of ballet and uses technique to its advantage. Contemporary dance explores the possibilities of movement and the use of space, strengthening the dancer both mentally and physically. These classes are for dancers who like creative and physical challenges that require persistence and practice. The students will be taught technique and improvisation to help express emotion physically through dance. Exercises focus on increasing flexibility and strength, total body connectivity, creative problem solving and expressing personal style.

Jazz &
Musical
Theatre

Jazz & Musical Theatre

Teen Beginner Jazz & Musical Theatre Class Ages 11 & Up
Teen Intermediate Jazz & Musical Theatre Class Ages 13 & Up

This fun and popular class is for all dancers who love to perform! A mix of theatrical dancing that combines the songs of Musical Theatre with the movement of classical jazz styles. These classes are for dancers who like precision and rhythm, physical challenges, and personal style and expression. Exercises focus on increasing flexibility and strength, rhythms and isolation of body parts, and expressing personal style.This high-energy class will prepare any dancer for the bright lights of Broadway or the West End!

Performing Company Ages 9-12

Spotlight team is our youngest Performing Company comprised of talented dancers ranging in age from 9-12 years old. Spotlight dancers are invited through class and recital observation at the end of each season, or through audition. This team is ideal for dancers who are ready for a more focused classroom atmosphere and want to take their dancing to the next level. Spotlight instructors will provide dancers with challenging choreography and technique to be the best they can be. This super talented group of dancers light up the stage with their never ending energy and continually inspires the audience with their contagious enthusiasm!

spotlight
team

spotlight
team

spotlight team

Performing Company Ages 9-12

Spotlight team is our youngest Performing Company comprised of talented dancers ranging in age from 9-12 years old. Spotlight dancers are invited through class and recital observation at the end of each season, or through audition. This team is ideal for dancers who are ready for a more focused classroom atmosphere and want to take their dancing to the next level. Spotlight instructors will provide dancers with challenging choreography and technique to be the best they can be. This super talented group of dancers light up the stage with their never ending energy and continually inspires the audience with their contagious enthusiasm!

company
team

company team

GRDA Performing Company

This fun and popular class is for all dancers who love to perform! A mix of theatrical dancing that combines the songs of Musical Theatre with the movement of classical jazz styles. These classes are for dancers who like precision and rhythm, physical challenges, and personal style and expression. Exercises focus on increasing flexibility and strength, rhythms and isolation of body parts, and expressing personal style.This high-energy class will prepare any dancer for the bright lights of Broadway or the West End!

Adult Dance Classes

Dance Fitness: 
A fun follow along cardio workout where you will burn calories dancing to some of your favorite tunes! This class is for everyone who like to move and have fun. 

Dance Club:
From Musical Theatre to music video realness and everything in between, each week you will learn a different routine and different style each week. This class is great for adults with a previous dance experience who might not have danced in a while.

Adult
Dance

Adult Dance

Dance, Fun and Fitness

Dance Fitness: 
A fun follow along cardio workout where you will burn calories dancing to some of your favorite tunes! This class is for everyone who like to move and have fun. 

Dance Club:
From Musical Theatre to music video realness and everything in between, each week you will learn a different routine and different style each week. This class is great for adults with a previous dance experience who might not have danced in a while.