At Prima Dance Studio, we feel we have a perfect class for each and every child. Our various class time options, as well as levels, allow a perfect fit for each child to grow to their full potential. We focus on your child's growth as a dancer as well as instilling positive friendships and encouragement from their instructors.
Our recreational classes perform in 2 annual recitals, one in the Winter (December) and one in the Spring (May). We do not offer our recreational classes in the Summer. We do offer Summer Camps, Kids Clinics, Intensives, and host other fun activities throughout the year.
Our classical ballet program covers all aspects of ballet fundamentals, including terminology, barre & center work, technique, flexibility, and strength. Dancers must wear a black leotard, pink tights, and ballet shoes. Hair must be secured in a bun.
Ballet Class Schedule:
Pre-K (ages 3-5)- Thursday 5:00-5:45
Elementary (ages 6-10)- Wednesday 5:00-6:00
Intermediate - Wednesday 5:00-6:00
Our Jazz class challenges each dancer with technical training of leaps, jumps, and turns. Our curriculum is designed to develop flexibility, rhythm, extension, balance, speed and strong movement in our dancers. Dancers must wear tights/spandex shorts/leggings with a tighter fitting top and tan jazz/turn shoes.
Jazz Class Schedule:
Pre K (ages 3-5) - Thursday 4:15-5:00
Elementary (ages 6-10) - Wednesday 7:30-8:30
Intermediate - Thursday 4:00-5:00
Our Hip Hop class is a hip hop technique based instruction. In hip hop class, dancers will improve strength and balance and how to apply this to their skills. Dancers will learn stalls, head/hand stands, head springs, kip ups, and other hip hop skill variations. Dancers may wear any shorts/leggings and any loose fitting top.
Hip Hop Class Schedule:
Pre-K (ages 3-5)- Wednesday 6:00-6:45
Elementary 1 (ages 6-10, Beginner)- Thursday 5:00-6:00
Elementary 2 (ages 6-10, Advanced)- Wednesday 6:30-7:30
Intermediate- Wednesday 7:30-8:30
Advanced- Tuesday 5:00-6:00
Class Descriptions and Fall 2023 Schedules
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Our lyrical and contemporary classes challenge dancers with choreography combos as well as technique combinations to improve their style, coordination, and fluidity of movement. Improvisation is a great way for dancers to learn how to express themselves through dance. Dancers may wear any dance wear they feel comfortable dancing in along with jazz/turn shoes.
Lyrical/Contemporary Class Schedule:
Elementary- Wednesday 4:00-5:00
Intermediate - Monday 5:30-6:30
Our Tiny Twos class is for our youngest dancers that are 18 months old up until they turn 3 years old. This class is true "Introduction to Dance" class as our little ones learn a little bit of all styles of dance. Our curriculum is based off of Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Acro style classes. This is also a great way for your little one to figure out what style(s) of dance they like the best!
Tiny Twos Class Schedule: Thursday 6:00-6:30
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Our Acrobatics class is the perfect class for those want to learn acrobatic tumbling. Dancers will learn elbow stands, chin stands, hand stands, cartwheels, aerial cartwheels, front walkovers, back walkovers, and other variations of these skills in our acro class. Shoes are optional or they may take the class barefoot.
Acro Class Schedule:
Pre-K Tumbling (3-5)- Wednesday 6:45-7:30
Advanced Acro- Monday 8:00-9:00
Advanced Tumbling- Thursday 6:00-7:00
We offer competition teams for ages 3+ that compete in Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, and Pom. Teams are selected in May through tryouts. Our teams compete in regional competitions in Knoxville, Sevierville, Nashville, Louisville, etc. We also compete Nationally in Orlando, FL and our Senior/Open teams compete globally at The Dance Worlds. If you're interested in preparing your dancer for our tryouts, we recommend enrolling in Jazz, Lyrical, and Hip Hop classes. Want more information on our competitive teams? Contact Katie, our All-Star director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information on our current teams can be found here.
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