CAPA DANCE ACADEMY
Our Dance classes are offered at The Huffmeister Location only

Pre-school Ballet & Tap

No pre-requisites required. Ages 3-5

 

We offer two levels for our preschool ballet and tap program: Fancy Feet and Dancing Dolls. These classes are for any 3 to 5 year old who wants to learn the basics of dance. In our 1 hour class we teach classical ballet, tap, and creative movement. We help them with balance, coordination, and body awareness by using fun activities and songs so they have fun while dancing!

Boogie Beats

No pre-requisites required. Ages 3-5

 

Our Preschool hip hop class that focuses on creative and free movement all while teaching your child balance, coordination, body awareness and the basics of hip hop. This high-energy class promises to keep your child active, moving and having fun!

Intro Ballet, Tap and Jazz

No pre-requisites required. Ages Kinder+

 

This class is for students who want to learn the basics of our main 3 styles CAPA offers so they can make a decision on what style(s) they would like to continue in our upper level classes. They spend 15 minutes on each style, insuring your dancer gets quality lessons in each.

Ballet Levels 1-Pre-Pointe

No pre-requisites required. Ages 5+

 

CAPA teaches Classical French style ballet. Each class will learn proper ballet technique along with balance, coordination, flexibility and terminology. The class is broken down by barre, warm up, centre work and across the floor. This style is useful to help any dancer with all other forms of dance, gymnastics or tumbling classes. As students progress through each level, curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.

Pointe

Prerequisites include the conclusion of our ballet 1-Pre-Pointe program and an invitation from the instructor. Ages 11+

 

This advanced style incorporates your dancers’ previous knowledge of ballet and takes it from a demi-pointe to a full pointe shoe. They will continue to gain proper ballet technique, balance, coordination, flexibility and terminology.

Jazz Levels 1-4

No pre-requisites required. Ages 5+

 

This is a fun, upbeat style of will focus on learning proper jazz dance technique. The Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. As students progress through each level, curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.

Tap Levels 1-3

No pre-requisites required. Ages 5+

 

Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Students will learn exercises to focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun. As students progress through each level, curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.

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Hip Hop Levels 1-3

No pre-requisites required. Ages 5+

 

Hip hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements. This fast-paced style will insure your child stays active all while having fun and learning the hip hop style. As students progress through each level, curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate

Lyrical/Contemporary 1-3

Must have completed a ballet 1 class. Ages 6+

 

Lyrical class is designed for students to go along side their training in ballet. Students will explore a free movement using basic techniques and skills from ballet, jazz and modern. It emphasizes interpretation of music lyrics while telling a story with movement that can be fluid or abstract. As students progress through each level, curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate

Acro Levels 1-3

Must have basic knowledge of gymnastics skills (handstand, cartwheel, etc.) Ages 6+

 

Acro style dance combines both the classical dance techniques with rhythmic/artistic gymnastics elements. Our acro instructor will guide the class towards increased flexibility, balance, strength, and muscle control. This is a great class in addition for any dancer, tumbler or gymnast wishing to further their tumbling skills while having fun! As students progress through each level, curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate

Leaps and Turns 1-3

No pre-requisites required. Age 5+.The leaps and turns class takes time to break down all forms of pirouettes, turns, kicks, jumps and leaps down to their basic level to help advance dancers in their other forms of dance. This class is great for any dancer or gymnast wanting to further advance their dance technique. The class only focuses on the technique of leaps and turns without performing any choreography. As students progress through each level, curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate THIS IS A NON-RECITAL DANCE CLASS

Drill Team Prep

No pre-requisites required. Ages 11+

 

Drill Team Prep is a special class we offer to help dancers work on those specific skills and tricks required to try-out for the high school Drill Teams. Jumps, turns, and kick techniques will be included in the class curriculum as well as all styles of drill team dance: jazz, hip hop, military, pom and kick. Classes will be designed to help each dancer identify and work on specific techniques and skills needed for auditions as well as helping the dancers go through mock auditions.

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