Latinas Art Academy Class Descriptions
Ballet Folklorico Classes
Students will learn basic movements, counting the beats and having fun while learning about traditional and contemporary folklorico dances from Latino America. More advanced students continue building strength and musicality as they learn the fundamental and essentials of ballet folklorico.
Hip Hop instills rhythm and helps young dancers develop muscle memory. Students are challenged to think on their feet while enjoying an energetic and fast-paced dance class. Our Hip Hop dancers develop focus, strength, and agility while having fun. This is an excellent class for high-energy kids who want to take a fast and fun dance class.
Tumble & Acro Classes
This is a beginner class that teaches the basic fundamentals of tumbling. The acrobatics portion of the class focuses on developing flexibility and strength. Students will learn basic contortion and acrobatic tricks.
Tap is an audible art form in which dancers create sounds with their feet. Dancers focus on rhythm, timing, and proper tap technique. Students will gain an understanding of the music while learning to control their bodies.
Jazz class teaches the basic jazz dance technique, terminology and style with an emphasis on technique, alignment and movement quality that is a great workout and fun for all ages.
The foundation of other dance disciplines that helps students develop grace, posture, body alignment, and artistry.
Lyrical/Contemporary dance lessons blend the technical foundations of Ballet, Modern, and Jazz into a class that teaches dancer to interpret lyrics and tell a story with their dance moves. Lyrical/contemporary dance will explore improvisation, dance composition, and musical interpretation.