Pre-Dance Classes

Highland Park Pre-Dance Classes at North Shore School of Dance

Pre-Ballet

This class is designed for kindergarten students who are 5 and 6 years old. Students are taught basic ballet technique, character steps, and enhanced jumping combinations. Our Instructors continue to use vibrant and colorful imagery in their approaches to each class. Introduction of popular Ballet stories enhance each students love of ballet and appreciation of art and music. Classes at this age are 45 minutes. Pre-Ballet classes are also part of our 1 hour combination classes.

Pre-Jazz

This class is designed for kindergarten students who are 5 and 6 years old. Pre-Jazz classes at NSSD are primarily part of our combination classes, whether it is Pre-Ballet and Jazz or Pre-Jazz and Tap. Students are introduced to the concepts of classical jazz technique by working in a different stylized way of moving. Isolations, parallel positions, and continued flexibility are all part of the experience. Classes at this age are part of our 1 hour combination classes.

Pre-Tap

This class is designed for kindergarten students who are 5 and 6 years old. Pre-Tap classes at NSSD are primarily part of our combination classes, whether it is Pre-Ballet and Tap or Pre-Jazz and Tap. Students are introduced to basic tap skills, rhythm, and coordination. Alignment, balancing, and isolations of the feet are worked on each week. Classes at this age are part of our 1 hour combination classes.

Pre-Hip Hop

This high energy class is designed for kindergarten students who are 5 and 6 years old. Our hip hop classes combine rhythm and beat with funky upbeat music to gain flexibility, strength and overall positive self esteem. Classes at this age are 45 minutes. Pre-Hip Hop classes are also part of our 1 hour combination classes.

Pre-Modern

This class is designed for kindergarten students who are 5 and 6 years old. Students are introduced to the basic concepts of modern and contemporary dance. Similarities of ballet and jazz are combined with traditional techniques, improvisation, and repertoire. Classes at this age are 45 minutes. Pre-Modern classes are also part of our 1 hour combination classes.

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