Students of Louise school of dance can expect the very best in dance education in a friendly atmosphere by professional teachers. We welcome students from pre school to teen age. Students will be placed in classes according to their ability and experience.
Ballet - Classical Classical ballet training is essential for all types of dance. The emphasis is on body placement and posture and the proper turn-out of the feet and hips. It is very important to learn the proper French names for all the steps and positions. Ballet is the basis for all types of dance.
Ballet - Lyrical Lyrical dance is often referred to as contemporary dance, which fuses the disciplines of Ballet and Jazz. Much of the Lyrical dance core technique is derived from Ballet. It requires strong technique to perform, as the movements are very precise. The goal of Lyrical dance is to connect the emotion of a song's lyrics. Intense emotional expression of the face and body are necessary to tell a story that evolves along the lines of the song to which Lyrical dance is performed.
Tap & Ballet Combo A good basis for a well-rounded dance education for the younger student. Class includes tap steps and terms as well as a good Ballet basis, which is essential to becoming a good dancer.
Pointe For the advanced Ballet dancer
Tap This class is designed to teach basic tap steps and rhythms, to create a basis for a more advanced class. The names of all steps are an important part of this class.
Jazz A fun class with popular music, which a ballet background makes better.
Hip-Hop A high-energy discipline of dance that uses the latest sounds in rap, R&B, and pop music, together with movements influenced by some of today's hottest choreographers. Hip-Hop encompasses movement that has elements of Poppin', Lockin', and Breakin-in' as well as freestyle movement, to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. Hip-Hop is urban, it's street, it's diverse, and forever changing
Adult Classes Dance fitness. No previous dance experience necessary.
Pre-School Classes (Age 3-5) Class is geared to the student's age level and concentration span. Students will learn proper terms, steps, and dances in Ballet and Tap. They will have circle time where they are able to build self confidence by speaking or performing in front of the class.
Call us today at 610-626-2711
155 South Springfield Road Clifton Heights, PA 19018