Mommy and Me
For our youngest dancers ages 1 1/2 to 3 years old, this Mommy and Me ballet class is a fun way to introduce little ones to dance! Dancers will explore ballet, and creative movement exercises. There is no recital performance for this class.
This class is an introductory tumbling course for ages 1 1/2 to 3 years old. Students will enjoy different obstacle courses and activities while learning the basics of tumbling. Stretching and strengthening will also be a part of this fun, dynamic class. Tiny Tumblers will perform their skills in two informal showings throughout the year. There is no recital dance for this class.
This class is for our more independent 1 1/2 to 3 year olds. Each class students will take 15 minutes of ballet and 15 minutes of tap. Creative movement activities and games will be played to keep this class an upbeat and exciting experience for our young dancers. Student will perform either a tap or ballet dance in the recital.
Hip Hop Cuties
Calling my cool and sassy 3-5 year old dancers. This exciting hip-hop class will have your child movin’ and groovin’ to some of their favorite songs. Dancers will learn basic footwork, and skills while feeling the beat in this dance-party atmosphere. Students will perform a hip-hop dance in the recital.
Introduction to Dance
This class is for students 3-5 years old. Dancers will take twenty minutes each of ballet, tap and basic tumbling activities. Creative movement exercises are mixed in throughout the class to support a positive, and enriching learning environment. Students will perform a ballet and tap dance in the recital. Dancers will love our most popular Intro to Dance Class!
Jazz at Westmoreland Dance Alliance is both fun and intense. Our style is hard hitting and exciting. We incorporate techniques from broadway style, to street jazz for this high impact class.
Lyrical and Contemporary styles of dance offer both style and grace. These purpose driven and often storytelling pieces allow the performer to take on a character or state of being to create their artistry.
Acrobatics and floor tumbling are taught in these classes. The skills learned here are then utalized in many jazz, lyrical, hip hop and musical theatre classes.
As one of the foundations of all dance, Ballet technique classes are of great importance. Ballet requires both discipline and strength, poise and elegance. These classes are mainly a barre and center floor technique class used to strengthen our dancer’s and create self awareness.
Tap is a rhythmical art form that aids in musicality for our dancer’s. Timing and patterns are utilized to craft the all encompassing performer. The strong, hard hitting Hoofing style of Tap is taught at Westmoreland Dance Alliance.
Westmoreland Dance Alliance offers a comprehensive Hip Hop class that offers both technical hip hop phrasing, and street style movements that are both emotional and entertaining. This high energy class is taught to current and retro styled music.
Broadway styled tap and jazz are utilized to captivate and entertain an audience. In this class, students learn skills to draw an audience into a character and convey it’s message.