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A Step Above Dance Academy offers instruction and performance opportunities to children and teens in the form of Acrobatics/Gymnastics, Ballet/Pointe, Jazz, Modern, Lyrical and Tap.  A Step Above Dance Academy offers classes for all ages and levels.  A competition team is available to those students wanting more serious training and performance opportunities in dance.


This is a 45 minute class that meets once a week.  The class is divided into 3 equal segments exposing the dancer to tap, ballet/jazz, and tumbling.  Students enrolled in this program are 3 to 5 years old.  Creative expression, coordination, and basic terminology are taught at this level. 






This class can range from 60 to 90 minutes per week.  This class is divided into segments exposing the dancer to tap, ballet/jazz, and tumbling.  Students enrolled in this program are 5 to 7 years old. 





This is a 2 hour class that meets once a week.  The class is divided into 4 equal segments exposing the dancer to tap, ballet, jazz, and acrobatics/tumbling.  Students enrolled in this program are 8 to 16 years old.  Class placement is based upon age and ability.  At this level students may select to focus on a specific style of dance. 






This is a 3 hour class that meets once or twice a week.  Students study 45 minutes of tap, ballet/pointe, jazz and acrobatics/tumbling.  Students range in age from 14 to 18 years old.






Acrobatics/Tumbling is instruction that incorporates controlled movement using the flexibility, power and strength of ones body to execute skills such as cartwheels, walkovers, and back handsprings.






Lyrical dance tells a story or conveys a message through expression and movement that is fluid, smooth and controlled.  Students must be 12 years old and currently studying ballet and jazz.







Hip hop dance refers to dance styles, mainly street dance styles, primarily danced to hip hop music , or that have evolved as a part of the hip hop culture.





 

Contemporary is a form of dance that uses dance techniques found in ballet and modern.  Students must participate in a jazz class to enroll in this program.



A Step Above Dance Academy, LLC • 724-339-3833 • 615 Carl Ave., New Kensington, PA 15068