Children's Dance Classes
Join us for our third season of dance at Monarch!
We offer dance, yoga, and movement classes for students of all ages.
At Monarch we generally place children in dance class based on their grade in school. We find that the behavior and focus expectations children rise to at school are the same as the expectations at dance class. Dancers thrive as they work together to learn, grow, and have fun!
Most of our children's dance classes participate in our annual Recital, though Recital participation is optional.
Recital will be the weekend of May 16-19, 2024.
We look forward to dancing with your family!
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These classes are for toddlers who are ready to dance without a grownup.
Check "Family Dance & Movement" for classes with a grownup!
We are currently building our Tiny Dancer class on Saturdays, 11:15-11:45. We need a few dancers to join before we can get started. Please join our Tiny Dancer wait list and we will notify you when we have sufficient enrollment to begin the class. Getting a few friends together is the best way to gain momentum!
Our Preschool Classes are appropriate for 3 year olds ready to take on a slightly longer, more focused class through 5 year olds who have not yet entered Kindergarten.
The Ballet, Tap, & Tumble Combo will split time between the styles, teaching the basics and engaging the dancers in creativity and fun. Tumble teaches strength and flexibility to prepare for big jumps and upside down movements!
Please reach out if you are unsure about placing your 3 year old in Tiny Dancer or PreK class.
Elementary School Dance
Our elementary classes are for dancers who will be in Kindergarten-5th grade during the 2023/24 school year.
Combo classes will split time between the two styles, building on the foundations with age appropriate focus.
Ballet and Tap are staples of a well rounded dance education and dancers are strongly encouraged to take these classes!
Jazz utilizes ballet technique, but styles it towards faster, sharper movements. Musical Theater will also be explored in these classes!
Lyrical is introduced in 2nd grade, emphasizing dancing with emotion and flow.
Hip Hop teaches confidence, groundedness, and rhythm skills.
Tumble helps our dancers build whole body strength and balance!
Middle School Dance
Shout out to our Middle School dancers!
The lyrical curriculum for middle school begins to blend into contemporary dancing, utilizing concepts from modern and commercial dance.
Middle Schoolers also have the opportunity to dig a little deeper in ballet. One of the weekly classes will learn a Recital dance and the other will focus on technical training. Dancers who are interested in eventually dancing "en pointe" should take both Ballet and Technique and Alignment. Pointe is available for students taking both ballet classes with teacher permission. Please reach out via email to discuss the best pointe options for your dancer before enrolling.
High School Dance
We love the leadership our High School dancers provide for younger students!
High School dance offers many of the same styles as the younger groups, adding in opportunities for learning modern dance and dancing "en pointe." Modern Dance covers a wide range of dance techniques ranging from Graham and Cunningham, through Safety Release Technique. This class will try many styles. Class is taken in bare feet and works in turn out and parallel! It's a great style for utilizing our individual creativity.
Pointe is available for students taking both ballet classes with teacher permission. Please feel free to reach out via email to discuss the best pointe options for your dancer!