Classes are offered for all levels, from beginner to pre-professional. Dance students are carefully placed in classes to help them meet their individual, personal dance goals. We also offer guidance to the young dancer seeking a college or conservatory program, or other advanced training.
Mommy & Me
For children 18 – 30 months. Mommy and Me dance classes introduce early dance movement skills through play and movement. Children bond with parent as they bend, stretch and explore music. Classes are specially designed to work with the developing motor skills of your toddler for a safe and enjoyable experience.
Creative Movement for Tots
For children 2 – 3 years old. This is a 45 min introduction to Ballet class designed to develop coordination, balance, rhythm and self-expression through songs, simple dance movements and basic tumbling skills. Dancers will develop coordination, musicality, creativity, and a lifelong appreciation for the art of dance in this dynamic and engaging class.
Tots Tap Too!
For children 4 years old. An introductory one-hour Ballet and Tap class which builds on listening ability and improves gross motor skills. This class includes music and movement. Children learn fundamental Ballet and tap steps in a fun and positive environment.
For children 4 years. In this exciting and engaging class, your little one will explore the world of acro dance, a fusion of acrobatics and dance. Our instructors create a safe and nurturing environment for your child to develop their coordination, balance, strength, flexibility, and spatial awareness. Students should wear a leotard and shorts.
Jazz & Hip Hop
For children 4 years. Our intro to jazz & hip hop class aims to provide a well-rounded dance experience for young dancers, combining the grace and style of jazz dance with the rhythmic joy of hip hop. Dancers will develop coordination, musicality, creativity, and a lifelong appreciation for the art of dance in this dynamic and engaging class.
DANCE PROGRAM FOR ALL AGES
Our combination ballet and tap class is a one hour class that teaches students the fundamentals of ballet and tap technique. The teacher introduces proper placement, dance etiquette, steps, and movement. Students should wear pink or black tights and leotards and have ballet and tap shoes with hair pulled into a ballet bun.
We offer 3 levels of ballet instruction.
Level 1 teaches students ballet fundamentals including positions and movement. They will learn body placement and posture, barre work, floor work, and deepen their knowledge of fundamental dance steps.
Level 2 focuses on intermediate barre work, movement combinations and center exercises. Students will learn placement and technique while deepening their knowledge of musicality.
Level 3 encourages students to engage in advanced barre work, pointe work and variations, center exercises, and movement combinations.
Students should wear black leotards and pink tights with split sole ballet shoes with hair pulled into a ballet bun.
We offer 3 levels of tap instruction.
In tap class dancers will expand their tap vocabulary and explore tap steps and combinations. They will learn new techniques with a focus on precision and clarity, as they strive to produce distinct and articulate sounds with their taps. Students should wear a leotard and shorts with tap shoes.
This is a thrilling and high-energy acro dance class where your child will dive into the world of acro dance - a captivating blend of acrobatics and dance techniques designed to challenge their physical abilities and artistic expression. Includes learning acrobatic skills, tumbling, floor work, balance and flexibility. Students should wear a leotard and shorts.
Jazz & Hip Hop
We offer 3 levels of Jazz instruction.
Students will learn a variety of jazz dance vocabulary and styles, including hip hop. They will explore different genres of jazz dance and will learn choreography set to popular and upbeat music, allowing them to connect with the rhythm and express themselves through movement. Musicality plays a significant role in jazz & hip hop dance, and students will develop their sense of rhythm, timing, and musical interpretation. They will learn to dance to various tempos, accents and dynamics, enhancing their ability to sync their movements with the music. Students should wear a leotard and shorts.
Lyrical & Contemporary
In our contemporary and lyrical classes students will learn a variety of contemporary and lyrical dance vocabulary, including floor work, turns, jumps, and extensions. They will develop their technical skills while also focusing on developing their artistic expression. Students will explore different dynamics, textures, and qualities of movement, allowing them to create beautiful and meaningful choreography. Students should wear a leotard and shorts.
This dynamic dance style combines cheerleading, hip hop and jazz to create a high-energy class with fun routines and exciting performances. From impressive stunts and jumps to synchronized group movements, cheer dance is a fun and exciting way to express yourself and show off your athletic skills.
CLASSES FOR 7-18
The troupe, known as the Dance Stop Dancers, is made up of students who dedicate themselves to focused and extensive dance training, and who pursue a high standard of performance quality and artistry. The Troupe is a competition dance team.
Dance Team is for students and families that want more than just their recreational classes but a lesser commitment then our dance troupe requires. This will give the students an opportunity to grow as a group with a more intense program, including competitions.
Dance Stop's dance intensives are designed to hone a dancer’s technique & artistry while fueling their passion. Students are challenged technically & encouraged to expand their artistry while honing their skills.
Dance Camps are for our tiny dancers ages 4 - 6. Each camp includes dancing, creative movement, arts & crafts, games and lots and lots of fun! Dance Camps are offered throughout the year and in the summer.
Offered periodically throughout the year, based on demand.
The troupe, known as the Dance Stop Dancers, is made up of students who dedicate themselves to focused and extensive dance training, and who pursue a high standard of performance quality and artistry.
All troupe members are also required to attend age specific summer sessions. Dance Stop dancers participate in regional and national competitions.
Minitots – Ages 4-6
Supertots – Ages 7-9
Small Frys – Ages 9-11
Juniors – Ages 11-13
Teens – Ages 13-15
Seniors - Ages 15-18
Dance Team is for students and families that want more than just their recreational classes but a lesser commitment then our dance troupe requires. This will give the students an opportunity to grow as a group with a more intense program.
In addition to the recital, the members are eligible to participate in competitions, fundraisers, arts festivals, and benefit shows.
Minis Ages - 7-9
Juniors Ages - 10-12
Teens Ages - 13-15
Seniors Ages - 16 and up
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AUDITIONING FOR TROUPE AND/OR DANCE TEAMS
CONTACT US TO SCHEDULE AN AUDITION.
Parlin (732)-525-0777, prompt 2
Monroe (732)-521-0770, prompt 3
Tuition is a yearly fee based on the total amount of classes within the 10 month season, not within each month. Classes missed due to holiday closings are incorporated into the yearly calendar. There are no refunds for these classes.
Tuition can be paid by one of the following options:
Option 1: One installment payment due on or before the first day of class. (Receive 5% discount)
Option 2: Two installment payments. First payment due on or before the first day of class. Second payment due February 1st.
Option 3: Ten installment payments. The first two installments are due on or before the first day of class. The remaining 8 installments (Oct-May) are due by the 10th of each month. After the 10th, a $10.00 late fee will automatically be charged to your account.
Payments can be made through your portal with: e-check, credit or debit card. Autopay is preferred.
All registration, tuition, costumes and other fees are NON-REFUNDABLE & NON-TRANSFERRABLE.
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