Pre-school & Youth hip hop, ballet, Tap, and Jazz Dance classes
MPDC offers a non-competitive environment to introduce your pre-schooler to the basics of dance and movement—all while having fun! Dance classes encourage listening, following directions, exercise, building coordination, plus they are known to boost self-esteem and confidence.
What you can expect when you enroll in a class at MPDC:
- Small class sizes. From the very first class, we want to get to know your child and start to build a lasting relationship. We love to watch our students develop over the years because our students are like family!
- Improved coordination and rhythm. Most of the time our students are having so much fun they don’t realize they are learning!
- Lots of time for imaginative games and creative movement.
- A wonderful beginning to their dance education. Your child will be learning from a professional and receive great dance instruction from day one.
Classes for Preschoolers & youth
Mini Ballet: In this class ballet basics are learned and mastered and Coordination and balance are enhanced.
Mini Hip Hop: This dance class is a fusion of basic hip hop and creative movement to get all the dancing wiggles out. Through creativity, the dance class focuses on kid’s muscle development, coordination, and musicality!
Mini Ballet/Tap Combo: Our students will explore the art of dance with 20 minute tap class, followed by a shoe change and 20 minute ballet class.
Ballet 1/Tap 1 Combo: Our Dancers will learn basic ballet vocabulary, barre exercises, Ballet moves, stretches, postures and choreography, while also learning basic tap movement.
Youth Hip Hop: This energetic class will allows its dancers to perform with freedom of movement, adding in their own personalities. Hip hop dancing is an ideal way to express one’s creativeness.
Youth Hip Hop/Jazz Combo: This class teaches fundamental jazz steps and combines the elements of hip-hop moves and contemporary music. Our classes combine these two dance styles into one program that has been designed for the young dancer!
Ballet 1: Our Ballet Dancers will learn basic ballet vocabulary, barre exercises, Ballet moves, stretches, postures and choreography.
AcroDance: Acrobatic Dance, or Acro, is the beautiful fusion of classic dance technique and the precision and athleticism of acrobatic elements.
The program is based on safe and effective progressions with proven results in flexibility, strength, balancing, limbering & tumbling.