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Dance Classes

Sondance Studio provides professional dance instruction in various styles taught by degreed/experienced instructors. Our instructors energize and challenge students of every level to learn to love dance through superior dance technique.

Dress Code

The dress code and required attire for each class can be found in the class descriptions.

Suggested registration guidelines for students new to Sondance

Ballet & Tap

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Level Age / Grade Level
Red 3, 4, & 5 year olds.
Red & Fuschia 3, 4, 5 & 6 year olds.
Fuschia Kindergarten.
Tangerine 1st and 2nd grade.
Coral 2nd & 3rd grade.
Orange 4th & 5th grade, Teacher Recommendation.
Magenta 5th grade & older with no experience or returning after several years away from dance.

Ballet, Tap & Jazz

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Level Age / Grade Level
Yellow 6th grade and older, Teacher Recommendation.
Green Ballet Teacher Recommendation.
Teal Ballet Teacher Recommendation.
Blue Ballet ** Teacher Recommendation.
Silver Tap / Jazz Teacher Recommendation.
Gold Tap / Jazz Teacher Recommendation.
Lavender 5th grade and older, Teacher Recommendation.
Violet Pre-Pointe & Pointe ** Teacher Recommendation.
** Student must be in two ballet classes per week.

Specialty Classes

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Level Age / Grade Level
Copper Modern 5th grade and older.
Father & Daughter No prerequisites.

Fall Classes | Short Term Classes | Summer Classes


Locations: Burnsville Studio | Spring Lake Park Studio | Creative Musical Experiences & Expressions Camp

Spring Lake Park Studio

 

Ballet/Tap

Tuesdays, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM starting July 11, 2017 at our Spring Lake Park Studio.

Instructor: Rebecca Owens. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Ages: 7-9.

Tuition is:

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1 payment(s) of $67.60 per 5 classes if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $65.00 per 5 classes if paying by Cash or Check.

This class is a wonderful opportunity for students to strengthen both their

"ballet and tap ABILITIES"!

TAP Class will begin at the “tap barre” and progresses to center floor combinations and repetitive exercises, instilling a strong foundation for the beginner tapper. This class emphasizes the development of tap technique & terminology with an introduction to various styles of tap.

BALLET Class will focus on basic ballet technique, proper body alignment, French terminology and musicality. This class will also focus on positions of the arms, direction of the body and increased movement vocabulary and work on developing their Leaps/Jumps and Turns! Students will be introduced to elementary barre and center work.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers and black tap shoes

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers and black tap shoes


Ballet/Pre-Pointe Level 1

Thursdays, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM starting July 13, 2017 at our Spring Lake Park Studio.

Instructor: Audi Dickey. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Ages 10-13.

Tuition is:

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1 payment(s) of $67.60 per 5 classes if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $65.00 per 5 classes if paying by Cash or Check.

BALLET and PRE-MODERN DANCE

This class offers a ballet core, moving into the basics of modern dance. It will focus on students' BALLET technique and skill, and MODERN dance elements such as weight shift, floorwork, contractions, weight sharing, basic lifts, and a limited amount of improvisation. This class is a great choice for students looking to keep up their ballet technique while exploring a new style of dance.

No previous modern dance experience is required.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers

Modern dance is barefoot

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers


Ballet/Pre-Pointe/Pointe Level 2

Thursdays, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM starting July 13, 2017 at our Spring Lake Park Studio.

Instructor: Audi Dickey. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Teacher Recommendation.

Tuition is:

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1 payment(s) of $145.60 per 5 classes if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $140.00 per 5 classes if paying by Cash or Check.

BALLET and MODERN DANCE

BALLET: This advanced level ballet class challenges the student with more complex combinations at the barre and in the center. The students will work on fluidity of movement, balance, and combinations with a focus on positions of the arms, legs and feet using classical ballet vocabulary.

MODERN

The modern dance portion of class will focus on elements of modern dance such as contract and release, head-tail connection, floorwork, weight shift, spinal articulation, weight sharing, partnering, lifts, and improvisation. Modern dance will be taught barefoot.

Upper level ballet students are required to take Ballet Pre-Pointe/Pointe if they are currently in Pre-Pointe/Pointe class or if recommended by teacher to join.

The 2 1/2 hour class is open to students new to Sondance with ballet experience and instructor approval.

Audi Dickey and Becca Stevens will teach this class

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers.

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers.


Creative Movement

Mondays, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM starting July 10, 2017 at our Spring Lake Park Studio.

Instructor: Gabby Plaep. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Ages: 3-4.

Tuition is:

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1 payment(s) of $41.60 per 5 classes if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $40.00 per 5 classes if paying by Cash or Check.

This ½ hour class is designed to be full of joyful and creative movement that taps into the heart of the every dancer! Rhythm, balance, pre-ballet and basic classroom following skills are nurtured and developed through the use of instruments, props and various styles of music.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Any color leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers

Boys: White t-shirt, dark shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers


Creative Movement

Thursdays, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM starting July 13, 2017 at our Spring Lake Park Studio.

Instructor: Gabby Plaep. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Ages 3-4.

Tuition is:

-- or --

1 payment(s) of $41.60 per 5 classes if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $40.00 per 5 classes if paying by Cash or Check.

This ½ hour class is designed to be full of joyful and creative movement that taps into the heart of the every dancer! Rhythm, balance, pre-ballet and basic classroom following skills are nurtured and developed through the use of instruments, props and various styles of music.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Any color leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers

Boys: White t-shirt, dark shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers


Dance for the Young

Thursdays, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM starting July 13, 2017 at our Spring Lake Park Studio.

Instructor: Gabby Plaep. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Ages 5-7.

Tuition is:

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1 payment(s) of $46.80 per 5 classes if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $45.00 per 5 classes if paying by Cash or Check.

Boys and girls ages 5-6 may enroll in Dance for the Young. This 45-minute combination class for pre-school and kindergarten students, including creative movement, Pre-Ballet work, and basic Tap.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Any color leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers, black tap shoes, and black tap ties.

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers and black boys tap shoes.


Dance for the Young

Mondays, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM starting July 10, 2017 at our Spring Lake Park Studio.

Instructor: Gabby Plaep. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Ages 4-6.

Tuition is:

-- or --

1 payment(s) of $46.80 per 5 classes if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $45.00 per 5 classes if paying by Cash or Check.

Boys and girls ages 5-6 may enroll in Dance for the Young. This 45-minute combination class for pre-school and kindergarten students, including creative movement, Pre-Ballet work, and basic Tap.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Any color leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers, black tap shoes, and black tap ties.

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers and black boys tap shoes.


Private Lessons / Semi-private

Any Day, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM starting June 19, 2017 at our Spring Lake Park Studio.

Instructor: TBD. | Age Level/Prerequisites: 10 and older.

Tuition is:

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1 payment(s) of $26.00 per lesson if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $25.00 per lesson if paying by Cash or Check.

Private/semi private lessons for children and adults

Please call for information if you are interested in private lessons.

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Tap

Tuesdays, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM starting July 11, 2017 at our Spring Lake Park Studio.

Instructor: Rebecca Owens. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Yellow and older.

Tuition is:

-- or --

1 payment(s) of $67.60 per 5 classes if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $65.00 per 5 classes if paying by Cash or Check.

Tap and Rhythm

Keep on tapping! Students will learn new tap steps, work on technique to enhance tap sound and tap speed as well as learn how to develop their own style! This a great class for someone who would like to advance their skills while having fun.

DRESS CODE:

Wear movable, comfortable clothes and black split-sole tap shoes