The Youth Dance Program at Si View offers a high level of professional instruction with a strong emphasis on technique, fitness and fun. Each student receives individual attention, initiating the joy and appreciation of dance and music. We allow each student the freedom of creative expression in a nurturing and motivating environment designed to enhance self-esteem.
Dance classes are taught by experienced instructors: Sara Werner, Cristie Coffing, Anna Maria Maccarrone, Lia Werner, Lindsey Flanagan, and Emmy Fansler.
Si View’s Dance Program offers a high level of professional instruction with a strong emphasis on technique, fitness, and fun. Each student receives individual attention, initiating the joy and appreciation of dance and music. We allow each student the freedom of creative expression in a nurturing and motivating environment designed to enhance self-esteem.
Learn jazz steps and across the floor movements while developing a personal sense of artistic expression. For the more advanced students they will contribute to choreography and advance their performance skills.
Tappers learn basic rhythmic steps and terminology. Students work on perfecting basic skills and rhythms while learning fun combinations.
Come twirl and skip like a ballerina. This fun beginners class will offer the foundation for ballet. Students will learn ballet positions and build strength while making new friends dancing. Great for developing coordination and confidence.
These classes focus on the basic ballet vocabulary, emphasizing correct alignment. Barre-work, adagio and petite and grand allegro build strength and grace in a non-competitive encouraging environment. Grace, style and ballet discipline will continue to be mastered.
More than just an advanced ballet class. In classical ballet when a dancer uses special shoes (called pointe shoes) to dance ‘en pointe’ (on their toes) they have reached a new level. This is for the serious intermediate/advanced student. Only those who are found qualified by the teacher can participate.
This new choreography class will meet 5 times before recital week—once a month to guide the dancers through the process of creating choreography. This extra performance opportunity will allow dancers time to create their own work to put on stage during our recital day. Solos, duets and small groups will be determined at the first class meeting as well as homework of finding music. Each month we will share our progress and have deadlines to stay on track leading up to recital time. Costumes will be coordinated for recital day. Come create with us and share your talent with the audience on our big day!
This program will provide the more mature dancer with a higher level of technical, rhythmic, spatial and strength challenges. We will focus on choreography and expression, all the while keeping an emphasis on the joy of dance. This program is for 13 and up, or by teacher permission.
These modern classes will focus on techniques from different modern masters, including Graham, Limon & Evans. Students will learn methods, choreography and improvisation while building their dance language and having fun!
Hip Hop is a fun, popular style of dance for boys and girls. In this class we will be focusing on establishing a good body rhythm and learning basic to intermediate pop choreography. Students will start learning how to control spins, perform leaps and learn choreography to top 40 pop singles.
Combo classes provide a great opportunity to explore a diversity of dance styles. Come have fun experiencing the multiple disciplines of tap, ballet & Jazz.
This is a great introduction to dance and theater for both boys and girls. Learn the basic steps of jazz, hip hop, and ballet while moving your body to the beat. Stretch your muscles and your imagination as you enjoy a class of fun and increase your creativity and coordination!