Dance Classes We Offer

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*All of our leveled classes follow a detailed, progressive curriculum.
*Boys and girls are welcome in all of our classes.
*All of our classes begin with a short devotional and time of prayer.

Little Lights Tots in Tutus (Ages 18 months to 3 years)

Dancers in our Tots in Tutus class will enjoy a time of fun and imagination as they learn to dance. Our youngest of dancers will enjoy dancing with butterfly wings, ribbons, and parachutes, along with various other props and creative learning tools. Tutus are encouraged and welcomed!

Little Lights Combo Classes (Ages 3-6 years)

Our Little Lights Combo Classes incorporate ballet, tap, and creative movement providing a well rounded introduction to dance. We want our little ones to discover a love for dance as they learn basic ballet and tap technique, rhythm, and coordination in an atmosphere of creativity and joy.

Little Lights Hip Hop (Ages 4-6)

Our Little Lights Hip Hop class is a fun, energetic introduction to hip hop technique and free styling. Our little hip hoppers will grow in confidence as they learn age appropriate movement and are given plenty of opportunities to shine.

Little Lights Mommy and Me Baby Wearing Ballet

Our Mommy and Me Baby Wearing Ballet class is for Mommies with babies or toddlers that can be worn in a carrier, wrap, or sling. Mommies will work on ballet technique at the barre, across the floor, and centre floor. Mommies and their babies will also enjoy creative movement, bonding exercises, and stretching. Young toddlers are free to move and play throughout this class time.

Ballet

Ballet is the foundation of all technical dance forms. Our ballet classes will incorporate the fundamentals of classical ballet education including terms and definitions. As we focus on flexibility, strength, and coordination, our dancers will learn proper feet and arm placement, balance and control, leaps, jumps, directional changes and weight transfers. Each class will incorporate barre, across the floor, and center floor choreography.

Jazz

Our high, energy jazz classes incorporate leaps, turns, coordination, musicality, and strong technique showcasing each dancer’s style and originality.

*Students must be enrolled in one of our ballet classes in order to participate in jazz.

Tap

Tap is a lively, highly entertaining style of dance providing great benefits to the dancer’s body including; increased muscular strength, flexibility, cardiovascular conditioning, and enhanced cognitive abilities. Our tap classes combine traditional tap with innovative choreography helping our dancers to gain a strong sense of rhythm and timing. We offer classes from beginning through advanced, including beginner and intermediate teen/adult classes.

Hip Hop

Our Hip Hop classes provide students with the opportunity to learn a wide variety of hip hop moves in a wholesome, appropriate manner. Students will learn hip hop technique from different eras providing them with dance vocabulary needed for free styling and battling. Our hip hop dancers will be encouraged to develop their own unique style and groove. We offer classes from beginning through advanced, including beginner and intermediate teen/adult classes.

Contemporary

Contemporary dance is a beautiful fusion of classical ballet, modern, and jazz styles of dance. Our students will grow in body awareness, creativity, and strength as they participate in this popular dance genre.

*Students must be enrolled in one of our ballet classes in order to participate in contemporary.

Lyrical

Our lyrical classes combine ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance. Lyrical dance is performed to the “lyrics” of a song. Our students will learn to create inspired movement that expresses deep emotions. Choreography, facial expression, fluidity, and grace will be emphasized in our lyrical classes.

*Students must be enrolled in one of our ballet classes in order to participate in lyrical.

Pre-Pointe

Our pre-pointe classes are created for students interested in furthering their ballet training with a desire to dance “En Pointe”. Development of core muscles, feet, and leg strength will be emphasized along with balance and proper form.

*Dancers must be 10+ and enrolled in Level 3 Ballet or higher.

Pointe

For our more advanced dancers, pointe class shares all of the elements of our leveled ballet classes with a special emphasis on pointe shoes. Proper form, strength, and grace are developed through extensive barre work, progressing to movement across and center floor.

*Students must be 12+, enrolled in Level 3 ballet or higher, and previously enrolled in a pre-pointe class. Students must receive instructor approval in order to participate in pointe.

Pre-Teen Combo

Our Pre-Teen Combo class is designed for students ages 10 to 12 who have little to no previous dance experience. We will incorporate the fundamentals of ballet, tap, and jazz technique, preparing these students to join our leveled classes. We greatly value our teen and pre-teen beginners.

Teen Combo

Our Teen Combo class is designed for students ages 13+ who have little to no previous dance experience. We will incorporate the fundamentals of ballet, tap, and jazz technique, preparing these students to join our leveled classes. We greatly value our teen and pre-teen beginners.

Awaken Adult Lyrical/Contemporary

Our adult combo class is for dancers 17+. This class will include lyrical, and contemporary technique along with creative movement and prophetic dance. This class is designed to bring transformation, healing, and spiritual growth through the art of dance. Women of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to participate. This class is FREE tuition, with regular attendance required in order to participate. (Annual $25 registration fee still applies)

Adult Beginning/Intermediate Ballet

This class is for dancers 17+. Ballet is the foundation of all technical dance forms. Our ballet classes will incorporate the fundamentals of classical ballet education including terms and definitions. As we focus on flexibility, strength, and coordination, our dancers will learn proper feet and arm placement, balance and control, leaps, jumps, directional changes and weight transfers. Each class will incorporate barre, across the floor, and center floor choreography.

Adult Beginning Hip Hop

This class is for adults new to learning hip hop. Our Hip Hop classes provide students with the opportunity to learn a wide variety of hip hop moves in a wholesome, appropriate manner. Students will learn hip hop technique from different eras providing them with dance vocabulary needed for free styling and battling. Our hip hop dancers will be encouraged to develop their own unique style and groove.

Teen/Adult INT/ADV Hip Hop

This class is for teens and adults with intermediate to advanced hip hop experience. Our Hip Hop classes provide students with the opportunity to learn a wide variety of hip hop moves in a wholesome, appropriate manner. Students will learn hip hop technique from different eras providing them with dance vocabulary needed for free styling and battling. Our hip hop dancers will be encouraged to develop their own unique style and groove.

Adult Tap

This class is for adults with beginning to intermediate tap experience. Teenagers are also welcome to participate upon request. Tap is a lively, highly entertaining style of dance providing great benefits to the dancer’s body including; increased muscular strength, flexibility, cardiovascular conditioning, and enhanced cognitive abilities. Our tap classes combine traditional tap with innovative choreography helping our dancers to gain a strong sense of rhythm and timing.

StartLight Special Needs

While our Starlight dancers may have special needs, we also recognize that they have special gifts. Just as the stars reflect the light of the sun, so our Starlight dancers shine the light of Jesus, made in His image for His glory. A teacher with special needs and special gifts teaches our Starlight classes. Parent participation is encouraged and welcomed. To find out if our Starlight classes would be a good fit for your and your child please contact us at (970)667-2060 or email us at inquiries@lighthousedance.com.

Starlight Ages 4-7
Dancers will use their senses as they dancing, learning more about colors, sounds, smells, and sensations around them through the use of props and creative movement. Dancers will learn basic dance technique, rhythm, and musicality all in an atmosphere of love, acceptance, and joy. Parent participation is welcomed and encouraged and may be required.

Starlight Lyrical/Worship Ages 8-12
Dancers with and without special needs are welcomed in this class. Dancers will work on basic ballet and lyrical technique as they learn more about what it means to be a child of God. They will worship the Lord and share their gift of dance with others through creative choreography that is taught in class. Dancers will utilize creative learning tools, and props in class. Dancers in wheelchairs are welcome!

Starlight Lyrical/Worship Teen/Adult
Dancers with and without special needs are welcomed in this class. Dancers will work on basic ballet and lyrical technique as they learn more about what it means to be a child of God. They will worship the Lord and share their gift of dance with others through creative choreography that is taught in class. Dancers will utilize creative learning tools, and props in class. Dancers in wheelchairs are welcome!

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