Class Descriptions



Acrobats


Ages 5-16
We will work on beginner to advanced tumbling tricks as well as strength and flexibility.
Students will be able to move at their own pace and set their own goals.
This course combines acrobatic technique with elements of dance.
The curriculum is designed to increase gross motor skills, muscle strength, endurance, flexibility, agility, and coordination Beginning with simple rolls and stretches, this class teaches cartwheels, bridges, and back bends, moving into walkovers, limbers, handsprings, aerials, flips and combinations.
An energetic class that is great for the student who likes to bounce, flip and bend! 


Ballet


Ages 6-Adult
Students will learn the basic ballet vocabulary and movements while being introduced to a ballet class setting.
This class focuses on discipline, muscle strengthening, and learning correct alignment.
Movement will incorporate use of placement, turn out, and continuous energy.
This class will be executed as a traditional ballet class starting with barre work and continuing to center work.


Contemporary


Ages 8-18
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to take Ballet as accompanying class.
This is a class fusion of ballet, jazz, lyrical and modern danced with a lot of emotion.
It will teach how to express your feelings through the movement of your body.
It will also teach you to be a more graceful and mature dancer.
These styles are very heartfelt and are made to tell a story through the dancing.
This class consists of major stretching and serious strengthening.


Funky Divas-Kinder Combo


Ages 5-6 (geared for students that are going into Kindergarten in Fall 2016)
1-hour class Consisting of Ballet & Jazz
Get your dancing shoes on and come have some fun in this class.  
Experience some really cool dance moves with crazy fun tunes.  
Creative and Fun routines will get you moving in this electrifying class.


Funky Divas Dance Combo


Ages 5-9
1-hr class consisting of Ballet, Jazz & Tap
Get your dancing shoes on and come have some fun in this class.  
Experience some really cool dance moves with crazy fun tunes.  
Creative and Fun routines will get you moving in this electrifying class.


Hip Hop


Ages 6-Adult
High-energy hip hop dance class that enables boys and girls to learn the basic moves in being a great dancer. Dancers develop musicality, creativity, listening skills and coordination. This class includes hip hop, basic break dancing, and dance games. Emphasis on body conditioning and transitions.
This class focuses on developing an ear for rhythms and exploring syncopation through the music and choreography. Students will be expected to learn and execute a series of challenging combinations.


Jazz


Ages 6-Adult
An upbeat and energetic class in which students will explore traditional and contemporary styles.
Each class begins with a warm up-body conditioning-stretching session and will progress into center work and combinations across the floor, focusing on correct alignment, arm and core strength, isolations, pirouettes and leaps.  
Great for the dancer who wants to be challenged and perfect their technique.  
Great preparation for High School Dance Team.


Leaps & Turns


Ages 6-Adult
In Leaps and Turns each student will learn the correct technical aspects of pirouettes, leaps, and jumps.
We will focus mainly on placement, spotting, balance, weight and direction changes. Rather than focusing on choreography each student will develop strength and power through short variations and combinations across the floor.


Musical Theater


Ages 6-18
This class will cater to children interested in dance, singing and acting.
The course will focus on presenting songs with choreography and the development of a character in a fun and supportive environment. Students will participate in group activities and exercises designed to encourage the development of young delicate voices and bodies while solo work will encourage confidence for young performers on stage and off.


Pointe


Student must be invited En Pointe by Ms. Krystal Bryan
Pointe class may only be taken by permission of the instructor.  
Focusing on ankle strengthening and proper pointe technique students will work mainly at the barre-moving to the center as the student progresses.


Tap


Ages 6-Adult
Learn basic proper tap technique, develop rhythm and timing skills, learn fun step combinations, and work on different footwork abilities through across the floor exercises. Tap is a great way to increase memory ability, social skills, coordination, and just have an enjoyable time while getting a good leg work out.

Monday

  • 5:15-6:15 pm Acrobats (Ages 5 & older) ALMOST FULL

         Ms. Cheri                   

  • 6:15-7 pm Kidz combo (Ages 4-5)

          Ms. Cheri ALMOST FULL

  • 7-8 pm Acrobats (Ages 5-10 years old) ALMOST FULL

          Ms. Cheri


Tuesday

  • 5-6 pm Jazz 10 & Older-Ms. Cheri
  • 6-6:45 pm Tap’n & Tumble’n

        (Ages 3-5) Ms. Cheri FULL

  • 6:45-7:45 pm Jazz (Ages 6-9)-Ms. Cheri
  • 7:45-8:30 pm Tap (Ages 6-9)-Ms. Cheri ALMOST FULL


Wednesday

  • 4:30-5 pm Pointe-Ms. Krystal
  • 5-6 pm Ballet 10 & Older-

        Ms. Krystal ALMOST FULL       

  • 5:30-6:30 pm Funky Divas KINDER Combo (Ages 4-6)-Ms. Cheri ALMOST FULL
  • 6-7 pm Ballet (Ages 6-9)-

        Ms. Krystal ALMOST FULL        

  • 6:30-7:30 pm Funky Divas DANCE Combo (Ages 6-9)-Ms. Cheri ALMOST FULL
  • 7-8 pm Contemporary Ages 8 & Older Ms. Krystal  ALMOST FULL 
  • 7:30-8:30 pm Acrobats Ages 5 & Older-Ms. Cheri FULL


Thursday

  • 5:30-6:30 pm Tap Intermediate/

        Advanced- Ms. Cheri                   

  • 6:30-7:30 pm Hip Hop (Ages 5-9)-Ms. Ice ALMOST FULL
  • 6:30-7:15 pm Tiny Tots Tumble (Ages 3-5)​ Ms. Cheri  ALMOST FULL 
  • 7:30-8:30 pm Hip Hop 10 & Older-Ms. Ice ALMOST FULL
  • 7:15-8:15 pm Leaps & Turns (Pure Technique for Ages 6 & Older)-Ms. Cheri ALMOST FULL


Saturday

  • 9-9:55 am Musical Theater 10 & older 

        Ms. Melissa 

  • 10-10:55 am Musical Theater

          (Ages 5-9)-Ms. Melissa ALMOST FULL

TaJazz

School Of

​Dance

Click here to 

Schedule & Enroll


SPRING 2017

Classes Start FEBRUARY 6th

Now Enrolling


Teaching Quality Dance

(Utilizing Age Appropriate Costumes & Music)

in Fun, Nurturing Dance Rooms

1100 NW Knox, Blue Springs, MO 64015
816-229-5200

​Classes start at $ 35.00/month.  We have a family rate that can't be beat.  Your family can take up to 10 classes per week for only $ 100.00/month.  Call 816-229-5200 for More Info.