Acro Classes Our acrobatics classes are lots of fun and very interactive. Some of the skills taught in these classes are: somersaults, handstands, walkovers, and more! These classes are a great supplement to any dancers’ training and the skills taught are often used in other dance styles.
Ballet Classes Our ballet classes help to build the foundation for other dance styles and are important for any dancer regardless of level or age. Ballet helps strengthen the core, work on body awareness, and develop proper alignment. Our teachers are trained to work with both new and experienced students while providing an outlet to broaden and challenge all dancers’ abilities.
Ballet Tap Tumble Our Ballet Tap Tumble class is designed for students ages 2-5. Our instructors are trained to ensure that these young students remain safe while having lots of fun learning basic acrobatic/tumbling skills, ballet technique, and tap technique. This is a great opportunity to get your dancers moving while exposing them to dance at an early age.
Ballroom and Social Dance Classes Our ballroom classes focus on a variety of different ballroom and social dance styles, including salsa, tango, waltz, and more! These classes can be done with or without a partner and help build skills that can be applied in many other dance classes and styles, as well.
Break Dance (Breakin') Our break dance (breakin') classes help new and experienced breakers learn the correct technique for becoming the greatest b-boy or b-girl they can be. Our talented, energetic, and friendly instructors will have you doing uprock, floor work, and freezes in no time!
Broadway Jazz/Musical Theater Our musical theater class is designed to focus on the key elements of theatrical performance, including breathing, facial expressions, acting, and using the entire body to portray emotions. The students use jazz technique in their dance training while engaging in fun and educational activities to further their acting and performance abilities.
Contemporary and Modern Classes Our diverse contemporary and modern classes are ideal for dancers of different experience levels who want to explore the art of movement and expression. These classes incorporate elements of ballet technique, inversions, and floor work.
Dancing Dames and Dudes Our Dancing Dames and Dudes class is a low impact ballet, jazz, and technique class for our older students (recommended 40 years old and up) who want to learn to or continue to dance and have fun while working on performance skills. Our Dancing Dames and Dudes starts with a warm up, stretching, and some strengthening to help our older students maintain a healthy balanced regimen.
Fitness Classes Our workout and fitness classes are designed for people of all ages and fitness levels. Our fun and friendly instructors use a variety of workout techniques ranging from cardio based movement to strength focused routines, while teaching at an appropriate level and personalizing the experience for each individual’s needs.
Heels and Burlesque Class Our heels class explores the foundations of burlesque while incorporating fun, modern movement and some hip hop to help build self confidence and strength. This is an open level class for anyone over the age of 18 to enjoy. We ask that dancers do not wear stiletto heels to class as they will damage our floors.
Hip Hop Our hip hop classes start with a warm-up that includes elements of freestyling, stretching, and conditioning, followed by a focus on different types of grooves from various styles of street dance. The teacher then moves onto choreography, combining old and new school hip hop as well as other styles of street dance such as house, popping, locking, elements of breaking, and more.
Jazz Classes Our jazz classes cover many different variations of jazz, including traditional jazz, commercial jazz, and other more modern styles. Jazz is a great supplement to many other types of dance, including ballet. We offer musical theater, as well, which teaches students broadway style jazz along with some singing and acting skills.
Tap Classes Our tap classes offer a range of multi-level options for students of all ages and skill levels. They are an exciting way to learn new rhythms and advance tap techniques, while also incorporating elements of music theory. Classes utilize techniques rooted in both broadway and rhythm tap styles.
Urban Tango Our Urban Tango dance class explores a fusion of both Argentine Tango and American Tango. This class is perfect for beginners or those with moderate experience who would like to expand their skill set. This class can be done with or without a partner and helps build skills that can be applied to other dance classes and styles, as well.
Class Level Descriptions
Mini/Mini 1 Mini classes are foundational classes for young dancers who have little to no prior dance experience. These classes are packed full of fun technique and engaging learning. Recommended age: 2-6 years old Pre-Requisites: None
Mini 2 Mini 2 classes are foundational classes for young dancers with some prior dance experience aimed towards building their technique. These classes are packed full of fun technique and engaging learning. Recommended age: 4-6 years old Pre-Requisites: Mini 1
Level 1 Our Level 1 classes are designed for students with little to no dance experience. These classes provide a strong foundation for our dancers, which is instrumental in being able to move to higher level classes. Recommended age: 6 years old & up Pre-Requisites: None
Level 2 Our Level 2 classes are designed for students who already have a basic dance foundation. The goal of this level is to apply the fundamental technique our dancers already know and introduce them to more challenging steps. Recommended age: 8 years old & up Pre-Requisites: Level 1
Level 3 Our Level 3 classes are intermediate/advanced, and aim to push and challenge our students. Dancers must already have a strong understanding of technique and movement to participate in these classes. Recommended age: 9 years old & up Pre-Requisites: Level 2
Teen/Adult Beginning/Intermediate Our Teen/Adult Beginning/Intermediate classes are designed for teens and adults who have never danced before, as well as those looking to deepen their understanding and practice their basic and intermediate technique. Recommended age: 13 years old & up Pre-Requisites: None
Teen/Adult Intermediate/Advanced Our Teen/Adult Intermediate/Advanced classes are designed for both adult and teen students that already have a lot of technical knowledge and are looking to push themselves and deepen their understanding within the dance style. Recommended age: 13 years old & up Pre-Requisites: Beginning/Intermediate classes and/or Level 2 classes
Teen/Adult Open Level Our Teen/Adult Open Level classes are for everyone. Whether you have no dance experience, or are an advanced dancer, these classes are for you. Recommended age: 13 years old & up Pre-Requisites: None
Tap 1A and Tap 1B Our Tap 1A and 1B classes are for students with little to no tap dance experience. These classes focus on basic technique and musicality. Recommended age: Youth Classes - 6 years old & up; Teen/Adult Classes - 13 years old & up Pre-Requisites: None for 1A; Tap 1A or some prior tap experience for 1B
Tap 2 Our Tap 2 classes are for students who already have tap experience, and are looking for more of a challenge. These classes focus on tap technique and musicality. Recommended age: Youth Classes - 7 years old & up; Teen/Adult Classes - 13 years old & up Pre-Requisites: Tap 1B
Tap 3 Our Tap 3 class is designed for students who already have a strong fundamental base of tap knowledge. This class aims to push the students while diving deeper into technique, musicality, and foundational elevated movement. Recommended age: 9 years old & up Pre-Requisites: Tap 2
Tap 4 Our Tap 4 class is an intermediate/advanced class which focuses on musicality, advanced technique, advanced elevated movement, loose ankle technique, and more. Recommended age: 11 years old & up Pre-Requisites: Tap 3
Tap 5 Our Tap 5 class is an advanced class geared toward students who already have a lot of high level technical knowledge. This class explores very advanced technique, musicality, elevated movement, loose ankle technique, and more. Recommended age: 14 years old & up Pre-Requisites: Tap 4
Kid's Ballroom Our kids ballroom classes are designed for kids with little to no ballroom or social dance experience. They will learn the foundations of many styles, such as rhumba , cha-cha, salsa, quickstep, foxtrot, and more! Recommended age: 8-12 years old Pre-Requisites: None
Beginning Ballroom Our beginning ballroom classes are designed for students with little to no ballroom or social dance experience. They will learn the foundations of many styles, such as rhumba, cha-cha, salsa, foxtrot, and more! Recommended age: 12 years old & up Pre-Requisites: None Beginning/Intermediate Ballroom Our beginning/intermediate ballroom classes are designed for students with some ballroom and social dance experience who already have a basic knowledge of the different styles. They will dive deeper into many styles, such as rhumba, cha-cha, salsa, foxtrot, tango, and more! Recommended age: 12 years old & up Pre-Requisites: Beginning Ballroom and/or Kid's Ballroom
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Magnolia Center: 5130 Hollister Ave, Santa Barbara, CA 93111