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Tumbling - A form of gymnastics performed without props or equipment. Dancers will master skills ranging from front rolls, bridges, walk-overs, handsprings, tucks, aerials and more depending on level.
Hip Hop - Is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping and locking. Classes will encourage students to stop outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements.
Break Dance - Incorporates intricate body movements, strong acrobatic moves, coordination, and style. Students will be led through freezes, footwork, and top rocks, among other skills.
Jazz - Class will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality and developing complex rhythms and patterns.
Ballet - Class will focus on basic ballet technique, proper body alignment, terminology and musicality.
Lyrical - Dance is a fusion of ballet and jazz dance techniques.
Tap - Classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination and speed of movement.
Acro Dance - Dance is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements.
Cheer - Will teach cheers, motions, dance, jumps, kicks, voice projection and beginning tumbling.
Team - This program is for dancers who are wanting to be introduced to the competition dance atmosphere. This is a great program for dancers who have participated in our Artistic Program for 1-2 years and now looking for the next step. This is also a great fit for dancers who are coming from another recreational program or any dancer wanting to take dance a bit more serious. Team members go to 3 competitions. Hours vary from 2-5 depending on which team they are placed on.
Crew - This program is break dancers, who have been training in break dance for 1-2 years and looking to commit them selves more to battles, hip hop culture and training. Breakers train in top rocking, freezing, footwork & power, as well and open session on Friday's, which allows them to fine tune freestyle. We have the only bboy/bgirl program, that is under the direction of one of Element Dance Center's owner, Bobby Kuhn. This makes for a great, positive and healthy atmosphere for dancers, where they have dedicated, consistent and committed teachers, weekly.
Competition Hip Hop - This program is for hip hop dancers, who have been training recreational classes and are looking to gain competitive performance experience and more intense class training. Dancers train 1-2 hours per week, depending on which team they are on. There is a focus on hip hop training as well as hip hop choreography and competition routines.
Company - This program is for dancers who want intense dance training because they are individuals who enjoy being challenged. This is also a great fit for dancers who would like to be members of high school drill team, dance company, pursue dance in college or as a profession. Company members train 6-11 hours per week, depending on which company they are on. This program is a technical focus on ballet, jazz technique, tap, choreography and competition routines, as well as various movement and style quality. Dancers in this program train with some of Utah's best teachers/dancers in the industry.
Cheer Team- This program is expanding in the 2018-2019 season and will be under the direction of Kiryae Underwood.
Open Classes - These are for dancers, wanting to add supplemental training to their current schedules either at our facility or another. These classes are drop in classes. We offer a variety of open classes and different levels. If your dancer is interested, please email us first to ensure they are attending the best class for them and their ability.
Level 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ballet, jazz technique or tap - We offer these in 5 levels, all ages and these are intended as supplemental, non-performance classes. Most of the level classes are required for our competitive programs but we are now opening slots up to dancers who are wanting to take their training a bit more serious. If you are in an Artistic Program and wanting to add an extra ballet, jazz technique or tap class, this is the perfect fit. If you are preparing to audition for a high school team, or other dance avenue, these are the perfect classes to add. Dancers can only add these after an observation class, to ensure they fit the level desired.