TINY TOTS/CREATIVE MOVEMENT:  Basic movement and locomotor skills for 2 - 4 year olds. Students must be 2 by December. They must be potty-trained, be able to follow basic directions, and say goodbye to mom and dad at the classroom door.

MINI'S/CREATIVE DANCE: Blends movement, music, improvisations, and basic dance steps while providing and excellent introduction for future study of all dance techniques. Ages 5-6.

TAP:  All ages can enjoy the rhythms and movements of tap. In addition to interpreting the mood of the music, students also develop coordination of mind and body and a more perceptive sense of rhythm, timing, and phrasing

BALLET:  Ballet is the foundation of all dancing. It provides the grace, poise, and technique needed to be proficient in other areas of dance and gymnastics.

PRE-BALLET: Basic ballet skills, terminology, rhythm, and coordination are taught, practiced, and developed through movements and music.

JAZZ:  Class includes isolations, stretches, and footwork. The entire body gets a workout as students are exposed to contemporary and theatrical jazz styles. Students must be enrolled in a ballet technique class in order to take jazz classes.

PRE-JAZZ: Basic jazz movements, streches and footwork.  

MODERN/CONTEMPORARY:  Class is offered to students with a ballet and jazz background who are studying ballet concurrently. It encompasses balance, control, flexibility, and interpretation of music with dance.

HIP HOP: This class starts with a conditioning warm-up and teaches contemporary street dance.

AFRO-CARRIBEAN: This class unites dance, rhythm, and song. It creates an enviornment and dance community that nutures, heals, renews, and inspires the body and soul.

MAJORETTE: A dance style that performs stunts by dance movements and gymnastics.

PRAISE DANCE: Employs Ballet and Interpretive dance with a lot of additional arm movements.

ACRO/TUMBLING:  The skill, practice or sport of excuting gymnastics without the use of an apparatus. 

ADULT CLASSES: In tap, jazz, ballet and hip hop are a wonderful form of conditioning and are extremely enjoyable.  any parents of current students take classes at our studio.  You're never too old to dance!

Every attempt should be made for students to attend class each week. A student’s attendance not only impacts their development, but the progress of the class as a whole. 

1. Students more than 15 minutes late for class will not be allowed to participate. They will have to sit and watch and take notes on the class. 

2. Absences: Each student is allowed 5 excused absences. Excused absences include: weddings, funerals, graduations, school functions and illness. Likewise, students are allowed 5 unexcused absences. 

3. If a student has more than 5 unexcused absences, and  the parent has not made contact with the, they will be dropped from the roll. 

4. If a student is going to be absent, please send an email in advance to: phillymovements@aol.com 

Philly Movements Dance Company