Class Descriptions

Youth Classes:

Mini’s Combination Class

This class is designed for our 3 & 4 year olds. Even though this is our youngest group of dancers, at Statesboro Elite, proper dance technique is stressed at all levels. During this 45 minute class, they will be taught the basic terminology, beginner tap steps, and ballet. Dancers will gain the foundation that they will need to allow their talent, education and creativity to thrive as a future dancer. Our Mini’s also have the option to join our “Petite Elites” Competition Team, where your child will have the opportunity to compete at regional and national dance competitions around the Statesboro area.

 

Petite’s Combination Class

This class is designed for our 5-7 year olds. This class is one hour, and they will be exposed to tap, ballet, and jazz. Dancers will develop basic skills and gain the foundation that they will need to allow their talent, education and creativity to thrive as a future dancer. Our petite’s also have the option to join our “Petite Elites” Competition Team, meaning your child will have the opportunity to compete at regional and national dance competitions around the Statesboro area.

Tiny Tumbling

This class is designed for students ages 3 & 4 to train in the beginning stages of Acro Dance. This style combines dance technique training with precision acrobatic elements, while increasing flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline, body awareness, coordination and concentration. Additionally, this class will be run by two instructors at all times in order to ensure the safety of all dancers, and also provide as much individualized attention to each dancer as possible.

 

Jazz & Lyrical/Contemporary

 

Tap

 

Hip Hop

 

Pre-Pointe/Pointe

Placement is determined by the instructor.

 

Acro-Dance

The Acro-Dance class will be split into two sections, a beginner class (Acro 1), and an intermediate class (Acro 2). This class assignment is determined by the instructor. Acro is a style of dance that combines dance technique training with precision acrobatic elements, while increasing flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline, body awareness, coordination and concentration. Additionally, this class will be run by two instructors at all times in order to ensure the safety of all dancers, and also provide as much individualized attention to each dancer as possible.

"Dancing Without Limits" (ages 6-17)

"Dancing Without Limits" is designed for individuals with physical or developmental disabilities such as Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, and other developmental delays. This class let’s students express themselves through dance and movement in a safe and structured environment while also improving balance, social skills, muscle control and so much more!! It’s a great way for students to get involved in an extracurricular activity and introduces strong and inclusive relationships between students with special needs. 

 

Mandatory Classes for all Elite Competition Teams:

 

Ballet

Ballet, the basis of all dance forms, is a definite necessity for any aspiring dancer. It is the most beneficial class a dancer can take, no matter the age or experience. This class is focused on developing strength, balance, technique, and proper body placement, while developing grace and learning terminology. Ballet also requires extreme amount of dedication, discipline and focus. This class is mandatory for all dancers wanting to compete on our Elite Competition Team, but is encouraged for all students.
Dress Code: All dancers are required to follow the dress code of leotard and tights (any color is accepted), and hair pulled into a bun.

 

Technique/PBT

This class is designed to improve your overall dance technique; working on leaps, turns, and tricks, while also increasing your strength and flexibility. This class is mandatory for all dancers wanting to compete on our Elite Competition Team, but is encouraged for all students. This class is also appropriate for dancers of any skill level; beginner to advanced. Whether you are learning the basic technical skills for the first time, working on new progressions, or wanting to perfect your skills and technique, this class is for you!

 

 

Adult Classes:

 

Ballet Barre

Ballet Barre fitness classes are ballet-inspired, mixing elements of Pilates, dance, yoga, and functional training. The barre is used as a prop to balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training, combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements. This class will also incorporate light handheld weights to increase the intensity during exercises, as well as mats for targeted core work. Stephanie designs her Ballet Barre classes for a wide range of fitness levels, ages and bodies, complete with progressions or modifications, so those new to fitness feel successful their first time and seasoned Barre enthusiasts will also feel challenged.

 

Jazz & Hip Hop

This class involves jazz and contemporary choreography. It is designed to improve your overall dance technique; working on leaps, turns, and tricks, while also increasing your strength and flexibility.

 

Acro Dance

Acro is a style of dance that combines dance technique training with precision acrobatic elements, while increasing flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline, body awareness, coordination and concentration. 

Wellness Wednesday

This class provides the variety your body needs to see results by combing fun cardio routines with specific muscle conditioning that will be tailored to the class’ needs from week to week. This could include workouts such as Ballet Barre, HIIT Training, Zumba, and more. This is a great time to enjoy the music and feel the burn!

(912) 536-5318

1550 Chandler Rd, Suite C
Statesboro, Bulloch County 30458
USA

In walking distance from the Georgia Southern campus!

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