TINY TOTS – MUSIC & DANCE & ME – CHILDREN AGES 1.6 – 2.0

Benefits – Designed for our youngest students, these kids dance classes offer development in coordination, musical awareness, and listening skills while helping students implement their natural creativity in a stress-free environment.

Method – Song, dance, and basic tumbling are used to help engage the students’ attention and imagination while helping them learn to dance. Students perform one dance routine in our annual recital.

Taught once a week for 1 hour

FIRST STEPS PRE-DANCE PROGRAM – CHILDREN AGES 2.0 – 3.6

Benefits – The RMDC kids dance classes helps their students to determine and reach realistic goals so they may be able to excel to their fullest potential as they learn to dance. Through this program, combining Pre-Ballet and Pre-Tap, the students gain a sense of joy and accomplishment without the restrictive structure of our more advanced programs for young dancers. Sharing this positive experience with their peers, students gain an understanding of teamwork that positively benefits and influences their everyday lives with dance for kids.

Method – Using age appropriate activity resources and special music, these kids dance classes offer a continuation of the student’s natural creative development as they learn to dance. Students will study Pre-Ballet and Pre-Tap and will perform one dance routine in our annual recital

Taught once a week for 1 hour

COMBINATION DANCE PROGRAM – CHILDREN AGES 3.6 – 6.0

One of the oldest and most highly successful programs at our school, children learn to dance with the correct disciplines of the ballet barre, ballet positions, body alignment, and center floor work. During our kids’ dance classes, students develop a sense of rhythm and musicality through the basics of tap dance. As the finishing touch, young dancers are also introduced to the exhilarating world of tTumbling. Students in this dance for kids program will perform one dance routine at our annual recital.

Taught once a week for 1 hour

YOUNG DANCERS PROGRAM – CHILDREN AGES 6.0 – 7.0

Benefits – Designed as a transitional step from the Combination Class. This dance for kids program is the students’ progression into the more structured and more detailed study of different disciplines of dance. This is a two (2) hour class of tTap and jJazz. Students will continue on their journey of learning more advanced steps, techniques, and combinations. Students in the program will perform two routines at our annual recital.

Taught once a week for 2 hours

DANCE PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN & ADULTS

All classes at the RMDC are graded by age and ability. As the level of the class rises the age classification also expands.

  • TAP – JAZZ – BALLET – POINTE – LYRICAL/CONTEMPORARY
  • ACROBATICS – MUSICAL THEATRE – HIP HOP
  • BALLROOM – ZUMBA