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Levels

  • Beginner
  • This level is for dancers who have 0-2 years of experience.
  • Intermediate
  • This level is for dancers who have 3-4 years of experience.
  • Advanced
  • This level is for dancers who have 4+ years of experience.

  • Class Descriptions

  • Parent & Me
  • Parent & Me is a great introduction class for our little dancers! They will be able to expand their creative mind through music and movement. They will learn movement with their parent but also, learn independently.
  • Tap/Ballet
  • This class will be split up through the year. Half the year will be spent with ballet combinations and technique. The other half will be spent with Tap exercises and rhythms. The lay out of the class is based on the Dance Instructor’s Curriculum.
  • This class is an hour long and is broken down through the hour. It will start with a basic technique warm up and then there will be opportunities to learn from the ballet bar, going across the floor, and center combinations. Both genres of dance will teach the terminology of basic to advanced steps and rhythms.
  • Lyrical
  • This class is focused on a combination of ballet, modern, and contemporary movement. It is recommended for those who enjoy slower movements of dance. It is an hour long class that will is broken down through the hour. It will start in the center of the floor with a basic technique warm up. After the warm up, the class will be split between learning leaps, turns, and basic movements of Lyrical.
  • Jazz
  • This class is fast-paced and focuses on basic movement of Jazz. It is an hour long class and is broken down through various ways. The class starts in the center with a basic technique warm up and will use the ballet bars as necessary to learn certain jazz tricks. Jazz combinations will be taught center and across the floor. Basic Jazz steps and Jazz terminology will be taught throughout the year.
  • Tap
  • This class is focused on basic rhythms and putting them into sequences. It is an hour long class that takes your feet to another level. Dancers will be able to learn different beats and rhythms with their feet which will later be introduced into combinations at different speeds. A variety of music will be used to teach the dancers the different sounds and rhythms that can be incorporated into that song.
  • Hip Hop
  • This class is all about popping and locking. The class is an hour long and brings the funk to funky town from the first minute of class. The basic warm up incorporates isolations, basic foot movement, and intricate hand placements. The class is primarily focus on learning rhythms and beats of music which will be introduced through Hip Hop combinations for all levels. This class is a great way to build body strength and stamina due to its constant interval dance pace.
  • Ballet
  • This class is an hour long and focuses on technique from the beginning to the end. Per instructor’s curriculum, the class may start at the ballet bar or center floor. The class will be broken down through learning the 5 basic ballet positions to learning intricate steps and combinations. Ballet terminology will be emphasized in every class and structured to understanding the terminology.
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • This class is an hour long and focuses primarily the strength and conditioning of dance steps. It is high packed class with cardio and basic strength training. This classes curriculum changes weekly to help grow and strengthen the dancers. It provides work outs that can be done at home and done without assistance. It is a great way to stay toned and in dancer shape!
  • Turns and Leaps
  • This class is an hour long and focuses on turns and leaps. There’s no combinations in this class. Each week will focus on learning and perfecting turn and leap sequences. Each week will incorporate a different leap or turn. The class will provide a small and basic warm up center than mainly focus across the floor with some opportunities in center. This is a great class for focusing just on the basic leaps and turns of dance without them being combined into a combination.
  • Private Company Lessons
  • This time is used only for the dance company and schedule is based upon instructors/competitive dancer’s availability.
  • Modern
  • A free, expressive style of dance related back to classical ballet. It has all basic elements of dance.
  • Acrobatics
  • A discipline form of gymnastics that works together to perform figures consisting of acrobatic moves, dance, and tumbling. This class focuses on the strength, balance, and flexibility of acrobatics. It is created for a various levels.

  • Missed Dance Class for Recreational

  • Excused Absence
  • Dancer must be called out within 24 hours of the class time. The dancer will be able to drop into another class to make up for missing their own. The class must be made up within in the month of the dancer’s absence. It will not be carried over into the following month.
  • Front Desk will provide a Make-Up Dance Class sheet that will be given to the Dance Instructor so they are aware of the added dancer in the classroom.
  • Unexcused Absence
  • There will be no opportunity to make up the class or drop into another one.
  • If dancer sits out for one class due to sickness or injury, they will have to sit for the remainder of the night of classes and won’t be allowed to participate.

  • Missed Dance Class for Competitive Company

  • Excused Absence
  • Dancer must be called out within 24 hours of the class time. The dancer will be able to drop into another class to make up for missing their own. The class must be made up within in the month of the dancer’s absence. It will not be carried over into the following month.
  • Accepted excused absences that are provided within a week’s notice
  • School Field trips and Events
  • Family Events and Gatherings
  • Front Desk will provide a Make-Up Dance Class sheet that will be given to the Dance Instructor so they are aware of the added dancer in the classroom.
  • Unexcused Absence
  • There will be no opportunity to make up the class or drop into another one.
  • An extra curriculum activity is considered an unexcused absence.
  • 3 or More Absences
  • This is towards all classes and not geared for one specific class. Example, missing three different classes in one week is the same as missing the same class three weeks straight.
  • The dancer will be taken out of a competitive piece or will not be able to compete their solo/duet/trio at a dance competition.
  • Dance piece will be chosen upon the Dance Instructor and Dance Owner’s discretion ONLY.
  • If dancer sits out for one class due to sickness or injury, they will have to sit for the remainder of the night of classes and won’t be allowed to participate.
  • If dancer is injured, they are required to still come to class and watch. This includes technique class during the week and choreography time on the weekends.
  • ALL competitions and Workshops are mandatory for attendance.
  • ALL dancers are required to be at all additional rehearsals for competitions and recital.
  • ALL dancers are required to be at all additional rehearsals for competitions and recital.

  • Dress Code

  • All dancers are required to purchase the appropriate attire and shore wear for dance class.
  • If dancer doesn’t have the proper hair or dance attire, they will be asked to sit out for the class.
  • This will be counted as an unexcused absence.
  • THERE IS NO USE OF CELL PHONES DURING CLASS. All cell phones must be on silent prior to entering the dance room.
  • Ballet Dress Code
  • Leotard, pink or tan tights, split-sole ballet slippers.
  • Hair must be pulled back in a proper bun (a “messy” bun is not a proper bun)
  • Girls are encouraged to wear a ballet skirt
  • NO TANK TOPS OR BOOTY SHORTS
  • No baggy clothes
  • Ballet shoes must be worn in class (NO EXCEPTIONS!)
  • Boys Dress Code
  • White or Black T-Shirt, dance pants (not jeans)
  • Shoes must be appropriate for class
  • Sneakers are only acceptable in Hip Hop
  • Jazz – black Jazz shoes
  • Ballet – black Ballet shoes
  • Lyrical – Black Jazz Shoes
  • Tap – Black Tap shoes


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    Lebanon, NJ 08833

    Gmail: frameworksdancestudio@gmail.com

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