dance studios in Omaha
Dance Inspiration Omaha, Nebraska Dance Inspiration Omaha, Nebraska

(402) 493-3177
allison@danceinspirationstudio.com

10235 Wiesman Drive | Omaha, NE

Class Descriptions

ballet dance classes in Omaha

 

Dance Inspiration offers a variety of traditional dance classes, such as Ballet, Lyrical, Tap and Jazz; and specialty classes. This broad range ensures that each student has the opportunity for a well-rounded performing arts education.

For questions about any of our classes, or for class placement assistance for your child, please contact the studio and we will be happy to help!

 

 

Ballet

Ballet is the foundation to all dance styles and is recommended for anyone serious about dance or those who want to excel in the other techniques. It helps to develop proper body control and alignment, foot and arm placement, poise, and grace.

 

Clogging

Clogging an energetic style of dance that includes rhythm and precision focusing on the feet, while incorporating arm movements. This style of dance is popular with both children and adults!

 

Combination Classes

Combination Classes are geared toward less experienced or younger students. The class provides the foundation of general dance technique in which students will build upon as they grow and advance. Our Combo classes are the start of our leveling system, which then progresses to technique levels 1-5.

Combo 1 is Ballet/Tap (ages 4-7*)
Combo 2 is Ballet/Tap (ages 5-9*)
Combo 3 is Jazz/Tap (ages 7-12*)

*Approximate age range

 

Creative Movement

Creative Movement available for younger dancers ages 3-4. This class introduces basic dance technique in a fun and playful way. With the use of props and special activity dances, Creative Movement helps to develop rhythm, coordination, and balance.

 

Hip Hop

Hip Hop is a fun dance style that lets you forget about the conformity of the other techniques. This is a street style of dance open to interpretation from each individual. It involves using energetic moves to express the feeling you get from the music.

 

Hip Hop Minis

Hip Hop Minis is an opportunity for younger dancers to experience this fun and energetic dance style. The class is open to students ages 6-7 who are also currently enrolled in a Combo 2 or Combo 3 class - or - to 8-year-olds who are new to dance who would like to learn Hip Hop.

 

Lyrical

Lyrical dance involves using moves to interpret and express the mood or meaning of a song including showing balance, extension, and facial expression. Dancers are required to also be enrolled in a Ballet and/or Jazz technique class, at level 3 or higher.

 

Pointe

Pointe is a continuation of Classical Ballet for students ages 11 years or older, in which a dancer wears pointe shoes that assist them in dancing on their toes. A strong technical foundation in Ballet is required.

 

Specialty Classes

Specialty Classes are usually offered in the summer months to provide dancers with a different look into the dance world. Past classes have included Dance History, Theatre Dance, Stretch/Strengthening, Turns/Leaps, and Audition Techniques. They have proven to be popular and fun for the dancers, but also respected for giving students a better understanding of technique and the art form.

 

Tap

Tap involves a series of rhythmic movements focusing on the feet. Dancers wear special shoes with metal taps on them to accentuate the sounds. The class helps develop rhythm, coordination, and style.

 

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