AGES 6 & UNDER
At Next Step Dance Studio, there are many classes offered for ages 6 & under students.
Twinkle Babies – For ages 2 – 3.5
Twinkle Stars 1 – For Ages 3.5 – 4.5
Twinkle Stars 2 – For Ages 4.5 – 6
At Next Step Dance Studio we are proud to be partnered with Twinkle Star Dance for our tiniest dancers! Twinkle Star is a nationwide dance curriculum for Ballet, Tap, Jazz & Hip Hop for beginners.
Ages 2. – 3.5 “Twinkle Babies”
A 30 minute introductory dance class containing ballet, tap and creative movement. Youngdancers will learn the basic steps while learning how to follow direction and imitate movementin a positive environment. Engaging music is used to get these little guys inspired to dance. Theuse of props such as Twinkle bears and hula hoops, enables the young dancers to use theirimagination, creativity and, most of all, have fun!
Ages 3.5 – 4.5, and Ages 4.5 – 6 “Twinkle Stars”
An age specific class containing ballet & tap. (some classes also have either hip hop, jazz, or both)The purpose of the class is to introduce young dancers to the three styles of dance and inspire movement and creativity within a positive environment. Dancers will also learn basic steps and terminology inall three styles. For example, all dancers will learn what a “plie” is and how to demonstrate one.The use of fun, age appropriate music engages the young dancers’ minds and bodies. The use of props such as hula hoops for the “freeze dance” makes the end of class the most fun!
Irish Step Class ages 4 – 7 – Available on Tuesdays @ Manor Heights, and Wednesdays or Saturdays @ Pleasant Plains
45 minute Irish Step class with optional parade participation.