Moonstar Dance Studio - 2017 Fall Schedule - Beaverton, OR
Moonstar Dance Studio - Reach for the stars and dance with your heart

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Ages 2 -4 Incorporating Ballet and Creative Movement, this class lets dancers discover musical skills, develop coordination and learn how to interact with children their own age through dance movement and creativity. Just the class to start them off on the right foot!!!

Acro dance is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It is defined by its athletic character, its unique choreography, which seamlessly blends dance and acrobatics, and its use of acrobatics in a dance context   

Ballet/Tap Combo For the dancers who want a little bit of both. Working on a continuum, balance, rhythm, musicality carry the dancers into understanding the concentration necessary to continue to grow as a dancer.  Dancers begin to learn the basics of Ballet and Tap. Creativity is still a big part of the dance process.  

Ballet Ballet is the basis of all dance forms developing strength, balance, style and the physical and mental discipline required for the proper executions of dance movements.  Working on self-discipline, body placement and developing poise and self confidence and creativity. A progression in learning dance vocabulary, combinations and choreography will carry each dancer forward through each class. A good solid foundation in ballet helps the progress in other dance forms.  Ballet is highly recommended for Dancers participating in other dance forms.  

Jazz This class emphasizes total body conditioning and awareness working on strength, flexibility, isolation, leaps, turns, creativity,  jazz vocabulary, movement, combinations and choreography that is age appropriate. Dancers taking Jazz should consider taking a Ballet Class to help with technique.    

Jazz Funk Similar to Jazz, but infused with Hip-Hop to be sure to create a fun routine your child will never forget. Styles can be found on current children movie releases as well as Disney JR and many music videos.     

Dance Jam A combination of Jazz, Hip-Hop, and a whole lot of fun. Great class to get moving.   

Lyrical Ballet and Jazz fused together in a contemporary form to express emotion and technical skills.  A strong technical skill base in Ballet and Jazz is needed to execute Lyrical dance. This style is incorporated in the intermediate - advanced Jazz classes.   

Leaps and Turns/Technique for Dancers An additional technique class emphasizing the form and practice of leaps and turns used in dance.  This class is recommended for any dancer that wants to improve on their technical skills. (Non-Recital)  

Hip-Hop/Tumble This area of study adds fun and diversity to a student's training. A Total Dancer with these additional skills ensures their success in the highly competitive field of dance. The Cheer/Tumble class will introduce the student to basic level 1 tumbles. Forward Rolls, Cartwheels, etc. with routines that will include Poms.   

Musical Theater – Classes consist of basic warm-ups, stage movement and basic dance skills incorporated into different musicals.  Classes also include interactive games and exercises to enhance acting skills, confidence on stage and characterization.   

Tap - Tap develops coordination, rhythmic skills, stamina and musicality. Basic techniques and rhythms taught, focusing on control, speed and clarity of sounds. Tap shoes required.         

Danceteam Prep - For any dancer considering one of our company teams in the future. Or any current company member or dancer that wants to focus on technique, strength, flexibility and turns and leaps. This class will give each dancer that extra time to polish and build on the fundamentals of dance. (Non-Recital)       

Dance Fusion- A blend of Ballet and Lyrical combined. A great class for the more wiggly of ballerinas. Barre and center floor warm up will be included. Music played to Disney classics and age appropriate songs of today.   

Cardio Funk - A blend of exercise and dance movement for the energetic child that wants to have fun. Great way to build strength and coordination while learning to follow direction and work in a group setting. (Non -Recital)   

Adult Fitness- A blend of Dance, Pilates, Barre, Circuit and Strength Training. Great for the busy mom who wants to have fun and see some real results in a short amount of time. Come join our amazing group of Moms. All Fitness levels welcome!!! Child care available. ·        Punch Card Options Available