Classes

We offer classes for all ages! Below are the types of classes we offer along with ages and dress codes.

You can register for classes here: https://dancestudio-pro.com/online/risingheights

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Tiniest Dancer Education

5 years and under

These fundamental courses will cover the basics of each style as well as teach class etiquette and positive social interaction in a fun and active class!

Dress code for these classes are as follows:

Girls: Leotard/unitard or leggings with a shirt. Barefoot (Me & My Grownup, Movers & Groovers, Tiny Tumblers) or jazz/ballet shoes (Ballet & Boogie) Hair out of face in bun or ponytail

Boys: Well fitted shirt (preferably white dance shirt) and black leggings or pants. No overly loose clothing.

Me & My Grownup: Dance, sing and play together as you bond with your child! This class brings grown ups and their littlest dancers (9 months to 18 months) together to sing, dance and learn!

Movers & Groovers: 18 month to 3 year old students will learn independence and basic dance skills as they progress in their skills and confidence! 

Ballet & Boogie: This class combines pre-ballet with jazz, adding an extra level of fun and activity to our youngest dancers ages 3 to 5 years!

Tiny Tumbling: The youngest level of tumbling combines tumbling basics and jazz movements in a fast paced and energetic class!

Dino Dance: This high energy tumbling & jazz combination is meant to engage all types of students who want to learn to move, have fun, and try new things!

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Ballet

Leveled Ballet Technique

Ballet is the root of many dance styles and is an important part of any dancers training.

Dress code for these classes is as follows:

Girls: Leotard to match level and pink/nude tights. Ballet tights replace all normal undergarments. Shoes should be canvas or leather and well fitted. Hair should be pulled back into a bun.

Boys: Shirt in matching level color or white and black fitted pants. White socks and black ballet flats. 

Leotards & Shirts should match class level listed below:

Pre-Ballet: Purple or black leotard

Ballet 1: Pink Leotard

Ballet 2: Lavender Leotard 

Ballet 3: Light Blue Leotard

Ballet 4: Royal Blue Leotard

Ballet 5: Black Leotard

** Shirts can be white if dancer prefers**

Pre-Ballet: Learn the basics of ballet in this upbeat and energetic class! We learn classroom skills, ballet skills and have so much fun! Purple or black leotards are required.

Ballet 1: The first level of ballet instruction offered to students 6 years and over. Pre-Ballet is recommended prior to enrollment. Pink leotards are required.

Ballet 2: The second level of ballet instruction offered to student 8 years and over. Level 1 or teacher approval is required prior to enrollment. Purple leotards are required.

Ballet 3: The third level of ballet instruction offered to student 10 years and over. Level 2 or teacher approval is required prior to enrollment. Light blue leotards are required.

Ballet 4: The fourth level of ballet instruction offered to student 12 years and over. Level 3 or teacher approval is required prior to enrollment. Royal blue leotards are required.

Ballet 5: The fifth level of ballet instruction offered to student 14 years and over. Level 4 is required prior to enrollment. Black leotards are required.

Beginning Teen Dance: This class is built for teens who want to begin dancing. Founded in the basics, students will learn techniques and skills to help them advance their dancing.

Pointe: This very strenuous form of ballet is not required or expected at any age, however, students are not eligible before 13 years old and will need teacher assistance and a doctor's authorization before enrollment.

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Lyrical

Levels 1 & 2

Lyrical is a beautiful and relaxed form of movement. Based in Ballet, it combines technique, style and grace in a beautiful dance.

Dress code for this course is as follows:

All: Form fitting t-shirt, tank top or leotard with leggings or tights. Half sole dance shoes or clean bare feet are acceptable. Jeans or outside shoes are not allowed. Hair needs to be pulled away from face.

Lyrical 1: This class is for ages 6 and up and will teach the basics of lyrical movement. No prerequisites are required.

Lyrical 2: This is a more advanced course for students 10 years and older. This class is appropriate for older beginning students.

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Jazz

Levels 1 & 2

Jazz is a great choice for students looking for structure and fun technique. Join us for an upbeat and progressive training in this dynamic style!

Dress code for this course is as follows:

All: Form fitting t-shirt, tank top or leotard with leggings or tights. Jazz shoes in black are preferred. Jeans or outside shoes are not allowed. Hair needs to be pulled away from face.

Jazz 1: This class is for ages 6 and up and will teach the basics of jazz movement. No prerequisites are required.

Jazz 2: This is a more advanced course for students 10 years and older. This class is appropriate for older beginning students.

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Acrobatic Tumbling

Levels 1 & 2

Rising Heights Dance is excited to offer quality dance acrobatic tumbling through our Acrobatic Arts level 1 certified instructor. Join us for a safe and progressing course exploring the limits of flexibility and strength.

Dress code for this course is as follows:

All: Form fitting t-shirt, tank top or leotard with leggings or tights. Half sole shoes or clean bare feet are allowed. Jeans or outside shoes are not allowed. Hair needs to be pulled away from face.

Tumbling 1: This class is for ages 6 and up. Students should be able to perform a bridge from laying down as well as know how to kick to a handstand. Tiny Tumblers is recommended prior to enrollment.

Tumbling 2: Students need teacher approval to move to this course. Skill completion will be essential to progress in this style of movement.

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Musical Theater

Kids & Teen

Musical Theater is a great way to expand your students horizons! Our triple threat training includes the basics of Broadway based jazz dancing, singing, and acting skills!

Dress code for this course is as follows:

All: Form fitting t-shirt, tank top or leotard with leggings or tights. Jazz shoes in black are preferred. Jeans or outside shoes are not allowed. Hair needs to be pulled away from face.

Kids: Students ages 6-10 are welcome in this course at all levels!

Teen: Students ages 11+ are welcome in this course at all levels!

Tap Shoes

Tap

Level 1

Join us to learn the basics of this engaging style and get your toes tapping in this fun and upbeat class as we learn rhythm and tap technique!

Dress code for this course is as follows:

All: comfortable shirt (tank top or tshirt), leggings or stretchy pants (no jeans) and tap shoes!

Tap 1: This class is for ages 6 and up and will teach the basic tap skills. No prerequisites are required.

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Competition Teams

By Audition Only

Rising Heights Dance offers the opportunity to attend one convention and two competitions annually. Auditions occur in the summer before the season begins and are open to all students 6 years and older or by teacher invitation who have at minimum one year of dance experience.

Students will be selected for any of the four teams offered:

Elevation

Altitude

Summit

Pinnacle

All teams are expected to take ballet and their team class, and may be asked to take an additional technique course (TLC) depending on team levels.

Competition is a great way to allow students to explore more styles and avenues in the dance world! Students get to see other studios, travel locally and get to expand their horizons!

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Adult Classes

ALL LEVELS WELCOME

Come join us to learn, refresh, or increase your dance skills! These classes are all drop in and have no recital commitment, we just want to move with you! Punch cards are available.

Adult Dance: Twice weekly on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings, join us while we explore different styles for each class. All levels welcome as we try ballet, jazz, lyrical and much more!

Ballroom: Join us on Friday evenings to learn ballroom dancing! Bring your partner and come to a fun chance to dance! The perfect date night activity! We're excited to bring an experienced teacher down to share ballroom with our community!