Acro- We are an acrobatics Arts school and specializing in this genre! Acro increases flexibility, strength, balance, coordination, endurance, and body awareness.We offer Acro for beginners all the way through advanced levels. Placement is required on a skill basis.
Ballet- Ballet is the foundation from which all forms of dance originate. Therefore, we recommend that all students take ballet to ensure proper technique and form. Ballet classes will help dancers with posture, balance, self-discipline, and overall technique. A major portion of this class will be spent at the barre.
Contemporary- Contemporary will inspire you to find your own style of motion! This is a very expressive style of dance which incorporates a mix of genres including jazz, modern and lyrical.
Contortion- Unlike any other studio in the area we offer Contortion! Another speciality of PDC!
Contortion by definition, is the physical display of dramatic flexing, bending, and twisting of the human body out of its normal limitations.
Our staff is very knowledgeable in this genre and has completed many courses/workshops in order to teach this style properly, which is very important. Placement is required.
Hip-Hop- Our hiphop teacher is always staying up to date on the latest trends to make class fun & “in style”. Hiphop combinations promote coordination, rhythm and confidence while focusing on body isolations.
Jazz- Our Jazz class is compact with sharp & fluid movements to create a visually technical style of dance. It is an upbeat style that is usually done to popular music. Body isolations, stretch, turning and leaping are taught during this class.
Leaps & Turns- In this class dancers will work on improving balance, strength, elevation, body alignment and flexibility all while mastering a variety of jumps and turns. This class is very technique centered. It’s great for dancers in general and as supplemental training for company dancers.
Lyrical- Lyrical is a fusion of ballet and jazz, with expressive motions. This class will challenge students to use choreography and movement to interpret the music and tell a story. Dancers will learn lyrical technique along the way.
Stretch & Strength- is a major class we recommend for everyone! Flexibility is the key component in all genres of dance. Stretch & strength class helps to enhance students' flexibility, strength, stamina and athleticism. Your dancer will see results while taking this class.
Tap- Tap class focuses on intricate footwork and rhythmic sounds all while developing basic technical skills and musicality. Tap is great for dancers of all ages.
Tumble- This class happens to be a studio favorite! Fully equipped with a large tumble track, students can work at their own pace to progress in the areas of Acro/Tumble. Learn the basic skills such as walkovers all the way through to back-handsprings, aerials and tucks.
Tiny Tot 1 & 2- At PDC we offer two levels of our tiny tot classes! Level one is for children ages 2 & 3. Level two is for children ages 4 & 5. During these special classes our littlest of dancers will be introduced to basic acro, ballet and jazz movement. We like to start them off exploring different genres & music in a fun, creative way. Students will also work on classroom skills such as following directions, listening & working with others. This class is a fun first dance experience for all.