Hip hop is a style of dancing that has its roots in the streets and is much less structured than many other dance forms. The technique involves getting low to the ground and having fun!
The music has its roots in the streets, taking advantage of Hip Hop, R&B and Pop…
and as such the dance form enjoys a wide popularity with young dance students today.
We offer 3 levels of Hip hop training.
Hip Hop 1
This class will introduce your child to basic hip hop steps and simple choreography using popular music. The primary goal of this class is to build confidence through freestyle movement.
Hip Hop 2/3
This class will review foundational hip hop steps and the students will learn to identify various types of rhythms and styles found in popular hip hop music. The students will learn more complex choreography and will have the opportunity to develop some of their own. The primary goal of this class is to build confidence through freestyle movement.
Hip Hop 4
This class will review foundational hip hop steps as the students learn to identify various types of rhythms and styles found in popular hip hop music. Students will learn complex choreography and specific hip hop dancing skills such as popping, locking, arm waves, body waves and more! The primary goal of this class is to perform freestyle movement with confidence.
Break Dance and Popping
Breaking, also called breakdancing or b-boying/b-girling, is an athletic style of street dance. While diverse in the amount of variation available in the dance, breakdancing mainly consists of four kinds of movement: toprock, downrock, power moves and freezes.
Popping is a street dance adapted out of the original funk styles rooted from the earlier Boogaloo movement in Oakland, California.
Break Dance 1 ages 6-11
Break Dance 2 ages 12-16
Curriculum breakdown: top rock, foot work, ground moves, freezes
- Students will expect to engage with: musical interpretation, skills and drills, freestyle concepts, cyphers, battles, each other (commandos) and a group dance for recital