Dance Classes in Tustin
We offer a variety of dance styles and classes at Pro Dance Center (Tustin Dance School). We limit the number of students per class. Classes for age 3-6 have a max. of 10 students and age 7+ have a max. of 14 students.
Combo (Pre-Ballet & Tap) Dance :This class introduces your young dancer to ballet and tap. Includes 30 minutes of beginning ballet technique and 15 minutes of tap technique.
Ballet Dance: Ballet is the foundation of dance. We suggest studying ballet before starting another dance style – especially for kids (Students age 6 1/2-10 are required to take ballet 2 times per week in order to participate in annual recital.)
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Tap Dance: Tap is combination of Irish clogging/step dancing and African slave dancing.Begining in the mid 1800’s on the Vaudville stage. Tap dance is also noted as a form of music due to the sound of the tap shoes hitting the floor and creating a rhythm. Students will learn tap technique and terminology in this fun upbeat dance style.
Belly Dance: Belly dancing is an Arabic dance (Egypt, Lebanon, and Turkey) that uses mainly the abdomen and hips to illustrate musical phrases (drum beats, etc.). This is a highly expressive dance form. No prior study required.
Hip Hop Dance: Hip Hop is a fast, loose form of jazz, jazz funk, and break dance. Hip Hop is performed mostly to R&B music. You can see this dance form on MTV and performances by Justin Timberlake or Missy Elliott.
Jazz Dance: Jazz is derived mainly from ballet and is typically performed to upbeat/contemporary music.
Persian Dance: Persian Dance is a delicate form of dance that is somewhat similar to that of Ballet and Arabic Dancing. This dance, however, focuses on the hips, hands, and upper body. This is a dance about emotion brought to the dancer by the music rather that the movement itself.
Salsa: Salsa is a fast paced, Latin form of dance. Footwork, hip movements, and spins make this dance look more complicated than it really is. A great dance partner is not required to join the class! TapTap is Combined with African Americans footwork with Irish and British clogging steps.Tap dance is derived from jazz. Students will learn tap technique and terminology.
Hula & Tahitian Dance: Hula is the beautiful, graceful dance of Hawaii, where the story is told with the hands and is accompanied by the swaying of the hips. You’ll also learn basic tahitian dancing, the dance of the island of Tahiti, where the hips move at a faster pace to the sounds of drum beats.
Turn & Technique Dance: This class is designed for dancers interested in learning the basics of turning in ballet, jazz, and hip hop . The class focuses on balance, core strength, and control. Required for students of ballet and jazz, but open to all.
Stretch & Conditioning Dance: For dancers and non-dancers that like for a solid workout. The class combines mat exercises, basic ballet conditioning, and stretching.
Wedding Dance: We offer this special class where you and your future spouse will learn how to move and dance together for your first dance at your wedding. We can also choreograph your first dance.
Contemporary dance is a fusion of Ballet and Jazz dance techniques. Contemporary dance challenges choreographers and dancers to use motion to interpret music and express emotion. A Contemporary dancer’s movements attempt to show the meaning and feeling of the music. Contemporary dance is a very passionate and emotional dance style. It portrays certain emotions such as love, and tells a story through every movement.