Baby & Me (ages 0-2.5)
Baby & Me classes are a fun way for care givers and their babies or young toddlers to connect with each other in a playful environment with other care givers and their babies. Moms get to shake up daily baby routines and interact with other care givers and their babies. They also get a chance to get some exercise, and experience first time interactions with other little ones. These classes are a fun learning environment for both care giver and child. Classes not only stimulate the learning process in the child, but nurture the existing bond between care giver and child in a way that allows the care giver to break away from the stresses of parenthood, while learning how to simultaneously play and grow with your child. Students may graduate to Twinkle Babies (dance) and/or Cheer/Acro Tumble after Baby & Me as soon as they are ready to separate and begin on their own and reach the required age for entry.
Twinkle Babies (ages 2.5-3)
A thirty minute introductory dance class containing ballet, tap and creative movement. Young dancers will learn the basic steps while learning how to follow direction and imitate movement in a positive environment. Engaging music is used to get these little guys inspired to dance. The use of props such as Twinkle bears and hula hoops, enables the young dancers to use their imagination, creativity and, most of all, have fun!
Twinkle Stars (ages 3-4, 4-5, 5-6)
An age specific 45 minute class containing ballet, tap and jazz/creative movement. The purpose of the class is to introduce young dancers to the three styles of dance and inspire movement and creativity within a positive environment. Dancers will also learn basic steps and terminology in all three styles. For example, all dancers will learn what a “plie” is and how to demonstrate one. The use of fun, age appropriate music engages the young dancers’ minds and bodies. The use of props such as hula hoops for the “freeze dance” makes the end of class the most fun! For Twinkle Stars 3 & 4, students must be 3.5 years old by August 1st (unless previously a Twinkle Baby).
Star Track Classes (ages 2-6)
Classes offered for students that would like to take 2 or more classes a week. Students on the Star Track see more progress at a young age, and are developed at a young age a more versatile performer. Star Track Classes are recommended in addition to a Twinkle Stars class. Star Track classes are:
Baby Bop (hip hop for ages 2-6)
Contemporary/Lyrical (expressive movement for ages 2-6)
Basic Ballet (ages 7 & up)
Classical technique is taught with an emphasis on posture and poise. Both barre and center work are taught in this class. Introductory class to Ballet. All students should take this class before advancing to Level I Ballet.
Ballet I-IV & Pre Pointe'/Pointe' (ages 8 & up)
Classical technique is taught with an emphasis on posture and poise. Both barre and center work are learned in this class. Beginner through advanced levels are offered, with pointe work beginning at the advanced level. Ballet II-IV meet twice a week.
Tap I-III (ages 7 & up)
Dancers will learn tap, which is a type of dance that combines timing, rhythm, and coordination. Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound.
Jazz I-III (ages 7 & up)
Jazz encompasses many styles of dance. Jazz uses the language of ballet, but puts the movement together in a different way. Jazz will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality and developing complex rhythms and patterns.
Hip Hop Beginner, Intermediate, and Advance (ages 7 & up)
Hip hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements. Hip Hop class provides a structured method of learning various Hip Hop dance movements in a fun-filled and vibrant class environment.
Contemporary/Lyrical I & II (ages 7 & up)
A class that teaches modern contemporary technique and lyrical elements. Students will utilize balance, isolations, and connect movement to music.
Flexibility & Strength Class (ages 7 & up)
A class designed to improve ones flexibility and increase strength. This class helps to create a overall better student & overall performer.
Musical Theatre (ages 7 & up)
This class is a theatrical style of performing. It includes dancing, acting, and sometimes singing. Think Broadway style dancing!
Cheer Tumble (ages 2-6) & Level I-IV (ages 6 & up)
Cheer classes encompass tumbling, stunting, & cheer prep classes. This class will focus on the basic fundamentals of cheerleading, such as motion technique, jumps, cheer dance, stunt technique and basic tumbling. The goal is to increase self- confidence, movement memory, technical skills, endurance, strength, flexibility, and teamwork.
Acro Tumble (ages 2-6) & Level I-IV (ages 6 & up)
Acro Tumble classes are tumble technique classes. Cheer will not be taught in Acro Tumble. Recommended class for dancers. It is centered on fundamental acrobatic technique to increase flexibility, strength, balance, coordination, endurance, timing, body awareness, self-discipline, and confidence. Also referred to as floor gymnastics.
LCDC in Local Daycares & Schools
We are currently serving as the dance instructors at Funtime Preschool in Clinton, Early Childhood Development Center in Raymond at RUMC, & Hillcrest Christian School. We use our Twinkle Star Dance Curriculum at all locations.
Purchase Your Dancewear At Our Online Store
You may purchase your Classwear from LCDC and get Classwear at a discounted rate from our website. We can size your child at one of our open houses or during the first week of class.
If classes fill up, other scheduled times may be added to accommodate this tentative schedule. If a class does not fill up, LCDC reserves the right to cancel the class.
Tumble Placement Levels/Skills Chart
Ages 2-6: This class is for those younger students. The athletes have a basic understanding of terminology and are progressing in their fundamental skills.
Level I: No skills and no prior training required.
Level II: Must demonstrate without a spot and with correct form - a strong cartwheel, a strong roundoff, a strong handstand. Additional skills to present may be requested by an instructor
Level III: Must demonstrate without a spot and with correct form - A backbend kick over, a strong roundoff, a front limber, and all Level I-II Skills. Additional skills to present may be requested by an instructor.
Level IV: Must demonstrate without a spot and with correct form - A back handspring, a back walkover, a front walkover, and all Level I-III Tumble skills.
Our Dance class placement levels are initially based on age. However, it is ALWAYS up to the teacher’s discretion to move a child up or down a level based on ability and technique rather than age. This is for ALL Dance and Tumble classes.
There is a $5 discount for any additional family members enrolled in classes.
|45 minutes - 1 hour||$69|
|1 hour 15 min||$104|
|1 hour 30 min||$107|
|1 hour 45 min||$110|
|2 hours 15 min||$127|
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|3 hours 15 min||$145|
|3 hours 30 min||$148|
|3 hours 45 min||$151|
|4 hours 15 min||$169|
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|5 hours 15 min||$193|
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|6 hours 15 min||$212|
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|7 hours 15 min||$231|
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|8 hours 15 min||$250|
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|9 hours 15 min||$269|
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|9 hours 45 min||$275|
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