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Class Details (Winter 2023)

Dance plus Tumble/Acro

Rimforest Dance Studio (Thursdays):

Ballet, Tap & Tumble: Ages 3.5-5 yrs 3:30pm or 4:15pm
Ballet, Tap/Jazz
& Acro Dance: Ages 6-9 years 5:00pm

LGECC Dance Studio (Fridays):

Ballet, Tap & Tumble: Ages 3.5-5 years 3:15pm
Ballet, Tap/Jazz & Acro Dance: Ages 6-9 years 4:00pm
Lyrical, Acro & Broadway Jazz Dance: Ages 10+ years 4:45pm

Participants will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of popular dance genres through this beginning-level program. Combo dance incorporates a results-driven ballet-based curriculum through a variety of teaching aids and incentives to engage young students in learning new movements and skills while reinforcing proper technique through barre exercises, center and across-the-floor combinations and choreographed ballet, tap and jazz routines. Acro and Musical Theater dance students will learn fun, upbeat (age-appropriate) combinations, moves and dance routines to popular (clean) dance songs through a variety of beginning-level steps and movements. ​The tumbling portion will teach students basic skills including variations of rolls, cartwheels, walkovers, handstands and bridges, etc. Our preteen and teen students will learn contemporary dance techniques (jazz, ballet, modern dance elements) with lyrical movements (expression of emotion and storytelling) in the Contemporary/Lyrical dance class. Programs assist with posture, self-confidence, artistic expression, strength, flexibility, and musicality.
Ballet Dancers
Balancing Beam
​Tumbling Classes
(Gymnastics with an emphasis on floor skills
plus pre-vaulting, beam, and bar)

Rimforest Activity Center

Pre-Tumbling (Toddler)Wednesdays 9:30 am  Ages 1.5-3 years 

TumblingThursdays 4:00 pm Ages 4.5-8 years 

LGECC Gym (Fridays 3:15, 4:00 OR 4:45 pm)

3:15pm - 4:00pm: Ages 3.5-7 yrs

4:00pm - 4:45pm: Ages 6-10 yrs

4:45pm - 5:30pm: Ages 5-9 yrs

 

This elite mountain recreation program offers pre-beginner to intermediate-level students the opportunity to learn a variety of tumbling, artistic, acrobatic and rhythmic skills both affordably and locally. Correct vocabulary, etiquette and execution of skills are taught in a fun and positive yet structured and safe manner that encourages self-confidence, agility, balance, coordination, strength and flexibility. Modern teaching aids, new equipment, floor or air tumble-track mats and apparatus are utilized to assist students to master a variety of skills. Classes begin with a warm-up then stretch exercises and progress to balance skills followed by technique instruction. This program emphasizes tumbling (floors) skills (rolls, cartwheels, walkovers, handsprings, power tumbling etc.) but also includes apparatus instruction (beam, parallel/uneven bars, etc.) Coaches are certified through the AAU’s Positive Coaching Alliance and the USAG’s Safe Sport Program.

Aerial Yoga Team
AERIAL ARTS
Rimforest Activity Center

Intro/Level 1 Aerial Hammock
Fundamentals and beginning level Aerial Hammock Technique
Ages 6+ years
Tuesdays 4:00pm


Aerial Circus & Tumbling
Fundamentals of Circus Hammock combined with beginner-level  tumbling technique
Ages 6+ years
Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 3:15pm

Hammock & Silks (Level 2 Only)
Intermediate Hammock & Silks Instruction
(for second-year students)
Ages 10+ years
Thursdays 4:45pm


Participants will learn the fundamentals through intermediate levels of aerial hammock (silks for level 2+) through a combination of poses, transitions, yoga flows, cirque poses and sequences that emphasize safety and body awareness while assisting with upper body strength, agility and flexibility. As students progress, they will experience the benefits of anti-gravity aerial hammock fitness through a series of progressive techniques that include wraps, holds, poses, climbs, lifts, spins and inversions that lengthen, strengthen and realign the body. Aerial Silks will also be introduced to more advanced students. Teachers are approved VaihAyasa-Based Aerial Fitness Instructors and have completed the Aerial Fitness & Safety Course and the Aerial Fitness B2C Certificat
ion Courses for Aerial Fitness 1 & 2 and Bungee Fitness. 

Waitlisted Programs:
Teen/Adult Aerial Hammock (Level 1)
Bungee & Hammock
Bungee Fitness
Stretch Hammock
AeroBallet
Competition Dance &
Competitive Gymnastics

 
CLOSED FOR THE 2023 TEAM

PRE-TEAM SKILLS & DRILLS WORKSHOP SCHEDULED JUNE-JULY 2023 (AUDITIONS SCHEDULED AUGUST 2023 for the 2024 YEAR)

DanceSport (Competitive Dance Team)
Rimforest Activity Center & Lake Gregory Educational Center
Ages 8+ years by December 2023

GymSport (Competition Gymnastics Team)
Rimforest Activity Center & Lake Gregory Educational Center
Ages 8+ years by December 2023

GymSport & DanceSport (Both Teams)
Rimforest Activity Center & Lake Gregory Educational Center
Ages 8+ years by December 2023

Our competition teams are made up of selected dancers and gymnasts. Email us if you are interested in becoming a part of one or both of our teams, signing up for auditions, or learning more about our audition process.

Competition teams are a great way to take your dance and/or gymnastics training to the next level, gain performance experience, and have the opportunity to make new friends as part of the team. Requirements vary depending on what team you are placed on.
Aerobic Gymnastics Show
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