696 Dutchess Turnpike
Poughkeepsie NY 12603
Kerry's Dance Academy
3, 4 & 5 Year Olds
Three year olds are introduced to music, dance movement and basic motor skill & coordination development.
4's & 5's Dance
The 4 and 5 year-old combination class will incorporate the foundation of dance movement and tap.
Introduction to ballet for the 4 and 5 year old students.
A fun and new introduction to hip-hop dancing. Moving and grooving to all of the current music.
Acro Dance 4's & 5's
Basic tumbling moves & concepts.
Ages 6 & Up
Children start tap at 4 years old in the combination class. Tap continues to develop motor skills, stresses timing, rhythm and musicality.
Beginning through advanced levels students will learn proper technique for acrobatic & tumbling moves. This class begins with rolls, cartwheels & handstands advancing through to ariels, handsprings & more. This class builds self esteem and confidence as our students master each skill while increasing your child’s stamina & physical strength. Our distinctive acrobatic background gives our students the exceptional edge of mastering tricks that are quite unique.
Available at the age of six, incorporates more free form movement to music. Jazz class will cover the many forms of jazz dance including; classical jazz, Broadway & contemporary styles once the students have mastered basic jazz technique.
Available at six years old and based on the classical school of ballet. Ballet classes at the intermediate and advanced levels are an hour and ½. Ballet technique is achieved in class with barre and center work. Ballet trains the body to move through correct placements and alignments. Ballet is the basis and foundation of dance and is highly recommended for every dancer.
High energy and enthusiastic class in "street" style movements. Everyone can try this class. Hip-hop class will even touch on popping, locking & breaking at the more advanced levels.
The style of dance is a combination of jazz & ballet techniques. This class bring musicality to a deeper level of expression through the dance movements.
Committed to providing the best possible training for each and every student in a fun and healthy environment. We are setting the standard by combining meticulous fundamental technique, cutting-edge innovation and a loving and nurturing approach.
Placement of students is made according to training, age, ability and effort. This guarantees the steady progress of each class. Promotion is considered on the basis of individual achievement. Classes are not necessarily promoted as groups. We have 8 levels of ballet and 7 levels of Tap & Jazz. We also add classes as needed. Please check in at the desk to be sure there is space available in the class you want to take.
Please remember no outside shoes in the new dance classrooms and please do not wear your dance shoes outside. Especially in this messy weather, we try to keep the classrooms as clean as possible.
When winter weather hits, please check our studio voicemail or www.cancellations.com for class cancellation information before heading out to class. Also check our Facebook page for updates.
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