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Dance Classes Newton

All That Jazz Dance Studio offers a variety of dance classes in Newton for all ages and abilities, from toddlers’ creative movement classes to high school advanced contemporary. Every student is encouraged to join in as we teach with a focus on ability and fun.

Students are placed in classes based on their age then based on their ability, with classifications including beginner, intermediate and advanced. This means students can begin to learn dance at any age.

You’ll find our Newton dance classes welcoming and encouraging as we aim to teach through positivity and support. Enroll for a FREE trial class to find out if the style you have chosen is suitable for your child. Click here to get started with a free class or view the various dance styles below.

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Broadway Babies

For 4-6 year olds

This special kids dance class at All That Jazz Dance Studio will have it all! Ballet, Tap AND Musical Theater Dance, all geared for the age-appropriate and level of these young, budding dancers.

Students will learn the technique of ballet and tap, but at the same time they will also be introduced to the rudimentary basics of Broadway dance classes. They even may be able to put on a very short musical theater production mid-way through the year!

Creative Movement

For 2-3 Year olds

The fundamentals of ballet are taught here, but these toddler dance classes are still primarily focused on movement and dancing to lively age-appropriate music.

Fairytale Ballet

For ages 3-5

Fairytale Ballet is a magical class that combines ballet with creative movement! Every class is based on favorite fairy tales and stories throughout the year, including dress-up days, magic wands, crowns, and lots more!

This class is for all little ones who love royal princes, princesses, magic kingdoms and have a vivid imagination!

Hip Hop

Bust some moves on the floor

Hip Hop dance classes for kids at All That Jazz Dance Studio in Newton are geared towards hip hop for the dancer, rather than hip hop as pure street funk.

Classes are very energetic and begin with a proper warm-up, including stretches and conditioning, followed by short combinations across the floor and always finishing with a fun and age appropriate kids dance combination.

Jazz

Experience the energy of jazz

Jazz dance classes in our Newton studio always begin with an aerobic, age-appropriate warm-up, including stretches and some conditioning elements, followed by progressions across the floor and finishing with a combination that incorporates skills practiced during warm-up and across the floor.

Students learn many different genres of jazz dance, including musical theater, swing, funk and even a little bit of hip hop.

Jazz/Tap

Learn two styles at once

Students who want to sample two types of dance at once enjoy our fun and active jazz/tap classes.

These dance lessons are available for students starting from age 5.

Jazzswing

Dance styles combined = fun

This class is a combination of jazz, hip-hop, and swing dancing. Lively music and up-beat moves dominate this unique and aerobically challenging class.

In a typical class, students will learn partner swing dancing as well as proper jazz technique across the floor and finish with an energetic center combination.

Lyrical

Free and flowing

This class is geared towards dancers who wish to take their dance technique to the next level. Lyrical dance takes the best of ballet and jazz and combines them in one beautiful, flowing and emotional art form.

Much like traditional lyrical, this class will help students learn how to tell a story through their movements.

Modern/Lyrical

A popular combo class

This class concentrates on the technique of modern dance, with a particular focus on the Horton method, the technique made famous by Alvin Ailey.

This dance class in Newton has a Pilates-based warm-up interwoven with traditional modern dance moves, progressions across the floor that may involve actual floor-work, and lyrical (a blending of ballet and jazz dance classes) combinations at the end.

Musical Theater Triple Threat

For middle and high school students

Older students who are seriously involved in musical theater but have less dance experience can attend these special dance classes for kids. Students will focus on the many aspects of musical theater; e.g. auditioning techniques, singing and dancing simultaneously, tap dancing, acting, and many other aspects that go into becoming a “triple threat” on stage.

Pointe

For ballet-lovers

Pointe class is offered by permission only for students with significant ballet experience. This half hour class is designed to be taken in conjunction with one of the other purely ballet classes.

Pre-Ballet/Tap

For 3-5 year olds

Children begin to learn more of the technique of ballet and rudimentary tap, while still having fun using creative dance props and playing some kids ballet dance games (for example, even our toddler dance classes still usually end with a game of ‘freeze dance’).

Street Jazz

An awesome combination of Hip Hop and Jazz

For older students, this class will teach some of the fundamental techniques of jazz dance mixed with the exciting world of today’s dance pop culture. This class promises to get students sweating, “lock and popping,” as well as pirouetting by year’s end!

For the younger students, this dance class in Newton will also teach some of the fundamentals of jazz dance, but we will mix those fundamentals with the fun moves of today’s hottest artists.

Classical Ballet

Learn one of dance’s most respected disciplines

Ballet is one of the world’s most beautiful and revered art forms. Children love building on a foundation of basic movements set to beautiful music as they grow their strength and abilities.

While it can be challenging at the higher levels, this traditional dance form is a pleasure to learn for all ages. Students who take ballet classes build self-control, body awareness and self discipline as they learn to master increasingly technical moves.

Tap

Get your toes tapping

Tap classes focus on both rhythm tap and musical theater style tap. A capella rhythms are taught in most classes, followed by technical progressions across the floor and finishing with a fun and rhythmically challenging combination.

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Whether your goal is to dance in college, meet friends with similar interests, or simply build new skills, we have a class for you. Get started with a FREE dance lesson.

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