2016-2017 School Year Classes - Perfect Pointe Dance Studio of Arlington, VA
Arlington, VA • 703.533.8830

 

2016 / 2017 School Year Classes

  • When? September 10th, 2016 - June 12th, 2017
  • Where? 2499 N Harrison St, Lower Level, Arlington, VA 22207
  • How to register? Recital preparations have begun, so registration is now closed. Registration is open now for our 2017 Spring Classes, however. You can also sign-up for our mailing list to be notified when new classes are forming.

Click on each class heading to see a class description and listing of available class times.

> 'Creative Movers' Toddler/Adult Class This 45 minute adult participation class is designed to introduce children ages 18 months to 2.5 years to basic concepts of movement and music. Age appropriate gross motor and social skills are developed using creative movement activities, song & dance routines, basic tumbling and pre-ballet. "Me Moments," sprinkled throughout the class offer a great opportunity for parents or care givers to get in some exercise of their own with quick conditioning exercises designed to use the toddlers as weights!

To better serve our youngest dancers, Creative Movers follows its own abbreviated schedule; see the Creative Movers page for details.
> Jr. Pre-School Combo A 45 minute, once per week introductory level combination class for 2.5-3.5 year olds including tap, creative movement, and pre-ballet. This class is specially designed for the youngest pre-schoolers with activities, movements & expectations that are just right for them! *Considered a 1 hour class for tuition purposes.
  • Mondays 4:00pm-4:45pm
  • Tuesdays 11:00am-11:45am
  • Fridays 11:30am-12:15pm Full; call to be added to the wait list.
  • Fridays 5:30pm-6:15pm
  • Saturdays 10:30am-11:15am 1 SPACE LEFT
  • Saturdays 11:15am-12:00pm 3 SPACES LEFT
> Sr. Pre-School Combo A one hour, once per week introductory level combination class for 3.5-5 year olds including tap, creative movement, and pre-ballet. Our most popular class!
  • Mondays 10:00am-11:00am
  • Mondays 1:30pm-2:30pm 1 SPACE LEFT
  • Mondays 6:15pm-7:15pm 1 SPACE LEFT
  • Tuesdays 2:00pm-3:00pm
  • Thursdays 10:45am-11:45am Full; call to be added to the wait list.
  • Thursdays 3:30pm-4:30pm 1 SPACE LEFT
  • Saturdays 10:00am-11:00am 2 SPACES LEFT
  • Saturdays 3:00pm-4:00pm
> Dance Combo Age 5 & 6 A one hour, once per week introductory level combination class for kindergarten and first graders incorporating tap, pre-ballet, and pre-jazz.
  • Mondays 6:45pm-7:45pm
  • Thursdays 4:30pm-5:30pm Full; call to be added to the wait list.
  • Fridays 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • Saturdays 9:30am-10:30am Full; call to be added to the wait list.
  • Saturdays 1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Saturdays 2:00pm-3:00pm 3 SPACES LEFT
> Dance Combo Age 6 & 7 A class designed specifically for first graders with prior dance experience, incorporating tap, ballet, and jazz into one fun-filled, hour and a half, once per week class.
  • Mondays 4:45pm-6:15pm
  • Fridays 4:00pm-5:30pm
  • Saturdays 12:00pm-1:30pm
> Dance Combo Age 7+ A combination class for students in second grade and up incorporating both tap and jazz in one hour and a half, once per week class. (At this age, students interested in ballet must take a separate weekly class.)
  • Saturdays 10:30am-12:00pm
> Ballet The fundamental frame on which all other dance styles are built, building discipline and grace. For students 7 years and up; for younger students see our combo classes above most of which include ballet.
  • Level I Wednesdays 7:00pm-8:00pm 1 SPACE LEFT
  • Level I Fridays 6:15pm-7:15pm
  • Level I Saturdays 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Level II Wednesdays 4:30pm-5:30pm Full; call to be added to the wait list.
  • Level II Fridays 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • Level II Saturdays 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • Level III Tuesdays 5:30pm-7:00pm 2 SPACES LEFT
  • Level III Wednesdays 7:00pm-8:30pm Full; call to be added to the wait list.
  • Level III Saturdays 3:00pm-4:30pm
  • Level IV Tuesdays 5:00pm-6:30pm 1 SPACE LEFT
  • Level IV Wednesdays 8:00pm-9:30pm
  • Level V Tuesdays
    Thursdays
    5:30pm-7:00pm
    6:30pm-8:00pm
  • Pointe I Tuesdays 4:30pm-5:00pm Full; call to be added to the wait list.
  • Pointe II/III Thursdays 8:15pm-9:00pm
  • Teen/Adult Beginner Mondays 8:15pm-9:15pm
  • Adult Low Impact/Playgroup Tuesdays 10:00am-11:00am
  • Adult Intermediate/Advanced Tuesdays 7:00pm-8:30pm
> Contemporary/Lyrical Blends ballet, jazz & modern technique with personal expression and aristry in one of today's most popular dance styles.
  • Open Level Thursdays 4:45pm-5:45pm Open to any student age 8-18 also registered in a level II or higher ballet or jazz class.
  • Competitive lyrical groups also available for level III and up. Please call or e-mail for more info.

> Modern Exposes students to the modern movement styles of Martha Graham, Lester Horton, Merce Cunningham and others. Students in Level I and II must also be enrolled in a ballet class.
  • Level I Thursdays 8:00pm-9:00pm
  • Level II Fridays 6:00pm-7:00pm
> Acrobatics Teaches acrobatic tumbling, flexibility, and balance skills, with an emphasis on acrobatic skills that enhance other dance techniques.
  • Acro I 2nd to 5th Grade Thursdays 5:00pm-6:00pm 3 SPACES LEFT
  • Acro II 2nd to 5th Grade Thursdays 6:00pm-7:00pm Must have instructor permission
  • Acro II 6th Grade + Thursdays 4:00pm-5:00pm Must have instructor permission 3 SPACES LEFT
  • Acro III 6th Grade + Thursdays 7:00pm-8:00pm Must have instructor permission
> Tap A dynamic and percussive class focusing on tap rhythms, styles and execution. For ages 7 and up.
  • Level I Wednesdays 4:30pm-5:30pm
  • Level II Fridays 5:00pm-6:00pm
  • Level III Wednesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm
  • Level IV/V Wednesdays 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • Teen/Adult Beginner Tuesdays 8:30pm-9:30pm
  • Adult Intermediate/Advanced Wednesdays 8:00pm-9:00pm
  • Adult Open Level Wednesdays 9:30am-10:30am
> Hip Hop A fast-paced contemporary urban street dance style emphasizing body isolations, intricate rhythms, and individual expression using age appropriate music and movements.
  • Age 7-9 Thursdays 5:30pm-6:30pm Full; call to be added to the wait list.
  • Age 9-12 Intermediate/Advanced Wednesdays 4:30pm-5:30pm
  • Age 10-12 Thursdays 6:30pm-7:30pm 2 SPACES LEFT
  • Teen Beginner/Intermediate Thursdays 7:30pm-8:30pm
  • Hip Hop/Jazz Funk Open Level Adult Thursdays 8:30pm-9:30pm
  • Teen Advanced Wednesdays 6:00pm-7:00pm
> Jazz An upbeat class incorporating contemporary and traditional jazz dance styles to current popular music. For ages 7 and up.
  • Level I Fridays 5:00pm-6:00pm 1 SPACE LEFT
  • Level II Fridays 6:00pm-7:00pm Full; call to be added to the wait list.
  • Level II Saturdays 5:00pm-6:00pm
  • Level III Mondays 4:30pm-5:30pm Full; call to be added to the wait list.
  • Level IV Mondays 4:30pm-5:30pm
  • Level V Mondays 7:45pm-8:45pm
  • Hip Hop/Jazz Funk Adult Open Level Thursdays 8:30pm-9:30pm
  • See also Teen/Adult Beg/Int Musical Theater Dance.

> Musical Theater Dance A fun and expressive class covering a wide variety of styles used in Broadway theater choreography. A great class for students preparing for musical theater auditions, or those who just love to put on a show!
  • Age 7-9 Saturdays 2:00pm-3:00pm
  • Age 9-12 Intermediate/Advanced Tuesdays 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • Age 10-12 Saturdays 1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Teen/Adult Beg/Int Mondays 7:15pm-8:15pm Full; call to be added to the wait list.
  • Teen Advanced Mondays 6:45pm-7:45pm *Must also be enrolled in Jazz IV or V or have permission of instructor.
> Stretch & Strengthening Includes a short cardio warm-up then concentrates on exercises aimed at strengthening specific muscle groups with variations for multiple skill levels, and finishes with full body stretches to increase flexibility and range of motion. Ages 13+ (younger company members or serious students with instructor’s permission).
  • Mondays 8:15pm-9:15pm
> Liturgical Dance Combines elements of ballet, modern and classic jazz dance as an expression of worship. Participants in liturgical classes will present their dances periodically as part of worship services at area churches. Liturgical classes are FREE for any registered Perfect Pointe students and for members of any participating churches.

To allow students to come and go, Liturgical Dance runs in three abbreviated sessions throughout the school year, corresponding to its worship presentation schedule; see the Liturgical Dance page for details.

Adult Classes

See the appropriate style section for beginner and intermediate adult classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Musical Theater and Hip Hop. Adults are also welcome in the Stretch & Strengthening and Pointe classes. Sign up for the whole session or choose the drop-in option: simply choose from any of the adult class times listed above and join us when it fits your schedule. While space is rarely an issue, class sizes are limited and drop-ins are offered on a first come first served basis. The drop-in rates are $20 per one hour class, $10 per half hour class and $30 per ninety minute class.