2017 Summer Classes - Perfect Pointe Dance Studio of Arlington, VA
Arlington, VA • 703.533.8830


2017 Summer Dance Classes

2017 Summer Classes run from Wednesday July 5th to Tuesday Aug. 22nd, 2017.

"You Pick Six" Summer Vacation Pricing - No more worries about missed classes & lost value due to your summer travels! We've built in a floating vacation week for you to use when you choose and discounted your tuition accordingly. You sign up for 7 weeks of classes but only pay for 6! The discounted tuition is listed below. A $35 registration fee for the 1st student, $20 for each additional family member, is due at the time of registration.

You can register online, by phone (703-533-8830) or in-person at the studio!

Class Length Discounted Price
1 hour $120.00
1½ hour $180.00
½ hour $60.00
2nd class receives 10% discount
3rd and additional classes receive 15% discount

Click on each class heading to see the available class times.

> 'Creative Movers' Toddler/Adult Class for 18mos - 2.5 years 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! *Considered a 1 hour class for tuition purposes.
  • Tuesdays 9:30am-10:15am*
  • Saturdays 9:30am-10:15am* 2 SPACES LEFT
> Jr. Pre-School Combo for 2.5 - 3.5 years 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.
  • Tuesdays 10:30am-11:15am* Full; call to be added to the wait list.
  • Thursdays 5:45pm-6:30pm*
  • Saturdays 10:15am-11:00am* 1 SPACE LEFT
> Sr. Pre-School Combo for 3.5 - 5 years 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!
  • Wednesdays 4:30pm-5:30pm
  • Wednesdays 10:30am-11:30am
  • Thursdays 6:30pm-7:30pm
  • Saturdays 11:00am-12:00pm
> Ballet / Tap / Jazz Combo for 5 - 7 years A one hour, once per week introductory level combination class for kindergarten and first graders incorporating tap, pre-ballet, and pre-jazz.
  • Tuesdays 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Saturdays 9:30am-10:30am
  • See also Hip Hop & Tumble for ages 5-7 under the Hip Hop heading below.

> Summer Sampler, age 7+ Summer is a great time to get a little taste of everything! Each week dancers will get to try different styles including ballet, tap, jazz, musical theater, lyrical, hip hop, acrobatics and creative movement/improvisation. So much fun!!! :-D
  • Saturdays 10:30am-12:00pm
> Tap & Jazz Combo Incorporates 45 minutes each of tap & jazz technique into a fun-filled hour and a half class.
  • Level I Wednesdays 5:30pm-7:00pm
  • Level II Mondays 4:30pm-6:00pm
> Ballet The fundamental frame for building grace, poise, and discipline of body and mind. For ages 7 and up. Younger students should try our combo classes all of which include ballet or pre-ballet.
  • Level I Thursdays 4:45pm-5:45pm
  • Level II Tuesdays 5:00pm-6:00pm
  • Teen/Adult Beginner Tuesdays 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • Level III, IV, V and Adult Intermediate/Advanced Technique are all designed to complement the Ballet Survey series below.

  • Level III Technique Tuesdays 5:30pm-7:00pm Full; call to be added to the wait list.
  • Level IV Technique Tuesdays 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Level V Technique Tuesdays 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Adult Intermediate/Advanced Technique Wednesdays 8:00pm-9:30pm
  • Ballet Intermediate/Advanced Artistic Survey Thursdays 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Each week, explore the artistic elements and choreography of a different ballet style, going beyond the underlying technique—styles include Vaganova, Cechhetti, Bournonville, Balanchine, Contemporary Ballet, and more. For level III, IV, V and Adult Int./Adv. students. Registration is also available for single classes in this series. See our workshop brochure for weekly schedule.

> Pointe All pointe students must have permission of the instructor and must also be enrolled in a ballet technique class. See studio policies for further information and requirements.
  • Pointe I Thursdays 6:30pm-7:00pm
  • Pointe II Tuesdays 8:30pm-9:15pm
  • Pointe III Thursdays 8:30pm-9:15pm
> Contemporary / Lyrical Blends ballet, jazz & modern technique with personal expression and artistry in one of today’s most popular dance styles. All students must also be registered in a ballet or jazz class or have taken ballet or jazz in this level last school year.
  • Level II/III Thursdays 4:30pm-5:30pm
  • Level IV/V Thursdays 5:30pm-6:30pm
> Modern Exposes students to the modern movement styles of Martha Graham, Lester Horton, Merce Cunningham and others.
  • Open Level Teen/Adult Mondays 8:00pm-9:00pm
> Tap A dynamic and percussive class focusing on tap rhythms, styles and execution. For ages 7 and up. We also offer combo classes that include tap, starting at age 2.5 (see above). *considered a 1 hour class for tuition purposes.
  • Level I Wednesdays 6:15pm-7:00pm*
  • Level II Mondays 5:15pm-6:00pm*
  • Level III/IV Wednesdays 8:00pm-9:00pm
  • Teen/Adult Beginner Mondays 7:00pm-8:00pm 1 SPACE LEFT
  • Adult Intermediate/Advanced Wednesdays 7:00pm-8:00pm
> Acro for Dancers Teaches tumbling, flexibility, and balance skills, with an emphasis on those acrobatic skills that enhance other dance techniques.
  • Level I 6th Grade + Wednesdays 6:30pm-7:30pm 2 SPACES LEFT
  • Level II/III Wednesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm
> Hip Hop A fast-paced contemporary urban street dance style emphasizing body isolations, intricate rhythms, and individual expression using age appropriate music and movements.
  • Hip Hop and Tumble Age 5-7 Mondays 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Age 8-12 Mondays 6:00pm-7:00pm Full; call to be added to the wait list.
  • Teen Open Level Mondays 8:00pm-9:00pm
> Jazz An upbeat class incorporating contemporary and traditional jazz dance styles to current popular music. For ages 7 and up. *Considered a 1 hour class for tuition purposes. **Registration is also available for single classes in these series. See our workshop page for a weekly schedule.
  • Level I Wednesdays 5:30pm-6:15pm*
  • See also Summer Sampler or Tap and Jazz Combo

  • Level II Mondays 4:30pm-5:15pm*
  • See also Tap and Jazz Combo

  • Level III** Tuesdays 4:30pm-5:30pm
  • Level IV/V** Tuesdays 5:30pm-7:00pm
  • Teen/Adult Beginner Thursdays 7:30pm-8:30pm
> Musical Theater Dance Musical Theater students are encouraged to take advantage of our jazz offerings listed above for the summer session. Musical Theater music and performance techniques will be incorporated.
> 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 finishing with full body stretches to increase flexibility and range of motion. Great for dancers and non-dancers alike. Ages 13+ (younger company members or serious students with instructor's permission).
  • Wednesdays 7:00pm-8:00pm

Adult Classes

See the appropriate style section for beginner and intermediate/advanced adult classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, 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 and just come when you can. 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.