Shannon Cooper's Academy of Dance
Class Schedules


2017/2018 Schedule is now available for download!!
​Registrations can be done online through the link on the registration page.​​
​**Change to the schedule** Predance will now be performing in the end of year recital. Check the download for recital assignments.

​**Saturday Pre Ballet has been canceled and Saturday Ballet 1 will now be from 11am-12pm**


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Class Descriptions and Dress Code

​Predance – This class is an introduction to Ballet, Jazz and tumbling.  We will help develop motor skills, body alignment and coordination.  Solid color leotard, pink or tan tights and pink ballet shoes must be worn.  Hair must be tied neatly off the face in a ponytail, braid or bun.

​Kinder  – This is a combination class introducing the fundamentals of Ballet, Jazz and Tap.  We will continue to emphasize proper body alignment and posture along with clean execution of movements.  Solid color leotard, pink or tan tights, and pink ballet shoes and black snap or tie tap shoes must be worn.  Hair tied neatly off the face in a ponytail, braid or bun.

​Jazz Level Pre & Up – An energetic class that keeps you moving throughout.  Jazz class consists of stretching, isolations, center floor work, turns and jumps.  Students will develop muscle strength and flexibility.  Any color leotard, tan tights and black jazz shoes must be worn.  Spandex dance pants or dance shorts are allowed over the leotard.  Shirts may not be worn.  Hair tied neatly off the face in a ponytail or braids.

​Ballet Level Pre & Up – As the foundation of dance, classical ballet is fundamental to a dancers education.  Students will use exercises at the barre as well as center floor combinations to build proper posture, alignment, discipline and self-confidence.  Solid color leotard, pink or tan tights, and pink split-sole ballet shoes must be worn.  Hair tied neatly off the face in a bun.

​Contemporary Level 1 & Up – Combines the grace and beauty of ballet technique with the fluidity and freedom of modern jazz.  Same attire as Jazz but students will need adaptoe tan tights and nude Twyla dance shoes.  Hair tied neatly off the face in a bun, ponytail or braid.

​Tap Level Pre & Up – Using our feet students will learn speed, tempo, rhythm and clarity of sounds while learning steps like flaps and shuffles.  We will explore the Broadway tap style as well as rhythm tap.  Attire is the same as jazz.  Level 1 students need black tie or snap tap shoes.  Level 2 and up need the black “tap-on” tap shoe.  Hair tied neatly off the face in a ponytail.

​Hip Hop/Breaking – A high energy class that teaches students the latest club and dance video movements as well as breakdancing, pop/locking and house styles.  Capri pants, jazz dance pants, tank tops, fitted t-shirts and leotards can be worn.  Absolutely no shorts, jeans or baggy clothing in class.  Students must wear black dance sneakers or ALL black sneakers with black soles.

Teen Ballet/Contemporary - This is a class that combines ballet barre and technique with comtemporary style combinations. Solid color leotard, pink or tan tights and "twylas" must be worn. Hair tied neatly off the face in a ponytail or bun. Spandex dance pants or dance shorts are allowed over the leotard.