Shannon Cooper's Academy of Dance
Class Schedules

2018/2019 Schedule

2018/2019 Schedule 
Predance (ages 2.5-3.5)
​Monday 4:30-5:15pm
Wednesday 5-5:45pm
Saturday 9-9:45am

Kinderdance (ages 4-5)
​Monday 4:45-5:30pm
Saturday 9:15-10am

Pre Level
Pre Ballet Wednesday 5:45-6:30pm
Pre Jazz Monday 5:30-6:15pm
​Pre Tap Wednesday 5-5:45pm
​Pre Hip Hop Tuesday 6:15-7pm

Level 1
​Ballet 1/1A Tuesday 6:15-7:15pm
​Ballet 1B/1C Tuesday 6:15-7:15pm
​Jazz 1/1A Tuesday 5:15-6:15pm
​Jazz 1B Tuesday 7:15-8:15pm
​Tap 1/1B Monday 5:15-6pm
Hip Hop Thursday 6-7pm & Saturday 9-10am
Contemporary 1/1A Wednesday 7:30-8:30pm

​Boys and Breaking
Boys Hip Hop Thursday 5:15-6pm
​Opening Breaking Thursday 8-8:45pm


Conditioning
​Flexibility (level 1 and up) Saturday 10-11am
​Turns and Leaps (level 2 Ballet and Jazz) Saturday 11-12pm
Level 2
Ballet 2 Tuesday 5-6:15pm
​Jazz 2 Monday 7-8pm
​Tap 2/3 Wednesday 5:45-6:30pm
Hip Hop 2 Tuesday 7:15-8:15pm
Contemporary 1B/2 Monday 6-7pm

Level 3 and Up
Ballet 4 Monday 6:15-7:30pm & Wednesday 7:30-8:45pm
​Ballet 5 Wednesday 5:15-6:30pm
Ballet 5/A Monday 6:15-7:30pm
​Ballet A Wednesday 7:30-8:45pm
​Pointe Monday 7:30-8pm & Wednesday 8:45-9pm
Jazz 3/4 Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm
​Jazz 5 Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm
​Jazz A Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm
​Tap 4/5 Thursday 5:15-6pm
​Tap A/B Thursday 6-6:45pm
Hip Hop 3 Thursday 6-7pm
Hip Hop 4 Thursday 7-8pm
Hip Hop 5 Thursday 7-8pm
​Hip Hop A Thursday 7-8pm​
Contemporary 5 Monday 8-9pm
Contemporary A Monday 8-9pm

Teen Level​​
Jazz Monday 7:30-8:30pm
​Hip Hop Thursday 8-9pm

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. Please bring a notebook to class.

​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. Please bring a notebook to class.

​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. Please bring a notebook to class.

​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.  Level 4 and up need the black lace up tap shoes.  Hair tied neatly off the face in a ponytail. Please bring a notebook to class.

​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.