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Kicks Class Descriptions 2017-2018

Kicks offers weekly classes for children and teens in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Pointe, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Technique and Flexibility, and Adult Conditioning! Each dance class at KICKS begins with a warm-up in order to prevent injuries. Various stretching and strengthening exercises are performed during the warm-up to increase flexibility, strength, and control. Dancers will rehearse and perform dance combinations specific to the genre of dance, age, and skill level.

*Talent!  Please make sure you wear the appropriate dance attire to each class.  Wearing proper dance attire will teach our talent discipline, aide in reducing distractions, and create unity in the classroom.  Hair must be pulled up and away from the face in the appropriate fashion.*

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Levels

The Award Winning Kicks Dance Co. Offers Classes For All Ages And Levels!

Beginner 1-3 years dance experience
Intermediate 4-6 years dance experience
Advanced 7+ years dance experience
Company Audition Only – Ballet required

Kicks will offer organized classes according to skill and ability for specific age groups.

Kicks Class Descriptions 2017-2018

Kicks offers weekly classes for children and teens in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Pointe, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Technique and Flexibility, and Adult Conditioning! Each dance class at KICKS begins with a warm-up in order to prevent injuries. Various stretching and strengthening exercises are performed during the warm-up to increase flexibility, strength, and control. Dancers will rehearse and perform dance combinations specific to the genre of dance, age, and skill level.

*Talent!  Please make sure you wear the appropriate dance attire to each class.  Wearing proper dance attire will teach our talent discipline, aide in reducing distractions, and create unity in the classroom.  Hair must be pulled up and away from the face in the appropriate fashion.*

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Levels

The Award Winning Kicks Dance Co. Offers Classes For All Ages And Levels!

Beginner 1-3 years dance experience
Intermediate 4-6 years dance experience
Advanced 7+ years dance experience
Company Audition Only – Ballet required

Kicks will offer organized classes according to skill and ability for specific age groups.

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Jazz

Jazz classes are comprised of a warm-up and progressions including jumps and turns. Beginner students will learn basic jazz steps, progressive skills, and jazz combinations and routines.

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Tap

Students will learn basic, progressive and intricate tap steps and rhythm combinations. Develop and improve timing, rhythm, and coordination.

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Ballet

Technical skill gained through the study of ballet is necessary for all other forms of dance. Dancers will study the discipline of ballet. Students considering competing in dance in the future must enroll in a ballet class.

Hip Hop

This program is a high-energy dance experience that is fun for dancers of all ages! KICKS Hip Hop teachers cover the newest Hip Hop and Street moves from L.A. and New York City.

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Acrobatics

Acrobatics is a dance form that combines dance technique with acrobatic elements. Acrobatics requires rhythm, strength, balance, and agility.

Lyrical

Combines the beauty and grace of ballet and the style and strength of classical jazz. Music is soft and flowing. Balance, extension, and control are developed.

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Contemporary

Covers a range of techniques and styles. Contemporary dance is characterized by its versatility. Movement is used as a creative form of expression.

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Technique & Flexibility

Various stretching and strengthening exercises are performed to increase flexibility, strength, and control. Technical skills are also practiced to improve ballet and jazz technique. Students are taught how to apply their ballet technique to other dance forms.

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KICKS DANCE CO. Competition Team

Kicks Dance Co. Competitive Teams are composed of dancers that want to commit to more than a recreational dance program.  Competitive dancers are required to register in ballet and company classes weekly and will have the opportunity to perform and compete locally.

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Pre-Company – Pre-Company is an introduction to Company.  Pre-Company Members train at least two times per week from June to May and compete in at least two competitions per year.

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Company – Company Members perform at various dance competitions throughout South Carolina.  KICKS enters competitive students in solos, duets, trios, groups, large groups and productions in categories such as Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, Lyrical, and Contemporary.  Company Members train at least three times per week from June to May and compete in at least three competitions per year.

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