Class Attire: Creative Movement/Combo Classes: Any color leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, TAN tap shoes with a buckle (NO laces or ties please!) Ballet: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, optional black skirt Jazz: Black leotard, tan tights, tan jazz shoes, optional black shorts, black sports bra Hip Hop/Break Dance: Comfortable clothing, sneakers, NO jeans Lyrical: Black leotard, tan footless or stirrup tights, Pirouettes, optional black shorts, black sports bra Acro: Black leotard, tan footless or stirrup tights, optional black shorts, sports bra (no shoes) Aerial Silks: Black leotard, tan tights or black leggings, (no shoes)
The purpose of wearing the above attire to to properly correct the students. It is important to view their bodies in order to make corrections to individuals and the group. We ask ALL dancers to dress in accordance to the Queens Dance Project requirements.
All of our children's classes contain mat work and musical instruments at the end of every class. Attire: Any color leotard, pink tights, skirt. Pink ballet shoes, tan tap shoes with a buckle (no ribbon ties please) for combo classes.
Creative Movement (Age 2-3): Introduces students to basic concepts of ballet and creative movement. Dancers explore the use of body parts, formations, speed and levels through the use of music, hula-hoops, bubbles scarves and more!
Combo 4/5 (Age 4 and 5): Students gain basic knowledge of ballet while also learning beginning tap steps and combinations.
Combo 6 (Age 6): Both tap and jazz are studied and performed in this hour long class.
*The following classes are available to beginner through advanced students.
Acrobatics (Ages 7-17): Acrobatics forms the foundation of many performing arts as well as sports due to its emphasis on poise and control. General acrobatic activities include floor tumbling, cartwheels, walkovers & handstands. Aerial Silks (Ages 5-Adult): Climb and swing through the space as you not only learn how to look pretty in the air, but also build and strengthen your muscles.
Ballet (Ages 7-Adult): Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms. It is designed to build grace, balance, strength and control. Ballet barre, floor work and combos are taught.
Belly Dance (Ages 13-Adult): Learn the ancient art of Middle Eastern dance. A great workout for the body and soul! Learn how to use your abs in ways you never thought you could.
Break Dance (Ages 7-Adult): While diverse in the amount of variation available in the dance, b-boying consists of four primary elements: toprock, downrock, power moves, and freezes. B-boying is typically danced to hip-hop and especially breakbeats, although modern trends allow for much wider varieties of music along certain ranges of tempo and beat patterns.
Gym/Jazz ( Ages 4-6 yrs): Incorporating both the tricks of Gymnastics and fun styles of Jazz comes a class that perfectly blends the two skills, and gives a truly fun experience to explore both different dance styles in one class. Hip-Hop (Ages 4-Adult): Hip Hop is a blend of today’s high-energy street style movement. Typically performed to popular music, this style of dance has been sought after by students of all ages.
Jazz (Ages7-Adult): Warm-up exercises are designed specifically to increase flexibility and strength. The primary focus of all center floor combinations is total body control. Across the floor combinations focus on dynamics and fluidity.
Lyrical (Ages 10-Adult): Lyrical is a style of dance that is an interpretation of words through music. It is best categorized as a combination of ballet, jazz and modern dance.
Modern (Ages 13-Adult): Designed for the dancer with a strong ballet background. QDP combines Graham, Horton and Limon techniques. Musical Theatre ( Ages 7-10):Learn to Sing, Act, And Dance in this triple the action packed class. Learn songs from some of the most famous Musicals, Act out scenes, and learn dances along with Broadway hits.
Mommy and Me (Ages 6 months-2 yrs): Mamas (or other loving adult) and their babies dance, sing, play games, learn Yoga moves and more in this interactive movement class. We create mazes to explore, play musical instruments to our own beat and learn to express feelings through movement and music.
Pole Fitness (Adult): This fun and flirty class begins with a warm up focusing on core strength and feminine movements. You will then move to the poles and learn turns, tricks and spins. It’s a great class for women of all levels.
Pound (Adult): POUND is a full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with constant simulated drumming. The workout fuses cardio, Pilates, isometric movements, plyometrics and Isometric poses into a 45-minute series. Burn between 400 and 900+ calories per hour, strengthen and sculpt infrequently used muscles, and drum your way to a leaner, slimmer physique – all while rocking out to your favorite music!
Tap (Ages7-Adult): Musicality, sound quality, correct body placement and terminology and emphasized in our tap classes.
Zumba: (Ages 13-Adult): Join in on the hottest fitness craze across the U.S. With a combination of aerobic fitness and latin dance, you can let your hair down and have some fun, all while getting a great workout!