ADDRESS: 231 S Cedar Street, Monticello, IA 52310

EMAIL: almostfamousdance@gmail.com

PHONE: 319-465-4111

2019-2020 Schedule

*Please use January 1st, 2020 age & Fall School Grade  when registering for class(es)
*Pointe, Intermediate, & Advanced Gym Classes must be pre-approved

Age 2 Parent Involved Class Option:

Moovin & Groovin Mondays 6:00-6:30p.m. 

Age 3 Teeny Class Options:

Teeny Gym Mondays 5:00-5:30p.m.
Teeny Ballet Mondays 5:30-6:00p.m.

Ages 4-5 Tiny Class Options:

Tiny Ballet Mondays 4:00-4:30p.m.
Tiny Gym Mondays 4:30-5:00p.m.
Tiny Hip Hop Mondays 5:00-5:30p.m. - FULL
Tiny Gym Mondays 5:00-5:30p.m.
Tiny Ballet Mondays 5:30-6:00p.m. - FULL
Tiny Gym Mondays 5:30-6:00p.m.

Ages 6-8 Mini Class Options:

Mini Technique Tuesdays 4:00-4:30p.m.
Mini Gym Tuesdays 4:00-4:30p.m.
Mini Acro Tuesdays 4:30-5:00p.m.
Mini Gym Tuesdays 5:00-5:30p.m. - FULL
Mini Intermediate Gym Tuesdays 7:00-7:30p.m.
Mini Advanced Gym Tuesdays 7:30-8:30p.m.
Mini Pom Thursdays 4:00-4:30p.m.
Mini Jazz Thursdays 4:30-5:00p.m.
Mini Hip Hop Thursdays 5:00-5:30p.m. - FULL
Mini Ballet Thursdays 5:30-6:00p.m. - FULL
Mini Tap Thursdays 6:30-7:00p.m.

Ages 9-11 Junior Class Options:
Junior Gym Tuesdays 4:30-5:00p.m.
Junior Acro Tuesdays 5:00-5:30p.m.
Junior Technique Tuesdays 5:30-6:30p.m.
Junior Intermediate Gym Tuesdays 7:00-7:30p.m.
Junior Advanced Gym Tuesdays 7:30-8:30p.m.
Junior Ballet Thursdays 4:00-5:00p.m. 
Junior Tap Thursdays 6:30-7:00p.m.
Junior Pom Thursdays 7:00-7:30p.m.
Junior Jazz Thursdays 7:30-8:00p.m.
Junior Hip Hop Thursdays 8:00-8:30p.m.

Ages 12-18 Teen/Senior Class Options:

Teen/Senior Advanced Gym Tuesdays 5:30-6:30p.m.
Teen/Senior Gym Tuesdays 6:30-7:00p.m.
Teen/Senior Acro Tuesdays 7:00-7:30p.m. - FULL
Teen/Senior Technique Tuesdays 7:30-8:30p.m. - FULL
Teen/Senior Tap Thursdays 5:30-6:00p.m.
Teen/Senior Hip Hop Thursdays 6:00-6:30p.m.
Teen/Senior Ballet Thursdays 6:30-8:00p.m. - FULL
Teen/Senior Pointe Thursdays 8:00-8:30p.m.



Class Descriptions


All classes are based upon students age or skill level.

Ages are of January 1st, 2020.

Pointe & Advanced Gym classes must be approved with studio directors.



Moovin & Groovin: Ages 2 years.  This parent involved class is a fun way to introduce your child to a classroom atmosphere with you there next to them to encourage them along.  This class will be participating in Showcase & Recital.  We work on basic gymnastics, listening skills, and all of the great fundamentals to start them out ( balance, hand eye coordination, and body awareness). 


Teeny Ballet: Ages 3 years.  Teeny Ballet class focuses on introducing students to stretches and exercises to help your child start off with good habits to mold their future in dance.  We work on basic ballet technique and fundamentals of dance using song, creative movement, and games. We also work on what it's like to be in a classroom atmosphere by working listening skills and following directions.   Students will learn Ballet choreography for the Winter Showcase & Spring Recital.


Teeny Gym: Ages 3 years.  Teeny Gym class works on the fundamentals to start you child's gymnastics career.  We work on fine motor skills such as: balance, hand-eye coordination, stretching and basic gymnastics skills and drills. Students will showcase a floor pass for the Winter Showcase & Spring Recital.


Tiny Ballet: Ages 4-5 years.  Tiny Ballet class introduces the fundamentals of Ballet.  We work on basic ballet technique, musicality, and fundamentals of dance using song, creative movement, and games.  Students will learn Ballet choreography for the Winter Showcase & Spring Recital.


Tiny Tap:  Ages 4-5 years.  Tiny Tap class introduces the fundamentals of Tap.  We work on basic tap technique, musicality, rhythm, and fundamentals of dance using song, creative movement, and games.  Students will learn Tap choreography for the Winter Showcase & Spring Recital.


Tiny Hip Hop: Ages 4-5 years.  Tiny Hip Hop class is an energy packed and fun way to introduce your child to the joy of dance.  We focus on current hip hop technique and choreography.   Students will learn Hip Hop choreography for the Winter Showcase & Spring Recital.


Tiny Gym: Ages 4-5 years.  Tiny Gym class works on the fundamentals to start your child's gymnastics career.  We work on fine motor skills such as: balance, hand-eye coordination, stretching, and basic gymnastics skills and drills. Students will showcase a floor pass for the Winter Showcase & Spring Recital.


Ballet:  Mini Ages 6-8; Junior Ages 9-11; Teen/Senior Ages 12-18. Enjoy watching your child learn the foundation of dance, while gaining grace and poise.  The body concentrates  on technique, body placement, flexibility, leaps, and turns.  Students will learn Ballet choreography for the Winter Showcase & Spring Recital.


Pointe:  Ages 12-18.  Pointe class is designed for advanced students with previous and continuous ballet training.  In addition to their weekly ballet class students will utilize ballet technique while working in pointe.  Each class includes center floor work and across the floor combinations.  Students will learn Pointe choreography for the Winter Showcase & Spring Recital.   *Students must be enrolled in ballet class and must be pre approved by instructor.


Jazz: Mini Ages 6-8; Junior Ages 9-11.  This fun, upbeat, and fast moving class is a great way to keep your child active while gaining a strong technical foundation in dance.  Jazz will focus on proper down the floor technique, leaps, turns, and stylistic combos, and stage presence in each class.  Students will learn Jazz choreography for the Winter Showcase & Spring Recital.


Tap:  Mini/Junior Ages 6-11; Teen/Senior Ages 12-18.  Teach your child the tradition that is Tap, while in a fun and upbeat environment.  Tap is a great class to introduce musicality, rhythm, footwork, and tap technique/drills.  Students will perform Tap choreography at both our Winter Showcase & Spring Recital.


Hip Hop:  Mini Ages 6-8; Junior Ages 9-11; Teen/Senior Ages 12-18.  This is a fun, upbeat and fast moving class that focuses on coordination, strength, and current hip hop choreography, music, and technique.  Students will learn Hip Hop choreography for the Winter Showcase & Spring Recital. 


Pom:  Mini Ages 6-8; Junior Ages 9-11.  This is an energetic, athletic, and fun class to help prepare you for a future High School Dance Team.  Pom is a combination of sharp arm motions, turns, jumps, and spirit.  Students will learn Pom choreography for the Winter Showcase and Spring Recital.


Gym: Mini Ages 6-8; Junior Ages 9-11; Teen/Senior Ages 12-18.  (Advanced Options also available - Must have Director Approval) This class was designed to build a well-rounded power tumbler.  Each student will be taught how to properly execute and perfect their gymnastics drills and skills. Students will showcase a floor pass for the Winter Showcase & Spring Recital.  *Advanced Gym classes available with pre approval from instructor.


Acro:  Mini Ages 6-8; Junior Ages 9-11; Teen/Senior Ages 12-18.  Acro class incorporates elements of gymnastics, basic contortion, and tricks.  This class will primarily focus on flexibility and drills to help properly execute the skills needed.  *Non Recital Class.

 

Technique: Mini Ages 6-8; Junior Ages 9-11; Teen/Senior Ages 12-18.  This class will focus on turning and leaping drills and skills. *Non Recital Class.  




Dress Code & Shoe Requirements Per Class

Moovin & Groovin:  Bare Feet.  Girls should wear leotard and fitted short(optional).  Boys should wear T-shirt or Tank with athletic short.


Gymnastics:  Bare Feet.  Girls should wear leotard and fitted short(optional).  Boys should wear T-shirt or Tank with athletic short.


Acro: Bare Feet.  Girls should wear leotard and fitted short(optional).  Boys should wear T-shirt or Tank with athletic short.


Tap:  Nude Tap Shoe.  Girls should wear leotard and fitted short or legging(optional).  Boys should wear T-shirt or Tank with athletic short.


Jazz:  Nude Jazz Boot.  Girls should wear leotard and fitted short or legging(optional).  Boys should wear T-shirt or Tank with athletic short.


Hip Hop:  AF Classic High Top Sneaker.  Girls should wear leotard and fitted short or Legging(optional).  Boys should wear T-shirt or Tank with athletic short.


Pom:  Nude Jazz Boot.   Girls should wear leotard and fitted short or Legging(optional).  Boys should wear T-shirt or Tank with athletic short.


Technique:  Nude Jazz Boot or Canvas Ballet Shoe.  Girls should wear leotard and fitted short or Legging(optional).  Boys should wear T-shirt or Tank with athletic short.


Ballet:  Canvas Ballet Shoe.   Girls should wear leotard and tight.  Boys should wear T-shirt or Tank with athletic short.


Pointe:  Pointe Shoe.  Girls should wear leotard and tight.  Boys should wear T-shirt or Tank with athletic short.