Classes for Age 12 and Older  

The ages and grades listed are a suggested guide. If you are a beginner dancer, contact the studio for appropriate placement.  
If you are unsure of your level or don't see a class that works for your schedule, email info@mariannsdance.com
or call us at 201-261-1207 to discuss options! 
     
For information on our Shooting Star performance company and All Star competition company (Grade 1 and up), click here!  


Adults - CONTACT THE STUDIO FOR SESSIONS & RATES FOR ADULT CLASSES. 

  • Monday 7:15-8:15 PM - Jazz   

Acrobatics
Acrobatic training teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, and above all, discipline and concentration. Basic tumbling skills such as cartwheels, walkovers, handsprings as well as more challenging tucks and aerials will be incorporated with strength training and conditioning.

  • Tuesday 6:30-7:30 PM - Grade 8 and up 
     

Ballet
Classical yet vibrant, traditional yet evolving, the technical training of ballet is the basis and foundation of all dance movement. Ballet training is essential to all other dance styles, and develops strength, grace, poise, posture, and musicality. It is our belief and recommendation that ballet should be studied by every dancer at all ages and levels.

  • Wednesday 6:15-7:30 PM - Teen Ballet 


Boys Only Classes
Dance is a great activity for BOTH boys and girls, but it's important to give boys instruction that is tailored specifically for them to keep their interest and make it fun. The studio features Boys Only classes that teach skills from hip-hop to tap with macho moves and steps that boys enjoy. Boys who can dance are in demand at high school proms and dances, so now is the time to learn how to move! Register for our Boys Only classes and, with a little instruction and practice, you can become the star of the dance floor!

  • Wednesday 6:00-7:00 PM - Grade 4-8 


Hip-Hop
A funky, contemporary form of jazz with a sharp, street-smart edge that will add another dimension to your level of performance. This high energy class will focus on musicality and style as well as the history and culture of hip-hop dance.

  • Thursday 4:45-5:45 - Grade 4-6 
  • Wednesday 7:00-8:00 PM - Teen Hip Hop

Jazz
Jazz dance ranges in style from the excitement of funk to the bravura of Broadway. Jazz technique develops strength, coordination, and the controlled movement of each part of the body.

  • Thursday 8:00-9:00 PM - Teen Jazz/Contemporary Combo
  • Friday 6:00-7:00 PM - Jazz Funk Grade 5-8


Jumps and Turns 
Take your dancing to the next level. This technique only class will reinforce the basics of balance, strength and placement while focusing on a variety of jumps and turn. (This class does not participate in our Spring Performance) 

  • Tuesday 6:00-7:30 PM - Teen 


Lyrical/Contemporary
A beautiful blend of ballet technique, jazz rhythms, and modern style create dances that reflect the emotions and lyrics of today's contemporary music. Lyrical/ Contemporary dance encourages natural, spontaneous movement and personal interpretation.

  • Wednesday 7:00-8:00 PM - Teen 
     

Pointe
The technique of performing on pointe for classical and contemporary ballet. For advanced students with several years of ballet technique, upon recommendation of the instructor only. Students must be enrolled in a ballet class in addition.

  • Contact the studio for information. 
     

Tap
Tap works the ears as well as the feet. Rhythm skills are essential to building a solid dance education. Emphasis is placed on precision, speed, and clarity of sound with an upbeat and fun approach to rhythm and dance.

  • Wednesday 6:00-7:00 PM - Teen