Dance in the Lehigh Valley, Lehigh Valley Dance, Dance Fusion

home | classes | tuition | staff | registration | recital information | calendar | contact | payments | log in

 
Current Newsletter

Join the Mailing List !

Print Registration Form

Parent/Student Handbook

ARTICLES              

Why We Dance
Arts Improve Grades
Dance Poetry
And Hip Hop Was Born
Dance Dads
Pointe Shoe Ribbon Guide
Making Pointe Work
Eating for Performance
The Importance of Water
Recital A-Z
Stage Makeup
Overcoming Stage Fright
Competition Tips
Concert Etiquette
The Roots of Tap
Sea of Tutus
Split Tips
The Turnout
The Arabesque

 

RESOURCES           

Social Dance Glossary
Tap Dance Terminology
Jazz Dance Terminology
Ballet Terminology

LINKS                     

Dance Mom’s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Classes _____________________________________________

'11-'12 Season Schedule - Now Registering! Click Here!

Current Adult Class Schedule - New Session Every 6 Weeks - Click Here!

Creative Movement (2 1/2 - 4yrs) -This preschool class is designed to develop eye/hand coordination, upper and lower body strengthening and stretching, large and fine motor skills, coordination and encouraging group interaction. Exercises, balance, tumbling, dancing, and lots of imagination are the core of this class! Girls: Leotard & Pink Tights Boys: White Shirt & Black Pants

Kinderdance Combo (4 -6yrs) - A beginner dance class consisting of a total of one and a half hours of Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Tumbling.  Girls: Leotard & Pink Tights Boys: White Shirt & Black Pants

Ballet - The foundation for all dance styles, incorporating strength, coordination, and grace. Classes consist of Barre & Centre work for the more serious and older student with preparation for choreographic variations and Pointe work. Girls: Solid color Leotard & Pink Tights Boys: White Tank & Black Pants

Pointe - Ballet technique performed at an advanced level in Pointe Shoes. Director recommendation is required. Solid color Leotard & Pink Tights.

Lyrical - A contemporary form of dance which emphasizes a combination of Ballet and Jazz performed to express the lyrics of the song. Girls: Leotard & Tights Boys: White Tank & Black Pants

Jazz - Dynamic style of dance emphasizing movement combinations, strengthening and stretching. Our goal is to teach a strong and flexible technique allowing dancers to learn varied styles and choreography. Aerobicwear/Dancewear Required

Modern - A free motion form of dance dealing with the elements of space, time, weight, and energy. Students focus on improvisation and creative expression. Girls: Leotard & Tights Boys: White Shirt & Black Pants

Tap - A rhythmic, energetic dance style, stressing time, accuracy, articulation of sound, performance & musicality. Students are also taught how to count music. Aerobicwear/Dancewear Required

Hip Hop -This is an exciting urban style dance class which incorporates body isolations, movement combinations, and high energy with today’s funky music video dance steps. Hip hop exposes students to the fundamentals of MTV-style street dance. Aerobicwear/Dancewear Required

Break Dancing-This class is a street dance style teaching moves often seen on the streets of NYC or on MTV.  Danced to pop, funk or hip hop music and often remixed to prolong the breaks, breaking is a well-known hip hop dance style. Breaking involves Toprock (movement while standing up), Downrock (movement on the ground), Freezes (acrobatic pauses in movement) and Power Moves ((large movements often involving rotation).   Wear comfortable clothes and clean sneakers.

Musical Theatre- Focused on acting, voice, and drama, this class will teach theatre education; including auditioning techniques. Explore the excitement and fun of theatre through roll play, games, creative drama, improvisation, and the exposure to plays and musicals. Wear Comfortable Clothes.

Theatre Dance - Dynamic style of dance emphasizing movement combinations, strengthening and stretching. Our goal is to teach a strong and flexible technique allowing dancers to learn varied styles and choreography based on Broadway Musicals. Aerobicwear/Dancewear Required

Acrobatics - An Introductory acrobatics program focusing on floor tumbling. This class is designed to improve balance, coordination, flexibility. Girls: Leotard & Bare legs/Footless Tights Boys: White Shirt & Black Pants

Private & Semi-Private Lessons -(At the Director’s discretion) 30 minute lesson in groups of 1-6 dancers. Students must be at least 6 yrs of age.

Adult Lessons

Based on class registration and interest, adult classes will be offered in any dance style. Current Classes listed below.

HipHop/Break Dance

This beginner level class is a street dance style teaching moves often seen on the streets of NYC or on MTV.  Danced to pop, funk or hip hop music and often remixed to prolong the breaks, breaking is a well-known hip hop dance style. Breaking involves Toprock (movement while standing up), Downrock (movement on the ground), Freezes (acrobatic pauses in movement) and Power Moves (sounds like a video game, huh?).  Try it out!  You're not going to "break" yourself!  Wear comfortable clothes and clean sneakers.

Contemporary Dance & Stretch *New Class!

An introduction to the contemporary form of dance which emphasizes a combination of Ballet- the foundation for all dance styles, incorporating strength, coordination, and grace, and Jazz- a dynamic style of dance emphasizing movement combinations, strengthening and stretching, performed to express the lyrics of the song.  Our goal is to teach the basics of dance technique allowing dancers to learn varied styles and choreography in a relaxed atomsphere.

Tap 

Do you dream of dancing like Cyd Charisse, Fred Astaire or Gene Kelly?  Or maybe it's Shirley Temple??? Either way, you CAN learn- at ANY AGE!  Our Adult Tap class is offered in a stress free environment!  It's so much fun!  Tap is a rhythmic, energetic dance style.  This class will have you shuffle ball changing around the house in no time!  You might just grow curly red hair and take 30 years off of your life!  ..and don't worry, this class is just for FUN!  We won't make you go on stage and perform, unless you REALLY want to!

YogaFit * We'd like to offer this class again!  Email Me if you are interested!

Yoga Fit …it's where fitness and FUN meet!  If you are looking to build a strong, limber and healthy body, then this is the class for you! Our Yoga Fit class will improve your coordination and posture, concentration, and focus, all in a fun environment. It's Yoga without all the weird stuff! Everyone of any age can be successful in YOGA!

PilatesFit * New Class!

Build a strong core center, longer and leaner muscles, and a balanced physique with PilatesFit. Based on original Pilates exercises, PilatesFit combines the best of fitness and Pilates creating an exciting and fun workout. You will feel the benefits after the very first workout and will come back for more! Develop core control, tone abdominals, thighs and back, reduce stress, relieve tension, boost energy and restore postural alignment with PilatesFIt!! Suitable for ALL AGES!!

Zumba Fitness  

Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic workout system that will blow you away.  Our goal is simple: We want you to want to work out, to love working out, to get hooked. Zumba Fanatics achieve long term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exhilarating hour of caloric-burning, heart-racing, muscle-pumping, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life!

The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor and international zest into the mix and you've got ZUMBA!
 

Belly Dance

Come and learn this ancient dance with a new appeal in a comfortable class setting! Gently strengthen and tone your core while learning a beautiful and graceful dance. Classes are designed to give the individual student personalized attention. This class is for women of all ages, shapes and backgrounds; you do not have to expose your tummy to take this class. Classes will take you through the basics (focus on basic moves, proper body position, technique and combinations) and in the course of 6 weeks, the instructor will also teach a short routine, so you actually get to move and dance right away! 

New York Style Salsa (On2) * We'd like to offer this class again!  Email Me if you are interested!

This Salsa class connects more with the rhythmic percussive elements in classic salsa music, and feels more natural to the dancer. Compared to ballroom salsa, this style is more fluid, allows for more freedom of movement and individual interpretation and lends itself to more of a "club" style.  If you want to learn salsa then this is the group for you! Come meet with other aspiring salsa dancers in a friendly no pressure environment. Lessons are taught by Nelson Gomez.  He gives instruction on a down to earth personal level and makes sure everyone gets the attention that they need. If you've never danced Salsa before, now is your chance to learn! You can sign up with a partner or as a single.  Oh yeah, and it counts as exercise too!


   home | classes | tuition | staff | registration | contact 



Soothe the Soul, Inspire the Heart... Dance!

Dance Fusion

Fogelsville Center
7720 Main Street Suite 8
Fogelsville, PA 18051
610-360-4335