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Philosophy and Vision:


- At the forefront of our existence as artists and educators is a belief that dance empowers communities.

- The children are our future.

- It takes a village.

- We believe in using our talents to encourage children to thrive in creative dance as both a physical art form and creative self-expression.

 

DESCRIPTIONS

Ages 6 months-2 years: Baby Movers Open Play Space

One parent/caregiver participates in the class to best support each child.


Urbanity Baby now has an option for our youngest group yet! Baby Movers Open Play Space will get ages 6 months to 2 years out of the cold and moving. A teacher will lead babies and their caregivers through movement exercises using fun music and interactive objects. Babies will learn coordination and rhythm to assist in development.



Age 2: Urbanity Baby +1 Caregiver

One parent/caregiver participates in the class to best support each child.


Urbanity’s classes for our young movers are a combination of Yoga, Music & Movement. Sessions are designed to help children develop strong, limber and healthy bodies while having fun and meeting other children. This unique combination increases focus, concentration, teamwork, musicality, balance and coordination.



Age 3: Baby Hip Hop

Parents may choose to observe in the studio but class will be conducted without direct parent participation.


Kids have fun, work out and learn hip-hop, dancing to popular kid-friendly tunes. Benefits include exercise, musicality and self-esteem.



Ages 4-6: Contempo Kids

Contempo Kids focuses on integrating music and dance. Taught by a professional modern dancer, learn ballet and modern technique, learn how to count the beat of the music and find freedom and expression in the integration of music and movement. Benefits include exercise, critical thinking, teamwork, musicality and self-esteem.



Ages 4-6: Kids Hip Hop

Kids have fun, work out and learn hip-hop, dancing to popular kid-friendly tunes. Benefits include exercise, musicality and self-esteem.



Ages 6-7: Contempo 6-7

Kids learn the basics of contemporary dance, which integrates ballet, modern, jazz, and hip hop, in order to prepare them for the youth program.



Ages 5-8: Kids Bollywood

Kids learn basic modern Indian cinema dance technique in a fun environment that encourages fitness, flexibility, and performance skills.



Ages 7-11 (Level 1): Technique and Modern

Students learn contemporary dance, with an emphasis on jazz. Perfect for students who want to lay down the foundations for their musicality, performance, and technique. 



Ages 7-11 (Level I): Acro

Students learn jumps and tricks with the aid of a gymnastics instructor. Acro helps contemporary students build technique and repertoire.



Ages 7-11 (Level 1): Hip Hop Juniors

Students will learn the basics of Hip Hop and more. Excellent choice for a fun and high-fitness class for teens who wish to learn popular dance moves to fun, upbeat music, and experience the joy of dancing with peers.



Ages 12+ (Level II): Technique and Modern

Students learn contemporary dance, which is a blend of modern, jazz, ballet, hip-hop, music and cultural dance. Taught from a perspective that believes solid contemporary technique can be fun, collaborative & balanced for this age group.



Ages 12+ (Level II): Acro

Students learn jumps and tricks with the aid of a gymnastics instructor. Acro helps contemporary students build technique and repertoire.



Ages 12+: Hip Hop Teens

Students will delve into the many different genres of hip-hop including krump and breakdance.  A great way to dance to popular music you love and build on a growing dance genre.



Ages 8+: Youth Company

This is for students who want to further improve their technique, movement, and professionalism in an supportive environment.  While dancing among their peers, students will learn the foundations of what it takes to dance with a company: teamwork, dedication, and more.



Ages 16+: Junior Apprentice Program

Check out our Junior Apprentice Program here, a selective program for high school students interested in closely studying with the company.