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Sole Intensity Dance Academy is a boutique, performance-based dance studio located in the Aliante area of North Las Vegas, with a focus on personalized, quality instruction. Our small class sizes allow our experienced instructors to really get to know their students, helping them set personal goals and allowing each dancer to expand and grow at their own, individual pace.
Our philosophy is that EVERYONE can enjoy and benefit from dancing, whether it be the serious dancer hoping to achieve their dreams on the “Big Stage” or the part-time, social dancer looking for a little fun and exercise. Whatever your goals may be, Sole Intensity Dance Academy is dedicated to helping you achieve them!
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- JAZZ (AGES 7 AND UP)
Jazz will focus on learning proper dance technique and improving performance quality. Dancers will be exposed to various styles of jazz to help develop a well-rounded dancer. Class format consists of a warm-up to enhance core strengthening, balance, and extensions through isolations, rhythmic exercises, and floor stretches. Class includes across the floor patterns and short dance routines. As students progress, the curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.
Dancers are required to take ballet class in conjunction with Jazz.
- HIP HOP (AGES 7 AND UP) & MINI HIP HOP (AGES 3-6)
Hip-hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music, which has evolved as part of hip-hop culture. Students will begin learning hip-hop fundamentals. Hip-hop moves are broken down for dancers. Then, students' knowledge of hip-hop fundamentals will be expanded upon by explaining and demonstrating various techniques and methods. Students will be exposed to multiple styles of hip-hop dance. Original choreography will be taught, allowing students to discover their own hip-hop style in a stress-free and fun environment, encouraging confidence building, independent creativity, and teamwork.
No experience necessary. Dancers are required to take ballet in conjunction with Hip-Hop.
- CONTEMPORARY (AGES 7 AND UP)
Contemporary dance is closely related to modern dance and ballet, but incorporates many elements of it’s own to create a popular and exciting style of dance. During class we will work on strength, flexibility, and alignment through exercises practiced during a warm-up. We will then work on elements of technique and improvisation, dancing in the center and across the floor. Lastly, a combination will be taught to music that will evoke emotion and performance within the dancers. Contemporary training is crucial for dancers today.
Dancers are required to take ballet class in conjunction with Contemporary.
- BALLET (AGES 7 AND UP)
Beginning Ballet students will learn proper technique, terminology, rhythm, coordination, and basic positions of the feet and arms. As they progress into the other levels of ballet, the combinations and technical difficulty will become more advanced. Movement into higher levels is at the discretion of the teacher and director.
- Ballet I
- Ballet II
- Ballet III
- Progressive Ballet Technique.
- TAP (AGES 7 AND UP)
Students learn tap-rhythm and timing. Class consists of warm-up, center, and across the floor training. Proper terminology and musicality is stressed. Students will learn shuffles, flaps, time steps, buffalo, hops, drawbacks, cramp rolls, and basic turns.
As the students progress, more advanced steps will be taught. Students learn dance routines to all types of music.
No experience necessary.
- BALLET / TAP COMBO (AGES 4 TO 5)
In our combination class, your child will learn both ballet and tap techniques. The class runs an hour long. 30 minutes of that time will be spent on ballet methods and 30 minutes will be spent on tap. For the little ones, it is a great way to learn counting & rhythm and to develop a love of dance.
Ages 4-5. No experience necessary.
- CHEER DANCE (AGES 7 AND UP)
In Cheer Dance students will learn proper terminology, chants, stunts, motions and dance. With a special focus on jumps and beginning tumbling students will build strength and physical endurance, while gaining flexibility and coordination. Cheerleading will develop confidence and leadership skills.
MUSICAL THEATRE (AGES 7 AND UP)
Musical Theatre will focus on teaching theatrical performances that combines songs, acting and dance. The class will include warm up exercises that will encourage many different emotions and attitudes through show tunes. Students will learn choreography and performance technique from broadway shows.
TUMBLING (AGES 7 AND UP)
Students will learn basic tumbling skills including handstands, back walkovers, cart wheels and round offs. Tumbling will increase core strength, flexibility and versatility.
TECHNIQUE (AGES 7 AND UP)
You must practice to become perfect! This Technique class focuses on getting you there by refining dance technique. With a special focus on proper alignment, balance and flexibility. Dancers will reinforce leaps, turns and increase muscular strength and movement. A must take for every dancer!
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING (AGES 7 AND UP) - Coming soon
Dancers will exercise using low impact flexibility and muscular strength while incorporating endurance movements. With primary focus on postural alignment, core strength and muscle balance. Students will use balls, blocks and bands to tone and train.
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