Dance Classes

We offer of dance classes for all ages and abilities, from beginners to pre-professional students; 3 years old  through adults!. You’ll find our classes welcoming and encouraging as we aim to teach through positivity and support in a non-competitive atmosphere.  

 

Click here to get started with a free class or view the our dance styles below.   

Creative Ballet (3-6yrs)

Creative Ballet classes allow children to learn early social skills, cultivate their imagination and develop cognitive thinking routines. Classes are based on basic ballet technique that is suitable for young, developing muscles and minds. Basic terminology and steps are presented with an emphasis on body awareness, muscle development, flexibility, coordination and basic movement skills. Momentum Creative Ballet Faculty use imagery, props, and age-appropriate themes to engage young dancers in a safe and supportive environment. Combo Classes include introductions to Tap and Jazz basics. 

Ballet is one of the world’s most beautiful and revered art forms. Adults and children alike will love building on a foundation of coordination, strength, flexibility, grace, balance, poise and musicality. Each class is divided into barre work, centre barre, stretch, adagio, and allegro. Dancers build coordination, discipline, body awareness, and movement expression in a warm and friendly atmosphere that encourage dancers to accomplish goals and have a positive self image.

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Contemporary 

Built upon the foundations laid by Modern dance, this form focuses on self-expression. Contemporary Dance bridges the gap between jazz and ballet, offering a fluid movement style and encouraging creative thinking. Classes emphasize rhythm, design, shape & motion in space, with deliberate use of gravity. Dancers are encouraged to express themselves creatively through movement and develop their own individual style.

Jazz

This dynamic high energy class focuses on rhythm, line, timing. Class includes warm ups, core strengthening, stretches, center work & across the floor turn and jump exercises. Proper alignment, balance & technique are taught in a fun, encouraging environment. 

Hip Hop

Fun, energetic and extremely popular! Hip Hop is a combination of street style moves, isolations, floor work and video grooves. Age-appropriate upbeat urban movement set to today's Pop & Hip Hop music genres.  Classes taught emphasizing basic movement skills as well as popular Hip Hop moves and style. Students are encouraged to add their own personal style and performance attributes into choreography. 

Irish 

  •  Based on traditional dance forms originating from Ireland, Irish dance encompassing dancing both solo and in groups. Beginning dancers start with soft shoe work and progress to hard shoe work with more challenging steps such as the slip jig as level increases. Emphasis on muscle development, coordination, rhythm, performance, and proper technique. 

Tap

This class develops the elements of tap dance vocabulary, musicality and individual style; while encouraging tap dance as a contemporary dance form. Emphasis is placed on coordination, clarity, rhythm, timing & phrasing. 

Musical Theater

Our musical theatre program delivers a mix of singing and acting, with jazz and tap dance skills. Students combine their love of all thins dramatic with stage techniques and basic vocal training, in these energetic and diverse classes. Available for ages 8-18, these lessons have a focus on fun! A performance only class, students create a full length production in Momentums very own black box theater. 

Adult/Teen

Adult/Teen classes are for Fitness and Fun! Open classes in all genres for beginner through advanced. We offer something for everybody, Ballet, Tap, Jazz/Contemporary, Musical Theater, and Latin. It's never too late to move! 

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Give The Gift of Dance!

Foster a love of dance and the arts in an upbeat, positive environment. As a Momentum student, your dancer will grow their confidence and abilities while making friends for life.

Get started with a free trial class today!

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Did you know that Momentum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and is providing over $24,000 in financial aid scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year? Or that our Boy’s Scholarship Program provides approximately $20,000 in scholarships and free classes to encourage boys to pursue a performing arts education? Please help us fund and continue these programs by donating today!

Questions? Call us at 206-242-1239
15811 Ambaum Blvd SW, Suite 160, Burien, WA 98166

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