Summer 2022 Dance Classes

Our Summer session gives students a chance to continue taking classes and keep their skills fresh! It’s also a great time to try a dance class that you wouldn’t normally take during the school year.


Angelina Ballerina Pre-Ballet

Your child will receive a quality dance education in a caring and fun environment, all based on the beloved Angelina Ballerina character. The Angelina Ballerina Dance Academy curriculum is designed by internationally renowned master teachers and child development experts.

  • 3-4yrs - Mon:  1-1:45pm; Thurs:  4-4:45pm
  • 4-5yrs - Mon: 1:45-2:30pm; Thurs: 4:45-5:30pm


Beginning Ballet

A beginning class for students aged 6 and older or graduating students from our Angelina Ballerina program. Students will learn ballet fundamentals with barre work, across the floor exercises and connecting steps & vocabulary.



Ballet 1

Ballet 1 is for students with 1 year ballet  experience (not including Angelina Ballerina Ballet). Students continue to explore ballet with in-depth barre exercises &  across the floor work, as well as perfecting technique on learned steps & an introduction to more complicated vocabulary & steps.



Ballet/Modern

This Ballet/Modern class welcomes dancers with 1 or more years of ballet.  It incorporates the fundamentals of ballet with the free flowing movements of modern,  in which dancers tell a story with their bodies.  Many basics of ballet and modern will be covered.



Ballet/Tap

Dancers learn the building blocks of ballet: basics of posture, turnout, & movement with an introduction to terminology.  Then move into basic tap terms & moves, training muscles for isolated foot moves & class routine.  Emphasis is placed on the importance of rhythm & clear sounds.



Beginning Tap

This class will cover basic tap terms and movements focus on training muscles for isolated foot exercises.  Emphasis placed on the importance of rhythm and clear sounds, and students will be exposed to a variety of exercises and combinations.



Hippity Hop

Little one too active for ballet?  We got you!  Students bounce along to the beat in this introductory hip hop class! A great option for energetic students looking for a place to have lots of fun and learn dance and classroom fundamentals.



Beginning Hip Hop

Students learn basic steps to contemporary funk hip-hop music as well as popular (age appropriate) songs heard on the radio. They will also learn how to count to music beats of the song in the form called "dancers eight". Class will incorporate how to stay grounded, how to initiate isolations and fluid transitions.



Hip Hop/Jazz

A beginner level combination class is the perfect introduction to the high energy steps and syncopation of jazz, and the rhythm and motion of hip hop. Jazz and Hip Hop are the two most popular forms of dance and are great for students who love to keep moving, moving, moving!



Hip Hop/Modern

Students will combine the basics of hip hop with the free expression of modern dance. They will learn fluid isolations, how to count music, as well as how to work to remember choreography. This energetic class will teach combinations to popular hit music as well as R&B styles.



Disney Themed Dance

Students learn fun choreography to the music they’ve grown up with! A great introduction to Broadway dance and movement. Class work consists of a jazz warm-up, stretching, and building a vocabulary of steps and combinations to dance to familiar Disney tunes. Focus on fun & becoming part of our world!



Stretch Flex Leap & Turn

Dancers are strong! This class will focus on strengthening the body specifically for jumps, turns and flexibility; All three of which are extremely important for becoming a well-rounded dancer.  Your dancer will learn how to use their knees as a cushion for leaps and jumping, learn how to 'spot' their head while turning so they don't get dizzy, and learn how to stretch their muscles safely and effectively for flexibility and longevity of the body.  A great way to stay “dancer fit” over the summer and be dance ready come fall!





Who we are

Anchorage Music & Dance Center is celebrating 25 years of private & group music instruction and 10 years of dance!

Convenient

We are a unique school offering quality private & group music and dance classes at one convenient location. Multiple students from the same family can take private or group music lessons and dance classes on the same day. That means parents only have to drive to one location for everyone's lessons & classes. What a time saver for the entire family!

Homeschoolers

We work with most all homeschool & charter schools in the State of Alaska. We are a direct bill vendor which means we invoice the school, so there is no "out-of-pocket" expense for the family!

Our network of schools include: Family Partnership; Frontier Charter School; PAIDEIA; IDEA; Mat-Su Central; Twindly Bridge; Denali Peak, PACE, CyberLynx & Raven.

Don't see your school here? Contact us and we'll see if we can work with them too!