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Anchorage Music & Dance Center is celebrating 25 years of private & group music instruction and 10 years of dance!
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.
Anchorage Music & Dance Center is an Official Angelina Ballerina Dance Academy! Students receive a quality dance education in a caring and fun environment, all based on the beloved Angelina Ballerina character. Classes will be based on Angelina Ballerina books to teach Angelina themes & choreography. This program is a gentle and fun introduction to ballet that little ones just love!
A beginning ballet class for students where they will learn ballet fundamentals with barre work, across the floor exercises and connecting steps & vocabulary.
Great class for students with 1 year ballet experience. 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.
The first half of class exposes dancers to the building blocks of ballet. The basics of posture, turnout, & movement will be the focus, as well as an intro to the terminology. The second half will introduce jazz dance using a fusion of "old school" & "new school". Class begins w/a warm up designed to improve strength, flexibility, posture & alignment.
This Ballet/Modern class invites students 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.
Dancers learn the building blocks of ballet: basics of posture, turnout, and movement as well as an introduction to terminology. Then move into basic tap terms and moves, training muscles for isolated foot moves, and class routine. Emphasis is placed on the importance of rhythm & clear sounds. Great class for beginners who want to mix it up!
This introduction class is the perfect introduction to the high energy steps, rhythm and motion of hip hop. Students learn basic steps to contemporary funk hip-hop music as well as popular (age appropriate) songs heard on the radio. Hip Hop is one of the most popular forms of dance and great for those little ones who just can't stop moving!
Students enjoy learning 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.
Have fun learning the dance sensation sweeping the world! Learn new routines and moves from popular K-Pop (Korean pop) groups. Guaranteed F.U.N.
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!
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!