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The Katura Dance Academy offers a wide range of classes for all age ranges.

 Tap        Ballet          Jazz         Hip Hop          Acro        Lyrical        Contemporary       Liturgical (Praise)       Pom        AfroFusion       Tech Boost    Musical Theater

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Ballet:

Consists of barre and center work.  Ballet training is essential to a dancer’s progression.  It develops and strengthens muscles, as well as improves coordination and flexibility. Black Leotards, pink tights (foot-in), and leather or canvas pink ballet slipper (Split-sole suggested for ages 7+),  ballet skirt is optional

Jazz:

A fusion of technique and style, with a focus on stage presence.  Jazz consists of warm up, progressions across the floor and combinations. Black leotard, or Black sports bra top and black dance ‘booty’ shorts, tan tights (foot-in) Tan jazz shoes (‘slip on’ is preferred)

Pom

If your dancer loves cheer dance this class is for them! Pom is cheer dance with jazz technique.  Dancers are to wear black leotard or black sports bra top with jazz dance shorts and black jazz shoes.

Pre-Dance

This class is for our 2-4 yr old beginners!  The parent is allowed in for support and to participate in the beginning (the first 2-4 classes), but eventually we would like for the child to be in class without the parents.  These classes are made to introduce dance and movement to the new dancer!  Come join the fun!! Any leotard or dance dress, pink tights, pink or white ballet slippers.

 

AfroFusion

This is a fun upbeat style that fuses African dance with other styles such as hip hop, jazz, and contemporary.  Wear black leotard or black sports bra top with black dance shorts.  Barefoot.

Liturgical

is praise and worship.  It is what KDA was birthed from!  All dance moves are giving Glory to God!  It may be from any style of dance but its all to Christian music. Black Leotard, Black Dance Skirt, Black Footless Tights, Barefoot or Footundeez

Hip Hop:

Come to this class to sweat, learn the latest dance moves, and for FUN!!  We will explore West Coast, East Coast, and South influences.  Hip Hop has grown so much and this class will explore all styles birthed from it. Any comfortable clothing! Express your creativity and personality!  Dark Sneakers or Black Combat Boots.  But please don’t wear sneakers/street shoes that you wear outside or daily. NO JEANS


Tap:

Tap is an exciting style where the dancers use their feet like drums to create rhythmic patterns and timely beat. Black leotard, or dance top, black bottoms (dance shorts or jazz pants)  Black, flat, tap shoes (with the shoe strings or slip-ons).

Lyrical/Contemporary: 

a fusion of dance including modern, ballet, and lyrical.  This class takes the dancer through an exciting emotional journey in dance. Black Leotard, Tan Footless Tights, Foot undeez (Any color for class, nude or tan required for recital)