HIP HOP I
Beginner Grooves/ Fundamentals: This class focuses on body awareness and understanding musicality. Beginner moves will be taught and applied to a wide variety of music. If you want to feel more comfortable in your own body, this is the class for you! (This class pulls from many different dance styles such as hip hop, house, popping, animation and then puts it all into a choreographed sequence) Ages 10 and up can attend this class as this is a skill based class.
HIP HOP Intermediate
(Intermediate/Advanced) Urban Dance/ Choreography: This class will push students who are looking to go All The Way Up. We will tackle complicated footwork and grooves that will challenge you. These moves will then be implemented into intricate choreography. If you are looking to level up your craft, this is the class for you! (This class pulls from many different dance styles such as hip hop, house, popping, and animation.) All ages can attend this skill based class.
ADVANCED HIP HOP II
Advanced Hip-hop: If you’re looking for training in dance choreography such as improving learning speed, choreography retention, attention to detail, or even just getting inspo for your own choreography, then this is the class for you! This class will explore the many directions you as a dancer can take your choreography and finding more ways to express yourself through choreography.
The popping class will get you in tune to intricate movements that require the immediate tensing and relaxation of individual muscles which creates the "POP" Expect to learn simple and complex body isolation moves while grooving to funky tracks. Popping includes ticking, strobing, waving, gliding, boogaloo, tutting, and more! A combination of follow the leader style drills and little choreo sequences are to be expected for this class! All ages can attend this class.
*NEW* KPOP HIP HOP
K-pop, an abbreviation for Korean pop, is a genre of popular music originating in South Korea. This class focusing on covers your favorite artist including BTS, EXO, BLACKPINK, BIG BANG, MOMOLAND, and others. You can expect hard hitting, patience, body control and feminine grooves in each class. The bases of each choreo is to "express the feeling or the meaning of the lyrics and what starts out as small movements, turns into a full dance that is better able to portray the message of the song." - May J. Lee
A word from instructor, Ben Ong - "What’s up guys! My name is Ben Ong aka Bensei, a dancer who loves to do K-pop as a side hobby (#Poppingislife). I enjoy performing K-pop songs on stages because it gives me confidence and makes me feel cool. I find K-pop interesting because I can express myself in a way where I can enjoy the music without understanding it. Music is universal language! I hope I can bring the best experience to you guys where we can enjoy dancing to K-pop songs together. I’m looking forward to see you guys in my class!" (Faster paced/Intermediate level)
BREAKDANCE: An Official Olympic Sport
FUNDAMENTALS OF BREAKING I
This class is designed to teach the core movements of breaking also known as breakdance, bboying or bgirling. Everything from standing to getting busy on the floor. You'll learn the foundations of not just breaking but listening to the music while moving your body. This comes in the form of top rocking, footwork, and capitalizing on big beats with a freeze/pose! Expect to learn something new each class while also building upon your existing foundation with personalized attention. Ultimately, you'll be comfortable enough to put it all together and freestyle! (THIS CLASS IS INTENDED FOR ALL AGES/LEVELS)
FUNDAMENTALS OF BREAKING II
We continue to move on up in Fundamentals of Breaking II, where we introduce intermediate breaking foundations & review basic fundamentals. Students will also focus on engaging their creativity, flow, and we’ll be guiding them to discover their own forms of self-expression.
This isn't your average "spin class" this is a class where you will learn multiple exciting power moves and variations. If you're looking to wow your peers and ultimately challenge yourself this is it! This is usually what first comes in mind to the general public when they think about breakdance. From the infamous windmills, head spins, flares, and more! Combine this with fundamentals of breaking and you'll be a complete bboy/bgirl to be reckoned with! This class can also be taken by 8 and up but be ready for a physical challenge!
WERQ DANCE CLASS
WERQ® is the wildly addictive cardio dance workout based on the hottest pop and hip hop music. Twerk your way into the body you've always wanted, challenging yourself to the beat and your cardio endurance! All levels welcome!