Youth classes will run October 3, 2017 through May 2018

Combination Dance

This introductory class will feature both ballet and jazz styles and techniques. Combination Dance is a great option for beginners to ease into either dance style, as well as for the 1-2 year dance students to enjoy current styles they already love! These dance fundamentals are taught through a fun and age-appropriate curriculum.

Ages 4-8

Tuesdays 6:00 – 7:00 PM

$35.00 per month
$30.00 per month if pre-paid before the beginning of the month

Ballet

Students will be taught proper body placement and alignment, barre and center floor work, along with across the floor combinations.

Ages 7 and up

Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00 PM

$35.00 per month

$30.00 per month if pre-paid before the beginning of the month

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Jazz

Jazz is fun and energetic! Classes include kicks, leaps, turns, splits, isolations and more. Students will be taught stretching and strengthening exercises, floor work, center floor combinations, and across the floor progressions.

Ages 7 and up

Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:00 PM

$35.00 per month
$30.00 per month if pre-paid before the beginning of the month

Hip-Hop

Hip-hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements.

Ages 7 and up

Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:00 PM

$35.00 per month
$30.00 per month if pre-paid before the beginning of the month

 

Line Dance

Join us for our introduction to line dance for adults! Line Dancing isn’t just country western anymore! Put all the thoughts aside of what you’ve previously heard about line dancing and embrace the new culture of contemporary line dancing! You’re sure to have fun learning the latest dances to great music, new and classics!

Fridays 6:15 – 7:15 PM

$35.00 per person

*Must have minimum of 10 participants registered, class is subject to cancellation if minimum is not met.

Check back later this year to see if Line Dance will be offered in the Winter or Spring of 2018!

Ballroom Dance

Participants will be taught various ballroom dances such as, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Cha Cha, Partner Dancing, and the type of dances typically performed at weddings, parties and on cruises.  For ages 18 and up. (If you’re un-attached, please bring a friend so that no ladies have to learn the man’s part.)

Registration now closed for Ballroom Dance for the Spring 2017 period.

Fridays 7:15 – 8:15 PM

$59.00 per person

*Must have minimum of 10 couples registered, class is subject to cancellation if minimum is not met.

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Tuition

FULL monthly tuition is due each month regardless of the number of lessons taught in that month (can vary due to holidays, weather etc.) Some months have 3-4 weeks of classes, & other months have 5 weeks of classes. It evens out throughout the course of the year. There are no refunds on classes missed. Payments can be put into the drop box on the wall inside of the north entrance of the church by the sports/dance office.

Our goal is to keep your cost low, we will not charge a yearly registration fee, there will be no expensive costumes to purchase and we will not charge a recital fee. All classes will participate in a year end showcase, date to be announced at a later time. Our classes will run weekly October-May with the exception of the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas there will be no classes and if your class happens to fall on any major holidays, any changes to the class schedule will be communicated through email so please keep a current email address on file with us.

If you decide to stop taking classes with us, we ask that you give us a courtesy notice in the form of email to dance@fellowshipchristian.org.

Monthly Tuition Fees are due the FIRST LESSON of each month, payment will be considered late after the 10th of each month.

 

Attendance

All students are expected to attend classes regularly and on time. Students should arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of their class. Students who arrive more than 15 minutes late for their class may be asked to sit and observe. Without a proper warm-up, a student can be seriously injured! If you know your child will be unable to attend a class it would be appreciated if you could send us an email to: dance@fellowshipchristian.org

 

Weather

FCC has always used the policy that if Springfield City Schools cancels their evening activities due to bad weather we will do the same, Champion City Dance Academy will follow this as well. If class is canceled I will send out an email as well as post a notice on our Facebook page (Champion City Sports).

 

Arrival

We will be using the double doors on the north/gymnasium side of the building for all classes with the exception of ball rooming dancing who will be using the front church entrance.

Please arrive 10 mins prior to the start of your class, use the restroom, remove shoes, be in dance attire and lined up outside of your assigned room.

 

Departure

Please pick up your child promptly when class ends.

CCDA is not responsible for your child outside of class time.

Students are not allowed to wait outside or leave the premises until parents retrieve them.

 

Waiting Area

The waiting area is available to parents while students are attending classes and rehearsals. Please keep young children supervised and quiet in the waiting area.

All students must remain inside the building when waiting to be picked up.

Students are not allowed in the parking area unsupervised.

 

Biblical Application

Every class we will begin with prayer and devotions will be held half way through class as we take our water break. Please bring a bottle of water to each class as we will not be breaking from the room.

 

Contact

Please direct any and all inquiries to: dance@fellowshipchristian.org

 

Class Etiquette

  • Arrive to class on time. Attendance will be taken.
  • Hair must be fastened securely away from the face (in a bun for ballet).
  • Follow the dress code. If you are unaware of the dress code for your class, ask your teacher or check the “dress code ” section of the website.
  • Gum chewing is NOT permitted.
  • Dance bags, coats, etc. may be placed in a cubby. Please mark your name in your belongings.
  • Listen carefully. Avoid unnecessary talking.
  • Clean up after yourself.
  • No eating in the classrooms.
  • Only water allowed.
  • Be respectful of your instructor, classmates and classroom.
  • If you arrive late, please excuse yourself and ask if it’s ok to join the class.
  • If you need to leave class, let your teacher know.

At Champion City Dance, we value the time and effort put in by all of our families. As an effort to embrace a wholesome and welcoming environment for everyone we implement this dress code as an assurance that all families will feel welcome and safe. We also hope that some of these requirements can help you navigate each area of dance wisely.

 

Hair

Hair must be fastened securely away from the face, a bun or ponytail is acceptable however a bun is required in ballet.

 

Dress Code

Modest dance attire. Leotard with dance shorts, pants or skirts to be worn over leotards or fitted t-shirts with dance shorts or pants. Dance tights are optional and must be open foot style if in a barefoot class.

 

Boys

Boys may wear athletic or sweat pants/shorts with a fitted T-shirt (no oversize baggy T-shirts or sweatshirts).

 

Combination Dance

Dancers will need either ballet and/or  jazz shoes.

 

Ballet

Any pair of pink ballet slippers will work. Personal preference will determine if you choose leather or canvas. Ballet slippers typically do not come as right or left footed. The shoes are designed to fit either foot and will take the shape of either foot with wear. Once you have tightened and tied the bow, the excess string should be cut to about 3 inches. The bow will be tucked into the shoe during wear.

 

Jazz

Jazz shoes are leather or leather-like with a split sole. These shoes come in two styles: lace-up or slip-on, either would be acceptable for class.

 

 

Hip Hop

Basic gym clothes (nothing oversized or baggy) and clean dance shoes or gym sneakers. Any pair of dance shoes or sneakers can be worn for hip hop dance however if you choose not to purchase dance shoes/jazz sneakers please do not wear street shoes to class, please purchase a pair of sneakers to wear only for class. Please no bulky shoes you will need something comfortable to dance in.