What to Expect from your class

Beginning Levels 1-3

These students are usually able to learn a significant amount, and if trained properly with no exceptions from the beginning, usually maintain good technique. Significant amounts of positive reinforcement coupled with strictness helps the students know from the beginning what is acceptable behavior and how much effort should go into dancing.

Important concepts • First and Second Positions • Parallel and turn-out• Body awareness (what are my arms doing)

• Special awareness (what shape am I making in the room? How much dancing space do I have?)  • Use of mirror - forward and backwards while looking in the mirror • Be able to turn out legs at will • Be able to press the shoulders down on the shelf and maintain a straight back and long neck  • Be able to stretch the knees and understand the different between straight and stretched

Vocabulary • Plié in 1st and 2nd • Tendu from 1st to front and side • Temps lié through second position • Introduce fifth position • Sauté • Echappé Sauté • Temps lié • Pas de chat turned out, sideways • Chassé  • Soutenue • Bourée • leap on one leg

Graduation Requirements Student must be able to do 11 of the 14 requirements in order to graduate to the next level.

Best of Sandpoint 3 years             Fall Schedule 2019 1 hour classes $55/month

Combo classes (ages 4-8)   

Wed  Intro: Ballet/Tap /Acro 2:10-3:10 (age 4-5)

Wed 3:15-4:30  Ballet/Acro/Tap  (ages 5-8) 

Teens specialty

Tues 3:30-4:30 Contemporary 3

Thurs 3:15-4:15 Teen Show Tap Musical Theater    Studio B

Tues Intermediate Lyrical/Contemporary 4:30-6:00  

Thurs 5:00-6:00 High School Int class

Monday 3:30-4:00 Hip Hop/Acro tricks 2

School Age Students level 1-3

Mon 5:15-5:45  Hip Hop 1

Mon 5:30-6:30  Hip Hop/Flip Flop Boys & girls Ages 5-7

 3:30-4:30 Jazz/Ballet  2


Classical Ballet Levels

Tues 3:30-4:30  (6-8) Ballet ½ (Pink Ballet 1)

Tues & Thurs 3:30-4:30   (age 6-9) Ballet 2 (Lilac  ballet) 2 classes /week required

         4:30-5:30  Pointe’ may attend lower level classes

Tues Ballet III/IV 4:15-5:00  Ballet- bands Center/Floor

Wed 4:30-6:00 Int/Adv Ballet)

Int Pointe’ Wed 6:00-6:30 (must attend 3 ballet classes on pointe’

Thurs 4:00-5:00 Center Ballet &  Pointe strengthening

  Specialty classes

Mon 2:45-3:30  Flexibility

Tues 2:45-3:30  Turning Class

Thur 4:30-5:00 flexibility, turns, jumps (age 6-9)



Mon 3:30-4:15 Beg Acro (age 5-9)  Hip Hop 4:15-4:40

Mon 4:40-5:30 Hip Hop Acro tricks 

Wed  2:30-3:30  Acro 2 (age 6-10)  

Wed 3:30-4:30   Acro 3/4  


Tues 6-6:30  Ballet Studio Barre’

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