Intermediate Program

Dance Classes

teen dancer leaping in the air intermediate dance classes - Decatur, IL

Junior Leaps & Turns

Class is 1 hr.  To enroll you must be enrolled in Elem 5 or 6 or Intermediate 1 or 2 Ballet & Jazz.

Intermediate Ballet

Body alignment, posture, correct use of feet & arm placement should be understood at this point.  Barre work becomes more difficult.  Traveling jumps & turns in the center are begun.  There are several levels of this class, and each is progressively more difficult and disciplined.  Dress code is pink ballet shoes, pink tights & solid dark-colored low back leotard.  Skirts may be work as well as black dance shorts.  Hair must be in a bun with all sides away from the face.

Intermediate Jazz

Class is 1 hr. Must complete 3 consecutive years of ballet immediately prior to enrolling. Must have knowledge of specific basic jazz steps & technique. Dress code is solid-colored leotard & tights (any color). Form-fitting black dance pants (above shoe line) or BLACK dance bootie shorts may be worn. Must be staff-approved. Hair must be up and away from face.

Intermediate Tap

Class is 45 min. Must be staff-approved to enroll. Leotard, tights, dance shorts or pants, black tap shoes.

Teen Ballet /Jazz

Class is 45 min each of Ballet & Jazz. Class is for beginners Age 11 & Up. This class moves at a much faster pace than a beginner class for the younger student. However, basic technique is taught. Dress code is the same as for the Intermediate Ballet class.


Must be taken in conjunction with a ballet class. Only staff may determine who is eligible for this class.


This class is 45 min. Ages 6-9. You will need tan jazz shoes & can wear shorts, a tank top or t-shirt.  Hair for girls must be in a ponytail or pigtails.

Tiny Tot Tumbling

This class is for ages 3 to 6 years old. The Intermediate student should be able to execute a correct wheel.  Dress code is a leotard or biketard. No shoes or socks. Girls need to wear hair up.