Youth Classes

Hippo Hoppo

This class will have your preschooler moving to the music! Using games, songs, and imaginative play alongside short choreography blasts, dancers learn the fundamentals of dance and the basics of hip hop, including rhythm, musicality, and footwork. You'll enjoy watching your little one develop a love of dance while moving to age appropriate music in this high energy environment. We ask that parents stay in the building and are encouraged to stay in the room or even join in! Dancers should wear comfortable clothes, sneakers and long hair should be pulled back from the face.

Dates: Session 1: January 3– January 31; Session 2: February 7—March 7

Times: Mondays 4:30pm-5:30pm

Ages: 3-5 years old

Cost: $25 per child, per session

Little Royals Ballet

Princesses and Princes will cover fundamentals of ballet vocabulary and technique in this fun, informal setting. Students will learn the importance of strength, flexibility, rhythm and musicality through games, songs, and choreography. No dance experience necessary. There is no dress code for this class; dancers should wear comfortable clothes and long hair should be pulled back. Soft ballet slippers are recommended but not required.

Dates: Session 1-January 3 to January 31, Session 2-February 7—March 7

Times: Mondays 5:00pm-5:30pm

Ages: 4-7 years old

Fee: $25, per child, per session

Ballet 101

Everything you need to know for a solid foundation in this classical dance. This class will cover fundamentals of ballet vocabulary and technique while introducing dancers to a more structured class. Students will learn the importance of strength, flexibility, rhythm and musicality through exercises and choreography. No dance experience necessary. While we don't have a color-specific dress code for this class, female dancers should wear a leotard, tights, and a ballet skirt or shorts and long hair should be pulled back. Male dancers should wear dance pants or leggings (not sweats) and a fitted t-shirt. Fitted clothes allow for ease of movement and for alignment correction by the teacher. Soft ballet slippers are required (please do not wear these outside; bring street shoes). If you need help finding attire or shoes, please email info@rldancecompany.com

Dates: January 3 to March 7

Times: Mondays 5:30pm to 6:15pm

Ages: 6-10 years old

Fee: $75 per child

Hip Pop Rock 

Learn the fundamentals of hip hop, breaking, popping, locking, and funk mixed with your favorite moves from mainstream pop! We use an age-appropriate mix of music to teach basic steps, which dancers will combine in short choreographed combos and improvised cyphers. Students will develop body control and awareness, expand their fitness levels, create avenues to direct their own energy, and build self-confidence in a safe, fun environment. Dancers should wear comfortable clothing that they can move in but that is not too baggy (no jeans) and sneakers that tie.

Dates: January 3— March 7

Times: Mondays 6:30pm-7:15pm

Ages: 5-10 years old

Fee: $75 per child

Karate 

This class will introduce beginners to the basics of Shotokan karate and deepen the practice of intermediate and advanced students. Emphasizes building focus, strength, and self-defense skills.

Dates: February 1 - April 7

Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30pm-7:30pm

Ages: 16+

Fee: Members—$45; Non-member—$60