Competition

The objective for the participant in the Competition program is to begin more advanced technique concepts such as proper body alignment, balance and position. They will begin faster and more intricate tap sounds. Jazz will bring up the pace. The high-energy style will incorporate turns, footwork and body isolations. The participant will also take part in extra performances around the Eagan area. They will participate in three competitions in the Metropolitan area. Students who are interested in competition lines should plan to audition at our studio with the instructors.

dance classes in Eagan, MN


Ballet
Student will be introduced to basic ballet fundamentals, including body alignment, vocabulary, and basic positions of the feet & arms. Students will move through barre, center work & progressions.
Level Placement is at the sole discretion of the Ballet Instructor.
Levels offered: Beginners, Older Beg., Int, & Adv
"Boys Only" Hip Hop
45-55 min. class for boys 5-12 years of age. This introductory dance class focuses on the basic dance techniques of hip hop.
Co-Ed Hip Hop
Hour long class which dancers learn the basic dance techniques of hip hop and learn to sequence them into dance combinations. Dancers will also experience improvisation.
Tap
Hour long class which dancers learn the dance technique of tap, steps and combinations. Dancers sequence combinations into choreography and perform routines based on current skill levels; ranging from beginner to advanced
Gymnastics/Acro
Students will work on gymnastics moves which will coincide with moves in their dance choreography this season.
Lyrical
Students combine the placements of ballet technique with jazz and learn the lyrical style. 45-60 minute class.
Musical Theater
1 hour class which explores the art of musical theater, dance and acting. Students experience an introduction to Broadway Musical dances and tunes.
Pointe
Acceptance is at the discretion of the ballet instructor.
Technique
In this class, students will learn jazz, Lyrical & Ballet technique in progression style. 75-90 minute class
Jazz
Hour long class which dancers learn the dance technique of jazz and jazz funk styles. Dancers sequence steps into combinations and choreography and perform routines based on current skill levels; ranging from beginner to advanced

Recreational

Turning Pointe's Recreational Dance Division

The objective for the participant in the Recreational program is to have fun learning the basic steps and positions of jazz, tap, ballet and tumbling. Another objective is to enhance participation, memory, listening, sequencing skills, balance and coordination as they express themselves physically. These fun recreational classes focus on coordination, motor skills, sensitivity to music, and spatial awareness through the use of imagination and props. Students will learn the beginning steps and vocabulary for the genres of Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Hip-Hop.

Level placement: Age is to be used only as a guideline. Level placement is at the sole discretion of the Turning Pointe Staff. During the first week of class some changes may occur to ensure that each individual student is in the appropriate level. Three year olds must be potty trained, must be able to participate in class without continual parental presence and be able to cooperate in group situations.

dance lessons in Eagan, MN


Adult Tap - Six Week Sessions
45 min dance class focuses on the basic dance techniques of tap as well as develops the dance vocabulary.
Sessions Available: Fall, Winter l, Winter ll, Spring l, Spring ll
Ballet
Student will be introduced to basic ballet fundamentals, including body alignment, vocabulary, and basic positions of the feet & arms. Students will move through barre, center work & progressions.
Level Placement is at the sole discretion of the Ballet Instructor.
Levels offered: Beginners, Int, & Adv
Ballet/Tap Combination Class - 3-4 Year Olds
55 min. combination class for 3 and 4 year olds. This introductory dance class focuses on the basic dance techniques of ballet, jazz, tap & tumbling. Dancers must be potty trained.
Ballet/Tap Combination Class - 4-5 Year Olds
55 min. combination class for 4 and 5 year olds. This introductory dance class focuses on the basic dance techniques of ballet, jazz, tap & tumbling. Dancers must be potty trained.
Hip Hop
Hour long class which dancers learn the basic dance techniques of hip hop and learn to sequence them into dance combinations. Dancers will also experience improvisation.  Class for 6-12 year olds; Class for 11+ year olds.
Creative Movement for 2-3 Year olds
A beginning level 30 minute movement and pre-dance class to help dancers begin the process of moving with the beat, following directions, and developing creative musicianship!
Gymnastics/Acro
Students will work on gymnastics moves which will coincide with moves in their dance choreography this season.
Break Dance
30 min. class introducing the fundamentals of Break Dancing technique to be used as a building block to further break dancing skills.
Lyrical
Students combine the placements of ballet technique with jazz and learn the lyrical style. 45-60 minute class.
Mommy & Me
For dancers 18 months to 2 years and their caregiver. 30 minute class was designed to give the student and experience in movement and music with the support and encouragement of a loved one nearby to make the initial experience special!
Sessions Available: Fall, Winter l, Winter ll, Spring l, Spring ll
Musical Theater
1 hour class which explores the art of musical theater, dance and acting. Students experience an introduction to Broadway Musical dances and tunes.
Pointe
Acceptance is at the discretion of the ballet instructor.
Jazz/Tap Combination Class - 5-7 Year Olds
Hour long combination class for Kindergarten, 6 and 7 year olds- This introductory dance class focuses on the techniques of ballet, jazz, tap & tumbling.
Jazz/Tap Combination Class - 6-8 Year Olds
Hour long 6, 7 & 8 year olds. This introductory dance class focuses on the basic dance techniques of tap & jazz.
Jazz/Tap Combination Class - 9-14 Year Olds
Hour long class for 9-14 year olds. This dance class focuses on the basic dance techniques of tap & jazz.
Jazz/Tap Combination Class - 12+ Year Olds "Teens"
(Teens with little or no dance experience)
An hour long combination class -- This introductory dance class focuses on the basic dance techniques of tap & jazz, as well as develops the dancers’ flexibility and dance vocabulary.
Technique
In this class, students will learn Tap, Jazz, Lyrical & Ballet technique in progression style. 
Level Placement is at the sole discretion of the Technique Instructor.
Levels offered: Beginners, Int, & Adv

Class Schedule 2017-18

Highlighted classes are available to any dancer!

Classes and times subject to change based upon enrollment

Monday

Time                 Studio 1                                                 Studio 2                                                Studio3

4:30-5:30

Lightning Jazz- Courtney

5:00-5:45

4:45-5:30-

5:30-6:15

Hip Hop 2 -Brittany

Hip Hop 3 -Brittany

5:30-6:15

Blizzard Jazz- Courtney

5:45-6:30

Jazz/Tap 5-7years- Danielle

6:15-7:00

Musical Theater Red- Courtney

6:15-7:00

Blizzard Tap- Brittany

6:30-7:30

Jazz/Tap  (9-14yrs)- Danielle/Brittany

7:00- 8:15

Modern 2- Danielle

7:00-8:00

Tornado Jazz- Courtney

7:30-8:15

Musical Theater (9-14-yrs- Brittany

8:15-9:15

Cyclone Jazz- Courtney

8:15-9:15

Tsunami Jazz- Brittany

8:15-9:00

Lyrical (9-14 yrs)-Danielle

 

Tuesday

Time                 Studio 1                                                 Studio 2                                                Studio3

4:30-6:00

Technique 4-Deborah

4:45-5:30

Lyrical 4- Corey

4:30-5:30

5:30-6:00

Tap Tech 2- Deane

5:30-6:15

Pre-Comp

Hip-Hop ages 10+

6:00-7:00

Technique 3- Deborah

6:15-7:00

Lyrical 5- Corey

6:15-7:15

Tsunami Tap- Deane

7:00-7:45

Lyrical 3- Corey

7:15-7:45

Tap Tech 3- Deane

7:30-8:30

7:45-8:45

Lyrical 6- Corey

7:45-8:45

Tremor Tap- Deane

7:30-8:30

 

Wednesday

Time                 Studio 1                                                 Studio 2                                                Studio3

4:00-5:00

5:15-6:00

5:00-6:00

Modern 1-Danielle

6:00-6:30

Creative Movement

(2-3yrs)- Courtney

6:00-7:15

Ballet 3- Danielle

6:00-7:15

Mudslide Minis-

(4-6yrs) Pre-Comp

Teacher approval-Brittany

6:30-7:25

Ballet/Tap (3-4yrs)- Courtney

7:15-8:15

Tornado Tap-Brittany

7:15-8:15

8:15-9:15

8:15-9:15

                                                                        

Thursday

Time                 Studio 1                                                 Studio 2                                                Studio3

4:45-5:30

Lyrical 2- Corey

4:45-5:30pm

4:45-5:30pm

Hip-Hop (6-10yrs)- Abbey

5:30-6:30

Ballet 3- Danielle

5:30-6:30

Acro 2 & Conditioning- Corey

5:30-6:15

Hip Hop 1- Brittany

6:30-7:15

Musical Theater Black- Brittany

6:30-7:15

Acro 1 & Conditioning- Corey

6:15-7:00

Technique 1- Brittany/Danielle

7:15-7:45

7:30-8:30

Tremor Jazz- Brittany

7:00-7:45

Ballet 1- Danielle

7:45-9:15

Ballet 4- Danielle

8:30-9:30

9:15-9:45

Pointe 2- Danielle

                        

Friday        

Time                 Studio 1                                                 Studio 2                                                Studio3

5:00-6:00

Lightning Tap- Brittany

5:00-6:00

Cyclone Tap- Deane

5:00-6:00

Technique 2- Corey

6:00-7:15

Ballet 3 & 4- Danielle

6:00 -6:45

Hurricane Tap- Brittany

6:00- 6:30

Tap Tech 1- Deane

7:15-7:45

Pre-Pointe/ Pointe 1-Danielle

6:45-7:30

Lyrical 1- Corey

6:30-7:30p

7:30-8:30

7:00-7:30

7:30-8:30

8:30-10:00

7:30-8:00

 

Saturday

Time                 Studio 1                                                 Studio 2                                                Studio3

Ballet 4-Danielle

2-3:30

1:15-2:00

Modern Company Adv-Danielle

12:30-1:15

Modern Company Int-Danielle

12:30-1:15

Hurricane Jazz-Ronnie

12:00-12:30

11:30-12:15

Musical Theater Silver-Corey

11:30-12:30

Ballet 2-Danielle

11:30-12:00

10:30-11:30

Acro 1 & Conditioning-Corey

10:30-

11:30

Ballet/Tap 5-7 years-

10:00-10:30

Pre-Pointe/Pointe 1- Danielle

9:30--10:25

Ballet/Tap(3-4 yr)- Corey

9:00-10:00

Ballet 3- Danielle

9:00-9:30

OTHER CLASSES AVAILABLE FOR RECREATIONAL STUDENTS:

*BALLET: Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced (Levels are assigned by the ballet teacher)

*Pre-Pointe and Pointe Classes : At the discretion of the ballet teacher

*Technique : Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced