Dance To EvOLvE

Dance Class Descriptions

  • Age-Appropriate & Fun Dance Class Curriculums
  • Tap, Ballet, & Hip Hop Children's Classes
  • Specializing In Dance Classes For Over 10-Years
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Our progressive dance classes enable kids to always take that next step to keep them challenged, learning and having fun.  All toddlers and kids dance classes are great for boys and girls and encouraged to participate in the annual spring recital.

Creative Movement (Parent/Dancer) Dance Class Descriptions

(U&me) YOU&me Movement and Music Class (Not always offered)

Average Toddler’s Age: 14 mos. – 2+ yrs.

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Location: Chicago Duration: 45-minutes

Spend a magical time with your kid while they learn to move to music and develop their motor and listening skills in a fun environment. This is a parent/child interactive dance class and caregivers and little siblings welcome. Dress code and dance shoes are not required for this class.Like our Facebook page and see announcements about occasional free YOU&me toddler dancing classes in Chicago.

Tap, Ballet, Jazz & Combo Dance Class Descriptions

(MM) Magical Munchkins Combo Class Of Tap/Ballet (Or Ballet/Tumble)

Kid’s Ages: 2 – Young 3 yrs.  (Once they are 3-years old, it is usually recommended that s/he is in Tiny Movers.)

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Location: Chicago   Duration: 45-minutes
This gentle intro dance class including tap, ballet, tumbling and dance games is energetic, expressive, and fun. It will have your magical dancer learning the dance basics in an age appropriate way. Classes start with tap and then transition into ballet each week. This Chicago class is a perfect transition between YOU&me and the Tiny Movers dance class for boys and girls.  Parent (or caregivers) presence required as parents participate as needed. See parent expectations. Dancers must be at least 24 months prior to the session starting.  See Annual Spring Recital Info.

(TM) Tiny Movers Combo Class Of Tap Dancing/Ballet Class (Or Ballet/Tumble)

Kid’s Ages: 3 – 4.5 yrs.

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Location: Chicago Duration: 55-minutes
A combination dance class of tap and ballet with tumbling and dance games for kids.  This energetic and expressive class will have your Tiny Mover learning basic dance and motor skills, musicality and rhythm to reach class goals in fun creative ways. Classes start with tap and then transition into ballet each week.  This is the first ‘big girls and boys’ class as parents watch from outside of the room.Dancers are welcome to join throughout the year.  Class is designed to be progressive, continuing throughout the year until the annual spring recital See dress code.

*If you are not staying near-by during class, don’t forget to sign-in your dancer with the teacher in case of an emergency.

(SS) Star Shiners Combo Class Of Tap Dancing/Ballet Class (Or Ballet/Jazz)

Kid’s Ages: 4 1/2 – 6 yrs.

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Location: Chicago   Duration: 55-minutes
Keep your Star Shiner moving in this tap and ballet combination class. This progressive class introduces curriculum goals through fun movement allowing your dancer to be challenged while expressing themselves. Classes start with tap and then transition into ballet each week.  Dancers develop dance, listening, and coordination skills, including an emphasis on ballet terminology and technique as they work towards the annual spring recital . Once a month, class will get switched up with a jazz dance day! See dress code.

*If you are not staying near-by during class, don’t forget to sign-in your dancer with the teacher in case of an emergency.

“I wanted to send feedback about how jazz week. My dancers have loved it. It makes that week stand out as different, which they get excited about, and has been a great way to introduce a new movement style. I think it’s a great addition to the curriculum.”  – Miss Megan (EvOLvE Teacher)

(DD) Dream Dancers Ballet, Jazz,Tap and More!

Kid’s Ages: 6-9 yrs.

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Location: Chicago   Duration: 55-60 minutes

A beginner dance class focusing on learning technique through a structured and exciting dance class. This class starts developing your dancer’s grace, strength, and musicality while always having fun. If it is a combo class, dancers will use ballet as a foundation while growing strengths in other genres of dance.
*If you are not staying near-by during class, don’t forget to sign-in your dancer with the teacher in case of an emergency.

(Bal) Ballet

Kid’s Ages: 10 – 14 yrs.

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Location: Chicago   Duration: 55 minutes
A ballet class to discover your inner ballerina! A beginner/intermediate ballet dance class focusing on ballet technique through barre and center work. This class begins a young dancer’s ballet training by developing grace, strength, and balance while always having fun. Classes are designed to be progressive. All dancers encouraged to participate in the annual spring recitalSee dress code.
*If you are not staying near-by during class, don’t forget to sign-in your dancer with the teacher in case of an emergency.

Hip Hop Dance Class Descriptions

(BOP) Baby Boppers Hip Hop Class

Kid’s Ages: 2 – 3 yrs.

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Location: Chicago   Duration: 45-minutes
Calling all Baby Boppers! This dance class is a fusion of basic hip hop and creative movement to get all the dancing wiggles out. Through creativity, the dance class focuses on kid’s muscle development, coordination, and musicality! Parent (or caregivers) presence required since parents participate as needed. Dancers must be at least 24 months prior to the session starting. Great for boys and girls! Dancer’s should wear comfortable clothing they can easily jump around in and clean gym shoes/ sneakers. See Annual Spring Recital Info

(BB) Beat Breakers Hip Hop

Kid’s Ages: 4 – 7 yrs.   View dance class schedule and register. Location: Chicago   Duration: 55-minutes
This fun, high-energy kid’s dance class enables boys to be boys and girls to let loose while developing creativity, coordination, musicality, and listening skills. Activities include hip hop, basic break dancing, and dance games in a non-stop action-packed class that will have you movin’ to the beats! All music and moves are age appropriate.  Dancers encouraged to participate in the annual spring recital See dress code.

*If you are not staying near-by during class, don’t forget to sign-in your dancer with the teacher in case of an emergency.

(HH) Pre-Teen & Teen Hip Hop

Ages: 8 – 18 yrs.  

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Location: Chicago   Duration: 55-60 minutes  
This exciting and fast paced kids dance class will leave your dancer feeling fresh! Don’t be intimidated…great for dancers who want to be challenged, learn various styles of hip hop, push creativity, and boost confidence. All music and moves are age appropriate in this fun and open hip hop dance class for boys and girls. Dancers encouraged to participate in the annual spring recitalSee dress code.

*If you are not staying near-by during class, don’t forget to sign-in your dancer with the teacher in case of an emergency.

Testimonial

 “I remember my daughter’s first day in her ballet dance class. She was the most shy and clumsy girl in the class, but as time goes by, she’s changing a lot. Now, she is enjoying the dance class comfortably and she likes you very much. She even practices some dance motions at home. I am very grateful for all the things you’ve taught her.”  – A Parent of a 3-Year Old In Our Toddler Dance Classes In Chicago