Love2Dance has 3 open enrollment dance semesters per year: Spring, Summer and Fall. Classes run in 16 week sessions during the Spring and Fall. The Spring semester runs from late January-May with registration in December, the Summer semester runs 8 weeks during June-August with registration in April and the Fall semester is September-January with registration in July. All students are welcome to participate in the performances at the Marin Civic Center in January and May. Class payments are due every 4 weeks. It is the parent’s responsibility to ensure that payments are received on time. Monthly statements and invoices will be e-mailed. Late tuition payments will be charged a fee of $25 per month. View Schedule and Register Here. View your account balance here.
Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers
Introductory level course that invites children ages 2-5 to explore their love of music and dance through movement exercises, songs and games while increasing awareness of the body through rhythm and creative dance. Designed to give young children a platform for creativity. Styles of dance include jazz, ballet, acrobatics & hip-hop. Students should wear comfortable fitted clothing or dance outfits. Must wear tennis shoes or dance shoes.
School-Age to Adult
Dress code and expectations will be reviewed during the first week of class. Most students will need kneepads, black jazz pants, and the appropriate shoes. Please do not buy dance shoes at Payless or Target (they are not made well and do not adjust to the feet). Jeans are not allowed in dance class. Students will not be allowed to participate if they do not adhere to the dress code. Shoes may be purchased at Love2Dance.
|Commercial style of street dance using popular dance steps and high-energy movement to upbeat hip-hop, R&B & pop music.||Wear loose fitting clothing and black dance sneakers or clean tennis shoes that are designated for dance only- no street shoes, knees should be covered.|
|Popular dance style seen in everything from music videos to Broadway musicals. Jazz class will broaden your dance repertoire by incorporating technique such as leaps, kicks, jumps & turns with dynamic and energetic choreography.||Black jazz pants, fitted shirt or leotard, black jazz shoes, hair must be secure in ponytail.|
|Introductory level class for Mini (Ages 5-7) and Tap I (Ages 8 and up). Tap II (Ages 9 and up) is for the dancer with some experience. Students will learn technique and terminology in the famous dance style using their feet as percussive instruments.||Wear comfortable fitted clothing. All students must have tap shoes. Please secure hair in a pony tail. Tap 1 & II shoes.|
|Acrobatic training is a great way to take your dancing to new heights. It teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline and concentration. Dance elements from ballet, jazz, and hip-hop will be incorporated to enhance your performance skills and make the crowd say, “wow.” Students will learn new tricks and choreography set to music.
This class will perform in the show.
|Students must wear tight fitted clothing and bare feet. No jewelry, loose shirts or pants will be allowed. Once they are able to perform off the mat they may wear foot thongs. Hair needs to be up in a ponytail. Please do not come on a full stomach. A light snack is best because a heavy/full tummy may hinder movement & cause possible injury.|
|This class will incorporate Ballet & Jazz technique mixed with different styles of movement & music. An emphasis will be placed on proper technique and arm/leg placement for leaps, kicks, jumps and turns. Wear comfortable fitted clothing with hair up and out of the face. Students may wear ballet shoes, jazz shoes or foot thongs to class. The instructor will advise you on the preferred shoe for the show.||Wear comfortable fitted clothing, hair up and out of face, ballet shoes, jazz shoes or foot thongs.|
|This class combines dancing, acting, and singing. We will focus on personality and performance.||Wear comfortable clothing and jazz shoes.|
|Lyrical dance is a fusion of ballet and jazz dance techniques. This style of dance challenges choreographers and dancers to use a motion to interpret music and express emotion. A lyrical dancer's movements and emotion attempt to show not only the meaning of the music but also tells a story.||Form fitting attire with footless tights. Students are required to purchase lyrical shoes or foot thongs. Hair should be pulled back out of the face.|
|Contemporary dance tends to be intricate and physical and the dancers change levels and directions quickly and seamlessly. Contemporary dance may deal with abstract concepts, images, or emotional extremes. The movement is more internal showing the dancers' strength, control and quickness of movement.||Form fitting attire with footless tights. Students are required to purchase lyrical shoes or foot thongs. Hair should be pulled back out of the face.|
|Instruction on the method and execution of movement of ballet. The techniques found in classical ballet are the framework for many other styles of dance such as jazz. Students will learn about head shoulders and hip alignment, turnout, graceful arms, toe pointing, correct body positions, lines and angles.||Little Feet Ballet, Mini Ballet and Beginning Ballet should wear pink leotards, pink tights, pink ballet shoes and hair in a bun or ponytail.
Intermediate, Intermediate-Advanced and Advanced classes should wear Black leotard and pink ballet tights with black shorts or a black skirt. Split sole leather ballet shoes must be worn. Hair must be in a secure bun or ponytail at all times.
|Break Pop & Lock|
|Popping is the quick tensing and releasing of muscles in the arms, legs, back, chest and neck creating a pop effect. The movement is done to the beat. Locking involves pauses, wrist rolls, and bounces. Both are part of a breakdancing style that is often accompanied with movement where the dancer appears to move around the floor without using or lifting their legs.||Wear loose fitting clothing and black dance sneakers or clean tennis shoes that are designated for dance only- no street shoes, knees should be covered.|
|Boys Hip Hop Crew|
|This all boy class will focus on learning street style hip hop and break dancing moves and technique. The class will incorporate the moves with fun hip hop choreography.||Wear loose fitting clothing and black dance sneakers or clean tennis shoes that are designated for dance only- no street shoes, knees should be covered.|