Class Information

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 HereView your account balance here

Toddlers, Preschoolers & Kindergartners

Little Feet
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.  Our regular little feet classes include ballet, jazz and hip hop.  We also have a combo jazz and taps class, ballet or acrobatics available. Students should wear comfortable fitted clothing or dance outfits with the appropriate dance shoes.

Mini Ages 5-6

Our mini dancers are ready for new challenges including class warm up, across the floor, dance technique and age-appropriate dance combinations and choreography. Styles of dance include jazz, ballet, tap, acrobatics & hip-hop. We also have many combo classes where dancers learn two genres of dance. Students should wear comfortable fitted clothing or dance outfits with the appropriate dance shoes.

School-Age to Adult

Dress Code

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.

Class Description Attire
Hip-Hop
Commercial style of street dance using popular dance steps and high-energy movement to upbeat hip-hop, R&B & pop music.

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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.

Jazz
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.

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Black jazz pants, fitted shirt or leotard, black or jazz shoes, hair must be secure in ponytail.  (Check with your instructor to see which color is preferred).

Jazz Shoes May Be Purchased at the Studio

Tap Dance
Students will learn technique and terminology in the famous dance style using their feet as percussive instruments.  Tap helps with rhythm and coordination.

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Wear comfortable fitted clothing. All students must have tap shoes. Please secure hair in a pony tail. Tap shoes required

Tap Shoes May Be Purchased at the Studio

Acrobatics
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.

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Students must wear short unitards or leotards and bare feet. No jewelry, loose shirts, pants or street clothes 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.

Acrobatic Clothing and Foot Thongs May Be Purchased at the Studio

Leaps & Turns
This class will incorporate Ballet & Jazz technique. An emphasis will be placed on proper technique and arm/leg placement for leaps, kicks, jumps and turns. This class is for technique and does not perform in our shows.

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Wear comfortable fitted clothing, hair up and out of face, ballet shoes, jazz shoes or foot thongs.

Shoes & Clothing May Be Purchased at the Studio

Musical Theater
This class combines dancing, acting, and singing. We will focus on personality and performance.

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Wear comfortable clothing.  Miss Lizzy will let you know what style of footwear is preferred on the first day of class.

Shoes & Clothing May Be Purchased at the Studio

Lyrical
Lyrical dance is a fusion of ballet and jazz dance techniques. This style of dance challenges dancers to use emotion to interpret the music and express feelings. A lyrical dancer's movements  attempt to show not only the meaning of the music but also tells a story.

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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.

Lyrical shoes & clothing may be purchased at the Studio

Contemporary
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.

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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 shoes & clothing may be purchased at the studio

Ballet
The techniques found in classical ballet are the framework for all other styles. Students will learn about head shoulders and hip alignment, turnout, graceful arms, toe pointing, correct body positions, lines and angles.

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Little Feet Ballet, Mini Ballet, Jr Ballet and Beginning Ballet should wear pink leotards, pink tights, pink ballet shoes and hair in a bun.

Intermediate should wear blue leotards, pink tights, pink split sole ballet shoes and hair in a bun.

Intermediate-Advanced should wear red leotards, pink tights, pink split sole ballet shoes and hair in a bun.

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.

Ballet shoes & leotards may be purchased at the studio

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.

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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.

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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.