Dance Classes

Garden Street Students in the 2016 Great Russian Nutcracker. We have performed with the Moscow Ballet 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019!

Voted Hoboken's Most LOVED Dance Studio 2017!

 

New 2022/2023 Season

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Tiny Dancers Ballet (Grown Up and Me Levels 1 and 2)

Our tiny dancers will learn the ballet basics from a real Ballerina.  Our captivating ballerina will hold your dancer's attention through stories, music, movement and all things ballet and princess! All dancers are encouraged to dress up in the princess-best... the bigger the tutu, the better! Real dance terminology, musicology, counting, rhythm, basic positions, and the foundations of Ballet will be incorporated in this class. All of our classes allow for single drop in classes where you just let us know you'd like to take a single class, or you can enroll on a month to month basis. Monthly students automatically roll over to the next month, unless you let us know you no longer want to continue. All classes run until June.

Walking Up to 3 yrs   Mon   9:30am-10:15am

Walking Up to 3 yrs   Weds  3:30pm-4:15pm   

Walking Up to 3 yrs   Thurs  9:30am-10:10am

Walking Up to 3 yrs    Thurs 10:30am-11:15am

Walking Up to 3 yrs    Sat      10:30am-11:15am

Walking Up to 3 yrs     Sat      9:30am-10:15am

     

Mini Movers & Melodies (Grown Up and Me Levels 1 and 2)

This class is designed for all little ones who love music, and love to move! Each class will incorporate a fun, upbeat fusion dance class, and a fundamentals of music class - two in one! Students will learn dance positions, dance terminology, and the basics of jazz, hip hop, ballet, and creative movement. Half of our time will also be spent on musicology, rhythm, intro to all instruments, and new songs! This is a great class for little ones with tons of energy, as well as more reserved littles who will have their inner dancer come out in no time! All of our classes allow for single drop in classes where you just let us know you'd like to take a single class, or you can enroll on a month to month basis. Monthly students automatically roll over to the next month, unless you let us know you no longer want to continue. All classes run until June. 

Walking up to 3 yrs  Mon 10:30am-11:15am

Independent Dance Classes for students who are ready to take class without their grown up. 

Ballet 

Our instructors introduce young dancers to the discipline and vocabulary of a classical ballet class. Emphasis is on correct alignment and co-ordination of arms and feet. The class focuses on musicality, core stability, beautiful lines, preparation for turns, adagio elements, ballet positions, barre exercises, across the floor and center work, jumps, and turns. Each level advances and builds on the strong foundation of training received at Garden Street. We start real ballet training at every age to ensure proper technique throughout a dancer's journey as they progress each year. 

 

LEVELS

Our Ballet classes are split into levels, and each class progresses in the level of difficulty and technique.

Ballet 1 for students up to age 8 who have not taken Ballet at Garden Street before. Not all Ballet classes at other studios are created equal, and our classes are very specific to age/level appropriateness.

 

LEVEL I: If your child has never taken Ballet at Garden Street before and is age 5 or under, or has had less than 3 years of ballet at another school and is age 6-8. If your child is age 5 or under and has taken Ballet at another studio, your child will still be Level 1 at Garden Street.

LEVEL I Ages 3-5   Weds   4:15pm-5pm 

LEVEL I Ages 3-5   Thurs   3:30pm-4:15pm Starts Jan 1st

LEVEL I Ages 3-5   Sat        9am-9:45am

LEVEL I Ages 3-5    Sat       10:15am-11am

LEVEL I Ages 4-6    Weds   5pm-5:45pm

LEVEL I Ages 4-6.   Thurs   4:15pm-5pm  Starts Jan 1st

LEVEL I + II Ages 7-11 Thurs 5pm-6pm Starts Jan 1st

 

LEVEL II: If your child is ages 4-6 and has taken 1 year of Ballet at Garden Street before you may take Level II  4-5 yr  or 4-6. If your child is ages 6-8 and has taken 3 years of Ballet at another studio, or has taken 2 years of Ballet at Garden Street you may take Level II 6-8.

 

LEVEL II Ages 4-5   Mon  3:30pm-4:15pm 

LEVEL II Ages 4-6    Sat    11am-11:45am

LEVEL II Ages 6-8    Sat     11:45am-12pm

LEVEL II Ages 6-8    Mon   4:15pm-5pm

LEVEL II Ages 7-11 Thurs 5pm-6pm

LEVEL III INTERMEDIATE with Miss AnnieIf your child is ages 8-Teen and has taken Ballet 8-Teen 1 for two years, or has had 3 or more years of Ballet at Garden Street, or has 4 or more years of Ballet at another Studio, but is not ready for pointe shoes. If your child is 9 years old or older and has never taken Ballet before we can provide 1 on 1 private lessons to prepare your child to enter into a Ballet class that is suitable in age and level.

LEVEL III Ages 8-Teen  Thursdays  5:30pm-6:30pm

LEVEL IIII ADVANCED/POINTE with Miss Annie  Children ages 8-Teen who are ready for advanced Ballet either to take the class on pointe, or are not yet ready for pointe but will prepare for pointe shoes. Students must be invited to take this class, or be evaluated to make sure they are ready for this class. Recommendations by Miss Annie required. 

LEVEL IIII Ages Teens Thurs  6:30pm-7:45pm

Ballet + Tap Combo

Ages 3-5 Thurs  4:30pm-5:15pm

Contemporary Lyrical 

This fusion class incorporates the strong foundation of Ballet which is necessary for every dancer who loves to express themselves through Contemporary Lyrical movement. Strong emphasis is placed on the Ballet Barre warm up, as well as across the floor exercises, leaps, and turning technique. The class focuses on musicality, core stability, beautiful lines, preparation for turns, adagio elements, ballet positions, barre exercises, across the floor and center work, jumps, and turns. The second half of the class is based on new Contemporary Lyrical Choreography. We will encourage each dancer to reach their fullest creative potential while learning how to express their emotions through dance. This is class focuses on the health and wellness of each student by building self esteem, and confidence through dance expression. Level I students encouraged to take Ballet, LEVEL II students are required to also take Ballet.

LEVEL I    ages 8-Teen  Mon  5pm-6pm

LEVEL II   ages 8-Teen  Mon   6pm-7:15pm

Tap/Jazz Combo

This very popular combo class exposes students to both tap and jazz styles each week. Combining proper jazz and tap techniques will teach dancers proper dance terminology, steps, combinations and widely varying styles within each dance discipline. This is a great class for students who would like the exposure to more than one dance style in every class. Aspiring triple threats who love Broadway and the Rockettes are strongly encouraged to take this class.

 

Ages 3-5  Sat          9:45am-10:30am

Ages 6-8  Tues       3:30pm-4:15pm

Ages 8-Teen Tues  4:15pm-5pm        

 

Irish Step 
Straight from Dublin our Irish Step master instructor is the leading Irish Step instructor in the area! From the very first class, you will learn basic traditional Irish dance steps with a fusion of more modern elements. As you progress to Intermediate and Advanced, the coordination and skill level increases and there is an option of learning both the hard and soft shoe styles. This is a non-competitive class. It is a celebration of deep-rooted tradition that has survived the test of time, reinvented itself and its appeal has reached people and cultures all across the globe.

 

Beg/Inter  All Ages  Tues   5pm-5:45pm  

Advanced All Ages  Tues    5:45pm-6:30pm 



Hip Hop

This high energy class will set hip hop combinations and routines to the latest chart toppers. This class will be performing as a team. Crew routines will touch on the various styles of hip hop, including 'Pop and Lock', and 'Commercial'. Routines usually change on a bi-weekly basis so don't worry about having to play "catch-up", come join us!

Ages 3-5  Mon    3:30pm-4:15pm

Ages 3-5  Weds   3:30pm-4:15pm

Ages 3-5   Sat       11:15am-12pm

Ages 6-8   Weds    5pm-5:45pm

Ages 9-Teen Weds  4:15pm-5pm

Acro LEVEL III - IIII for Dance Co Members

Gymnastic based tumbling class with foundation in dance. All floor work will be covered as well as leaps, jumps, bridges, hand springs, cartwheels and all cartwheel variations, and more. Dance elements included to choreography with tricks, turns, leaps, tumbling and more.

Ages 8-Teen  Fri  4:30pm-5:15pm

           

Bollywood (begins 10/4)

Our Bollywood Dance class is an upbeat, fun, and unique class which focuses on the foundation of Bollywood dance.  This class is perfect for students who have never taken any formal dance training, and who have up to a minimum of 3 years experience. We work on strengthening self confidence, self esteem and team building all while learning Bollywood Dance. Students will not only learn dance and movement, but also the importance of the music in this dance style. Bollywood is a colorful, dynamic and highly theatrical dance style incorporated in Indian films.  It combines classical forms of dance including traditional Indian, folk, salsa, belly dancing, while also incorporating more contemporary western forms such as hip hop, jazz and funk.

Ages 4-6 Mon  5pm-5:45pm

Musical Theatre

This fun upbeat dance class will work towards putting on a presentation of The Celebration of the Lion King. This class incorporates singing, dancing and acting - as well as having so much fun! It's exciting to be part of a show - no matter how big or how small. We work together as an ensemble, which is a type of special team, where everyone works together on a common goal - to learn how to tell the message of the story through music - and expressing the music through dance, and singing - while having the best time! 

Ages 7-Teen Thurs 3:30pm-4:30pm

 

IMPORTANT INFO
for 2022-2022
All Classes are offered in person
Click Here for COVID Safety Protocols
2022-2023 SEASON
9/3-6/23
 
NEW PRICING 
Flexible Dance Program
$129/month for 1 class
$116/month for 2nd class or siblings
  • Enroll at any time and cancel at any time 
  • This is a membership Fee and not a per class fee. We charge your monthly fee whether you have 3 classes or 5 classes in a given month. We've accounted for winter and spring break when we decided on our pricing. We do not prorate or add extra fees for shorter or longer months.
  • You can cancel your membership at any time, and prior to the 1st of the month to avoid paying for the next billing cycle.
  • NO Full Year Commitment Necessary
  • $40 Enrollment fee includes new season school t-shirt    Big Birthday Party Savings

Dance Studio Closures:

November 24th & 25th- Thanksgiving

December 24th-31st- Winter Holiday Break

January 16th- MLK Day

May 29th- Memorial Day

 
2022 Recital 12/17/22
 
2023 Recital 6/10/23
 
Drop-in class = $35/class
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