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 2021/2022 Season

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NEW Grown Up and Me Infant and Toddler Classes with adult participation. All little ones must be able to stand/walk to join the fun!

Ballerina Princess (Grown Up and Me)

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 each set of 6 weeks. Themes and class structure will change every 6 weeks. You can enroll in multiple sessions, or just one! You do not have to commit for the full school year. Caregiver participation.

All Ages Little Ones        Tuesdays 9:30am-10:15am

All Ages Little Ones        Thursdays 10:30am-11:15am

All Ages Little Ones        Saturdays 9:30am-10:15am

Creative Movement (Grown Up and Me)

Expose your little one to all styles of dance, as they learn all about the joy of creative movement! Each class will incorporate the best songs from musicals, and show stopping basic movement to help your child with coordination, counting, balance, music, dance, expression and fun! Disney and Broadway are memorable gifts you can give your child. Little ones will learn the basics of Broadway and become so familiar with iconic songs and show stories, that they will be ready to sit through their first Broadway show in no time! Triple threats watch out for our Little Creative Movers

All Ages Little Ones       Tuesdays 10:30am-11:15am

All Ages Little Ones       Thursdays 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.

Ages 3-5                    Mondays            3:30pm-4:15pm 

Ages 4-6                    Mondays            4:15pm-5pm

Ages 3-5                    Mondays            5pm-5:45pm 

Ages 3-5                    Tuesdays            3:30pm-4:15pm 

Ages 4-6                    Wednesdays      3:30pm-4:15pm * tentatively outside

Ages 3-5                    Thursdays          4:15pm-5pm

Ages 3-5                    Saturdays           10:15am-11am

Ages 4-6                    Saturdays           11am-11:45am

Ages 6-8                   Saturdays             11:45am-12pm

Ballet/Contemporary Lyrical taught by Studio Owner Miss Annie DiStefano

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.

11-Teen Intermediate/Advanced + Pointe                           Tuesdays  5:15pm-6:15pm

Ages 7-10 Beginner/Intermediate                                         Tuesdays  6:15pm-7pm  

 

Choreography Combo Class taught by Studio Owner Miss Annie DiStefano + Special Guests from NYC + Broadway

This fusion class incorporates a strong foundation in dance technique and focuses completely on learning dance choreography with different combinations every week. We will work on all styles of choreography from Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Musical Theatre and more. We will have special guest artists come in from NYC as well as studio owner Miss Annie work with students on all different dance techniques. Every week we will have a dance routine ready to show parents or to be filmed in the last 5 minutes of class. 

9-Teen All Levels            Thursdays 6:30pm-7:30pm

Tap/Jazz Combo

Students will get an introduction to tap and jazz styles these fun sessions held each week. Combining proper jazz and tap techniques will leave dancers with a unique sense of their dance style. 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 7-Teen Beginner      Tues              4:15pm-5pm

Ages 3-6                             Fridays          3:30pm-4:15pm

Advanced 8-Teen              Fridays          5:45pm-7pm

 

 

Tap

Students will learn coordination, basic tap steps, and fundamentals of rhythm. As the levels progress students will explore complicated combinations and rhythm patterns. There will be a strong concentration on technique and will challenge students with intricate routines. Beginners will learn all of the basics for their tiny happy feet, and as they progress the classes will range in difficulty based on age and experience.

Teens                                 Intermediate        Weds 7:30pm-8:30pm

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.

 

Beginner/Intermediate  All Ages              Tuesdays             5:15pm-6pm  

Intermediate/Advanced All Ages              Tuesdays             6:15pm-7pm  



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                     Wednesdays      4:15pm-5pm* tentatively outside

Ages 3-6.                    Fridays                4:15pm-5pm

Ages 6-8                     Wednesdays      5pm-5:45pm* tentatively outside

Ages 9-Teen               Wednesdays      5:45pm-6:30pm* tentatively outside

Acro

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              Fridays           5pm-5:45pm

Musical Theatre - Song and Dance 

Become a triple threat in this fun class held weekly. Students will learn signature Broadway production numbers from classic and contemporary musicals.  Both singing skills and choreography will be incorporated as students learn numbers from shows like The Greatest Showman, Hamilton, Annie, A Chorus Line, Anastasia, Suessical, The Sound of Music and more.

Ages 5-7                   Thurs   3:30pm-4:15pm

Musical Theatre

Our productions are back! Rehearsals will be on  Thursdays 5:30pm-6:30pm.  This is a free program and we will share the details of the shows we will produce.

Adult Classes

Adult classes are priced at $20 per class paid directly to the teacher. 

Ballet 

This class is for adults of any age and level. It focuses on Vaganova method with high discipline and a strong work out of the muscles is emphasized. Students achieve precision, technical proficiency, core stability and fluent use of the dance movement vocabulary. No previous ballet experience necessary. This is a great fitness class centered in Ballet. 

TBD

Adult Tap With Jeff Edmond:

Taught by Jeff Edmond, this class will focus on Technique, precision, review of steps used at Broadway auditions and different rhythm combinations. Dance routines at the end of class will reflect what was learned during class. All styles of music are used. Jeff  brings his passion and joyous style to every class for a fun time and a great learning experience. Jeff Edmond is on Faculty at Steps On Broadway in Manhattan

 

Weds 7:30pm-8:30pm (Teens are welcome and students who are of the level of the class can participate)

Adult Tap with Miss Beverly:

Students will learn coordination, basic tap steps, and fundamentals of rhythm. As the levels progress students will explore complicated combinations and rhythm patterns. There will be a strong concentration on technique and will challenge students with intricate routines. 

 

Fridays       2:30pm-3:30pm

 

all adult classes are by appointment only please email your reservations 

 

IMPORTANT INFO
for 2021-2022
All Classes are offered in person
Click Here for COVID Safety Protocols
Rates
2021-2022 SEASON
9/11-6/24
OPEN HOUSE
9/11-9/17
 
NEW PRICING 
Flexible Dance Program
$125/month for 1 class
$112/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.
  • $40 Enrollment fee includes a school t-shirt, 10% off all merchandise, $5 Off Kids Nights, Big Birthday Party Savings
 
2022 Dress Rehearsal + Recital 6/26 + 6/27
 
Drop-in class = $35/class
REGISTRATION FEE
$40
includes School t-shirt, 10% Off All merchandise and shoes, Birthday Discounts, + $5 off Kids Nights
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