CLASSES OFFERED

BALLET

This class is designed to develop proper alignment, coordination, flexibility, muscle strength and self awareness.  The structure of the class will start with a pre-warmup of basic floor barre, continued with exercises at the barre that will prepare for center work and across the floor. This class is catered to all levels and age groups. 

MODERN/CONTEMPORARY

Influenced by Limon, Horton, Cunningham, Improvisation, and Alexander techniques, this class emphasis on comprehending transferring of weight, breathing, the use of coordination, individual exploration, and performance quality.  The class structure is floor work, standing work, across the floor and final combination. This class is catered to all levels and age groups.

JAZZ

Influenced by Luigi's warm up and Gus Giordano jazz dance method, this class focuses on coordination, muscle strength, flexibility, and conditioning. Classes will start with an intense warm up to prepare the body for a quick vibrant combination towards the end of the class. This class will teach you how to learn quick combinations, how to transfer weight, and proper alignment. All levels and age groups are encouraged to attend and learn. 

WORLD DANCE (I.E. WEST AFRICAN, LATIN DANCE)

West African:

This is a High-Energetic folkloric dance class with a focus on learning and comprehending rhythm, history, coordination, and enjoying the dance culture.  The class will start with a warm up to prepare for the rest of the class and continue with a total body work-out and cultural experience.  

Latin Dance:

This class focuses on Latin dance styles such as Merengue, Cuban Salsa on the 1, and Bachata.  You will learn the basics, individual patterns (shines), and partner work. This is a high energetic class derived to leave the class with positive vibes, confidence, and energy.

 

TO INQUIRE FOR PRIVATES, SOCIAL EVENTS (i.e. sweet 16's, weddings) MASTER CLASSES, WORKSHOPS, AND/ OR RESIDENCIES (i.e. pubic school or college level). PLEASE CONTACT BEATRICE CAPOTE BY EMAIL AT BEATRICECAPOTE@GMAIL.COM.