Chris Collins Dance Studio

CCDS Younger Dancers

Pre-Ballet, basics of tap, and tumbling skills are the foundations of dancing. It provides the grace, poise and technique needed to be proficient in other area of dance and acrobatics. Dancers progress at an individual pace and will work on age appropriate skills. At Chris Collins Dance Studio we strive for dancers to explore movement through music, develop physical skills and promote creativity.


Classes Offered

At Chris Collins Dance Studio, we strive to provide the best dance education. Below you will find the classes that we offer for students averaging ages 2 ½ through 7. During the first few classes the instructor will be observing closely all dancers to ensure everyone is placed in the appropriate level. The Instructor along with the Studio Director will strive to provide the best education while instilling a love for dance. We look forward to seeing you in class!

This class is designed for students from ages 2 ½ - 3. Creative Movement is a joyful way for students to explore movement through music, develop physical skills, channel energy, stimulate imagination and promote creativity. Creative movement uses body actions to: communicate an image, idea or feeling. Students are introduced to pre-ballet, stretching and basic tumbling skills while developing a love for dance.

Class size: maximum 12 (All classes have a primary instructor and an assistant)
Length of Class: 45 mins
Ages: 2.5 - 3 yrs old


Classes Available

Class Name Day Location Start Time End Time
Registration Link
Creative Dance Movement Tuesday Studio C 4:00 PM 4:45 PM
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Creative Dance Movement Saturday Studio B 9:15 AM 10:00 AM
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This class is designed for students ages 4-5. Introduction to Dance combines the basics of tap, pre-ballet, and tumbling skills. Students learn rhythm, coordination, grace and poise.

Prerequisite: They must be able to follow basic directions.

Class size: maximum 18
Length of Class: 1 hr.
Ages: 4 - 6 Years old


Classes Available

Class Name Day Location Start Time End Time
Registration Link
Introduction to Dance Monday Studio B 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
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Introduction to Dance Tuesday Studio A 6:00 PM 7:00 PM
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Introduction to Dance Saturday Studio A 9:15 AM 10:15 AM
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Dancers from ages 6 - 7 continue to build upon the foundations set in Introduction to Dance. Dancers increase their basics of tap, pre-ballet, rhythm, coordination, grace and poise. This class is split with thirty minutes of tap and thirty minutes of ballet geared as a transition class.

Class size: maximum 18
Length of Class: 1 hr.
Ages: 6 - 7 years old


Classes Available

Class Name Day Location Start Time End Time
Registration Link
Combo Monday Monday Studio A (1st 30 mins.) Studio B (2nd 30 mins.) 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
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Combo Saturday Saturday Studio A (1st 30 mins.) Studio B (2nd 30 mins.) 10:15 AM 11:15 AM
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Register now for 2017-2018 Younger Dancer Classes

We invite dancers with more experience to call the studio for information on how to register.
We want to ensure proper placement, and would love for you to talk with our Staff.

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WHAT TO WEAR TO
Creative Movement Class

GIRLS

 

140x140

Leotard

Solid Black Leotard

Color: Black or Pink

140x140

Tights

Recommend purchasing tights at CCDS

Style No: Convertible Tights | Color: Pink

140x140

Ballet Shoes

THEATRICALS - Full Sole Ballet Shoes

Style No: T1000C | Color: Pink

 

WHAT TO WEAR TO
Creative Movement Class

BOYS

 

140x140

Boys T-shirt

Color: Solid Black

 

140x140

Boys Shorts

Color: Solid Black

 

140x140

Boys Ballet Shoes

So Danca

Style No: SD16 | Color: Black

 

WHAT TO WEAR TO
Introduction to Dance & Combo Class

GIRLS

 

140x140

Leotard

Solid Color

Color: Black or Pink

140x140

Tights

Recommend purchasing tights at CCDS

Style No: Convertible Tights | Color: Pink

140x140

Ballet Shoes

THEATRICALS

Child Leather Full Sole Ballet Shoes

Style No: T1000C | Color: Pink

140x140

Tap Shoes

THEATRICALS

Child Premium U-Shell Buckle Strap Tap Shoe

Style No: T9400C | Color: Tan

 

WHAT TO WEAR TO
Introduction to Dance & Combo Class

BOYS

 

140x140

Boys T-shirt

Color: Solid Black

140x140

Boys Shorts

Color: Solid Black

140x140

Boys Ballet Shoes

So Danca

Style No: SD16 | Color: Black

140x140

Tap Shoes

Capezio

Boys "Tic Tap Toe" Lace-Up Tap Shoes

Style No: 443B | Color: Black

 

 

CONTACT US

Office Hours (different from class hours):

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
CLOSED


Studio Location

5408 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304
703.370.7808 | chris@chriscollinsdance.com

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