Dance Classes Rock Hill

Leading Dance Studios

We offer a variety of dance classes for all ages and abilities, from preschoolers and beginners to teenagers and professional level students. You’ll find our classes welcoming and encouraging as we aim to teach through positivity and support, not intimidation or bullying. Enroll for a FREE trial class to find out if the style you have chosen is suitable for you or your child. Click here to get started with a free class or view the various dance style below.

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Boost your creative movement skills!

Contemporary is a style of expressive dance that combines several dance genres including jazz, lyrical, modern, and ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and body through intricate movements. Contemporary strengthens isolations, musicality, and control.


Contemporary requires form-fitting athletic clothing with hair pulled back and bare feet.
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Get your toes tapping!

Dancers taking tap will explore how to make intricate sounds and rhythms with their feet! This class will focus on basic tap techniques and vocabulary to create crisp and clean sounds. Dancers will explore the styles of rhythm and broadway tap and will learn more advanced tap skills as they progress through the class.

Tap will require form-fitting bottoms such as leggings or spandex shorts and dancers may wear a top of their choosing with hair pulled back.
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Musical Theatre

Got stars in your eyes?

Our musical theater class is similar to our jazz, but with an emphasis on musicality, face and body performance, and acting while dancing. Students will learn original broadway dance combinations as well as original choreography from our teachers to your favorite broadway songs, all while learning how to portray a character on stage. Acting drills and exercises will also be implemented to help dancers with their character development on stage.

Musical theater will require form-fitting clothing including a leotard and tights and may wear bottoms such as spandex shorts or a skirt with hair pulled back and black pedini shoes.

Hip Hop

Bust some moves on the floor!

Modern and dynamic, hip hop is certainly addictive. This powerful, high-energy dance style relies on a punchy beat and a little bit of attitude! The Hip Hop craze remains popular around the world and students will love these dynamic classes. Hiphop strengthens musicality, coordination, and rhythm.

Hip-hop requires loose clothing and sneakers.
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Pre Pointe

An advanced style of ballet that requires years of training.

Students with a strong ballet foundation and who are enrolled in ballet technique classes are welcome to continue their ballet training with pre-pointe. This class will focus on strengthening the ankles and lower body to prepare dancers to eventually go en pointe. This class will include dancers working outside of class doing ankle strengthening and core exercises to ensure that the dancer does not go en pointe unprepared.

Dancers will adhere to the ballet dress code for pre-pointe.


Perfect your leaps and nail those turns!

Dancers will learn the basics of turning while slowly progressing into more advanced turns and turn combinations. In this class, dancers will also be learning different leaps and how to improve height and flexibility in leaps. Dancers will learn a variety of skills in this class.

Dancers will need to wear form-fitting clothing with hair pulled back.

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