M&S Studio Dance Lessons - Jazz Tap Ballet Hip Hop Preschool- Fredericksburg, Spotyslvania, Stafford, Locust Grove, King George

Dance Classes

Hip Hop

A fast and high energy type of dance seen in music videos and commercials. Dance moves seen in performance by artists such as Usher, Justin Bieber and J Lo would be typical examples of Hip Hop.

Dress Code
Any color Leotard, T-Shirt, Black Shorts or Sweat Pants, Black Hip Hop Shoes

Pre-School Dance

The primary goal is to foster a love of movement. Children develop their gross loco motor skills, spacing awareness and social skills while learning to do activities on their own for a short period of time. The creative component is quite large

Dress Code
Girls: Pre-Ballet: Pink leotard, tights and ballet shoes. Creative Dance and Todd's Gym: Leggings or shorts and T-Shirt. barefoot (ballet shoes are optional)
Boys: black shorts or sweatpants, white T-shirt, black jazz or ballet shoes

Ballet

Our classes begin with primary ballet for children aged 5 to 6 and 7-8. With Age 8 or 9 they move up into our grade level ballet classes. The grades of ballet do not follow the same ages as public school grades. Our office staff can assist in selecting the proper class for the ballet student. We also offer teen ballet for students aged 13 and older who are not yet at an advanced level but who wish not to be in a class with younger children. Students who are in Pre-Pointe or Pointe class must take ballet class twice a week.

Dress Code
Primary Ballet: Light Blue Leotard, White Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers
Level 1: Royal Blue Leotard, Prima Soft European pink Seamed Convertible Tights, Split Sole Ballet Slipper
Level 2 and Pre-Pointe: Hunter Green Leotard, Prima Soft European pink Seamed Convertible Tights, Split Sole Ballet Slipper
Boys: White T-Shirt, Black Tights, Black Dance Belt, Black Ballet Shoes
Teen and Adult: Black Leotard, Ballet Pink Tights, and Pink Ballet Shoes. Optional: Ballet Skirt.(Students enrolled in Level 2, but also taking Teen Ballet can wear either black or hunter green)

Jazz

One of the most popular styles of dance. This class uses contemporary music along with a more modern dance vocabulary than ballet. Students progress through various levels of technique to execute increasingly more difficult skills such as seen in the hit TV show "So You Think You Can Dance". For beginning students age 5 to 6 we recommend combination classes. Our staff will help you find the appropriate level for students who are already experienced.

Dress Code
Girls: Black Leotard, Black or Tan Tights. (Dance Shorts or Jazz Pants Black Optional) Jazz Shoes.
Boys: Black T-Shirt, Black Jazz Shoes

Acro for Dancers

Acrobatic Dance is a class based on control, strength, balance, and flexibility teaching tumbling and contortion technique. Students will get a variety of Cirque De Soleil style training.

Dress Code
Leotard, Tan Footless Tights

Jazz/Tap Combo

Dancer ages 5 to 7 start out in classes that combines two different dance forms. This gives the student a chance to explore the different styles. Each type of dance will support the other in building rhythm, flexibility as well as body and spatial awareness.

Dress Code
Light Blue Leotard, White Tights, Black Jazz Shoes and Tap Black Leotard, Tights, shorts or jazz pants, Black slip on Jazz Shoe

Tap

A truly American form of dance. From the great melting pot this form of dance has it's roots in the Irish Step Dance, German Schuhplattler, and African Stomp Dancing. Students ages 5 to 7 begin in a combination class. Ages 8 and older start out in Level one. More advanced students check with our staff for placement.

Dress Code
Girls: Black Leotard, Black Tights and Black Dance Shorts or Black Jazz Pants, Black Tap Shoes
Boys: Black T-Shirt, Black Jazz Pants, Black Tap Shoes


Contemporary

A very dramatic and expressive dance form as seen on So You Think You Can Dance.
Dress Code
Girls: Black Leotard, Black Tights and Black Dance Shorts or Jazz Pants, Dance Paws
Boys: Black T-Shirt, Black Jazz Shoes or Dance Paws
Level 1: Royal Blue Leotard, Tan Conversion Tights, Dance Paws
Level 2: Hunter Green Leotard, Tan Conversion Tights, Dance Paws

Performance Class

Students will learn dances and combinations to be performed at local events and throughout our community. This class requires the student to be enrolled in a technical class such as Ballet or Jazz.

Dress Code
Girls: Black Leotard, Black Tights. (Dance Shorts or Jazz Pants Black Optional) Jazz Shoes or Character Shoes.
Boys: Black T-Shirt, Black Jazz Shoes

Get in Touch

  • Hours:
    Mon. - Thu 4:30-8:00 PM
    Fri 4:30-7:30 PM
    Sat 9:00 - 12:00 PM
  • Address:
    Fredericksburg Central Park
    1498 Central Park Boulevard
    Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
  • Phone:
    (540) 785-6772
  • Email: info@mandsstudio.com