For our MIni & Pre-Ballet classes children learn the joy of movement with emphasis on rhythm, coordination and flexibility. Basic ballet positions and terminology are introduce. Interacting with other children in a positive environment adds to the students sence of awareness. Our regular Ballet & Pointe classes are graded classes in ballet to meet the needs of students at each stage of their development. Technique is build upon learning solid placement and work habit. Students are evaluated by instructors before starting their study on pointe.
Instruction and study of the ever evolving street inspired dance. Working with different types of dance styles as inspiration to combine them and enrich this hip hop class.
SDDA is one of the few San Diego academy's that follow the Al Gilbert graded tap technique. All students graduate from each grade.Grades run from primary all the way to twelve.
With its origin from ballet, jazz is one of the most energeric technique and dance style there is. Students love the challenge of a fast paced technique driven class, in this class you will be challenged with turns jumps and choreography.
Dancers must follow a stict framework of rhythmic patterns. Dancers express their personal emotions through various Latin dance stile, including salsa, bachata, flamenco etc. Dancers are challenge to dance with "castanuelas" (castanets) and other props while moving their skirt and cordinating their footwork with armwork.
There is a $45 registration fee that is calculated anually.
SDDA has mandatory uniforms for each of its dance styles, these range from $45 to $65.