dance_feet_245212302_std2All Technique Classes at Stone Oak Dance Academy follow a graded syllabus of mastery.
Ages are approximate and for reference only. All Classes except Pre-Pointe/Pointe are open to both Boys and Girls.

Please contact the office at (210) 920-1204 or fill out the contact form for proper placement.
Once proper placement has been determined you will be able to easily register for classes online.

Ballet classes will focus on building the strength, flexibility and control needed to execute ballet moves. Each class will emphasize barre exercises and will also include a combination of center floor work and across-the-floor combinations.

Pre-Pointe classes are offered to ballet students who are not yet on pointe to further develop and strengthen the muscles necessary to go en pointe. Pre-Pointe classes also allow teachers to assess readiness, offering an atmosphere for proper evaluation of important skills.

Pointe classes are designed for students with previous ballet training. Students will utilize previously learned ballet technique while working in pointe shoes. Each class includes barre exercises, center floor work and across the floor combinations. These exercises focus on strengthening the feet and ankles.

Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Students will learn a variety of tap styles from Broadway to Rhythm tap. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun.

Hip-Hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements.

Jazz classes teach basic jazz dance technique, terminology and style with an emphasis on proper technique, alignment and movement quality. Set to jazz, R&B, ethnic and pop music.

Contemporary as a dance style in itself is defined, in part, as a fusion of ballet and jazz, demanding technical skill, musicality and an expression of emotion. A solid, ballet-based technique, proper placement and bodily alignment are essential components.

Leaps and Turns is a class created for the serious dancer who wishes to give extra attention to improving their technique. This class will focus on the proper execution of basic – advanced leaps and turns and will include leap combinations and turn sequences. This class will be offered as a 10-week session September 6-November 8, 2019. See attached flyer for more information.

Acro/Tumbling classes will focus on flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline and concentration as well as tumbling skills pertaining to dance. The only equipment used is a floor mat, as the primary focus of this class is the floor exercise and tumbling skills. This class will be offered as a 5-week session July 3-31 as well as a 10-week workshop September 6-November 8. See attached flyer for more information.