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Linsey's Cheer & Dance Center, founded in 2006, provides instruction in various styles of recreational and competitive cheer and dance. The studio includes a fully equipped 6,700 square foot gymnasium, a spacious waiting room for parents and a separate area for students, two mirrored dance rooms with floating Marley floors and a high-tech sound system. Dance classes are scheduled for 45 minutes, with the exception of some of the tot classes which are 30 minutes. During classes the dancers will be provided with experienced dance instruction. The cheerleading instruction includes introduction to cheerleading, intermediate cheerleading and advanced cheerleading. Each of the classes are 45 minutes in length. The classes will not compete, these classes are only provided for the basis of improving cheerleading technique. The center also offers all star cheer teams (Intensity Elite Cheer), which will compete locally and nationally. The classes will range depending on age and ability.
Below is a list and description of each class offered at Linsey's Cheer & Dance Center:
Tap: Designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Students will learn a variety of tap styles from Broadway to Rhythm tap. Routine dance including tap technique. All tap classes perform in the recital.
Ballet: Includes classical steps and ballet technique. All ballet classes perform in the recital.
Jazz: Fast pace dance movement. Routine dance includes jumps, leaps, and turns. All jazz classes perform in the recital.
Lyrical: Routine encompassing the isle of balance, flexibility and central utilizing the lyrics or mood of the movement. All lyrical classes perform in the recital.
Hip Hop: A popular, energetic dance style that usually is performed to pop culture music. All hip hop classes perform in the recital.
Combination Classes: Offered for 3-6 year old. This will include two styles of dance in a 45 minute session. The dancer will then have two dances in the recital and this will require two costumes as well.
Little Divas: Offered for 2-3 year old. Dancers will learn the basics of ballet and creative movement, along with tumbling. This class will perform in the recital.
Musical Theater: A routine featuring any style of dance interpreting a song from a "Broadway" or movie musical.
Acro: Tumbling along with dance. All Acro classes perform in the recital.
Pom: Designed to introduce students to the basics of proper jazz dance technique while including the sharp synchronized movements and visual effects of working with pom poms. All Pom classes perform in the recital.
Tiny Tumblers: Offered for ages 2-6 years old. Build balance and coordination. Increase muscle strength and endurance. Basic tumbling on mats. Not in recital.
Special Needs: Ages 4-18 years old with any special need including handicapped and wheelchair bound. Learn the basics in cheer and dance taught by certified special education instructors. Develop an awareness of beat, rhythm and movement to music skills. We run several sessions throughout the year. Sessions can run from 7 - 12 weeks with a performance in a costume in the studio and at the recital.
Privates: One on one instruction in either cheer or dance.
IEC All Star Cheer Teams: Cheer teams compete locally and nationally. For more information or want to try out, please visit IEC under Classes.
Performing Dance Company: Competitive dance which will compete locally and nationally performing tap, jazz, lyrical, acro, and hip hop. For more information or for audition dates please visit LCDC Performing Dance Company under Classes.