Classes

Ballet

Ballet is the core fundamental of formal dance training. Ballet fortifies abilities and skills in other forms of dance. Focus is heavy in the areas of classical technique and contemporary variances. Students will learn the basics that lead into more intermediate movements. Students will be exposed to classical music and learn varied tempos paired with movement. Ballet will focus on discovering beautiful and graceful moments through performing ballet movement. Students will learn proper alignment, positions or arms and feet, musicality, and rhythm. Students will learn the lines their bodies can make to create the beautiful pictures admired by the world.

Flexibility

Flexibility class teaches students to stretch their bodies. It pushes what students know and/or believe their bodies can do. Students will increase their flexibility, endurance and strength. The class includes a cardio warm-up to get muscles warm and prevent injury. Students use the barre, across the floor and the walls to make stretches more effective.

Hip Hop

Hip hop is the expression of more current modern dance through percussive, precise movement blended with style and attitude of the street with influences rooted in African and Jazz. Hip hop will focus on isolations, individuality, confidence, and strength in movement to current and old school music. Students will learn to hear the layers in music and distinguish different portions of music and translate it into movement. Students will learn choreography and learn to adapt their own personal expression in the dance.

Jazz

Jazz relies heavily on the dancerís classical ballet training and dance technique. Students will focus on rhythm, stage presence, balance, coordination, turns, leaps, and combinations from simple to complex. Students are taught basic isolations to improve coordination. Jazz influences vary from ballet, lyrical, hip hop, funk, modern, Broadway and many other genres. Classes include warm-ups, across the floor combinations, and choreography.

Modern Dance

Modern dance is a form of dance which focuses on the serious expression of inner emotions, using a free-flowing, interpretive style, rather than following the rigid rules characteristic of many dance disciplines.

Tap

Tap classes emphasize the development and strengthening of basic tap technique, and terminology highlighting the importance of rhythm and sound. Focus will be on rhythm, footwork, and creating a percussive instrument with the dancers' feet. Tap class includes warm-up, rhythm sequences, across the floor, and combinations.

Tumbling

Tumbling is a form of gymnastics which is performed without the assistance of props; you may also hear it referred to as floor gymnastics. Like other forms of gymnastics, tumbling requires physical strength, flexibility, and stamina. This class covers all the basics of running and standing tumbling such as handstands, cartwheels, round-offs, and back handsprings. In the beginner class we focus on form and technique.

 

 

Contact Us

Mailing Address

Chromolume Dance Studio
P.O. Box 641964
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Phone: (323) 205-1046
Fax: (866) 763-6097
dance@crtheatre.com

Physical Address

Chromolume Dance Studio
5429 W. Washington Blvd., 2nd Fl
Los Angeles, CA 90016

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FAQ

HOW LONG DO YOU HAVE TO USE THE 11 CLASS DANCE PASS?
Our 11 class dance pass is good the entire month in which it was purchased.

I AM NEW TO DANCE, WHICH CLASSES SHOULD I SIGN UP FOR?
We recommend that you reserve your spot for a free dance trial to see which classes you will enjoy.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR TO CLASS?
We have a description of the class uniform which can be found in our Student Handbook, check with the office for more info.

IS DANCE JUST FOR GIRLS?
Absolutely not, we have boys in all of our classes!

IF WE MISS A CLASS, IS THERE A WAY TO MAKE-UP A CLASS AT A DIFFERENT TIME?
Unfortunately there are no make-up classes.

WHEN CAN A STUDENT MOVE UP TO THE NEXT LEVEL?
It usually takes 2 years for a student to be moved to the next class level, there are students who can be moved sooner it is completely up to the Dance Director.

HOW DO I KNOW WHEN TUITION IS DUE?
You will receive a statement via email at the end of every month; tuition is due the 1st of every month.

WHY SHOULD I LEARN TO DANCE?
By stepping onto the dance floor, you are improving many areas of your life. It will not only boost your confidence, mood and social skills, but your body tone and posture, too. Learning to dance is more than an investment in technique; it is an investment in a fun and healthier lifestyle. Studies have shown that learning to dance can improve brain function and cognitive ability, while helping prevent or delay Alzheimerís disease in late adulthood.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO LEARN TO DANCE?
Every person is different, but like with any other skill, it depends on frequency of practice. The more you do it, the faster youíll learn. We have advanced strategies to make learning fast, easy, and fun. Also, it depends if your goal is to become a professional or a social dancer. If you choose to compete, then you will be entering an exciting yet rigorous period of training. On the other hand, if you want to improve your social dance skills, then completing a basic dance program may be just what you need. Either way, practice makes perfect!

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PRIVATE LESSONS, GROUP CLASSES, AND PARTIES?
Group classes are perfect to learn fundamental elements, patterns, rhythms, and moves. We also offer supplemental group fitness and condition classes. Private lessons are completely customized to your needs, pace, ability, and schedule. Since we make a personalized program for each student, this is the most thorough learning process and guarantees fastest results. Our social parties are ideal settings to practice your newfound skills. We have an amazing community of teachers and students that support each other and grow together. Youíll always have a partner at our parties! In addition, we also have special events such as recitals and competitions where you can take your dancing skill to the next level.

DO YOU ACCEPT PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES?
Yes! We believe everyone should dance. We accept and welcome people with disabilities. In fact, we have instructors that have experience teaching people in wheelchairs. We even work with children who have learning disabilities.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT RENTAL INFORMATION?
To rent our studio or to find out more information, you can check our Rental Page or call us at (323) 510-2688.