TC Dance strives to offer a diversified program of dance to all age groups and abilities. Our aim is to provide a complete curriculum for the students, stressing a quality dance education, regardless of future plans in the dance world. We strive to do what is best for each student so that he or she may grow technically and personally. TC Dance provides a happy atmosphere in which young people can develop not only strong dance technique but also a healthy body, confidence, musicality and creativity.
TC Dance offers dance instruction to students ages 3 through adult. Beginning to advanced classes are available in all areas and students are placed according to age and ability. In the past we have participated in local, regional and national dance competitions with great success. We also perform at the Kendallville Festival of the Trees. In addition to our annual concert we perform in other local area venues and nursing homes.
We also support a Competitive Dance Company - (Rising Stars, TCEttes, TCDancers TC Dance Force) of our most elite dancers. These dancers participate in regional and national competitions in addition to our regular annual performances.
Tap: Tap dancing develops a finely tuned sense of rhythm and musicality, and improves muscle control and strength in the legs, ankles and feet. We offer tap to students from 6 and up. We cater to those who simply want to improve fitness and have fun and also for those students who wish to take their dance more seriously.
Ballet: Offered to ages 6 and up, ballet increases flexibility, poise and grace. Ballet is the foundation for all forms of dance and if taken as a supplement to another dance form can instill discipline and body awareness.
Classical Jazz: This style of dance is offered to ages 6 and up. The art of jazz dance ranges in style from classical to funk to lyrical. Jazz is very popular with all age groups and provides discipline and flexibility.
Hip-Hop: The new version of high energy jazz is inspired by today’s hip-hop music. This trendy dance style is easy for all youth to pick up since it moves with the music and allows individuality in thought and expression. It is offered to ages 6 and up.
Tumbling: Beginning through advanced basic gymnastics floor skills. Tumbling can enhance your dancing or cheerleading at the same time increase strength and flexibility.
For Boys Only! New This Year! Tap and Hip Hop for Boys….ages 8 to 12. This is a 45 minute class that combines tap and hip hop. This class is custom designed for boys. Learn basic hip hop and tap technique. Learn two fun and exciting dances to perform at recital.
Combo Class for 3-4 year olds: A combination class of tap, ballet and tumbling for pre-school dancers. This program is designed to introduce basic tap and ballet steps, rhythms, tumbling and flexibility. It helps promote motor skills, teaches creativity and uses imagination to introduce dance steps and movements.
Tap Ballet Combo for 5-6 year olds: A combination class of tap and ballet designed to introduce basic tap and ballet steps, rhythm and musicality.
Tap Jazz Combo for 5-6 year olds: A combination class of tap and jazz designed to introduce basic tap and jazz steps, rhythm and musicality.
Jazz Tap Ballet (JTB) Combo for 6-7 year olds: An hour long combination class of jazz, tap and ballet for dancers that have had at least two years of combo or have been recommended by a teacher. It will include instruction in all three disciplines to better prepare dancers for placement in more intensive programs.
Pilates/Fit and Tone: Shari Holbrook – Certified Pilates Instructor and Physical Trainer – can take you from beginning to advanced Pilates exercise and technique. Pilates is a method of body conditioning that combines a unique system of stretching and strengthening exercises. It focuses on core muscles of the body which will enhance daily life and provide more energy for all activities.
If you are interested in any program at TC Dance and want to be involved in a family atmosphere with fun physical activity come see us at 810 Commerce Drive Kendallville, IN 46755 or call us at 260-347-0332.