DASSdance aims to give our students a rewarding dance experience that allows them not only to build dance technique but also most importantly - pride in themselves. Creating a program that requires all students in every level to be taking the same classes builds a team spirit and allows students to inspire each other to new heights.
Dance Classes In Seattle, WA
The DASSdance School has two studio spaces located at the MLK Fame Center in Madison Valley neighborhood of Seattle, WA. We offer classes for students age 1.5 years - Adult.
The study of classical ballet gives students an architectural foundation and is a vital base for each form of dance they choose to pursue. This traditional technique focuses on grace and precision. Students build muscle control improve memory skills, learn to listen and move with music and become conscientious of overall body control.
Hip-Hop is a style of dance that began as a street art form and has developed into one of today's most popular dance styles. Hip Hop encompasses styles such as breaking, locking, popping and freestyle. Dancers learn the technicality of dance while exploring their own artistry and having fun in an action-packed environment.
Our Creative 1 class is for adults to attend with their young dancer. This class is an opportunity for you and your little one to play, bond, and get active together. Each class consists of stretching, games. and creative play.
Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres. Dancers explore the fluidity of the spine, spirals, tilts, flat backs, and advanced athletic movement. Contemporary is set to various styles of music encouraging the dancer to tell a story through movement.
Jazz is a mix of styles from Bob Fosse, Jack Cole, and Frank Hatchett to name a few. It accentuates grounded movement with accents of lyrical, musical theatre, folk dances of Africa, and contemporary styles such as hip hop. Jazz draws it's popularity from the many Broadway shows that perform this style.
At DASSdance our Creative Dance class has been designed to introduce young dancers to the dance experience. Each dancer gets to experience a playful introduction to stretching, jumping, musicality, and technique.
Build a solid foundation of acro skills including rolls, cartwheels, bridges, and supported handstands, then progress to more challenging skills such as front and back walkovers, one-handed cartwheels, and aerials. Focus is on safe technique, building confidence and having fun!
Tap dance is an indigenous American dance form involving specific and rapid footwork. Tap classes teach precision and percussion combing elements of movement and music making. Students build a sense of rhythm while dancing and getting out energy.
Boys, especially at an early age, want to explore dance in a very physically free environment. Boys are encouraged to channel their energy into coordination skills and techniques that form the base for many dance styles. We encourage boys to take classes in all of our dance styles and levels.
At DASSdance we offer two types of classes: Level Classes and Open Classes.
In Level Classes, dancers focus on ballet and contemporary dance and move through levels based on age and skill level. As students progress, they are expected to expand their dance experience by taking multiple classes a week and adding in additional dance styles.
Open classes offer a wide variety of different dance styles and techniques. Students progress through classes based on age and skill level. These classes may be taken alone or in combination with other open or level classes.