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Schedule and Policies

There is a $20.00 nonrefundable registration fee per student. Registration fee will secure a student's spot in class. (Not to exceed $40.00 per family). 

Summer students and fitness students do not need to pay a registration fee. 

Discounts

                  • 10% for Two Siblings or Two Classes per Month (Only One Applies)
                  • 15% Discount for Siblings per Month or Three Classes
                  • 20% Discount for Four Siblings per Month or Four Classes
                  • Contact Lakeshore Academy of the Arts in Spring Lake, Michigan today!

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REGISTER TODAY FOR FALL CLASSES! 

 CLASSES START THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 14, 2020.


FALL CLASSES START 

SEPTEMBER 14, 2020! 

                   WEST MICHIGAN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND ACADEMICS     

                                      FALL SCHEDULE OF CLASSES

*CLASSES IN RED WILL NOT RUN UNTIL 10/5, BUT REGISTRATION WILL CONTINUE! 

MONDAYS AT WMAAA:

4:15-4:40PM...………..PRESCHOOL DANCE (AGES 2.5-3.5),

4:45-5:40PM…………..KINDERDANCE (AGES 4-6 YEARS)

4:30-5:10PM…………..BEAUTIFUL BALLERINAS (AGES 5-7) postponed until 10/5

5:15-5:40PM……….....TAP (AGES 7-11, BEGINNING LEVEL),postponed until 10/5

5:00-6:25PM………….....COMPANY CONTEMPORARY/CHOREOGRAPHY

5:45-6:25PM…………...BALLET (AGES 7-11) postponed until 10/5

6:25-7:15 PM……….....4 WEEK SESSIONS:

                        

                              1. MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS DANCE (AGES 7-12) 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9

                              2. ADULT BALLET (AGES 18+) 11/16, 11/23, 11/30, 12/7

6:30-7:00 PM………....COMPANY TURNS & LEAPS

7:00-7:40 PM………....JR JAZZ  *pre-approval needed

7:40-8:25 PM…………. TAP 3/4 *pre-approval needed 



WEDNESDAYS AT WMAAA:

4:30-5:10 PM………..BALLET/CONTEMPORARY (AGES 7-11, BEG/INT) POSTPONED UNTIL 10/7

4:30-5:10 PM…………..MUSICAL THEATER (AGES 7-12, BEG/INT)  

5:15-5:55 PM…………..HIP HOP (AGES 7-12, ALL LEVELS) 

5:15-5:40PM.............COMPANY CONDITIONING & REVIEW  

6:00-6:25PM…………...POINTE (11 YEARS +)

6:30-7:10PM…………..CONTEMPORARY (AGES 10-17, BEG/INT)

6:30-7:10PM............COMPANY LYRICAL CHOREOGRAPHY & REHEARSAL

7:15-8:10PM............BALLET (AGES 10-17, INT/ADV)

7:15-7:55PM............JAZZ/HIP HOP (AGES 10-17 ALL LEVELS) 



                       NORTH MUSKEGON (FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH)

                                      FALL SCHEDULE OF CLASSES


MONDAYS AT NM: (FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH)

4:45-5:25PM………….TAP/JAZZ (AGES 7-11, BEG/INT)

5:30-6:10PM………….TAP (AGES 10 -16, INT/ADV)

6:15-6:55PM………….MUSICAL THEATER (AGES 7-12),


TUESDAYS AT NM: (FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH)

4:15-4:55PM…........PRESCHOOL DANCE (AGES 2.5-3.5, ALL LEVELS)

5:00-5:40PM………….KINDER DANCE (AGES 4-6, ALL LEVELS)

5:45-6:25PM………….HIP HOP/JAZZ (AGES 5-8, ALL LEVELS)

6:30-7:10PM………….BALLET/CONTEMPORARY (AGES 8-12, ALL LEVELS)

7:15-8:10PM………….BALLET/CONTEMPORARY (AGES 10-15, ALL LEVELS)

8:15-8:40PM...........POINTE (AGES 11-17, ALL LEVELS), 2 YEARS+ CONTINUING BALLET


THURSDAYS AT NM: (FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH)

4:15-5:10PM…......….BEAUTIFUL BALLERINAS (AGES 5-8) 

5:00-5:40PM………….JAZZ/HIP HOP (AGES 8-12, ALL LEVELS)

5:00-6:55PM………….TEAM MINI CHOREOGRAPHY & CLASS *pre-approval

7:00-7:40PM…………..4 WEEK SESSIONS:

    

     *ADULT JAZZ/HIP HOP (10/15,10/22, 10/29, 11/5,)

     *MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS ERIN (11/12, 11/19,12/3, 12/10 - NO CLASS 11/26)

7:45-8:40PM………….ADULT BALLET (AGES 16+, ALL LEVELS)




Dress Code

Proper dance attire is required for all dance classes. Properly fitted dance shoes and comfortable, correctly fitted attire are important elements in assuring a dancer's success. Having 'special' clothes and shoes that are just for dance class helps young children recognize that dance time is a special and important event.


*HAIR SHOULD BE OFF THE FACE IN A PONYTAIL OR BUN (BALLET). 

 *NO CHEWING GUM IN CLASS          *PLEASE...NO BRACELETS OR NECKLACES. 

*PROPER DANCE ATTIRE IS REQUIRED!   
PLEASE NOTE:

Legs must be covered (tights, leggings), midriffs are not to be exposed. Females must keep hair off the face, preferably in a low ponytail or bun.

Description of Classes/Attire

Adult Ballet (18 Years +): 45 minutes: Adults only! Designed for the beginner or intermediate dancer. Barre technique, Center floor and choreography. Great workout! Tone, control muscles and learn the true discipline of ballet dancing!

Attire: leotard, camisole, leggings, soft ballet slippers


Adult Class Intermediate/Advanced (18 Years +): By approval only! 1-hour class: Calling all dancers! This class is a combination of ages yet seasoned dancers!

Lakeshore Academy of the Arts Staff, Advanced Students and Dancers!

Attire: dance clothes preferred (tight fitting), knee pads, black or tan jazz shoes and/orsneakers - whatever you have!


Adult Jazz/Tap (18 Years +): 45 minutes: Calling all Moms/Dads and anyone who has ever wanted to learn jazz/hip-hop in a comfortable setting orif you already have some moves and the desire to keep on dance. Beginning/Intermediate levels.

Attire: comfortable clothing (pants preferred), tap shoes


Beautiful Ballerinas Class (4-6 Years): Pre-Ballet meets the inner princess!

Attire: leotard and tights (any color) skirt is optional! Pink ballet shoes. Hair should be off the face in a ponytail or bun. 


Combination Dance (7-12 Years): 1-hour class - want to try a little bit of everything? Tap, ballet, jazz, tumbling -we only have an hour so we keep things moving!

Attire: Girls: Tight-fitting top or leotard, tights and/or leggings or dance pants, socks or dance shoes.


Company Class: (5-19 Years): Approval Only! This class is designed to build technique while adding a bit more structure in learning, perfecting movements, working on flexibility and to be the true "triple threat"!

1.5 hour class: ballet, tap, jazz/hip-hop, tumbling

Attire: leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes needed, (dance pants / skirt)


Contemporary Dance (7-18 Years):1-hour class - derives from classical ballet, modern and jazz dance. Contemporary dance is very strong in style, technique and choreography!

Attire: leotard, tights (any color) crop tops & booty shorts, lyrical sandals, barefoot


Hip-Hop /Tumblehop (4 - Years +): 40 minutes – hip-hop (all levels)

Attire: Tight-fitting top (females) with dance pants, sweat pants, smoothed bottom sneakers (converse type), clean and not worn outside.    

Kinder Dance Class (3 in 1): Tap, Ballet, and Tumbling (Ages 4-6), All levels. Basic fundamentals of each genre.

Attire: Leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes, (skirt is optional)


Musical Theater (6-12): You will explore how to develop and maintain a character while dancing. Styles will vary from classical to contemporary musical theater. Attire: Leotard and tights, leggings or dance pants, tight fitted clothing. No jeans please!


Preschool Dance (2-3 Years): ½ hour and 40 minute class consists of: pre-ballet, pre-tap, tumbling, singing and lots of fun with high energy!

Attire: leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes needed (skirt is optional).


Pre-Pointe Class (11+ Years): 40-minute class, ballet technique working in pointe shoes, must be 11 years old, 2 years prior classical ballet experience required.

Attire: plain leotard, pink tights, skirt, pointe shoes –see instructor for help, skirt is optional. *Please note: it is very important that dancers get "fitted" for their pointe shoes by a professional.


Musical Theater (6-12): You will explore how to develop and maintain a character while dancing. Styles will vary from classical to contemporary musical theater.

Attire: Leotard and tights, leggings or dance pants, tight fitted clothing. No jeans please!

Tap (6 -15 Years): beginning, intermediate technique and choreography - variety of styles

Attire: tight fitting top (females) with dance pants or leggings, leotard and tights (skirt is optional) tap shoes


Tumblehop (5 + Years) 40-minute class - all levels! Combination class of tumbling and hip-hop.

Attire: tight fitting top (females) with dance pants, sweat pants, smoothed bottom sneakers (converse type), clean and not worn outside.


Tumbling (5+ Years): 1/2 hour class - all levels! Learn and perfect your skills, basic drills and a qualified spotting instructor!

Attire: tight fitting clothing, bare feet or socks.


Burlesque/Heels (16+): We all get caught up watching YouTube videos of these sexy routines that are choreographed constantly in big cities like LA, New York, Chicago, and Toronto. Lucky for you, your nearly impossible search to find a heels dance class in West Michigan has come to an end!


We are going to be starting heels drop in classes on (insert date), and are unbelievably excited to take on this mature style of dance. These classes are very modern, and not like any other experience. Heels classes can include hip-hop, jazz funk, and sometimes just a touch of contemporary. As long as you bring your heels, and your sass, you can conquer any class! Everyone aged 16 and up is welcome to come join in on the fun. 

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