Endurance Elite Gymnastics & Dance

15814 University Oak #114

San Antonio, TX 78249

enduranceelitegym@gmail.com

 

Tel: 210-769-6359

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RECREATIONAL DANCE

"Dance is the language of the Soul"

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BALLET, JAZZ

Criss Cross Kinder Combo is an introductory class focusing on basic ballet, jazz, and tap technique. Short combinations will be taught to improve cognitive and social development. Basic technique is still being instilled to the dancer in Criss Cross Kinder Combo. Repetition of movement is important as well as learning rhythm and time.  The kinder dancers will learn two routines throughout the year. One will be performed for the holiday show and the other will be performed at the summer recital.

Ages: 5-6 Years

1 Hour

Attire: Black Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Shoes, Black Jazz Shoes, Black Tap Shoes, Hair in Bun

BALLET, JAZZ, TAP

Combo 1 includes Tap, Ballet & Jazz and is designed to build on basic movements, but can also be appropriate for beginner dancers just starting out. Small combinations will be taught at the barre, across the floor and in the center of the classroom to teach space awareness, formation changes as a team, individual responsibility and memory training. The Combo class will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.    

Ages: 7-9 Years

1 Hour

Attire: Black Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Shoes, Black Jazz Shoes, Black Tap Shoes, Hair in Bun

BALLET, JAZZ, TAP

Combo 2 is the continuation of the basic movements learned in Combo 1, still focusing on Tap, Ballet & Jazz. The Combo 2 dancers will learn at a quicker pace and learn intermediate movements and combinations. This class will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.  

*Completion of Combo 1 Required

Ages: 7-9 Years

1 Hour

Attire: Black Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Shoes, Black Jazz Shoes, Black Tap Shoes, Hair in Bun

BALLET, JAZZ, TUMBLING, PARTNER WORK

Acro Dance 1 combines the grace and balance of ballet, the fun and energetic styles of jazz, and the strength and flight of gymnastics tumbling. Students will partake in ballet, jazz, acro partner work, flexibility exercises, strengthening exercises and tumbling in both gym and dance studio. Acro Dance class will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital. 

Ages: 7 Years & Up

1 Hour

Attire: Dance Leotard (color optional), Black leggings, No shoes

BALLET, JAZZ, TUMBLING, PARTNER WORK

Acro Dance 2 is the continuation of the basic movements learned in Acro Dance 1. The Acro Dance 2 students will learn more advanced partner work, higher level tumbling and advanced strength and flexibility exercises creating stronger and leaner muscles. The Acro Dance 2 students will learn intricate movements and become introduced to group work. Each individual is responsible for their role as part of the puzzle. Everyone's strengths are important to the group as a whole and play a vital role in the creative choreography, strength, flexibility and movements. Acro Dance 2 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.   

*Completion of Acro Dance 1 Required

Ages: 7 Years & Up

1 Hour

Attire: Dance Leotard (color optional), Black leggings, No shoes

BALLET, JAZZ, GYMNASTICS

Can't decide between gymnastics and dance? Now you don't need to. We have the convenience of offering three classes in one! Ballet and Jazz will take place the first half of class in the studio and gymnastics the last half in the Big gym. Levels are based on experience. The gymnastics portion of the class will include all events (vault, bars, beam, floor for girls) & (pommel, rings, vault, high bar, floor and pbars for boys).                                                                                                                                          *Level 1 is an introduction class, focusing on the fundamentals of each genre. 

Ages: 7-11 Years

1 Hour           ***Gymnastics Tuition

Attire: Gymnastics Leotard (color optional), Dance shorts, skirt or leggings (to wear in dance class), Pink Ballet Shoes, Nude Jazz Shoes, Hair pulled out of face.

BALLET, JAZZ, GYMNASTICS

Can't decide between gymnastics and dance? Now you don't need to. We have the convenience of offering three classes in one! Ballet and Jazz will take place the first half of class in the studio and gymnastics the last half in the Big gym. Levels are based on experience. The gymnastics portion of the class will include all events (vault, bars, beam, floor for girls) & (pommel, rings, vault, high bar, floor and pbars for boys).                                                                                                                                          *Level 2 students must have 2 years experience in all three genres.  

Ages: 7-11 Years

1 Hour           ***Gymnastics Tuition

Attire: Gymnastics Leotard (color optional), Dance shorts, skirt or leggings (to wear in dance class), Pink Ballet Shoes, Nude Jazz Shoes, Hair pulled out of face.

BALLET, TAP, GYMNASTICS

Can't decide between gymnastics and dance? Now you don't need to. We have the convenience of offering three classes in one! Ballet and Tap will take place the first half of class in the studio and gymnastics the last half in the Big gym. Levels are based on experience. The gymnastics portion of the class will include all events (vault, bars, beam, floor for girls) & (pommel, rings, vault, high bar, floor and pbars for boys).                                                                                                                                          *Level 1 is an introduction class, focusing on the fundamentals of each genre.     

Ages: 7-11 Years

1 Hour           ***Gymnastics Tuition

Attire: Gymnastics Leotard (color optional), Dance shorts, skirt or leggings (to wear in dance class), Pink Ballet Shoes, Nude Jazz Shoes, Hair pulled out of face.

BALLET, TAP, GYMNASTICS

Can't decide between gymnastics and dance? Now you don't need to. We have the convenience of offering three classes in one! Ballet and Tap will take place the first half of class in the studio and gymnastics the last half in the Big gym. Levels are based on experience. The gymnastics portion of the class will include all events (vault, bars, beam, floor for girls) & (pommel, rings, vault, high bar, floor and pbars for boys).                                                                                                                                          *Level 2 students must have 2 years experience in all three genres.       

Ages: 7-11 Years

1 Hour           ***Gymnastics Tuition

Attire: Gymnastics Leotard (color optional), Dance shorts, skirt or leggings (to wear in dance class), Pink Ballet Shoes, Nude Jazz Shoes, Hair pulled out of face.

Ballet 1 introduces students to the foundations of barre work in order to develop proper alignment and classical technique. Simple movements will be devoloped across the floor and during center work. Ballet 1 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.

Ages: 7 Years & Up

1 Hour

Attire: Black Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Shoes, Hair in Bun

Ballet 2 students continue to work on traveling steps with an introduction to grand allegro. At this level an emphasis is placed on turning, jumping, and linking steps. Basic terminology and body placement will become familiar to the ballerina. Ballet 2 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.  

*Completion of Ballet 1 Required

Ages: 7 Years & Up

1 Hour

Attire: Black Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Shoes, Hair in Bun

Ballet 3 students are given extended barre exercises with increasing demi pointe work, stretching and strengthening. Classical ballet lines should be established along with a new vocabulary for traveling steps, elevation and pirouettes. The lyrical use of arms and upper back builds on the free movement established in Ballet 2 . Students at this level have a strong understanding of classical vocabulary and can now adequately demonstrate use of line and musical performance. Ballet 3 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.         

*Completion of Ballet 2 Required

Ages: 7 Years & Up

1 Hour

Attire: Black Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Shoes, Hair in Bun

Pre-Pointe students must be recommended by their instructors to enroll. Students in pre-pointe are expected to prepare for pointe in the upcoming year or two. In addition to the dancer's ballet technique classes, pre-pointe will emphasize articulation of quarter, half, three-quarter and full pointe. The strengthening of the feet and ankles is most important to the health of a dancer using pointe shoes. Pre-pointe will not perform in recitals, as this is an extra class for the ballet 3 students preparing for pointe.        

*Enrollment in Ballet 3 Required

Ages: 10 Years & Up

1 Hour

Attire: Black Leotard, Pink, Black or Nude Tights, Pink Ballet Shoes, Pink Pointe Shoes, Hair in Bun

Pointe students must be recommended by their instructors to enroll. Pointe encompasses all aspects of ballet technique and body alignment while performing in pointe shoes and bearing weight through a vertical foot. Pointe students will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.    

*Completion of Ballet 3 & Pre-Pointe Required

Ages: 12 Years & Up

1.5 Hours

Attire: Black Leotard, Pink, Black or Nude Tights, Pink Ballet Shoes, Pink Pointe Shoes, Hair in Bun

Jazz is a well known dance technique made up of Broadway dance to swing dance, to fun hip hop like isolated movements and even fast lyrical movements. The fun just pours out during high energy class. Jazz 1 are beginner dancers becoming familiar with jazz choreography and energetic movements or continuing Jazz dancers from Jazzy Jazzers. Jazz 1 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.

Ages: 7 Years & Up

1 Hour

Attire: Black Leotard, Black or Nude Tights, Nude Jazz Shoes

Jazz 2 dancers are becoming familiar with jazz technique  and energetic movements while learning more challenging choreography and higher level leaps, jumps and turns.  Jazz 2 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.                                                                        *Completion of Jazz 1 Required 

Ages: 7 Years & Up

1 Hour

Attire: Black Leotard, Black or Nude  Tights, Nude Jazz Shoes

Jazz 3 dance is a versatile, contemporary, exciting and captivating class for the more advanced jazz dancer. The Jazz 3 class will perform 1 routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.            

*Completion of Jazz 2 Required

Ages: 7 Years & Up

1 Hour

Attire: Black Leotard, Black or Nude  Tights, Nude Jazz Shoes

Hip Hop Hooray introduces the young dancer to old and new styles of hip hop techniques, creating movements to popular music. Dancers are encouraged to express their personalities in the movements and exhibit confidence and showmanship. Hip Hop Hooray  will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.

Ages: 5-8 Years

1 Hour

Attire: Comfortable athletic Clothes (no jeans), Tennis Shoes

Hip Hop 1 is available for any student looking for a fun, positive, up beat and energetic class. Dancers are always encouraged to express their personalities in the movements and exhibit confidence and showmanship. Hip Hop 1 students will learn basic isolations, and popular hip hop moves through the decades and choreography to their favorite songs. Hip Hop 1 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.     

Ages: 9 Years & Up

1 Hour 

Attire: Comfortable athletic Clothes (no jeans), Tennis Shoes

Hip Hop 2 is a continuation of Hip Hop 1. Dancers are always encouraged to express their personalities in the movements and exhibit confidence and showmanship. Hip Hop 2 students will continue to learn isolations, popular hip hop moves through the decades and choreography to their favorite songs. Hip Hop 2 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.     

*Completion of Hip Hop 1 Required

Ages: 9 Years & Up

1 Hour

Attire: Comfortable athletic Clothes (no jeans), Tennis Shoes

Hip Hop 3 is a fast pace, advanced, and highly energetic class. Dancers are always encouraged to express their personalities in the movements and exhibit confidence and showmanship. Hip Hop 3 students will integrate all that they've learned in levels 1 & 2 and perform advanced choreography to their favorite songs. Hip Hop Classes 3 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.      

*Completion of Hip Hop 2 Required

Ages: 9 Years & Up

1 Hour

Attire: Comfortable athletic Clothes (no jeans), Tennis Shoes

Modern Mini is for the free spirited young dancer, learning to speak and tell stories with movement. Lesson plans consist of improvisation exercises, body isolations and creative movement games. Modern Mini will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.

Ages: 5-8 Years 

1 Hour

Attire: Black Leotard, Black Leggings or Tights, Bare Foot or Lyrical Shoes

Modern dance can be  for the free spirited dancer, learning to speak and tell stories with movement or the more tradition dancer, studying historical movement techniques. Lesson plans consist of improvisation exercises, body isolations and creative movement exercises. Modern 1 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.   

Ages: 9 Years & Up

1 Hour 

Attire: Black Leotard, Black Leggings or Tights, Bare Foot or Lyrical Shoes

Modern dance can be  for the free spirited dancer, learning to speak and tell stories with movement or the more tradition dancer, studying historical movement techniques. Lesson plans consist of improvisation exercises, body isolations and creative movement exercises. Modern 2 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.   

*Completion of Modern 1 Required

Ages: 9 Years & Up

1 Hour 

Attire: Black Leotard, Black Leggings or Tights, Bare Foot or Lyrical Shoes

Modern dance can be  for the free spirited dancer, learning to speak and tell stories with movement or the more tradition dancer, studying historical movement techniques. Lesson plans consist of improvisation exercises, body isolations and creative movement exercises. Modern 3 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.   

*Completion of Modern 2 Required

Ages: 9 Years & Up

1 Hour

Attire: Black Leotard, Black Leggings or Tights, Bare Foot or Lyrical Shoes

Lyrical is for the mature, expressive dancer. Lyrical is the embodiment of ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop and appears in an emotional illustration of lyrics to music. Lyrical will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.                                                                                                                                   

Ages: 9 Years & Up

1 Hour

Attire: Dance Leotard (color optional), Dance Shorts and/or Tights, Lyrical  Shoes

Lyrical is for the mature, expressive dancer. Lyrical is the embodiment of ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop and appears in an emotional illustration of lyrics to music. Lyrical 2 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.      

*Completion of Lyrical 1 Required

Ages: 9 Years & Up

1 Hour 

Attire: Dance Leotard (color optional), Dance Shorts and/or Tights, Lyrical  Shoes

Tap dance has several variations including jazz, classic, soul, Broadway and modern pop. Students wear shoes with metal "taps" on the heel and the toe of the shoes. They'll learn to rhythmically dance with the shoes to create sounds that focuses on musicality. Tap students will be introduced to the basic tap technique and grow to incorporate their own creative movements creating a full body expression. Tap 1 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.   

Ages: 9 Years & Up 

1 Hour 

Attire: Dance Leotard (color optional), Dance Shorts and/or Tights, Black Tap Shoes

Tap dance has several variations including jazz, classic, soul, Broadway and modern pop. Students wear shoes with metal "taps" on the heel and the toe of the shoes. They'll learn to rhythmically dance with the shoes to create sounds that focuses on musicality. Tap students will be introduced to the basic tap technique and grow to incorporate their own creative movements creating a full body expression. Tap 2 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.         

*Completion of Tap 1 is Required

Ages: 9 Years & Up 

1 Hour 

Attire: Dance Leotard (color optional), Dance Shorts and/or Tights, Black Tap Shoes

Tap dance has several variations including jazz, classic, soul, Broadway and modern pop. Students wear shoes with metal "taps" on the heel and the toe of the shoes. They'll learn to rhythmically dance with the shoes to create sounds that focuses on musicality. Tap students will be introduced to the basic tap technique and grow to incorporate their own creative movements creating a full body expression. Tap 3 will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.         

*Completion of Tap 2 is Required

Ages: 9 Years & Up 

1 Hour

Attire: Dance Leotard (color optional), Dance Shorts and/or Tights, Black Tap Shoes

Contemporary dance can only be explained as "the best of each genre". This class encompasses ballet, jazz, modern and lyrical styles molded into Contemporary dance to show expression, grounded use of gravity and fluidity in musical comprehension. Students will also use improvisational dance to show their unique styles. Contemporary will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.                                         

Ages: 9 Years & Up 

1 Hour

Attire: Dance Leotard (color optional), Dance Shorts and/or Tights, Nude Jazz Shoes

Contemporary dance can only be explained as "the best of each genre". This class encompasses ballet, jazz, modern and lyrical styles molded into Contemporary dance to show expression, grounded use of gravity and fluidity in musical comprehension. Students will also use improvisational dance to show their unique styles. Contemporary will learn one routine for the holiday show and one routine for the summer recital.                                         *Level 2 Students are Required to Complete Level 1

Ages: 9 Years & Up 

1 Hour

Attire: Dance Leotard (color optional), Dance Shorts and/or Tights, Nude Jazz Shoes

Prepare to try out for your middle school or high school dance team by learning the skills expected to be in your tryout routine and what is expected from you as a candidate. Students will practice technique, learn short combinations and run through a typical tryout process to ensure confidence in each candidate and strengthen their ability to learn choreography in a timely manner. Dance Team Prep classes will not participate in recitals, as this is a technique class only. 

Ages: 9 Years & Up 

1 Hour

Attire: Dance Leotard (color optional), Dance Shorts and/or Tights, Nude Jazz Shoes

Prepare to try out for your middle school or high school dance team by learning the skills expected to be in your tryout routine and what is expected from you as a candidate. Students will practice technique, learn short combinations and run through a typical tryout process to ensure confidence in each candidate and strengthen their ability to learn choreography in a timely manner. Dance Team Prep class will not participate in recitals, as this is a technique class only. 

*Completion of D. T. Prep Level 1 Required

Ages: 9 Years & Up 

1 Hour (Levels 1 & 2)

Attire: Dance Leotard (color optional), Dance Shorts and/or Tights, Nude Jazz Shoes

Leaps, Jumps and Turns focuses on the technique of minor and major skills. All dance is filled with basic to advanced leaps, jumps and turns. This class will allow the students to brush up on their tricks so that they can create crowd pleasing dance routines in all other classes and forms of dance. Leaps, Jumps, Turns will not perform in shows. This is a technique only class, providing instruction on basic leaps, jumps and turns.   

Ages: 9 Years & Up

1 Hour 

Attire: Dance Leotard, Dance Shorts and/or Tights, Your choice of Dance Shoes

Leaps, Jumps and Turns focuses on the technique of minor and major skills. All dance is filled with basic to advanced leaps, jumps and turns. This class will allow the students to brush up on their tricks so that they can create crowd pleasing dance routines in all other classes and forms of dance. Leaps, Jumps, Turns will not perform in shows. This is a technique only class, providing instruction on basic leaps, jumps and turns.   

*Completion of L.J.T. Level 1 Required

Ages: 9 Years & Up

1 Hour 

Attire: Dance Leotard, Dance Shorts and/or Tights, Your choice of Dance Shoes

Dance Improvisation is the process of creating movements and developing self awareness through facilitating a variety of explorative movements. Improv classes will learn body mapping through levels, shape and dynamic schema. The dancers will explore new ways of expression through their movements individually and with partner and team work. Dance improvisation is not just about creating new movements, but finding a deeper way of exploring movements. Improv classes will not participate in recitals as this is a technique class only.

Ages: 9 Years & Up

1 Hour

Attire: Dance Leotard (color optional), Dance Shorts and/or Tights, Lyrical, Your choice of Dance Shoes or barefoot