2015-02-13 19.15.19Appropriate dancewear helps the instructor and student see proper alignment, helps students focus in class, and is also for safety.  Coming to class without proper footwear or clothing is like showing up to soccer practice without your shoes.

Here is a quick cheat sheet to see if your dancer is ready for class.  Your teacher may have additional preferences or requirements for your class.  If you have any questions, please ask your instructor before or after class.

Quick Cheat Sheet for Class Dress Codes

Class Attire Shoes Hair
Intro To Dance
(ages 3-6)
Leotard & tights, any color / style
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Ballet slippers, Tap shoes Pulled back off of face if long
Ballet
(ages 6+)
Black leotard,Pink tights, Skirt optional Ballet slippers Pulled back off of face into bun or braid
Hip Hop
(ages 6+)
Comfortable clothing, that is not overly loose or baggy, no jeans Clean sneakers, jazz sneakers or jazz  shoes (teacher preference) Pulled back off face if hair islonger than chin-length
Modern
(ages 7+)
Fitted clothing, leggings or capris and fitted T-shirt or leotard, any color None – bare feet Pulled back off face if hair is longer than chin-length
Contemporary
(ages 9+)
Fitted clothing, leggings or capris and fitted T-shirt or leotard, any color Bare feet or toe pads Pulled back off face if hair is longer than chin-length
Tap & Jazz
(ages 6-10)
Leotard & tights, or leggings / capris / skirt Tap shoes, Jazz shoes Pulled back off face if hair is longer than chin-length
Jazz (10+) Fitted clothing, leggings or capris and fitted T-shirt or leotard, any color Jazz shoes  Pulled back off face if hair is longer than chin-length
Tap (10+) Comfortable clothing; Hem of pants must not cover tap shoes. Tap shoes Pulled back off face if hair is longer than chin-length

 

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