Karen Bernard School of Dance

21 Church Street, Chidley Hall, Winchester, MA 01890

Phone: (781) 729-6400 | Email: info@kbernarddance.com

Class Descriptions

Class Descriptions

Happy Feet (3-5 yrs) 45 min

An introduction to ballet and tap technique encouraging the child’s natural interest in music and movement with an emphasis on the enjoyment of dance.

TriStar (Grade K+) 1 hr+

Our most popular class! Our TriStar program offers all students, both recreational and accelerated, an opportunity to study three dance disciplines; ballet, tap, and jazz, all on the same day. This class introduces body lines, placement, and dance patterns while encouraging stage presence, confidence, self-esteem and everyday life skills. Add a back-to-back hip hop class also on the same day and take 20% off each additional class after enrolling in a TriStar!

Hip Hop (Grade K+) 45 min

An ideal class for the recreational student. High energy, fun, upbeat classes centered around the enjoyment of dancing and memorizing new hip hop moves and choreography weekly! A great class to build self-confidence and stage presence!

Modern/Lyrical (Grade 4+) 45 min

Movements inspired by ballet and jazz emphasizing emotion while interpreting music and lyrics. This class combines mind and body offering versatility, improvisation, and floorwork

PrePointe/Pointe (Grade 5+) 45 min

For the aspiring ballerina! This class focuses on necessary strengthening techniques and proper body alignment while emphasizing preparation for pointe shoes. This class can only be taken if the student is currently enrolled in a TriStar or ballet class

Progressive Technique (Grade 7+) 30/45 min

Classes geared for TriStar students who are motivated to advance themselves through practice and repetition. Classes are designed to improve strength, flexibility and levels of technical difficulties

Karen Bernard Performance Dance Company

Strictly for the serious dancer who demonstrates exceptional drive and dedication for dance. Students striving to progress at an accelerated rate must be enrolled in a TriStar program, Hip Hop, Modern and progressive jazz and tap class to be considered for our performance company. Company members perform in multiple dances in all of our shows.