The Wheeling Park District Dance Studio offers professional dance instruction ideal for students who are eager to explore different styles of dance. The Studio is Led by a team with more than 50 years of combined teaching experience and passion for youth art and dance development. Help your child develop the necessary skills to flourish into confident performers. There is no charge to attende and parents are encourage to ask questions and meet their future instructors that make the Studio one-of-a-kind. at Park District prices. Offered throughout the year, classes are taught at the CRC by experienced, dedicated staff and culminate with a spring dance recital.   Register Online.

 

 

   

DAY  TIME STYLE DATES AGES INSTRUCTOR
           
MONDAY 4:30 - 5:25 PM PRINCESS BALLET 9/17 - 12/10        5-6 YRS  
   5:15 - 6:10 PM                    POMS 9/17 - 10/22 8-12 YRS  
  6:15 - 7:10 PM  BALLET FOLKLORICO 1 9/17 - 12/12 5-8 YRS  
  7:15 - 8:10 PM BALLET FOLKLORICO 2 9/17 - 12/12 9-13 YRS  
           
TUESDAY 4:30 - 5:25 PM     DANCING FEET: LEVEL 3 9/18 - 12/8 6-8 YRS
 
  5:30 - 6:25 PM TAP AND JAZZ                                            9/18 - 12/8 6-8 YRS  
           
WEDNESDAY         4:15 - 5:10 PM  KINDER HIP HOP 9/19 - 12/12 4-6 YRS  
  5:15 PM - 6:10 PM PRINCESS BALLET 9/19 - 12/12 5-6 YRS  
  6:15 - 7:10 PM BALLET FOLKLORICO 1 9/17 -12/12 5-8 YRS  
  7:15 - 8:10 PM BALLET FOLKLORICO 2 9/17 - 12/12 9-13 YRS  
           
THURSDAY 5:00 - 5:55 PM TINY DANCERS: LEVEL 1 9/20 - 12/13 3-4 YRS  
  6:00 PM - 6:55 PM SATIN SLIPPERS:  LEVEL 2 9/20 - 12/13 4-5 YRS  
  7:00 PM - 7:55 PM TEEN HIP HOP 9/20 - 12/13 7-12 YRS  
           
SATURDAY
9:30 - 10:00 AM PITTER PATTER 9/15 - 12/8 2-3 YRS  
  10:00 - 10:30 AM PITTER PATTER 9/15 - 12/8 2-3 YRS  
  10:30 - 11:25 AM TINY DANCERS: LEVEL 1 9/15 - 12/8 3-4 YRS  
  11:30 AM - 12: 25 PM SATIN SLIPPERS: LEVEL 2 9/15 - 12/8 4-5 YRS  
  12:30 - 1:25 PM DANCING FEET:  LEVEL 3 9/15 - 12/8 6-8 YRS  

Pitter Patter

Age:  2-3 years

Creative dance and play help your little dancer develop a sense of rhythm, along with fine and gross motor skills, all while having fun! Come join us for this interactive class!

Tiny Dancers: Level 1

Age:  3-4 yrs

The next step after Pitter Patter, this class incorporates pre-ballet steps with more structured dance combinations.

Attire: leotard, tights and ballet shoes. Hair pulled up.

 

Satin Slippers: Level 2

Age:  4-5 yrs

In this introduction to dance through music, students become familiar with left and right side, following directions in a group, moving across the floor, balancing and sequencing exercises, free expression to music and basic ballet and tap steps. 

Attire: Pink leather ballet shoes, tap shoes, leotard and tights are required. All hair must be pulled back into a bun or ponytail.

 

Dancing Feet: Level 3

Age:  6-8 yrs

Principles of body awareness, rhythm and coordination are introduced along with the skills taught in Satin Slippers.  Basic fundamentals, with more advanced steps of both ballet and tap dance, are taught. 

Attire: Pink leather ballet shoes, tap shoes, leotard and tights are required. All hair must be pulled back into a bun or ponytail.

 

Princess Ballet

Age:  5-6 yrs

Dress up as your favorite princess and learn the fundamental steps of ballet.  Each week you'll pretend to be a different princess and learn a creative dance to your favorite princess songs! 

Attire: princess outfits or tutus and ballet shoes.  Hair in bun or pulled back.

 

Tap/Jazz

Age:  6-8 yrs

Tap and jazz moves are fused together to create a snappy, fun way to learn two styles of dance, offering both a smooth jazz feel and jazzy tap combinations. .

Attire: Tap shoes required with leggings and t-shirt

 

Kinder Hip Hop

Age:  4-6 yrs

Feel teh beat and move to the rhythm as you explore waving, popping, locking, and other basic hip-hop moves to today's most popular music. 

Attire: Please wear hip-hop sneakers or gym shoes

 

Ballet Folkorico

Age:  5-13 yrs

Learn about the colorful culture of Mexico by dancing to the traditional and upbeat Folkloric Ballet music.  Students are taught the basics of zapateado (tapping), posture, hand movement, rhythm and basic choreography. 

 

 

Teen Hip Hop Jazz Funk

Age: 7-12 yrs

This very energetic form of dancing is derived from street dancing and funky jazz.

 

 

Poms

Age:  8-12 yrs

Learning fundamentals helps athletes prepare for school poms teams.  Athletes learn basic and intermediate movements from poms and dance.  No tryouts, uniform or level requirements for this six-week session.  

Attire: Please wear confortable clothing and gym shoes.

 

    

  Isabella Licciardello
Recreation Coordinator  
 
  Angelique Marie
Dance Coordinator
Cassidie Guthrie
Ballet, Jazz, Hiphop Instructor
Amanda Guthrie
Ballet & Jazz Instructor
 
   
   
   

 


 

 

 

  

    

 

 

 

 

 

Excellent Dance Rooms

Learning how to dance is best when a student is able to feel comfortable in an adequate dance floor and room.  Our rooms offer:

  • Stretch Bars
  • Wall Mirrors
  • Hardwood Floor
  • Bright Lighting
  • Waiting Area
  • Sound System


 

 

 

For more information, please see the current program guide or call (847) 465-3333.