Sherrys Academy of Dance offers a complete curriculum ranging in courses for the preschool student through the professional dancer. We are excited to have the opportunity to offer training in the techniques of the Performing Arts. We are committed to setting the standard of excellence in performing arts education. It is our desire to provide patience and understanding to each student. Every student is an individual and therefore, learns at his/her own rate. Personal and individual attention and the analysis of a students abilities, progress and achievement by an experienced and professional teachers are very important factors in the training andsuccess of any performer.
BALLET- A complete graded system offering classical ballet technique in the Cecchetti and Russian methods, along with non-syllabus ballet classes. All elements of proper barre, center, adagio and allegro are given in each class. Ballet is the foundation in all dances. It is necessary for the technical development of a dancer.
POINTE CLASS- Special classes are devoted to the technique of sur les pointes. Students must be enrolled in one (1) ballet class along with their Pointe class. Pointe class may only be taken by the recommendation of the instructor.
JAZZ- Jazz dancing has fast become the most popular form of dance in America today. Its wide appeal is evident on television, in movies and on Broadway. All classes offer jazz dance technique, including jazz stretches, jazz barre, isolations, center work, turns, jumps, combinations and routines.
TAP- The classes emphasized technique, speed, and clarity of sounds, rhythm and training in basic combinations and routines. Tap is an exciting form of dance that will sharpen listening, develop performance skills, and unleash creativity.
Hip-Hop- This style of dance is most referred to as funk/street dance. Hip-Hop is actually a combination of Jazz and Street moves. Evolving from break dancing and pop&lock styles, it has become one of the most popular forms of dance in the world today.
Gymnastics- Sherrys Academy of Dances Gymnastics Program offers one of the finest gymnastics programs in the area. We offer classes for preschool, parent/tot, tumbling, cheerleading, boys and girls general gymnastics and competitive teams. We are committed to providing our athleteswith the safest, most effective training equipment available. The success of our program is due to our enthusiastic, professional staff. All staff members are safety certified professional members of USA Gymnastics.