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4 Year Olds - 5 Different Types of Classes Are Available!!

3-4 Year Old Ballet, Tap and Jazz Combination Class
This is a 45 minute per week dance class for 3-4 Year Olds who want to experience ballet, tap and jazz. Each week your young dancer will be taught beginner ballet steps, such as tendu, releve and plie as well as ballet barre, (including the first three ballet positions). At 3-4 Years Old, the young dancer is introduced to beginner tap steps such as brushes, heel-drops, shuffles, and more at the barre and in centre floor. The basics of jazz, including stretching are also presented during this class using popular children's music.

You will be happy to know that our instructors follow an exciting, effective and fun-filled 3-4 Year-Old curriculum that is customized to meet the needs of the 3-4 Year-Old dancer. Rising Stars' directors and instructors have been developing this program since 1986 and continually keep it updated and full of fun! This program combines fun and learning based on a 3-4 year old's attention span, movement and physical abilities, and is kept updated with the newest dance and music trends. Imagine jumping over clouds and wearing a crown! Our youngest dancers may not know it but they are learning the fundamentals and correct terminology as they have fun with creative imagery. Singing, props, routines, short stories, and steps that will help coordination development, are included in this wonderful curriculum.

The dance year culminates with a memorable recital routine at the beautiful State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ!

3-4 Year Old Hippity-Hop Class 
This is a 45 minute per week dance class for 3-4 Year Olds who want to experience age appropriate Hip Hop. A hippity-hop class is a high-energy Hip-Hop class for our younger dancers that is both fun and exciting! This class uses the latest steps, age appropriate moves and fundamentals of Hip-Hop. This is a very popular class and so much fun for our youngest students!

One Hip-Hop routine will be taught per year, per class. The dance year culminates with a memorable recital routine at the beautiful State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ!

4-6 Year Old Acro
Acrobatics or as it is more commonly known, Acro, is a type of dance which combines tumbling with jazz technique.  It requires balance, agility and coordination. A defining characteristic of Acro is the smooth transitions between dance and acrobatic movements, combined with intricate body contortions and extreme flexibility. Exercises and skills such as crab walks, log rolls, forward rolls and cartwheels will be introduced at this level, while building on the 3-year-old Acro program.  Counterbalance and partner work will be done in our more advanced classes.

The jazz portion of this class explores body isolations of the head, shoulders, ribcage, feet and arms.  It also encourages individual expression and the development of personal style.  Understanding body placement and centre are focal points of the acro and jazz class.

One Acro routine will be taught per year, per class.  The dance year culminates with a memorable recital routine at the beautiful State Theatre in New Brunswick.  

Acrobatics (Acro) classes at Rising Stars are available by age and levels of ability.  We offer recreational, pre-competition and competition Acro classes.  Please see our current class schedule for class availability and times

4-6 Year Old Hip-Hop 
A Hip-Hop class is a high-energy class that uses the latest sounds in rap and pop music together with movements influenced by some of today's hottest video choreographers. At Rising Stars, our Hip-Hop classes are a fusion of street-style, with elements of poppin’ locking, tutting, waving, b-boying and breakdancing as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style and music video style hip-hop. Hip-Hop is urban, it's street, it's diverse and forever changing! One hip-hop routine will be taught per year, per class. The dance year culminates with a memorable recital routine at the beautiful State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ! 

4 Year Old "Tiny Stars" JFK Class Ballet, Tap and Jazz Class 
This is a one-hour, pre-competition class that includes the fundamentals of ballet, tap and jazz. Because this is a "stepping-stone" class it does not require a teacher's recommendation. This class is for the student who wants to move to the next level and experience what competitions are all about. As a competition student, "Tiny Stars" students learn about stage present, prop cues, teamwork and more! class will learn one dance routine that will perform at one competition. The style of dance chosen for this routine will be at the teacher's discretion and will be tap, jazz or ballet.

Each week your young dancer will be taught beginner ballet steps, such as batmat, passe, and arabesque as well as ballet barre, (including all 5 ballet positions). At 4 years old, the young dancer is introduced to tap steps such as shuffle-hops, ball-changes, heel-digs, and more at the barre and in centre floor. The basics of jazz, including stretching, jumps (saute), and splits (as well as all 5 of the jazz positions) are also presented during this class using popular children's music.

You will be happy to know that our instructors follow an exciting, effective and fun-filled 4-Year-Old curriculum that is customized to meet the needs of the 4-year-old dancer. Rising Stars' directors and instructors have developed this program since 1986 and continually keep it updated and full of fun! This program combines fun, and learning based on a 4-year old's attention span, movement, and physical abilities, and is kept updated with the newest dance and music trends. Imagine jumping over clouds and wearing a crown! Our young dancers may not know it, but they are learning the fundamentals and correct terminology as they have fun with creative imagery. Singing, props, routines, short stories, and steps that will help coordination development, are included in this wonderful curriculum.

The dance year culminates with a memorable recital routine at the beautiful State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ!