Best Dance Classes in O'Fallon are at MKS!

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Dance Classes for 5, 6, 7 & 8 Year Olds

Placement Tip: At the start of a session, this level is typically recommended for 5, 6 and 7 year old students.  If it is later in a session, if a student is still working on the mastery phase of this level, and/or if students prefer to be with students who are a bit younger, 8 year old students are welcome!

2021-22 School Year Classes

Enrollment for the 2021-22 School Year is now open with $10 off your family’s registration fee now through Sept 14!

Extra Steps Offerings

(If there are no classes listed here, please check back later for Extra Steps offerings for this age group!)

SHINE – Ages 5-8

Ballet & Tap Combo 

These classes are essential for students who want to develop their skills in Ballet and Tap technique. Students will focus on learning steps and combinations as well as developing their own sense of movement style and preferences. In the Ballet classes, students also learn the stories of various famous Ballets, helping the stories that have entertained through the decades come to life! This class is offered as Ballet & Tap in combination with a half hour of each discipline every week.

Tumble Hop/Jazz

A great introduction to upbeat, energizing movement through Tumbling, Hip Hop, and Jazz Dance.  Basic gymnastic/tumbling skills are taught in a fun and safe atmosphere, using a variety of mats. Necessary flexibility and strength training ensure proper progression of skills and technique in all three styles.  Fundamentals of Jazz and Hip Hop are taught through planned warm-ups, technique practiced across the floor, and choreography that will leave your dancer smiling!

Musical Theatre

Lights!  Curtain!  Action!  In this class, your performer will explore the essentials of acting, singing, and dancing, and learn to use them at the same time.  Improvisation games will also be used to help students grow in confidence and develop ways to respond and interact with fellow performers.  Everyone has a story to tell, and this class provides students the tools to do just that!  Be ready to have some fun and take the stage!

Dance Team/Poms (Ages 6-8)

Does your child love to SPARKLE?  Dance Team/Poms is a great way to become familiar with the fundamentals of Jazz, Pom, & Kick, while also learning valuable lessons about leadership and team building.  This class is great for dancers who may be interested in joining a dance team in the future – teaching them to be stellar leaders who will stand for integrity and be positive role models among their peers!

Sampler Class

Students will get to dive into a variety of different styles and build a combination using all of them!  Check out the following included genres that will be covered each week:
Week 1  – Ballet
Week 2 – Tap
Week 3 – Jazz
Week 4 – Dance Team/Poms
Week 5 – Musical Theatre