Acro 3

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Fusion Dance Academy (location map)
Monday, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
09/09/19 - 06/15/20 (35 weeks)

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Acrobatic Dance, or "Acro," incorporates gymnast-like tumbling and flexibility skills with the beauty and execution of dance. Safety and proper form are of utmost importance in our acrobatic training program. All upper-level Acro dancers must be concurrently enrolled in ballet or jazz.

 

Intro to Dance with Acro (taken with Intro to Dance) Ages 4-5, Beginning and young Acro students, focuses on safety, flexibility, strength, beginning and finishing positions, and proper body, foot, and leg positions. This class includes 30 minutes in Acro and 30 minutes in Intro to Dance class. Skills include splits, bridges, forward rolls, handstands, and cartwheels.

 

Acro 1: Ages 6+, Beginning and advancing Acro students, focuses on safety, flexibility, strength, beginning and finishing positions, and proper body, foot, and leg positions. Skills include splits, bridges, forward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, round-offs, and beginning walkovers

Students enrolled in this class must be concurrently enrolled in a Jazz or Ballet class or with instructor approval.

 

Acro 2: (by instructor placement) Advancing Beginning Acro students, builds upon skills learned in Acro I and focuses on increased flexibility, strength, and consistency of proper skill execution. Skills include independent splits (no arms), independent front and back walkovers, round-offs, independent handstands, and handsprings.

Students enrolled in this class must be able to independently execute proper forward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, bridges, and round-offs prior to enrollment and must be concurrently enrolled in a Jazz or Ballet class or with instructor approval.

 

Acro 3: (by instructor placement) Intermediate Acro students, builds upon skills learned in Acro II and focuses on increased strength, power, control and proper skill execution. Skills include front and side aerials, handsprings, leg movement while in the handstand position, acrobatic partnering, and the combination of moves in tumbling passes.

Students enrolled in this class must be able to independently execute Acro II skills, in addition to proper front and back walkovers, progressing to standing back handsprings, and chin stands and must be concurrently enrolled in a Jazz or Ballet class.

 

Acro 4: (by instructor placement) Advancing Intermediate Acro students, builds upon skills learned in Acro III and focuses on increased strength, power, control and proper skill execution. Skills include front and side aerials, back layouts, hand walking, handstand presses, back handsprings, front and back tucks, controlled leg movement while in elbow and handstand, partnering, and the combination of moves in tumbling passes.

Students enrolled in this class must be able to independently execute Acro III skills and must be concurrently enrolled in a Jazz or Ballet class.

 

Acro 5: (by instructor placement) Advanced Acro students, builds upon skills learned in Acro IV. Students placed in Acro 5 must be able to independently execute Acro IV skills, including exceptional flexibility, control, and strength in acro dance and execution of front tucks, back tucks, and side, front, and back aerials as part of advanced tumbling progressions.

Students enrolled in this class must be able to independently execute Acro IV skills and must be concurrently enrolled in a Jazz or Ballet class.

 


Upcoming Meetings
09/16/19    5:45 PM Monday 09/16/19 5:45 PM
09/23/19    5:45 PM Monday 09/23/19 5:45 PM
09/30/19    5:45 PM Monday 09/30/19 5:45 PM
10/07/19    5:45 PM Monday 10/07/19 5:45 PM
10/14/19    5:45 PM Monday 10/14/19 5:45 PM
10/21/19    5:45 PM Monday 10/21/19 5:45 PM
10/28/19    5:45 PM Monday 10/28/19 5:45 PM
11/04/19    5:45 PM Monday 11/04/19 5:45 PM
11/11/19    5:45 PM Monday 11/11/19 5:45 PM
11/18/19    5:45 PM Monday 11/18/19 5:45 PM
11/25/19    5:45 PM Monday 11/25/19 5:45 PM
12/02/19    5:45 PM Monday 12/02/19 5:45 PM
12/09/19    5:45 PM Monday 12/09/19 5:45 PM
12/16/19    5:45 PM Monday 12/16/19 5:45 PM
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01/06/20    5:45 PM Monday 01/06/20 5:45 PM
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01/27/20    5:45 PM Monday 01/27/20 5:45 PM
02/03/20    5:45 PM Monday 02/03/20 5:45 PM
02/10/20    5:45 PM Monday 02/10/20 5:45 PM