Dance is open to every human being and can be rewarding at any age!
Hudson Dance & Tumble Center is founded on a belief in the value of arts education, specifically through Dance and Tumble. At HDTC, we are committed to integrating the tradition, discipline, and creativity of Dance and Tumble.
Dance and Tumble
Classes are designed to introduce children to the world of dance, movement and tumbling. Children will be introduced to elementary ballet vocabulary and will be encouraged to express themselves creatively through movement. Classes will promote socialization and listening skills and will help children develop an awareness of how their bodies can move.
Classes will emphasize rhythm, style, and sound. Students will learn basic tap steps, combinations, and proper tap technique.
A classical dance form which is the foundation for all dance. Classes will emphasize technique and proper body alignment as well as flexibility, strength, grace, coordination, musicality and performance quality. Students will also learn ballet terminology.
This form of dance is seen on television and in music videos. Hip Hop evolved out of street and break dancing and is characterized by its athletic and bouncy style. Hip Hop is done primarily to Rap, R & B and Hip Hop music.
Contemporary incorporates jazz and ballet choreography with modern techniques. This style of dance explores movement, space, and rhythm while concentrating on core strength and endurance.
This class will develop students’ strength, coordination and balance. Students will learn basic floor tumbling tricks such as front and back rolls, handstands, cartwheels, headstands, walk-overs, round-offs, etc. Our advanced classes are geared toward our more experienced tumblers working on handsprings and tucks.
Classes will emphasize rhythm, coordination, strength, flexibility, and isolation of movement. The focus will be on learning proper dance technique as well as choreography.