Acrobatics(ages 4 & up)
In this 55 minute class students will learn the floor work of gymnastics including forward & backward rolls, handstand- forward rolls, back bend & recover, front limber, cartwheels, back walk-overs, back chest-rolls, back handsprings, back tucks, and more. These classes meet for the full dance season (Sept.-May).
Beginner Acro Classes (for the true beginner) all the way through Tumbling Classes (for the advanced acrobat) available.
Acro Level Requirements
for more information please visit the DDC office. All Levels are not offered every year.
Level 1: No experience necessary.
Level 2b: Must have 1 side cartwheel, tripod and bridge from laying.
Level 2a: Must have all skills above plus backbend.
Level 3: Must have all skills listed above plus front limber, back chest roll, and recover from backbend.
Level 4/5: Must have all skills listed above plus back walkover, back limber, starting back handsprings and side ariels.
Level 6b: Must have all skills listed above plus back handspring and/or side ariel. With teacher approval.
Level 6a: Must have all skills listed above plus back handspring and side ariel. With teacher approval.
Level 7: Open to Company members only by invitation.
Leotard (any color, any style)
Footless, Stirrup or Convertible Tights (any color)
Sweat Pants or Shorts
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