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

 

 

Level 1:  No experience necessary.

Level 2a: Must have 1 side cartwheel, tripod and bridge from laying.

Level 2b:  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 4/5a:  Must have all skills listed above plus back walkover, back limber, starting back handsprings and side ariels.

Level 6a:   Must have all skills listed above plus back handspring and/or side ariel.  With teacher approval.

Level 6b:  Must have all skills listed above plus back handspring and side ariel.  With teacher approval.

Level 7:  Open to Company members only by invitation.

Dress Code:

Girls-

Leotard (any color, any style)

Footless, Stirrup or Convertible Tights (any color)

Bare Feet

Boys-

White T-Shirts

Black Sweat Pants

Bare Feet

Most items available through DDC's Store

​Doreen's Dance Center

711 Middletown Road, (Rt 16 @ Rt 149)

​Colchester, CT 06415

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Discount Dance Supply Studio Code:  TP25087