Our Teen Expressers Program follows a core curriculum open to students ages 13-17

Levels are sets of skills, abilities and concepts in each genre that increase in complexity as a student progresses.
Level I is a pre-requisite for our classes.  Students progress to Level II and/or are referred to another level by their class Instructor based on their ability to understand and perform the curriculum.
            
ACRO

Acro at Expressions in Rhythm Studio is not the typical tumbling or gymnastics class. This class focuses on fundamental acrobatic technique, teaching such skills as handstands, chin stands, elbow stands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, balance and contortion tricks. Students work towards increased flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline and concentration. And it's fun, too! 

Register 
HERE and flip in class! 

Class Attire: Find all your dancewear needs 
here. Students learn and perform Barefoot in this class.
 
Females:   Black leotard and black shorts.

Males:       Black T-shirt and black shorts.

 
AFRICAN

African at Expressions in Rhythm Studio is taught from the region of West Africa, segmenting the dancer's body into separate areas of movement, with each area being able to move to different rhythms with our Djembe drummers. Students learn the origins of each social and cultural West African dance. 

Register 
HERE and feel the rhythm!

Class Attire: Find all your dancewear needs 
here. Students learn and perform Barefoot in this class.
 
Females:   Black leotard, black footless tights and a Lapa made from West African material.  

Males:       Black T-shirt and black shorts.

 
BALLET
Ballet at Expressions in Rhythm Studio includes barre exercises, center floor work, and across-the-floor combinations. Students will learn classical ballet techniques and terminology based on a combination of the French, Vagonova and Cecchetti methods.  This class stresses body placement, flexibility and fluidity, which allows your dancer to reach a level of artistry unmatched by other styles of dance.

Sign up today at 
HERE and learn the genre at the heart of all dance genres! 

Class Attire: Find all your dancewear needs 
here.

Females: Black leotard, pink tights and pink leather Ballet shoes.

Males:     White T-shirt, black shorts and black leather Ballet shoes. 


DJEMBE 

Djembe Drumming at Expressions in Rhythm Studio allows our students to explore West African rhythms beginning with exercises to increase your playing power and dexterity.

Register 
HERE and feel the beat! 

Class Attire: Dress comfortably- take off rings and watches before class.


We provide the Authentic Wood Djembe Drums to our students in our studio. 

To rent or purchase a Djembe drum, please contact us at info@eirstudio.com.

 
HIP HOP 

Hip Hop at Expressions in Rhythm Studio is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing. Hip Hop class focuses on coordination, balance, body control, and rhythm while teaching students how to freestyle and express themselves. Students are encouraged to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements. 

Register 
HERE and get in formation! 

Class Attire:       T-shirt, shorts and black sneakers.  Find your dance sneakers
here.
 

JAZZ

Jazz at Expressions in Rhythm Studio focuses on learning traditional jazz movement through technique & terminology Students learn various styles of Jazz such as Classical, Contemporary, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, and Broadway. Jazz dance builds body strength, flexibility and coordination.

Register 
HERE to become a well-rounded dancer

Class Attire: Find all your dancewear needs here.

Females:     Black leotard, black tights and black Jazz shoes. Dance shorts/skirts are permitted.    ​

Males:          Black T-shirt, black shorts and black Jazz shoes.

 
LITURGICAL

Liturgical at Expressions in Rhythm Studio allows dancers to express the word and spirit of God through praise dancing. Students are encouraged to inspire and uplift, as well as to provide means of expressing praise and worship to God in this class. 

Register 
HERE and set the atmosphere! 

Class Attire: Black T-shirt and black shorts.  Students learn and perform Barefoot in this class.

 
LYRICAL

Lyrical at Expressions in Rhythm Studio allows students the opportunity to experience a combination of techniques and skills from Ballet, Jazz & Modern. Students will also explore how lyrical dance emphasizes interpretation of music lyrics to tell a story with movement that can be fluid or abstract. 

Register 
HERE to tell your story!

Class Attire: Find all your dancewear needs 
here.

Females:   Black leotard, black shorts and Lyrical turners.

Males:       Black T-shirt and black shorts.  Males take this class Barefoot.

 

TAP

Tap at Expressions in Rhythm Studio is all about rhythm, style and sound. Students learn a variety of tap styles from Broadway to Rhythm tap, while developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds and having fun. Tap builds concentration, coordination, rhythm, speed, dexterity and offers a broad knowledge of the classical style as well as contemporary and rhythm tap technique.

Register 
HERE and get shuffled away with us! 

Class Attire: Find all your dancewear needs 
here.

Females: Black leotard, black tights and black Tap shoes. Dance shorts/skirts are permitted.    

Males:     Black T-shirt, black shorts and black Tap shoes.








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