Entry level classes in hip hop and breakdance are conducted in 10-week sessions and are held on Saturdays. There is one class per week and are one hour long. Each class learns 3 routines and has an opportunity to perform on stage for family and friends at a dance showcase scheduled at the end of the session. The hip hop and breakdance sessions run in the Fall and Winter calendar.
Breakdance is an acrobatic style of dance often performed to rap music and originate on the streets in the 1970’s. It is characterized by intricate footwork, headspinning and tumbling.
Hip-hop refers to street dance styles typically performed to hip-hop music that has evolved as part of the hip-hop culture. It involves a wide range of styles primarily breaking, locking and popping which were created in the 1970’s and made popular by dance crews in the US.