jazz, tap, ballet, pointe, lyrical, pom, hip hop, mommy and me, tumbling

The following class time information is for the 2019-2020 Season.  


Ages 18 months-4 Years (by September 1)

Little Stars

Little Stars is a "Mommy & Me" style of class for boys and girls ages 18 months-3.  Footworks creates a fun environment for kids to get comfortable with the studio, staff, and movement!  They learn basic dance movement skills and tumbling skills.  

Bedford: Monday 5:30-6:00

Clarinda: Wednesday 5:30-6:00

PreDance & Tumbling

PreDance is an introductory class for boys and girls who are 3 years old by September 1.  This class introduces dance and tumbling concepts through ballet and tap in a fun environment that never stops moving.  The PreDance students perform one tap, one jazz, and one tumbling dance in our spring recital.  This is a 45 minute class that combines tap, jazz, and tumbling!

Bedford: Monday 4:00-4:45

Clarinda: Monday 4:00-4:45

MINIDANCE & MINITUMBLE

These classes are for boys and girls who are 4 years old by September 1.  It works with the students on dance and/or tumbling concepts in a fun environment that never stops moving.  The MiniDance students perform one tap and on jazz dance in our spring recital, the the MiniTumble students perform one tumbling routine.  The tumbling class is 30 minutes, the dance combination class is 45 minutes.

Bedford: Tuesday 4:00-4:45 (dance), Thursday 4:00-4:30 (tumble)

Clarinda: Monday 4:30-5:15 (dance), Monday 4:00-4:30 (tumble)

kindergarten-6th grade

kinder dance  & kinder tumble

These classes are for 5 year old girls and boys who are enrolled in Junior Kindergarten, or Kindergarten.  The classes are set up similar to the Mini classes but slightly more thorough.  Both the tumbling and dance classes are 45 minutes in duration.

Bedford: Tuesday 4:45-5:30 (dance), Thursday 4:30-5:15 (tumble)

Clarinda: Wednesday 4:00-4:45 (dance), Wednesday 4:45-5:30 (tumble)

1st & 2nd grade dance & tumble

1st & 2nd grade dance and tumble are for 1st and 2nd grade girls and boys.  The dance class is an hour and introduces jazz technique in addition to ballet and tap.  The tumbling class is 45 minutes long and continues to work with students on balance, flexibility and coordination.  The dancers will perform three dances at the spring recital and the tumbling will perform once.

Bedford: Monday 4:45-5:30 (dance), Thursday 5:15-6:00 (tumble)

Clarinda:

1st Grade: Monday 5:30-6:15 (dance), Monday 4:45-5:30 (tumble);

2nd Grade: Tuesday 4:00-4:45 (dance), Tuesday 4:45-5:30 (tumble)

3rd -6th grade dance & Tumble classes  

3rd-6th grade dance and tumble are for 3rd-6th grade girls and boys.  The class is set up similar to the 1st and 2nd grade classes but more thorough.  The dancers will perform three dances at the spring recital and the tumbling class will perform once.  At the Bedford studio, we combine these classes into one group and call it "Level 1". 

Bedford:

Level 1 Dance: Tuesday 5:30-6:30 (dance), Level 1 Tumble: Thursday 6:00-6:45 (tumble)

Clarinda:

3rd Grade: Wednesday 4:45-5:45 (dance), Wednesday 4:00-4:45 (tumble)

4th Grade: Tuesday 4:45-5:45 (dance), Tuesday 4:00-4:45 (tumble)

5th & 6th Grade: Monday 6:15-7:15 (dance), Monday 5:30-6:15 (tumble)

Boys Hip Hop

Just for the boys!  6 week class in the spring! 

elementary boys tumble

This beginner tumbling class is no girls allowed for elementary aged boys.  6 week class offered in the spring!


7th-12th grade 

Junior High dance

Junior High dance is offered to 7th-8th grade girls and boys.  The Clarinda studio dancers get to choose which style they want to be in: Ballet, Tap, and/or Jazz.  Jazz includes hip hop and pom.  They may choose 1, 2, or 3!  Each separate style of dance dives into correct technique and more advanced choreography preparing the dancers for a future in high school with dance while keeping the class fun and energetic.

Bedford: Tuesday 6:30-7:15

Clarinda: Wednesday 5:45-7:00

High school dance

High school dance is offered to 9th-12th grade girls and boys.  The Clarinda studio dancers get to choose which style they want to be in: Ballet, Tap, and/or Jazz.  Jazz includes hip hop and pom.  They may choose 1, 2, or 3!  Each separate style of dance dives into correct technique and more advanced choreography preparing the dancers for a future in college with dance while keeping the class fun and energetic.

Bedford: Tuesday 6:30-7:15

Clarinda: Wednesday 7:00-8:15


intermediate/advanced options

Intermediate & Advanced tumbling

These classes are available by placement audition only and open to all ages.

Adult classes

Footworks offers classes for adults only.  No age or experience requirements!  If the style/time doesn’t work, we can make a class for you!
Clarinda: TBA

competition team

This is an audition-only team held on Sunday, August 11 from 2:00-4:00.  Bootcamp will be on Monday, August 19 from 12:00-5:00.  Practices will be held on Sunday afternoons throughout the season.

performance team

The performance team is a slightly less intense and less expensive option for those kids who love to perform!  The students will dance at the Iowa Wild Hockey game as well as all of the local dance showcases.