EGC Dance Programs

The Elmira Gymnastics Club offers dance classes for ages 3+ in a variety of styles.  Our staff of talented and experienced dance instructors will help your children become dance stars ready for their own performance in our annual recital.  

EGC Dance Classes

New students may begin September - January only.  

Creative Movement
(ages 3-5)

This class is a perfect introduction into the world of dance! We will be exploring our imaginations through movement and music that is specifically designed for our youngest dancers. Creative movement is a fun way to strengthen fine and gross motor skills, coordination, endurance and social skills to name a few!

Attire: Leotard, tights and/or dance shorts, tank top or t-shirt with leggings. Dancers are welcome to wear ballet shoes or dance in bare feet!

Ballet & Tap
(ages 6-8)

This Ballet & Tap combo class will be focusing on basic ballet and tap skills. This class will work for first time dancers or dancers who have some experience! We will be focusing on technique, flexibility, rhythm and musicality.

Attire: Leotard, tights and/or dance shorts, ballet skirt or leggings. Dancers will need ballet and tap shoes.  





Ribbon Dance
(Ages 6-8*)

*5 Yr old Current EGC students welcome

Ribbon Dancing is a beautiful art form that uses sharp rhythmic movements and colorful ribbons to express ourselves through music.  Dancers will swish, leap, circle and glide to different rhythms as we learn to synchronize all of our elements as a group. 

Attire: Leotard, dance shorts or leggings, tan jazz shoes or pink ballet shoes.  Hair up and off the face.  


Tap
(ages 7-9)

This Tap class will get your feet moving and learn basic steps and technique. Tap will help musicality, timing and coordination. Learn different rhythms and combos and have fun.

Attire: Leotard, tights and/or dance shorts, tank top or t-shirt with leggings. Dancers will need black tap shoes.







Hip Hop
(ages 6-8*, 10-14)

*5 Yr old Current EGC students welcome
Fun rhythms and cool moves are introduced as the basics of Hip Hop, an American Jazz dance form, are taught. Strength and coordination are developed through exposure to different total body exercises. Hip Hop is an invigorating, full body workout danced to the latest and coolest music.

Attire: Comfortable, appropriate clothes to dance in - leggings or shorts and tshirt. Clean sneakers.

Ballet & Tap
(ages 9-12)

This Ballet & Tap combo class will be focusing on intermediate ballet and tap skills. We will be focusing on technique, flexibility, rhythm and musicality.

Attire: Leotard, tights and/or dance shorts, ballet skirt or leggings. Dancers will need pink ballet and black tap shoes.




Contemporary
(Invitation Only)

Contemporary is a style of expressive dance that fuses together several dance genres including, modern, jazz, lyrical and ballet. Dancers will be immersed in a wide variety of movement skills, emotions and choreography combinations.

Attire: Leotard, tights and/or dance shorts, tank top or t-shirt with leggings. Dancers can wear ballet shoes or dance in bare feet.  


2022 Dance Recital
Rehearsal: Thursday, June 16, 3:45pm
Recital: Friday, June 17, 5:30pm

Location: Elmira High School, 777 S Main Street, Elmira NY 14904

Additional information on our professional dance Instructors.