Danced to percussive music, this dance form teaches freedom of movement and expression.  Classes begin at age 8.  These classes are only offered to students in the Competitive Program.  Students are prepared for examinations through the CDTA Modern Syllabus, and competition participation at the discretion of the teacher.

Competitive Program

Class lengths:

All levels – 45 minutes



  • Black leotard and leggings
  • Mondor #312 or #314 in Suntan, or a color that matches dancer’s skin tone
  • Bare feet 
  • Hair – Ponytail or bun (tied back and off the face)


  • Black t-shirt
  • Black pants
  • Bare feet

*We fully support our dancers if they would like to alter the color of their tights and shoes to match their skin tone