HIP-HOP CLASS - (Age 5-18)
​​​​Popular in today's dance world, our dance  curriculum focuses on stretching, conditioning, isolation and execution of dance steps.  In this fast pace moving class, students will be taught the instructor's concept of hip hop.
Attire: Loose clothing.  Absolutely NO bra tops or booty shorts.  Black jazz boots or dance designated sneakers recommended.  No street worn shoes allowed, for sanitary reasons.

BALLET/TAP COMBINATION CLASS - (Age 6 and up)

​​Ballet

​Is taught with emphasis on technique and terminology.  Promotion period is August thru November criteria is based on student's attendance, attitude and accomplishment of level required skills.  Students entering with previous training will require placement testing to establish correct placement within our classes.

Tap

Is included as a part of the regular dance curriculum.  Students are taught traditional tap, focusing on rhythm, timing and clarity.

Attire: Black Tank Leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers,  and black tap shoes

PRE-BALLET/TAP CLASS - (Age 3-5)
​​This class emphasizes hand - feet coordination skills through movement with music.  Your child will be introduced to basic ballet and stretching movements through dance combinations of children's songs.  Tap, is incorporated to teach your child​​ rhythm and coordination.  Basic tap steps and dance combinations are done to children's songs. 

Attire: Black Tank Leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers,  and black tap shoes

Before Ms. Rosalie Woodson passing in 2011 she has actively and continuously operated the Rosalie Woodson Dance Academy for 50+ years, 50+ of which has been at the current location.  Ms. Woodson had personally selected and trained each of her instructors who began as apprentices. Instructors are encouraged to periodically attend classes, workshops, and conventions locally and on the mainland.  Each instructor is trained to teach ballet, tap, and jazz.  Rosalie Woodson Dance Academy currently has 4 studios which is each equipped with barre, mirrors, a floating dance floor, and air conditioning.  We are a non-competitive dance studio.

TODDLER CLASS - (Age 2 1/2-4)

​The toddler program is designed for the emerging developmental abilities of this age group.  Your child will learn basic skills such as balance, right/left directions, color recognition, counting, and weight distribution.  Interested students will need to be potty trained.

​Attire: Leotard, tights and ballet slippers

​ZUMBA for FITNESS CLASS - Open to all ages

​This is a one hour class.  Starts with a warm up and gets moving with Cumbia, Merengue, Salsa, Reggaeton, Samba and more.  No dance experience necessary.  Join in on the fun.  Work at your own pace. 

​No Dress Code Applied.  Recommend designated dance sneakers, for sanitary reasons

CLASS DESCRIPTION

ADULT CLASS - (Must be 21 and up)
​​​​​All adult classes are deigned for ADULTS only.  Jazz class is 1 hour focusing on stretching, isolations, strengthening and dance combo.  Tap class for beginners is 45 minutes focusing on basic tap steps and rhythm.  Intermediate tap class is 1 hour focusing on harder tap steps and rhythm.  Classes are multi level, adults should work at their own pace.  Please inform instructor of any previous injuries.
Attire: No Dress Code Applied.  No bra tops or booty shorts

​ACRO-GYM CLASS - (Age 5-17)
​​​​​Acro-gymnastics main focus is on strength, balance, flexibility and stamina.  Your child will learn basic gymnastic tumbling.  At the advance level students are taught back handsprings and aerials.  NO apparatus available

Attire: Black Tank Leotard, tan or pink tights, Shorts, black gym shoes


JAZZ CLASS - (Age 5 (with ballet experience) and up)
​​​Students are taught traditional style jazz, focusing on movement, showmanship, and stage presentation.  Students entering with previous training will require placement testing to establish correct placement within our classes.

Attire: Black Tank Leotard, tan or pink tights, black jazz boots.  Shorts are optional

Welcome

Forever Dancing...........

Rosalie Woodson Dance Academy

​​​Miss.Rosalie Woodson

Founder of RWDA

​Est. 1958