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Jane Baron's Academy of Dance has taught over 5,000 students since it was established in 1998

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Would you like to try a class before you register? Jane Baron's Academy of Dance offers a welcoming and encouraging environment that is fun for every dancer. We would like to invite you to come join us for one free class of your choice to discover what we are all about!

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Pre-School Classes

A great beginner class to introduce your child to the world of dance. The program is designed to help them develop coordination, rhythm and musicality, gross motor skills and creativity. Each month your child will be introduced to a new “step of the month” emphasizing beginner ballet foot and arm positions.

Please Note: Dancer must have had their 3rd birthday by September 1st

Class Attire

  • Pink leotard
  • Pink tights
  • Pink ballet shoes

Kindergarten Classes

A great beginner class to introduce your child to the world of dance. The program is designed to help them develop coordination, rhythm and musicality, gross motor skills and creativity. Each month your child will be introduced to a new “step of the month” emphasizing beginner ballet foot and arm positions.

Please Note: Dancer must have had their 3rd birthday by September 1st

Class Attire

  • Pink leotard
  • Pink tights
  • Pink ballet shoes

Ballet Classes

Classical Ballet

The syllabus taught at JBAD is a mixture of Vaganova (Russian) and Cecchetti (Italian) styles. Every level has an appropriate syllabus and the students are placed in a class according to their level of skill, experience, and personal goals. At the end of the year, students are assessed by the instructor and are placed in a level for the following year based on their evaluation. Ballet training is the foundation of all great dancing! Enjoy learning the classical repertoire and discovering the magic of Ballet!

Please Note: Students should meet the minimum age requirement of the class by Sept. 1st

Ballet Basics

All Ballet Basic classes are for students who are newer to ballet or are interested in gaining basic skills. Proficiency is required of all class work to advance to a higher level, which will be determined through testing and evaluation. Students may stay in any of these levels for several years before advancing to a higher level based on their instructor’s recommendation. Only one recital costume will be required and students will do recital work within their class time.

Ballet Intensive (Invite Only)

Jane Baron’s Academy of Dance is delighted to offer the Ballet Intensive track with a syllabus and requirements for students advancing in classical ballet as taught at varying prestigious schools throughout the United States and Europe. Students are required to take 2-3 classes per week as a way to build intermediate to advanced skills required of students in the Ballet Intensive level. Proficiency is required of all class work to advance to a higher level, which will be determined through testing and evaluation. Students may stay in any of these levels for several years before advancing to a higher. Ballet Intensive 3 is the highest level offered at this time and is by invitation only. Students in Ballet Intensive 3 will begin pointe work, at the instructor’s discretion.

Only one recital costume will be required per student per class.

Class Attire

  • Black leotard
  • Pink tights
  • Pink ballet shoes

Combination Classes

Tap & Ballet

This combo class teaches the fundamentals of tap dance and the basics of classical ballet to introduce young dancers to the joys of rhythmic movement and the elegance and magic of ballet. Age appropriate work is introduced in both disciplines each week that develops the young dancer in a fun, creative and systematic way.

Please Note: Students should meet the minimum age requirement of the class by Sept. 1st.

Tap & Hip-Hop

This combo class is fun and educational for the dancer who enjoys energetic expressive dancing, loves the funky fun of hip hop and the rhythms of tap. A perfect place for boys who love to dance and for energetic young ladies.

Please Note: Students should meet the minimum age requirement of the class by Sept. 1st.

Tap & Jazz

This combo class teaches the fundamentals of tap dancing along with the basics of classic jazz dancing.  This is a great class for kids to start learning different rhythms and steps used in tap, as well as starting to develop the flexibility, coordination and movements used in jazz.

Please Note: Students should meet the minimum age requirement of the class by Sept. 1st.

Class Attire

Ballet/Tap:

  • Black leotard
  • Pink or tan tights

Tap/Hip-Hop

  • Black leotard
  • Tan tights

Tap/Jazz:

  • Black leotard
  • Tan tights

Contemporary Classes

Contemporary Dance

Contemporary Dance is a fusion of interpretive movement incorporating ballet, jazz, lyrical, and modern technique. There are no limits for choreography and expression in a contemporary class. Enjoy developing technique and exploring what is possible for dancers in this popular style.

Please Note: Students should meet the minimum age requirement of the class by Sept. 1st.

Contemporary 2

  • Must have completed 1 full year of Ballet
  • Must be currently enrolled in Ballet

Contemporary 3

  • Must have completed 1-2 years of Ballet
  • Must be currently enrolled in Ballet

Class Attire

  • Black leotard
  • Tan, footless tights
  • Barefoot

Hip-Hop Classes

Hip Hop music and dancing permeates our popular culture and has a unique and unmistakable style. Don’t miss out on the challenge and fun while learning cutting edge choreography with all the latest moves. Hip Hop develops coordination and performance style while keeping dancers engaged and challenged.

Please Note: Students should meet the minimum age requirement of the class by Sept. 1st.

Hip-Hop 2

  • Must have completed 1 full year of hip-hop

Hip-Hop 3

  • Must have completed 2 full years of hip-hop along with permission of instructor

Class Attire

  • Anything you can move in
  • Black hip-hop shoes or black sneakers

Jazz Classes

If you love popular or classic jazz music, stylized and energetic movement, then jazz dance is for you. All styles of classical, theater and contemporary jazz music are used to express the variety of jazz dance styles enjoyed by both dancers and audiences today. Jazz is a technical class that develops skill, performance, and musicality.

Please Note: Students should meet the minimum age requirement of the class by Sept. 1st.

Jazz 2

  • Must have completed Jazz 1 or one full year of ballet, jazz, tap or hip-hop

Jazz 3

  • Must have completed Jazz 2 or two full years of ballet or jazz

Class Attire

  • Black leotard
  • Tan tights
  • Black jazz shoes

Performance Ensemble

  • Must be an accepted member of Performance Ensemble or by invitation only
  • Students will be placed in either PE Jazz 1 or PE Jazz 2 by instructors

Tap Classes

Tap dancing is one of the most entertaining, lighthearted and classic of all the dance styles. Tap is a musical art form and a fun-filled way to develop rhythm, coordination, and balance. From the classic style of Broadway to contemporary rhythms, tap is a challenge, a workout, and even more fun!

Please Note: Students should meet the minimum age requirement of the class by Sept. 1st.

Tap 2

  • Must have completed Tap 1 or one full year of ballet or jazz

Tap 3

  • Must have completed Tap 2 or two full years of ballet or jazz

Class Attire

  • Black leotard
  • Tan tights
  • Black tap shoes

Performance Ensemble Tap

  • Must be an accepted member of the Performance Ensemble or by invitation only
  • Students will be placed in either PE Tap 1 or PE Tap 2 by instructors

Tots Classes

This class offers activities geared to enhance listening, social and physical skills. Toddlers have fun exploring their natural love of dance. Music and movement are used to introduce dance and locomotor skills. Musical instruments, teddy bears, scarves and other props are used during this class.

Please Note:

• Dancer must be 2 ½ by September 1st

• Dancer must gladly separate from the caregiver and follow the loose structure of the class work

• Any child not ready to separate will thrive in our “Parent and Me” Program

Parent and Me

The Parent and Me class is the perfect introduction to music and movement for the very young child not ready to separate but ready to explore a nurturing learning environment. The basic elements of dance are introduced in a positive and loving way using props such as scarves, stuffed animals, and musical instruments. A Parent/Caregiver (in comfortable clothing) and children participate together throughout the class.

Please Note: THIS IS A NON-RECITAL CLASS. Tuition includes dancer and a parent/caregiver.

Class Attire

  • Pink leotard
  • Pink tights
  • Pink ballet shoes

Adult Classes

Calling All Ladies & Gents!

You’ve done things for your kids all day long. Now do something FUN for yourself! Exercise, meet new friends, and laugh! These are only some of the reasons you should enroll in our Adult Dance Program. We offer classes in Ballet, Tap, and Hip Hop, and Contemporary with performance opportunities, too. So dust off your dancing shoes and come join us!

Class Attire

Tap Class:

  • Any color leotard
  • Any color tights
  • Black tap shoes

Ballet Class:

  • Anything you can move in
  • Black hip-hop shoes or sneakers

Hip-Hop Class:

  • Anything you can move in

Contact Info:

  • 610-495-4700
  • info@janebaronsacademyofdance.com
  • artisticdirector@janebaronsacademyofdance.com

Limerick Studio:

  • 292 West Ridge Pike Building C, Suite 201 Limerick, PA 19468

Spring Valley YMCA:

  • 19 W Linfield Rd. Royersford, PA 19468
Monday 4pm-10pm
Tuesday & Wednesday 9am-12pm
1pm-3pm
4pm-10pm
Thursday 9am-12pm
4pm-10pm
Friday 4pm-8pm
Saturday 9am-1pm
Sunday CLOSED

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