Frequently Asked Questions
What do you offer?
Dance to You offers quality dance education in a virtual platform. We offer two things:
1- Membership to our Dance Community where students and parents can benefit from resources to help them grow in dance education and experience. The DTY Community offers videos answering top questions about dance, interviews with professional dancers (coming soon!), downloadable resources and more with new resources being added each month. We also offer a free live workshop (DTY Live!) once a month to engage students in learning choreography in themes ranging from Sugar Plum to Cinderella!
2- Live Class Sessions with instructor feedback personalized to your student. We offer four week sessions of classes broken into levels. The class sessions are themed to incorporate learning the storylines and music of Classical Ballets, introducing ballet technique, and putting the two together into choreography time where students can quickly have a sense of accomplishment as they move to familiar works of music.
What makes our classes different?
Dance to You is excited to bring dance instruction right to your living room! While there are many places to stream virtual classes or recordings of dance instruction, we offer personalized attention to our students while they are in our classes.
Who is Dance to You for?
Dance to You is designed for dancers ages 4 and up (mature 3 year olds are welcome by exception) and levels beginner to intermediate. Our goal is twofold:
1- to help brand new students experience a taste of classical ballet to see if it’s something they would like to commit to in a bigger way (at either a local studio or in our virtual program)
2- to help currently dancing students have opportunities to learn from new instructors and expand their choreography repertoire
Does my student need any experience to try DTY?
No! We welcome brand new dancers. For students with some experience, we offer more challenging classes, and for students that have danced with us for longer periods of time, we will recommend the next level of instruction when they are ready to advance.
Does my student need special dancewear to take a class?
No, students do not need any special dancewear. You are welcome to purchase class attire, but students are fine to attend classes in comfortable attire such as leggings and t-shirt. (Note: please have students wear cartwheel shorts or leggings if they are wearing a dress for modesty.)
Students in beginning ballet and above are encouraged to wear fitted attire to help the instructor guide them in proper placement.
What equipment/space does my student need to take a class?
Students will need a device capable of supporting Zoom. It is highly recommended that each student participating do so from their own device to allow for adequate viewing by the instructor.
Students should choose a space in their home that allows for safe movement. We do not have specific requirements on the amount of space a student needs, and we set choreography and teach classes knowing that many people have limited room to move.
For students in Intro to Ballet and above, a chair is recommended to use as a barre.
What are the fees?
Membership in the DTY Community is free for the first month and $5 per month thereafter. DTY Live classes are $19 for a 4 week session for members. Additional students in the same family are half price.