Baton twirling is an artistic and aerobic sport that combines dance and acro skills, while manipulating one, two or three batons. Baton is done individually, in pairs and in teams. Forte's twirling program aims to educate students about baton twirling, develop skills and provide performance opportunities in the community. Batons are provided for use during class, or students may purchase their own baton in-studio. Click here to learn more about specific classes!
Acro (or acro-dance) is the fusion of classic dance technique and the precision and athleticism of acrobatic elements. Forte's acro-dance program follows the Acrobatic Arts syllabus and is taught by a certified instructor. The only equipment used during class is a variety of mats, which are provided. Click here to learn more about specific classes!
Ballet is the foundation of all dance and we are proud to offer ballet to all ages! From our Itty Bitty Ballet class to our more intense classes for older dancers, our students learn the importance of technique and body awareness through the lens of ballet. Forte's ballet curriculum is taught by a former professional ballerina with years of experience. Click here to learn more about specific classes!
Jazz places an emphasis on strength, rhythm and flexibility! These classes are for dancers who like personal style and expression. In this upbeat class, students will learn about modern dance techniques and combinations to contemporary, age-appropriate music. Click here to learn more about specific classes!