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YDC HEELS LEVELS

This class level is suitable for all dancers from Beginner to Advanced. Teachers and assistants will offer variations and modifications to ensure all dancers are comfortable yet challenged during class. This class is foreveryone!

* No dance experience necessary! *

You’re a Beginner dancer if you love to dance at your local bar, but have never taken a formal dance class before. Or you have previous dance experience, but the last time you were in a dance class was over 5-6 years ago. 


Level Requirements

- No dance experience necessaryAll moves are completely broken down!

* Minimum 1 year of Heels Training * 


You’re an Advanced Beginner dancer if you have completed at least one full year of heels training. You have experience with YDC drills and are looking to improve your performance and choreography skills. Or you have previous dance experience, but the last time you were in a dance class was 1-2 years ago. 


Level Requirements

- Must have 1 year of heels dance training experience.

- Can execute a fast and slow strut without feeling off balance. 

- Can hold a bevel without feeling off balance. 

- Understands the basics of chest and hip isolation drills. 

- Experience learning heels choreography at a Beginner Level.

You’re a Beginner Intermediate dancer if you have completed at least two or more full years of heels training. You have deep experience with YDC drills and are looking to improve your performance,  choreography and technical skills. Or you have previous competitive dance experience in Jazz, Ballet or Hip Hop, but the last time you were in a dance class was about 1 year ago. 

 

Level Requirements

- Must have 2 or more years of heels dance training experience.  Or you have recent experience as a competitive dancer in Jazz, Ballet, or Hip Hop.

- Must exceed all the requirements of an Advanced Beginner Dancer. 

- Can execute a single pirouette while still working on technique. 

- Can pick up choreography confidently without feeling overwhelmed. 

- Can execute YDC heels drills confidently (chest & hip isolations, struts, melting pots, hip dips, weight transfers, turns) 

- Comfortable with structured improve and freestyle movement.

You’re an Intermediate dancer if you have completed at least three or more full years of heels training. You are technically proficient with YDC drills and are looking to improve your performance,  choreography and technical skills. Or you have previous competitive dance experience in Jazz, Ballet or Hip Hop.

 

Level Requirements

- Execute a clean single pirouette with proper technique.

- Can kick to 90-degree angleEasily pick up and remember 1-2 minutes of choreography during each rehearsal.

- Can do advanced drill sequence without exhaustion and/or stoppingCan execute a variety of dance styles (street funk/jazz/heels).

- Able to seamlessly transition between standing and floor work.