Our Classes

Join us from January 9th to May 13th at our new studio location in Piedmont at 2344 Nanticoke Street near Piedmont Elementary School. At the end of the Spring session dancers will have a performance opportunity at our Spring Recital on Saturday, May 13th.

* Prices listed are per class per semester. A once per semester registration fee of $15 will be added per family. 

** Ages are based on student's age by the end of the semester 2023.

Leotard and shoe links go to discountdance.com store. Please order the described dance attire. At the time of checkout, in the "Coupon or Teacher Code" line use 130680 and this can save you at times 20%. This also supports our studio. Discount Dance carries all style of dance shoes and tights. 

Ages 2-3

Ages 4-7

Ages 11-18 and Teen/Adult Classes

Creative Movement

Teacher: Madison Parks 

Time: Thursdays 10:45 - 11:15 am

Dancers will learn spatial awareness in our dance setting, basic movements and rhythm and combine dance steps to a beat.

Dress Code

Girls  | any color/style leotard with optional skirt, pink ballet shoes, pink tights 

Boys  | brown/black pants, any color shirt, black ballet shoes

Toddler Tap

Teacher: Madison Parks 

Time: Thursdays 11:15-11:45am

Ages 2-3. This class is designed for our tinniest tappers. Dancers will learn beginner Tap steps and gain a sense of rhythm.

Dress Code

Girls  | any color/style leotard with optional skirt, pink ballet shoes, pink tights 

Boys  | brown/black pants, any color shirt, black ballet shoes

Toddler Ballet

Teacher: Kallia Dwuznik

Time: Saturday 9:15-9:45am

Ages 2-3. This class is an outlet for your dancer to use their creativity while learning beginner ballet steps.

Dress Code

Girls  | any color/style leotard with optional skirt, pink ballet shoes, pink tights 

Boys  | brown/black pants, any color shirt, black ballet shoes

Jazz Fusion

Teacher: Kallia Dwuznik

Time: Monday 6:30 - 7:15pm

In this upbeat class your dancer will learn a fusion of Jazz and Contemporary with both fast and slow movements.

Dress Code

Girls  |  any color leotard, pink tights, black jazz shoes

Boys  |  black/brown pants, any color shirt, black jazz shoes

Teen/Adult Jazz and Modern

Teacher: Jenny Chladek

Time: Wednesday 7:45 - 8:30pm

Price: $176 per semester

This class combines the upbeat dance style of Jazz with the focus and strength of Modern Dance. Jazz offers a quicker pace while Modern teaches the dancer to slow down and concentrate on movement.

Dress Code

Girls  |  clothes you can move freely in, Footundeez needed for modern, black jazz shoes for jazz 

Boys  |  clothes you can move freely in, Footundeez needed for modern, black jazz shoes for jazz 

Teen/Adult Jazz and Musical Theater

Teacher: Brianna Hall-Nelson

Time: Thursday 7:15 - 8:00pm

Price: $165 per semester

The class builds a foundation of movement skills commonly found in musical theater choreography including jazz dance technique and movement improvisation. Combinations will give students the opportunity to weave acting and storytelling into their dancing while exposing students to diverse musical theater styles.

Dress Code

Girls  | clothes you can move freely in and confident in, black jazz shoes for jazz 

Boys  | clothes you can move freely and confidently in, black jazz shoes for jazz 

Ballet 2 Ages 11-12

Teacher: Rachel Payne

Time: Friday 4:00 - 5:15pm 

Price: $168 per semester

Intermediate Ballet class, students will grow in their understanding of Ballet technique and movement. 3-4 years prior training recommended. Class transitions to 1 hour 15 minutes.

Dress Code

Girls  | Girls wear a Burgandy Ballet Leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes.Optional skirt in burgundy.

Boys  | brown/black pants, white shirt, black ballet shoes 

Advanced Ballet Ages 13-18

Teacher: Rachel Payne

Time: Friday 5:15 - 6:45pm

Price: $182 per semester

Advanced Ballet class, students will grow in their understanding of Ballet technique and movement. Dancers will continue to learn and expand on their training. 5-6 years prior training recommended. Class transitions to 1 hour 30 minutes.

Dress Code

Girls  |  Black Ballet Leotard,  pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Optional skirt in black.

Boys  | brown/black pants, white shirt, black ballet shoes

Teen/Adult Ballet

Teacher: Brianna Hall-Nelson

Time: Thursday 6:15 - 7:15pm

Price: $165 per semester

We will learn beginner ballet steps before moving to more intermediate ballet steps. This is a beginner ballet class with an inviting environment so you can have fun learning a new dance style!

Dress Code

Girls  | clothes you can move freely in, option to wear ballet attire of choice and pink ballet shoes 

Boys  | clothes you can move freely in and black ballet shoes 

Beginner Ballet Ages 4-7

Teacher: Rachel Payne

Time: Monday 4:00 - 4:45pm

Your dancer will learn basic ballet steps and creative movement. This class focuses on creative expression and dance technique in a fun and uplifting setting.

Dress Code

Girls  | Pink Ballet Leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Any color skirt or tutu allowed. 

Boys  | brown/black pants, any color shirt, black ballet shoes

Beginner Ballet Ages 4-7

Teacher: Madison Parks

Time: Tuesday 4:00 - 4:45pm

Your dancer will learn basic ballet steps and creative movement. This class focuses on creative expression and dance technique in a fun and uplifting setting.

Dress Code

Girls  | Pink Ballet Leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Any color skirt or tutu allowed. 

Boys  | brown/black pants, any color shirt, black ballet shoes

Beginner Ballet Ages 4-7

Teacher: Jenny Chladek

Time: Wednesday 5:30 - 6:15pm

Your dancer will learn basic ballet steps and creative movement. This class focuses on creative expression and dance technique in a fun and uplifting setting.

Dress Code

Girls  | Pink Ballet Leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Any color skirt or tutu allowed. 

Boys  | brown/black pants, any color shirt, black ballet shoes

Beginner Ballet Ages 4-7

Teacher: Kallia Dwuznik

Time: Saturday 9:45 - 10:30am 

Your dancer will learn basic ballet steps and creative movement. This class focuses on creative expression and dance technique in a fun and uplifting setting.

Dress Code

Girls  | Pink Ballet Leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Any color skirt or tutu allowed. 

Boys  | brown/black pants, any color shirt, black ballet shoes

Tap 1

Teacher: Rachel Payne

Time: Monday 4:45 - 5:30pm

Price: $176 per semester

Dancer will learn fundamental Tap steps and gain an understanding of rhythm and dancing to a beat.

Dress Code

Girls  | Class leotard if taking Ballet or any style Black leotard, pink tights, black tap shoes 

Boys  | brown/black pants, any color shirt, black tap shoes

Tap 1

Teacher: Madison Parks

Time: Tuesday 4:45 - 5:30pm

Dancer will learn fundamental Tap steps and gain an understanding of rhythm and dancing to a beat.

Dress Code

Girls  | Class leotard if taking Ballet or any style Black leotard, pink tights, black tap shoes 

Boys  | brown/black pants, any color shirt, black tap shoes

Jazz 1 and Hip Hop 1 Combo Ages 4-7

Teacher: Madison Parks

Time: Tuesday 5:30 - 6:15pm

In this fun, upbeat, high energy class dancers will learn the quick movements of Hip Hop as well as the smoother movements of Jazz.

Dress Code

Girls  |  anything she can move comfortably in/feels confident in (no jeans); clean sneakers only to be worn to dance class are preferable for hip hop; black jazz shoes needed for jazz 

Boys  |  anything he can move comfortably in/feels confident in (no jeans); clean sneakers only to be worn to dance class are preferable for hip hop; black jazz shoes needed for jazz 

Lyrical 1 Ages 6-9

Teacher: Kallia Dwuznik

Time: Mondays 7:15-8:00pm

This Level 1 Lyrical class will combine modern dance with some ballet technique for a free-flowing, full-body movement and expressive class. It will be fun strengthening and beautiful! Dress:clothes you can move freely in.

Dress Code

Girls  |  anything you can move comfortably in/feel confident in (no jeans); Footundeez needed for lyrical

Boys  |  anything you can move comfortably in/feel confident in (no jeans); Footundeez needed for lyrical

Younger Adaptive Dance Class

Teacher: Rachel Payne

Time: Thursday 4:00 - 4:45pm

Price: Free

This class is for those with physical and/or cognitive disabilities. This class focuses on creating community, stretching, learning ballet steps and having fun!

Dress Code

Girls  |  any color/style leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes 

Boys  |  black/brown pants, white shirt, black ballet shoes

Pre-Pointe and Pointe 1

Teacher: Rachel Payne

Time: Thursday 4:45 - 5:30pm

Price: $165 per semester

Pre-pointe is a specialized class to strengthen the muscles in the feet to prepare them for pointe work. In this class we use different exercises to develop these muscles. Pre-Pointe usually begins around age 12 when the bones have slowed their growing, but placement is at the discretion of the teacher. We typically work in pre-point for at least a year before we begin pointe class with pointe shoes. Pointe 1 is the very first Pointe level where students get Pointe shoes and begin to learn basic pointe steps and strengthening. Taking Ballet 2 or Advanced Ballet class alongside this class is required. 

Dress Code

Girls  | Ballet class leotard, transitional tights, ballet shoes and this theraband

Boys I  Clothes you can move freely in and black tap shoes 

Pointe 2

Teacher: Rachel Payne

Time: Tuesday 4:45 - 5:30pm

Price: $176 per semester

Pointe class is an advanced class a dancer can take after completing Pre-Pointe classes. This is the an exciting milestone for a ballet dancer, a class that you train many years to be able to join. Taking the Advanced Ballet class alongside this class is required. Pointe shoes are required. 

Dress Code

Girls  | Class Leotard, tights, Pointe Shoes (must have taken Pointe 1 or have Previous Pointe Experience)

Teen/Adult Tap 2

Teacher: Brianna Hall-Nelson

Time: Thursday 5:30 - 6:15pm

Price: $165 per semester

The second level of Tap this class and goes through more intermediate Tap steps. This class is taught by the talented Brianna Hall who has experience choreographing and teaching Tap with The Duluth Playhouse and is excited to share her knowledge at Salt and Light.

Dress Code

Girls | Option to wear leotard or clothes you can move freely in and black tap shoes

Boys  | clothes you can move freely in, option to wear ballet attire of choice and pink ballet shoes 

Lyrical 2

Teacher: Jenny Chladek

Time: Wednesday 6:15 - 7:00pm 

Price: $176 per semester

This class will combine modern dance with some ballet technique for a free-flowing, full-body movement and expressive class. It will be fun strengthening and beautiful! 

Dress Code

Girls | Option to wear leotard or clothes you can move freely in and anything you can move comfortably in/feel confident in (no jeans); Footundeez 

Boys  | clothes you can move freely in Footundeez 

Hip Hop 2

Teacher: Jenny Chladek

Time: Wednesday 7:00 - 7:45pm

Price: $176 per semester

Focus of this class is to learn how to move in new different ways, body awareness, choreography retention, and of course fun! Dancers will learn how to find and move to the beat of the music while also adding their own individualism to the steps.

Dress Code

Girls  | anything she can move comfortably in/feels confident in (no jeans); clean sneakers only to be worn to dance class are preferable for hip hop

Boys | anything you can move comfortably in/feel confident in (no jeans); clean sneakers only to be worn to dance class are preferable for hip hop

Creative Worship 2 Ages 12 and Up

Teacher: Kallia Dwuznik

Time: Tuesday 7:00 - 7:45pm

Price: $176 per semester

This is the second level of creative Worship 1, offered to our older students. This class is focused on worship, both through choreographed dances and improvisational dance. The class will grow dancers in their dance skills, while allowing them to experience the power of worshiping God through movement. A portion of the class will be spent in a mentorship program, where we will pray, discuss and dream about how we can use worship and dance ministry to impact our city. A few times a year, students may participate in a local outreach or performance (for example retirement home performances, ministry in refugee communities, etc).

Dress Code

Girls  |  any color leotard, pink ballet shoes, pink tights 

Boys  | brown/black pants, any color shirt, black ballet shoes

Contemporary Ages 11 and Over

Teacher: Rachel Payne

Time: Wednesday 4:00 - 4:45pm

Price: $176 per semester

This introductory class will have steps similar to jazz, but also add moves from modern, lyrical, and ballet.The focus of the class is to connect emotion to movement. 

Dress Code

Girls  |  any color leotard, pink ballet shoes or Footundeez, pink tights 

Boys  | brown/black pants, any color shirt, black ballet shoes or Footundeez 

Younger Adaptive Dance Class ages up to 18

Teacher: Rachel Payne

Time: Thursday 4:00 - 4:45pm

Price: Free

This class is for those with physical and/or cognitive disabilities. This class focuses on creating community, stretching, learning ballet steps and having fun!

Dress Code

Girls  | Any color/style leotard, Pink tights and Pink ballet shoes 

Boys | Any color shirt, black/brown pants and black ballet shoes 

Ages 8-10

Creative Worship 2 Ages 12 and Up

Teacher: Kallia Dwuznik

Time: Tuesday 7:00 - 7:45pm

Price: $176 per semester

This is the second level of creative Worship 1, offered to our older students. This class is focused on worship, both through choreographed dances and improvisational dance. The class will grow dancers in their dance skills, while allowing them to experience the power of worshiping God through movement. A portion of the class will be spent in a mentorship program, where we will pray, discuss and dream about how we can use worship and dance ministry to impact our city. A few times a year, students may participate in a local outreach or performance (for example retirement home performances, ministry in refugee communities, etc).

Dress Code

Girls  |  any color leotard, pink ballet shoes, pink tights 

Boys  | brown/black pants, any color shirt, black ballet shoes

Teen/Adult Jazz and Modern

Teacher: Jenny Chladek

Time: Wednesday 7:45 - 8:30pm

Price: $176 per semester

This class combines the upbeat dance style of Jazz with the focus and strength of Modern Dance. Jazz offers a quicker pace while Modern teaches the dancer to slow down and concentrate on movement.

Dress Code

Girls  |  clothes you can move freely in, Footundeez needed for modern, black jazz shoes for jazz 

Boys  | clothes you can move freely in, Footundeez needed for modern, black jazz shoes for jazz 

Adult Adaptive Dance Class ages 18 & over

Teacher: Rachel Payne

Time: Thursday 3:00 - 4:00pm

Price: Free

This class is for those with physical and/or cognitive disabilities. This class focuses on creating community, stretching, learning ballet steps and having fun!

Dress Code

Girls  | Black leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet shoes. Option to wear skirt

Boys  | Black/brown pants, shirt of any color, black ballet shoes 

Ballet 1

Teacher: Rachel Payne

Time: Monday 5:30 - 6:30pm

This class is the next level of Ballet class where students will be introduced to more challenging movements and learning more terminology and dance skills.

Dress Code

Girls  | Light Blue Ballet Leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Optional skirt in light blue.

Boys  | brown/black pants, white shirt, black ballet shoes

Tap 1

Teacher: Rachel Payne

Time: Monday 4:45 - 5:30pm

Price: $176 per semester

Dancer will learn fundamental Tap steps and gain an understanding of rhythm and dancing to a beat.

Dress Code

Girls  | Class leotard if taking Ballet or any style Black leotard, pink tights, black tap shoes 

Boys  | brown/black pants, any color shirt, black tap shoes

Jazz Fusion

Teacher: Kallia Dwuznik

Time: Monday 6:30 - 7:15pm

Price: $176 per semester

In this upbeat class your dancer will learn a fusion of jazz and contemporary with both fast and slow movements.

Dress Code

Girls  |  any color leotard, pink tights, black jazz shoes

Boys  |  black/brown pants, white shirt, black jazz shoes

Creative Worship 1 Ages 8-11

Teacher: Kallia Dwuznik

Time: Monday 7:15 - 8:00pm 

Price: $154 per semester

This class is focused on worship, both through choreographed dances and improvisational dance. The class will grow dancers in their dance skills, while allowing them to experience the power of worshiping God through movement. A portion of the class will be spent in a mentorship program, where we will pray, discuss and dream about how we can use worship and dance ministry to impact our city. A few times a year, students may participate in a local outreach or performance (for example retirement home performances, ministry in refugee communities, etc).

Dress Code

Girls  |  any color leotard, pink ballet shoes, pink tights

Boys  |  black/brown pants, white shirt, black ballet shoes

Lyrical 2

Teacher: Jenny Chladek

Time: Wednesday 6:15 - 7:00pm

Price: $176 per semester

This class will combine modern dance with some ballet technique for a free-flowing, full-body movement and expressive class. It will be fun strengthening and beautiful!

Dress Code

Girls  | anything you can move comfortably in/feel confident in (no jeans); Footundeez needed for feet

Boys  | anything you can move comfortably in/feel confident in (no jeans); Footundeez needed for feet

Hip Hop 2

Teacher: Jenny Chladek

Time: Wednesday 7:00 - 7:45pm

Price: $176 per semester

Focus of this class is to learn how to move in new different ways, body awareness, choreography retention, and of course fun! Dancers will learn how to find and move to the beat of the music while also adding their own individualism to the steps.

Dress Code

Girls  | anything she can move comfortably in/feels confident in (no jeans); clean sneakers only to be worn to dance class are preferable for hip hop

Boys  | anything he can move comfortably in/feels confident in (no jeans); clean sneakers only to be worn to dance class are preferable for hip hop

Younger Adaptive Dance Class

Teacher: Rachel Payne

Time: Thursday 4:00 - 4:45pm

Price: Free

This class is for those with physical and/or cognitive disabilities. This class focuses on creating community, stretching, learning ballet steps and having fun!

Dress Code

Girls  |  any color/style leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes 

Boys  |  black/brown pants, white shirt, black ballet shoes