Movement classes start at 9 months with a combination of parent and teacher instruction. As dancers gain confidence and independence they can progress to Tippy Toes class as early as 2 years old.
A fusion of classic dance technique with precision, athleticism, and acrobatic elements. Each level incrementally builds flexibility, strength, balance, limbering, and tumbling skills.
Bloom Fine Arts
Chara’s curriculum based bridge program for children 3-6 years old. Kids discover their creativity and develop a love for learning through visual arts, music, and movement.
Beginner Ballet, Tap, and Jazz classes are available for dancers ages 3 – 6 with the added option of Hip Hop for 5 & 6 year olds. Students progress with fellow dancers their age.
Is your dancer looking for more staged performance opportunities? Do they want to dance competitively at the next level? Learn more about Chara team auditions and opportunities.
Chara offers Graded Level dance classes in 7 different genres for students ages 7+. Evaluations are conducted bi-annually allowing each dancer to progress through levels at their own personal rate.
Special Needs Classes
Darby’s Dancers and DanceAbilities are programs available to Chara students with special needs who want to experience the JOY of dance at no additional cost to families. Trial classes are available for all students.
Music lessons consist of weekly 30 minute one-on-one music lessons with one of Chara’s fantastic instructors. Learn piano, acoustic guitar, voice, bass guitar, ukulele, or banjo!
Selecting the Genre of Dance That’s Right for You