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Steppin' Out Academy of Dance, 5350 Route 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078, Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Contemporary, Acrobatics, or Competition Dance, Baton Twirling, Acting and Musical Theatre classes, adult dance classes and children's dance classes.

DANCE CLASSES

A variety of dance styles for students of all experience and levels

Dance Class Phases

DANCE CLASS PHASES

Steppin’ Out offers a variety of classes for students starting at age 18 months through adults. Our classes are for students of all levels including beginner, intermediate, advanced, and competitive levels.

Dance Class Schedule: Due to the security and safety of our students; Steppin' Out will not post a schedule online.  
Please Contact the studio directly via email or phone. New classes times continue to grow.

For more information please call at 610-760-9602 or send us an email

Steppin' Out Academy of Dance, 5350 Route 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078, adult dance classes and children's dance classes, Acro/Gym, Adult Tap, Adult Ballet/Jazz Mix, Ballet, Contemporary, Creative/Improv, Flag, Rifle & Knife twirling, Hip Hop, Jazz, Jazz Pointe, Kindertot, Modern/Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Pointe, Pilates, Tap, Twirling & Competitive Twirling
Steppin' Out Academy of Dance, 5350 Route 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078, Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Contemporary, Acrobatics, or Competition Dance, Baton Twirling, Acting and Musical Theatre classes, adult dance classes and children's dance classes.
Steppin' Out Academy of Dance, children's dance classes at 5350 Route 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078

DANCE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS 

  • Acro/Gym
    The class is centered on all of the fundamentals & technique to teach students flexibility, balance, muscle control, & strength. Tricks are depending on level and are based on the development levels of each student. The class is all floor work with the usage of mats, various gymnastic equipment, & hand props. Attire consists of a basic leotard; short sleeve or tank & Acro shoes. All body wear is obtainable at the studio. Hair is to be placed in a low bun or side tails. Absolutely NO Jewelry.
  • Adult Ballet | Adult Tap | Adult Jazz
    Class levels are for the Beginner, and Intermediate levels. Students with multiple years of previous uninterrupted training should consult with the director. For students 20+ in age Class times are 45min - 1 hour
  • Ballet | Multi Levels | Ages 9 - Adult
    Class Description: Students learn classical Ballet Technique and Terminology. Class consists of barre work, center work, and across the floor combinations. Ballet curriculum is of both French and Russian methods. Ballet Ⅰ - ages 9-12, 3/4 hour. Ballet ⅠⅠ - ages 13+, 1 hour. Dancewear for this class: Girls - Black leotard, pink tights, pink split sole slippers, hair in bun, Ballet skirts are allowed but not mandatory Boys - White tank, black knee shorts, black leather split sole slippers
  • Ballet & Tap Combo or Ballet & Jazz Combo | Ages 5-8
    Children under the age of 5, refer to Kindertot Class Description: We offer 1 hour combo classes for this age group to continually build on Fundamental Skills of such genres while still working on balance, coordination, flexibility, imagination, and musicality. Ages 5-8 Dancewear for this class: Girls - Black leotard, pink or tan tights, Ballet/Jazz - pink leather Ballet shoes and tan Oxfords, Ballet/Tap - pink leather Ballet shoes and white TieTap Boys - white tank or tee, black shorts, black leather Ballet shoes, tan Oxfords and/or black Tap Oxfords
  • Baton Twirling | Rifle | Flag
    The class of Twirling & Competitive Twirling combines dance, agility, coordination, & flexibility while manipulating a single or multiple baton, flag, or rifle accompanied by music. Class is 30 minutes for children age 5-9 and 45 minutes for children 10+. Twirling requires skillful coordination and extraordinary control of the body. Additionally it requires flexibility in order to properly execute all of the elements of twirling, dance, and acro/gym. We recommend that students also take a Ballet and/or Jazz class along with their Baton Twirling / Rifle / Flag class. Dance attire consists of a leotard, dance short, and Jazz shoes.
  • Contemporary
    Class Description: This style of dance originated out of Europe and America. It is best described as a dance style of its own. A fusion of ballet and Jazz incorporating personal expression, musicality, and technical skill. It is best that students include Ballet and Jazz class while taking contemporary class. 45 minutes - ages 9-12 1 hour - ages 13 and above Dancewear for this class: Girls - Black leotard, tan footless tights, dance paws or pirouette shoes. Dance knee pads. (half-soles) Boys - Black knee-length shorts, white tee, dance paws or pirouette shoes. Dance knee pads. (half-soles)
  • Friend & Me Program | Ages 18-36 months (3 years)
    Class Description: The Friend & Me Program is a creative movement class for our petite ages 18-36 months (3 years) and is 45 minute long. This is a VERY popular class at Steppin Out. Perfect for children who may need a little more time separating from Mommy, Daddy or other caregivers. Parents and/or caregivers actively participate in class as the children learn the basics of dance, movement and terminology through song, stories and games. We also focus on building self confidence as they grow. We use many props to help discover their imaginations and basic motor skills. Ages: 18 months to 3 years old Classes: (Check back for new additional times.) Wednesday: 11-11:30 AM Thursday: 5-530 PM Saturday: 9-9:30 AM Dancewear for this class: Children: Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes Parent and/or caregiver: yoga and/or activewear, sneakers or ballet shoes
  • Hip Hop
    Class Description: Hip Hop is a high-energy class that encourages students to step "out of the box" to add their own individuality and personality to their dance moves. All music used is age appropriate. We also combine the technique used in Jazz class, so we advise students to take the Jazz class along with Hip Hop. We add to the mix the latest styles of street dance with break dance. Pre Hip Hop - ages 6-7 Hip Hop Ⅰ - ages 8-10 Hip Hop ⅠⅠ - ages 11 - 13 Hip Hop ⅠⅠⅠ - ages 14+ Dancewear for this class: Girls - Black leotard, tan tights, booty shorts or cut off sweatpants worn over tights, hair back, Hip Hop sneakers. Boys - Color tee, black sweatpants, Hip Hop sneakers
  • Hip Hop Tap
    Hip Hop and Tap are united in this class where both genres compliment each other. The genre of Tap and Hip Hop dance is a vibrant form of dance that with the freestyle movements and the procession sounds of the foot produce a dance form that in the end results in creating a cultural piece of art for both the ear and eye. This is a class style that is best for a student of preteen (12) and above, and for a student that takes a class of Hip Hop & Tap.
  • Jazz | Multi Levels
    Class Description: All level classes in Jazz focus on proper technique, body isolations, and improving the quality of performance throughout the body while learning rhythm and patterns. Students will learn both street style and Broadway styles of movement along with flexibility exercises, terminology, and counts. Each class consists of stretch, isolation work, and center and across the floor combinations. Jazz Ⅰ - ages 9-12, 3/4 hour. Jazz ⅠⅠ - ages 13+, 1 hour. Dancewear for this class: Girls - Black Jazz split-sole Oxfords - Level Ⅰ, black Jazz split-sole boot - Level ⅠⅠ. Black leotard, tan tights, dance shorts (per teacher's discretion), and dance knee pads (per teacher's discretion) Boys - Fitted tee, black knee shorts, shoes (refer to girls' description)
  • Jazz Pointe
    A combination of both genres & techniques to form a more diversified upbeat form of dance. To take part in this class; each student must also participate and study in the class of Pointe & Jazz. This class is for students age 13 & above.
  • Kindertot | Age 3-5
    Class Description: One hour class - Suitable for ages 3-5. This is a ballet, tap, and creative mix. An introduction into the basic steps and choreography of creative movement, ballet, and tap. The use of age-appropriate music and many hand props are used to teach balance, rhythm and to explore each child's imagination. We also will touch a bit on Pre-jazz, Acro or Baton. Dancewear for this class: Girls - Black leotard, pink or tan tights, white tap shoes, pink ballet shoes Boys - White tee shirt, black shorts, black tap shoes, black ballet shoes
  • Lyrical
    Class Description: A class of expression through movement and interpretation. This class is geared for the older student studying at an intermediate to advanced level. This dance genre combines techniques taught in Ballet, Jazz, and Modern classes. Dancewear for this class: Girls - Black leotard, pink tights, pink split sole slippers, hair in bun, Ballet skirts are allowed but not mandatory Boys - White tank, black knee shorts, black leather split sole slippers
  • Modern
    Class Description: An expressive form of dance based on the philosophies of Graham, Horton, Hawkins, Brown, and Limon. Classes are designed to encourage a strong foundation in this dance form with an emphasis on individual expression and motion. 45 minutes - ages 9-12 1 hour - ages 13 and above Dancewear for this class: Girls - Black leotard - any sleeve style, tan tights, tan modern shoes Boys - Black over the knee shorts, white tee shirt or tank, tan modern shoes
  • Musical Theatre
    Class Description: Musical Theatre class consists of the focus of learning proper dance technique while studying dance styles used in Broadway Shows. The class curriculum is based on technique in Ballet, Jazz, and even some Tap. This will include warmup, stretch, across the floor progressions, and combinations. Class will also focus on stage skills through dance moves and facial expressions. Ages 9+ 3/4 - 1 hour class Dancewear for this class: Black Jazz split-sole boot, black leotard, tan tights, dance shorts (per teacher's discretion), dance knee pads (per teacher's discretion) Boys - Fitted tee, black shorts to the knee, black Jazz split-sole boot
  • Pointe
    Class Description: All Pointe classes require additional Ballet classes. Age is at the instructor's discretion, starting at age 11 with Pre-Pointe. Students must take a year at Pre-Pointe before advancing to Pointe. Pointe: Students will be using all techniques in class. Each class consists of barre work, center floor work, and combinations both center and across the floor. Levels will be at instructor discretion. Pre-Pointe - 3/4 hour, Pointe - 1 hour. Dancewear for this class: Girls - Black leotard, pink tights, pink split sole slippers, hair in bun, Ballet skirts are allowed but not mandatory Boys - White tank, black knee shorts, black leather split sole slippers
  • Special Needs
    There are many benefits of dance for Special Needs students, regardless of their different abilities. These dance classes include overall fitness for both the body and mind. Improvements in their flexibility, motor skills, and strength. A confidence and self esteem booster. The relief of stress and dance opens an outlet of imagination and creativity. A dance class is a fun and safe environment for each student to learn and grow. Plus the students bond with each other and support one another for a common goal. Class times range from 45-60 minutes, depending on class size.
  • Stretch, Turn, & Leap
    This class is for anyone whom wishes to improve their flexibility, dance turns, dance leaps and jumps. It will suit any dancer who is looking to improve their other dance classes, or even for the individual whom is looking to improve their own flexibility and mobility. This class is for ages 12 & above. 45-60 min., depending on class size.
  • Tap | Multi Levels
    Class Description: A class of expression through movement and interpretation. This class is geared for the older student studying at an intermediate to advanced level. This dance genre combines techniques taught in Ballet, Jazz, and Modern classes. 1 hour class Some critics say that Tap dance is the purest form of dance, because the art produces its own music. Dancewear for this class: Girls - Black leotard, pink tights, pink split sole slippers, hair in bun, Ballet skirts are allowed but not mandatory Boys - White tank, black knee shorts, black leather split sole slippers
Dance Attire

OVERALL DANCE ATTIRE

Positively no bare feet will be permitted in class. All students are required to wear the above proper dance wear. Please come to class with the proper dance and foot wear, what the student wears on their body and feet is extremely important to their dance training, spotting by the teacher and support to prevent dance injury. Note: Shoes need to be purchased through the studio to ensure proper fitting, quality for the money spent, and the uniformity of color tone and shoe style. Purchases made thru the studio are discounted for all Steppin' Out students.

  • All students should have all dance attire & shoes acquired prior to the start of the first class.

  • No shirts, sweats or baggy clothing will be allowed over dance wear during class time.

  • Due to durability & uniformity - All shoes must be of the Leo, Revolution, Weissman/Balero or Danshuz brand.

  • No jewelry or cell phones allowed in class.

  • Hair must be tied back and off of the face.

Dance wear is available at Steppin' Out Academy's of Dance store. Families of Steppin Out receive studio purchase discounts of dance wear. Contact us to learn more.

GIRLS' DANCE ATTIRE

  • Black leotard - tank, short, or long sleeve

  • Pink or Tan tights must be worn

  • Skirts & dance shorts allowed

  • Pink leather ballet shoes - full sole for beginner and intermediate, split sole for intermediate advanced, advanced & professional level

  • White tie tap shoes - Beginner Level

  • Tan Mary Janes - Intermediate Level 1 & 2

  • Black split sole Oxford - Advanced Level

  • White Acro shoes

  • Tan jazz oxfords - full sole - beginner level

  • Black jazz oxfords - full sole - intermediate level

  • Black jazz oxfords - split sole - intermediate-adv. & advanced level

  • Black Gore Boot - senior level and dance company

  • Beige Lyrical Sandal - Modern/Lyrical class

  • Illusion Foot Paws/Pads - Contemporary

  • Hip Hop - Cami or tank, knit capri, knee pads, jam sneakers

BOYS' DANCE ATTIRE

  • Black boys/mens oxfords - Tap

  • Black jazz oxford - Jazz

  • White tank or fitted shirt

  • Black cutoffs or basketball shorts

Steppin' Out Academy of Dance, 5350 Route 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078, adult dance classes and children's dance classes.

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Steppin' Out Academy of Dance offers: Dance Teams, located at 5350 Route 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078
Steppin' Out Academy of Dance's Dance Teams offers Dance competiton with Steppin' Out Academy of Dance.
Steppin' Out Academy of Dance's Dance Teams offers dance competiton.

STEPPIN' OUT DANCE TEAMS

Our dance team, the Steppin' Out Starlites, are a specialized group of dancers whom tryout and perform/compete at various dance competitions and dance based venues thru out the tri state area representing our studio. The dancers take additional classes on top of their regular dance program to better their technique in all the genres they preform.

To be considered on the team, each dancer MUST be dedicated and be willing to work extremely hard; both at the studio and at home. All of the team members and their parents work together as a group and form a special bond and friendship. It is very rewarding to all our members and their family.  Student must take part in a Ballet class on top of the other weekly class offerings specified for team.

Outside of the awards, many competitions also offer financial scholarships to many of the dancers to use for furthering their education in dance, whether it be their own studio or for the college of their choice.

Tryouts are scheduled for August.  Please speak to Miss Pam if interested.

Dance Teams:

  • Adult:  Ages 19 & above 

  • Motivators: Ages 14-18

  • Broadway Babes: Ages 8-13

  • Itsy Bitsy: Ages 4-7

  • Solo's, Duo's, & Trio's: See Miss Pam for schedule and age range

For more information please call at 610-760-9602 or send us an email

Danc Teams

ADULT DANCE CLASSES

Steppin’ Out is one of very few dance studios in the Lehigh Valley offering classes for Adults, ages 19 +. 

It is fun exercise, muscle strength, and social interaction. BRING A FRIEND!!

Classes scheduled for evenings:

Ballet/Stretch- Mon. 7:45

Tap n Sip - Weds. 7:45 (note: you must be 21 for Sip)

Jazz/Stretch - Tues, 8:30

Note: new class times forming, please inform studio of availabilities

  • Classes for all levels of experience

  • ​Ballet/Stretch Mix, and Tap / Jazz

  • Dresswear - Yoga pants, tee/tank, and dance shoes.

  • No recital unless requested

For more information please call at 610-760-9602 or send us an email

Adult Dance Classes at Steppin' Out Academy of Dance, 5350 Route 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078
Adult Dance Classes
Dance Movement at Steppin’ Out Academy of Dance, Friend & Me program offers your child music, movement, motor skill and social skill development.

Class Description: Our Friend n Me class is VERY popular at Steppin Out.
Forty Five minute class - This is a creative movement class for our petite ages 18-36 months (3 years). Perfect for children who may need a little more time separating from Mommy, Daddy or other caregivers. Parents and/or caregivers actively participate in class as the children learn the basics of dance, movement and terminology through song, stories and games. We also focus on building self confidence as they grow. We use many props to help discover their imaginations and basic motor skills. 

FRIEND & ME PROGRAM

Steppin’ Out’s Friend & Me program offers your child music, movement, motor skill and social skill development, bonding time, and encourages friendship with one another. Dance movement enhances attention spans (add more), all to fun, and interactive music.

Age:

  • 18 months to 3 years old

Classes: (Check back for new additional times.)

  • Thursday: 5-545 PM 

  • Saturday: 9:30-10:15AM 

Dancewear for this class:

  • Children: Black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes

  • Parent and/or caregiver: yoga and/or activewear, sneakers or ballet shoes

For more information please call at 610-760-9602 or send us an email

Friend and me program

BIRTHDAY PARTY RENTAL

Share Your Special Day at Steppin’ Out! Looking for a fun and entertaining birthday party venue for your child? Steppin’ Out has all the amenities to throw a great party. We provide entertainment, music, games, and even a party bag for all your guests. 

We provide ample time for cake/snack service, as well as gift opening and additional games as desired by the family.

Please notify the studio five days prior to the party with final tally of attending children plus adults.

For more information or to schedule an event, please call at 610-760-9602 or send us an email

Steppin' Out Academy of Dance offers Birthday Party Rentals at 5350 Route 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078.
Party Venue at Steppin' Out Academy of Dance, 5350 Route 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078
Party Rentals at 5350 Route 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078
Birthday Parties

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • 2-hour party & clean up time

  • 1-hour combination of dance, music, tumble, and games

  • Party table and chairs

  • Plates and forks for cake/desserts

  • ½-hour for snacks/food/cake (provided by family)

  • ½-hour for gift opening, party games, face painting, beauty station/or boy activities

  • Party bags (w/room for any additions by parents)

COST AND CONDITIONS:

Total Cost:

  • $275.00 (up to 17 children)

  • $18.00 for each additional child

  • We require a $210.00 non-refundable deposit that is deducted from the total cost

Note: Deposit is due 2-weeks prior to the party and balance is due prior to start of the party. Please notify the studio 5-days prior to the party date with the total number of children attending.

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