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Pure Dance Works Program Flow

Dewdrop and Sparkle students move naturally through our research-based and developmentally-based early childhood programs from ages 0-6. Once they reach 7 years old, they enter the Ripple Program, a seven-year course of study in their chosen dance styles. Finally, those who have charted their course with determination reach the Grad Collab, our exclusive graduate program. Click on the program names to learn more about each level.

  • Dewdrop: Our cherished baby program that focuses on nurturing tiny lives  as they unfold. Caregivers are supported and guided in providing stimulating experiences for their little ones. Infants begin in Kindermusik Foundations and progress through Levels 1, 2, & 3 by the time they reach pre-schoool as 3 and 4 year-olds. Kindermusik is an excellent pre-cursor to dance classes and instrument lessons.
  • Sparkle: Our beloved early childhood program that focuses on enchanting moments that share the magic of movement with children aged 3-6 through the highly acclaimed Leap ‘N Learn curriculum. Intentional lesson plans foster developmental progress, and each level of accomplishment is celebrated as children move from pre-school abilities to primary level accomplishments. Class placement is based on the student’s age as of 10/1, and all classes have a twelve-month age range to ensure similar developmental abilities at each level. ​​​​
  • Ripple: Our signature program for children ages 7-18 that prepares students for the art of performing. As students progress through the Ripple Levels, their technique and artistry are honed in ever-increasing levels of competency. This 7-year course of study is comprised of five levels. Our intention in this program is to develop dancers who are well-rounded performers as we continue to protect the innocence of childhood.
  • Grad Collab: The reward for dedicated students ages 14-18. Students who complete all five levels of the Ripple program graduate into the Grad Collab. Here students and instructors collaborate on choreography and even class content. This achievement is the icing on the cake of a dancer's training at Pure Dance Works.

Impact Program: Learn To Dance, Learn To Lead 

  • Impact: Our leadership initiative program for students ages 12 -18 who aspire to become professional dance teachers, Impact participants apprentice as classroom helpers, assistants, and eventually, student teachers, as they progress through a graduated training program designed to prepare leaders in the studio, on stage, and beyond. 

A La Carte Classes For Current Or New Students

  • Splash: A special set of a la carte classes for young performers designed to add a splash of delight throughout the year. 

    • Kindermusik Adventures Camps are designed to offer just the right balance of structure and spontaneity, of group play and individual exploration, and to offer the stability and gentle guidance needed to nurture creativity in the very young. For children ages 6 months - 7 years and a caregiver, these fun, multi-age camps offer families a chance to attend together. Adventures Camps meet for 45 minutes/week for 5 weeks.

    • The Little Dancer Series classes for ages 3-6 are one-day events that consist of a 2-hour class based on a popular theme. Dancing, crafts, and delightful discovery sessions are rounded out with a special parent performance just before noon. Often, there is a visit from a special guest too! 

    • Pure Performance Camp - This highly popular half-day summer camp for ages 7-12 gives students an immersive experience of putting on a showcase in 5 days. It’s a lot of fun, with surprises every day. The core intention with Pure Performance Camp is to build confidence and concentrates on developing resilience within children. Come all week or just the days that fit your schedule.