Youth Dance Classes Fall 2018

Classes begin August 15, 2018 - December 5, 2018!

Teacher meet & greet on Wednesday, August 8th from 5-6pm! 

 

Youth Hip Hop- Wednesdays 5pm-6pm


Beginner/Intermediate Hip Hop class is for 1st through 5th grade. This class is designed to improve
fitness and gain knowledge of hip hop styles, body movement and terminology. Students in class will gain
strength and stamina to perform the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking.

Shoes required for class:
Hip Hop Sneakers OR
Black Jazz Shoes

This class will be taught by Alyssa Fessette while Ms. Stephanie has her baby! 

Youth Jazz , Wednesdays, 6-7pm


Beginner/Intermediate Jazz class is for students in 1st through 5th grade. This class is designed to include
such elements as kicks, leaps, turns, splits, and isolations. Students in class will participate in stretch and
strengthening exercises, floor work, across the floor progressions, and center floor combinations.

Shoes required for class:
Caramel Jazz Shoes

This class will be taught by Miranda Serna while Ms. Stephanie has her baby! 


Toddler Combo Class , Wednesdays, 9:15-10am


Toddler Combo is for children in pre school, ages 3-5 years of age. This class builds the basic
conditioning, flexibility and knowledge for young dancers to be ready to grow into all dance
styles. The focus is on Ballet which is the foundation of all dance styles and Tap which helps
young minds develop musicality. Children will learn to control their bodies as well as focus in a
way that will help them in all aspects of learning, even outside the dance studio.

Shoes required for class:
Pink Ballet Slippers
Black Tap Shoes

This class will be taught by Alyssa Fessette while Ms. Stephanie has her baby! 

 

Each class is $240 for the 16 week session

Prep Members receive 10% off each registration

 

Teacher Bio

Stephanie Biernat is a graduate of The University of Tampa. Her passion for dancing began when she was 4 years old and began attending classes at dance studios in New Jersey, including Ballet Technique, Central Jersey Dance Project ran by Dana Friscione, Dance Attitude, and All That Jazz ran by Debby Delpopolo. During this time, Stephanie dance competitively for nine years at Starbound and Showstoppers, where she earned various awards for both solo and team performances. Stephanie is trained in ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip-hop, tap, musical theater, and African. She has danced professionally at Six Flags Great Adventure in several shows, including The Whippersnappers, Gleek Karaoke, Looney Tunes Dance Off, We Got The Beat, Turn it Up, The Wiggles, and The Glow in the Park Parade. Stephanie has danced on the University of Tampa’s Dance Team, the Spartan Scarlets, and was a Captain and the Health and Fitness Director during her senior year. In addition, Stephanie has choreographed and danced for the University of Tampa’s Dance Happening, Night of Experimental Dance and Dance Concerts. Stephanie has coached at the NFL Alumni Wayne Gandy Foundation football and cheerleading camp, organized and performed for the Dignitary Card release party at the Hard Rock Casino, performed for the Tampa Bay Storm Hip Hop team, performed for ArtPool in St. Pete, took 2nd place in the Choreography Pros competition, and 1st place at Dancing Under the Stars competition. She also co-owns a FlashMOB business in the Tampa Bay area, Bay Area Mobbers and dance crew, Liquid Beat. They have FlashMOBBED the Riverwalk’s unveiling of the “Before I Die Wall,” the grand opening of CAMP, and the Hyde Park Sunday Market, to name a few. She has been an ensemble dancer in the production Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dreamcoat with the Spanish Lyric Theater. Most recently, Stephanie has performed multiple roles in Universal’s Holiday Parade Featuring Macy’s including Rubbery Ducky, Toy Block and a Madagascar Lemur! She currently teaches youth dance classes at South Tampa Center for the Arts, Adult HipHop at The University of Tampa, and Adult Commercial Jazz Choreography at The Hip Room. She has taught various levels of dance to ages ranging from 3 years to adult and tailors each class to the individuals participating.

 Stephanie Biernat

Stephanie Biernat