Hip Hop & Popping

Classes for All Ages and Levels

Pre-Hip Hop Ages 5-7 Emma van Hecke
Hip Hop IA & IB Ages 7-10 Lauren Terrien, Emma van Hecke
Hip Hop IIA & IIB Placement Bella Baker
Hip Hop III/IV Placement Bella Baker
Coed Popping Workshops Ages 8+ James Felix
Intermediate Coed Popping Placement James Felix

Hip Hop Class Descriptions

Pre-Hip Hop
This class introduces young dancers to their first hip hop moves in a fun, high-energy class.

Hip Hop IA & IB
These classes teach the fundamentals of hip hop in a fun, energetic atmosphere.

Hip Hop IIA & IIB (placement only)
These class begins to break down the different styles of hip hop, which include basic grooves, breaking, hitting, locking, tutting, waving, and more. The dancer will learn the fundamentals of breaking and basic stunts, while building his or her confidence as a performer.

Hip Hop III/IV (placement only)
Building upon level II, this class explores more urban street styles such as locking, popping, krump and funk. The dancer will learn to find his or her own personal style through freestyle exercises and build confidence as a performer. This class explores the history and current styles of this genre. The dancer will learn intricate combinations and advanced hip hop choreograph.

Intermediate Coed Popping (placement only)
Popping and/or Poplocking is a form of Robotic and fluid movements. This class expand on the core fundamental popping skills learned earlier. Hitting, waving, gliding, tutting, etc. are some of the core fundamentals that will be taught and will directly lead into our choreography for the term.

Coed Popping Workshops
Have you ever wanted to learn popping in the hip hop world or just brush up on technique? Look no further. Join “Mr. James” for Popping 101. We will be going over different styles and techniques in the Popping/Boogaloo world on select Fridays throughout the year. These workshops will be held from 6:15-7:15 p.m. 

Our Instructors
Lauren Terrien, Emma van Hecke, Amy Baker, Bella Baker, Chloe Straub, and James Felix



Explore our class schedule and register online. You are also able to pay for your tuition and dance registrations via the client portal.