Recreational Dance Classes

Encore Dance Studios offers recreational dance classes for all ages. Tap, ballet, jazz, pre-pointe/pointe, hip-hop, dance team prep, acrobatics/tumble, Broadway style/musical theater, and contemporary/lyrical are just some of the styles of dance classes you can take.


Age-appropriate development of rhythm and sound through footwork using shoes with attached taps.


The basis for all dance. Focus on proper technique/execution, body alignment and strength building for a solid dance foundation.


Fast paced movement with a focus on style, strength, leaps and turns.

Pre-Pointe / Pointe

Instructor approval required for dancers that are at least 10 years old and advanced in their ballet training. At least 2 ballet classes per week are required in addition to Pre-Pointe or Pointe to maintain proper safety.


Learn the latest popular dance styles to upbeat, age-appropriate music. For ages 5 and up.

Dance Team Prep

A class designed to teach and perfect all aspects of cheerleading from voice control to jumps and stunts. All with a particular emphasis on the Dance aspects – similar to High School and College Dance Teams.


Floor gymnastics (i.e. cartwheels, handsprings) with a focus on overall fitness and conditioning for ages 3 and up.

Broadway Style/Musical Theater

Learn how to express a character through dance by exploring the elements of Musical Theater dance styles. Students will learn a variety of combos from Musicals such as Annie, Lion King, Newsies, 42nd Street and more!


Expressive dance styles based in ballet and jazz technique where dancers utilize emotion, strength, control and extension to tell a story through movement.

Fort Mill 2019-2020 Fall Class Registration

Lancaster 2019-2020 Fall Class Registration

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