Acrobatics Experience Levels

Level 1

Focus will be on strength and balance as well as discipline. Level I students will work on basic techniques involved in acrobatics and perfecting skills like head stands, hand stands, and cartwheels. This class will start to incorporate group skills and contortion tricks as well as combining acrobatic skills and dance. Students will progress towards backbend kickovers, back extension rolls, round-offs, front walkovers, and combining these skills together. 


Dress Code: Leotard (any color), dance shorts/pants, hair pulled out of face

*Avoid wearing two piece outfits as it can be difficult to spot students

Level 2

Level II students will continue to perfect level I skills while learning new and more complicated skills. Students at the Level II level must have their back walk over, back bend kick-over, front walkover and round off mastered. Students in Level II will be introduced to back hand springs, back hand spring step out, and round-off back hand spring, and the beginning stages of front and back Ariels. 


Dress Code: Leotard (any color), dance shorts/pants, hair pulled out of face

*Avoid wearing two piece outfits as it can be difficult to spot students

Level 3

Level III students will focus on perfecting skills up to this point and progress to more complicated skills. Level III will continue to work on solo and group skills with a heavy emphasis on strength and balance training. Level III students must be able to perform a round off back handspring and standing back handspring. Students will progress toward round-off into multiple back handsprings, standing back tuck, layouts, and Ariels.


Dress Code: Leotard (any color), dance shorts/pants, hair pulled out of face

*Avoid wearing two piece outfits as it can be difficult to spot students