Alderwood Dance Spectrum

19231 - 33rd Avenue West
Lynnwood, WA 98036-4707
19231 - 33rd Avenue West
Lynnwood, WA 98036-4707

Class Descriptions


Learn the fundamental positions, alignment, and steps in the classic technique of this beautiful dance form. Through exercises at the barre and center floor, dancers build strength, balance, flexibility, stamina, and artistry. This is an excellent foundation for all other dance forms.

Preschool Dance

A combination class that includes tap, ballet, tumbling, and baton. Geared to the attention span and abilities of the preschooler. Emphasis on fun, physical and social development, and learning to cooperate in a group. Children develop musical awareness, rhythm, and motor skills.

Preschool I:  Ages 2-1/2 to 3 years (and potty-trained) 
Preschool II: Age 4
Preschool 5: Age 5, Kindergarten


Dance Arts

A one-hour class devised to provide the fundamentals in tap, ballet, tumbling and baton. Children are placed according to age and proficiency. Although it varies by student, Dance Arts I is for first and second graders and Dance Arts II, for second year students or older beginners.

Ballet/Jazz or Jazz/Tap

Half hour classes are combined for students ages 8 and older. Dancers can take 2 or 3 half hour classes.


An exhilarating dance form in the classic style of Broadway and Hollywood. From shuffles and flap-to-time steps to pull backs, this course stresses coordination, rhythm, speed and clarity.


A fun course within a structured frame-work. Contemporary dance to popular music. Technique includes isolations, turns, leaps and combinations.

Hip Hop

High energy popular dance form that teaches rhythm, coordination, musicality, and hip hop choreography. Music and movements are age appropriate.


A fusion of Ballet and Jazz which develops artistry in movement that tells a story or expresses emotion in an interpretation of the music.

Fairy Tale Princesses

Your 3-7 year old can enter the enchanted world of six different princesses. She'll experience the magic of make believe with costumes, props, stories, music and dance. Sessions are scheduled seasonally.