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Foundation Classes

Our Foundation Classes at DAL are designed to educate and inspire students while giving them the best foundation for their future in dance. Classes are offered in various genres of dance with levels from beginning to intermediate. Here at DAL we believe in developing not only the dancer but also the person. Our teachers are eager to share their love of dance and to help pass on our studio's core values: 

Passion for the love of dance and learning

Challenge to grow and bring out the best in ourselves and others

Integrity to develop respectful and meaningful relationships

Tolerance as we treat everyone with dignity and respect

Registration Begins May 20th!

Registration Begins May 20th!

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Class Descriptions

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We offer a variety of styles in our foundation classes for ages 5-18 including classes that are a combination of two or more styles. 


Ballet: Our experienced instructors will guide you through the fundamentals of ballet technique and choreography, providing a fun and supportive environment. Our classes are designed to help you develop strength, flexibility, and poise for an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Join us for the perfect opportunity to learn the beauty of ballet

Jazz: Our experienced instructor will teach the fundamentals of jazz technique, from basic footwork and arm movements to flexibility, leaps and turns. Students will learn a variety of jazz steps and combinations set to upbeat music, and will have the opportunity to hone their technique. Each class will be dynamic and fun, and will help dancers develop their musicality and expression. 

Hip Hop: This class covers the fundamentals of hip hop, with a focus on body isolations, rhythm, and style. You'll learn the latest moves, as well as classic moves from the early days of hip hop. Our instructors will help you develop your own sense of rhythm and style in a fun-filled environment. 

Lyrical: This class is perfect for those looking to explore the art of movement. Combining elements of jazz and ballet, it's a great way to express yourself in an expressive and creative way. With the guidance of our experienced teachers, you'll find yourself mastering the nuances of the dance style and developing your technique. From the graceful movements to the captivating choreography, lyrical dance is sure to capture your dancer's heart. 

Tap: This class is a great way to learn the fundamentals of tap dance. Our experienced instructors will guide you through the basics of tap technique, including intricate rhythms, footwork, and coordination. Our classes are a fun and engaging way to develop rhythm, coordination, and musicality. Join us today and get your feet tapping.

Tumbling: This class is perfect for those wanting learn or improve their acrobatic skills. Participants will learn the basics of tumbling, including rolls, cartwheels, and handstands all the way up to back tucks in our most advanced classes while improving coordination and agility. Our experienced instructors will teach proper technique and form to ensure a safe and successful learning experience. Join us and unleash your inner acrobat.

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For Classes For Our Younger Dancers, Click Here:

Young Dancer Classes

Our Recital Shows Are Pre-Assigned:


Shows 1P & 2P are for our Purcellville classes and will take place on Friday or Saturday of recital weekend.


Show 1L, 2L, 3L, 4L and 5L are for our Leesburg classes. 1L and 2L will take place on Saturday of recital weekend. 3L, 4L, 5L will take place on Sunday of recital weekend. 


Recital will be in late May or early June 2025.


$30 Annual Membership Fee Per Student

Due At Registration.

Register For Leesburg


Tuition Is All Inclusive

& Includes All Recital Fees

Register For Purcellville


Tuition Is All Inclusive

& Includes All Recital Fees

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Register For Nutcracker

*Dancers Must Be Enrolled In Another Class To Participate In The Nutcracker

Fee Includes All Rehearsals, Dress Rehearsal, Show, & Costume Rental

Rehearsals Begin October 1st And Continue Through The Show In December

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