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Dance Classes

No matter what your age or experience level, Jabberwocky’s dance classes will strengthen your body and mind, connect you to other people and make your day! Jabberwocky prides itself on being Columbia’s home for hip hop, but we offer a wide variety of classes to appeal to every taste.

  • In this introductory class students will learn basics of the four pillars of break dance; top rock, footwork, power moves and freezes.
    • Ages 6 and up
    • 12 Classes
    • Sundays, 1:00-2:00 PM
    • Class starts January 5- no class March 22
  • This class is a step up from the beginner class for qualifying students. With additional rigor, we will focus on flow and style in addition to expanding our repertoire of moves.
    • Ages 7 and up
    • 12 Classes
    • Fridays, 5:30-6:30 PM
    • Class starts January 10- no class March 27
  • This class is for dancers who are ready to take their B-boy or B-girl game to the next level. Develop sets, broaden your repertoire and get ready to battle!
    • Ages 11 - Adult
    • 12 Classes
    • Fridays, 6:30-7:30 PM
    • Class starts January 10- no class March 27
  • This class is for beginner hip hop dancers who want to learn basic dance techniques that will allow them to develop a unique dance style and improvise to music as well as dance choreography with classmates. This is a great confidence builder for school social events and lots of fun!
    • Ages 6 and Up
    • 12 Classes
    • Sundays, 2:00-3:00pm
    • Class starts January 5- no class March 22
  • Meet new friends when you get together with like minded adults to learn hip hop techniques and choreography in a fun, low pressure environment. Great Fun, Great Exercise! This class can feed into our hip hop squad when appropriate.
    • Ages 15 and Up
    • 12 Classes
    • Sundays, 3:00-4:00pm
    • Starts January 5- no class March22
  • This class will teach you to polish skills, pick up choreography quickly, and present a clean performance. Invited dancers will form Jabberwocky's performance squad for private and public events. By invitation. Call to schedule an audition.
    • By invitation
    • 12 classes
    • Sundays, 4:00-5:00 PM
    • Class Starts January 5- no class March 22
  • This class is intermediate level that builds lead/follow skills as well as solo movement. Students will learn classic swing choreographies as well as an original, that will be performed around town at local events as well as at regional competitions. This class will also include instruction on dips, tricks, and lifts as they pertain to the choreography.
    • Adult, some experience with swing dancing is a prerequisite
    • 12 classes
    • Thursdays 7:30pm-8:30pm
    • Class starts January 9- no class March 25
  • Tap: Adult

    $140.00
    This beginner-level class will focus on rhythm tap. Learn the basics of tap (shuffle, maxi fords, flaps, etc.) and how to put them together to make a dance combination! No prior experience necessary - tap shoes or soft soled shoes are required.
    • Ages 12 - Adult
    • 12 classes
    • 1 hour Classes
    • Mondays, 7:20-8:20pm
    • starts January 6- no class March 23
  • This class is for the dancer who knows what they want to learn to bring their freestyle to the next level. Learn the old fashioned way: by hanging with other b-boys and b-girls. Dancers will set group and individual goals.
    • with instructor permission
    • 12 classes
    • Fridays, 7:30-8:30pm
    • Class starts January 10- no class March 27
  • The elements of mini ballerina will be structured around coordination and sequence-related exercises, formations that teach body awareness, movement exercises that emphasize straight legs and pointed feet, posture, placement, stretches and comportment of classical ballet. The class will focus on basic ballet technique, proper body alignment, French terminology and musicality. Center work and across the floor combinations will be taught in each class in a fun and engaging manner.
    • Mondays at 4:45-5:30pm
    • Starts January 6- no class on March 23
    • 12 weeks
    • $105
    • Ages 3-5
  • This class is aimed at the older beginner or at the younger child who has taken our Beginner Hip Hop I class. Students will have a great time practicing rhythm and body awareness while learning the basics of hip hop and preparing and learning to perform some fun choreography!
    • 12 Classes
    • Saturdays 3-4 pm
    • $140
    • Class starts January 11- no class March 28
  • We are excited to welcome a contemporary spin to African dance at Jabberwocky studios with the help of Mizzou’s very own Made In Africa dance team! In this year’s dance program, they’ll be teaching popular African dance moves that have taken over and introduce you to some new and fun music that’ll get you going! Not only will you be learning more about different African cultures through dance, you’ll also be having so much fun while breaking a sweat.
    • 7 weeks
    • Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm
    • $105
    • starts Jan 8th