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ACRO INTENSIVE

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WHAT IS IT?

Training with our experienced Acrobatic Arts certified faculty, as well as Acrobatic Arts guest instructors, our Acro summer intensive is built to help dancers work on flexibility, tumbling, balance, and all other Acro skills.

 

This 3 day intensive will help dancers with their strength in all areas of Acro dance. 

 

The Acro intensive is open to all dancers ages 6 and up!

FACULTY

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Drew Burgess

Drew is Acrobatic Arts Certified (M1-M3) & part of their U.S. Division Staff of Course Conductors & Examiners.
 

Drew’s passion for dance circles the globe with guest workshop classes, technique clinics, & choreography, year-round. His corporate & live entertainment credits include performances with the Radio City Rockettes, Taylor Swift, & The Baha Men. Drew’s students have accolades including: Teen Miss Dance of Arizona, Male Dancer of the Year, Miss Dance of Ohio, & Mr. Dance of America.

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Ashley Zelano

Ashley is a certified Acrobatic Arts instructor, an Acro program designed to safely teach, and safely spot all Acro skills. 

Ashley Zelano is a full time dance instructor and choreographer. Her work has been featured in music videos and performances across the country. Ashley is responsible for creating dynamic pieces that have won numerous awards, and for teaching dancers from beginner to advanced to fall in love with the art form. 

Most recently, Miss Ashley's Acro routine placed first overall at the regional level for all junior level dances.

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Alyssa Pester

Alyssa Pester grew up with Competitive Gymnastics and competed as a level 10 gymnast, the highest level in USA Gymnastics. Alyssa discovered her true passion was in coaching, and has been coaching tumbling, dance, and gymnastics for over 4 years. 

 

Alyssa's passion for coaching comes from her students, and her love for coaching only grows stronger each time a kid learns something new. Coach Alyssa is excited to continue her career, and help dancers from Fierce Dance Academy achieve new skills.

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LEVEL GUIDE:

Beginner: Dancers ages 6+ (we will split into two age groups if necessary)
 

Intermediate/Advanced: Dancers should be able to do the following skills:
 

front and back walkover

- straight and curved handstand hold (10 seconds)

- full scale or scorpion

- side aerial and/or backhandspring

SCHEDULE

TUESDAY, AUGUST 9th

Level One (Beginner)

8:30am: Check-In
9:00am-9:30am: Warm-Up - Miss Ashley
9:30am-10:15am: Balancing/Limbering - Miss Ashley
10:15am-10:30am: Break
10:30am-11:30am: Partner Work - Miss Ashley

11:30am-12:00pm: Progressions/Tumbling - Miss Ashley

Level Two (Intermediate/Advanced)

12:30pm: Check-In
1:00pm-1:30pm: Warm-Up - Miss Ashley
1:30pm-2:30pm: Tumbling - Miss Alyssa
2:30pm-3:15pm: Hand Balancing - Miss Ashley/Miss Alyssa
3:15pm-3:30pm: Break

3:30pm-4:30pm: Partner Work - Miss Ashley/Miss Alyssa
4:30-5:00pm: Progressions/Variations - Miss Ashley

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10th

Level One (Beginner)

8:30am: Check-In
9:00am-9:30am: Warm-Up - Drew Burgess
9:30am-10:15am: Balancing/Limbering - Drew Burgess
10:15am-10:30am: Break
10:30am-11:30am: Progressions/Tumbling - Drew Burgess

11:30am-12:00pm: Flexibility - Drew Burgess

Level Two (Intermediate/Advanced)

12:30pm: Check-In
1:00pm-1:30pm: Warm-Up - Drew Burgess
1:30pm-2:30pm: Balancing/Limbering - Drew Burgess
2:30pm-3:30pm: Tumbling - Drew Burgess
3:30pm-3:45pm: Break

3:45pm-4:30pm: Progressions/Variations - Drew Burgess
4:30-5:00pm: Flexibility - Drew Burgess

THURSDAY, AUGUST 11th

Level One (Beginner)

8:30am: Check-In
9:00am-9:30am: Warm-Up - Miss Ashley
9:30am-10:15am: Progressions/Tumbling - Miss Ashley
10:15am-10:30am: Break
10:30am-11:30am: Partner Work - Miss Ashley

11:30am-12:00pm: Flexibility - Miss Ashley

Level Two (Intermediate/Advanced)

12:30pm: Check-In
1:00pm-1:30pm: Warm-Up - Miss Ashley
1:30pm-2:30pm: Progressions/Variations - Miss Ashley
2:30pm-3:15pm: Flexibility - Miss Ashley
3:30pm-3:45pm: Break

3:45pm-5:00pm: Tumbling - Miss Alyssa

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Cost:

$200 for full intensive + $25 registration fee
or
$75 per day