Ballet Tap Dance Classes Ages 5-7 | American Dance Institute

Ballet-Tap Combination Class 

Ballet classes for kids and Tap dance combined at American Dance Institute Seattle with studios in Greenwood, Magnolia Shoreline WA.

In addition to the classes on this page, American Dance Institute also offers tap dance lessons for adults, teen tap classes, kid's tap dance classes for ages 8-10. American Dance Institute offers a comprehensive selection of children's ballet and taps dance classes for ages 5-7 kids ballet classes for ages 8-10, kid's ballet classes for ages 11-14, ballet lessons for Teenagers, and ballet classes for adults.

What to look for in an excellent combo ballet-tap dance class.

  • Look for non-competitive ballet and tap dance classes where everyone is friendly and your child will always feel welcome.
  • Look for a class where the teacher understands that the pace of the class has to be good for your child.
  • Look for dance studios with specially designed 'sprung' wood floors that 'give' to protect their feet and ankles. Avoid studios with regular wood floors and heaven to bid, run away from dance studios with concrete floors.
  • Look for accommodating school policies like a 100% money back guarantee if you don't like your class for any reason. Look for clean, bright sunlit studios.
  • Most importantly look for a school that has expert dance teachers who know how to give your child personalized attention so they will progress faster.
Winter/Spring 2018 Kid's Tap Dance Class schedule.
 Greenwood and Magnolia Winter/Spring sessions run February 5 - June 15, 2018.
Shoreline session run March 12th- June 15, 2018. 

Ballet & Tap Combo Classes in Greenwood

Pre-Ballet / Tap Dance Combination Class Level I

Ages 5-7 

Please note age cutoff date is August 31.


Fridays, 4:00-4:50 PM with dance instructor, Ines Andrade, in Studio #2


Saturdays, 9:55-10:45 AM with dance instructor, ​Amy Beck, Studio #1

Ballet & Tap Combo Classes in Magnolia

There are currently no Pre-Ballet/Tap classes running at our Magnolia location. We do offer Pre-Ballet classes in Magnolia here

Ballet & Tap Combo Classes in Shoreline

Classes start in early March 2018

Pre-Ballet / Tap Combination Class

Ages 5-7 


Mondays, 4:00-4:50 PM with dance instructor, Julia Hart, in Studio #1


Fridays, 6:00-6:50 PM with dance instructor, Julia Hart, in Studio #1


Saturday, 3:15-4:05 PM with dance instructor, Dakota Crist, in Studio #2

Class Attire

Girls wear short sleeve cotton leotard (Bloch Style #CL5402) in light pink, pink tights, pink Ballet slippers, and black tap shoes. 

Boys wear black tights and white T shirt, black or white Ballet slippers, and black tap shoes.

Note: Please get tap shoes with an elastic tie to facilitate the changing of foot wear.

Ballet Tap, Elizabeth Chayer, American Dance Istitute, dance classes shoreline, ballet classes seattle

"Young children do not understand competition. We encourage students to first discover their 'best self' and not to compare themselves to others who may have more or less natural ability."

 Elizabeth Chayer 

 Founder/Director, American Dance Institute 

Meet Your Ballet Teachers

"Just as in any great school, the quality of your child's dance instructor makes all the difference." 

Elizabeth Chayer

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Ines Andrade

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Amy Beck

Dakota Crist

Julia Hart

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