Flor de Liz Dance Inc.

Tucson

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In a Nutshell

Kids learn diverse dance styles such as tap, ballet, hip-hop, and jazz; two-week session culminates in a performance for family and friends

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Promotional value expires Jul 11, 2015. Amount paid never expires. May be repurchased every 90 days. Must sign waiver. Registration required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Classes are Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $99 for summer dance camp for a child age 7–11 from June 15 to June 25 ($160 value)
  • $99 for summer dance camp for a child age 7–11 from July 13 to July 23 ($160 value)
  • Camp takes place Monday–Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Dance camp covers ballet, tap, hip-hop, and jazz dancing. On the final day of the session, students perform for family and friends.

Ballet Slippers: Training for the Toes

Ballerinas exude grace from the toe up, thanks to their special footwear. Before you point your toes, check out Groupon’s overview to make sure the shoe fits the dance.

Most ballerinas dream of gliding effortlessly across a stage on the very tips of their toes, but they all step into their first ballet class with their feet flat on the ground. Before a dancer can rise up on her first pair of toe shoes (which generally happens around age 12 after years of classes and levitation spells) she must train in simple ballet slippers. The thin, flexible footwear allows dancers to memorize the feeling of their feet on the floor as they learn to form the correct movements and build up muscle strength. The slippers’ suede soles give dancers more traction than socks, but allow much more glide than bare feet.

There are two main factors to consider when shopping for ballet slippers: material and sole type. Delicate satin slippers may look lovely, but they’re usually reserved for special performances, since satin is neither stretchy nor durable enough for everyday use. Some dancers start with slippers made of canvas, as these shoes are durable, comfortable, and affordable, though many prefer the rigidity of leather—thought to increase foot strength—despite its higher price tag. The next choice is between full soles and split soles. Split soles, which separate the heel and toe area, provide more flexibility for pointed feet. However, beginning dancers often opt for full soles, which stretch from toe to heel and provide more resistance, building up strength with every flex of the foot.

No matter what slipper you choose, it should fit your foot like a glove or thumbless mitten, so that your toes can sit flat with no extra room at the tip. Before your first class, it’s a good idea to call ahead and ask what shoes would be appropriate to wear. The instructor may be able to suggest a few brands, or even tell you the color of shoe that the studio prefers.

Customer Reviews

Kind teachers, willing to help with first time dance kids! They even have "loan" shoes! Three different styles of dance to learn from during the camp, my kid is happy!
Jennifer R. · July 14, 2015
They are all very nice. They have a great boutique with reasonably priced dance necessities from shoes to clothes.
Leah R. · July 7, 2015
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    Tucson

    318 W Ft

    Tucson, AZ 85705

    +15208872085

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