Los Pasitos: Early Childhood Program (Ages 2-5)
Creative movement and Latino culture merge to form a fun atmosphere in which spatial awareness and self-expression can flourish.
Ballet Hispánico’s Los Pasitos early childhood program for ages 2-5 merges creativity, culture and technique. Its curriculum focuses on developing coordination, spatial awareness and musicality, with an emphasis on each child’s unique self-expression. Students learn proper dance etiquette, explore the wide spectrum of Hispanic culture and build a solid foundation for dance training in a joyful environment.
The Los Pasitos program helps students gain the following skills:
- Physical: Self-control, refinement of gross and fine motor skills, understanding of space and their bodies
- Social/Affective: Listening, responding, taking turns, working cooperatively
- Cognitive: Recognizing, recalling, identifying, differentiating and sequencing
- Aesthetic: Exposure to Hispanic culture, arts and language, expressing a preference for dance movements and style.
SCHOOL YEAR 2018-19 - Online Registration Begins June 12
Financial Aid Scholarships are available to those who qualify. Financial Aid Scholarship applications are part of the program registration form. To apply for a Financial Aid Scholarship, you will be required to submit the following:
- Completed Registration Form
- 2017 IRS 1040 tax return forms
- Completed Financial Aid Application Parts I and II
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Class schedule subject to change.
Class Schedule - Ages 2Pasitos 3
Class Schedule - Age 3Pasitos 3-4
Class Schedule - Ages 3-4Pasitos 4
Class Schedule - Age 4Hablando y Bailando
Class Schedule - Ages 4-5Pasitos Pre-Ballet
Class Schedule - Age 5Los Explorers
Class Schedule - Ages 4-5Pasitos Rhythmns 4-5
Pasitos 2 (2-year-olds with parent or caregiver)
Children discover the joy of dance alongside an adult. Through the use of cultural imagery, songs, and games, this class fosters each student’s coordination, control, and musicality.
Pasitos 2 Class Schedule
Pasitos 3 (3-year-olds)
Jump! Turn! Swirl! Students articulate body parts and explore shapes and actions. They execute basic locomotor movements and dive into a world of culture, while developing rhythm awareness and learning dance etiquette.
Pasitos 3 Class Schedule
Pasitos 3-4 Class Schedule
|MON||3:30 - 4:25PM|
Children expand their range of movement vocabulary in a creative and playful manner. Each lesson celebrates the Hispanic culture and enhances coordination, musicality, and movement dynamics with an emphasis on creative expression.
Pasitos 4 Class Schedule
Hablando y Bailando(4-5 year olds)
Creative movement and the Spanish language merge in this program. Children learn basic dance concepts, while following directions in Spanish. It is an incredibly rich and unique cultural experience.
Hablando y Bailando Class Schedule
Pasitos Pre-Ballet (5-year-olds)
Creativity and technique are fused into one fun class that refines musicality, flexibility and control. Students will study basic ballet concepts through classic stories and cultural music, while also continuing to hone their creative expression.
Pasitos Pre-Ballet Class Schedule
Los Explorers (4-5 year olds)
Engaging and discovering these Latin dance forms, children’s social skills are developed in a fun learning environment. Students will learn basic partnering skills as they merengue and acquire rhythmic awareness as they listen to salsa, tango, and flamenco music. They will dance their way through an exploration of Latin America’s most popular songs.
Los Explorers Class Schedule
Pasitos Rhythms 4-5 Class Schedule
(Ages 4-5 year olds)
Students are introduced to a world of rhythms through this new class offering for our Pasitos dancers. Children learn the fundamentals of tap, flamenco, and folklorico, while strengthening musicality and coordination. This fun and challenging class immerses the children in the history and culture of the dance forms through their dynamic rhythms.