Programs

FOCUS IS PLEASED TO OFFER A MULTITUDE OF DIVERSE PROGRAMS TO FIT EVERYONE’S NEEDS AND DESIRES.

Universal Classes
Competing Program
Adult Classes
Summer Camp/Workshop/Intensives
Morning Fit Program
Tap Jams/Improv
Hip-Hop Dance Crews
Social Dance Classes

CHECK OUT THE MANY FOCUS DANCE/FIT PROGRAMS BELOW…

UNIVERSAL CLASSES

(Offered in summer, fall, winter, and spring)
These classes are offered for the beginner, intermediate, and advanced dancer, in all styles of dance, ages, 2.5 to 102. Universal classes provide weekly instruction from the recreational to the serious-minded dancer, designed for fitness, the Art of dance, and performance.

Students who participate in the Universal program, gain not only the art of dance and fitness but also learn responsibility, time management, discipline, team commitment, confidence, self-esteem, and self-worth. The skills gained in each class, help to enhance all areas of one’s life.

The performance is the super bowl of dance and is integral to the success of the dance experience. The season end Concert gives the dancer the abilities of confidence to perform, composer in front of an audience, the United challenges of working with a team, and the sense of completion in applying and presenting the skills gained during the season of training.

Fitness/Arts/Performance Classes

(Offered in summer, fall, winter, and spring)
Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Tumbling, Hip-Hop, Break Dance.

Fitness only Classes

(offered in summer, fall, winter, and spring)
Turns and Technique, Stretch and Conditioning, Pilates

Adult Classes

(Offered in summer, fall, winter, and spring)
Whether you have never taken dance, used to dance, or are still dancing, FOCUS has the variety of classes for you! Check out our adult classes in Tap, Hip-Hop, Ballet, Jazz, Stretch and Conditioning, Pilates, Salsa, and more…

COMPETING PROGRAM

Be inspired and challenged in the FOCUS Competition Program
FOCUS offers two award-winning Competing programs: “FOCUS Company” and “Club FOCUS”. Both programs are designed to give the dancers professional dance training while building self-confidence, teamwork, determination, drive, a fulfilling dance experience, and lifelong friendships.

FOCUS Company – for the intermediate/Advanced dancer:
The competitive FOCUS Company is a committed program, requiring participation in a minimum of one convention, four competitions, a few other events, and a dedicated commitment to training throughout the season. We offer competitive company dancers proven successful (Company Only) block-style training in Contemporary/Lyrical, Jazz/Musical Theatre, Tap, Hip-Hop, and Acro. For a schedule of our (Company Only) Training Blocks please contact our office.

Open Company and P.T. Classes
In addition to the exclusive (Company Only) training blocks, competitive and non-competitive dancers have the extra opportunity to take Open Company Classes to challenge and inspire. See Schedules Below.

Club FOCUS – For the Beginning/Intermediate competition dancer:
This entry-level competing opportunity is a customized experience. This program requires participation in one convention, one or two competitions (TBA), dedication to training, and a few other events throughout the season.

To be eligible for one of these two prestigious competition programs, please contact our office to find out more about our Training Blocks, Pre-registration to attend the Audition Intensive held in early July (make-up audition in early August), and experience the inspiring journey of competitive dance at FOCUS.

SUMMER CAMPS/WORKSHOPS/INTENSIVES

(Offered in July and August)
Something for everyone! FOCUS offers a wide range of summer programs for all ages, levels, and needs. Our summer programs are a great opportunity to try out new styles of dance, spend time experiencing the art of dance and fitness with friends, or gaining intense training to improve your technique!

Tiny Dancer Camp

For the Beginner ages 3 -5

Workshop

For the Beginner-Advanced ages 5 -18

Intensive

For the Intermediate–Advanced Pro ages 7 – Adult

MORNING FIT PROGRAM

(Offered in summer, fall, winter, and spring)
The FOCUS exercise/fit program is tailored for the adult to improve their physical strength, stretch, coordination, and technical abilities at all levels from slow and easy, to intense! Here’s your chance to get, or stay toned with Classes in Pilates Mat and Reformer training, stretch and conditioning, Zumba, Ballet Barre, and more…

TAP JAMS/IMPROV

(Offered in summer, fall, winter, and spring)

Calling all Hoofers! Come jam and improvise with focus and celebrate the fun of tap dance with great FOCUS Faculty, ready to challenge and improve your skills, while having fun at the same time!

HIP-HOP DANCE CREW CLASSES AND COMPANIES

(Offered in summer, fall, winter, and spring)
Come join the fun with Hip-Hop classes at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced/pro levels listed in our primetime schedule, with FOCUS, Good Project, Kaba Modern, Kaba Legacy, Kaba Kids. Also, check out the auditions days and times to be part of their crews. Read more on the home page box titled FDC Industry and Master Classes.

SOCIAL DANCE CLASSES

(Offered in summer, fall, winter, and spring)
FOCUS Salsa classes are geared for the beginner and intermediate dancer with master teacher Frank Restrepo. Whether you have never taken a salsa class, or have current or past experience, these classes will provide you with the opportunity to feel confident out on the dance floor. Use your newly learn abilities at a wedding, business party, or just a night out on the town. Come take a salsa class at FOCUS, and WOW them with your salsa partnering skills today!

SCHOOL FUNDRAISING PARTNERSHIPS

FOCUS Dance Center is honored to be giving back to the community with fundraising opportunities for school programs and non-profit organizations.
Your school team or program can earn money when students enroll in a dance class at FOCUS!

Taking a dance class not only increases poise and performance skills but also helps develop confidence in other leadership activities.

Read this letter to learn more about how your public school dance, cheer, theater, marching band, etc. teams or programs can benefit from partnering with FOCUS on fundraising efforts and extra credit needs. Other non-profit organizations that fundraise like Girl Scouts or a sports team can also earn money when members enroll in a dance class at FOCUS. Share this letter with your coach, teacher or leader.

FOCUS has been offering dance training in Irvine for more than 15 years and celebrates the opportunity to support the community’s schools and organizations.