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Level Requirements

Gymnastics Classes – Specializing in Tumbling & Acrobats

Beginning – No Gymnastics or Tumbling experience

Level I

  • Summersault and stand up without using your hands
  • Push up to backbend and hold for 15 seconds (no head)
  • Cartwheel and land on feet 
  • Handstand against the wall backwards for 15 seconds
  • Jump up to blocks with feet together
  • Backbend over roller, land on feet w/out touching head

Level I-II

  • Cartwheel w/ straight legs beginning and ending the correct way
  • Hold backbend for 30 seconds
  • Kick up to handstand against wall and hold it for 30 seconds
  • Pike Forward Roll, Strattle Roll
  • Backward handstand against wall and hold for 30 seconds, then roll out no hands
  • Back pike roll down cheese landing on feet
  • Kick to handstand, land in backbend on wedge
  • Be able to kick to handstand against wall 3 times without falling

Level II

  • Cartwheel, beginning and ending correct way, hands and head in correct position
  • Round Off, One-handed Carwheel
  • Backward Pike Roll on flat mat
  • Handstand Forward roll
  • Handstand Backbend w/o touching head on wedge mat and kick over
  • Plus all skills in Level I-II

Level III

  • Go into Backbend from standing position
  • Pull up from Backbend on Wedge mat
  • Handstand Backbend, Kick over on flat mat
  • Back handspring over Roller alone
  • Plus all skills in level II

Level IV

  • Back extension Roll
  • Tuck, Straddle and Pike to hanstand
  • Back & Front Walkover
  • Back handspring with a spot, front handspring
  • Plus all skills in Level III

Level V

  • Round-off back handspring, back handspring
  • Standing back handspring

Level VI

  • Round off, back handspring back tuck
  • Aerial cartwheel
  • Back tuck

Dance Classes

These are general guidelines to follow. If a student is not in the appropriate class for his/her level, he/she will given a more appropriate class time by his/her instructor.

Jazz, Tap, & Ballet Combination classes – Ages 3-6

Beginning – No experience in any kind of dance

Level 1
One (1) Year Experience (9 months) at Miss Maria’s an accredited dance school

Level 1-2
Two (2) Years Experience at Miss Maria’s or an accredited dance school

Jazz, Tap, Ballet,  Leaps and Turns – Full Hour Dance Classes – Ages 5- Up

Most students move to full hour classes after  taking  2 or 3 years of combination classes

Beginning – No Dance Experience

Level 1
One (1) Year Experience (9 months) at Miss Maria’s an accredited dance school

Level 1-2
Two (2) Years Experience at Miss Maria’s or an accredited dance school

Level 2
Three (3) Years Experience at Miss Maria’s or an accredited dance school

Level 3
Four (4) Years Experience at Miss Maria’s or an accredited dance school

Level 4
Five (5) Years Experience at Miss Maria’s or an accredited dance school

Level 5
Six (6) Years Experience at Miss Maria’s or an accredited dance school

Hip Hop

Beginning - No Hip Hop Experience

Intermediate
One (1) or two (2) Years of Hip Hop Experience

Advanced
Two (2) or three (3) Years of Hip Hop Experience