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School of
Music & Dance
River Ridge
School of
Music & Dance
(985) 590-4545
(985) 674-2992
(504) 738-3050
1111 Village Walk Rd
105 Campbell Ave #3
2020 Dickory Ave #200
Covington, LA
Mandeville, LA
Harahan, LA
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Hip Hop Classes

Get down and get funky with our Hip Hop classes at LAAPA! Watch our beginning hip hop class in action below and learn a little more about our hip hop classes.

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Hip Hop Classes (ages 5-adult)

About the Hip Hop Program:
Our hip hop classes are offered at various times during the week to students beginning at age 5. Hip Hop is a style of dance that is more technically free, funky, and a derivative of jazz and African dance. Hip Hop steps are closely tied with those seen in current music videos and "pop culture". Like Jazz, the music is highly energetic and the movement is more free. We promote a family friendly atmosphere at LAAPA, so only music with appropriate lyrics and messages is used in the classes. Students in our Hip Hop classes come away with a great sense of rhythm and style. A variety of positions, techniques, and terminology are introduced and reinforced within each class. The culmination of the student's hard work is showcased at our Winter and Spring recitals through creative and original choreography.
Registration for Hip Hop Classes:
Hip Hop students who are brand new to dance are welcome to enroll at any time during the year with the exception of recital preparation months (November, December, May, & June). During these months, we are happy to pre-register you for the next session.

Current Schedule

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River Ridge School of Music & Dance
(504) 738.3050

Mandeville School of Music & Dance
(985) 674-2992