Stacy Thorkildsen

Stacy has a love of dancing that started when she began to study dance at the age of eight. She trained at San Ramon Valley Dance Academy in ballet, tap and jazz. She continued her studies at Brigham Young University and has been a part of DW for 20 years. She receives great joy from her little dancers. She’s blessed with a fabulous family and loves being actively involved in her children’s activities.


Stacy Thorkildsen instructs the following:
  • Mommy & Me | Summer Session
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    A six-week session for ages 18 to 36 months, Mommy & Me (dads welcome as well!) creates a fun and safe space for your toddler to explore the basic foundations of dance while incorporating toys and songs. The parent is present in the room with the student.
     
    Student must be at least 18 months old by June 2018.
     
    Can't enroll for the entire session? Select the dates you can attend and, when prompted, choose "Kinder Summer Drop-In" rate for just $18/class.
     

  • Kinder Steps (Age 3) Summer Session
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    Kinder Steps is a creative movement class for 3 year olds (must be potty-trained). It is designed for children to explore and learn new basic locomotor skills including walking, running, hopping, jumping, rolling, crawling, skipping, sliding, galloping and leaping. By combining locomotor skills and creative movement, students create simple dances and are introduced to the basic concepts of dance: body/action, space, body awareness, rhythm, coordination, balance and social skills.
     
    Student must be age 3 by June 2018.
     
    Can't enroll for the entire session? Select the dates you can attend and, when prompted, choose "Kinder Summer Drop-In" rate for just $18/class.
     

  • Kinder Dance (Age 4) Summer Session
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    Kinder Steps is a creative movement class for 4 year olds (must be potty-trained). It is designed for children to gain a deeper understanding of basic locomotor skills including walking, running, hopping, jumping, rolling, crawling, skipping, sliding, galloping and leaping. By combining locomotor skills and creative movement, students create simple dances and continue to learn the basic concepts of dance: body/action, space, body awareness, rhythm, coordination, balance and social skills.
     
    Student must be age 4 by June 2018.
     
    Can't enroll for the entire session?  Select the dates you can attend and, when prompted, choose "Kinder Summer Drop-In" rate for just $18/class.
     
     

  • Kinder Tech (Age 5) Summer Session
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    Kinder Steps is a creative movement class for 5 year olds. It is designed for children to master the basic locomotor skills including walking, running, hopping, jumping, rolling, crawling, skipping, sliding, galloping and leaping. By combining locomotor skills and creative movement, students create simple dances and continue to understand the basic concepts of dance: body/action, space, body awareness, rhythm, coordination, balance and social skills.
     
    Student must be age 5 by June 2018.
     
    Can't enroll for the entire session? Select the dates you can attend and, when prompted, choose "Kinder Summer Drop-In" rate for just $18/class.
     

  • Introduction to Technique 1 (Age 6) Summer Session
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    Introduction to Technique 1 (Introtech 1) is a class for 6 year olds. It is designed as a gradual transition from the creative movement curriculum into technique classes. Students continue to build on the basic concepts of dance (body/action, space, body awareness, rhythm, coordination, balance and social skills) while learning the fundamental elements of ballet and modern dance technique.
     
    Student must be age 6 by June 2018.
     
    Can't enroll for the entire session? Select the dates you can attend and, when prompted, choose "Kinder Summer Drop-In" rate for just $18/class.
     

  • Introduction to Technique 2 (Age 7) Summer Session
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    Introduction to Technique 2 (Introtech 2) is a class for 7 year olds. It is designed to explore ballet and modern technique. The goals of this class are to build correct alignment, strengthen the core, learn and execute key vocabulary and skills in both ballet and modern technique. This class prepares students for Ballet and Modern Basics.
     
    Student must be age 7 by June 2018.
     
    Can't enroll for the entire session? Select the dates you can attend and, when prompted, choose "Kinder Summer Drop-In" rate for just $18/class.