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Currently we are offering the following classes:

***Please note that all Senior level and some Intermediate level classes require previous dance experience and are subject to teacher approval.

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Ballet (ages 4 & up)

  • Primary (ages 4-5),
  • Junior (ages 6, 7, and new 8s)
  • Intermediate A (ages 8-10)
  • Intermediate B (ages 10-12)
  • Teen (ages 13+)
  • Sr.A (ages 13+)
  • Sr.B (ages 13+)
We encourage all students to learn ballet skills. Ballet is the base for all dance technique. Students will build strong, flexible muscles and improve their sense of self. Teaching involves the established knowledge of the Cecchetti and Vaganova syllabus’.
In this class we work towards…
• generating grace and poise
•sound body alignment and fluidity
•an appreciation for classical music

jazz dance shoe

Jazz (ages 6 &up)

  • Junior (ages 6 – 8)
  • Intermediate A (ages 8 – 10)
  • Intermediate B (ages 11 – 13)
  • Teen (ages 13+)
  • Sr.A (ages 13+)
  • Sr.B (ages 13+)
This class is upbeat and full of fun.The strength and flexibility of all dancers will improve. Jazz has some similarities to ballet. However dancers learn to move in a turn-out and parallel position.
This is a fast-paced class geared to improve…
• flexibility
• co-ordination
• strength and stamina
It’s lots of hard work and fun!

Modern (ages 6 & up)

  • Junior (ages 6 – 8)
  • Intermediate A (ages 8 – 10)
  • Intermediate B (ages 11 – 13)
  • Teen (ages 13+)
  • Sr.A (ages 13+)
  • Sr.B (ages 13+)
This class has a strong ballet influence.We explore movement in its many diverse styles.A student’s interpretive skills will grow.Learning the dynamics of dance performance is part of this curriculum.
This class applies the modern teachings of:
• Martha Graham
• Jose Limon
• Lester Horton
• Collaborative works of Irene Dowd and Peggy Baker

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Creative Movement
(ages 3 to 5)

Creative Movement
A and B

Your child will thrive in this popular class. The creative atmosphere stimulates children’s imaginations. It allows them to excel. A child will discover the style of dance that suits their personality.
In this class we develop…
• social skills
•spatial orientation
• balance
• rhythm and musical appreciation
• gross motor skills
• basic intro to ballet
• exposure to dance class etiquette

Highland
(ages 5 & up)

  • Junior (ages, 5, 6, and 7)
  • Int./Sr. (ages 8 and up)
In this unique class, students learn about the cultural dances of Scotland.
Their skills will include various Reels and Jigs.The iconic Highland Sword Dances are also taught

Hip-hop+Shoes

Hip Hop
(ages 5 & up)

  • Junior (Grades 1, 2, 3)
  • Int.1 (Grades 4, 5, 6)
  • Int.2 (Grades 7, 8, High School)
  • Sr. (High School upon teacher approval)
Always a popular class!This dance style comes to us from many forms of urban street dance.Upbeat music inspires students to learn all the latest moves.
Although ‘fun’ is key for this class, students will also…
• work hard and get fit
• learn complex choreography
• enjoy non-technical movement
• appreciate good contemporary music

Tap
(ages 4 & up)

  • Junior (ages 4 – 6)
  • Intermediate (ages 7 – 11)
  • Teen/Senior (ages 12+)

Tap, the ever wonderful world of noise making! This class teaches children rhythms of music and the diverse ways our feet can make music.

Taught within the BATD (British Association of Teachers in Dance).

 

 
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