Creative and fun with nursery rhymes, sing along, parachute time, nubbles, knee bouncers and exploration of new textures and toys. Tiny Tots will have creative movement added depending on skill and mobility of children in class. Babies in Motion - Creative movement, sing songs, use props for visual stimulation and end each program with a goodbye song.
Kinder Dance is a program which has been tailor-made for ages 3-5 years to develop fine and gross motor skills. It is an introduction to dance, incorporating basic body awareness, musicality and free movement. There is an emphasis on fun! It is an excellent introduction to Ballet, Jazz and Tap.
Ballet classes are based on the Royal Academy of Dance (R.A.D.) syllabus, with an emphasis on preparing for examinations. Ballet training begins at Pre-Primary and continues to advanced levels. Each grade has been created to fit the age and abilities of the student. Examinations are recommended but not Mandatory.
There is an emphasis on proper technique, stretch, strength, flexibility and conditioning in the warm-up and across the floor work, while combinations work on interpretation. Jazz dance includes many progression steps including turns, kicks and leaps. In a Jazz class the dancers also learn many fun and trendy dance steps that are used for all forms of dance. Jazz Levels beginner to advanced, and Adult Jazz classes are available.
Hip Hop encompasses many different dance styles and gives students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. Hip-hop classes teach rhythm, coordination, musicality and choreography. Students are challenged to think on their feet while enjoying an energetic and fast-paced dance class. Our Hip Hop dancers develop focus, strength, and agility while having fun.
Acro is a combination of jazz dance and gymnastics skills. Our acrobatics classes focus on developing flexibility and strength. Students will learn basic contortion and acrobatic tricks such as front and back walkovers, scorpions, chin stands and cartwheels. Dancers who need work on their flexibility should consider adding acrobatics to their class schedule. Beginner to Senior Levels are offered.
Our tap classes stress the basics of tap while also teaching musicality and rhythm. Students learn more tap-rhythms, sounds, and combinations. Students progress with riffs, pullbacks, time steps, complex turns, and extensive warm-up. Students will demonstrate the ability to build speed while keeping the clarity of their taps clean. They will perform intricate dance routines with elements of Jazz technique.