Timetable

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Little Ballerinas Class – 30 mins:

From 2 years - 5 years old

Levels: Beginner, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3

(Must be 2 years old by the first class of term)

A Ballet and creative movement class for pre-schoolers who love classical dance. We introduce children to the world of ballet through use of ribbons, props and games. They will learn:

Proper French ballet terminology and steps
Safe dance technique
Gentle dance based discipline
Team work/sharing/turn taking
Manners and ballet etiquette

 
Classes are fun and interactive providing a foundation for a lifelong love of ballet. All set to traditional classical ballet music. 

Class Levels:

 

BEGINNER LEVEL:

Suitable for most 2 year olds +, new dancers or children that aim to develop confidence, listening skills or independence from parents in a class setting. Parental participation encouraged. 

BASIC SKILLS COVERED: Demi Plie, Tendu, Saute, hand positionings, Ballet 1st feet, Ballet 5th arms. 

LEVEL 1:

Suitable for new or semi-experienced dancers, who are fairly confident and can demonstrate some listening skills. Parental participation from time-to-time.
BASIC SKILLS COVERED: As in beginner level plus sways, gallops, echappe, ballet 2nd feet and arms. 

 

LEVEL 2:

Suitable for semi-experienced dancers or confident and capable at listening 3-4 year olds. Dancers can respond when asked questions and are self motivated. 
No parental participation. 
BASIC SKILLS COVERED: As in beginner and level 1 plus ballet skips, passe position, basic developpe, partner work and ballet 3rd position feet. 

LEVEL 3:

Suitable for experienced dancers or confident and capable at listening 4-5 year olds. No parental participation. Dancers can line up when asked, stand still and focus well. Level 3 prepares dancers for school aged ballet classes with an examination focus. Dancers are self-motivated and enjoy physical challenges. 

BASIC SKILLS COVERED: As in beginner, level 1 and 2 plus forward gallops, dancing in turn out position, basic changement movement, basic pas de chat movement and gentle body conditioning (mini press-ups, star jumps and strengthening exercises). 

Primary Ballet Class – 30 mins:

5 year olds to 7 year olds.


A Ballet and creative movement class for school aged children who love classical dance. This is a "follow on" class suitable for those with ballet experience as well as new students. This class focuses on safe dance technique and performance (2 opportunities to perform in a year). They will learn:

Proper French ballet terminology and steps
Mini exercises and combinations
Safe dance technique
Gentle dance based discipline
Team work/sharing/turn taking
Manners and ballet etiquette

 
Classes are fun and interactive providing a foundation for a lifelong love of ballet. All set to traditional classical ballet music. 

Little Dance Stars – 30 mins:


Little Dance Stars – 30 mins 
2 years old – 5 years old
(Must be 2 years old by the first class of term)


A fun and energetic introduction to the world of dance through American Jazz. We use up-beat pop, house and kid-friendly music to make classes lively and enjoyable. Classes explore safe dance technique and skill through isolations, running, jumping, posing and basic jazz steps. This class is great for kids who "just love to move". They will learn:

Safe dance technique
Gentle dance based discipline
Team work/sharing/turn taking
Manners and dance etiquette
Dance style and confidence

Class Levels:

BEGINNER, LEVEL 1 AND 2:

Suitable for 2 year olds + (Beginner level), new 3-4 year old dancers (level 1 and 2) or children that aim to develop confidence, listening skills or independence from parents in a class setting. Parental participation encouraged in the beginner level. 

BASIC SKILLS COVERED: Rhythm and musicality, hands on hips, head and hip isolations, jumping, running and safe landings through plie.