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Dance with your heart & your feet will follow. Click on the circles for descriptions.

Let’s Dance!

We provide a variety of dance programs for ages two through to adult. Classes are offered in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre and Contemporary. Our professional and experienced faculty is committed to making your experience with us enjoyable.  Whether you are from High River, Nanton, Okotoks, Black Diamond, Turner Valley, Longview or Southern Alberta area, come and check us out!

Please see our class descriptions for more details on each class:

Tap

– ages four and up –

  • rythym | coordination | sound

This fun class follows the CDTA syllabus. Dancers will learn technique, execution and coordination, all while having fun moving to a percussive beat!

 Tap Attire Requirements

  • Hair must be tied back for all classes.

    Black sleeveless tank bodysuit- any style
    Light tan beige tights– style #314
    Black Capri pants or bootie shorts
    Footwear:
    Beg Tap-Gr 1 – Black patent tap shoes (Capezio Style # 625)
    Grades 2 – Black Mary Jane Junior Tap (Capezio 3800)
    Grade 3+ – Black leather oxford tap shoes (lace ups)(Capezio CG100)
    Teen Tap – Either the Black Oxford or Black Mary Jane
    Students taking Tap/Jazz OR Ballet/Tap must have both types of shoes (attire is the same for jazz and tap)

Jazz

– ages five and up –

  • fun | high-energy | fast paced

In our Jazz programs students will learn how to develop muscle strength, stamina, flexibility, coordination and technique. Our Jazz is based on the CDTA National syllabus as well as the latest street styles of jazz.

  Jazz & Lyrical Attire Requirements

  • Hair must be tied back for all classes.

    Black sleeveless tank bodysuit- any style
    Light tan beige tights- style #314
    Beige jazz slip on Booties – BLOCH Style# SO499 G (NO CAPIZIO)
    Black dance shorts (booty shorts)
    Students taking Tap/Jazz must have both jazz and tap shoes (attire is the same for jazz and tap)

Hip Hop

– ages six and up – sessional & full year available-

  • upbeat | trendy | popular

This class is one of the fastest growing forms of dance! Learn the latest street moves in our trendy Hip Hop classes. This program focuses on popular music of today and incorporates various styles of lockin’, poppin’, break dancing, house and video styling.

  Hip Hop Attire Requirements

  • Hair must be tied back for all classes.

    Comfortable clothing that permits movement – NO JEANS
    ***CLEAN INDOOR WHITE RUNNERS**
    ***Competitive dancers will be required to purchase matching shoes for competition

Lyrical

– average age 10 yrs –

  • technique | strength | expression

Lyrical dance focuses on technique and core strength while expressing the lyrics through the dancers movement and emotions. Dancers must be enrolled in Ballet and Jazz to register.

 Jazz & Lyrical Attire Requirements

  • Hair must be tied back for all classes.

    Black sleeveless tank bodysuit- any style
    Light tan beige tights- style #314
    Beige jazz slip on Booties – BLOCH Style# SO499 G (NO CAPIZIO)
    Black dance shorts (booty shorts)
    Students taking Tap/Jazz must have both jazz and tap shoes (attire is the same for jazz and tap)

Contemporary

  • creativity | flexibility | rhythm

Visualize the technique of ballet and modern combined with the broad artistic expression of jazz. The key components for Contemporary dance are core strength, flexibility, rhythm, conditioning, creativity and technique while developing the dancers natural style.

 Contemporary Attire Requirements

  • Hair must be tied back for all classes.

    Any color/style bodysuit
    Light tan beige Capri tights- style #317
    Black dance shorts (booty shorts)
    NO SHOES REQUIRED – Contemporary is done in bare feet
    ***Footless tights are mandatory as exercises are done with bare feet.

Kinderboogie

– ages three to four years – twelve & sixteen week class –

  • beginnings | creative | silly-fun

This program teaches your wee ones the basic foundations for all dance forms. These classes encourage students to start developing their technique through creative movement, singing and dancing while developing spatial & body awareness, rhythm, musicality and social skills.

 Kinderboogie Attire Requirements

  • Hair must be tied back for all classes, bun is not mandatory.

    Pink MONDOR sleeveless bodysuit – style #3045 (any style/color is acceptable)
    Pink ballet tights – style #310
    Pink leather ballet slippers -please do NOT buy at Wal-Mart
    OPTIONAL: Chiffon skirt (any color/style)

Acro

 ages six and up –

  • contortion | jazz | gymnastics

Acro is not your everyday gymnastics class! Think Cirque du Soleil! It is a style of dance that seamlessly combines classical dance technique with elements of gymnastics, jazz, tumbling, and basic contortion. We will teach your child skills such as handstands, elbow stands, cartwheels, back bends, balance and contortion tricks (but only when they are ready to).

Dancers MUST be taking a Jazz or Ballet Technique class to register in Acro

 Acro Attire Requirements

  • Hair must be tied back for all classes, no JEWELRY or loose fitting clothes.

    Any color/style bodysuit
    Light tan beige Capri tights- style #317
    Bare Feet
    Black dance shorts (booty shorts)
    ***Footless tights are mandatory as exercises are done with bare feet.

 Dress Code Information

 

Download our Attire Sheet here.

 

 

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