Classes Offered

PRESCHOOL

BABY CLASSES

Our preschool classes are suitable for 2-3 year olds. Classes are a mix of ballet, tap and jazz giving children a basic introduction to dance, fun is an emphasis to this class. No set uniform is required and all children participate in our end of year concert.

YOUNG BEGINNERS

Our Young Beginners classes are suitable for 4-5 year olds. Classes are a mix of ballet, tap and jazz giving children a basic introduction to dance, fun is an emphasis to this class. No set uniform is required and all children participate in our end of year concert.

TAP

BEGINNERS

Classes are suitable for 5-7 year olds. They are non exam classes and provide an introduction to tap, learning the basic steps which are an important foundation to becoming a tap dancer. All children learn routines which they can perform on stage in our mid term concert and a routine for our end of year concert. The beginners class incorporates tap and jazz in a fun introduction to dance class.

B.A.L TAP

Classes are suitable for children 8 years and older, or those with previous experience in tap or those who have previously sat tap exams. Classes are exam based where a syllabus is taught and the exam may be sat later in the year. This is good for children as technique can be corrected helping them to improve their dancing. Children participate in exam dance competitions which are fun and good for their confidence as well as this all children participate in the end of year concert.

NZAMD TAP

Classes suitable for those who have sat grade 1 BAL Tap or above. The two types of tap are completely different styles and go well together.

OPEN TAP

Junior & Teenage classes are suitable for those that would like to try tap and do not want to sit exams. No previous experience necessary.

Senior classes are suitable for advanced level tappers for those that have finished exams and want to carry on with tap or those in senior exam classes that want an extra tap class.

BALLET

BEGINNERS

Classes are suitable for 5-7 year olds. They are non exam classes and provide an introduction to ballet, learning the basic steps which are an important foundation to becoming a ballet dancer. All children learn routines which they can perform on stage in our mid term concert and a routine for our end of year concert.

B.A.L BALLET

Classes are suitable for 5 year olds and up. Classes are exam based where a syllabus is taught and the exam may be sat later in the year. This is good for children as technique can be corrected helping them to improve their dancing. Children participate in exam dance competitions which are fun and good for their confidence as well as this all children participate in the end of year concert.

NZAMD BALLET

Classes are suitable for senior students who have passed Grade 5 B.A.L Ballet or students from other syllabuses wishing to try another syllabus of ballet.

OPEN BALLET

Classes are suitable for those Approx. Grade 3 level and above to supplement their exam classes or for those in Jazz Grade 4 and above to help with their technique. Also suitable for those that do not want to sit an exam.

JAZZ

BEGINNERS

Classes are suitable for 5-7 year olds. They are non exam classes and provide an introduction to jazz, learning the basic steps which are an important foundation to becoming a jazz dancer. All children learn routines which they can perform on stage in our mid term concert and a routine for our end of year concert. The beginners class incorporates tap and jazz in a fun introduction to dance class.

NZAMD JAZZ

Classes are suitable for children 8 years and older, or those with previous experience in jazz or those who have previously sat jazz exams. Classes are exam based where a syllabus is taught and the exam may be sat later in the year. This is good for children as technique can be corrected helping them to improve their dancing. Children participate in exam dance competitions which are fun and good for their confidence as well as this all children participate in the end of year concert.

OPEN JAZZ

Junior & Teenage classes are suitable for those that would like to try jazz and do not want to sit exams. No previous experience necessary.

OTHER

HIP HOP

Classes are fun with a mixture of moves from music videos. We also do hip hop exam classes for those wanting a more structured form of hip hop. Tutors are up to date in all the modern moves.

NATIONAL DANCING

A few classes are offered in national character dancing. These classes are exam based and the B.A.L syllabus is taught with a different country for each grade.

CONTEMPORARY

Open Classes available in contemporary style of dance.

LYRICAL

Open Classes available in lyrical style of dance.

DANCE ACROBATICS

Stretch and conditioning classes building up to lean basic tricks.

MUSICAL THEATRE

Open Classes to learn singing and acting to current and past musicals.

ADULTS

ADULTS TAP

You need not have danced to participate in these classes. We have classes for those with no experience in tap dancing to those who have had years of tap dancing. Classes are offered both for fun or for those of you who prefer something a little more structured exam classes may also be taken.

ADULTS JAZZ

You need not have danced to participate in these classes. We have classes for those with no experience in tap dancing to those who have had years of tap dancing. Classes are offered both for fun or for those of you who prefer something a little more structured exam classes may also be taken.

ADULTS BALLET

You need not have danced to participate in these classes. We have classes for those with no experience in tap dancing to those who have had years of tap dancing. Classes are offered both for fun or for those of you who prefer something a little more structured exam classes may also be taken.

IDT – International Dance Technique

Created by Lucy Ellis Dance Coaching and Kylie Norris in 2019. International Dance Technique is an exam Syllabus created to develop plyometric agility, strength, fitness, flexibility and strong jazz technique in dancers.

Although this can be an exam syllabus you are not not required to sit the exams. It is however a good supplement to all Jazz Exam classes.