Across the Floor Dance Studio
 
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Introduction to Dance (8 Week Sessions)
Classes in Acro, Ballet, Tap, Jazz-Hop and JHop

For 3 - 5 year olds, 45 minute class.
For 6 - 8 year olds, 1 hr class

Introduction to Dance runs in eight week sessions, Jazz and Hip Hop. This program allows for a change in pace of discipline to increase your child's interest in the disciplines offered at Across The Floor Dance Studio. These classes might be for your child if a whole year seems overwhelming.

Lyrical

For ages 7 & up.

Lyrical dance is a a highly technical dance style that blends ballet and jazz dance to show the meaning of music. This style will challenge students to use movement and emotion to tell a story. Choreography is often emotional, gripping and delicate all at the same time while allowing spirit to tell where the dance will go.

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Ballet

For ages 3 & up.

Ballet is the foundation for all dance programs and all children entering into dance are encouraged to participate in this program. Ballet is a physical art form that teaches musical awareness, flexibility, body co-ordination, mental quickness, personal confidence and self-discipline.

Modern

For ages 6 & up.

One of the most expressive yet abstract forms of dance, modern explores weight changes, dynamics and improvisation. Integrating Graham, Horton and Limon styles, classes will include contractions of spine, flatbacks and floor work. Students must be registered in Ballet to take this class.

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Tap

For ages 3 & up.

A high energy class where dancers learn rhythm, speed, and precision to all forms of music. Classes begin with a warmup, move to across the floor patterns, and finishes with combinations. Tap combines the rhythm of footwork with the elements of other forms of dance. Tap is enjoyed by all ages!

Hip Hop

For ages 6 & up.

This high-energy class not only improves physical fitness, but rhythm, freestyle movement, and self-confidence as well. This style of dance is funky, energetic and alot of fun! It incorporates the latest dance moves to the latest dance music.

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Jazz

For ages 4 & up.

High energy classes set to contemporary music offers children and teens an exciting way to enjoy the benefits and discipline of dance training. Classes will include a full body warm-up including centre, across the floor and combinations. Jazz is a fun, upbeat style of dance that stems from ballet and combines today's stylish moves with energetic, popular-age appropriate music.

JHop

For ages 3 - 5.

This high-energy class not only improves physical fitness, but rhythm,
freestyle movement, and self-confidence as well. This style of dance is funky, energetic and alot of fun! It incorporates the latest dance moves to the latest dance music.

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Contemporary

For ages 10 & up.

Contemporary dance is characterized by its versatility. Contemporary can be danced to almost any style of music, or united with other dance forms to create new styles of movement. Contemporary seeks to work with the natural alignment of the body. At the same time, the ease of movement promoted by contemporary dance technique allows experienced dancers to push new boundaries of body movement. Students must be registered in ballet to take this class.

Acro

For ages 5 & up.

Acrobatics combines the fluidity and performance quality of dance with the flexibility and control of gymnastics to create a series of tricks and partner work made famous by groups such as Cirque du Soleil. Acrobatics teaches strength, balance and contortion elements which will enhance all other styles of dancing. Students will be taught the CDTA acrobatic syllabus. Full year students must be enrolled in twice a week Ballet.

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Song & Dance

For ages 7 & up.

If you have a passion for both singing and dancing, this is the class for you! In our new Song and Dance class students will have the opportunity to learn the foundational basis of many musical and dance concepts.

In the musical part of the class students will learn:
- Rhythm games and exercises
- Music notation recognition
- Development of sighing and musical thought

In the dance part of the class students will learn:
- Foundational dance steps
- Creative movement exercises
- Application of musical theory
- Learning of theatrical routines

 


 
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10301-112th Street, Grande Prairie, AB | Phone: 780.532.2887 | Fax: 780.532.0449 | Email: admin@acrossthefloordance.com
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