Mummy & Me And Twinkle Classes (2-4 Years)
These classes are especially designed to introduce 2 & 4 year olds to the magical world of ballet. Young dancers will learn the basic steps while learning how to follow direction and imitate movement in a positive environment. Engaging music is used to get these little guys inspired to dance. The use of props enables the young dancers to use their imagination, creativity and, most of all, have fun!!
Classical Ballet Classes
Strictly Dance teaches Australian teachers of Dance and the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus. The school prides itself on teaching children from 2 years of age with a reputation for innovation and excellence. At Strictly Dance your childs passion for ballet will grow through our artistic and creative programs. With a dedicated team and a vibrant community, your child will be motivated to take your talent to the next level.
Acrobatic is a beautiful, dynamic and spectacular skills for those children from 4 years to advanced dancers. The class develops courage, strength, stamina, co-ordination, flexibility, jumping abilities, adroitness etc. Acro unites its power and poise, with grace and beauty to create an intriguing style. This class will focus on fundamental acrobatic technique, teaching such skills as handstands, chin stands, elbow stands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, balance and contortion tricks, all each student’s individual level of experience. Your child will shine after every lesson with the exciting skills he or she has learnt, it is amazing fun too!
Combination Jazz/Tap Classes (3-7 years)
These are age specific classes for which introduce jazz and tap to our littlest dancers. They give children a fantastic base and exposure to different genre of dance. We have found that this combination helps to keep the children excited, interested and focused for the entire class. The use of props such as maracas, hula hoops and teddies keeps these young students involved. Watch your child’s eyes light up as the dance in front of you after each class, so very exited for the next week to come.
Students sing all kinds of music from their favorite artists to classical arias. Just a sample of what a student will learn in singing lessons includes how to breathe properly, how to increase their range, proper pitch, how to project and stage presence. Our school offer optional performance opportunities each year with our music recital. Our group lesson lengths are 30 minutes or 1 hour classes depending on ability and age. Private lessons are 30 minute one on one lessons. Students are encouraged to select some of their favourite songs, to bring their own personality into their singing.
If your child loves to sing then our Broadway Babies (Ages 4-6) or Broadway Stars (Ages 7-10) is the option for your child. Our students enjoy lots of personal attention in our small classes with only 8 students per class. The children enjoy lots of singing to teach many musical concepts
Jazz combines many styles and techniques from ethnic and contemporary dance to ballet. Rhythm, upon which all dance forms depend, is particularly integral to jazz dance. The classes consist of exercises to stretch and tone muscles and develop support of proper stress-free alignment of the skeletal structure. Using jazz, soul, R&B, ethnic and pop music, jazz classes are a great workout and a fun way to release tension while attaining a body awareness that can be applied to everyday activities. ATOD syllabus exams are available.
Tap is Back! Tap is an exciting rhythmic exercise and dance form, which is enjoyable to both kids and adults. Rooted in African-American History, tap offers a variety of styles and techniques. Students will realize results in dance movement after a minimum of classes. The class stresses the basics of tap and builds into combinations which are great to watch and delightful to hear. Try tapping for fun and fitness. ATOD syllabus exams are available.
If your child loves tumbling, dance and stunts this is the class she will LOVE! Incorporating these three elements into one exciting class, your child will beam with excitement with all she learns. Coordination, strength, balance and flexibility are some of the physical benefits participating in Cheer Classes but they will also be developing much more. Self esteem, confidence and goal setting skills are also nurtured in our environment that caters to team sportsmanship and social interaction with peers. Cheerleading is a fast paced, dynamic sport and you child with thrive with Strictly Dances amazing teachers and staff.
Hip Hop is a street style dance that is more widely used in music videos and commercials. Students will learn the basics of hip hop technique and style as well as learning different center floor combinations to popular music. Students will develop their musicality and learn how to rhythmically interpret the music while exploring and perfecting the elements of freestyle and performance.
Hip hop is great for anyone who loves to dance. It’s fun, energetic & boundless. Just watch your child’s confidence soar!
Contemporary Dance was initially formed as an alternative to the rigid world of ballet. In its basic sense it was more open to people of differing skills and body types. Contemporary can be danced to any music; modern or classical. Students will learn how to express emotions through choreography and music.
A class for the teen or adult with no prior jazz, ballet or Contemporary dance experience, or for the student who has been out of dance for a period of time. Current dance styles along with beginning placement and technique are studied.
Stretch & Strengthening Classes & Extension Classes
Come & join in this fantastic class which is essential for any dancer to discover their flexibility & secrets of core stability. We use traditional dancers stretchers as a base and find that this class is ideal for aspirin young dancers, who would like to work on flexibility, trick turns & leaps.
Trick turns and leaps
In this class students will learn systematic, step by step, methods to achieve outstanding leaps and turns. This class will help dancers achieve strong multiple turns and high technique-perfect leaps. Plus TRICKS! Students will reach a new level in their dance training.