Dance Classes at the Bragg Creek Community Centre

We are so excited to start offering dance classes for the Bragg Creek Communities in the convenience of their own neighbourhood. Starting with classes for age 3-6 on Tuesdays mornings, we will be running Creative Movement “Tiny Ballerinas,” “Hop n’ Pop,” Pre-Junior “Jazz/Ballet/Acro,” and Pre-Junior “Hip Hop/Musical Theatre.” Our intentions for coming out to Bragg Creek is to provide something a little closer to home for those families and offer another reason to connect with community!!

Please just be sure to check out the proper location if searching for classes online.

 
 
 

OUR CLASSES

Creative Movement (TINY BALLERINAS)

For those 3 and 4 year olds looking to start dance and discover balance and creativity through movement. Offering a fun, energetic, and interactive environment to keep those little ones involved and busy during their class each week. Introducing our little ones to Ballet and Jazz (and sometimes Tap!), this class helps increase the extent of body movement to improve coordination, control, and muscle awareness. Guaranteed to keep those little ones busy, feeling amazing, and to burn some energy for a full 30-60min each week.

Creative Movement (HOP N' POP)

This class is designed to encourage creativity and explore "style" through movement! This 30min segment will include an introduction into Hip Hop, Breakdancing, Tumbling, and a lot of laughter! The purpose is to embrace each indiduval for their own uniqueness and encourage confidence through movement!

ACRO

A combination of dance technique and acrobatic elements. Acro focuses on promoting flexibility, tumbling, strength, balance, contortion, and partner/group stunts. Each lesson involves training in gymnastic-style elements but is often put together with style and choreography. We are a fully accredited studio with certified ACC (Acrobatic Arts) and Acrobatique teachers. At the Pre-Junior level, Acro is combined with Jazz.

BALLET

Ballet is the foundation of technique and balance for all styles of dance. Discipline and creativity are used to improve flexibility, strength, and proper positioning. Ballet technique is essential for improvement and appropriate advancement in other styles of dance as well. Offering various levels including pre-primary to advanced, pointe prep, and pointe as well as ballet barre specific classes for those interested in improving more quickly. Ballet is incorporated into almost every class and is strongly encouraged for all ages by the staff and directors at Springbank Dancers.

HIP HOP

Strong and powerful dance movements to Hip Hop and R&B music. Includes different styles of urban dance while increasing an understanding of various music beats and rhythms. Classes are designed to concentrate on choreography and memory, without limits to body movements. Hip Hop is energetic and perfect for those looking for an interactive and relaxed style of dance. Offering various levels including Junior to Advanced, for boys and girls of all ages. At the Pre-Junior level, Hip Hop is combined with Musical Theatre.

JAZZ

Jazz is a strong technically based style of dance consisting of unique movements, body and musical awareness, intricate foot movements, leaps and turns. In order to excel in jazz, dancers are strongly recommended to have a background in ballet to improve strength and balance. At the Pre-Junior level, Jazz is combined with Acro.

MUSICAL THEATRE

A form of dance that combines technique from jazz, ballet, and lyrical with song and music from stage/theatre performances. Musical Theatre is a fun, outgoing style that improves a dancer’s confidence and creativity throughout Broadway performance. All dancers involved in Musical Theatre classes are strongly encouraged to also participate in a technique class (such as ballet, jazz, lyrical, etc.). At the Pre-Junior level, Musical Theatre is combined with Hip Hop.

FAQs

What are the lengths of each class?

  • Creative Movement - 30min

  • Pre-Junior Hip Hop/Musical Theatre - 30min

  • Pre-Junior Jazz/Ballet/Acro - 45min

How much do the classes cost?

  • 30min Creative Movement Class - $215.00 for the Fall Session

  • 30min Pre-Junior Class - $230.00 for the Fall Session

  • 45min Pre-Junior Class - $290.00 for the Fall Session

*There will be 14 classes in total, Sept. 10th to Dec. 10th

PLEASE NOTE: Tuition for Session Classes is due upon registration.

What is the required attire?

  • Coming soon!

What is the required hair?

  • Please just ensure your dancers' hair is pulled back and out of their face for class (hair styles could include a bun, pony tail, braid, half-up, etc.)

Am I allowed to sit in on the class?

  • We will have a Parent Viewing Week in December but please feel free to let us know if you'd like to pop in any other time!

Does my dancer get to participate in Recital?

  • Absolutely, as long as we have enough interest to continue classes in the New Year, our Bragg Creek students will get to do Recital! If you are not available or interested in participating in Recital, please provide notice prior to January 15th.

Recital Dates?

  • Thursday June 18th and Friday June 19th 2020 at the Martha Cohen Theatre - there are three (different) shows but each class will participate once (which will be determined at a later date).

What are the costs of the Recital Costumes?

  • Our Bragg Creek dancers pay no more than $75.00 per costume, due February 1st.

Have any more questions?

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