NFC DANCE

Class Descriptions

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Movement to Music: This fun, recreational class will introduce young children to the rhythm of music and introduce beginner steps in dance. Various accessories such as parachutes, hoola hoops and tambourines may be used to encourage creative movement. For preschool children 21/2-3 years old. (born in the year 2015)
Children enrolled in this class are expected to be involved in the class independently with no parental participation.

 

Creative Dance: A fun, first introduction to dance. This class will have children working on improving balance and rhythm while learning basic dance moves. For children in kindergarten in Sept. 2018 (born in the year 2013-2014)

 

Intro to Dance: A class specifically for those students entering SK  (born in the year 2013).

 

Jazz/Hip Hop Combo: 

Jazz-Hip Hop:A combination class featuring jazz and hip hop. For grade 1-3.( born in 2010-2012)

Advanced Jazz/Hip Hop is for returning Jazz/hip hop students in Gr. 2-3 in September 2018. (Born 2010-2011)

 

Jazz/Acro Combo: A combination class featuring jazz and the balance, strength, muscle control and flexibility of basic acro.There are two classes for different abilities.



Into to Jazz/Acro: A combination class featuring jazz and the balance, strength, muscle control and flexibility of basic acro. Intro/Beginner Jazz/Acro is for students that enjoy dance and gymnastics.  They will learn how to do front rolls, cartwheels and back bridge. This class is for students entering grade 2 and up in Sept. 2018 (Born earlier than or including 2011). This class is a pre-requisite to Intermediate Jazz/Acro (2 years of Intro/Beginner Jazz/Acro and/or teacher approval is required to move to the next level). 

 

Intermediate Jazz/Acro:  A combination class featuring jazz and the balance, strength, muscle control and flexibility of intermediate acro. This class has skill and enrollment requirements. Prior to enrollment a child must have previous registered gymnastic experience or enrolled in Intro/Beginner Jazz/Acro for 2 years. This class is for students entering grade 4 & up in Sept 2018 (born in 2009 or earlier). The teacher reserves the right to accept registration or transfer the student to the class best suited to the child's skill and/or age level. This class is a pre-requisite to Advanced Jazz/Acro (2 years of Intermediate Jazz/Acro and/or teacher approval is required to move to the next level).

 

Advanced Jazz/Acro: A combination class featuring jazz and the balance, strength, muscle control and flexibility of  advanced acro. Enrollment in this class  is by invitation only and two years in Intermediate Jazz/Acro is a requirement.  This class is for students entering grade 6 & up in Sept. 2018.  Born before and including 2007.  The teacher reserves the right to assess all students in the first week of class to ensure appropriate skill level for this class.  The teacher reserves the right to move a student to the class that suits his/her skill and age level.

 

Junior Jazz: Rhythm and coordination will be taught in this modern dance. For those dancers who want a faster pace than ballet. Grade 4-6 (Born 2007-2009)

 

 

Senior Jazz: Grade 7 & up (born earlier than or including 2006)

 

Musical Theatre: Dance and theatrics combined to create a rousing routine at recital.  For grades 3-6 (born 2007-2010)

 

Hip Hop: These classes introduce the dancer to the steps and moves of this high energy dance.

Junior Hip Hop: grade 4-6 (born 2007-2009)

Senior Hip Hop:grade 7 & up (born earlier than and including 2006)

The grades levels indicated are determined by the child's grade in Sept. 2018. All classes are available to dancers new to hip hop.  

 

Contemporary Dance: Modern dance featuring ballet, jazz and lyrical. Students learn the rhythm of jazz, the emotions of lyrical and the techniques of ballet.  For two age groups Junior Contemporary: grade 4-6 (born 2007-2009) Senior Contemporary: grade 7 & up (born earlier than and including 2006).



     The grade levels indicate what grade the child will be in for the September 2018 school year.


     We do enforce our age groups and no exceptions are made.