Pre School Ballet & Tap (3 & 4 years old)
Our Pre School class is suitable for children aged 3 & 4. This is a combined class the emphasis is on the Ballet with a little taster of Tap! Basic dance steps, mime and music interpretation are taught in a varied way with the emphasis on enjoyment. Early dance helps to develop co-ordination, confidence, balance and social skills. When the children turn 5 years old there is a natural progression then to the next classes.
Ballet is the basis of all dance. The classes develops a strong basic technique combined with an understanding of co-ordination and musical interpretation, these are essentials of classical training. The classes progressively develop in technical ability and understanding, giving each pupil a sense of dance , poise and it's relation to the music.
Tap Dance is one of the most enjoyable and rhythmic forms of dance. Through the classes the pupils gain an extensive knowledge of the Tap vocabulary and a greater understanding of music and rhythm.
The classes combines modern dance, jazz and other dance styles with ability to adapt with ever changing fashions in dance. The children's work is based on natural movements: walking, running, jumping and skipping. Modern classes help develop flexibility, stamina and strength.