Let's Play Ballet and Creative Dance
3.5 years to 6 Years
““Movement is the Key to Learning”” Jill Connell and Cheryl McCarthy
Your 'Let's Play Ballet and Creative Dance Class' uses dance, music and play to help dancers explore body awareness, rhythm, co-ordination and balance whilst learning Dance Concepts. A curriculum-based class that has been designed to meet the developmental needs of your child.
Through a Multi-Sensory approach, that uses nursery rhymes, inspiring music, instruments, stories, games and props - growing dancers will develop control of their body, strengthen muscles and improve balance. Themes and stories such as ‘Deep Blue Sea’, ‘Transport’ and ‘Animals’ are introduced to enrich your little dancer’s imagination, communication skills,
movement range and much more.
Classes integrate traditional ballet movements with creative dance methods to ensure a grounding of key dance skills and understanding that can be applied to all dance genres. With the understanding that children learn best through self-experience and learning through doing A greater focus is placed on self-expression, allowing children to actively explore movement and make choices for themselves about what they enjoy and how they would like to move.
These special first experiences participating in a group activity away from their grown-up will be positive, supportive and fun - introducing them to a warm and welcoming community where they can enjoy social interactions, developing essential communication, social and emotional skills and learn what it means to be part of a group.
Moving to Learn
Classes are not only fun and engaging they include a mixture of activities that ensure the development of...
Core muscles essential for rolling, crawling and walking
visual skills through tracking and focusing activities
movement patterns to ensure healthy development of the body and mind
early communication and language skills through rhymes and songs
secure attachments and strengthen bond with grown-up.
controlling different parts of the body, finding out where they are and what they do.
rhythmic awareness & the beginnings of anticipation of changes in music.