Recreational Dance

Our recreational dance classes provide a fun, professional and well-rounded program that all students will love. From ages 2-102 there's a class for you! From ages  2-5 students learn the fundamental steps of all dance styles through the use of props, stories and games. Beginning at age 6 students choose classes based on their interests and build a unique program that is suited to them. All recreational dancers perform at our professional, highly anticipated recital in May.

Class Descriptions

Ages 2-3

Mondays 9:05am-9:35am

Wednesdays 5:15pm-5:45pm

Creative Movement 

This class is a fun introduction to dance that all children will love. Students will explore creating rhythms and learn how to move with music alongside their parents. All while exploring their imagination with props, games and stories. Please note: Parent or guardian participation is required.

2020/21 Season

Pre-Beginner

Ages 2-3

This class is a fun introduction to dance that all children will love. Students will explore creating rhythms and learn how to move with music. All while exploring their imagination with props, games and stories as well as their independence. Please note: This is a child only class. Parents do not participate and instead wait outside the classroom.

2020/21 Season

Sundays 4:05pm-4:35pm

Tuesdays 5:25pm-5:55pm

Beginner

Age 4

Beginner takes all the skills learnt in Creative Movement/Pre-Beginner and expands the dancers abilities. Students will continue learning rhythms and exploring their imaginations but will also begin the learn the fundamental steps of all dance styles.  Please note: This is a child only class. Parents do not participate and instead wait outside the classroom.

2020/21 Season

Sundays 2:10pm-2:55pm

Mondays 9:40am-10:25am

Thursdays 5:45pm-6:30pm

Micro Mini

Age 5

In Micro Mini dancers will continue to perfect the fundamental steps of all dance styles. While also beginning to learn the genre specific steps of Jazz, Ballet & Ukrainian. Students will continue to learn with the use of props, games and stories.  Please note: This is a child only class. Parents do not participate and instead wait outside the classroom.

2020/21 Season

Sundays 3:00pm-4:00pm

Wednesdays 5:50pm-6:50pm

All Boys Classes

Ages 5 -12

In our all boys classes dancers will learn the techniques of jazz and ballet while the tricks of Ukrainian and style of hip hop are also incorporated into class. Focus is placed on technique enhancement, strength training and trick proficiency. 

2020/21 Season

Mighty Men (Ages 5-8) Mondays 5:35pm-6:35pm

Petite Boys Class (Ages 9-12) Mondays 7:45pm-8:55pm 

Ukrainian

Ages 5+

In Ukrainian dancers will learn the essential skills of Ukrainian stage dance. From polkas to hutsul steps and kolomeyka tricks we'll cover it all. Including elements of Ukrainian history, folklore and language making for a unique class experience. All dancers taking a Ukrainian class will have the opportunity to perform at the Manitoba Ukrainian Dance Festival.

2020/21 Season

Mini Ukrainian (Ages 5-8) Mondays 6:40pm-7:40pm

Petite & Junior Ukrainian (Ages 9-16) Sundays 4:05pm-5:15pm

Ballet

Ages 6+

Ballet is a classical form of dance that teaches grace, poise, elegance, muscle control, alignment and flexibility. It gives dancers a strong technical base for all other dance styles while also improving the dancer's musicality.

2020/21 Season

Mini Ballet A (Ages 6-8) Mondays 5:40pm-6:40pm

Mini Ballet B (Ages 6-8) Thursdays 5:00pm-6:00pm

Petite Ballet (Ages 9-12) Thursdays 6:35pm-7:45pm

Junior Ballet (Ages 13-18) Tuesdays 7:25pm-8:45pm

Gentle Ballet (Ages 45+) Mondays 8:00am-9:00am

Jazz

Ages 6+

Jazz is an energetic, stylish dance style that incorporates jumps, turns, travelling steps and dynamic body isolations. It teaches body awareness, muscle control, strength, flexibility and musicality in a fun and upbeat environment.

2020/21 Season

Mini Jazz (Ages 6-8) Wednesdays 5:35pm-6:35pm

Petite Jazz (Ages 9-12) Wednesdays 7:45pm-8:55pm

Junior Jazz (Ages 13-18) Tuesdays 6:00pm-7:20pm

Tap

Ages 6+

Tap is a dance form primarily focused on rhythm. Dancers use tap shoes to create different sounds. Tap is a fun way to help dancers develop musicality and synchronicity.

2020/21 Season

Mini Tap (Ages 6-8) Tuesdays 6:35pm-7:35pm

Petite & Junior Tap (Ages 9-16) Mondays 7:45pm-8:55pm

Gentle Tap (Ages 45+) Wednesdays 8:00am-9:00am

Hip Hop

Ages 6+

Hip Hop is a dance style that originated on the streets. Since its creation Hip Hop has become a very unique style of dance with many sub genres including popping, locking, whacking and crumping. 

2020/21 Season

Mini Hip Hop (Ages 6-8) Tuesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm

Petite & Junior Hip Hop (Ages 9-16) Mondays 6:35pm-7:45pm

Lyrical

Ages 9+

Lyrical combines ballet and jazz technique to express the emotions found in a song such as love, loss, anger or joy. Lyrical is a very popular style of dance worldwide.

2020/21 Season

Petite & Junior Lyrical (Ages 9-16) Thursdays 7:45pm-8:55pm

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