Creative Movements for 3-5 yr olds on Tuesdays at 3:15 - 3:45pm at McTavish Academy of Dance Session 1: Sept. 8 - Oct. 27th, 2020 (8 wk session) Session 2: Nov. 3 - Dec. 22nd, 2020 (8 wk session)
These Creative Movement classes are designed especially for pre-school children allowing them to explore a variety of movements that will introduce them to the fundamentals of dance. Miss Tara has created many dance stories that nurture a young child's imagination and take them on a movement adventure and also may include musical instruments or props like Hula Hoops, scarves, etc. To further support learning Language of Dance Symbol cards are incorporated so that children can make further connections between symbols and movement concepts like: levels, shape, direction, and quality.
Little Stars Pre-Ballet for 5 & 6 yr. olds on Tuesdays from 4 - 4:45pm Session 1: September 8th - December 22, 2020 (16 wk session)
Let your inner light shine brightly! In this 16-week beginner ballet session, children will learn the fundamentals of classical ballet through creatively designed classes. Miss Tara aims to foster the love of dance and uses many tools to reach this goal, including props and stories. As children are introduced to the posture and placement of dance they will also be supported in learning dance vocabulary, whilst also developing their musicality, coordination,spatial awareness and their ability to express ideas/sotries through movement. *Registrants for this session will prepare a dance demonstration for the "Winter Presentation in December" for Parents and Family Members.
Starbright Primary Ballet for 7-9 yr olds on Tuesdays from 5 - 6:00pm Session 1: September 8th - December 22, 2020 (16 wk session)
In this 16 week beginner ballet session, children will learn the fundamentals of classical ballet through creatively designed classes. Miss Tara aims to foster the love of dance and uses many tools to reach this goal, including props, instruments and stories. As children are introduced to dance vocabulary they will also be develooping their musicality, coordination, flexibility, strength, spatial awareness and the ability to express ideas/stories through movement. *Registrants from this session will be preparing a dance for our "Winter Presentation" for Parents and Family Members.
Adult Ballet for Beginner/Intermediate Levels on Tuesdays at 6:30 - 7:45pm Session 1: September 8th - December 22nd, 2020 (16 wk session)
Grace, balance, coordination and musicality! Make your muscles longer and stronger in the beginner/intermediate level adult ballet class. With a traditional format participants will learn barrework (or movements that warm up the body with the support of the barre), then these movements are expanded upon in centre practice and enchainments (or chains of steps). Come and try this beautiful art form, it is sucha wonderful form of expression! If you would like to perform in our Winter Dance Presentation please register for the 30minute Choreography class following this one.
Adult Ballet Choreography Class add-on Tuesdays at 7:45 - 8:15pm Session 1: September 8th - December 22nd, 2020 (16 wk session) Pre-requisite: Adult Ballet Beginner/Intermediate Level
This is a choreography class that will provide a performance opportunity for participants. A ballet dance will be created and presented at our Winter Dance Presentation in December at McTavish Academy for Family and Friends.