OUR CLASSES

READY SET DANCE / BALLET

Age 2 to 5 years

We are proud to be offering Ready Set Dance and Ready Set Ballet to our 2-5yr old preschoolers, which introduces the children to the basics of dance and ballet whilst using amazing props and creative music!

The creators of the classes have ensured that the classes appeal to both boys and girls. Through regular and sustained participation in Ready Set Dance / Ballet classes children develop positive dispositions to learning such as enthusiasm, independence, concentration, persistence, co-operation and the three C’s of confidence, coordination, and creativity. 

 

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BALLET

Age 5 years & up

The school teaches Classical Ballet, concentrating on the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus. This is the leading internationally recognised syllabus providing structured development for age 3 through to adult. 

At 5, children commence the RAD syllabus with the recently released Pre Primary syllabus. From thereon, the school offers classes at all grades up to grade 8. With the grades syllabus, examinations are held annually with external RAD examiners attending the school.

Students can also progress to the vocational grades and the school provides classes for all levels up to Advanced 2. Solo Seal can be provided depending upon demand. Examinations for vocational grades are taken externally at the RAD studio.

EXCLUSIVE BALLET PROGRAMS

Age 8 to 14 years

Northbridge Dance Studios is starting 2021 with 2 brand new exclusive ballet programs - the Classical Extension Program & the Junior Acceleration Program.  

The Classical Extension Program is designed for students aged 11-14 years to prepare them for full-time classical training. It includes classical ballet coaching, pointe work, body conditioning and strength and more. For more info, please download our flyer

The Junior Acceleration Program is specifically for students aged between 8 - 10 years. This program is designed to motivate young dancers who are looking to accelerate their classical ballet training. It involves classical ballet coaching, pre-pointe training and body conditioning and strength. For more information, please download our flyer.

JAZZ

Age 5 years & up

These are high energy classes where a variety of styles are taught and lots of fun is had. The music used is a variety of the latest music hits, Broadway classics, pop and RnB songs. Students learn a variety of jazz steps and vocabulary with a strong focus on technique, core strength, flexibility, and overall fitness.

Adult jazz classes are also very popular and gives exercise a certain style and fulfilment that going to the gym doesn’t have. Tighten up the abs, loosen up the hamstrings and let out the show girl.

HIP HOP

Age 5 years & up

This is street style dance originating from New York City back in the 1970’s. It is taught to the latest Hip Hop & RnB music and after some stretching and strengthening a variety of street and urban dance combinations are learnt.

MOVERS & GROOVERS

Age 5 to 6 year

Movers & Groovers is fun combo class where children get to experience jazz, tap and hip hop. The basic foundations for jazz and tap will be learnt, as well as the fun hip hop moves, all put to current pop music.

MODERN DANCE

Age 7 years & up

Modern is a blend of ballet and modern dance with a strong core base. It brings out a quality of self expression within the students and allows students not studying ballet to achieve the same graceful awareness.  

 

Students have the opportunity to learn both lyrical and contemporary styles within their modern class. It is a great class for students wanting more freedom than ballet giving them the confidence of self expression. 

BOY STREET FUNK

Age 5 years & up

This class introduces flexibility, strength and fitness through dance exercises. It gives the students a chance to develop their musicality while learning new moves. Classes are taught with the latest popular music and the boys perform a routine in the end of year show.

TAP

Age 5 years & up

Classes are run in three levels and students are put in levels based on their ability rather than age. Classes are taught to a variety of music which brings out the musicality and interest in the students. Within the classes are a mix of old and modern tap styles as seen in the old musical shows and the latest tap dogs. 

ACRO / TUMBLING

Age 5 years & up

In Acro classes students will learn how to do popular tumbling moves such as cartwheels, walkovers and aerials. They will also build up their strength, flexibility and body awareness.

 

The main focus of these classes is to broaden the skillset of our dancers in a safe and controlled environment.