Recreational

We believe that children who are given the right tools will grow and succeed at a greater capacity.

 

DSC_1739+We give your child so much more than quality dance training! They will have the opportunity to develop self confidence, determination, discipline, poise, focus, drive and friendships that last a lifetime all while having an abundance of fun! Our limited class sizes and highly qualified instructors will keep your child moving and inspired in all styles of dance!  For more information on our recreational programs please contact us at info@emotiondancecompany.ca

 

Kidz Kombo 1, 2, 3: Ages 2, 3 – 4 and 5 – 7 (30 min, 45 min and 1 hr classes)

10027Classes will explore tap and jazz fundamentals through the use of fun music, imagination, creative movement and playful learning in this electric combination class! Children will develop coordination and musical interpretation while learning to listen to their teacher, co-operate with others and work independently. Levels will be based on age and will be divided appropriately. Be ready for your child to bring out their inner diva or dude! Click here to register!

 

Kinder Hip Hop & Kids Hip Hop 1: Ages 3 – 4 and 5 – 7 (30 min and 45 min classes)

10007Get ready for the Super Cool! Classes will combine fresh urban moves and music with energy, expression and fun to learn the latest street styles of dance! Children will develop coordination and musical interpretation while learning to listen to their teacher, co-operate with others and work independently. Levels will be based on age and will be divided appropriately. Click here to register!

 

 

 Twinkle Toes: Ages 2 (30 min class)

99053Classes focus on ballet technique through the use of imagination, creative movement and playful learning. With the use of props children will learn to interpret the music and movement while learning to listen to their teacher, co-operate with others and work independently. Sparkly, pretty Tutus are welcome! Click here to register! 

 

 

Pre-Primary Ballet 1 & 2: Ages 3 – 4 and 5 – 7 (30 min and 45 min classes)

99029Classes focus on ballet technique through the use of imagination, creative movement and playful learning. Ballet terminology and fundamentals are taught through exercises done in the centre of the studio. Children will develop strength, stretch and turnout while learning to listen to their teacher, co-operate with others and work independently. Click here to register!

 

 

Kinder Acro and Kids Acro 1: Ages 3-4 and 5-7 (30 min and 45 min classes)

99148Acro is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It is defined by its athletic character and its unique choreography, which seamlessly blends jazz and acrobatics. Children will develop coordination, strength and flexibility while learning to listen to their teacher, co-operate with others and work independently. Your children will be tumbling their way through class in no time! Click here to register!

 

Triple Threat: Ages 3 – 4 (1 hr class)  ***Not offered in 2017/2018 Schedule

Classes will explore ballet, tap and jazz fundamentals through the use of fun music, imagination, creative movement and playful learning in this delightful combination class! Children will develop coordination, musical interpretation and ballet technique while learning to listen to their teacher, co-operate with others and work independently. Levels will be based on age and will be divided appropriately.  Click here to register!

 

Musical Theatre: Ages 6-10 (45 min class)  ***Now offered in 2017/2018 Schedule!!!

Musical Theatre bring out the best in all the Broadway Classics!  Singing and Dancing join together to create a fun and energetic class.  Classes encourage individual and group vocals while developing jazz and Broadway style movement.  Classes focus on performance and technique while developing musicality and style.

 

 

MOMMY & ME CLASS – Baby Boogie: Ages 18 months – 2 years (45min class)  ***Not offered in 2017/2018 Schedule

Classes will explore ballet, tap and jazz fundamentals through the use of fun music, imagination, creative movement and playful learning in this delightful combination class! Children will develop coordination, musical interpretation and technique while learning to listen to their teacher and co-operate with others…all while having fun with Mommy (or Daddy)!

Jazz: Ages 8 – Adult (1 hr classes)

972200_10151632380871488_1504026518_n[1]Jazz is an exciting and ever evolving dance form full of rhythm, passion and soul! Jazz brings energy and life to all those who dance it. Classes explore and encourage individual expression and the development of personal style and technique. Classes focus on strength, flexibility, co –ordination, musicality and performance skills while using popular music and fresh moves. Click here to register!

 

Hip Hop: Ages 8 – Adult (1 hr classes)

20140427_133041Classes focus on the latest street styles of dance, including hip hop, break-dancing, pop, & funk. Dancers are encouraged to push themselves to explore new movements and to understand the elements of urban choreography, popular music, and performance with an edge through developing personal rhythm and style. Click here to register!

 

 

Tap: Ages 8 – Adult (45 min and 1 hr classes)

557932_10151601135171125_2092287730_n[1]This lively, rhythmic style of dance makes the dancer not just a performer, but also a percussive musician! Classes incorporate the classic steps and terminology of tap dancing while adding a fresh approach to choreography. Dancers learn to coordinate rhythm, agility, and musicality to execute clarity in sound and movement. Click here to register!

 

 

Contemporary & Lyrical: Ages 8 – Adult (1 hr classes)

10426153_870190536356136_8324056113199103660_nContemporary and Lyrical is interpretive, improvisational and story-telling. Lyrical focuses more on the lyrics of the music to interpret a story through mood, theme, movement quality and emotion while contemporary combines abstract movement and levels of spatial awareness. Both styles focus on choreography and expression while combining ballet, jazz and modern techniques. It is recommended for students to be taking ballet and/or jazz or have ballet and/or jazz experience before taking contemporary or lyrical. Click here to register!

 

Ballet: Ages 7 – Adult (1 hr classes)

919221_146000535579719_581150989_o[1]Celebrated for its beauty, the classical ballet experience can excite and inspire you! Ballet is among the most beautiful forms of expression and will focus on the classical elements of dance. Classes are taught using the Cecchetti method and focus on teaching students proper technique, body alignment, flexibility, turnout, strength and extension. The skills developed in ballet are the foundation for most styles and levels of dance. They are essential for strength, control and power and classes demand high focus from the students. Click here to register!

Acro: Ages 8+ (1 hr classes)

Acro is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It is defined by its athletic character and its unique choreography, which seamlessly blends jazz and acrobatics. Acro is an especially challenging dance style for dancers as it requires them to be in excellent physical condition because it is a physically demanding activity. Click here to register!

Yoga: Adult (1 hr classes)

Yoga is a commonly known generic term for the physical, mental and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India with a view to attain a state of permanent peace.  Apart from the spiritual goals the physical postures of Yoga are used to alleviate health problems, reduce stress and make the spine supple.  Yoga is also used as a complete exercise program and physical therapy routine.  Yoga is for everyone….all ages, all fitness levels, all dance levels…no experience required!  Click here to register!