Part of the general division, these classes will focus on basic movement vocabulary, co-ordination, posture and alignment within each dance form.
Strengthen your body, focus your mind, and explore creativity and self-expression in our adult dance classes. Classes will focus on basic movement vocabulary, coordination, posture and alignment within each dance form. Our older adult level classes are designed specifically for ages 50+ honouring each individual’s possibilities and range of motion. All adult dance classes are one hour in length.
No experience required! This class starts from scratch to build a basic understanding of ballet technique and vocabulary.
Prior experience recommended – past or present!. This class builds upon basic ballet technique and expands vocabulary to build longer sequences with a variety of vocabulary. A good refresher if you are coming back to ballet after a long period of time, or if you have completed Absolute Beginner and are ready for more of a challenge!
Prior experience required – past or present! This class builds upon beginner levels, introducing pirouettes and increasingly complex vocabulary/sequencing. Dancers should be comfortable with the following range of steps: triplets/balancés, glissades, sissonnes, assemblés, pas de chat and posé temps levés.
Prior experience required (3+ years). For experienced dancers who are looking to explore and expand their vocabulary. Dancers should be comfortable with the following range of steps: extended chassé pas de bourre, simple pirouettes en dehors and en dedans, waltz turns, glissades, sissonnes, assemblés, jetés, turned out posés temps levés and grand jetés.
For Intermediate/Advanced 3-5+ years experience and depth of knowledge is recommended.
A course designed not just for love for dance but also to build strength, balance and coordination. No previous experience required. Come to learn a wide range of movement vocabulary while exploring the artistry and music of ballet class.
Challenge your mind and body… you may be surprised at what your body can do! Rhythm is an integral component of this movement technique that helps you move freely through space.
Silver Swans® classes have been specifically designed for the over-55s, but whatever your age, if you are looking for a new way to keep fit and active our ballet classes will put a spring in your step. Whether you’ve never danced before or want to get back into the swing of it, our classes have something for everyone.
Tap dance can be adapted for any age or fitness level. Learning, practicing, and putting steps together is a great, fun way to improve rhythm, coordination, flexibility, mobility, balance and overall fitness!