Classes & Timetable
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Classes Available at AFDance....
Pre-school Creative Dance
Children can start from the age of 2 throughout the years leading up to starting school. It is a fun class involving an introduction to lots of styles of dance such as ballet, creative dance, tap, modern and often a little singing! There is the use of props such as scarfs, ribbons, floor spots, and shakers to aid learning.
From the age of 4 yr we offer students the opportunity to move up through the ISTD grades with the choice of examinations progressing in depth and knowledge. Children learn to improve posture, discipline, elegance and musicality whilst working on developing the technique of Ballet.
Demi-pointe Work Class
This class is for grade 3 ballet and upwards AFdance pupils in order to prepare them for going en pointe. It will help them gain strength and technique to improve their standard and help them progress en pointe work safely.
Pointe Work Class
This class is for pupils who are en pointe. The class is designed to focus on continuing to strengthen the dancer and improve pointe technique learning appropriate ballet steps and sequences to support their grade syllabus class work.
From the age of 5 we offer students the opportunity to move up through the ISTD grades with the choice of examinations progressing in depth and knowledge. This class is lively and fun focusing on natural movements to upbeat music increasing childrens co-ordination.
From the age of 5 we offer students the opportunity to move up through the ISTD grades with the choice of examinations progressing in depth and knowledge. This class helps children develop rhythm and style and is great for improving listening skills and musicality.
Free Style Street & Jazz
Bronze, Silver & Gold Jazz
Bronze Jazz is a fun lively class and is a progression from our Junior Jazz classes for 10 years and over. The students work to learn a set syllabus to popular music. Students will improve on Jazz technique and performance skills. Examinations can be taken in this class progressing into Silver then Gold Jazz.
This class is for 10 years and over and will focus on the core technique of Contemporary working through exercises and routines to improve knowledge and ability in this genre. It is classically based and students will be learning work based on Martha Graham and the Cunningham techniques along with others.
Dance fitness is an essential class for dancers working on strengthening and flexibility to aid a dancer's progression and maintain a good level of fitness. This class will help prevent injury improve technique and ability and increase the dancer's knowledge and understanding of their body.