Dance is often the first formal activity in which pre-schoolers participate.  It is often their first time in a class with other children.  

Dance prepares children for school by:

  • Sharing with other children

  • Learning to take turns

  • Teaching them te...

What an exciting and busy time of the year.  Students can’t wait to show their families and friends the skills they have been learning for the last few months. 

The benefits of being involved in such a production are many.  Students

* Develop self confidence by bein...

You may think the best student in dance class is the one with the most talent.  This is not necessarily true.  While it is great to have natural talent, hard work beats talent every time.  Dance teachers love students who come to class prepared. 

Arrive e...

Stretching is key to improving your ability as a dancer.  Stretching has many benefits including flexibility, stronger technique, improved lines and range of motion, muscle awareness and injury prevention.  Stretching is just as important as daily exercise for all ages...

Dance Class. Ballerina Class. Which Dance Class?

September 22, 2016

Holidays are a great time to spend some time together with family and friends.  Don't want to hear those dreaded words “I’m bored”?  Check out some ideas to entertain the kids these spring school holidays.    

1. Visit Bicycl...

Have you ever felt like crying (or have cried) watching your child excel?   I know I have. That joy that is so overwelming! It's these special moments in our child's life that we truly treasure.

It's these moments that our children remember as special. Those moment...

August 3, 2016

Dance exams are an exciting time for children.  It is an important day that should be enjoyed.  Exams give a child a sense of achievement and can improve confidence.  Exams provide participants with skills that they can transfer into their everyday life.  Children lear...

July 4, 2016

Do you want to do something different these school holidays?  Are  you looking for something that you and the kids will like?  These following are places you may not of thought of visiting.  I always like going somewhere different, hope you do too. 


May 30, 2016

When we think of the benefits of dance we think of the obvious – improvement of physical health and associated benefits.  Dancing does give you all the benefits of exercise but also the additional benefit of improving cognitive skills, mental health and well-being.  Da...

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