Foundation Dance Classes

Our #1 goal at Collingwood School of Dance is to make dance classes for kids an exciting and enjoyable experience! Our experienced, certified teachers ensure that our Collingwood dance classes are nurturing and inclusive. A place for kids to feel connected, motivated and inspired. No matter what stage your child is at, or what path they are on, Collingwood School of Dance has an age and level appropriate class that your child will love. With a variety of dance styles available there are plenty of options for your child to choose. See below to learn more.

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Ballet

The foundation of all dance styles.

Ballet classes develop poise, posture, strength, agility, flexibility and grace. Classical ballet sets a deep rooted technique in dancers that flows into every other dance style they learn. It’s like the powerhouse of all dance training. Ballet is the single most important key to a strong dance foundation. We recommend that every child include a ballet class in their weekly dance schedule.

Starting at age 7

Jazz

Experience the energy of Jazz!

Jazz classes include a high energy warm up, followed by exercises to stretch and tone your muscles.  Our jazz classes include jazz technique, and skills in the centre and across the floor. Dancers develop support for proper stress-free alignment, while attaining a body awareness that can be applied to everyday activities. Using jazz, soul, R&B and pop music, jazz classes are an incredible work-out and a fun way to release tension.

Starting at age 7

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AcroDance

AcroDance classes combine unique tumbling and acrobatic skills with cool partner tricks. Our classes focus on developing strength, agility, control and flexibility. Incredible acrobatic tricks blend with dance to create beautiful and unique choreography. We are a certified Acrobatic Arts dance studio, meaning we insure your child follows a safe and technically accurate progression of AcroDance skills. The AcroDance class should be combined with a ballet or jazz class to achieve the most amazing acrobatic tricks and technique.

Starting at age 7

Hip Hop

Bust some moves on the floor!

Hip Hop classes are like a fun-filled and vibrant dance party! This exciting, energetic class doesn’t just teach hip hop movements and technique. Our Hip Hop classes develop musicality, fitness, sequencing, rhythm and muscle memory. From R&B and House to Club and Pop, Hip Hop classes utilize upbeat music from various genres, in addition to the latest Hip Hop hits.

Starting at age 7

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Musical Theatre

Got stars in your eyes?

Musical Theatre combines dance techniques with expressive acting and performance skills inspired by new and classic broadway musicals and movies. Our class activities are inspired by shows like Annie, High School Musical and Hairspray to new a few. This class is an excellent choice for new and experienced dancers and actors, and anyone looking to build confidence on and off stage.

Starting at age 7

Tap

Get your toes tapping!

Tap is an exciting rhythmic exercise and dance form which is enjoyable for kids and teens. Our classes stress the foundations of tap technique and allows dancers to build into combinations that are great to watch and delightful to hear.

Starting at age 7

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Lyrical

Boost your self-expression!

Lyrical dance combines ballet and jazz technique to create emotional, passionate and expressive choreography. It’s usually performed faster than ballet but slower than jazz. Movements are characterized by fluidity and grace. The dancer flows seamlessly from one movement to another, holding finishing lines as long as possible. Leaps are exceptionally high and soaring, and turns are fluid and continuous. Lyrical dancing is performed to music with lyrics to inspire movements to express strong feelings and emotions. The lyrics of the chosen song serve as inspiration for the dancers’ movements and expressions.

Starting at age 10