At SA Dance we teach the IDTA Ballet Syllabus and dancers are invited for exams when they are ready for it.
Preparatory from 5yrs
Primary from 7yrs
Grade 1 from 9yrs
Grade 2 from 10yrs
Grade 3 from 11yrs
Grade 4 from 12yrs
Grade 5 from 13yrs
Please see below for Adult Ballet and for Pointe class.
Tap Dance from 5yrs to 18yrs
Students learn to use their feet as a musical instrument. At SA Dance we follow the IDTA Tap syllabus and we also teach the American Rhythm Tap style. Class plans and Show routines are created to develop child’s coordination, agility and musicality.
Modern Jazz Dance from 5yrs to 13yrs
We focus on teaching our dancers the fun movements of Jazz Dance; they dance to the beat of their favourite tunes and we work towards a show routine. The class plan incorporates a mix of the two styles and will help to improve the students’ coordination and creativity.
Intermediate Modern Jazz from 13yrs+ (Adults are welcome)
This class incorporates many different movements from Horton to Fosse; Modern and Jazz. The class plan works on the dancers’ creativity, their understanding of the music and their own energy. Dancers learn intermediate steps like turns, kicks, leaps and also show dance routines. Lots of performance opportunities if you are into performing! It's a great class if you want a workout or if you want to train as a dancer.
Contemporary Dance from 8yrs to Adults
Contemporary is a style that utilises breath and energy to create movements. The style focuses on the physical and emotional expression of movements, mind and body connection and natural impulses. In this class we will explore floor work, rolling, falling and recovery, flexibility, core work, jumping through space, physical creative phrasing plus improvisation.
Advanced Contemporary Ballet and Contemporary Dance from 15yrs (by audition only)
A class for the advanced dancer that is eager to take their dance skills to the next level. The class works on the dancers’ creativity, their understanding of the music and on improving their technique. Dancers will be prepared for performances and will be invited to audition to become a member of SA Dance Youth Company. .