Tiny Steps Ballet
A dance class where we focus on introducing your little one to the magic world of ballet. The class plan consists of teaching children from 2.5 to 4 years the basic ballet steps, rhythmical exercises, movements through storytelling and exercises to nurture their creativity. Children will develop body awareness, musical appreciation and will have a lot of fun exploring their imagination.
At SA Dance we teach the wonderfully lively IDTA Ballet Syllabus. Dancers are invited for exams when they are ready for it but please note that these are not mandatory.
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
Intermediate from 14yrs
Ballet for Adults
Ballet is creative, expressive, great for flexibility and co-ordination. The Adult Ballet class plan at SA Dance is specifically designed to build week by week, encouraging confidence and a sense of achievement in an enjoyable atmosphere. Your wellbeing will improve, you will look more poised and will stand an inch taller. The class is held in a professional dance studio with barres, mirrors and sprung floor.
Contemporary Dance for Children & Adults
Contemporary is a style that utilises breath and energy to create movements. The style focuses on the physical and emotional expression of movements, a mind and body connection. In this class we will explore floor work, rolling, falling and recovery, flexibility, core work, jumping through space, physical creative phrasing plus improvisation.
Modern Jazz Dance for Children & Teens
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 for Teens & Adults
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.
Intermediate Contemporary Jazz for Adults
Get ready to move and explore freedom of movement in this fusion class of Jazz and Contemporary dance! 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. The class plan consists of a contemporary jazz warm up, a ballet barre, strengthening exercises, technique work, jumps, leaps, turns and unique dance routines. Dancers will be prepared for performances and will be invited to audition to become a member of SA Dance Youth Company.
Tap Dance for Children & Teens
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 the dancer’s coordination, agility and musicality.
Pilates & Stretch for Adults
Mat classes for all levels, combining Pilates & Stretch techniques into a dynamic and enjoyable way of conditioning your body, improve your posture and de-stress. Known for our friendly and personable approach, we conduct our classes in small groups, maximum 6 people, to promote greater learning and interaction between our instructors and clients. We are dedicated to excellence, offering different programs to meet the varied needs of the clients. We design each program to fit each group or individual's need. For more info please visit www.pilatesandstretch.co.uk Please note classes are held in a private studio in Perivale.