BABY BALLET TWINKLES (GUIDE AGE – 1yrs – 4yrs) A fun packed class for Parent/Guardian and baby to enjoy together. Concentrating on learning basic ballet movements, and combining this with musical instruments, and other props. babies and toddlers as well as learning self control will be introduced to basic musicality, while all the time discovering the enjoyment of socialising with other babies of a similar age. BABY BALLET STARS (GUIDE AGE 3-5YRS) A perfect way to begin learning to dance. Concentrating on learning the basics and developing graceful movement and posture, through fun and imaginative exercises. RAD BALLET (AGE 5YRS +) Technical based classes which are designed to encourage, motivate and reward students of all ages and abilities. Students will progress through the RAD Ballet syllabus, which will help develop their strength, balance, posture and confidence. taking their exams when they achieve the standard required. (Students do not have to take these exams, but this is a good experience for them and a way for the students to see how well they are progressing.) Ballet is the training basis for all types of dancing. TOTS STREET DANCE (GUIDE AGE 3-5YRS) Classes aimed at children aged 3-5yrs. Concentrating basic foundations, coordination, balance and developing their confidence through imaginative exercises. Children find these classes fun and exciting and they are proving to be very popular. STREET DANCE (AGE 5YRS +) Classes available for all ages & levels Beginners through to Advanced. All of these classes are very physical combining all sectors of Hip Hop Dance e.g Popping, Locking, Breaking, social dances etc. These classes are designed to help you develop your skills and technique within the different sectors of Hip Hop Dance and showing you how you can apply these within your freestyle with confidence. These classes are fun and inspiring which have become very popular, we also run boys only classes in this style. OFFICIAL FREEDOM CREWS *Admittance by audition only. The crew classes consist of a group of chosen dancers, they are split into Junior and Senior Crews with the youngest student being just 6 years of age. Dancers train at least twice a week and they all participate in other classes. The crews perform regularly at local events, talent shows, charity events, fetes, competitions and championships etc GYMNASTICS FOR DANCE (AGE 5YRS +) In a positive, fun and safe environment, learn how to incorporate tricks, acro, flips and gymnastics into dance, with classes starting from as young as age 5. CONTEMPORARY (AGE 7YRS +) Contemporary can be danced to almost any style of music, or united with other dance forms to create new styles of movement. Contemporary seeks to work with the natural alignment of the body, and is therefore safe and accessible for beginners. At the same time, the ease of movement promoted by contemporary dance technique allows experienced dancers to push new boundaries of body movement. Our contemporary classes are inspired by the techniques of Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham.