SATURDAY IS TWINKLE STAR DANCE DAY!
FUN AND ENGAGING DANCE CLASSES FOR AGES 18 MONTHS TO 5YRS.
TWINKLE STAR DANCE
The first five years are the most important years for development in a child’s life. These early years shape the mind, body and spirit for life’s journey. We believe in teaching dance as a way of enriching learning and building Self-Esteem. We have implemented two new International Syllabus Programs to best prepare your child.
Benefits of Dance Lessons at the Muskoka Dance Academy;
Focus * Character * Passion * Motor skills * Confidence * Discipline * Musicality * Making Friends * Posture * Physical Awareness * Balance * Creative Thinking * Cognitive Thinking * Counting * Listening * Opportunity to Succeed * Appreciation for the Arts
OUR TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
A special program for tots 18 Months to 3 years old. This class combines creative movement, and dance. It is a fun way to introduce little ones to music, counting, rhythm and a passion for dance in a fun and interactive environment. Little ones can enjoy a variety of Gym Mat activities (AcroDnance) designed to help develop motor skills. Unique props and fun games are integrated into an action packed class also enhancing balance, agility, strength and coordination. Our Teachers are Properly Certified and have years of Experience to help Motivate and Nurture your child. Junior Teaching Assistants are a big part of our classes for young children. They provide our Teachers with an extra set eyes, ears and hands for supplying the attention needed to conduct this type of class. Please see our Junior Teaching Program Page for additional Information.
***A Parent/Guardian accompanies their child in the Parent and Tot Class for 18 months+
***Tumble Tots SOLO is designed for Tots 2yrs+ without a Parent/Guardian
*** It is a very good idea to experience the Parent and Tot class first so your child can become familiar with the structure of a dance class environment.
Two Classes are currently being offered on Saturdays for 8 weeks
9:15am-9:45am Parent and Tot 18 months and up
10:00am-10:30am Tumble Tots Solo 2yrs-3yrs
Session One: October 21, 2023 – December 9, 2023
Session Two: January 13, 2024 – March 9, 2024
Session Three: April 13, 2024 – June 8, 2024
One 45min class is offered to dancers 3 years of age every Saturday Morning at 9:45am. This class is designed to introduce little ones to a variety of dance disciplines through the use of music, mime and creative movement techniques. Our Teachers are Properly Certified and have years of Experience to help Motivate and Nurture your child. Junior Teaching Assistants are a big part of our classes for young children. They provide our Teachers with an extra set eyes, ears and hands for supplying the attention needed to conduct this type of class. Please see our Junior Teaching Program Page for additional Information. Recital opportunities happen in December and June! are also provided. Details are available on our Recital Page.
One classes is offered on Saturdays; 10:30am-11:00am, 30 minute, designed for young dancers 4 to 5 years old. We have implemented a Brand New Pre School Syllabus (2018) which focusses on the Physical Literacy in Tiny Dancers. Our AcroDance Pre School is a program introducing beginning students to the five basic categories of AcroDance; Balance, Strength, Limbering, Tumbling and Flexibility. A well structured class with Safety as our number one priority, a young student develops a strong sense of self awareness through the use of matts, blocks, progress cards, stickers, games and age appropriate music.
Our AcroDance teachers are All Certified with Acrobatic Arts and we strongly believe that this is the only environment to learn how to AcroDance for your child.
We have one 30 minute class on Saturdays; 11:00am-11:30am. A fun and popular style of dance which incorporates famous historical dance steps and dynamic movement to current kids pop music. Leaping, Turning and high energy learning makes this class a very popular and FUN choice for kids!
TWINKLE STAR TAP (4-5yrs)
We have one 30 minute class offered on Saturdays; 11:30am-12:00pm. Tap is a wonderful tool for teaches counting, rhythm, coordination and style. A favourite class among the little dancers who like to make music with their feet. Intricate rhythms and shading make Tap dancing a unique percussion instrument. Dancers have Fun moving, grooving and shuffling around the room.
We have one 30 min class offered on Saturdays 12:00pm-12:30pm. Ballet is the artistic gateway to all other dance disciplines teaching body strength, stretch, discipline, graceful lines, proper posture and structural alignment.
We provide a class full of Imagination and Creative Adventure using Young Children’s Musical Classics. Our focus is on developing an early passion for the Arts and providing the Basic Technical Steps for all other dance forms.
Our Ballerinas are instructed under the British Association of Teachers of Dancing Syllabus in which they start their journey at a Pre Primary Level (Beginner).
Primary Ballet thru Advanced Classes are offered during the week and start at 6yrs. Please Contact Us for details on more Advanced Ballet Grades 🙂
When a Student is interested, Examinations are an option. Go to our Exam Page for more Details 🙂