Pre-School Dance

SATURDAYS IS TWINKLE STAR DAY FOR PRE SCHOOLERS!

ACRODANCE FOR PRE-SCHOOLERS (18mos-6yrs) and PRE-SCHOOL TWINKLE STAR (2-6yrs)

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

We love teaching Dance Lessons. We are Dance Educators. We are important Role Models in our students lives. Our lesson plans consist of a Solid Vision. We teach Proper Progressions and the layering of good technique. We provide quality training and quality training is Right. Our methods motivate in a FUN and Interactive Way. We strongly believe in the process of learning and that each class is a new experience for both the teacher and their class. We are continuously evolving and learn from our students. We teach for the future of our students. We teach life lessons. We teach to inspire; with character, integrity, value and purpose.

Our Philosophy is a process that will give you Great Results!
Sue Kirwin-Campbell – Artistic Director – The Muskoka Dance Academy


In order to register online please read and agree to our registration policy.
Please see our registration policy here.
Twinkle Dance Dress Code Please see here.
Twinkle Star Princess Dress Sizing see here.


TWINKLE BABIES – DANCE AND TUMBLING FOR TINY TOTS

A special program for tots 18 Months to 2 1/2 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.

Saturdays 10:30am 30 minutes per week for 8 weeks $85 + HST. A $15.00 Annual Family Registration Fee is required.
Session Dates:  September 22nd to November 17th 2018;  January 12th to March 9th 2019;  April 6th to June 8th 2019
Please see our Dress Code for Classes; Twinkle Dance Dress Code
Please email us your child’s size; Twinkle Star Sizing Chart

Go To Our Dancer Registration Page for quick and easy On Line Registration or Contact Us for any Inquiries 🙂


TWINKLE TOES – INTRO TO DANCE

This 45min class is offered to dancers 3 years of age every Saturday Morning at 9:45am.  It is designed to introduce them 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.

Please see our Dress Code for Classes; Twinkle Dance Dress Code
Please email us your child’s size; Twinkle Star Sizing Chart
Contact Us for Pricing; Click Here!  On Line Registration; Click Here!


ACRODANCE PRE SCHOOL (4-6yrs)

This 30 minute class is designed for young dancers 4 to 6 years old. We have implemented a Brand New Pre School Syllabus 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.  Classes run Saturday Mornings 10:30am-11:00am, September thru June.

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.

Please see our Dress Code for Classes; Twinkle Star Dress Code
Contact Us for Pricing; Click Here! On Line Registration; Click Here!


TWINKLE STARS – JAZZ AND SPARKLE (4-6yrs)

This is a 30 minute class offered on Saturdays 11:00am-11:30am.  An excellent class for students 4 to 6 years old. 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 STARS – TAP AND SPARKLE (4-6yrs)

This is a 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 arounf the room.

Please see our Dress Code for Classes; Twinkle Star Dress Code
Please email us your child’s size; Twinkle Star Sizing Chart
Contact Us for Pricing; Click Here! On Line Registration; Click Here!


TWINKLE STARS – BALLET AND SHINE  (4-6yrs)

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).

When a Student is interested, Examinations are an option.  Go to our Exam Page for more Details 🙂

Please see our Dress Code for Classes; Twinkle Star Dress Code
Please email us your child’s size; Twinkle Star Sizing Chart
Contact Us for Pricing; Click Here! On Line Registration; Click Here!