Primary ~ 6yr to 10yr

Primary 1 ~ Advanced 6 yr to Beginner 8 yr

Primary 2  F*~ Advanced 7 yr to Beginner 9 yr

Primary 3 C* ~ Advanced 8 yr to Experienced 10 yr

– Ages listed are noted as guidelines.  Syllabus exam marks will determine levelling for Ballet, Tap and Jazz.

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Ballet – Combining ballet concepts with creative ideas to introduce children to dance.  Children will gain knowledge of basic floor patterns and an awareness of basic ballet terms, which, they will build on in the future.  Pointing and flexing the feet, bending and stretching the knees, jumps and butterfly arms are a few things to look forward to. Laban creative concepts and fundamental body movements and patterning will be explored.  The Junior Grades syllabus of the Edmonton School of Ballet is implemented at this level.

Jazz – CDL Jazz classes are structured around a full-bodied approach which enlivens dancers on a neuromuscular level. Young dancers will learn jazz basics and develop awareness of proper alignment and flexibility.  Incorporating Jazz movements and terminology from the Al Gilbert syllabus, Musical Theatre and Cheer.

Tap – Tap is a great class to introduce rhythm and floor patterning to children.  One of the most challenging dance styles for young children to learn but one of the most fun…it’s all about the shoes!  CDL Tap is taught from a foundation of the Al Gilbert Method and incorporates Body Movement Fundamentals to help children develop tap skills easily in a natural progression.

Hip Hop – This class provides an aerobic workout through choreography focusing on level changes, floor work, hard hitting hip hop elements and various styles and themes. Instructors are focused on precision and accuracy of the movements given. They will push their students to let loose and have fun with the hip hop choreography while maintaining the proper technique. With many different styles and dance combinations, Hip Hop is sure to please any dancer and any age.

Acro – The CDL Acro program is primarily  non-performance, with mastered skills being incorporated in other dance class choreography.  Instructed by  certified gymnastic coaches, Acro technique classes provide hands on assistance with skill development.  Introductory gymnastics skills such as somersaults, cartwheels and proper stretching techniques.

Skipping –   Foot work for all beginning level single rope jumping skills will be learned with and without a rope.  Long rope skipping skills will be introduced.  Programs follow the CanSkip Badge program.  The Skip 1 curriculum is focused on development of physical literacy.

Studio Registration – #102, 4709-51 Ave, Leduc


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