Classical ballet is the foundation of all other styles of dance. It builds strength and discipline, teaches poise and posture, and is an essential component of a dancer's sound technical training. Ballet is highly recommended for all dancers participating in Jazz or Acro classes at CDC.
Our jazz dance classes combine classical technique with modern dance trends. This fast-paced, high energy class teaches students poise, body awareness, and coordination while learning the fundamentals for kicks, turns, and jumps. Classes are fun, challenging, and set to today's most popular music. Get ready to sweat!
This class fuses hip hop foundations with other styles under street dance umbrella. Styles examined may include party grooves & freestyle, house dance, popping, locking, waacking, and jazz funk. An emphasis will be placed on learning and respecting hip hop history and culture, developing groove, and building a solid technical foundation.
Fast-paced and fun! In this style, dancers get to be musicians - and their feet are the instruments! Dancers will learn rhythm, musicality, and coordination in this challenging class.
Acro dance is an excellent training supplement for dancers who want to increase their strength, flexibility and balance. Dancers will follow thoughtful progressions to develop their acrobatic skills in a safe and effective manner. Our acro dance classes follow the Acrobatic Arts syllabus. Please note that dancers must be enrolled in a jazz, lyrical, urban or ballet class in order to enrol in this program.
Our Kidz Collective Kinderdance classes introduce the basic locomotor skills required in jazz and ballet by utilizing fun songs, silly rhymes, and creative movement.
Our lyrical dance classes blend classical ballet technique with technical elements of jazz and modern dance to achieve fluidity and expression. Students will learn fundamental skills associated with all of these dance styles while also exploring improvisation techniques.
STRETCH & STRENGTH
Our Stretch & Strength classes combine HIIT training, plyometrics and strength training to build stamina and strength for optimal dance performance. Each 60 minute class ends with a full body stretch to increase range of motion and improve flexibility.