We provide them with a positive and fun atmosphere, while enhancing their skill level in order to give them the ability to qualify for our competitive program in the future. The recreational program not only teaches basic dance principles and terminology, but it helps develop a healthy body and a positive attitude.
The goal of the recreational program is to provide a basic class for students of all levels of ability and age.
Creative MovementFouetté Academy of Dance
New Creative Movement class for kids ages 2-3 starts at this season. This is a fun program for young children who are not yet ready for a structured dance class. The class incorporates dance, gymnastics, music and games to give pre-schoolers confidence, strength and flexibility.
Pre-DanceFouetté Academy of Dance
This program specially designed for children 5 & up years of age that develops rhythm, balance, and coordination. . It is an excellent introduction to dance that combines ballet, jazz and creative movements. This program is a wonderful way to introduce young children to the magic of dance where we place special emphasis on building “Self Confidence” and “Self-Esteem” in young children
BalletFouetté Academy of Dance
Ballet is the foundation of dance technique and is carried over to most other dance styles. At Fouetté Academy we hold the highest regard for the training of our ballet dancers. Ballet also improves strength, flexibility and balance while increasing the student’s focus and presenting themselves in a graceful manner. The benefits of learning ballet include development of good posture, self-discipline while learning technique and musicality.
Jazz DanceFouetté Academy of Dance
Jazz dance has evolved over the past few years and now includes a vast range of styles. Jazz program focuses on flexibility, rhythm, extension, balance and speed Today’s jazz may include elements of Street-Jazz, Broadway, Jazz Funk and even Contemporary movements. Jazz tends to be a faster paced dance form performed to popular music, new and old. It is a great way to help your child co-ordination and build their cardiovascular levels in an energetic and performance filled setting.
Hip Hop & Break-DanceFouetté Academy of Dance
Our Hip-Hop program is a favourite for students of all ages. Hip-Hop is offered to recreational students starting at beginner right up to the adult level and is also an essential part of our competitive dance program. These classes are great work out for mind and body and will help improve students’ rhythm, personal style and articulation. With our break-dancing program we focus on creative and explosive styles that give students the power to take their physical ability to the next level!
Acro/Gymnastics for kidsFouetté Academy of Dance
Acro is a combination of gymnastics and dance. It focuses on concentration, balance flexibility and control. Children in this program will develop strength and flexibility and learn basic acrobatic skills using proper and safe technique. . Acro is often includes working with a partner using their balance and agility learning to work with others and achieve a common goal. Students will learn skill such as rolls, cartwheels, handstands and walkovers and will progress to more advanced skills such as round-offs, front and back handsprings and aerials! This program is great students who would like to improve their acrobatic skills.
Solo, Duet and TrioFouetté Academy of Dance
Solo dance is available for competitive students or for those students who take a minimum of three classes per week ONLY. It is a one-hour individual session where we will work on a choreography routine. Dancers need to have strong technique, confidence, and stage presence with the willingness to work hard.
Note: Dancers may be asked to take extra lessons if the teacher feels they need more time to practice their dance routine.