Dance Classes

Baby Explorers

3 months to 18 months (40minutes)

Baby Explorer sessions are carefully planned and designed to help your baby learn as much as possible through play and fun sensory activities. We are passionate about offering new parents a chance to interact with their babies and to capture their imaginations. Our activities focus on your baby’s fine motor skills, hand and eye co-ordination, movement, eye contact, interaction and communication.

 

Little Cherubs

Ages 18mths to 3 (30 Minutes)

This class is for children from 18 months (or as soon as they are confident on their feet) where grownups (be that a Mummy, Daddy, Grandparent or any other special grownup) actively participate. This class encourages parents and children to embrace dance, music, rhythm and imagination.

Class attire:

Passion2Dance leotard, pink tutu skirt* and Passion2Dance ballet wrap* (girls)

Passion2Dance Academy t-shirt and black shorts (boys), ballet socks, leather ballet shoes, and hair up, off the face

Petite Ballet

Ages 3 to reception (40 Minutes)

Let your little one explore the world through dance and movement. We engage their imagination through story telling, enchanting music and nursery rhymes. Classes focus on developing gross motor skills, basic ballet, and social skills making the transition to grade work (and school!) easier. A beautiful introduction to classical ballet.

Class attire: 

Passion2Dance leotard Academy, pink tutu skirt* and Passion2Dance Academy ballet wrap* (girls)

Passion2Dance Academy t-shirt and black shorts (boys), ballet socks, leather ballet shoes, and hair up off the face

Mini Acro

Ages 3 to reception (30 Minutes)

Acro dance seamlessly blends dance and acrobatics. It combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It will build all round flexibility, balance, strength and control.

Class attire:

ABD leotard, black footless tights, blue short unitard (boys), and hair off the face in a ponytail or bun.

Ballet

Ages from reception upwards (40 Minutes)

Ballet is the basis of all dance forms. We follow the British Ballet Organisation (BBO) syllabus, which pupils are encouraged to take examinations under.

From the early classes that develop a sense of fun and creativity, to the more advanced classes, extending to the vocational grades and pointe work, we like to encourage and recommend ballet to everyone joining our school.

Class attire:

Grades Pre-Primary – Primary – BBO skirted leotard, ballet socks, leather ballet shoes, Passion2Dance Academy ballet wrap* and hair off the face in a bun.

Grades 1 – 3 – Lavender BBO leotard, ballet tights, leather ballet shoes and hair off the face in a bun

Grades 4 – 5 – Navy BBO leotard, ballet tights, leather ballet shoes and hair off the face in a bun

Grade 6+ – Black BBO leotard, ballet tights, leather ballet shoes and hair off the face in a bun

Male Uniform up to age 11 – White BBO leotard, Black BBO shorts, white ballet socks and black leather ballet shoes

Male Uniform 11+ – White BBO leotard, black stirrup tights, black socks and black leather ballet shoes.

Pointe

There are many criteria to factor in before a pupil begins pointe work.

Regular attendance in ballet technique class is required and will only be offered to those who have the proper strength, technique and dedication needed to perform this difficult dance style.

Students will be invited when they are ready to start our Pointe class.

Tap

Ages from reception upwards (40 Minutes)

Tap dancing explores many different rhythms. It is a fun and exciting dance discipline and helps the dancer improve coordination and timing. We follow the BBO tap syllabus, from which pupils are entered for examinations.

Class attire:

Grades Pre-Primary–Primary – BBO skirted leotard, tap socks, black canvas tap shoes hair off the face in a bun.

Grades 1 – 3 – BBO leotard, shimmer tights, black tap shoes and hair off the face in a bun.

Male Uniform – Black jazz pants, white t-shirt (white shirt for exams), black socks, black tap shoes

Jazz

Ages from reception upwards (40 Minutes)

Jazz is a technical and rhythmical dance style. It is often seen on stage and is known for its theatrical qualities. The style uses fancy footwork, high kicks, leaps and turns! We follow the BBO jazz syllabus, which pupils are entered for examinations. 

Class attire: 

All Grades – Black BBO leotard, black footless tights, black socks, black leather jazz shoes and hair off the face in a bun.

Male Uniform – Black leotard, black jazz pants, black socks and black leather jazz shoes and hair off the face.

 

Lyrical

Ages 6 upwards (40 Minutes)

Lyrical dance is a combination of dance forms that often uses music with lyrics, to inspire the movements of a dancer and focus on expressing emotions. Characterized by its fluidity and grace, lyrical combines elements of Ballet, Jazz and Modern dance. Pupils are encouraged to take exams with Associated Board of Dance (ABD)

Class attire:

All grades – ABD leotard, black lyrical skirt, shimmer tights, foot thongs* and hair off the face in a bun.

Male Uniform – Blue indigo short unitard, foot thongs*, and hair off the face.

Junior Street

Ages reception to 9years (40minutes)

Street dance is one of the trendiest and most popular forms of dance in the UK today. It encourages, performance, style and confidence. As seen in music videos and stage productions, it is a continuously up and coming style. Classes are age appropriate with lots of energetic, creative fun. Pupils are encouraged to take examinations with ABD.

Class attire:

Passion2Dance Academy top, Passion2Dance Academy leggings, black joggers (boys), black dance sneakers and hair off the face in a ponytail.

Commercial

Ages 9 upwards (40minutes) 

Commercial street dance is all about developing a super high energy and sassy style. This cutting edge dance style is commonly seen by pop artists and dancers in concerts, live shows and music videos. Originating from hip-hop dance, it involves street and jazz styles. Pupils are encouraged to take examinations with ABD

Class attire:

Passion2Dance Academy top, Passion2Dance Academy leggings, black joggers (boys), black dance sneakers and hair off the face in a ponytail.

Acro

Ages reception upwards (40 Minutes)

Acro dance seamlessly blends dance and acrobatics. It combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. Acro dance teaches discipline, flexibility, balance, strength, & muscle control, while safely mastering various levels of acrobatics. Once ready, students are entered for ABD examinations.

Class attire: 

All Grades – ABD leotard, black footless tights, and hair off the face in a ponytail or bun.

Male Uniform – Blue indigo short unitard and hair off the face.

Progressing Ballet Technique

Ages: Ages 6 upwards (40 Minutes)

PBT is an innovative body-conditioning and strengthening programme that aims to enhance dancer’s technique through alternative methods. Using equipment such as a Swiss ball and thera bands, to reinforce core stability, weight placement and alignment. PBT is invaluable in accelerating learning and understanding of a classic technique.  

Class Attire:

Leotard, footless tights, and hair off the face in a bun.

Cheerleading

Ages: Ages 8 upwards (40 Minutes)

Cheerleading is a team-based style that combines a variety of tumbling and dance. High-energy moves, including tricks and stunts, plus motivational cheers and chants, make this a vibrant and lively dance style. With influences of hip-hop and jazz techniques you will also develop dynamic performance skills. Our Cheer team are invited to external performances and competitions.

Class attire:

Team skort and top, team hair bow, white cheer trainers and hair off the face in ponytail.

Performance Teams

Ages: Teachers discretion (40 minutes)

Our Performance Teams are designed for those pupils that wish to take their dance education to the next level. These classes take part in external performances and competitions and pupils also have the opportunity to audition for solos, duets etc. within the class. The teams are invite only and minimum requirements must be met to secure the place on the team.

Class Attire:

Leotard, footless tights, and hair off the face in a bun.

Musical Theatre Dance

Learn all your favourite routines from West End Shows and Musicals. Students will improve their coordination, technique and performance, but most of all they’ll have fun bringing classic musicals to life!

Ages 10+ (40 minutes)

Class attire:

Passion2Dance Academy top, Passion2Dance Academy leggings, black joggers (boys), black dance sneakers and hair off the face in a ponytail. 

Musical Theatre and Singing

Ages: 6+ (40 minutes)

Our Musical Theatre module is a combination of 30mins singing and 30mins dance. Our students learn a wide range of vocal and dance techniques which gives them the ability to pass from dialogue to song and dance seamlessly within the performance process. Pupils are encouraged to take examinations with LAMDA.

Class Attire:

Passion2Dance Academy top, Passion2Dance Academy leggings, black joggers (boys), black dance sneakers and hair off the face in a ponytail.

Private Singing Lessons

Ages: All ages (30 Minutes)

Our singing teacher will work closely with you to improve you voice, working on your singing technique, this includes, breathing, tuning, range, tone, strength and much more. We also will work on your confidence and performance skills.

Pupils are encouraged to take examinations with LAMDA.

 

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