Dance Classes for Children
During Creative Dance for Toddlers (2 ½ – 4 ½ years), young children are introduced to 3 styles of dance: Ballet, Tap and Hip Hop. In small groups, the child is stimulated to learn about dance as a form of self-expression; the child will not only get familiar with the names of the steps in each style, but will develop confidence through movement.
Danse Marc Charlebois offers Hip-hop dance classes to dancers of all ages and levels. Dancers are introduced to Hip-Hop culture through dance, incorporating moves from different styles such as Popping, Locking and Waacking, as well as freestyle movements to let each individual express themselves in their own way.
Tap dance is suitable for dancers of all ages and levels. If you’ve never tapped before, you will start with the basic; You will learn to control you ankles and hips and get a good workout in the process. Learn to make music with your feet like a real Broadway star! Tap is fun, energetic, lively and uplifting!
Yoga offers and ideal opportunity for children and teens to experience a moment of peace in a positive, supportive and non-competitive environment. Yoga is said to relieve stress, improve posture, improve sleep and make the body stronger and more flexible.
Through traditional dance movements, a child will develop good posture, muscular strength and flexibility. Ballet also improves a child’s coordination and balance, grace and poise, as well as concentration and self-discipline. In this class, students will learn the basic steps and perform an original choreography.
Musical is an art form where all three theatrical disciplines come together. In this class students will obtain dancing, singing and acting skills and combine the three by performing show tunes and Broadway-style choreographies. . All of this is combined to create true musical stars that have a strong presence on stage.
For dancers till the age of 12, Danse Marc Charlebois offers two different classes that are of interest to dancers who want and are able to do more. By being part of one of these groups, dancers will learn different and more technical dance routines and perform in more choreographies in our dance shows.
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