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Melody Bear Ballet introduces children to dance and movement using the natural actions of the body such as running, walking, jumping, hopping, skipping and galloping. It is structured to aid children's physical development, co-ordination, spatial awareness, sensory development and self expression. Children learn to work individually, with a partner and as a group.
First Ballet is the follow on syllabus to Melody Movement introducing simple ballet techniques within the creative and nurturing environment of Melody Bear's world. In addition to a variety of set exercises, creativity is explored with dances based on fairy stories dancing as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood and Hansel and Gretel. Children also learn tap and modern techniques.
Foundation Ballet is an exciting and imaginative ballet class for girls and boys. It is a consolidation of Melody Movement and First Ballet, culminating in the Foundation Ballet Graduation Ceremony. The ceremony is conducted by the teacher and performed to an audience of invited parents, friends and family. In addition to a series of prepared skill based exercises, the syllabus includes new and original creative themes as the children join Melody Bear on a journey across the world and dance the Russian, Chinese, Japanese and Spanish dances. Additional creative themes include Melody Bear's hobbies as she walks her puppy, rides a horse, collects bugs, and tries ice skating.
Children also develop tap techniques.
Preparatory follows the ABD (Associated Board of Dance) syllabus, developing ballet, modern and tap technique.
Following the ABD (Associated Board of Dance) syllabus, developing ballet, modern and tap technique.
Dance Stars is an exciting class for boys and girls giving them the opportunity to dance along to all of their favourite songs. From chart hits to Disney Classics, children will start to develop jazz and lyrical dance technique, improve co-ordination and build strength in movement. We also use instruments and develop singing and musicality. All of course, while having lots of fun!