Hip Hop classes for kids and adults in Cochrane

Classes

We actively promote inclusivity and work with our students on positive body image, self-esteem, and coach them in the discipline needed to be a dancer and positive member of the community.   We have seen how dance can change lives and are so grateful to share our passion and love for dance and the arts with our students!

Parent &Tot

1-3 years

 

Intellidance

Parented (or caregiver) class. This class is especially for your busy little tot who is on the go and exploring the world around them. This parented class will explore creative movement and sensory exercises, song and dance, rhymes and free dancing to nurture your tot’s developing gross motor skills, emotional expression, and social development. You and your tot will love making friends and socializing with others in this fun class.

  • Comfortable clothing the dancer can move freely in. Bare feet or grip socks.

Parented (or caregiver) class. This class is especially for your busy little tot who is on the go and exploring the world around them. This parented class will explore Acro dance - which is gymnastics for dancers - and sensory exercises, song and dance, rhymes and free dancing to nurture your tot’s developing gross motor skills, emotional expression, and social development. You and your tot will love making friends and socializing with others in this fun class.

Dance-nastics

  • Comfortable clothing the dancer can move freely in. Bare feet or grip socks.

 

Tiny

2.5-4.5 years

Baby Ballerinas - 3 years

Tiny dancers will explore the foundations of ballet technique in a creative and fun environment. Our goal is to inspire creativity and a love of dance in our tiny dancers that will last a lifetime. This class will focus on fundamental ballet technique taught through fun, imaginative activities using lively, upbeat music.

  • Any colour bodysuit and skirt. Soft Pink ballet tights. Pink Ballet shoes. Hair in a bun, braid, or ponytail.

Broadway Babies - 3-4 years

This class explores creative movement and basic ballet technique as well as basic tap dance technique. Your future star will love making friends and socializing with others in this fun class.

  • Any colour bodysuit and skirt. Soft Pink ballet tights. Pink Ballet shoes. Black Tap shoes (patent or leather). Hair in a bun, braid, or ponytail.

Tiny Tumblers - 3-4 years

Tiny Tumblers will have tons of fun learning the basics of Acro and Jazz dance. They will learn foundation skills such as front and back rolls, backbends, and pre cartwheels on our Acro mats. Tiny Tumblers will build strength, flexibility, agility and coordination all while having a blast with other preschoolers.

  • Any colour bodysuit, tan footless tights. Black shorts, leggings, or top optional. No dance shoes.

Diva Ballet Hippity Hop - 3-4 years

This class explores creative movement, basic ballet technique as well as basic Hip Hop dance technique. Your little diva will love making friends and socializing with others in this exciting class.

  • Any colour bodysuit and skirt. Soft Pink ballet tights. Pink Ballet shoes. Hair in a bun, braid, or ponytail.

RAD Pre-Primary Ballet - 4 years

Learn the foundations and progressions of Ballet technique and develop beautiful posture, alignment, balance, strength and flexibility through the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus.

  • Cap Sleeve bodysuit in Soft Pink. Chiffon skirt in soft pink. Soft Pink Ballet tights (Mondor 310). Pink Ballet Shoes. Hair in a classical Ballet Bun.

 

Mini

5-8 years

RAD Primary Ballet - 5-6 years

Learn the foundations and progressions of Ballet technique and develop beautiful posture, alignment, balance, strength and flexibility through the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus.

  • Tank bodysuit in Lilac/Violet. Chiffon skirt in Lilac. Soft Pink Ballet tights (W900C / Mondor 310). Pink Ballet shoes. Hair in a classical Ballet Bun.

RAD Grade 1 Ballet - 7-8 years

Twice a week class requirement. Learn the foundations and progressions of Ballet technique and develop beautiful posture, alignment, balance, strength and flexibility through the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus.

  • Tank bodysuit in Lilac/Violet. Soft Pink Ballet tights (W900C / Mondor 310). Pink Ballet shoes. Hair in a classical Ballet Bun.

Mini Acro - 5-8 years

Mini Movers will learn primary Acro and Jazz skills such as front and back rolls and pre cartwheels on our Acro mats while building strength, flexibility and balance in this high energy, active class.  Students will have lots of fun with friends while improving gross motor skills and learning gymnastic and dance elements they will be proud of.

  • Any colour bodysuit, tan footless tights. Black shorts, leggings, or top optional. No dance shoes.

Mini Hip Hop  - 5-8 years

Students will have a blast learning the latest street and urban dance styles such as popping, locking, and breaking.  This class is great for developing rhythm, coordination, and body awareness as well as great exercise!

  • Comfortable, breathable clothing. No jeans please. Indoor, non-marking runners. Long hair tied up in a ponytail or braids.

Boys Hip Hop  - 5-11 years

Students will have a blast learning the latest street and urban dance styles such as popping, locking, and breaking.  This class is great for developing rhythm, coordination, and body awareness as well as great exercise!

  • Comfortable, breathable clothing. No jeans please. Indoor, non-marking runners.

Musical Theatre Jazz  - 5-10 years

Musical theatre jazz is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance. Jazz dance will be taught alongside broadway style singing and acting. 

  • Any colour bodysuit, tan footless tights. Black shorts, leggings, or top optional. No dance shoes.

 

Junior

9-11 years

RAD Grade 2 Ballet - 9-10 years

Twice a week class requirement. Learn the foundations and progressions of Ballet technique and develop beautiful posture, alignment, balance, strength and flexibility through the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus.

  • Black bodysuit. Chiffon skirt optional. Soft Pink Ballet tights (W900C / Mondor 310). Pink Ballet shoes. Hair in a Ballet Bun. 

RAD Grade 3 Ballet - 10-11 years

Twice a week class requirement. Learn the foundations and progressions of Ballet technique and develop beautiful posture, alignment, balance, strength and flexibility through the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus.

  • Black bodysuit. Chiffon skirt optional. Soft Pink Ballet tights (W900C / Mondor 310). Pink Ballet shoes. Hair in a Ballet Bun. 

Junior Acro - 9+ years (Experienced)

Junior Acro students will enjoy learning acrobatic and jazz dance technique and the basics of choreography.  Students will learn to combine Acro and Jazz skills effortlessly to create imaginative, beautiful routines.  Students will safely learn skills with a professionally certified and trained instructor to spot them.  

  • Black bodysuit, tan footless tights. Black shorts, leggings, or top optional. No dance shoes.

Junior Hip Hop - 9-11 years

Students will have a blast learning the latest street and urban dance styles such as popping, locking, and breaking.  This class is great for developing rhythm, coordination, and body awareness as well as great exercise!

  • Comfortable, breathable clothing. No jeans please. Indoor, non-marking runners. Long hair tied up in a ponytail or braids.

Junior Lyrical - 9-11 years

Lyrical dance embodies various aspects of ballet, jazz, acrobatics, and modern dance and is strongly associated with clearly displayed emotional moods. 

  • Black bodysuit, tan tights. Black shorts or leggings optional. Tan turning shoes (canvas or leather).

 

Inter/Sr

12-18 years

Inter Ballet - 12-14 years

Twice a week class requirement. Learn the foundations and progressions of Ballet technique and develop beautiful posture, alignment, balance, strength and flexibility through the Royal Academy of Dance Grade 5 & Intermediate syllabi. 

  • Black bodysuit, pink or black ballet tights (W900C / Mondor 310). Soft block ballet shoes, canvas ballet shoes, pointe shoes. Shorts or skirt optional.  Hair in a Classical Ballet Bun.

Senior Ballet - 15-18 years

Twice a week class requirement. Learn the foundations and progressions of Ballet technique and develop beautiful posture, alignment, balance, strength and flexibility through the Royal Academy of Dance Grade 6 & Advanced syllabi.

  • Black bodysuit, pink or black ballet tights (W900C / Mondor 310). Soft block ballet shoes, canvas ballet shoes, pointe shoes. Shorts or skirt optional.  Hair in a Classical Ballet Bun.

Pointe - 12-18 years

Pointe class for 12+ years & invitation to class by instructor. Students must be enrolled in ballet twice / week.  

  • Black bodysuit, pink or black ballet tights (W900C / Mondor 310). Soft block ballet shoes, canvas ballet shoes, pointe shoes. Skirt optional. Shorts or skirt optional.  Hair in a Classical Ballet Bun.

Inter/Sr Hip Hop - 12-18 years

Students will have a blast learning the latest street and urban dance styles such as popping, locking, and breaking.  This class is great for developing rhythm, coordination, and body awareness as well as great exercise!

  • Comfortable, breathable clothing. No jeans please. Indoor, non-marking runners. Long hair tied up in a ponytail or braids.

Inter/Sr Lyrical / Contemporary - 12-18 years

Lyrical dance embodies various aspects of ballet, jazz, acrobatics, and modern dance and is strongly associated with clearly displayed emotional moods. Contemporary dance was originally informed by and borrows from classical, modern, and jazz styles, it has come to incorporate elements from many styles of dance.

  • Black bodysuit, tan tights. Black shorts or leggings optional. Tan turning shoes (canvas or leather).

Inter/Sr Jumps & Turns - 12-18 years

Split, leap, pirouette and stretch in this super fun class! Learn Jazz technique and build balance, strength, flexibility and agility through various Jazz Dance syllabi.

  • Black bodysuit, tan tights. Black shorts, leggings or top optional. Tan turning shoes or bare feet. Hair up off the face.

 

Adult

18+ years

Adult Tap

Learn to shuffle and flap or 'brush' up on your footwork in this energetic class! Challenge the brain and body to learn new techniques and rhythmic patterns exclusive to tap through the Al Gilbert syllabus.

  • Comfortable workout / dance clothing. Black tap shoes. 

Adult Ballet

Train like a dancer in this gentle, but challenging Adult Ballet class.  No experience, flexibility or grace required! 

  • Comfortable workout / dance clothing. Pink ballet shoes.