DANCE FOR KIDS
Dance, the “art of movement”, is a means of communication and expression, a help to build a strong personality and a bearer of mental, intellectual and physical advantages.
Among the educational goals of dance for kids are:
- learning and understanding discipline and order during and outside of the class;
- enhancing the kid’s personality;
- setting goals and developing the patience to reach them;
- team working;
- overcoming shyness and insecurity;
- developing the ability to concentrate and listen
PREPARATORY BALLET – AGE 3-5 YEARS
This class is an approach to ballet, trying to make the kids passionate about it. The lesson promotes the discover and awareness on how the body moves and its capacities, encouraging the use of imagination.
Kids will learn the rules of the class and how to use the space around them through targeted exercises. A key role will be played by music in the discovering of motion and its potentials.
BALLET – AGE 5 YEARS AND OVER
Kids will be more aware of their movements and their capacities: therefore the exercises will be more targeted and specifically addressed to ballet. Classes will have a structured – though fun –
program and will employ elements of creativity to promote the learning of the exercises, together with the freedom of movement.
Among the main goals are: developing body coordination, making its movement harmonic, a correct posture, a good flexibility and muscular toning.
The distribution of classes will be based both on age and the physical and intellectual capacities of the kids, so that the single learning processes are followed.
Hip hop is synonymous of energy and expression, elements that are present during the warm-up, in the study of the technical moves and especially in the final choreographies. During the class, kids will learn how to use their body, enhancing their flexibility, resistance and muscular strengthening.
BALLET FOR ADULTS
This class is addressed to adults who want to approach ballet for the first time or to keep an old passion alive. Classes will provide the students with the basic technique of ballet.