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Year 3 -Year 6 Classes at Goodhew Dance

These years are filled with so many wonderful opportunities to learn and make friends. At Goodhew Dance, we love being part of your child’s education, not just in dance but in becoming a confident and accomplished young adult.

Dance training still has a focus on fun but children are encouraged to work on their self-discipline and technique as they enter upper primary school.

Beginners are welcome! There is plenty of time to join in and learn to dance.

Register today for a free trial week and upload your Active Kids and Creative Kids vouchers here to save up to $300 on your tuition.

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Jazz (ADA)

Experience the energy of jazz!

Jazz dance is a style of theatrical dance performed to popular music. We base our classes on the ADA syllabus, which is develops both dance technique and dance quality. Jazz classes will help students to improve their technique, body strength, flexibility and coordination, and students will love our engaging class content and have so much fun!

The ADA Jazz syllabus is comprehensive and also includes styles such as musical theatre, hip hop, lyrical and contemporary. Students can work towards completing their exam at the class level. Exams are optional.

Tap (ADA)

Get your toes tapping!

Made popular during the 20th Century, this appealing dance style still has its place in the modern world. Learning tap dancing is ideal for young children who just love to dance and perform.

Mastering this style of dance can help with coordination, rhythm, musicality and agility. Classes are designed to suit primary-schoolers and are always enjoyable!

Classical Ballet

Ballet is an artistic dance form incorporating set steps and movements danced very gracefully.

Students learn the Cecchetti method to develop their strength and technique according to ballet principles. Studying ballet will help students to improve their musicality and presentation in all dance styles, as well as their overall posture, coordination and discipline.

We encourage all students to take at least one ballet class per week to improve posture and technique required for other styles, and two classes per week once the grade one level is passed in order to be eligible to take exams.

Showgroup

Do you love to be on stage and want to be part of our performance team? The “Showgroups” at Goodhew Dance meet weekly to learn new choreography to prepare for performances, eisteddfods & local community events. Showgroup is open to all students who are attending at least 2 technical dance classes per week. Prerequisite classes include: Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, J/F/H, Lyrical Ballet, Boys Hip Hop/Breakdance

Acrobatics

Acrobatics is an art of dance incorporating balance, agility and motor coordination. In this class, students will learn basic gymnastic floor work and tumbling for stage performance.

Teachers at Goodhew Dance hold qualifications with Acrobatic Arts.

Emphasis is placed on strengthening and improving flexibility, both very important principles for all styles of dance. The class is based on the Acrobatic Arts syllabus, with students learning tricks including forward and backward rolls, cartwheels, handstands, walkovers, handsprings, backflips and somersaults and more in a safe environment.

Jazz/Funk/Hip Hop

A fun and funky Jazz/Hip hop combo class for those wanting to increase skill level in these Genres. Students will warm up, learn dance technique and a routine that will be added to each week in class. Great for Primary school and Junior High school students wanting to give dance a try or get back into dance.

Contemporary

Contemporary dance is a performance style fusing classical ballet, modern and jazz principles. It emphasises contraction and release, fall and recovery, floor work and improvisation.

Students learn simple exercises and combinations to improve on basic contemporary principles and work on learning choreography related to particular themes or music. Students are encouraged to take contemporary classes because it helps develop an understanding of music as well as improve coordination, muscle strength and flexibility.

Hip Hop

Hip Hop is a style of street dance incorporating a variety of popping, locking and breaking. Our Hip Hop classes allow the students to explore their own hip-hop style to popular music, keeping the students engaged and working together.

Hip-hop dance is a great tool to develop improvisation and choreographing skills, and also to experience audition style choreography.

MUSICAL THEATRE

Got stars in your eyes?

Our musical theatre program delivers a mix of jazz, tap, contemporary and modern dance skills. Students combine their love of song with dance in these energetic and diverse classes. These lessons have a focus on fun! Jump, twirl and glide to some of Broadway’s most memorable tunes.

Private Dance Lessons

Learn one-one-one

Students who want extra preparation for an exam, competition or performance can study one-on-one with our teachers.

Talk to us about booking these private dance lessons in Alexandria on a one-off or ongoing basis.

PRE POINTE

Pre-Pointe is a pointe preparation class for ballet students interested in dancing en pointe. The class is taken barefoot. Students will work on foot/ankle articulation exercises, stretches and activities to develop core strength and the posture and body placement required to be ready for pointe shoes. Students attending this class must also be enrolled in a ballet class.

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Whether your goal is to reach the world stage or simply build new skills, we have a class for you. Get started with a FREE week of lessons.

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