Classes

Creative Movement

Ages: 3-4 years

Class length: 30 minutes

Attire: Comfortable clothes that children can easily move in and socks with grippers. Long hair needs to be secured away from face.

Class description: A structured class that introduces children to dance, music appreciation, and imaginative performance. It is a combination of individual and group movement activities set to music. The children attend class by themselves (parents stay in waiting area).


Pre-Ballet

Ages: 4-5 years

Class length: 45 minutes

Attire: Bodysuit & tights/Fitted shirt & leggings, ballet slippers. Long hair needs to be secured away from face.

Class description: A structured class that expands on the introduction to dance, music appreciation, and imaginative performance. Children are introduced to basic ballet terminology, positions and movements. It is a combination of individual and group movement activities set to music. The children attend class by themselves (parents stay in waiting area).


Ballet/Tap

Ages: 5-8 years

Class length: 60 minutes (45 minutes ballet, 15 minutes tap)

Attire: Bodysuit & tights/Fitted shirt & leggings, ballet slippers. Long hair needs to be secured away from face.

Class description: This class teaches children the fundamentals of ballet including different parts of a traditional ballet class as well as ballet specific conditioning exercises. Strength, coordination, balance, grace and musicality are developed. The introduction to tap further develops musicality and coordination.


Freestyle Ballet

Ages: 8+

Class length: 60-90 minutes

Attire: Bodysuit & tights/Fitted shirt & leggings, ballet slippers. Long hair needs to be secured away from face and in a bun.

Class description: This class includes ballet-specific conditioning exercises & a traditional freestyle ballet class based on the Cecchetti method.


Cecchetti Syllabus

Ages: 8+

Class length: 60-90 minutes

Attire: Black bodysuit & tights/Fitted shirt & leggings, ballet slippers. Long hair needs to be secured away from face and in a bun.

Class description: Con Moto Dance is proud to be the only dance studio off the Avalon Peninsula to offer ballet examination training for more serious dancers. Students prepare for and complete ballet examinations with Cecchetti Canada. Participation in these classes is by invitation only. 


Jazz 

Ages: 6+

Class length: 45 – 60 minutes

Attire: Comfortable clothes that dancers can easily move in and ballet slippers or jazz shoes. Long hair needs to be secured away from face.

Class description: This class is composed of conditioning, turning, jumping & choreography all based on classic jazz styles.


Contemporary

Ages: 12+

Class length: 60 minutes

Attire: Comfortable clothes that dancers can easily move in. Long hair needs to be secured away from face. Footwear: Barefoot, socks, or foot underwear.

Class Description: This class is a combination of technique and choreography. It is a fusion of ballet, modern and jazz that emphasizes musicality & story-telling through dance. 


Lyrical Hip Hop

Ages: 8+

Class length: 60 minutes

Attire: Comfortable clothes that dancers can easily move in and sneakers. Long hair needs to be secured away from face.

Class description: This class combines jazz and hip hop styles to create an upbeat, high-energy class set to old school and current hip hop music.


Broadway

Ages: 10+

Class length: 60 minutes

Attire: Comfortable clothes that dancers can easily move in. Long hair needs to be secured away from face. Footwear: Jazz shoes and/or character shoes.

Class description: This class teaches students characterization through movement as they learn all the different styles of dance from various broadway musicals. 


Conditioning 

Ages: 14+

Class length: 45-60 minutes

Attire: Comfortable clothes that participants can easily move in. Long hair needs to be secured away from face. Barefoot. 

Equipment required: Stability ball & Yoga Mat

Class description: This class will focus on developing core stability & proper alignment to improve balance, coordination, strength and grace. Created for dancers but would also benefit other artistic athletes (ie. gymnasts, figure skaters, etc).