Introduction to Dance

The introduction to dance programs is designed to initiate the young child into a dance study.

 

Ballet study is presented in a fun & positive format tailored to meet each of the different age levels. 

 

An appropriate style of Jazz & Tap readiness provides better balance, coordination, & rhythm.

 

Modern creative eurthythmic skills develop musical awareness, increased attention span, & explore each child's creative range in a structured learning experience. 

 

All programs are gender friendly.  Recital participation is available.

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Our Introduction to Dance classes, separate ages 3-4-5 into separate classes.  There are marked milestones in development between each of these years. 

 

For the London Dance Centre, age 3 - 5 in one class doesn't work.  Of course, there are exceptions & we accommodate the placement of each child. 

 

Young children need to move at their own pace & over the years the pace changes with each child accelerating or diminishing many times.

Starting & steaming ahead is not an indicator of success, often the "turtle" passes the "hare" on the way to the finish line.

Some of our well known professional dancers were not the "stars" of the toddler's program, but we recognize the capacity of latent development & eventually, they excelled past their peers.

Angelina Dancerina

(Introduction to Dance 1)

Age 3  (8-week sessions) 

Four different sessions yearly.

Pre-school dance classes are taught by our experienced staff members.

 

The mature teacher can bring a balance between the need to learn & the ability to have fun.

 

Each session's curriculum varies in content, to give the option of taking one or more sessions in the dance year.

Not offered in 2020 due to COVID-19

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Isadora Dance Explorer

(Introduction to Dance 2)

Age 4  (8-week sessions) 

Four different sessions yearly.

The different personalities & temperaments of the children are carefully nurtured by our qualified teaching staff, for this age level.

 

A)  Select an 8-week session of Ballet, or Jazz, or Tap, or Performance, or try them all.

 

Recital participation is available.

B)  Divided into 8-week sessions, Ballet only. 

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Kinder Ballet

(Introduction to Dance 3)

Age 5  (30-weeks)

The fundamentals of Classical

Ballet is presented enjoyably with an emphasis on body placement & dexterity.  Students learn a greater sense of body control, dance terminology, & longer choreographic memory patterns. 

Tuesdays  6:30 - 7:15

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Kinder Dance Adventure

(Introduction to Tap and Jazz)

Age 5  (30 weeks)

An enjoyable, quick-paced mix of Contemporary Jazz movement and compound Tap sound and rhythms.

 

A greater variety of dance stylings & movement is introduced.

Tuesdays  5:00 - 5:30

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Victoria Carter London Dance Centre

Victoria Carter London Dance Centre

160 Sydenham Street, 

London, Ontario  N6A 1V9   

Canada

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