Dance Classes

All Classes and Styles offered at the Move cater for a broad range of dance ability and experience.

Jazz

This Class combines a mix of Traditional Theatre Jazz technique with a modernized street – funk inspired, movement vocabulary. This Style of dance can be linked to commercial pop dancing and music videos of Janet Jackson, Beyonce and for the little one’s…High School Musical.


Hip Hop

An increasingly popular dance style, many are choosing to enroll in at The Move.

Born in the streets of New York, Hip Hop is a dance style constantly evolving and increasing its followers, thanks to movement choreography displayed in Music Videos of artists such as JT, Missy Elliot and Ciara, Movies such as Step Up and You Got Served and hot Routines on So You Think You Can Dance.

The ‘Move’s Hip Hop style combines a unique mix of traditional grounded steps, popping, locking, Krump, power moves exploding from … contrasted with fresh and fluid isolation.


Boys Only Hip Hop/Break Dance

An enjoyable class that allows boys to learn the popular Hip Hop style combined with basic break dancing skills. Strong emphasise is placed on teaching the traditional movement vocabulary associated with these two styles of dance including, popping, locking, isolation, power moves, freezes, floor and standing cross over steps, free styling and more …


Lyrical/Contemporary

A Fusion of Lyrical Jazz, Modern Dance and Abstract Contemporary Dance.

This class enables students to physically express emotion through their dancing. Dancers learn contrasting movement skills from fluid, graceful and precise to explosive and sharp. Technique learnt in this class includes a mix of elevation, ‘fall and recovery’, extension, isolation and much floor work.


R.A.D Ballet Open and Examination

Examination and Open classes are taught following appropriate syllabus content of The Royal Academy of Dance…”One of the largest and most influential dance education and training organisations in the world” 2006 RAD.org.au. Students can focus on attending regular class in order to gain exceptional grades in each of their exams and later venture into professional Ballet careers in performing and/or educating. Others may choose to attend ballet classes to take advantage of how much it can improve your technique across all styles of dance. Many suggest that ballet is the core foundation for which technical dancers of Lyrical, Contemporary and Jazz build upon.


Tap

This allows dancers to not only move to the beat but make percussive music of their own. This class combines classic tap exercises and technical skills blended with a newer grounded street Style. For the child or adult that loves to make noise.


Strength and Stretch

This is class is open to all, however compulsory for any Performance Troupe Students. The class focuses on improving Strength, Flexibility and Endurance assisting students in increasing their dance training and performance ability. Warm Up and Stretch exercises incorporate methods from Yoga, Pilates, Aeorobics and more. The class also includes a blend of traditional and new dance technique, skills and ‘tricks of the trade’.

Strength and Stretch compliments all styles of dance and assists students in becoming a highly versatile and skilled dancer.

Keep an eye out for more exciting classes … If you are interested in any classes not yet offered at The Move please forward your interest to… info@themovedance.com