Summer 2022

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Classes

Mini Classes 

under age 5

These programs are the heart of our studio community. The instructors at Warmland Dance recognize the importance of developmental movement throughout early childhood. 


What to expect from class:

Our classes lovingly introduce children to a teacher-led setting, provide positive social opportunities, seamlessly and playfully reinforce healthy motor development, encourage optimal neurological development, and provide a foundation for movement fluency. Our focus is fostering joy, confidence and a lifelong love of movement.

Musical Movement*

This is the "Waldorf inspired" class, led by Leah Burley. Parents typically participate in the Preschool classes. Developmentally mindful, story-based movement journeys, with elements coming from the Waldorf pedagogy. Combine instruments, silk scarves, hula hoops, balance beams, tumbling mats, singing, storytelling, recorded music and more as children explore relationship to one-another and the space. Children experience following the lead of a teacher, often for the first time. *Non-performance. Parents welcome, but not required.

Ballet/Tap Combo

For children who are becoming comfortable following the lead of a teacher, this developmentally appropriate, creative class introduces classic ballet and tap movements while students explore relationship to one another and the space. Parents welcome if needed, but not required

Ballet

For children who are now comfortable following the lead of a teacher, this developmentally appropriate, creative class introduces classical Ballet with reference to the Royal Academy of Dance Syllabus. Optional exams. Please inquire re: level placement.

Mini Jazz

For children who are now comfortable following the lead of a teacher, this developmentally appropriate, creative class introduces classic jazz movements while students explore relationship to one another and the space.

Mini Tap

For children who are now comfortable following the lead of a teacher, this high energy class is a fun-focused introduction to classic percussive dance technique. Engaging the mind and body in an experience of rhythm, pattern, and motor skill. Shoes supplied as needed.

Community Musical Theater

For children who are now comfortable following the lead of a teacher, sing, act, dance! Whatever you love doing, all ages may audition to participate in this year's Spring musical production: Alice in Wonderland

Youth Programs 

ages 5+

We offer a broad selection of performing arts programs for dancers 5 years and over, ranging from our recreational movement classes, to our competitive youth dance company. All of our programs foster the same positive culture and Warmland quality for which we have become known. 


The Dream Team

Warmland Dance has brought together an impressive faculty of respected performing artists, highly experienced educators, and award-winning choreographers from around the world.


Each highly qualified faculty member makes a personal commitment to ongoing learning, and to sharing their unique gifts with both students and colleagues while honoring our shared mission and values. 


Warmland Dance provides opportunities for faculty to regularly connect and build meaningful relationships with one another and the greater arts community, feeding our shared passion for movement, helping us grow as artists and support one-another in our collaborative work and lives.


This translates to our students and community as a warm, enriched learning experience and ever-evolving place to be-come.

RAD Ballet

Classical Ballet classes for all ages with reference to the Royal Academy of Dance Syllabus. Optional exams. Please inquire re: level placement.

Pointe

This classical ballet style is for students 11  years old and older who have completed minimum RAD grade 3 ballet and are currently training in ballet. We conduct a thorough and unique pointe readiness assessment developed at Warmland Dance by a registered physiotherapist and pointe dancer. Injury prevention is important to us, we want to see you succeed! Book an assessment today.

Broadway Jazz

Fun, high energy classes with an emphasis on codified jazz technique heavily influenced by ballet and modern dance forms. Students will explore characters and performance quality using classical and Broadway music. Optional exams. Please inquire re: level placement.

Jazz

This style uses more flowing music and jazz technique heavily influenced by ballet and modern dance forms. This style is satisfying to both dance and watch. This class will explore and develop contemporary jazz technique and movements. Optional exams. Please inquire re: level placement.

Lyrical/Contemporary

A current and evolving form of dance that shares movement characteristics with ballet, jazz and contemporary dance. Emphasis is on emotional expression, extension, and turns, and often story-telling or interpreting a lyrical song.

Tap

High energy classes in this fun, classic percussive dance technique. Engaging the mind and body in an experience of rhythm, pattern, and motor skill. A must for the Musical Theatre buff! Optional exams. Please inquire re: level placement.

Improv

An open level structured movement class inviting dancers to create and dance freely within specified frameworks, techniques and imaginations. Deepening musicality, connection to self, nature and one another, this dance form is an excellent class for the seasoned dancer and the novice alike.

Acro Dance

A style of dance that combines classical dance technique with elements of acrobatics or gymnastics tricks. 

Progressing Ballet Technique

Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) is an innovative body-conditioning and strengthening program that has been designed to enhance students' technique by focusing on training the muscle memory required in all forms of dance. It is a unique training system using ballet-technique specific exercises to train skill acquisition in a graded and progressive manner from junior through to advanced levels. 

Community Musical Theatre

Sing, act, dance! Whatever you love doing, all ages may audition to participate in this year's Spring musical production: to be announced!

Urban Contemporary

A lyrical style of story telling combining both emotional contemporary and edgy urban moves. This dance practices expressing inner soulfulness while dancing to the beats and interpreting musical nuances.

Hip Hop

This dance incorporates multiple different hip hop styles from urban contemporary, commercial street, jazz funk and k-pop. Working on confidence and stamina, this is a fun, mood lifting dance style.

Youth Company

The Warmland Youth Company was formed to bring together skilled, committed dancers in an intensive and dynamic choreography-based program. Dancers will train and collaborate in an enriched environment, exclusively with world class choreographers. These dancers are highly driven, build confidence, and develop leadership skills to inspire others through a variety of performances, competitions and workshops. Company members are expected to represent Warmland Dance in the greater community with a positive attitude, and high level of ethic.

Adult Programs 

ages 18+

Whether you've never danced before, or have a movement background, we have something for everyone. Stay fit, meet new people, have fun!

Beginner Tap

High-energy, contemporary tap classes for new tappers. This class will introduce the basics in a fun and community oriented environment, with high energy, modern music, and a focus on joyful expression.

Adult Ballet

Classical Ballet class with exercises at the barre, center, and travelling across the floor with reference to the Royal Academy of Dance Syllabus and other contemporary ballet techniques. Optional choreography and performance.

Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT)

Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) is an innovative body-conditioning and strengthening program that has been designed to enhance students' technique by focusing on training the muscle memory required in all forms of dance. It is a unique training system using ballet-technique specific exercises to train skill acquisition in a graded and progressive manner from junior through to advanced levels. Exercises using bands, balls, the ballet barre, and dancefloor, focusing on stamina, strength and flexibility, particularly in relation to areas needed for the ballet dancer. Great class for all abilities, whether you want a great workout, muscle toning, or to improve your ballet practice.

Pilates/Restorative Movement

This class is an injury prevention and a movement therapy using fundamentals of classical and modern Pilates, Myofascial Release and Movement technique. Group or private classes available.

Improv

An open level structured movement class inviting dancers to create and dance freely within specified frameworks, techniques and imaginations. Deepening musicality, connection to self, nature and one another, this dance form is an excellent class for the seasoned dancer and the novice alike.

Hip Hop

This dance incorporates the pop style you see in music videos and concerts. It involves repetitive, trendy movements and choreography, working on confidence and stamina. This is a fun, mood lifting dance style.

Broadway

Bring out the hats, heels and chair-dances ladies and gentlemen, this dramatic and high energy Broadway and cabaret-style classical jazz class is great for beginner and intermediate movers looking to learn some fun and fabulous choreography.

Urban Contemporary

A lyrical style of story telling combining both emotional contemporary and edgy urban moves. This dance practices expressing inner soulfulness while dancing to the beats and interpreting musical nuances.

Community Musical Theatre

Sing, act, dance! Whatever you love doing, all ages may audition to participate in this year's Spring musical production: To be announced!

Adult Company

This collective project is for experienced movers wishing to explore contemporary movement and dance in an enriching and community-centered environment. Multiple choreographers will share their unique processes and choreography with a focus on exploring connection to self, each other, and the world, by audition/invitation.

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