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2023 - 2024

CLASSES

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SPIRAL STARTERS

Spiral Starters are an introductory dance class containing ballet and creative movement. Young dancers will learn the basic steps while learning how to follow direction and imitate movement in a positive environment. Engaging music is used to get these little starters inspired to dance. The use of props such as stuffies and hula hoops, enables the young dancers to use their imagination, creativity and, most of all, have fun! Designed for your little dancer ready to start leaving mom and dad and learning independently. Also for young 3 year old dancers who have not participated in dance before.

 Tuesday   9:00 - 9:45  

 Saturday  9:15 - 10:00

PRE - DANCE

Introduce your child to the world of dance. These classes develop coordination, musicality and fluidity of movement while having fun. Increased technique is expected at each progressive level. These classes will include elements of pre-ballet and pre-jazz, the best of both worlds. Child must be able to attend class alone and be fully potty trained.

3- 4 YEARS

 Tuesday         10:00 - 10:45

 Saturday        10:15 - 11:00 

 Saturday        11:15 - 12:00

4 - 5 YEARS

 Tuesday         11:00 - 12:00 

 Tuesday         3:30 - 4:30

 Wednesday    3:15 - 4:15    

 Saturday        9:15 - 10:15

 Saturday       11:30 - 12:30

BALLET

Ballet is the foundation of all dance training. The discipline, technique and strength acquired in ballet are utilized in all forms of dance. At Spiral Dance we follow the R.A.D. ( Royal Academy of Dance) method. Full examination are offered at Spiral Dance. Our classes for ballet are offered from the pre-school age up to our senior levels. In Pre-Primary and Primary programs a love of dance is fostered for beginner dancers with a strong emphasis on musicality, motor skill development, balance, self-expression and creativity. We encourage all dancers who are serious about dance to take part in at least 1 ballet class per week. * Ballet classes have a $25 rental fee for character shoes and skirts. This fee will be charged on Sept 15th 2023.CLICK HERE FOR BALLET UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS 

PRE - PRIMARY ( 5 years +)

 Monday    3:30 - 4:30

 Saturday  10:15 - 11:15

PRIMARY ( 6 years +)

  Wednesday 4:00 - 5:00

  Thursday     3:30 -4:30 

  Saturday     12:30 - 1:30

Grade 1 ( 7 years +)

  Monday    4:30 - 5:30

  Saturday   1:30 - 2:30

Grade 2 ( 8 years +)

  Monday   5:30 - 6:30

Grade 3 ( 9 years +)

  Monday   6:30 - 7:30

Grade 4 ( 9-11 years)

  Saturday 2:30 - 3:30

Grade 5 ( 11 + )

  Monday 7:40 - 8:40

 **Intermediate Foundation, Intermediate, Advanced Foundation, Advanced 1 and Advanced 2 are available if moving studio and need these advanced levels. Please contact our office at (604) 541 - 2800 for more information. **

JAZZ

This is a very upbeat, high-energy class that uses pop music favourites from the 1970’s to present. Sharp, direct, funky, and strong is the best way to describe this movement style. A vigorous warm-up with lots of isometrics, isolations, and stretching starts this class rolling. Fundamental dance technique improves alignment, co-ordination, and strength to accomplish the dance steps learned across the floor and in the combinations. Various turns and jumps are taught as a part of the jazz curriculum.

Class Attire: Jazz shoes or foot undies, stretch lycra pants or shorts with a body suit or tank top.  Hair should be pulled back in a ponytail. 

Jazz 5 - 6 years

  Tuesday   3:30 - 4:30

  Saturday  9:30 - 10:30

  Saturday  12:00 - 1:00

Beginner jazz/ tap combo 5 - 6 years

  Wednesday 4:15 - 5:15

Jazz 6-7 years

   Monday  3:30 - 4:30

   Tuesday 3:30 - 4:30

   Saturday 11:45 - 12:45

Jazz 7 - 8 years

  Tuesday   4:30 - 5:30

Jazz   8 - 9 years

  Tuesday 5:30 - 6:30

Jazz  9 - 10 years

  Monday 4:30 - 5:30

Jazz 10 -12 years

  Monday 6:30 - 7:30

Jazz 11 - 13 years

   Tuesday 6:30 - 7:30

Teen Jazz 13 - 17

    Tuesday 6:15 - 7:15

CONTEMPORARY

Creative movement with influences from all styles of dance. Lots of exploration with levels and floor work. Music selections are from both pop and alternative genres.


Contemporary 7 - 9 years

   Friday   4:30 - 5:30

Contemporary 10 - 12 years

   Friday   5:30 - 6:30

Contemporary teen

  Tuesday  7:30 - 8:30

TAP

I’ve got rhythm! Tap requires the use of fine motor skills in the feet, plus co-ordination and rhythm. Understanding of music beats and how they break down from whole notes to half notes, quarter notes, and eighth notes is an integral part of the learning process in tap. The fun challenge is getting your feet to relate to these musical dynamics while learning the steps. Before you know it, your feet will be the musical accompaniment. 

Beginner jazz/ tap combo 5 - 6 years

  Wednesday 4:15 - 5:15

Tap 6 - 7 years

   Wednesday 5:15 - 6:15

Tap  7 - 9 years

   Thursday 4:30 - 5:30

  

Tap ll - lV  10 - 13 years ( experience required)

  Thursday 6:30 - 7:30

HIP HOP

 This style of dance has its roots based in street break dancing. It incorporates lots of footwork and change of directions, plus body isolations including locking and popping techniques. It is definitely all about personal style. The more bounce and sway, the better you can get the groove. It is fun, athletic, and a great cardio work out. Pop R & B and Hip-Hop music is used in the class. Our teachers are very careful to screen their music for appropriate language. 

Hip Hop  5 - 6 years

  Wednesday 3:30 - 4:30  

Hip Hop 6 - 7 years

   Wednesday 4:30 - 5:30

   Thursday     5:00 - 6:00

Hip Hop 8 - 9 years 

  Wednesday 5:30 - 6:30

Hip Hop 9 - 10 years

  Wednesday  6:30 - 7:30

  Thursday    5:30 - 6:30

  

Hip Hop 11 - 13 years

  Wednesday 7:30 - 8:30

  Thursday    7:30 - 8:30

Hip Hop Teen

    Thursday 7:00 - 8:00

Hip Hop Tech ( class does not perform in year end recital)

    Monday  6:40 - 7:40

  

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LYRICAL

This style of class has its roots in jazz and ballet. The grace of ballet combined with the jazz vocabulary. Slower, more controlled and fluid movements best describe this genre. Choreographic combinations are set to musical selections that are from pop ballads. 

Lyrical 5 - 6 years

  Friday   3:30 - 4:30

Lyrical 7 -  9 years

  Wednesday 4:45 - 5:45

Lyrical 7 - 10 years

   Saturday 12:50 - 1:50

Lyrical 10 - 12 years

  Wednesday 7:00 - 8:00

Lyrical Teen

  Tuesday 7:15 - 8:15

  

MUSICAL THEATRE

This class gives fun, foundational training in lip-syncing/singing, acting, and dancing. Using new and traditional musical theatre material, students will enhance their performance techniques by developing their stage presence, movement, and even vocal projection. 

Musical Theatre 5 - 7 years

  Tuesday  4:30 - 5:30

  Saturday 1:00 - 2:00

Musical Theatre 8 - 9 years 

  Tuesday 5:30 - 6:30

Musical Theatre 10 - 12 years

  Tuesday 6:30 - 7:30

ACRO

Acro uses strength, flexibility, balance and coordination to perform gymnastics-based tricks. It also focuses on body contortion and tricks that defy the centre of gravity. For those who have gymnastics tumbling experience or have taken acro for several years our intermediate acro tech will provide more of a challenge. Unsure about which class would fit your child? Our office team can assist you with proper placement.

Acro  5 - 7 years

Thursday 3:30 - 4:30

Acro  8 - 11 years 

 Thursday 4:30 - 5:30

Acro Beginner 6+ years

  Saturday 11:15 - 12:15

Acro tech only 

  Thursday 5:30 - 6:30

  Saturday 12:15 - 1:15

 ( minimum skills required )

 This class does not perform in the year end recital.

 Please call office to register​​

ADULT CLASSES 

Jazz ( experience needed)

  Wednesday 7:30 - 9:00pm

Contemporary / Lyrical ( experience needed )

  Tuesday 7:30 - 9:00pm

Hip Hop

  Thursday 8:10 - 9:10pm

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Ballet

   Monday 7:00 - 8:00pm​​

HIIT Dance

    Thursday 9:30 - 10:30am

Jazz Across the Floor and Combo Class with Dana

    Thursday 10:30 - 11:30am

   

                       

                                                                  ** Schedule for all classes subject to change **​

Unsure about which class would fit your child? Our office team can assist you in proper class placement. Call 604-541-2800.

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REGISTRATION POLICIES 2023 - 2024

Registration Fee:

$50 per family. Due July 1, 2023.

Non-refundable

Costume Deposit:

$65 / class due Nov 15th, 2023

Non refundable

Final costume payment is due April 27th, 2024

Video Fee:

$25.00 / student or $35 per family.

This fee will be charged in Spring 2024

Cancellation Policy:

$50 Cancellation fee if for any reason you or your child is unable to continue in the program.  Remainder of costume fee will be required if student withdraws after Dec 1st, 2023.

FEE SCHEDULE:

Yearly or monthly option:

45 minutes class:     $  52.50 plus gst monthly

                                 $  525.00 plus gst yearly

1 hour class:             $  63.00 plus gst  monthly

                                 $  630.00 plus gst yearly

1 hour 30 min class    $ 80.00 plus gst monthly

                                    $ 800.00 plus gst yearly 

Fees are calculated on a yearly basis and divided into 10 equal monthly payments. 

1. Dancers should arrive five (5) minutes before class start time, appropriately dressed. Dancers should use this time to change into the designated footwear prior to class start. Punctuality and attendance are required.

2. Dancer’s hair will be secured from the face.

3. Parent viewing weeks – You are invited to attend your son/daughters class and observe from within the classroom. Teachers will open their doors for you to observe the growth and development of your dancer. Friendly reminder to please move quickly and quietly up/down the stairs as there are classes in progress. Due to limited space, parents only please.

4. Dancers must behave appropriately at all times. Excessive talking, abusive language, rude behaviour is not permitted.

5. Gum is not allowed at any time in any classroom. Food or beverages are not allowed in the classrooms during class. The instructor will permit water breaks when necessary.

6. Dancers are to remain in the change/wait area prior to class start.

7. Dancers are to be picked up within 5 minutes of class dismissal. Spiral Dance studio will not be responsible for students who leave the premises, for any reason. Please ensure that your child knows to wait for you inside the studio.

8. Classes cancelled due extreme weather will have to be forfeited. Classes cancelled by the studio will be re-scheduled. Make-up classes are not available when missed due to illness or other attendance problems. Payments will not be reduced due to absences.

11. Each instructor reserves the right to sit a child out of any class, if any of the above policies have been violated.

12. It is important to us to hear from you if you have any concerns or inquiries regarding your child’s progress. Please do not hesitate to talk to your child’s instructor or Director.

FEE POLICIES

Payment for all classes is required prior to classes starting. A $10.00 surcharge will be applied to any accounts with late payments.

RECREATIONAL BILLING SCHEDULE:

Credit Card payments automatically withdrawn. Post dated cheques required before the start of the first class. 

Monthly - 1st day of each month September 2023 to June 2024.

Yearly - One payment date September 1 2023.

Fees are calculated yearly and divided into 10 equal payments. There are a  minimum of 32 classes.

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