Disco Freestyle came about in the 1970s following the release of the film, ‘Saturday Night Fever.’ It continues to develop in line with the current music trends and includes runs, spins, kicks, leaps and jumps with combinations of different arm and hand gestures.
Street is an umbrella term which encompasses a range of dance styles such as Hip Hop, Funk and Breakdancing. These styles evolved outside of dance studios in any available open space such as streets, parks and school yards. Our Street dance classes explore the various styles in a fun, engaging way.
Rock n Roll
Rock n Roll is a highly energetic partner dance which emerged in America from the Swing dance Lindy Hop. Many of our Rock n Roll dancers compete at National level and enjoy great success in this style.
Ballet is the foundation from which almost all dance styles have developed. It requires strong technique, athleticism and grace. Our children’s Ballet classes focus on teaching the beginnings of Ballet in a relaxed, fun way.
Tap has evolved as an American dance form, popularised throughout the world, with debate about its origins coming from African dance, Irish dance and/or clog dancing. The dancer uses their feet to strike the floor, beating out different rhythms, with dancers wearing tap shoes which have small metal plates on the toe and heel to give the distinctive sound. Tap dance is a theatrical art form often seen on stage in musicals.
Modern dance is often seen on the stages of musical productions and is known for its theatrical qualities. It includes the use of travelling steps, high kicks, leaps and turns.