Dance Classes

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CLASS LEVELS

Pre School 2-3 years, Kindy 4-5 years, Sub Junior 6-8 years, Juniors 9-12,
Teens 13-18 years, Boys Only 2-18 years, Adults 18 years and over

DANCE CLASSES


BASIC MOVEMENT CLASS 2-3 years
Basic Movement class is a series of fun, themed physical activity sessions specifically designed for 2-3 year olds. It is structured to develop listening, concentration and co-ordination skills. The class is run with a warm up, followed by exploring gross motor and locomotor movement. We work towards performing routines for the mid year cabaret & end of year concert. Most of the music played is generally a familiar to this age group. The class also consists of playing games involving physical activity, ending with a cool down with balance and stretch.

KINDY DANCE
Our Kindy dance class offers the children an opportunity in which they can explore music and movement through dance and improvisation. Fusion one Kindy class is fast-paced to keep young minds alert, and includes the introduction to a wide range of dance and music styles, relating to the specific theme. The children will experience dancing in groups, in partners and on their own which adds great value to their social and emotional development. We aim to encourage and broaden their love of dance and music by exposing them to a wide range of music styles. They will learn about their bodies, how they can move efficiently and what their body is capable of doing creating self awareness and a positive self-image which ties in with our fusionone philosophy.

JAZZ
Jazz is the most diverse form of Dance, ranging from old musical styles of Jazz through to the modern styles. Flexibility, strength and coordination are all benefits you gain from Jazz. You will learn Jazz techniques such as turns, kicks and body isolations that are used to build a foundation. Jazz addresses posture, focus, alignment and stretches. 

TAP
Tap was born in the United States during the 19th century, and today is popular all around the world. The name comes from the tapping sound made when the small metal plates on the dancer’s shoe touch a hard floor. This lively, rhythmic tapping makes the performer not just a dancer, but also a percussive musician.

CONTEMPORARY
It is a mixture of forms that is typically danced to modern music instead of classical music. It usually encompasses ballet, modern, jazz and lyrical.
It is when you cannot say "that is ballet" or "that is jazz", it becomes a blend of styles that expresses the music it is being danced to.

MUSICAL THEATRE
Musical theatre is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance and spoken dialogue. At fusion one our musical theatre classes use the most popular musical theatre productions to make the class enjoyable for all. At fusion one our open age musical theatre class uses the most popular musical theatre productions to make the class enjoyable for all.

ACROBATICS

Acrobatics is fast paced, dynamic and an exciting sport that encompasses stunts, tumbling & dance routines. Acro requires lots of energy, it's great for fitness, confidence and develops discipline.

BOYS ONLY HIP HOP & MIXED HIP HOP
Hip hop is a dance style, usually danced to hip hop music, that evolved from the hip hop culture. The first dance associated with hip hop was breakdancing. While breakdancing consists primarily of moves executed close to the ground, the majority of hip hop moves are done standing up. Great for general fitness, rythem, social interaction and fun!

BOYS ONLY HIP HOP FOR 3-5 YRS  This class is a series of fun, physical activity sessions specifically designed for boys! It is structured to develop listening, concentration and co-ordination skills. The class is run with a warm up, followed by exploring gross motor and locomotor movement. We work towards performing routines for the mid year cabaret & end of year concert. Most of the music played is generally familiar to this age group including the Top 20 hits! The class also consists of playing games involving physical activity, ending with a cool down with balance and stretch. 

BEGINNER ADULTS
Do you have 2 left feet and would like to find your right one? If you are a curious beginner or you have had dance lessons this class is suited for all. You will learn some of the funkiest steps found in the video clips of today, while improving fitness levels and general well being. Our class is made up of an addictive fusion of dance and aerobic movement combined in a fun and invigorating dance class. This class assists in weight loss, improved dance co-ordination, while developing strength, flexibility, musicality and confidence. Many students enjoy the social aspect of the class.

DANCE CATCH UP CLASSES FOR ADULTS
Our catch up classes are designed for students that have missed classes or would like to brush up on their dance co-ordination. These classes are held at the teacher’s discretion. A catch up class includes *refining steps *a break down of the routine slowly going over any sections of the dance that you may have missed out on or are having trouble picking up *encouragement & support *helpful hints for routine technique. This class is highly recommended and will help you in your regular class. No extra choreography is learnt in this class, we simply go over what we have learnt in our regular class.

DANCING PRIVATE LESSONS
Our private lessons can be arranged at a time to suit you however subject to the availability of the hall. They are conducted on a one on one basis or with a friend. Private lessons have many benefits, it allows to focus on your trouble spots and work on the choreography you are having difficulty with. The private lesson is most effective when it is one on one. The benefits are rewarding and you will notice a difference when attending a group class after your private lesson.

PLEASE NOTE: Do not push your child into a level un-appropriate for their dance ability. Consider your child’s age, ability, attitude and maturity. Being one of the oldest in the class is in some cases better than being the youngest and struggling with challenging choreography. Please contact us if you are unsure of your child’s level and we will assist you with what is best for your child. Each year we re-assess children and their suitability for each class they attend.

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