4507 Chesswood Drive | North York
416.855.3400 | email@example.com
Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 5pm - 9:30pm
Wednesday | 5pm - 9:30pm
Thursday | 5pm - 9:30pm
Friday | Closed
Saturday | 9am - 5pm
Sunday | Closed
We offer a comprehensive roster of dance classes, even for our little ones as young as 3 years of age!
Our dance classes for children 6 years old and under includes programs with and without adult accompaniment.
"Dance is a poem of which each movement is a word"
What is Baby & Me?
Baby & Me classes are the best way to introduce your child to dance, and provides parents and/or caregivers the opportunity to attend and bond with their children, and get a great workout!
Baby & Me: Who Should Attend?
This class is recommended for children ages 3 to 4 years of age, accompanied by their parents(s) or caregiver(s).
For the younger, more independent child who wants to attend unaccompanied, we have classes for them too! Check out our Creative Movement classes.
What does Baby & Me Cover?
Baby & Me is a family dance program dedicated to promoting the health, wellbeing and of parents, children, families, and our local community through music and movement.
The classes help parents forges social connections through active, playful, creative, and celebratory experiences. Additionally, it's a great environment for parents and caregivers to network and connect with others in the community.
Classes include Pre-Natal Dance, Mom and Baby Dance, as well as Parent and Toddler Dance. Fathers and guardians are also welcome, and no previous dance experience is required.
When is Baby & Me?
What is Creative Movement?
Creative Movement classes are for our younger students (dancers aged 4-6 years old). Creative Movement classes are a perfect meld of play and dance, by adding music to natural movements tof children at play, without removing its spontaneity.
Students dance with props and costumes and have fun enacting stories through dance.
Classes help young students to develop co-ordination, posture, imagination and an appreciation for the fundamentals of dance.
Creative Movement: Who Should Attend?
This class is recommended for children ages 4 years to 6 years of age.
This class is for children attending unaccompanied by parents or adults.
Is your child not quite ready to attend class without you? Check out our Baby & Me classes!
What does Creative Movement cover?
Introductory Program 1
Children are encouraged to express themselves creatively as well as to imitate movements and dance patterns.
Students will be introduced to basic dance vocabulary, posture, alignment, body and spatial awareness.
The classes will help students to practice moving cohesively as a group, as well as to follow dance instruction.
Introductory Program II
This next level of Creative Movement will further students' basic modern dance technique (Graham) as well as introduce them to jazz elements.
Instruction focuses on developing students' strength, flexibility, balance as well as exploring jumps and turns while in motion.
Students are encouraged to express themselves creatively, as well as to imitate movements and dance patterns, moving as part of a group in more complex dance routines.
When is Creative Movement?
Are you new to the Children & Youth Dance Theatre?
Not sure if you, or your child, will take to dance?
Contact us to inquire about a free trial class.