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Classes Category: Choosing A Style

Not sure what each style actually is? Each of these pages will tell you more about what styles we offer, what to wear and who the teachers are to help you with choosing a style.


Dance with Me – 18-35 months

Want more quality time with your child?  Enrol in a dance class where you can dance and make memories with your child that will last you both a lifetime!  Not only parents are invited to attend this class (you may also have a Grandparent, Aunt, Uncle etc. come to class with your child.  We do ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Natalie Zakrajsek, Sam Paglia, Dima Nassar,

Class Attire

Students and Caregiver should wear comfortable fitting clothing or dancewear that they can move in. Caregivers should have bare feet or socks, and dancers any style/colour of dance shoes and dancewear.

Adult Classes

It is our goal to run adult classes that will help our dancers take ownership and feel pride in their bodies and abilities.  Come join us as we strive to help dancers of all experience levels grow their confidence and self-worth. Adult classes offer an excellent opportunity to connect with other like-minded adults in a ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Alyssa Nedich, Jussara Moreira, Eshe Yildiz,

Class Attire

Dancers should wear something comfortable that they can move in.

Shining Stars * Tutu Cute * Tiny Tumblers * Tip Tap Toe * Bounce & Bop – 3-4 years!

Our Pre-Level Dance classes are unique programs geared towards the imagination and energy of the active 3-year old!  Programs blend specific dance styles, using creative, imaginative role-playing and fun props.  The music for these classes is fun, age appropriate and familiar to your child!  These classes expand on the techniques learned by our younger Dance ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Amanda Jeffery, Dima Nassar, Jussara Moreira, Natalie Zakrajsek, Sam Paglia, Becca Jeffery,

Class Attire

Dancers should wear comfortable clothing such as athletic wear or dance wear such as a bodysuit and tights or a biketard, as well as the appropriate footwear for the specific style they are taking (ex. bare foot for pre-acro, jazz shoes for pre-jazz, ballet shoes for pre-ballet)

Dancely Program!

We’re so thrilled to introduce you to Dancely™, a program that provides education and entertainment through original music, dance and movement for children ages 6 and under. The preschool aged dance program has always been a passion of ours at NJADS and we are delighted to be a Dancely™ Licenced Studio! Our program features original ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Dima Nassar, Jussara Moreira, Natalie Zakrajsek, Marella Robinson, Lilyanna Colling-Cen,

Class Attire

Any style dance wear or athletic wear, hair in ponytail or braid, and the appropriate footwear i.e. jazz shoes or ballet slippers

Acro

Acro Dance classes offer a dynamic blend of gymnastics and jazz movements, designed to develop a wide range of physical skills and artistic expression.  Our Acro program is based on the Acrobatic Arts Curriculum, which focuses on Safely, Technique and Progressions. Our program teaches flexibility, agility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline & concentration. This class ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Dima Nassar, Sam Paglia, Michele Miedzybrodzki,

Class Attire

Gymnastic style body suits, or comfortable clothing such as leggings, etc. Baggy clothing such as hoodies can pose a safety risk so we ask nothing too bulky. No skirts. Barefoot is required. Hair should be in a ponytail or braid.

Ballet

Ballet is the foundation of all dance styles, and technique from this style compliments and strengthens all other dance style training.  Body awareness, technical training and coordination are stressed throughout the class, and students are taught correct terminology.  Learn the five positions of the feet and exercises such as pliés, tendues and sautés.  Students will ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Amanda Jeffery, Jussara Moreira, Natalie Zakrajsek, Anna Sousa,

Class Attire

Any colour/style of bodysuit, flesh toned ballet tights, ballet shoes (leather or canvas) and hair in a bun.

Contemporary

Immerse yourself in the fluid and expressive world of Contemporary dance, a genre that beautifully intertwines the elegance of ballet, the soulfulness of jazz, and the innovation of modern dance techniques. Our Contemporary dance class is not just about mastering steps; it’s an exploration of personal expression and creativity. The class places significant emphasis on ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Alyssa Nedich, Christopher Duarte, Natalie Zakrajsek, Sam Paglia, Michele Miedzybrodzki,

Class Attire

Any colour/style of dance wear i.e. bodysuit or biketard and tights. Bare feet or half soles. Hair in a ponytail.

Jazz

Students are introduced to rhythm and coordination through jazz dance steps, while developing their sense of musicality. Energetic and upbeat jazz dance is combined with funky fast movements.  Leaps, Jumps, Turns and Stretching are some of the fundamentals taught in this class. Combinations are taught to today’s hottest music, and we always ensure that songs ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Alyssa Nedich, Christopher Duarte, Dima Nassar, Jussara Moreira, Natalie Zakrajsek, Sam Paglia,

Class Attire

Any colour/style of dance wear i.e. bodysuit/tights, biketard, crop-top/shorts, jazz shoes (any style i.e. canvas or leather jazz shoe, half soles) and hair in a ponytail.

Combo Classes!

Not sure which form of dance is right for your child? Try one of our combo classes! Jazz/Ballet – this energetic class combines Ballet and Jazz, so that students are exposed to both art forms.  This class is considered a “recreational” class, students wishing to take a structured ballet class that includes barre work should register for ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Alyssa Nedich,

Class Attire

Lyrical

Lyrical dance is a dance style that blends elements of Ballet and Jazz.  Lyrical dance is generally a little more fluid than ballet and also somewhat faster — although not as rapidly executed as jazz dance.   Lyrical dance is characterized by fluidity and grace, and has a poetic, expressive quality.  This class challenges students to ...Read More

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Tap

Students will learn the basics of tap technique while developing a sense of rhythm, coordination and timing. Shuffle, ball change and stomp your way through a fun class that combines rhythm, sound and movement. Increasing footwork speed, sound clarity, and terminology are just a few of the skills that students will learn in this class. ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Alyssa Nedich, Ben Musgrave-Bond,

Class Attire

Tap shoes are required for all tap classes. Any colour/style of dancewear i.e. bodysuit/tights, biketard, and hair in a ponytail.

Hip Hop/Jazz Funk and Hip Hop/Street Dance

Hip Hop/Jazz Funk class is a cute, fierce and powerful style of dance with a diva-like dance quality.  It takes elements from both Hip Hop and Jazz.  This high energy class gives students a chance to release their sassiness and dance fiercely!  They will also explore free style improvisation.  Students will develop their sense of rhythm ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Christopher Duarte, Sam Paglia, Lilyanna Colling-Cen,

Class Attire

Clothing that students can move in i.e. dance wear, shorts, t-shirt, athleticwear etc. (no jeans). Clean indoor running shoes. Hair in a ponytail.

Musical Theatre

This performance oriented Musical Theatre class will allow you to shine like a star…sing…act…dance!  Become a triple threat!  The class will build self-esteem and stress the importance of teamwork within an acting/dance class setting. Improvisation, drama exercises, dance and script work will be explored. This class is ideal for students interested in expressing themselves through ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Alyssa Nedich, Natalie Zakrajsek,

Class Attire

Athleticwear or dancewear, and any dance shoe.

Stretch and Flexibility

Do you find in class that you “Can’t feel the stretch?” Are you concerned that you may be stretching incorrectly? Do you worry that you are “pushing the stretch too far?” Do you have a new year’s resolution to work on developing your flexibility this year? Then the Alixa Flexibility Program is for you! With ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Alyssa Nedich, Natalie Zakrajsek,

Class Attire

Jumps and Turns

This class focuses on developing the strength, power, flexibility, and technique necessary for more advanced jumps and turns.  Working progressively, dancers will learn to perfect a variety of elements used in jumps and turns technique such as; proper posture, core strength, balance, and spotting techniques.  A great add on to your dance class regime! ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Alyssa Nedich, Sam Paglia,

Class Attire

One-on-One Private Dance Lessons

Elevate Your Dance Experience with Personalized Training at Not Just Another Dance Studio! Ready to take your dance skills to new heights? Whether you’re aiming for perfected turns, soaring jumps, or building strength and flexibility, our exclusive 1-on-1 private lessons are designed just for you! Meet Our Expert Instructors:  Miss Alyssa, Mr Chris, Miss Jussara, Miss ...Read More

7-Day Class Pass for ONLY $7!

Try as many styles of dance as you like within a 7-day period (pending room in the class) for only $7!  Find out what being a part of the NJADS Family is all about! ...Read More

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Adult StudioFit

Ready for a new type of Adult Fitness and Dance program in Hamilton, Ontario? We offer an inclusive, judgement free, body positive environment for adults to move and workout their bodies, minds and hearts.  Check back, our next 12-week session will be coming soon! LOCATION MAIN = 833 Upper James Street, Rear Unit, Hamilton LOCATION ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Natalie Zakrajsek, Alyssa Nedich,

Class Attire

Dancers should wear something comfortable that they can move in. Remember to bring a water bottle with you.

ECE Music Program

Early Childhood Music Education The Early Childhood Education Program is a small group program for children, that are pre-instrumental classes offered to very young children aged newborn until entry into an instrumental program, usually around 3 years of age. The ECE program consists of a weekly class in which the child and a caregiver (i.e. ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Danielle Musgrave-Bond,

Class Attire

Comfortable clothing.

Free Trial

Experience the Joy of Dance: Your First Class is On Us! At NJADS, we’re so confident that your child will fall in love with dancing that we’re offering the chance to try a class before you officially register. It’s an opportunity to explore the magic of our studio, meet our wonderful instructors, and immerse yourself ...Read More

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Class Attire

Any colour/style of dance wear i.e. bodysuit/tights, biketard, crop-top/shorts, any style/colour of dance shoes or bare feet with hair pulled back i.e. in a ponytail.

Belly Dance

In Bellydance we build from the floor up. First we get the feet moving, then add hips & bodywork, then arms and hands; the last piece of the puzzle is usually expression. Belly Dance is a dance style from the Middle East however it has various names depending on where it is being used the ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Eshe Yildiz,

Class Attire

Comfortable clothing suitable for exercise such as leggings and t-shirts. Bare foot. hip scarves optional.

Modern Dance

By the end of the nineteenth century, modern dance emerged as a new performing art that rebelled against the tight structure of traditional ballet. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, dancers Isadora Duncan and Loie Fuller popularized the dance form as a new style of artistry and entertainment with their lyrical, emotional performances.  Many ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Michele Miedzybrodzki,

Class Attire

Dancewear such as leotard and leggings, dance shorts, athletic wear

Daddy/Daughter Dance

At Not Just Another Dance Studio we believe in creating positive experiences and memories that will last a lifetime! The Daddy/Daughter Dance is a wonderful opportunity for Dad to spend quality time with his daughter. Together they will spend time at rehearsal and working through choreography. The memories in class, in fact, are as significant ...Read More

The Instructor(s)

Natalie Zakrajsek,

Class Attire

Dads - Comfortable clothing/athletic wear such as track pants, t-shirt Kids - Dancewear such as leotard and tights, t-shirts, shorts etc. Footwear - indoor shoes for dads, ballet slippers or jazz shoes for dancers