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,
Class AttireStudents 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.
First Steps Dance Class (Creative Movement for Tots) – 2-3 years
For many students in this class, this is their first time participating in an activity on their own. Being away from their parent may cause anxiety in some children, and you may also find yourself anxious if this is YOUR first time away from your little one! Please rest assured that we will try and ...Read More
Class AttireStudents should wear comfortable tight-fitting clothing that they can move in. i.e. Body suit, tights, dance skirt or stretchy pants and a t-shirt (no jeans or restrictive clothing). Dance shoes or gymnastics slippers
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, Kailee Baldwin, Natalie Zakrajsek, Rebecca Moore, Sam Paglia, Shannon Sim, Sydney Shepherd,
Class AttireDancers 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 ~ NEW!
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 AttireAny style dance wear or athletic wear, hair in ponytail or braid, and the appropriate footwear i.e. jazz shoes or ballet slippers
Acro is the combination of gymnastics and dance movement. In Acro, we teach our students to dance into and out of Acro tricks, with minimal obvious “prep” before and after a trick. Despite being technically difficult to execute, acrobatic tricks are meant to blend in seamlessly with dance steps, providing an extra level of excitement ...Read More
The Instructor(s)Dima Nassar, Rebecca Moore, Sam Paglia, Shannon Sim,
Class AttireGymnastic 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 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, Kailee Baldwin, Natalie Zakrajsek, Sydney Shepherd,
Class AttireAny colour/style of bodysuit, flesh toned ballet tights, ballet shoes (leather or canvas) and hair in a bun.
Contemporary dance fuses jazz, ballet and modern techniques. This class also has a large focus on improvised movement and students exploring their own creative expression. Dancers will dive into what makes their movement unique as well as learning new choreography and focusing on foundational technique. ...Read More
The Instructor(s)Alyssa Nedich, Christopher Duarte, Natalie Zakrajsek,
Class AttireAny colour/style of dance wear i.e. bodysuit or biketard and tights. Bare feet or half soles. Hair in a ponytail.
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, Rebecca Moore, Sam Paglia,
Class AttireAny 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.
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, Kailee Baldwin, Shannon Sim,
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
The Instructor(s)Kailee Baldwin, Sydney Shepherd,
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, Shannon Sim,
Class AttireTap 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, Natalie Zakrajsek,
Class AttireClothing that students can move in i.e. dance wear, shorts, t-shirt, athleticwear etc. (no jeans). Clean indoor running shoes. Hair in a ponytail.
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 AttireAthleticwear or dancewear, and any dance shoe.
Just Dance Programs!
Is your child interested in dance classes, but you are overwhelmed by the “dance mom scene?” Is your family pretty chill, and you are looking for a dance studio that is the same? Then we have the perfect dance program for you! NO HUGE COMMITMENT, NO HUGE FEES, NO CRAZY COSTUMES, OUTFITS, HAIR OR MAKEUP…It’s ...Read More
One-on-One Private Dance Lessons ~ Offered in Studio or Virtually Online!
Interested in taking your dance training to the next level? Want to work on your turns, jumps or an amazing workout to build strength and flexibility? Sessions are available in Jazz, Lyrical, Acro, Tap, Contemporary and Stretch & Strength. Come train with Miss Alyssa, Mr Chris, Miss Jussara, Miss Natalie, Miss Dima, Miss Sam, Miss ...Read More
The Instructor(s)Alyssa Nedich, Christopher Duarte, Dima Nassar, Sam Paglia, Natalie Zakrajsek, Jussara Moreira, Rebecca Moore,
Try a class on us! We are so confident that your child will love dancing with us, that we will let you try a class before you register. Dancers must pre-register to reserve a spot in our trial classes, as space is limited. PLEASE NOTE: Although we do allow dancers to try a FREE CLASS ...Read More