Willington Dance Classes
Are you looking for a dance class in Willington?
Leap Dance Midlands prides itself on safe, support, inclusive classes with high quality teaching. We teach Royal Academy of dance ballet and ISTD tap, modern and musical theatre.
We offer classes for children of all ages and all our classes are taught by the Principal Elaine who is a qualified and experienced Royal Academy of Dance Registered Teacher.
We want all our children to feel safe, supported and part of our dance community. We deliberately keep our classes small so we can support all of our students and give them the attention they deserve to develop and thrive.
Royal Academy of Dance technique and syllabus is at the heart of our classes. The RAD are internationally recognised and are one of the world’s most influential and respected dance organisations, known for professional standards and quality teaching. Our classes are suitable for beginners and those that have danced before. All of classes are fun and sociable, whilst developing co-ordination, social skills, confidence, health, fitness and well-being.
Our children’s classes include a range of dance styles to inspire your child including ballet, modern, tap and musical theatre. We follow the tap and modern syllabus of the ISTD to give your child the chance to experience a wide range of dance styles and genres.
Toddler and Grown Up Classes 3-3:45pm Saturdays
Ages 1,to 4. An introduction to dance for toddlers/ minis and their grown ups. A fun and friendly class that introduces your toddler to the joys of dance, music and song. This class develops their co-ordination skills, social skills and musicality. This gives you the perfect opportunity to bond with your child whilst getting fit and meeting new parents and grandparents.
Preschool Dance Class 11-11:45am Saturdays
A fun and friendly class for children ready to join in without their grown up. This is a creative movement class, usually from aged 3 upwards. This class gives your child an introduction to the movements that develop into dance steps. This class uses props, themes and imaginative dance to develop your child’s imagination, creativity and confidence. It also develops coordination, balance, social skills, confidence and creativity.
Primary Class 12-1pm Saturdays
Our Primary Class is for children of school age, age 4-6. The Primary class includes ballet, tap and modern following the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus with free creative dance. This class allows the children to learn a range of dance styles including ballet, tap, and modern developing technical skills, confidence and creativity in dance.
Junior Class 1:10-2:40pm Saturdays
We also have a Junior Class for children aged 6 and over. We begin to focus on the exam syllabus of the RAD and ISTD dance organisations. The Junior classes are a combination class including ballet, tap, modern, character and musical theatre. This allows the children to experience a range of different dance styles and is designed to allow them to perform with confidence and creativity. As well as exam work we do lots of creative free work and workshops within our classes to inspire and develop your child’s imagination and ability to learn and try new choreography.
Preschool Class 11-11:45am
Primary Class 12-1pm
Junior Class 1:10-2:40pm
Toddler Mini and Grown Up Class 3-3:45pm
The Old School- Willington
Willington is a village location in South Derbyshire, between Derby and Burton On Trent. It is easy accessible from Burton, Derby, Findern, Hilton, Hatton, Etwall, Tutbury, Eggington, Repton, Milton, Ingleby, Foremark, Barrow On Trent, Melbourne, Ticknall, Foston, Rolleston on Dove and Stretton.
Willington is very close to the Mercia Marina. There are lovely canal walks and three pubs- The Dragon, The Green Man and The Rising Sun as well as Bevington’s Tearooms.
My son loves his dance classes. He looks forward to it every weekend”.