Dance Classes

The benefits of Dance

Dance promotes physical strength and agility, boosts concentration, develops an understanding of music and rhythm and generates a love of movement.

DANCE CLASSES AT CDA

Whatever form of dance your child is interested in we offer a warm, welcoming environment where our highly trained, professional instructors encourage the students to improve their technique every class.

RECREATIONAL CLASSES ARE DIVIDED INTO AGE DIVISIONS:

  • Adult & Tot: Ages 2.5-3 years old
  • Pre-Dance: Ages 4-5 (JK and SK)
  • Level 1 & RAD Primary – Grade 3: Ages 6-8
  • Level 2 & RAD Grade 2 – Grade 4: Ages 9-10
  • Level 3 & RAD Grade 3 – Grade 5: Ages 10-12
  • Level 4 & RAD Inter/Adv: Ages 13+
    *RAD Ballet is a curriculum-based program and the grade levels do not always match up to school grades

BALLET

Students will learn the importance of poise, posture, and control through the graceful art of ballet. Students will learn correct ballet terminology and how to correctly align their bodies for strength and grace.

JAZZ

A fun, upbeat class with emphasis on coordination, rhythm, body isolations and flexibility.

TAP

Let your child explore the multitudes of rhythms and learn musicality through the study of tap. Students will learn how to isolate the feet correctly to create rhythms and dance to varying time signatures.

HIP HOP

A current, upbeat class using the most modern and current age-appropriate choreography as seen in music videos and pop concerts. Students will learn to isolate the body and create strong stylized movements.

ACRO

A class where students will strengthen the body and increase flexibility in order to perform acrobatic and gymnastic tricks such as bridges, walkovers, flips, and partner assisted balances.

CONTEMPORARY/LYRICAL

Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet.

MUSICAL THEATRE

Students will learn how to use characterization to play a role through dance. Traditional and current age-appropriate Broadway musical productions will be covered in this class.

REGISTRATION ONLINE FOR DANCE SEASON 2020/2021 NOW OPEN!

Meet Our amazing Dance Teachers

Our highly trained, professional instructors encourage the dancers to improve their technique every class and inspire them to express their emotions through dance movement.
  • 30 MIN CLASS

    $ 37.50* PER MONTH
    • 1 Class per week
    • *HST not included
    • Monthly price based on 10mth payment plan
  • 45 MIN CLASS

    $ 60* PER MONTH
    • 1 Class per week
    • *HST not included
    • Monthly price based on 10mth payment plan
  • 60 MIN CLASS

    $ 73.50* PER MONTH
    • 1 Class per week
    • *HST not included
    • Monthly price based on 10mth payment plan

Ms Lea and her fabulous team of dance teachers and office staff are warm, welcoming and always smiling! They have created a positive learning environment where kids of all ages feel supported, encouraged and able to do anything!

Karon Livingstone-Hentsch

Lea Creswell and her staff inspire students to strive for excellence and to be the best version of themselves everyday.

Larissa Rowland

Miss. Lea and her incredible team of talented instructors work very hard to bring out the best in every student. Their passion, enthusiasm and love of dance has inspired many students to thrive in a positive, friendly and confident building environment.

Lisa Sipes

Lea is always enthusiastic, flexible and accommodating to the needs of families and ALWAYS teaches with a smile on her face!

Victoria Macpherson

This is an amazing studio!! Not only do they produce beautiful technical dancers, but also a warm and nurturing environment. My girl’s love it here!!

Donna Christo