Adult Classes

Adult Ballet

Our adult ballet classes are open to anyone looking to have fun while increasing their fitness levels, toning their muscles, or improving posture. Here, you can meet new people in an active environment that is sure to improve your endurance and strength. These hour-long classes are perfect for beginners, as well as those who have done ballet in the past and are wanting to reignite their passion for dance and music. We strongly believe that it is never too late to start or restart ballet training! Please note that there is no set dress code. We encourage you to wear whatever you are most comfortable in, whether this is full ballet attire, or simply a t-shirt and leggings. Should you not yet have your own pair of ballet shoes, you are welcome to dance in socks. We offer classes in the mornings and evenings, allowing you the opportunity to take time for yourself and make ballet part of your weekly schedule.

Senior Swans Ballet

These low-impact yet traditional ballet classes are specifically designed for adults in our community over the age of 55. Senior Swans is a great way to improve coordination, mobility, balance, posture, and energy levels. We welcome beginners as well as those who have danced previously. Class exercises will also include gentle stretching and creative movement. There is no set dress code and we encourage you to wear whatever you are most comfortable in. Should you not yet have your own pair of ballet shoes, you are welcome to dance in socks. Classes are offered two mornings a week and are sure to be a fun and rewarding way to meet new people who share your love for music, movement and dance.

Ballroom

American ballroom has 3 levels, bronze, silver, and gold with each level is broken into 3 stages. For ease of progression we present our ballroom levels 1 through 5.  In level 1 couples will learn the basics of two different dances in a 5 week session.   Level 2 will be more advanced steps in the dances from level 1.  Level 3 will be the final stage where students learn even more advanced steps in the same dances. The level 4/5 is for the advanced dancers following the 3 levels of Bronze and students will be introduced to Viennese waltz and samba.  Gold level is offered only on a private lesson basis, will be the most demanding and is for serious or competitive dancers. 

5-week Ballroom class schedule for 2022/2023 will be available soon.

 

Adult Flamenco

This class is for those wishing to study and dance in the traditional Flamenco style of Spain.   Our instructor has studied in Jerez de la Frontera in the region of Adalucia, the birthplace and home of Flamenco dancing.

Adult Jazz

This class is for adults who have had previous experience in dance and wish to continue at an appropriate level.

Adult Tap

This adult class is for beginners and experienced “tappers” alike.

 

Adult Exercise Class

Exercise Class will be a combination of stretches at the barre, isolation exercises, STOTT Pilates® and yoga.  It will be geared towards building core strength and improving flexibility. People interested in this class should contact us at info@brandonschoolofdance.ca

 

Beginner Belly Dance Workout

This is a class for everyone! It doesn’t matter if you’re tall, short, young, old, rhythmic or have two left feet! Everyone can belly dance. Beginner belly dance will focus on teaching technique and drilling what we’ve learned. Each week there will be more moves added to your dance vocabulary and you will get a good workout while at the same time. All levels welcome.

 

Belly Dance – Continuing Technique

This is a class for those dancers who have completed at least one full year of beginner belly dance. The focus will be on building up your dance vocabulary, becoming more confident in your abilities and working your shimmies! Combos and layering will be of central focus.