Our Hip-Hop program begins at age 3, and works with dancers of all levels, from beginner to professionally training dancers. Foundations of Hip Hop, elements such as Grooving, Isolations, Popping, Locking, Waving and Tutting are all explored. Dancers are taught various routines throughout the year to solidify their teaching.
Based off of professional dance programs found in elite North American dance companies, our Ballet program offers training from age 3 to 18. We focus on providing dancers with foundation training geared specifically to their dance level, consistently pushing them to reach their own dance goals while increasing confidence, self-awareness, posture and self-esteem.
A favourite with our young male and female dancers, a class where kids learn Old school and New School elements of Breaking from professional instructors who have learned from some of the best dancers around. Up Rocks, Get Downs, Floor work, Freezes, Boogaloo elements , Freestyle dance and a whole lot more are all explored in this exciting class!
It’s all about increasing flexibility of the back and limbs, as well as building up a dancer’s core muscles during this class. Our instructors focus on the individual needs of each dancer to make sure they are stretching correctly and learning key Acro tricks like walkovers, roundoffs, aerials, shoulder stands
All Jazz classes are based on the Canadian Dance Teachers Association syllabus. Students are taught barr work, centre floor stretches, Jazz terminology and combinations. Dancers as encouraged to work towards partaking in examinations under the CDTA in turn receiving certification in their appropriate grade levels. Focusing on strengthening the dancers core and overall muscle conditioning as well as adding to the dancers overall ability to execute jumps, tricks and turns required in other classes.
A popular form of dance with young dancers using foundation elements from Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical and Modern to create new forms of classically trained movement. Our instructors have over 15 years of training and teaching experience and always have the newest dance moves to show our up-and- coming dance phenoms in the making.
Pre-requisite: Ballet or Jazz
Competition is not just about winning; it’s about fun, friendship, discipline, self-esteem and the joy of performance! Our Teams represent A New DAEI at various competitions and shows in and around the GTA. Dancers are selected by audition only and the dancer must be enrolled in the corresponding recreational class to be eligible. We have all levels available for competitive: Novice (beginner), Pre-Comp (Intermediate) and Competitive (Advanced) for ages 5 and above. A New DAEI offers competition opportunities for dancers in all dance styles taught at the studio, as well as Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Open dance categories (like Acro with Hip Hop, or Dancehall and Hip Hop, etc). We have groups, trios, duets and solos that have won overall categories locally and across Canada. Please speak to management about joining our Comp Team!
Pre-requisite: Technique class for the desired style of dance to compete in (i.e. Hip Hop Comp requires Hip Hop Technique class)
Dancehall finds its roots in the Reggae Dancehalls of Jamaica, made commercially popular by such artist as Sean Paul and Bennie man. This dance style is a blend of Caribbean roots with some hip-hop influence. Join us for a high energy experience into the Jamaican Dancehall scene.
HOT N HEELS
For ages 15 to Adult. Taught by Tré Armstrong, learn how to walk, move, dance and feel sexy in heels, pumps or wedges of all heights! This class is designed for dancers of all levels whether you are a beginner or someone with more experience. It’s about finding that confident girl inside you… and bringing her out to party!
Pre-requisite: Ballet or Jazz