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BALLET BABIES - BORN 2013
It’s time for your bouncy wee groover to take their first steps into the world of ballet & dance.
Ballet Babies is a unique programme designed by Nadine for mini movers who love to jump, twirl, giggle, sing & boogie.
Term by term we move through a year-long programme linked to the 4 seasons.
There are no uniform requirements - dress to express & wear bare feet to feel secure & grounded.
Marvel as your little one’s confidence & creativity develops week by week.
Although these wee dancers are too little to join our annual September show, they will have plenty of opportunities to perform at community events throughout the year while you sit back & glow with pride.
When spring arrives in Term 4, your young dancer will have the opportunity to move onwards & upwards into Rosette 1, ready for new & exciting adventures such as shining onstage in our annual September show, & showing their growing independence in their very first Rosette exam.
Ballet Babies born 2013 - choose either
Wednesdays 2.45 - 3.15 at Glasgow Park Hall, or
Wednesdays 3.20 - 3.50 at Glasgow Park Hall
"A place with a lovely atmosphere, great teacher and awesome dance lessons."
It’s time for your young dancer to take their first steps into the time-honoured traditions of ballet training!
The Rosette programme has been carefully designed by NZAMD especially for young dancers, & Nadine has perfected a system of teaching the syllabus that stays consistently focused on enjoyment, encouragement, laughter & good times.
You will be thrilled at the pride your dancer feels as they delightedly receive their gorgeous Rosette from our visiting examiner in Term 2.
In Term 3 they will have the wonderful opportunity to perform with their personal heroes, the ‘big kids’, in our annual September show.
Rosette 1 Ballet born 2012 - Wednesdays 3.50 - 4.20
Rosette 2 Ballet born 2011 - Wednesdays 4.20 - 4.50
Rosette 3 Ballet born 2010 - Mondays 3.30 - 4pm
"I love how much my daughter enjoys it."
It’s time for your energetic wee groover to take their first funky steps into the upbeat & exciting world of jazz training!
Rosette 3 Jazz offers a straightforward, achievable programme carefully designed by NZAMD specifically for this age group.
Although the movements are more natural than those of ballet, & the music is fresh, funky & new, there is still a strong emphasis on stylish technique & pointed toes!
Your dancer will love coming to class each week & will be overjoyed to be presented with their lovely sunshine-yellow rosette by our visiting examiner in Term 2.
In Term 3 they will have the exciting opportunity to be involved with the big kids, performing alongside them our annual September show.
Rosette 3 Jazz - born 2010 - Fridays 3.30 - 4pm
"Relaxed, friendly, safe, kind, fun. I also love that the songs are clean and the costuming is age appropriate."
It’s time for your dedicated young dancer to commit to developing their growing ballet skills even further.
The NZAMD programme offers simple, fresh, fun choreography with emphasis on partner work that is just perfect for the increasing confidence of this age group.
Your young dancer will be filled with a strong sense of achievement as they proudly receive their personalised report card from our visiting examiner in Term 2, along with an elegant custom-printed certificate.
In Term 3 they will be presented with exciting opportunities to take on larger roles in our annual September show, with increasing emphasis on acting as well as dancing.
After the completion of their Grade 3 year, they will then start work on the very enjoyable & popular year-long Stretch-Leap-Spin programme.
Grade 1 Ballet born 2008 - 2009 - Mondays 4pm - 4.45
Grade 2 Ballet
Grade 3 Ballet
"This is a great part of the local community. Plus the kids always look like they are having fun."
It’s time for your committed young groover to dance into the next level of their jazz training!
The NZAMD programme combines fresh, funky music with crisp, energetic moves that will stretch & strengthen your young dancer’s body, mind & spirit.
In Term 2 your dancer will showcase their growing skills & confidence for our visiting examiner, & will have their hard work acknowledged with a personalised report card & elegant custom-printed certificate.
In Term 3 there will be exciting opportunities for them to perform in our annual September show, experiencing the thrill of dancing alongside the ‘big kids’ while also starting to take on leadership roles with the younger dancers.
Once they have completed their Grade 3 year, they will then be able to take part in the very popular year-long Stretch-Leap-Spin programme.
Grade 1 Jazz born 2008 - 2009 - Tuesdays 3.30 - 4.15
Grade 2 Jazz
Grade 3 Jazz born 2007 - Fridays 4pm - 4.45
"Very dedicated and talented teacher who lets the girls have fun while learning."
It’s time for your dancer to prepare for the transition to senior level, by spending a year polishing their skills in the Stretch-Leap-Spin programme.
This is a really enjoyable & very popular syllabus which everyone loves because they get to learn cool tricks!
Your dancer will strengthen, whirl, bounce & boogie as they develop their agility & flexibility.
In term 2 they will be presented with a delightful blue & gold banner by our visiting examiner, which will look wonderful proudly displayed on their bedroom wall.
In our annual September show in Term 3, they will be thrilled to have the chance to dazzle the crowd with their improved skills & impressive new moves.
Stretch-Leap-Spin born 2005, 2006 - Mondays 4.45 - 6.15 or Wednesdays 4.50 - 5.35
"Local, small, & friendly with a great teacher."
It’s time for your blossoming ballet student to aim for the heights, building on all the skills, technique & steps they’ve learnt over the years to start to truly achieve their ballerina dreams!
Our seniors still follow the familiar class format, but the exercises become more elegant, graceful, ‘dancey’ & more fulfilling.
It’s deeply satisfying to make something so challenging look so effortless & beautiful!
The NZAMD programme builds carefully from Grade 4 onwards, culminating with the Advanced level.
In Term 2 your dancer will present their work for our visiting examiner & receive detailed feedback on a personal report card, as well as an elegant custom-printed certificate.
In Term 3 they will be cast in major or even starring roles in our annual September show. After completing Grade 5, girls will have the option of joining our pointe class.
Grade 4 Ballet
Grade 5 Ballet born 2000 - 2003 Mondays 5.30 - 6.15
"A relaxed, laidback feel, with no peer pressure, in a safe learning environment."
It’s time for your budding jazz dancer to build on their years of junior training & reach for the stars!
Our senior jazz dancers continue to grow & develop as they learn more advanced moves & more challenging choreography, sprinkled with a diverse range of influences, from Broadway to lyrical to the Charleston to Michael Jackson.
In Term 2 their efforts will be recognised by our visiting examiner who will present them with personalised written feedback, followed by an elegant custom-printed certificate.
In Term 3 our annual September show will provide increasingly exciting opportunities for leadership of the younger dancers & the possibilities of troupe performances or duets or solos.
Dancers who have been with us for 10 years or more will be honoured with a Loyalty Award, which includes a very special treat . . !
Grade 4 Jazz born 2004 - Thursdays 3.30 -4.15
Grade 5 Jazz born 2000 - 2003 - Fridays 4.45 - 5.30
"It's a fun place but we learn lots."
Calling adult ballerinas & adult-ballerina wannabes of all shapes, all sizes, all ages, all abilities:
Fulfill your childhood dream, enjoy some lovely stretches at the barre, feel elegant & graceful, bring your friend/mum/daughter for some quality girl-time, have a good giggle or two . .
No excuses! 'But I'm too old' shh no you're not! 'But I'm not good enough' shh YES YOU ARE. It's for fun! Come & have fun!
Adult Ballet Class, 8pm - 8.45 Tuesdays at Glasgow Park Hall, $10 casual. Wear workout gear & socks or ballet shoes. See you at the barre!
"It's a very comfortable environment. You think everyone is going to be watching you, but we are all too busy doing our own thing. Good physical AND mental exercise!"
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