BIG STEPS, BABY STEPS
BIG STEPS, BABY STEPS

DAYS: Wednesdays
TIMES:  9:30 - 10:00am
AGES:  1 & 2 year olds
TEACHER:  Grace Oberschneider
FEES: 

An imaginative and creative class for little ones and their parent (or caregiver) to explore the fun of dance and music together. Explore from the depths of the ocean all the way to the moon with your wee one through movement and play. Perfect for early walkers through to two years of age.

MINI MOVERS
MINI MOVERS

DAYS/TIMES: 
Tuesdays : 2:45 - 3:15pm
Wednesdays : 9:30 - 10:00am
Friday's : 3:30 - 4:00pm
Saturday's : 8:30 - 9:00am
Saturday's : 9:00 - 9:30am

AGES:  3 and 4 YRS
TEACHER:  McKenzie Northcott, Grace Oberschneider, Sophie Frame
TERM 2, 2022 FEE:  $120 

This class is designed for younger dancers (3-4 years old). With use of props and fun music, we aim to give students an enjoyable introduction into the world of dance. We utilize the NZAMD Pre Rosette 1 level syllabus for a basic introduction to Jazz and Ballet, as well as varied imagination play to help build their motor skills and coordination. This class will supply students with a range of age-appropriate skills that can lead to achievement within dance classes at a later stage. In a welcoming and safe environment.  Our MINI MOVERS class is a great place to start. 

INTRO TO DANCE (MIXED STYLES)
INTRO TO DANCE (MIXED STYLES)

DAY :  Monday's & Wednesday's
TIME : 3.30PM - 4.00PM
AGES : 5 - 8 YRS
TEACHER : Ignite Dance Teachers
TERM 2, 2022 FEE : $120 

Perfect for boys and girls aged 5 - 8 years, who are new to dance, and not sure what style to pursue. The option of having a mixed-style class will give them a good feel for our core dance styles, so after a term of dance, they will have a clear idea what class they are most suited to.

Styles covered will be... Jazz Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, and Tap.

JAZZ BALLET
JAZZ BALLET

DAYS : Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays

TIMES:      
Pre Rosette 1 (Beginners) : Turning 5 YRS in 2022 : Tuesdays : 3.30 - 4.00pm
Pre Rosette 1 (Beginners) : Turning 5 YRS in 2022 : Saturdays : 9.30 - 10.00am
Pre Rosette 2 (Beginners) : Turning 6 YRS in 2022 : Tuesdays : 4.00 - 4:30pm
Pre Rosette 3 (Beginners) : Turning 7 YRS in 2022 : Wednesdays : 4.00 -4.45pm  (Venue:  TOWN HALL)
Grade 1 : Turning 8 YRS in 2022 : Wednesdays : 3.45 - 4.30pm.  
Grade 2 :
 Turning 9 YRS in 2022 : Tuesdays : 4.30 - 5.30pm
Grade 3 : Turning 10 YRS in 2022 : Tuesdays : 5:30 - 6:30pm
Grade 3 : Turning 10 YRS in 2022 : Saturdays : 10.30 - 11.30am
Grade 4 : Turning 11 YRS in 2022 : Tuesdays : 6:30 - 7:30pm
Grade 5 : Turning 12 YRS in 2022 : Tuesdays : 7:30 - 8:30pm
Pre-Elementary : Mondays : 5.45 - 6.45pm
Elementary : Mondays : 6.45 - 8.00pm        

TEACHERS:
McKenzie Northcott, Grace Oberschneider, Oscar Crafts

TERM 3, 2022 FEES:

  • Pre-Rosette 1 & 2 : 30 min class : $120
  • Pre-Rosette 3 & Grade 1 Classes : 45 min class : $130
  • Grade 2 & 3 Classes : 1 hour classes : $140
  • Grade 4 & 5 Classes : 1 hour classes : $160
  • Pre Elementary Class : 1.00 hour class : $180
  • Elementary Class : 1.25 hour class : $190

Level classes to learn components, techniques and terminology of jazz ballet dance. Classes focus on giving confidence, knowledge and experimentation of your bodies ability. 

Students can expect an age appropriate, fun environment to learn jazz ballet techniques such as leaps, turns, positions and expression. All progress made in class will be working towards an end of term showcase, a chance to perform in front of parents, family and friends. 

 As students’ progress, they increase their ability to dance with more challenging steps and routines that require increased flexibility, strength and stamina. They also learn routines in a number of styles relevant to jazz. Culminating in a spectacular showcase performance at the end of the year.

HIP HOP
HIP HOP

DAYS: Thursdays
TIMES: 
Beginner  |   5 – 7 YRS :  3.30 - 4.00pm
Juniors  |   7 - 9 YRS : 4.00 - 4.45pm
Intermediate  |  9+ YRS : 4.45 - 5.45pm
Boys. |  8+ YRS. :  5.45 - 6.45PM.  
Adults. |  16+ YRS : 7:00 - 8:00pm.  
TEACHER :   Zhadon Cook

TERM 3, 2022 FEES

  • Beginner 30 min : $130
  • Junior 45 min : $140
  • Intermediate & Boys 60 min : $160
  • ADULT classes 60 min : $150


    Ignite Urban Hip hop classes are a free form of dancing that really gets you moving. Gain confidence, fitness, skill, and make some friends. Learn, thrive and achieve together. The resulting outcome is an energetic class that not only teaches you Urban movements and techniques, but also instills rhythm and precision in your muscle memory.

    BALLET  (OPEN CLASS)
    BALLET (OPEN CLASS)

    DAYS/TIMES: 
    Fridays
    Intro to Ballet : 4:00 - 4.45pm. : (Ages 5 - 7 yrs)
    Junior Ballet : 4.45 - 5.45pm : (Ages 8 - 11yrs)

    TEACHER:  Sophie Frame, Grace Oberschneider
    TERM 3, 2022 FEES: 

    • Intro : 45 min class : $130
    • Junior : 1 hour class : $150

    Ballet is a beautiful and graceful art form, widely known as the foundation of all dance styles. Our new Open Ballet Basics class is designed for the ballet “true beginner” - it is the perfect introduction to your ballet journey. In this class you'll learn all your fundamental ballet skills in a fun and energised environment, to modern music. The foundational skills learned in this class will allow you to follow on easily into other various styles of dance.

    No previous dance experience required.

    MUSICAL THEATRE
    MUSICAL THEATRE

    DAYS : Mondays
    TIMES & TERM 3, 2022 FEES : 
    Juniors | Ages 5 - 8 YRS : 4.00 - 4.45PM : $150
    Intermediates | 9 - 12 YRS : 4.45 - 5.45PM : $170
    Seniors | Ages 12 + YRS : 5.45 - 6.30PM : $150
    AGES :   5 YRS - 18 YRS
    TEACHER. :  Jonathan Hawthorne, Jonty Climo, 

    Musical Theatre is a theatrical style that includes dance, vocals and acting to songs, on stage; generally, from Broadway musicals. These numbers usually consist of a story being told or a character being formed.  

    Our Ignite Musical Theatre classes will focus mainly on dance character development and stage craft, but will now also include elements of acting and vocals taught by our Ignite drama and singing tutors.

    This term, students get to learn and perform to the music of _________!  Students will perform a in class showcase at the end of the semester on July 4th!

    This is a perfect class for those who wish to develop their all-round Musical Theatre techniques, with an emphasis on personality, presentation and having fun!

    CONTEMPORARY
    CONTEMPORARY

    DAY:   Wednesdays
    TIMES:
    Contemporary Junior | (Ages 8 - 11 years) | 4.30 - 5.30pm
    Contemporary Senior / Performance | (Ages 11 - 15 years) | 5.30 - 7.00pm
    AGES:  8 - 18 YRS
    TEACHER/S:  Grace Oberschneider, Sophie Frame
    FEES: 
    Junior : 1 Hour Classes : $170
    Senior/ Perf : 1.5 Hour Class : $200

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

    Although originally informed by and borrowing from classical, modern, and jazz styles, it has since come to incorporate elements from many styles of dance. Due to its technical similarities, it is often perceived to be closely related to modern dance, ballet, and other classical concert dance styles.

    In terms of the focus of its technique, contemporary dance tends to combine the strong but controlled legwork of ballet with modern that stresses on torso. It also employs contract-release, floor work, fall and recovery, and improvisation characteristics of modern dance. Unpredictable changes in rhythm, speed, and direction are often used, as well. 

    TECHNIQUE, STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
    TECHNIQUE, STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

    DAYS:   Saturdays
    TIMES:  11.00 - 12 noon
    AGES:  Any age
    TEACHERS:  Oscar Crafts, Grace Oberschneider
    PRICE:  $150 (for 10 week term)

    Our technique, strength and flexibility class is the perfect addition to your weekly dance classes. Each week we will work on developing foundational dance technique from the basics of barre work to turning and leap technique as well as improving overall strength, fitness and flexibility. Classes will incorporate elements of Pilates, dance-fit and barre-fit in a fun and dance specific way. This class is recommended for any dancer who wishes to further develop and enhance their overall dancing skills. 

    PARENT & CHILD DANCE
    PARENT & CHILD DANCE

    DAY :  Fridays
    STARTS :  Term 3. (6 week class)
    TIME : 5.45 - 6.45pm
    PRICE : $90 (for six weeks)
    AGES: 5 years and older

    This very popular seven week class is an opportunity for Mothers or Fathers (and caregivers) and their children to spend some fun quality time learning something new together.  We have run this class successfully for four terms now.  Each term culminates in a small in house performance for friends and family and is open to both sons and daughters.  (Minimum Age for children 5 years)
    To register your interest, please use the registration button. 

    THE FOLLOWING CLASSES ARE CURRENTLY ON-HOLD

    PRESCHOOL HIP HOP
    PRESCHOOL HIP HOP

    DAYS/TIMES: 
    TBD
    AGES:  3 and 4 YRS
    TEACHER: TBD

    Ignite preschool hip hop classes are all about having fun and making friends! Our classes are age appropriate, tailored to accommodate and are taught by our friendly, professional dance instructors.

    Classes will start with fun ice breakers and energizers before moving into basic dance moves. Teaching our students the basics of rhythm and coordination, then moving on at a natural pace, adding core technique as the student builds confidence in a welcoming and safe environment.  

    MOVES 'N' GROOVES (SPECIAL NEEDS)
    MOVES 'N' GROOVES (SPECIAL NEEDS)

    DAY : TBC
    TIME: TBC
    AGES: 13 years plus
    TEACHER:  Ignite Dance Teachers
    PRICE OPTIONS:  
    LOCATION : Ignite Arts Academy

    A fun and creative class for young adults with special needs. During these classes students will explore music and movement in a joyful and nurturing environment. Dancers will develop spatial awareness, increased mobility, creative expression and social interaction with their peers.

    Note: Moves n Grooves will be held in the Red Cross Hall, just across the carpark from Ignite

    Please contact us for further information.

     

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