Mango Hill Dance Classes

Children dance classes in Mango Hill!

Start your children's journey in the performing arts. The Y Mango Hill offers a wide range of dance classes for children from kindy age to 12 years old. Whether a child is seeking to become a classical ballerina or simply wants to bop around to music in a dance class with other kids, we will help you find the best class for your children.

Dance Classes In Mango Hill

KINDER DANCE

Children love to dance! Dance classes can nurture talent and spark the creativity of tiny dancers whilst positively impacting a child’s physical, emotional, and mental health. Dance classes can be started at any age and include a variety of different dance styles. Dancing is also a way for children to learn self-expression whilst developing motor skills and coordination. Most importantly, dancing is a fun way for them to release their energy and excitement!

  • Dance Tots (3 years old – 4 years old): CSTD Jazz Pre-Junior and RAD Ballet Pre-Primary. Learn the joy of dance through creative movement and music. Dance Tots will introduce your little one to the world of twirls and wiggles. A combination of ballet and jazz is a fun introduction to dance.

  • Dance Kids (4 years old – 5 years old): CSTD Jazz Junior and RAD Ballet Primary. Learn musicality along with some creative moves. Combining ballet and jazz, your child will progress through the introductory levels of dance preparing them for Dance Steps, having a lot of fun along the way.

DANCE STEPS

The YMCA Mango Hill Dance program will be embarking on new adventure. We will be working on an exam syllabi from the Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dance (CSTD) and from the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). Both organisation are highly recognisable dance syllabus and strive to better the new generation of the dance industry. Here at the YMCA we will be working towards doing Exams when the children have reached the standard required.
CSTD JAZZ INFORMATION
Dance is a unique combination of physical activity, social interaction and mental stimulation. But above everything, it’s a lot of fun. The Jazz CSTD syllabus is a great launching pad for a journey in dance. The CSTD Jazz syllabus provides strong technique and expression along with experiencing enjoyment in an encouraging and empowering environment. The Modern Jazz Syllabus was revised in 2017. Some of Australia’s leading artists have contributed their choreography to the syllabus in both exercises and routines. The work is contemporary, technically challenging and a great preparation in all forms of jazz for today’s performance demands. There are 11 Grades plus public performance awards and a Teachers’ Certificate & Teachers’ Diploma. The syllabus caters for children from 4 years up. For more information click here or see Miss Mikaela.
RAD BALLET INFORMATION
With over 13,000 members spread across 83 countries, The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is one of the largest and most influential education and training organisations in the world. We offer their internationally-recognised ‘Faculty of Education’ degree programs to the younger students participating in our summer school classes in Brisbane. At whatever age or stage, anyone with an appreciation of classical ballet and jazz can participate in the work of RAD. YMCA offers examination opportunities to all students wishing to pursue graded level certificates in examinations For more information click here or see Miss Mikaela.
  • Dance P1 (5-7 years)
    CSTD Jazz Grade 1 and RAD Ballet Grade 1. Learn the art of ballet through developing a foundation in technique with barre exercises from pliés to pointed toes. Kick start your love of jazz with upbeat music and energetic dance moves including jumps and kicks.

  • Dance 2 (8-10 years):
    CSTD Jazz Grade 2 and RAD Ballet Grade 2. Learn classical ballet barre and centre work. With a supportive class structure that encourages students to improve their technique and learn new skills, your child will develop a strong posture and a sense of artistry through movement patterns. Join in with Jazz for a fast-paced energetic class that develops co-ordination and agility with the use of combinations that move across the dance floor including turns, leaps and kicks.

  • Dance 3 (10–12 years):
    CSTD Jazz Grade 3 and RAD Ballet Grade 3. Refine classical ballet barre and centre work and learn new exciting movements. See your child’s artistic ability flourish as they become more fluent, confident and skilled in dance. Join in with Jazz for a fast-paced energetic class that develops co-ordination and agility with the use of combinations that move across the dance floor including turns, leaps and kicks.

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Make strong friendships and bond over dancing together! Performance Group is designed in contemporary dance style which encourages self-expression, natural movement and personal interpretation. This style combines elements of several dance genres including Modern, Jazz, Lyrical and Classical Ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.
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