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Programs for
Kindergarten & First Grade

Ages 5-7

Our Pre-Level programs are for for children in kindergarten and first grade, ages 5-7, where they can learn new skills, make friends, and stay active. Our classes offer a healthy outlet for children to express themselves through dance, while also developing coordination, independence, and teamwork skills.

Our curriculum includes a variety of dance styles, including ballet, hip-hop, jazz/tap, and acro, so your child can explore different genres and find their passion. Our experienced instructors create a supportive and collaborative environment, where children can feel confident to learn and grow.

Through dancing and games, we keep children moving and engaged, while also teaching age appropriate skills. Our classes are designed to be fun and interactive, so your child can enjoy themselves while also developing important physical and social skills.

Enroll your child in our dance classes and watch them thrive as they develop new skills, make new friends, and have fun dancing!

45 minute weekly class      1 recital dance      no pre-requisites 

Pre-Ballet is our program for kindergarten and first graders, ages 5-7 years old. Using fun and familiar music, students are introduced to ballet concepts through, song, dance and games.  Always age appropriate, these young dancers are introduced to basic ballet class structure, from warming up, to centre barre, to traveling steps and choreography.

45 minute weekly class      1 recital dance      no pre-requisites

Young students in Pre-Jazz/Tap are introduced to the beginning fundamentals of Broadway-style jazz and tap in fun and exciting program. Concepts of isolation, opposition and using the upper and lower body in unison are taught, with tap work to focus on rhythm development and musicality while learning how to use the 2 parts of the tap shoe independently. The annual recital dance alternates between jazz and tap each year.   Pre-Ballet or Pre-Acro are highly recommended in conjunction with Pre-Jazz/Tap.

45 minute weekly class      1 recital dance      no pre-requisites

In Pre-Hip-Hop, children are introduced to the exciting world of hip-hop dance through exercises, games and activities. Basic movement elements are also included to aid in muscle and coordination development, as well as help with overall technique and musicality. This program builds classroom skills and teamwork utilizing songs, games and lesson plans to encourage creativity and the joy of movement to upbeat, contemporary pop music. Pre-Ballet and/or Pre-Acro are recommended in conjunction with Pre-Hip-Hop.

45 minute weekly class      1 recital dance      no pre-requisites

Pre-Acro is our entry level acrobatics class for young children. AcroDance combines beginner tumbling skills such as forward and backward rolls, headstands and cartwheels with basic dance movements. This class is great for strength-building and development of full-body coordination. Pre-Ballet and/or Pre-Jazz/Tap are highly recommended in conjunction with Pre-Acro to develop dance skills

Click to save your place in classes. Unsure which class is right for your child? Contact our office at or 413.662.2229 and we'll set up a FREE trial class for your little dancer!

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