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Dance Classes Ashwood

We offer a variety of dance classes for all ages and abilities, from preschoolers and beginners to adults. 

You’ll find our classes welcoming and encouraging as promote a family-friendly but professional environment. Join us for a FREE trial class to find out if the style you have chosen is suitable for you or your child. Click here to get started with a free class or view the various dance styles below.

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Pre School

Educational and fun!

Our preschool classes are great for:

  • Social Confidence and making new friends
  • Gross and fine motor skills
  • Musicality
  • Creative expression
  • Taking turns and sharing
  • Listening and attention skills

Flutter and Twirl pre school dance classes take children into the world of creative dance and the beginnings of ballet. Our teachers use imagination and play-based learning approaches to encourage exploration, creativity and confidence in your child’s ability to move expressively.

Classical Ballet

Learn one of dance's most respected disciplines

The quintessential classical dance style, ballet is great for improving posture, strength, coordination, control, body awareness and musicality.

RAD examinations are optional as students advance their training.

Classes from 4yrs to Advanced levels.

Adult classes are available too!

Jazz

Experience the energy of jazz!

This energetic and fast-paced dance style develops coordination, flexibility, strength and stamina. Jazz often uses popular or retro-pop music to get kids moving.

Classes are available from 5yrs to advanced levels.

Tap

Get your toes tapping!

With tap, the feet become percussive instruments with a focus on musicality, rhythm and style. 

Students build up from basic movements to routines that cover various styles of tap dancing including Theatrical and Street Tap.

Classes are available from 5yrs to senior levels.

(Adult classes available too!)

Contemporary

Boost your fitness and your movement skills

This liberal dance style draws on techniques from a variety of other types of dance. Contemporary movement takes a more expressive form and there is often a focus on flow of movement and dynamics.

Students develop posture, balance, rhythm, strength and creativity.

Classes from 7yrs to Advanced levels.

(Adult classes available too!)

Dance Conditioning

Tailored movement analysis for humans who dance

These one-on-one sessions are dedicated to the prevention and management of injury for any human who dances, whether it be one class per week or 10. 

Conducted by our Principal who has spent a lifetime studying dance, human anatomy, and how growing bodies learn to dance, Miss Natalie’s goal is to help ALL students enjoy pain-free dancing, not just those who may be headed into dance as a vocation.

Sessions include postural, movement, and Injury and/or pain assessment and a tailored conditioning exercise list as well as any relevant referrals to health professionals such as physiotherapists and Osteopaths.

Hip Hop

Bust a move!

A funky and fresh style of dance, which takes its influence from contemporary street music.

Dancers develop strength, body isolations, coordination and improvisation skills through learning this freestyle dance form.

Classes from 7yrs to Advanced levels

Private Lessons

These one-on-one lessons are available for students who wish to extend their skills and understanding in a selected style or genre. 

Private dance lessons can be used as catch up and/or extension to regular classes.

Please contact us for rates, times and teacher availability.

Performance Team

Our Performance Team classes allow students to further their skills in dance and performance. With a focus on performance and skill development, students learn routines in a range of styles specifically for dance performances.

Dancers enrolling in Performance Team classes are by invitation only. Dancers are assigned troupe classes based on their age and ability.

Performances are generally held in the June/July school holidays and September school holidays, so all participants must be available.

More information about competitions and being part of the Competition Team is available on request. Contact us to find out more

Adult Classes

Adult Dance Classes Ashwood

Bored of the gym? Dance classes are the perfect way to get fit while you have fun!

Open to all adults of all ages. Classes at BDC Dance Studies are pitched at a beginner to intermediate level to suit all stages of learning.

View our range of classes below or contact us to find out more.

Get a Free Dance Lesson

Whether you enjoy the grace of Ballet or the pace of Hip Hop, we have a class for you. Get started with a FREE dance lesson.

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