Classes

At Ballet Bears we offer six different classes. Click on the tabs to learn more about each class.


Bouncing Bears

12 months to 3 years

These 30 minute classes are specifically designed for children aged between 12 months and 3 years.

These classes encourage children to further develop their skills and abilities to sing and dance as they move through the Ballet Bears programme.

Children are introduced to the early stages of ballet and dance and will have the opportunity to express themselves through different types of movement.

Children will learn to distinguish between a variety of rhythms, melodies and sounds and use a variety of props including musical instruments, puppets, teddy bears and scarves.

These classes will provide your little ballerinas with strong foundations in, and the love of ballet and dance.

Tiny Teddy Tappers

20 months to 3 years

This tap class follows a Ballet Bears tap programme and is specifically designed for children aged between 20 months and 3 years old. Tap dancing is a great form of exercise and helps to develop balance, co-ordination and rhythm.

This class introduces little ones to tap dancing and encourages them to make different sounds with their shoes. Children enjoy dancing to our favourite tap songs and learn how to do their first tap dancing steps.

Once they have mastered a few of their tap moves they will thoroughly enjoy performing to you and your family.

Boogie Bears

3 years to 5 years

These classes are specifically designed for children ages between 3 and 5 years old.

Children will have fun developing and fine-tuning their abilities in movement, singing and dance.

Classes focus on developing rhythm, co-ordination, social skills, imagination and expression.

Children will build in confidence as they learn to link together individual dance movements to create a flowing routine.

Your little ballerina will love to perform for you the dance steps they have learned at the Ballet Bears Dance Academy.

Teddy Tappers

3 years to 5 years

This tap class follows a Ballet Bears tap programme specifically designed for children aged between 3 and 5 years old.

Tap dancing is a great form of exercise and helps to develop balance, co-ordination and rhythm.

Your child will love to dance to different styles of up-beat music while making noise from their shoes.

Once they have mastered a few of their tap moves they will thoroughly enjoy performing to you and your family.

Primary Ballet

4 years to 7 years

Our Primary Ballet class is designed for children aged 4 to 7 years. This class follows the Primary Ballet syllabus written by Northern Counties Dance Teacher Association. Children will work through the syllabus developing their Ballet skills and take annual exams at the level in which they are working.

Children will enjoy working both at the Ballet barre and also on the floor to develop different ballet moves and techniques. They are also introduced to performance skills.

Once the children have practiced their skills they will enjoy performing to their friends and family in our Christmas ballet show.

Primary Tap

4 years to 7 years

Our Primary Tap class is designed for children aged 4 to 7 years. This class follows the Primary Tap syllabus written by Northern Counties Dance Teacher Association. Children will work through the syllabus developing their tap skills and take annual exams at the level in which they are working.

Children will enjoy working on their rhythm and balance and develop their tap moves and techniques. They are also introduced to performance skills.

Once the children have practiced their skills they will enjoy performing to their friends and family in our Christmas tap show.