At Dance Clinic in New Bedford, MA, we run recreational dance classes from September to June. These dance lessons are available for toddlers all the way up to teenagers. We have a winter show as well as a summer show that you child will perform in, which is great for building self-confidence.
Even if you child has never danced before, we'll provide them with the training they need to excel. Call or visit us today to enroll.
Students are introduced to basic ballet vocabulary, while exploring movement and music in a fun, creative way. Our instructors use imagination games, upbeat age-appropriate music and props like scarves, hula hoops, tambourines and maracas to inspire and excite students about dance. Students will also work on classroom skills such as following directions, listening and working with others. This class is a positive and fun first dance experience for all!. Studies have shown that stimulation in the form of movement and sensory experiences during the early developing years is crucial.
Preschool Clinic 1 & 2
The goal of the preschool program is to instill a love of dance. Our youngest dancers learn basic ballet, tap and acro movements and vocabulary in a positive and fun environment. Proper technique is taught through creative dances and imagination. These 45 minute structured classes are providing pre-schoolers a comprehensive curriculum, that help them grow developmentally in appropriate skills.
We focus on the basics: strength, muscle control, coordination, and classroom socialization. Dancers explore their independence, and every class is an adventure of music and movement.
*Petite, Mini, Junior/Teen Clinics are based on level and ability of dancer not age*
Petite Clinic 1 & 2
Designed with an emphasis on all dance vocabulary and technical dance principles . There will be technique, poise, rhythm and self- disipline. Principles related to body alignment, muscle control, timing and spatial awareness will be investigated as well.
Class will begin with all warmups, barre work, introducing external rotation of the legs and alignment of the spine, while executing and learning all basic and an introduction on Intermediate steps. This Clinics offer Ballet/Tap Combo Class, Hip Hop, Jazz/Lyrical Combo Class, Acrobats & Musical Theatre
Mini Clinic 1 & 2
These dancers are presented with a more challenging vocabulary, The number of steps is increased. I These dancers should be fully focused in class and aware of proper dance etiquette. Proper alignment and posture is refined. The use of arm control is focused. These dancers work on perfect all the basics and work on intermediate steps. They apply a full barre, and some center steps and intermediate across the floor work. This Clinic offers Ballet/Tap combo class, Lyrical/Jazz combo class, Hip Hop, Acrobats, & Musical Theatre
Recreational dance classes are a popular extracurricular activity for kids of all ages in the New Bedford, MA area. You should visit Dance Clinic if: