Acrobatics, or Acro Dance, is more than just gymnastics for dancers. Much like gymnastics, acrobatics has the splits, handsprings and awesome tricks you find in gymnastics, but acrobatics allows dancers to incorporate those tricks into their dance routines. An aerial (no-hand cartwheel) accentuates beautiful ballet pirouettes, or a backhand spring adds a punch to an energy-packed jazz dance. Acrobatics starts with building strength, flexibility and body awareness. We take the time to warm up properly, stretch and learn proper body placement to perform tricks. A safe and fun class is always the priority in each acrobatics class.
In our Acrobatics classes, dancers learn, practice and develop a variety of:
Ballet and jazz lessons will teach your acrobat the dance steps to put it together. New students are welcome all year-round. Book Your Trial Class Today and check it out for yourself.
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Our dance teachers work collaboratively to build a safe and caring environment for our students to learn, train and flourish. We take part in ongoing training to develop our skills as dance teachers and community leaders. We are committed to fulfilling our responsibility of teaching our students to become outstanding dancers and valuable community members.
With years of experience across different age groups, our instructors use proven teaching techniques that consistently produce classroom results.
One of a Kind Dance Instruction
Elev8 Dance has been named “Hamilton’s Best Dance Classes for Children,” “Hamilton’s Best Dance Teacher,” and an overall award of “Hamilton’s Best Dance School” (Hamilton Spectator). We take pride in providing top-quality dance education with fun and engaging dance classes in an environment that will help your child reach their full potential.
1st Steps: Dancers ages 4 and 5 learn to socialize and participate in group activities while learning to jump, roll and spin.
Mini Dance: Students aged 6 and 7 can explore their movement range while developing coordination, strength, flexibility, and balance.
Junior and Intermediate: Students aged 8 and up can choose from various dance styles such as Hip Hop, Acrobatics, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, and more.
Adult Programs: There is no better place to build community than a dance class. Elev8 Dance provides a fun and supportive space for our adult students to learn new skills, meet new people and share laughs.
Academy dancers take part in four to six hours of weekly dance classes. Students receive diverse cross-training in different styles to help them become well-rounded dancers and confident performers. Prior dance experience is required.
Elev8 Dance has a uniform in place, which helps to eliminate distractions, promotes a sense of community and makes getting ready for class easy. Only your teacher can set you up with the class uniform.
We provide affordable programs and we offer free trial classes for students who want to check it out for the first time.
All classes run from September to June, similar to the school year, excluding two weeks for Winter Break and one week for Spring Break. Enrolment is for the full school year, but payments are made monthly. Youth programs have a tuition deposit which varies per program.
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