Dance Classes

SMB Dance offers a wide range of dance styles including Freestyle Jazz, Street Dance, Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Acrobatic Dance, Contemporary, PBT, Stretch and Technique, Theatre Stars. No matter what your style there is something for everyone at SMB Dance.

Street Dance

Street Dance at SMB is a high energy, fun and technical class. Classes are designed to suit all ages and abilities and students will leave feeling fantastic! Students will learn technique, coordination and build confidence in a safe and friendly environment. Join our specialist street dance teacher Toni Leigh in her fun and rewarding sessions.

Freestyle Jazz

Freestyle Jazz is an artistic dance style, it allows the students to express themselves and feel free within their movements. Students have the opportunity to explore many different music choices and different ways of interpreting movements throughout the routines. Jazz technique is used to develop strength, flexibility and coordination. Students have the opportunity to take part in exams and perform in our annual show. At SMB Dance we think that performing is such a valuable and enjoyable experience.

Ballet

At SMB we believe that Ballet has something to offer for everyone, whether for pleasure or a career path we can support anyone. Classes are available from age 2 through to adults. The technical and classical art form teaches grace, fluidity, musicality and strength. Taking part in one of our ballet classes is sure to lead to a happier and healthier lifestyle.

Contemporary

Contemporary dance continues to break and set new boundaries within the dance world. Join our contemporary classes to develop essential contemporary technique, develop creative skills for choreography and learn a variety of contemporary dance routines. These classes are perfect for students considering or taking dance BTEC, GCSE or A-Level Dance- Amy is also a qualified secondary and post 16 dance teacher.

Acrobatic Dance

Acrobatic dance combines floor work with rhythmic gymnastics and dancing, creating expressive and flowing routines. Children will learn fundamental dance skills whilst building strength and flexibility.

Body Conditioning, Stretch & Technique

Our body conditioning class is a must for any student wanting to push themselves and improve to the next level. Students are given the opportunity to work on personal goals and benefit from the time and experience of our teacher.

Tap

Time steps, Ragtime, shuffle hop steps- our tap classes offer a wide variety of steps at different levels for all abilities.

Theatre Stars

The Greatest Showman? High School Musical? Mary Poppins? Just a few of our favourites! Join Theatre Stars class to take part in fun, engaging dance routines, while developing dance technique, stamina and teamwork. Our classes follow the IDTA Theatre Craft syllabus with children learning about a variety of dance styles from around the world along with performance skills and knowledge of the theatre.

Progressing Ballet Technique

Progressing Ballet Technique is an innovative program designed to help students understand the importance of muscle memory and gain the best results in their dance training. It is difficult for students to feel what muscles initiate the correct alignment in dance training, however, as the fit ball is continually mobile under the students’ body, it gives the students a sense of posture and weight –placement whilst feeling each correct muscle group.