PRE-TEEN BREAK: For 9-year-olds and older
Pre-teen break is a group where boys and girls will get familiarized with the different elements of street dance. Such are e.g. breakdance, house, locking and ”old school”. Part of the lesson is dedicated to building strength , body control, flexibility and balance – all vital when learning breakdance. Making sure the basics have been mastered makes learning more natural and brings more feelings of success.
Pre-teen break includes making coreographies, and if the group wishes, there is an option to enroll to some competitions to showcase their skills.
The main teacher for this group is Vera Kontio, who will coordinate the lessons. There will be visiting breakdance teachers during the Autumn/Spring terms.
Pre-teen break lessons are once a week, and they’re 60 minutes long.
BREAKDANCE 1: For 11-year-olds and older
Breakdance is a dance style that was developed in the United States in the 1970’s. Breakdance is characterised by the dancers acrobatic and spinning movements on the floor, and dynamic and high-tempo footwork.
In addition to the basic technique, the classes include body maintenance, i.e. exercises that enhance strength and flexibility. The students also work on their personal dancing style during the classes.
This showy and acrobatic dance style is also suited to girls.
Breakdance 1 is aimed at beginners. In addition to the beginners’ class, there are three other level groups (levels 2, 3, and 4) . The students of the breakdance 4 group can also participate in a second weekly class that strengthens and enhances the students’ skills and breakdance technique.
STREET DANCE: 9-year-olds and older
Street dance is a dance style that stems from youth culture and music. Street dance includes several dance styles, such as hip hop, locking, popping, and house. The classes introduce the basics of these styles.
This laid-back and energetic dance style develops coordination and sense of rhythm, as well as enhances the flexibility of the midriff.
Street dance 1 group is for beginners.
|STUDY GROUP||DAY||TIME||ROOM||TEACHER||STARTS ON|
|STREET DANCE 1||WED||17.45-18.45||ROOM 4||JUTTA||23.8.2023|
|STREET DANCE 2-3||MON||16.15-17.15||ROOM 4||MIRKA||21.8.2023|
|STREET DANCE 4||MON||18.15-19.15||ROOM 4||MIRKA||21.8.2023|
|STREET DANCE (intense)||MON||17.15-18.15||ROOM 4||MIRKA||21.8.2023|
|BREAKDANCE (junior)||WED||17.45-18.45||ROOM 3||VERA + GUEST||23.8.2023|
|BREAKDANCE 2-3||THU||17.30-18.45||ROOM 3||HISKI||17.8.2023|
|BREAKDANCE, TECHNIQUE||WED||18.45-19.45||ROOM 3||HISKI||23.8.2023|