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Choosing the Perfect Dance Class: A Guide for Parents

Updated: Apr 12


Choosing the Perfect Dance Class: A Guide for Parents at Studio 86 Dance School, Derby

As parents, we want the best for our children, especially when it comes to extracurricular activities like dance. However, with so many options available, it can be challenging to determine which class is the right fit for your child's age and skill level. To help ease the decision-making process, we've put together this guide to assist you in finding the perfect dance class for your child.


Pre School (18 Months - 3 years)

For our youngest dancers, the Infant class offers a nurturing environment where they can explore the joy of movement while developing essential coordination and rhythm skills. With age-appropriate activities and playful exercises, this class is designed to lay the foundation for a lifelong love of dance.





 

Infant (4 - 7 years)

For our youngest dancers, the Infant class offers a nurturing environment where they can explore the joy of movement while developing essential coordination and rhythm skills. With age-appropriate activities and playful exercises, this class is designed to lay the foundation for a lifelong love of dance.





 


Junior (7 - 10 years)

As children grow, their dance abilities and interests evolve. The Junior class provides a structured yet engaging environment for dancers aged 7 to 10 to build upon their foundational skills and expand their repertoire. With a focus on technique and creativity, this class encourages young dancers to express themselves while honing their craft.





 

Youth (11 - 13 years)

Moving into the pre-teen years, dancers in the Youth class experience a more challenging curriculum tailored to their developing skills and interests. With an emphasis on refining technique and exploring different dance styles, this class prepares students for more advanced training and performance opportunities.





 

Intermediate (13 - 15 years)

For dancers looking to take their skills to the next level, the Intermediate class offers a dynamic and supportive environment for teens aged 13 to 15. With a focus on mastering complex choreography and enhancing performance quality, this class prepares students for more advanced training and potential future careers in dance.




 

Advanced (15+ years)

Designed for experienced dancers aged 15 and older, the Advanced class is perfect for those seeking intensive training and professional-level performance opportunities. With a rigorous curriculum that challenges dancers both physically and artistically, this class is ideal for students committed to pursuing dance at the highest level.





 

No matter which class you choose, rest assured that our experienced instructors are dedicated to nurturing your child's passion for dance while fostering their growth and development as dancers and individuals. We encourage you to explore our class offerings and reach out with any questions or concerns. Together, we can help your child find the perfect dance class to suit their age, skill level, and aspirations.



 


Studio 86, where passion meets precision, and every step tells a story.


With five convenient locations across Derby, our studio stands as a vibrant hub of creativity and expression. We extend a warm invitation to dancers of all ages and skill levels to join us on an exhilarating journey of movement and discovery.


From preschoolers to adults, our experienced dance teachers deliver diverse range of dance classes to every individual. Whether your passion lies in Ballet, Musical Theatre, or Gymnastics, we offer something for everyone. At Studio 86, we take pride in fostering a strong sense of community within our studio walls.


Here, you'll not only find a safe space to explore movement and creativity but also forge lasting friendships that span a lifetime. 



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