Classes

Twinkle Toes – (40 min)

2 ½ – 3 ½ yrs
(Ballet / Tap) Basic knowledge of ballet movement through play & movement.  Tap – learn basic rhythm & coordination.

Happy Feet – (50 min)

3 ½ – 5 yrs
(Ballet warm up / Jazz / Tap)

Kinder Dance – (1 hour)

5 – 6 yrs
(Ballet warm up / Jazz / Tap)

Prima Ballet – (30 min)

5 – 6 yrs


 

Junior Classes (7 – 10 yrs)

Double Discipline (1 hour)

(Jazz/Tap)

Single Discipline (40 min)

(Hip Hop/Lyrical/Contemporary/Ballet
Acting/Musical Theatre)

Junior Ballet (40 min)

 

ACRO DANCE (1 Hour)

A style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision (acrobatic elements).  Involves unique choreography seamlessly blending dance and acrobatics.

 

Intermediate Classes (11 – 13 yrs)

Double Discipline (1 ½ hour)

(Jazz/Tap)

Single Discipline (50 min)

(Hip Hop/Lyrical/Contemporary/Ballet/Acting/Musical Theatre)

ACRO DANCE (1 Hour)

A style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision (acrobatic elements).  Involves unique choreography seamlessly blending dance and acrobatics.

 

Senior Classes (14+ yrs)

Single Discipline (1 hour)

(Hip Hop/Lyrical/Contemporary/Ballet/Street Jazz)


 

Adult Classes (18+ yrs)

No Experience – Hip hop (50 min)

(Sept. – Dec.) 10 week session

Experienced Adult Classes (1 ½ hour)

(Jan. – June) Combination of all disciplines throughout the year

Beginner Ballroom Group Class (55 min. classes)

This group covers the foundations of the three most popular ballroom dances : Tango, Waltz & Foxtrot, with special focus on core step patterns, musicality, partner dancing and lead & follow concepts.  No experience or partner required.  Please contact the studio for dates & times of classes.

Beginner Latin Group Class (55 min. classes)

This group covers the foundations of the three most popular Latin dances : Swing, Rumba & Merengue, with special focus on core step patterns, musicality, partner dancing and lead & follow concepts.  No experience or partner required.  Please contact the studio for dates & times of classes.


 

Pre-Competitive

INVITATION ONLY (Ages 5-7 yrs)

This class is formed together by instructors/directors consisting of students within the age group and from the same technique level.  Students that show potential to be part of a future competitive team.

Here they will be pushed to see how much they can grow within the year and to ‘get a taste’ of the dedication and hard work it takes to be a part of a competitive team.  Parents and students can decide from here if they would be interested to audition for the team.

*Must take the ballet class in addition to the Pre-Competitive (Jazz/Tap).  Does not automatically make it into the next season’s competitive team must still audition.


 

Competitive

MUST AUDITION FOR

(held at the end of our season – during last weeks of classes in May)

Classes offered to competitive groups are as follows: Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical/Contemporary, Acro & Ballet classes

** Conditioning classes will be had throughout the year to include many forms of conditioning such as stretching, acting, Pilates, Yoga, cardio etc.

NOTE: If you choose to only take Hip Hop (Competitive) it is still mandatory to take Ballet class.

 

Mini Competitive (6-8 years)

v  Ballet Tech Class (2 hrs)                                                                                                                    

v  Jazz Choreo & Jazz Tech (40 min & 40 min)                                                                                               

v  Tap Choreo & Tap Tech (40 min & 40 min)                                                                                           

v  Hip Hop (40 min)                                                                                                                             

v  Acro (1 hr)

** Discounted price if ALL disciplines are taken

 

Junior Competitive (9-12 years)

v  Ballet Tech Class (2 hrs)                                                                                                                    

v  Jazz Choreo & Jazz Tech (50 min & 50 min)                                                                                               

v  Tap Choreo & Tap Tech (50 min & 50 min)                                                                                           

v  Lyrical (40 min)                                                                                                                                                  

v  Hip Hop (40 min)                                                                                                                         

v  Acro (1 hr)

** Discounted price if ALL disciplines are taken

 

Intermediate Competitive (13-16 years)

v  Ballet Tech Class (2 hrs)                                                                                                                    

v  Jazz Choreo & Jazz Tech (50 min & 1 hour)                                                                                               

v  Tap Choreo & Tap Tech (50 min & 1 hour)                                                                                           

v  Lyrical – Contemporary (50 min)                                                                                                                 

v  Hip Hop (50 min)

**Acro is also available for this age group

** Discounted price if ALL disciplines are taken

 


FITNESS CLASSES

Classes held next door at HARDCORE Studio

ZUMBA® fitness
Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms, and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavour and international zest into the mix and you’ve got Zumba®!

PILATES
Introductory/Beginner → Individuals who have minimal or no knowledge of, or experience with Pilates.
Essential Mat → Individuals with some knowledge and experience with Pilates – someone who has taken Pilates classes on a casual basis.
Intermediate/Small Equipments → Individuals with plenty of experience with Pilates – someone who has been taking classes regularly for at least a year.

BOOTCAMP
High intensity interval training giving you a full body workout!

HARDCORE & More
Medium-high impact training class targeting your CORE as well as strengthening all other muscle groups (upper & lower body).

Tabata
A form of high intensity workout. Work period is short followed by an even shorter rest period.  Idea is to work at YOUR maximum effort during the short work period.  The end result is a higher calorie burn and continue to burn calories for hours later!

Yummy Mummy
A low-impact fitness class including; muscle conditioning and relaxation. Giving Mom’s a chance to incorporate fitness back into their lives while continuing the bond with their baby! (0 – 6 mths of age) (6-8 mths depending on size & mobility)

**Class categories are subject to change, the studio reserves the right to cancel/change classes due to low enrolment.


 

DANCE ATTIRE GUIDELINE:

Jazz – body-fitting dance wear. Proper jazz shoe. Hair off of face.

Tap – body-fitting dance wear. Proper Tap shoe. Hair off of face.

Ballet – Hair tied back in a bun (ponytail), Black leotard with white or pink tights, ballet slipper.

Lyrical/Contemporary – Hair tied back in a bun (ponytail), body-fitting wear (tank-top, short or long tights, leotard), foot-undies or barefoot. Footless tights optional

Hip Hop/Street Jazz – any type of ‘street’ wear and or comfy wear. Indoor runners.

**Absolutely NO jeans, baggy sweaters and/or other day-to-day clothing permitted**


 

STUDIO RULES/REGULATIONS:

  • There is a 10 minute grace period for late-comers. Since it is unsafe for a student to walk in and start dancing without a proper warm-up; we ask you to try your best to be on time.
  • Only in-door shoes and dance shoes are permitted in the dance/fitness studios.
  • Proper attire is expected. Please follow FUSiON’s Dance attire guideline. Proper attire allows instructors to evaluate incorrect technique.
  • Absolutely no toys, gadgets or cell phones are allowed in class.
  • Food, gum and drinks are not permitted in the studio with the exception of water.
  • It is important that students listen and keep talking to a minimum during class as it is a learning environment.
  • All parent inquiries can be addressed in between classes only. Please no interruptions during class (with the exception of emergencies).
  • Gossiping and disrespectful remarks within the studio walls as well as outside (especially when representing FUSiON) will NOT be tolerated.
  • Missed Classes; January onward, each class will be working on a specific routine for our year-end show, therefore attendance is crucial. We understand classes missed due to illness, in these cases we ask that a phone call be made ahead of time to inform the teacher(s).
  • Class Cancellations; The studio reserves the right to combine or cancel classes in the event of low attendance. The studio reserves the right to cancel classes due to inclement weather or other emergencies and no make-up classes will be issued. Please call the studio after 3pm (weekdays) / 9am (weekends) for a message regarding class cancellation.
  • Smile, have fun, love to perform & support not only FUSiON members but all who are associated within the performing arts community!