Class Descriptions

Our Annual Dance Programs run from September to June incorporating progressive dance, performance costumes and a year-end recital in Calgary. Dancers will be assessed during the first month of September to ensure that they are in a class that is enjoyable and suitable for their skill level.

Some of our classes include: Tiny Toes, Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Modern, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, DanceNastics, Jazz/Ballet & Jazz/Funk.

Calgary dance studios nw - Tiny Toes

Tiny Toes

Do you have a little one who is always bouncing around the house and starts to boogie every time a song comes on? This class is the perfect way to introduce your little dancer to movement and music in a fun and encouraging environment. Basic ballet, jazz and hip hop steps will be taught focusing on active body placement and awareness. The dance classes will finish with games and fun for all the dancers to enjoy. Introduce your dancer to a healthy and active lifestyle right from the start!

Calgary dance studios nw - Jazz

Jazz

Jazz is energetic and versatile with large movements. Jazz is a faster style of dance that incorporates technique, muscle strength and a variety of bodylines and levels. This is a great option for students who want to work on the technical components of dance.

Calgary dance studios nw - Ballet

Ballet

Enjoy the art of movement through grace and technique in our ballet classes. Ballet focuses on improving body alignment, muscular strength, body flexibility and fluidity of movement. Ballet training is mandatory for all students participating in competition as it is the foundation of technique and is a great class choice for those who want to work on posture, technique and strength. Exam classes are also offered in all levels and are by invite and auditions only.

Calgary dance studios nw - Tap

Tap

Tap is the height of rhythm and style, ideal for getting funky, groovy, or just downright fast. It’s a great class for connecting coordination with rhythm and style. Students will learn a combination of technical positioning, unique sounds and rhythmic footwork. Tap is a combination of precise rhythmic patterns accompanied with different tempos and music genres. This is a great option for students who are musically inclined and love to move their feet.

Calgary dance studios NW - Hip Hop

Hip Hop

It’s time to get a workout and learn the latest moves in a fun environment. You will learn the basics in both hip hop and funk including moves such as the moonwalk and krump, while learning freezes such as the kickstand. This class will teach your child how to dance with style while working on coordination, body isolations and strength. It’s time to have fun, work on your dancing skills and get a great work out all at the same time! “So You Think You Can Dance” Soul Connexion-style!

Calgary dance studios NW - Lyrical

Lyrical

Lyrical is a form of dance that is communicative while connecting the mind and body to the lyrics of a song. This class will challenge your body strength and core stability as we focus on balances, leg extensions and turns.

Calgary dance studios NW - Modern

Modern

Modern dance is a journey of exploration through a variety of abstract, interpretive and creative movements. Several styles of modern dance exist, combining a wide range of movement with technical steps. This is a wonderful option for dancers who want to explore their range of motion and focus on self-expression.

Calgary dance studios NW - Contemporary

Contemporary

Combine technique and exploration with style and you have Contemporary. This new popular style of dance is about self-expression, creativity and abstract lines. Dancers who enjoy dancing outside of the box while combining different elements of dance genres will fully blossom in this class.

Calgary dance studios NW - Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

Musical theatre is larger than life and an opportunity to immerse yourself in a character. Combining dance, drama and theatre is a fun and creative way to explore the many components of performance. The primary focus is on connecting song and dance through acting. Musical Theatre is the perfect class for those who wish to expand their comfort levels and perform.

Calgary dance studios NW - DanceNastics

DanceNastics

Enjoy the perfect combination of dance and gymnastics in our DanceNastics class. Students will learn, coordination, body control and creativity in this fun and active class where movement, balance, and strength are incorporated. Students will learn handstands, walkovers, cartwheels, somersaults, tumbles, bridges, and basic dance and floor work. Allow your child to explore the arts upside down and around in the fun and safe class.

Calgary dance studios NW - Funk

Mixed/Variety

This class is a perfect variety class for teens looking to explore numerous styles. Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Funk, Acro and Musical Theatre steps will be taught in a fun and encouraging environment. This is the perfect class to learn solid technique you can apply to all other styles of dance.

Soul Connexion’s goal is to offer a varied selection of dance classes for our dancers. Every season we take into consideration classes that our current students would like to register. Please contact us any time with your feedback or wish list.

Calgary dance studios NW - Competition Acro

Acro

Join us for a class that will improve your strength, flexibility, body awareness and overall dance skills as you learn basic acrobatics. Students will progress with turns, jumps and off the floor moves incorporating cartwheels, aerials, handsprings, walk overs, dive rolls, and more. This program is an amazing way to develop work ethic, confidence and a sense of community within the studio.

Calgary dance studios NW - Belly Dance

Belly Dance

Embrace your feminine energy while working on body isolations! The timeless art of belly dancing is the hottest way to limber up, burn calories and energize your body. It incorporates traditional steps of belly dancing to help tone your abs, legs, hips, and arms, while training your body to move in a new way.