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- Dance Studio | Soul Connexion | Calgary
Movement That's Good For the Soul Registrations are ongoing for our Seasonal and Annual Classes. Click the "Blue" buttons below to Register Today! FALL SEASONAL ANNUAL DANCE Winter Seasonal Classes are Open - Register Today! WINTER SEASONAL "The greatest gift is your referral. When you refer a friend who registers, you will receive $20 in boutique bucks." Calgary’s most inspiring studio that lets you come alive, connect inside, and feel the vibe. Are you looking for a program that will inspire your child? Soul Connexion was established over 14 years ago with a mission to inspire growth. We believe dance is more than steps - it's skills for life. We build students up and teach them life skills that go beyond the studio walls. Come experience our dance, yoga, fitness, and fine arts club classes for children and adults. Our quality instruction, inspiring teachers, and beautiful facility serve communities in Northwest Calgary. We are conveniently located in Creekside shopping centre in Evanston. Learn More About Us Why Families Choose Soul Connexion Our positive and inspiring studio is one of the reasons why more people are choosing our studio. Experience a non-intimidating environment that encourages people to come as they are and feel like a star. We believe that movement is good for the soul. Our personal approach to instruction fosters self-confidence in our students and puts their goals in motion. Come move with us and experience the connection. "At Soul Connexion, Miss Cara, the Soul Sisters at the front desk and all of the dance teachers foster an inviting and inclusive atmosphere that promotes community and acceptance amongst the dancers and families. " - Kelly Revol "Soul Connexion makes you feel like one of the family. The instructors genuinely care about and love each and every one of their students, treating them like absolute royalty. " - Sarah Harrington "My daughter has gained skill, friendships, and confidence. Everyone at Soul Connexion has an inclusive, kind, and fun attitude while working hard." - Wendy Nevokshonoff Learn More About Our Team Here Featured In
- FINE ARTS CLUB | Soul Connexion
Fine Arts Club for Ages 2-5yrs Would you like a place for your child to play, move, create and grow? If you have a little one on the move that is bouncing with energy, we have the perfect place for them to learn and explore. Our Fine Arts Club is a fun and active program designed for preschoolers aged 2-5 yrs. Give your child an opportunity to learn through creative play and develop self-love along the way. Each week offers a fun-filled theme week sparking imagination and creativity as they enjoy dance, yoga, fitness, music, art, and drama all in one 2 hr program. Mini/Little Movers 2-4 years Kinder Movers 4-5 years Kids Fine Arts Club 6-10 years Our 10 to 14-week programs are non-parented and parents must be accessible during the class. 6 Activities in 1 Class The Fine Arts Club is a diverse, all-inclusive program for your child aged 2-5 years. Its fun and active curriculum allows your little one to develop social skills and talents at a young age. Your child will participate in dance, yoga, and fitness classes while enjoying music, art, and drama lessons. This is your child’s opportunity to develop their confidence, spark imagination, and foster creativity. It’s time to get active and connect with others with a small class size in a large studio space. Dance : Introduce your child to the world of dance! They will learn the basics of Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, and Creative Movement in a fun and encouraging environment. Yoga : Your child can enjoy the many benefits that yoga has to offer. The introduction of basic poses, stretching, and learning tools will create a foundation for calmness and focus. Fitness : Obstacle courses and active games are incorporated to keep your child moving and grooving! A focus on fitness will improve their coordination, body awareness, and muscle memory. Music : Your child will enjoy nursery rhymes and classic children’s songs while playing with drums and bells. Music and singing will help students transition between activities and set the mood for a fun and positive class. Art : Painting, colouring, cutting, gluing, assembling… The possibilities are endless with arts and crafts time! Your child will experience hands-on creativity and make crafts aligned with the day’s theme. Drama : The day isn’t complete without imaginative role-playing for your child! Acting builds self-esteem and confidence at a young age. Our drama component involves games, singing, dancing, and imaginative play. Age Appropriate Activity Mini/Little Movers - Mini/Little Movers is a fun and active fine arts program that allows children to develop social skills and talents at a young age. Children will participate in dance, yoga, and fitness classes while enjoying drama, art, and music lessons. Kinder Movers - Kinder Movers is your child's opportunity to explore the fine arts and develop talents, skills, and confidence at a young age. Children 4 & 5 years of age will be inspired through dance, yoga, fitness, music, art, and drama while making learning fun. This Fine Arts Club designed exclusively for Kindergarten aged students will work on refining movement, expanding cognitive abilities, and developing creative abilities. Kids Fine Arts Club - Students will explore the Fine Arts and Self Development in our Kids Fine Arts Club program. Students will enjoy a variety of physical activities through dance, yoga, and fitness and also learn creativity, mindset growth, creative thinking, and self-development. We make learning fun and use a theme-based learning approach. See Our Program in Motion Learn More About Our Fine Arts Club Programs Schedule Find Your Perfect Program FAQs
- ADULT CLASSES | Soul Connexion
Dance Programs It’s time to feel fabulous in your body and not judged. Have you always wanted to learn how to dance or really wanted to get in shape but feel awkward or intimated to start? We hear you and want to assure you that you can come as you are. If you want to get in shape, move your body or trim some pounds, join us for an adult dance, yoga, or fitness class. Get your fabulous on and join us today. Our Drop-In adult classes are a fun way to sweat while learning the latest moves to get you living your best life. Come learn new skills, get out of your comfort zone, and have fun while doing it! Our wide range of dance classes welcomes adults of all ages and abilities to experience the beauty of dance. Come feel alive and find your groove in our adult dance classes. Yoga Programs Feeling busy, you sometimes forget about taking care of yourself? De-stress and bring your body back to awareness in one of our Yoga classes. Whether you are looking to improve your flexibility, increase your core strength, relax and rejuvenate, or sweat, we offer something for everyone. Our certified instructors are here to help you create a lasting sense of balance and wellbeing. If you’re looking for flexible drop-in Yoga classes in Calgary, join our studio for a drop-in Yoga class. We offer drop-in Yoga classes to fit your schedule with no commitment required. You just come when you can and we take care of the rest. Whether you’re new to Yoga or you’re advanced, we provide flexible drop-in classes in a comfortable environment. Come relax and connect to yourself again. Fitness Programs Do you want to feel good in your body, have more energy, and become fit? Join us for a full-body workout in one of our high-energy and calorie-burning fitness classes. We incorporate core strengthening exercises along with movement that improves mobility and overall strength. At Soul Connexion, our fitness classes are provided in a safe and encouraging space, where you can feel comfortable to come as you are. On the days you don’t feel like coming, just show up and we will take care of the rest. Whatever your fitness level, you are welcome to come and enjoy flexible drop-in fitness classes in a non-intimidating environment. Our certified and friendly instructors are here to keep you inspired. If you’re looking to add a fun group fitness class to your routine but can’t commit to a full program, no worries - we offer flexible Drop-In Fitness classes in Calgary. Join our studio for a fitness class that fits into your schedule with no commitment required. We understand life is busy. Learn More About Our Drop-In Programs Find Your Perfect Program FAQs
- ANNUAL DANCE REGISTRATION 2023-2024 | Soul Connexion
Annual Dance 2023-2024 Registration ✔ 10-Months of fun ✔ 10 styles of dance offered ✔ Classes for ages 2+ Review our Master Schedules and Master List (organized by age) below then proceed to fill in our registration form to secure your spot. One month of tuition and costumes will be charged at the time of registration. Monthly payments will begin on September 1, 2023. Package savings only apply to 55-minute classes. Now Accepting Registration for 2023/2024 Season Click Here for Class for Ages 3-5 Click Here for Boys Classes Click Here for Class for Ages 6-8 Click Here for Class for Ages 8-10 Click Here for Class for Ages 10-12 Click Here for Class for Ages 13-15 Click Here for Class for Ages 14-16 Click Here for Class for Ages 16+ Fine Arts Club Classes for Ages 2-5 Master List (According to Ages) Registration Form 1-Month of tuition and costumes charged at the time of registration. Monthly payments begin September 1, 2023
- SEASONAL PROGRAMS | Soul Connexion
Seasonal Dance Programs We know kids love variety and that's why we offer programs that are short-term. If you are looking to provide your child with the opportunity to sample dance before committing to an annual program, the short seasonal programs are great. We offer a variety of dance programs including Ballet, DanceNastics, Hip-Hop, Belly dancing, Funk, and more. We also provide classes for younger children ages 3-5, Mom & Tot classes, Teen dance, and Adult classes. Our seasonal programs run in 4-12 week sessions and are available in fall, winter, spring, and summer. You can join anytime and try a new style each season to keep things fresh. Take the first step and find a style that feels good. It’s time to feel it, live it, and be it. Whatever your goal is, the first step is signing up. Once you are in, we take care of the rest. NEW - October Seasonal Classes Now Available (check out our schedule below) Learn More About Our Seasonal Dance Programs Schedule Find Your Perfect Program Dance Attire Requirements Dance Attire Appointment FAQs SEASONAL DANCE CALENDAR
- Tracksuit Washing Instructions
< Back Tracksuit Washing Instructions Previous Tracksuit with Jacket & Pants Mix 4 litres of clean, cool water, 1 cup of vinegar and a ¼ cup of table salt in a large bucket (please double the recipe if you’re soaking pants/jacket at the same time) Soak tracksuit in the mix for 2-3 hours Machine wash in cold water and hang to dry Current Tracksuit Jacket Hand-wash in cold to luke warm water with a gentle detergent Hang to dry
- Hair and Make Up Tutorial
< Back Hair and Make Up Tutorial How to Prep your Dancer for Competitions, the Gala and Year End Recital General Notes All jewelry must be removed and no nail polish Dress in your first dance costume with no panties or visible bra straps showing Have the correct gemstone earrings on Ensure your tights are the correct colour: All Ballet and Tiny Toes class will wear pink All other styles will wear beige Hair Your hair must be in a low bun with a middle part. Please part the hair in line with the nose. View a hair tutorial HERE . Make Up View a makeup tutorial HERE .
- Competitive Handbook
< Back Competitive Handbook Find the updated Parent Handbook with detailed information and all important dates. Please add all dates to your calendar. Competitive Handbook 2023_2024 .pdf Download PDF • 8.24MB
- Banff Hotel Promo for Competition
< Back Banff Hotel Promo for Competition Royal Canadian Lodge – Has provided group accommodation rates for their Premier Two Queen Room, Deluxe Junior Suite and Executive Suite. You can contact Ashley.email@example.com or (403) 760-6965. Rimrock – Encourages families to book rooms using the Alberta Residents Rate and to book as soon as possible. Please take note that we will not know our competition schedule until 2-3 weeks prior to the event, so it is recommended that you book from May 17-20 and cancel whichever dates you do not need, once the schedule is released.
- Competition Dates & Schedules
< Back Competition Dates & Schedules Competition Dates 1. Terpsichore (April 10-14):BMO Center, 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary, AB 2. Dance Invasions (April 24-27):Rockpointe Church Auditorium, 255024 Lochend Road, Calgary, AB 3. Extreme Dance Challenge (May 2-5): 7 Chiefs Sportsplex (Tsuu’tina Nation), 19 Bullhead Road, AB 4. Evolve Dance Competition (May 17-20): - Travel CompetitionFenlands Banff Recreation Centre, 100 Mt. Norquay Road #2F, Banff, AB Schedules - TBA
- Competition Hair Details
< Back Competition Hair Details Please find hair details for the upcoming competitions below. HAIR DETAILS FOR ALL COMP GROUPS .pdf Download PDF • 46KB
Our Team At Soul Connexion, we understand that dance can be an important part of a child’s life, and a large part of that positive and uplifting experience is the example set by a qualified teacher. Each instructor is certified with the tools to deliver high-quality lessons and the passion to pass the love of dance on to their students. We love hearing parents rave about how kind and inspiring our teachers are! Cara Poppitt Founder/Artistic Director Read More Alissa Lee Dance Teacher Read More Chantelle Marlatt Dance Teacher Read More Danae Gibbons Office Manager Read More Eric Van Dance Teacher Read More Jasmine Lehmann Dance Teacher / Competitive Team Lead Read More Mikaela Widdup Dance Teacher Read More Santhiago Avila Dance Teacher Read More Vika Hushchenko Dance Teacher Read More Adelina Fabiano Yoga Read More Allison Benson Dance Teacher Read More Chelsea Lawrence Dance Teacher Read More Denise Nerier Dance Teacher / Soul Sister Read More Gabrielle Springett Dance Teacher Read More Jenna Relf Dance Teacher Read More Nancy Li Zumba Read More Tamia Corea Dance Teacher Read More Alena Widdup Dance Teacher Read More Camila Serrano Dance Teacher Read More Christine Mooney Dance Teacher Read More Emma Rees Dance Teacher Read More Gina Aschenbrener Soul Sister Read More Meagan Swindlehurst Dance Teacher Read More Paige Jonason Dance Teacher / Fine Arts Club Lead / Pre Competitive Team Lead Read More Taylor McNeill Program Manager Read More