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Db4dance School

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db4dance classes are for children with or without previous dance experience who wish to learn in an encouraging, fun, but also a challenging environment. There are no exams but the classes cover the same level of work. Children gain a great understanding and appreciation of different genres and themed music.

db4dance does not have a strict uniform policy but requires children to wear suitable clothing for the classes. Parents are able to watch classes, as long as the children are not distracted.

Informal "performances" are held for family and friends at the end of each year.

Our dance classes are held at:
Brooklyn Community Centre, 18 Harrison St, Brooklyn
Vogelmorn Hall, 13 Vennell St, Brooklyn
Wellington Pipe Band Hall, corner of Hanson and Stoke Street, Newtown

Bringing Children and Dance together in the Community.

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Classes

Pre-school fun classes (3 & 4 yrs)
Beginners' Dance classes promoting co-ordination, physical exercise, co-operation and imagination, simple technique exercises, steps and dances.

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Ballet/Jazz 1 classes (5 & 6 yrs)
Introducing a foundation in Ballet and Jazz- floor exercises, barre work, centre work and travelling steps. Children will learn the difference between turn-out and parallel positions. Body awareness, concentration, co-ordination, physical fitness, rhythm, strength-building and flexibility.

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Ballet/Jazz 2 classes (7 & 8 yrs)
A continuation from level 1 building on ability, rhythm, physical fitness, strength, co-ordination and flexibility, gaining confidence in technique and remembering combinations of steps and movements in both ballet and jazz.

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2022 Timetable

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Term 1
Feb 16th - April 19th (8 weeks)
Term 2
May 4th - July 2nd (9 weeks)
Term 3
August 3rd - Sept 24th (9 weeks)
Term 4
Oct 19th - Dec 4th (8 weeks)
(includes end of year Performance Dec 4th)

Class Times

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* Vogelmorn - Wednesdays
Pre-school3 & 4 yrs3.30-4.00pm
Ballet 15 & 6 yrs4.00-4.30pm
Ballet 27 & 8 yrs4.30-5.00pm

* Newtown - Thursdays
Pre-school3-5yrs3.30-4.00pm
Ballet 15-7yrs4.00-4.30pm

* Brooklyn - Saturdays
Pre-school3 & 4yrs9.30-10.00am
Ballet 15 & 6 yrs10.00-10.30am
Ballet 27 & 8 yrs10.30-11.00am

* All classes to be confirmed as they are subject to a minimum number of 4 enrolments per class with full term fees paid before the classes commence.
Any absences can be made up by attending the same class in the other venue. If classes are cancelled due to covid the class/es can be carried over to the following term.
To enrol please send child's name, age, venue and payment before the first class - info@db4dance.co.nz.
New enrolments are always welcome throughout the term.

Fees

Trial classes are to be paid in cash ($12) on the day and then deducted from term fee if continuing for the term. Term fees are payable by cash or by internet banking
(Account  01 0530 0167887 30  - please include child's name & venue.)
The term fees reflect the number of weeks in each particular db4dance term.

Class duration - 30 minutes
Trial Class cost - $12
Cost per term - 7 Weeks = $70   ★   8 Weeks = $80   ★   9 Weeks = $90

For confirmation of class times and days, for an information sheet, enrolments and any other enquiries
please email info@db4dance.co.nz.

Teacher

dance teacher Debbie Groves   ARAD(Adv), Dip Dance, LSCD Dip Cont Dance.

Debbie Groves is a Distinguished Graduate of the NZ School of Dance and a recipient of two major QE11 Arts Council Scholarships for Dance Study in London and New York. Debbie was a professional dancer for many years overseas. She taught extensively in England, Germany, Switzerland and Spain from beginners to professional dancers. Back in New Zealand, Debbie taught at several Educational schools, Performing Arts schools and Dance studios before setting up db4dance classes for children in Wellington.

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