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For the Family and Pre School!
Family Creative Dance Class, everyone is welcome (All ages)
Workshop dates to be announced. Check website
Come and take some time out from the day-to-day to explore the joy of moving together as a family! The class is centred on play, being active, having fun - and not forgetting the funky music! The session encourages self-expression and creativity between family members and a time to reconnect and to be active together. As part of the session there will be cake and drink towards the end of the class!
Dynamites Dance & Music (18mth - 4 years) Younger ones more than welcome, and still get loads from the class
X6 week courses. Dates to be announced
Where: The Graham Adams Centre
'Dynamites' is an immensely fun 'Pre-School' Dance class! A stepping stone to our more structured 'Dynamos', for 4+ on a Tuesday at The Grange Hall, 4:00pm. Allows little ones to boggie, have fun and to let their imagination run wild, with props to play with and parachute fun! Movement is such a key part of a child's development. Drinks and snacks half way through the class. Look out for 'Dynamite' the duck too! Grown ups can either chose to sit and watch or join in (get pulled away from their cuppa more like!). Engaging and popular music forms the playlist to the class. Cake and cuppa for grown ups!
For Children and Youth!
Where: The Grange Hall
Time: 4:00pm - 4:45pm
'Dynamos’ is a step up from 'Dynamites'. It is a fun, dynamic and interactive creative dance class, where each child's natural ability and potential is encouraged. The class will build on co-ordination, body control, skills, confidence, enhance their learning and concentration in their schooling and not forgetting rhythm. The combination of body awareness and expression are explored through playful exercises and taught dance sequences, including Contemporary, balance work, and techniques inspired through ballet, jazz and urban influences. Guided by their teacher, ‘Dynamos’ are also given the opportunity to create their own imaginative movement phrases.
Rainbow Award through the NATD (National Association of Teaching Dancers) Our fantastic Dynamos will get the opportunity to take a short and fun exam/s in July (date tbc). It will involve a short dance/s in a set style; Contemporary, Ballet, Acro etc. They may just do the one dance, or if we feel they can manage, they could do two. For each exam they take (dance they do), they receive a rainbow award, which is one of the colours from the rainbow!
Innovators (7-10 years)
Where: The Grange Hall
Time: 4:45pm - 5.30pm
Progressing from 'Dynamos', is 'Innovators' Dance class, where ability and potential are ever-present. The class starts to introduce the principles and foundations of Contemporary Dance, whilst still being influenced by the techniques of other dance genres, including jazz, commercial styles and contact work. In addition to building on physical expression and technique, movement vocabulary and performance skills are developed. Alongside taught movement phrases and dance sequences, Innovators will have the opportunity to explore their own choreographic voice. The group will devise new works throughout the year, with both in-house teachers and guest choreographers, to perform at various venues and events. If anything dance is fantastic at building confidence, social skills, enhancing fitness, creating independent learners and creative thinkers.
Youth Contemporary (11+ Senior years)
Where: The Grange Hall
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
An engaging and dynamic class, where participants will gain a strong understanding of Contemporary Dance, whilst still being influenced by the technique of other dance genres, including jazz, ballet and commercial styles. The class is designed to develop technique, fitness, conditioning and musicality, whilst nurturing each individual’s potential. The dancers will also be given the opportunity to develop their skills as young choreographers and improvisers; two invaluable skills to have as a dancer. The group will devise new works throughout the year, with both in-house teachers and guest choreographers, to perform at various venues and events. What better way for a young dancer to explore their potential, gain valuable experience and learn about possible routes into formal training? If anything dance is fantastic at building confidence, social skills, enhancing fitness, creating independent learners and creative thinkers.
Contemporary Dance Exams for Innovators and Youth Contemporary
Exciting opportunity for all Innovators and Youth Contemporary dancers to take a Contemporary Dance Syllabus exam through the NATD (National Association for Teaching Dancers)
Each week, during the structured class, a couple of exercises from Grade 1-6 will be taught. (Relevant grades associated with the age range in either class, will be taught). No different to learning a new exciting dance phrase! I must stress, these will only form one part of our diverse and dynamic classes. Along side gradually learning the syllabus, in a relaxed nature and over the duration of the year, there will be X3 4 hour intensives on selected Sunday's, leading up to the exam which usually takes place in July. Only those dancers wishing to to be entered for an exam, would need to attend these intensives. There would be a additional minimal cost for the intensives. Even if dancers decide they don't want to take an exam, that's absolutely fine, and won't effect their progression with centre-point. We believe it's still a win, win situation as the syllabus is beautiful, so even if the exam route isnt for you/your child, everyone can benefit from the additional technical knowledge they will gain.
Innovators and Youth Contemporary - Arts Award//
We will be offering all our Innovators and youth contemporary dancers, the opportunity to gain an award/s in the Arts in association with the national organisation Arts Award. This is optional, so dancers don't have to take part and won't effect their journey or progression with centre-point if they decide against it. A large amount of the award will be gained in class, without them realising it! It can also take them as long as they need. There is a commitment (see each award below for hours) but no deadline. We will keep track of each dancer.
'Explore' Award, 25 guided hours + 10 independent hours (approx 6 months)
An over view: To achieve an Arts Award Explore, children and young people collect evidence in an individual arts log of their experiences of: Taking part in a range of art activities, and what has inspired them. The work of artists or organisations. Creating a dance. Share with others what they have achieved/enjoyed through gaining the award.
Bronze Award, 40 guided hours + 20 independent hours (approx 1 year)
An over view: Actively participate in an art form. See at least X1 arts event and review it. Research a dance artist/artist. Pass on an arts skill
Silver Award, 60 guided hours + 35 independent hours (approx 1.5/2 years)
An over view: Collect evidence in an individual arts folder. Identify and plan an arts event (showcase for example) Deliver and review their event. Review other art events and research further opportunities and careers in the arts. Identify a leadership role and review it.
Gold Award 16 points on the UCAS tariff, 90 guided hours + 60 independent hours (2/3 years)
An over view: Experiment with a new art form and ceate new work. Be involved in the arts through placement, training and volunteering. Review arts events, study and artist and career paths. Research and write up an arts issue. Plan and deliver a project. Create a performance to show new work. Review own leadership and find ways to evaluate audience feedback and other people.
Fearless Boys Dance All ages welcome
Where: The Grange Hall
All ages welcome, just the desire to move and be physical!
An engaging and physical class, aimed at getting boys moving by using various techniques, including aerobic work, lifting, catching, tumbling, team work, contemporary, choreography, different dance genres including urban styles and of course loads of fun too!
Serenity Kids Mindfulness class All ages welcome
workshops will be announced. Check website
Serenity Kids is a brand new class, created by Centre-Point, specifically for children and teens.
Serenity Kids involves Relaxation, balance work, stretch, strengthening, reflection and space to chat, unwind and have fun. And it goes without saying, boys and girls. No prior experience necessary. The combination of techniques can help the following: Core strength, balance, stress, dyspraxia, postural and alignment issues, confidence, social interaction, strength, flexibility, body awareness, performance enhancement and fitness.
For late Teens Grown ups (only a bit older than teens of course!)
Body 'Shebang' (18+) age is flexible, younger than 18 can attend
Pay as you go option!
When: Wednesday morning
Where: The Graham Adams Centre
Children aged 0-4 years are most definitely welcome.
Get a morning blast with Body 'Sherbang'! An extreme core and conditioning class, which fuses lot's of techniques and resistance aids to shout "Wake Up" to the whole body! Drawing on Kate's hardcore dance conditioning too. A real fusion of all things, which Kate knows will make you go 'ouch!' and 'boy does that feel good though!'
This intense 30 minute workout will set you up for the day, and the next day! Workout ends with a nutritious smoothie! Can't wait to see you for this brand new workout!
Contemporary Dance Class (16+) Open level/Dancers in Training and Pro Dancers
workshops/masterclasses/guest teachers/events. These will be announced.
One of the most talked about and current dance styles that everybody wants to have a go at! Accessible to everyone of all ages and abilities, and level of experience. Contemporary Dance, beautiful and strong in form and expression, works the whole body from head to toe, and always set to fab music! Here at Centre-Point we pride ourselves on being a Contemporary Dance specialist school, with over 20 years performing and teaching the dance technique.
Pilates For All (18+) Open level. Age is flexible, younger age can attend
When: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Where: Tuesday Rugby// Wednesday and Thursday at The Graham Adams Centre
Time: Tuesday Rugby 10:00am - 11:00am// Wednesday 10:00am - 11:00am & Thursday 6:15pm-7:15pm and
7:30pm - 8:30pm at The Graham Adams Centre
A dynamic class suitable for all abilities, which focusses on strength, mobility, flexibility and a sense of wellbeing. There is also an element of cardiovascular fitness to the class. Kate also works with the Pilates fundamentals including fluidity and control.Each individual client’s needs and level are addressed, whether the goal is health or fitness related, both meeting and challenging each participant’s objective. The class sizes are kept low to allow each clients needs to be met.
Pilates for Mother & Baby
X6 week courses. Dates will be announced. Check website
This class is designed specifically for mums and their babies, giving mothers the opportunity to start to regain both fitness and stamina in a supportive 'baby -friendly' environment. The class will focus on toning the tummy and pelvic floor muscles and strengthening and toning additional muscle groups. Exercises incorporating stretch and release will be used to relax tight muscles, and relaxation techniques will create a sense of inner peace. Babies will both watch mummy and also be sensitively incorporated into certain exercises. Other babies, physical and social interaction along with a relaxing musical backdrop, is great stimulation for a baby’s developing mind and body.
*How old can a baby be? Every mothers story is individual to them, and each mother knows their child. The only thing we say, is come and try a class. We look forward to seeing you. In the mean time, don't hesitate to get in touch to discuss this or any other element.
Mums - please be aware that current guidelines suggest you should wait at least 6 weeks after a vaginal birth, or 10 weeks after a C-Section before attending an exercise class, and you must get consent to exercise from your GP, Midwife or Healthcare Provider before joining a class. Please note these are minimum recommendations and as we are all individual you may not feel ready to exercise until much later than this. Do what is right for your mind, body and baby and only attend when you feel it's the right time, and you are given the go-ahead by a health professional!
For Mother & Baby Pilates a selection of toys will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your little one’s favourites!
Pilates for Mother & Toddler/Pre School
X6 week courses. Dates will be announced. Check website
This slightly more progressive class, working more in line with our beginners to intermediate 'Pilates for All', is designed for Mother and her ‘on the move’ child/children! Mothers can relax knowing that their children are happy and safe, in a child friendly environment. Some toys are provided. Toddlers also instinctively copy and join in with some of the positions and shapes, which we don't force, but encourage and celebrate. Familiar nursery rhymes are an addition too.
Pilates and Dance, tailored to your needs: Private one to one/semi one to one classes available on request. Please contact us if you are interested in this. Some clients/pupils prefer this method of teaching. To gain better understanding, preparing for an audition, maybe you've always wanted to dance, but never got the chance, want to brush up your skills for a wedding/formal event, or it could be for rehabilitation purposes or to work on a specific area/focus, Pilates or dance, movement in general. Simply ask the question! The session could take place at one of our venues, a venue more accessible, or at your home. We look forward to hearing from you.
Kate also offers 1-1 appointments at the Southam Wellbeing Clinic; a truly holistic environment. To find out more and to book, Click here
Children and youth classes age guideline
The age requirements are a guideline to help you chose the most suitable class for your child. Please don't hesitate to get in touch to discuss a particular class/classes. Pilates for all can encourage teens and their parents at appropriate times; it works really well, and have always had a positive outcome.
Flexible class plan option for termly clients
As you have committed to us, should you have to miss a class, simply have a look at our timetable and chose another suitable class, whether it is the same week or when suits. Just let us know the class name, date and time. No additional charge of course! Or if you miss X2 or more classes during a term, benefit from a 35% discount off a full hour
1-1 treatment , either at the the Southam Wellbeing Clinic or at your home.
You are advised to bring some water to classes to keep bodies hydrated.
When appropriate you must always seek advice from your doctor before embarking on an exercise programme.
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