Dance with Christie
Dance with Christie is run by International professional dancer and instructor Christie Saunders. Christie has over twenty years experience in the dance industry and is a sought after dance instructor. She has taught and choreographed all over the world and is thrilled to be able to offer these select classes in her home town of North Vancouver.
To get in touch with Christie, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sampler – Ballet/Jazz/Musical Theatre/Hip Hop
The Sampler class is to give little ones an introduction to dance and taste of all the classes offered. The ballet and jazz basics will be taught and fun routines in all styles will be learned. A minimum of 2 styles will be focused on in each class.
Jazz/Hip Hip Open
The open level is for all levels from beginner to dancers with experience. Students will learn basic Jazz techniques includingjumps and turns as well as Hip Hop steps and style while learning dance routines to fun upbeat music. The level will be tailored to those registered.
Musical Theatre Club
At Musical Theatre Club (MTC) students will learn three disciplines: Singing, Drama and Dance. The class will explore classic and new musicals such as: Annie, Seussical the Musical, Frozen, Peter Pan, Grease, Wizard of Oz and Descendants. Students will learn to act out scenes, play drama games, as well as learn songs and dances.
In this class dancers will learn different dance disciplines including Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet, and Musical Theatre. This class is for dancers fairly new to dance as well as dancers with experience. The level will be tailored to those registered.
Ballet Technique for Young Dancers
This class is specifically designed for young dancers wanting to improve their technique. Ballet Technique classes are the foundation for training and focus on developing a solid technique for ballet, jazz, and contemporary. This class will place emphasis on understanding correct body placement, proper use of turn out, coordination of the upper body, and use of arms. The classes will build strength and coordination. We will be learning correct ballet vocabulary and focusing on alignment. This class is based on RAD training and is good preparation or addition to RAD classes.
Stretch and Strength for Dancers
This class is specifically designed for young dancers who want to support their dance with a conditioning class. This class will focus on strengthening exercises for support and stretching to enhance flexibility. We will also work on stamina and core strength for balance and control.
Boys ONLY Hip Hop
This class is for boys only. Boys will learn dance skills, tricks, and routines to current upbeat music. The level will be tailored to those registered.
Pre-requisites required. These groups enter 2-3 dance competition in the spring. The Program runs from September to end of May. Dancers are required to attend all classes and must have previously completed at least 3x 8 week sessions of Jazz/Hip Hop with Christie. This program is by invite only. For more information please email email@example.com
Private Lessons & Other Requests
Private Lessons and coaching will be available upon request: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Stretch and Strength, Stretch & Conditioning for Athletes, Stretch for Hockey Goalies, Ballet for Figure Skaters/Athletes, Pointe, Lyrical, and Parisian Showgirl.
Classes for other disciplines, age groups, and levels. As well as adult classes, classes for athletes, custom wedding dances and stagette parties.