CLASSES

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JAZZ

Jazz is a high energy, fun and engaging class and is great for fitness and general coordination. A typical jazz dance class consists of a cardio warm up, stretching, technique exercises, skills development and choreography. Jazz is great for a beginner dancer to ignite their love for dance and movement in general.

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MUSICAL THEATRE

This is primarily a dance class but goes beyond just dancing and educates students on the theatre world. Each week will focus on a different Broadway musical providing students with an overview on the shows plot before learning a theatre jazz routine to one of the songs from the production.

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CONTEMPORARY

Contemporary dance allows the body to explore natural movement flows in an organic and experimental nature. It connects the mind and body through fluid dance movements and is driven by emotion to portray a message or intent.​Learn to improvise to create your own movement and learn choreopgraphy.

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TUMBLING

Learn the basics of cheerleader stunting and acrobatics. Our qualified staff will train you in a development based class structure to ensure your utmost safety when executing these difficult skills. Gain confidence in the basics such as cartwheels and walkovers or go beyond and work towards aerials. 

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PRESCHOOL FOUNDATIONS

Classes offered in our preschool program introduce students to the fundamentals of dance and group learning. Each class uses props and interactive teaching resources to engage students whilst enhancing their dance skills and general coordination. This is the perfect first dance class witha  focus on jazz and ballet.

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OPEN CLASS

A NEW class in 2021, designed for elite level dancers wanting to develop their own dance style. Each week the class with learn choreography in a range of styles including jazz, contemporary, lyrical, Musical Theatre and hip hop. This mixed bag class is the perfect choice for dancers who want to get out of their comfort zone and push their creative abilities further. Mainly taught by Teagan with guest teachers occasionally, dancers will thrive off this opportunity.

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BALLET

Ballet training is one of the key contributors to a dancers overall technique. With a focus on turn out, control, and alignment, ballet is an essential class to take to develop the fundamentals of dance. This elegant style of dance instills grace, poise and attention to detail.

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CHEERLEADING & POM

This combo class is the perfect option for someone wanting an exiting high intensity class with the added bonus of interactive team work. Term 1 and 2 will focus on Cheerleading with stunting, lifts and flying, with Term 3 and 4 working on Pom, an energetic style of jazz dance with pom poms.

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DRAMA

Ever wanted to gain confidence in everyday skills such as public speaking? Drama is the class for you! In this fun, interactive class you will develop communication skills, interpersonal skills as well as learning stage skills. From script writing to accent learning our drama classes are suitable for all ages.

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TECHNIQUE

Technique development classes are dedicated to improving skills that enhance your overall dance abilities. If you want to develop your strength, flexibility and stamina as well as improve skills such as turns, kicks, jumps, leaps, splits and those 'fancy things' then this class is for you!

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ADULTS

The perfect way to keep the brain and body active. All abilities welcome!

Come as you go commitment with pay as you go or 10 x class pass options.

Adults Classes - Tap & Choir

For the beginner to intermediate looking to learn a new skill 

Ex-dancer Classes - Jazz, Tap, Lyrical

For the experienced dancer looking to keep dance in their life!

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OPEN FITNESS

Back by popular demand, this class is a high intensity fitness class. A 30min class combining cardio, strength and stretching. The perfect option for those wanting to keep up some exercise or build upon their stamina to assist with their cardiovascular abilities in other dance genres.

This class program is written for all abilities and is open to all ages from 10 years and over. After a difficult year of sitting at home, we are offering this class FREE to Affinity members in 2021.

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TAP

Tap is a percussion type dance style characterised by rhythm and syncopation of beats. These sounds are made by the individual wearing with metal plates on the soles at both the toe and heel.  The Dance Affinity teaches Australia's most taught tap syllabus Glenn Wood Tap

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HIP HOP

Developed on the streets of New York City in the 1960s, hip hop as a dance genre has numerous different styles within it, including breaking, popping and locking.  Classes at The Dance Affinity explore the characteristics of hip hop technique and choreography to develop students own style and groove.

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SINGING

Learn the tools behind using your voice correctly to develop your singing abilities. In this class you will be taught the basics of music including breathing, reading sheet music, notes, harmonies and much more to broaden your singing technique. Build your triple-threat abilities as a performer here!

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PERFORMANCE TEAMS

The Dance Affinity Performance Teams are groups of students who have a passion for dance and performing. Throughout the year, students learn routines which they perform at dance competitions and community events, providing them with multiple performance opportunities.

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PRIVATE LESSONS

For those wanting to work at their own pace on a more personal student-teacher level with 100% focus. In a private lesson dancers can work with their teacher on anything they wish to achieve their personal goals. Private classes can be taken for general skills development or for elite students they can work on routines to perform at solo competitions. Spaced limited!

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BALLET TECHNIQUE

Back for 2021, our Ballet Technique class is designed to allow dancers to focus on developing strength of the deeper muscles in attempt to take their dance technique to the next level. In this class, dancers will fine tune their turn out, control and flexibility to ensure they can achieve optimal skill levels in not only ballet, but all styles of dance. Based on Pilates and yoga training, this class will see dancers participating in exercises which use resistance bands and exercise balls.