Acro
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Acro

Acro dance merges classical dance techniques with elements of gymnastics, tumbling and basic contortion. Acro is a dance-based art meant to complement a student’s dance training and students will learn acrobatic tricks such as elbow stands, handstands, walkovers, cartwheels, chest rolls, side and front aerials, and tumbling. Unlike in gymnastics, Acro Dance emphasizes a slower...

Hip-Hop
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Hip-Hop

Hip-hop is a style of street dance that evolved as part of greater hip-hop culture. This rhythmic and high-energy dance style teaches students groove, rhythm, texture, speed, and intricate body control. Hip-hop is also known for encouraging constant innovation of the style’s fundamentals. Hip-hop students will expand their boundaries of movement, experience and create community,...

Contemporary
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Contemporary

This modern form of dance has its beginnings in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as a response to classical ballet. This style of creative dance involves a broader range of natural movements than those found in ballet and emphasis is placed on movement that is an expression of emotion. Students in Contemporary Dance...

Tap
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Tap

Often associated with Hollywood’s golden age and the likes of Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, tap dance is an American dance form that involves rapid foot-tapping movement. Special shoes with metal plates create a distinctive sound while dancing, allowing the dancer to become an instrument and contribute to the dance in a whole new way....

Lyrical
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Lyrical

One of the newest forms of dance, Lyrical has become increasingly popular over the past several years. At Creator’s Arts Centre we work with the best instructors to teach lyrical dance to Okanagan dancers. Most often associated with dance-based televisions series like ‘So You Think You Can Dance’, Lyrical dance is a fusion of ballet,...

Jazz
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Jazz

Jazz dance classes are a fun way for young dancers to develop their dance technique. Jazz dance is typically performed with contemporary music and at Creator’s Arts Centre we are committed to age-appropriate dance training. All music, choreography and costuming is carefully selected, putting our student’s training first. The modern Jazz style of dance is...

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