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Dance Classes for 5 to 7 year olds

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Dance Classes for 5 to 7 year olds in woking, surrey

Some children really want to start a new activity but sometimes are worried that they won’t know anyone or make new friends.

We have a buddy up system at LESTA where they will feel instantly welcome as they are guided through their first trial lessons.

They will make friends before you know it and will feel part of our dance family within no time!
"This is such a great dance school- my daughter’s technique has improved so much since joining. The teachers are fantastic, very knowledgeable and encouraging. Lockdown lessons have been amazing- still able to make progress and prepare for exams!"
Anne Bradley
ACRO Dance Classes for Kids in Woking ACRO

The Acrobatic Arts Syllabus is a program designed to introduce physical literacy, coordination, creative movement and basic acrobatic skills to students. In this class we use imagination and storytelling whilst learning the skills. Every week is fun, exciting and different.

The program is based on safe and effective progressions with proven results in five divisions of AcroDance: Flexibility, Strength, Balancing, Limbering and Tumbling.

Ballet Dance Classes for Kids in Woking Ballet

Our nurturing classes use exciting props such as wands, scarves and baskets to create an exciting class that they will want to come back to week in week out. They can now start to work towards exams and work up through the Grades.

Jazz Dance Classes for Kids in Woking Jazz

Our Jazz classes are super fun and use a mix of Pop, Musical Theatre and Disney music. You get to work on Jazz technique of kicks, leaps and turns and also learn choreography each half term to a popular song. This class doesn’t follow an exam syllabus and is suitable for those just wanting to take a class with their friends.

Junior Excel Programme Dance Classes for Kids in Woking Junior Excel Programme

We have created an incredible training programme for our dancers who want to take dance to the next level. This programme is called EXCEL! Not just additional classes, Excel is a package of knowledge, training, mentoring and support for those dancers who have a burning passion for their training and want to exceed their full potential.

Leaps & Turns Dance Classes for Kids in Woking Leaps & Turns

Leaps and turns add style, elegance and the wow! factor to any dance. They also have the trick element with Firebird leaps, turning box leaps to fouette turns, pose turns and many more. We follow the #RosinaAndrewsMethod to improve the elevation for leaps and and improve the number of multiple turns that can be achieved.

Modern Dance Classes for Kids in Woking Modern

What is modern? It’s fun, exciting, creative, energetic! The specially created ISTD syllabus will bring out their creative and imaginative side while they explore correct technique and body alignment. Galloping and skipping and burst the balloon and sprinkling magic fairy dust are all part of the younger classes and then we progress to running with action and improvisation. We also start working towards exams and moving up through the graded syllabus.

Musical Theatre Dance Classes for Kids in Woking Musical Theatre

This class helps to create Social Interaction, Communication skills, Friendship and Confidence. The students will learn how to start developing characters, having the confidence to talk in front of a group, learn the basics of singing and dancing and all this to Disney songs, pop songs and well-known musicals.

Progressing Ballet Technique Dance Classes for Kids in Woking Progressing Ballet Technique

Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) is an innovative body-conditioning and strengthening program that has been designed to enhance students' technique by focussing on training the muscle memory required in each exercise in all forms of dance. It is a unique training system using ballet-technique specific exercises to train skill acquisition in a graded and progressive manner from junior through to advanced levels.

Tap Dance Classes for Kids in Woking Tap

Tap dance is brilliant for exercise due to its aerobic nature, so let’s get tapping and make our bodies move! Creating sounds and rhythms like the penguins in the animated film “Happy Feet”.

In these classes we start to explore correct technique as the students progress through the ISTD syllabus. They can also start to take examinations which ultimately can contribute to UCAS points as part of their wider education.

Monday

Studio 1

16:00 - 17:00
Available for Private Lesson
17:00 - 18:00
Snr Contemporary
18:00 - 19:00
Intermediate Modern
19:00 - 20:00
Snr Jazz
20:00 - 21:00
Snr Open Ballet

Studio 2

16:00 - 17:00
Available for Private Lesson
17:00 - 18:00
Inter Contemporary
18:00 - 19:00
Grade 6 Modern
19:00 - 20:00
Inter Open Ballet

Tuesday

Studio 1

16:00 - 16:45
Jnr Open Ballet
16:45 - 18:15
Jnr/Inter Excel
18:15 - 20:15
Snr Excel

Studio 2

16:00 - 17:00
First Ballet, Modern and Tap A
17:00 - 18:30
Combined Ballet, Modern, Tap A
18:45 - 19:30
Adult Advanced Tap

Wednesday

Studio 1

16:00 - 20:00
Exam Extra Lessons or Private Coaching Available

Studio 2

16:00 - 20:00
Exam Extra Lessons or Private Coaching Available

Thursday

Studio 1

16:00 - 16:30
Melody Movement (NEW)
17:30 - 18:30
Snr Progressing Ballet Technique
18:30 - 20:00
Snr Conditioning, Leaps and Turns
20:00 - 21:00
Advanced 1 Modern

Studio 2

16:00 - 17:30
Private Coaching Available
17:30 - 18:30
Inter Progressing Ballet Technique
18:30 - 20:00
Inter Conditioning Leaps and Turns

Friday

Studio 1

16:00 - 16:45
Acro Minis
16:45 - 17:30
Inter Jazz
17:30 - 18:15
Acro A
18:15 - 19:15
Acro B
19:15 - 20:15
Acro C

Studio 2

16:45 - 17:30
Junior Jazz

Saturday

Studio 1

09:00 - 10:30
Combined Ballet, Modern & Tap
10:30 - 11:00
Primary Modern
11:00 - 11:30
Primary Tap
11:30 - 12:15
Pre Primary Ballet
12:15 - 13:00
Primary Ballet
13:00 - 13:45
Grade 1 Ballet
13:45 - 14:30
Grade 2 Ballet A
14:30 - 15:15
Grade 3&4 Ballet
15:15 - 16:00
Grade 2 Ballet B
16:00 - 16:30
Pointe
16:30 - 17:30
Grade 6 & Intermediate Ballet
17:30 - 18:30
Grade 5 Ballet

Studio 2

09:00 - 10:00
First Ballet, Modern and Tap
10:00 - 10:30
Melody Movement
10:30 - 11:15
Grade 1 Modern
11:30 - 12:15
Grade 1 Tap A
12:15 - 13:00
Grade 2 Modern
13:00 - 13:45
Grade 2 Tap
13:45 - 14:30
Grade 1 Tap B
14:30 - 15:15
Grade 3 Modern
15:15 - 16:00
Grade 4 Modern
16:00 - 16:45
Grade 4 Tap
16:45 - 17:30
Grade 5 Tap
17:30 - 18:15
Grade 6 & Intermediate Tap

Monday

17:45 - 18:30
Jnr/Inter Drama & Musical Theatre
18:30 - 19:30
Inter/Snr Drama & Musical Theatre

Tuesday

18:00 - 18:45
Primary & Grade 1 Ballet
18:45 - 19:30
Grade 3 Ballet
19:30 - 20:15
Adult Ballet
20:15 - 21:00
Adult Tap

Thursday

17:30 - 18:30
Acro A
18:30 - 19:30
Inter / Snr Modern and Tap

Saturday

09:00 - 10:30
Combined Ballet, Modern & Tap
10:30 - 11:00
Melody Movement
11:00 - 11:30
Acro Mini
11:35 - 12:35
First Ballet, Modern & Tap
12:35 - 14:05
Pre Primary Ballet, G1 Modern and Primary Tap
14:05 - 15:35
Grade 1 Tap and G2 Modern

Saturdays

09:00 - 10:15
Snr Musical Theatre
10:15 - 11:30
Inter Musical Theatre
11:30 - 12:30
Jnr Musical Theatre
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Unit 10a Lansbury Estate
Knaphill
Woking
Surrey
GU21 2EP
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