About Dance with Dash
Dance with Dash Offers Jill Bridgers Melody Movement® syllabus from the age of 18 months accompanied by parent/guardian followed by toddler classes from 2 1/2. These Melody Bear® Classes introduce children to dance from a young age using the natural actions of the body, such as running, walking, jumping, hopping, skipping and galloping. It’s structured to aid children s physical development, co ordination, spacial awareness, creativity and self expression, along with fundamental curriculum learning such as counting and colour and shape recognition. Melody Bears® 1st ballet is then offered from 4 years as a transition into the more formal syllabus dance class.
Sarah follows The British Ballet Organissation syllabus in Ballet, Tap, Modern and Jazz. This enables children to progress though the grades building strong dance technique and taking BBO examinations recording this progression. It takes roughly 12- 18 months to achieve a grade and examinations/qualifications are now part of the national Qualifications framework. To date Dance with Dash has 100% pass rate with a high percentage achieving grades at Merit and Distinction.