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Frequently asked questions

General

Why should my child dance?


The beauty of dance is that the training teaches so much more than just how to dance and perform on stage.

All dance genres will involve Combinations that involve jumping and leaping which in turn increases heart rate, can improve endurance, stamina and overall cardiovascular health.

Not only can dance enhance you physically it is extremely important to recognise the emotional benefits and mental health benefits of dancing. Dance training can also be a great way to release emotions, relax and use excess energy productively after school.

There are several social aspects associated with dancing. Attending regular classes enables the children to form new friendships by working as a team, overcome shyness and reduce the risks associated with being in a group and performing in front of audiences.

Many key skills are learned during dance lessons which can be transferred into your daily life. Listening to instructions





Tap

Does tap dancing help kids develop balance and coordination?


Learning any form of dance is a great way for kids, especially young children, to develop coordination. Feeling sure-footed is an amazing confidence builder.









Singing

What are the benefits of singing?


Singing is the practice of an instrument – the instrument being the voice – and learning a musical instrument has numerous benefits. Music, itself, has numerous benefits:

  • develops coordination, concentration and memory
  • trains the brain in language and reasoning
  • increases math and spatial scores
  • enhances creativity
  • improves communication and social interaction skills





Drama

What are the benefits of Drama Classes?


- Perspective taking – taking the role of another character allows them literally walk in someone else’s shoes.
- Cooperation and collaboration – the need to work together with others.
- Self-confidence – the performing in front of others.
- Imagination and creative thinking
- Concentration
- Communication skills – through verbal and non-verbal expression of ideas; develops voice projection, articulation of words, language fluency, and persuasive speech
- Critical thinking and Problem solving
- Self-discipline
- Trust
- Memory – memorising lines
- Arts programs help build self-confidence. Various aspects of performing arts classes, from improvisation to performing on stage, will help your child build confidence and self-assurance. They will learn to explore outside of their comfort zone, appraise new situations, think outside the box, express their thoughts and ideas in a safe environment, solve problems, cope with performance and presentation fears, and build trust and self-reliance. All of these beneficial tools can be carried through to school, social activities, their future career, and will stay with them throughout their lives.
- Drama and performing classes help improve communication skills, concentration, and memory. One of the main advantages of taking part in the performing arts in young individuals is the improvement of communication skills. Acting lessons, for example, will help with their presentation skills, vocal projection, tone of speech, and articulation.





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