Jazz, Funk, Hip Hop
Our jazz is a combination of Theatre/Broadway Jazz as seen in movies such as Chicago where students focus on technique & rhythm, to modern Funk Jazz seen in music video clips and movies where students learn the latest moves to modern music. For senior students J.F.H. is a combination of Jazz / Funk / Hip Hop. This style is inspired by music film clips and artists like Chris Brown, Usher, and Missy Elliot. You will love this class, Learnt at a pace for both beginners to advanced. Its freestyle, Funky with the freshest moves.
Our inspiration - Fred Astire, Bootmen and Billy Elliot!
Our tap lessons are choreographed to the latest music and tapping trends.
Students are taught the basics and techniques of tap, this enhances coordination and rhythm. In addition students have fun and explore a combination of old and modern freestyle tap.
Beats teach under the L.G.T.D.A Syllabus, students have the opportunity to sit their exams advance their technique and gain a qualification.
A very versatile and interpretive dance style, It was developed in the 20th century as a reaction against the strictness of ballet. Beautiful to watch it combines ballet, Lyrical, modern and free movement, contemporary can be danced to almost any style of music. It allows beginners to explore the style and pushes the more experienced dancers to new boundaries of body movement.
Our singing lessons are one on one private lessons. The students learn important techniques to allow them to perform in the industry including vocal training, body posture and microphone technique. Students are given opportunities throughout the year to perform the songs they have been learning at local festivals and competitions to essentially build on stage and entertainment presence. Our singing students are able to work with the teacher and choose songs not only that they like but that best suit their vocals.
Cheerleading is what most people recognise from the movie “Bring it on". We teach the American style Cheerleading with correct technique and terminology. It is a fast paced, dynamic sport that encompasses stunt, tumbling, tosses and dance & requires dedication and a strong work ethic. It is as physically demanding as any other mainstream sport and is one of the fastest growing team based athletic sports. Beats has both class and competitive opportunities for cheerleaders and was the winners of Winterfest 2012 Australian AllStar Cheerleading Competition.
Originating in Italy in the 15th Century, later devloped in France and Russia. Ballet is influentiatl and defines the structure of many other dance styles. Famous Ballets include Swan Lake and The Nutcracker. Students learn technique and work towards learning the language terms. A more stirct enviroment for those looking to increase their ability in all areas, We offer both Flat and Pointe classes depening on student level.
Boys Only Hip Hop / Break
Popular style of street dance incorporating intricate body movement, we have our very own B Boys! Inspired with popping, locking, freezes, flips and holds by movies like Step up. This class is for Boys of all ages and is taught by a male Break/Hip Hop teacher.
Stretch Technique Acrobatics
This is the class where we see improvements, watch our flexibility increase and all other areas of dance will follow. Learn to use your core muscles and advance through to walkovers and aerials.