Our students are trained in The Acrobatic Arts Syllabus 12 level program.
Acrobatic Dance, or Acro as it is commonly referred to by dancers and dance professionals, is the beautiful fusion of classic dance technique and the precision and athleticism of acrobatic elements. Often defined by unique choreography, Acro dancers seamlessly blend musicality, emotional expression, line and extension with acrobatic movements in a dance context.
Acro’s roots are in traditional Chinese dance, later appearing as a favoured style on the Vaudeville stage. More recently, Acro gained popularity with the widespread success of the contemporary circus productions of Cirque du Soleil. Mainstream media including dance television programs like ‘So You Think You Can Dance’, ‘America’s Best Dance Crew’ and ‘Dance Moms’ have further fuelled it’s demand in amateur competitive dance and studio settings.
Acro is an especially challenging style for dancers to master as training in both dance and acrobatic elements are required.
Acro focuses on: Strength, poise and flexibility, throws, somersaults and catches, all these elements are brought together. Acro technique includes balancing, limbering, tumbling and partnering, based on flexibility, contortion, and strength.
NEW CLASS TIMES
Tiny Tots 4 – 6yrs 3.30 – 4.15pm
Beginners 5 – 8yrs 4.15 – 5.15pm
Junior 5 – 10yrs – 9.00 – 10.30am
Senior 11yrs & up –10.30 – 12.00pm