Have your Dance unit taught by a professional dancer/choreographer. Each class contains a stretch & strengthen, skill building, routine rehearsal and student choreography. Many units to choose from, all include notes for teachers and include a culminating event on the final day. Choose a one-day workshop or book a full week!
It's History meets Hip Hop in this unit featuring a variety of modern adaptations of Classical masterpieces, including: Mozart, Beethovan, Tchaikovsky, Pachebel and Vivaldi. Teachers can easily link music history and social studies to this super fun slice of the past.
This unit features musics from many of the common cultures found in Edmonton mixed with a Hip Hop beat. Past units have included: African, South American, European, Chinese, French, Somali, Arabic, African-American, and Canadian and First Nations. Students beam with pride as they hear the music of their family's culture.
HIP HOP 365
This unit features songs that speak to the seasonal situation. Spring's fever, Winter's Holidays and cold, Summer's sun and Autumn's Halloween. All songs cool enough to have your students excited to come to their Dance class.
TIS THE SEASON
This unit features Hip-Hop versions of Holiday Classics like Frosty, Jingle Bells, the Grinch and the Nutcracker. Dani will work with your Music teacher to create a unique Winter concert of song and dance complete with little bits of dialogue in between.
HIP HOP HALLOWEEN
Schedule your residence around Oct. and take your Halloween party to a whole 'nother level! Classes each learn a fun Halloween Hip-Hop routine and all come together to share them for a Hip Hop Spooktacular! Kids can wear their Halloween costumes to the sharing if the school wishes.
Looking for a great Dance unit that's not all Hip Hop?
This unit features music from 8 decades 1940 - 2010. Students learn the popular dance of the age while teachers can link all kinds of historical information. Turn your grade 6's into Swing Kids and your grade 3's into Disco Ducks! This unit also works as a Winter Concert.
7 HABITS IN MOTION
Every habit becomes a piece of choreography in this Dance unit featuring many Pop tunes of today and past. Join us as we begin with the end in mind and synergize while we sharpen our saws thinking win-win. Of course we'll be proactive and put first things first.
Students meet songs that are trying to make the world a better place by inspiring us to be our best selves. Songs like Brave, Fight Song, Roar, Man in the Mirror, Best Day, and It's Happening by local artist Ann Vriend. Dance styles are character driven Contemporary pieces.
BEYOND HIP HOP
Here's a unit the bridges the Hip Hop moves kids are familiar and other Dance forms. Each routine makes kids want to move while providing a challenge element including: Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, Slapstick, Fight Choreography, Creative and Dramatic.
POETRY IN MOTION
This unit can count as Dance, Drama and Poetry. Each class is assigned or chooses a poem. Students spend the residence bringing the message of the poem to life through Music, Dance and Drama. Choose poems based on a theme, Poet or Style of Poetry.
KINDNESS IN MOTION
Inspired by the book ,"the Bucket-Filler", this unit features a wide variety of Dance Styles and music; all based on the theme of Kindness. Students will be Dancing, Singing, Acting and even Flag-waving!
THE JAZZ UNIT
Classes are first lead through Improvisational Movement and Theatre games. That experience is then applied to creating an Improvisational movement score to a specific piece of Jazz music. Each class gets a different song. After several rehearsals, students can share to recorded music or add on a live band!
VIRTUES IN MOTION
This unit is similar to the Poetry in Motion unit. Each class is assigned or chooses a virtue. Students spend the residence bringing the message of the virtue to life through Music, Dance and Drama. Put your school's focus on living virtues every day to make our community better.