Pre-School Dance (Age 3 – 5) Classes

Pre-Primary Pre-School Dance (Age 3 – 5), Lasley Centre for the Performing Arts, Young Kids Dance Classes, Lauren Lasley teaching a girls dance class

Pre-Primary

Ages: 3+

Genders: Girls and Boys

Instructor(s): Carrie Rodriguez, Courtney Ritter, Lauren Lasley

Description: Pre-Primary Ballet utilizes creative instruction in discovering movement qualities and dynamics while introducing dance in a fun and developmentally appropriate manner, effecting muscular engagement and development. Classes are designed for preschool aged girls and boys.

Several composers and genres of music are introduced. Emphasis is placed on developing a good foundation with basic and correct posture, musicality, coordination, increasing attention span, communication skills, cognitive thinking, and instilling a love for dance.

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Primary A Pre-School Dance (Age 3 – 5), Lasley Centre for the Performing Arts, Young Kids Dance Classes, Girls and Boys Learning to Dance

Primary A

Ages: 5+

Genders: Girls and Boys

Instructor(s): Carrie Rodriguez, Courtney Ritter, Lauren Lasley

Description: Primary Ballet builds on creative instruction utilizing a child’s natural curiosity in discovering movement qualities and dynamics. Introducing dance in a developmentally appropriate manner filled with fun, and effecting muscular engagement and development. School aged girls and boys continue working on movement, musicality, expression, and body awareness. Several composers and genres of music are introduced. Emphasis is placed on developing a good foundation with basic and correct technique, increasing attention span, good communication, cognitive thinking, and instilling a love for dance.

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Primary B Pre-School Dance (Age 3 – 5), Lasley Centre for the Performing Arts, Young Kids Dance Classes, Boys Learning to Dance

Primary B

Ages: 6+

Genders: Girls and Boys

Instructor(s): Carrie Rodriguez, Courtney Ritter, Lauren Lasley

Description: Primary B Ballet continues to build on the skills previously mastered and increases the movement vocabulary. Spacial and directional awareness increases, as does attention span and logical thinking. Students gain confidence and an understanding of the dynamics of movement quality. Instruction continues to be developmentally appropriate and fun-filled, with an attention on movement, musicality, expression, and body awareness. Emphasis is placed on developing a good foundation with basic and correct technique, good communication, cognitive thinking, and instilling a love for dance.

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Primary C Pre-School Dance (Age 3 – 5), Lasley Centre for the Performing Arts, Young Kids Dance Classes, Girls and Boys Learning to Dance

Primary C

Ages: 6+

Genders: Girls and Boys

Instructor(s): Carrie Rodriguez, Courtney Ritter, Lauren Lasley

Description: Primary C Ballet is the first exam prep class for the Primary levels. It expands their previous learning and classroom structure as they prepare for their National Training Exams. Exams are approached as a fun and exciting event in their training, much like any other performance.

Students begin to learn personal responsibility for their own supplies (i.e. shoes, tights, hair supplies, etc.) and learn to apply what they are learning individually both in class and at home. At this level, children will be given the opportunity to participate in national exams.

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What better way to discover the love of dance than with a free trial class?  Whether you are new to dance or new to our school, we encourage you to give us a try!

Pre-School Dance Instruction in Northern Virginia

Offering dance classes in many genres, the Lasley Centre is convenient to Prince William County (Bristow, Haymarket, Gainesville, Manassas, and Nokesville areas) and Fauquier County (Warrenton, Bealeton, Marshall, and Remington areas). We also have students who come from Culpeper and surrounding areas.