Progressive Courses

Are you a total beginner nervous about picking up choreography in a drop-in dance class? Or maybe you’re an experienced dancer looking to work on a different style of dance? Our Progressive Courses are perfect for first-time dancers with no experience, or experienced dancers looking to learn/hone a new style! These courses are designed to give you confidence, as well as foundational and technical knowledge to help you better pick up and execute choreography in various styles. You’ll be joined by other like-minded individuals – a great way to learn together in a safe and judgement-free environment while making new friends! 

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • Learn foundational dance steps in each style
  • Improve coordination and technical skills
  • Learn methods to help you pick up and execute choreography for drop-in classes
  • Build confidence in yourself, while learning in a fun, supportive, and relaxed environment
  • Receive friendly advice and feedback throughout the course

UPCOMING COURSES :

K-POP PROGRESSIVE – 6 WEEKS

LEARN THE CHOREO TO “NO MORE DREAM” BY BTS
BEGINNER COURSE: SATURDAYS| SEP 19 – OCT 24 | 6:15 – 7:15 PM | WITH ZOMI

Learn choreography from your favourite K-Pop artists! Our instructors will break down a minute of the dance step by step so you can learn in detail over the course. Instructors will provide foundational dance training, choreography, constructive feedback, and ongoing support in learning the choreography so you feel confident and have fun, too! In the last session of the course, we will film the group performing the choreography learned in our studio! This is a great opportunity to grow your skills as a dancer, meet new friends, and learn K-Pop choreography with other K-Pop fans!

Please note: Formations will be adjusted to allow for safe physical distancing.

INTRO TO HIP HOP – 4 WEEKS

BEGINNER COURSE: SUNDAYS | SEP 20 – OCT 18 | 4:00 – 5:00 PM | WITH CAROLIN

Improve your coordination, build confidence, learn the history, and get a great workout with our Intro to Hip Hop course! This course is designed for those with very little or absolutely no experience in Hip Hop. Each class begins with a warm up, progresses on to skills development, then concludes with choreography skills. This course will keep you moving and grooving to build your confidence for choreography drop-in classes.

*Please note: no class on Sunday Oct 11.

INTRO TO JAZZ TECHNIQUE – 4 WEEKS

BEGINNER COURSE: SUNDAYS | SEP 20 – OCT 18 | 10:45 – 11:45 AM | WITH SIDNEY

Looking to develop your jazz technique and build foundations for leaps and turns? Join Sidney Mcilroy for a new progressive course for beginner dancers!

In this 4-week course, you will learn fundamental skills and jazz technique that you can apply to various styles of commercial dance (i.e. heels, jazz funk, fusion, etc). We will focus on stretch & strength, flexibility, conditioning, jumps, turns, and jazz choreography.

Each class will be 1 hour long and starts with 20 minutes of conditioning followed by 40 minutes of skill development.

*Please note: no class on Sunday Oct 11.

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NOTES:

  • NO refunds will be given after the course begins.
  • You cannot join a course after it’s begun or drop into a course session. Please check this page regularly for new and updated course dates.
  • There are no credits or refunds for missed classes.
  • If House of Eights cancels a class for any reason (weather, instructor illness, etc) a make-up class will be offered.
  • House of Eights may cancel a course before it begins due to low registration. You will be notified the day prior to the course beginning if a session is cancelled, and will receive a refund.

CONTINUE YOUR JOURNEY AND JUMP IN TO DROP-IN CLASSES

If you loved our courses, why not keep going? Challenge yourself in our drop-in classes where you can work on different choreography each class!  Check out our drop-in schedule here.