Drexel Hill Creative Movement Lessons (Old Page)

Overview

Creative movement classes in Drexel Hill at Napoli School of Music and Dance are broken into levels by age group:

Creative Movement 1: Ages 3-5

Ages 3-5 is an introduction to dance. The primary goal is to foster a love of movement. The creative component is quite large and several fun or special activities happen in each class. For example, a scarf or flag dance at the end can facilitate the dancer’s own physical expression. Taking part in dancing out a narrative helps our students to understand that dancing is about expression. It is a means of communicating feelings and actions. Of course it also means having fun and making new friends in the class. The vocabulary covered in the Creative Movement 1 are all steps which a 3 year old can master and helps them build self-confidence. The vernacular is also set up to prepare the students for Creative Movement 2.

Creative Movement 2: Ages 4 ½-5 ½

Ages 4 ½ – 5 ½ cover a basis of movement found in all dance forms. The goals included in Creative Movement 2 are to foster creativity, freedom and expression in movement and to help the kids gain an affinity and a love for dance. The class includes concepts that are found in an older child’s dance class. The concepts will prepare the students for the following year when they graduate to Ballet, Jazz or Tap. By the end of the year the students will be able to dance independently of the teacher and memorize simple exercises and sequences.

Creative movement students will learn a variety of techniques during a year of lessons, including first position, second position, third position, plie eleve, tendue, chasee, portebra, first position portebra, tip toe turns, and grande jete.

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