RECREATIONAL

Recreational Program

At BTS Dance Corp. we pride ourselves on our Recreational Program. Our C.D.T.A. certified teaching staff facilitate dancers to reach their personal goals and create memories for years to come. BTS Dance Corp. dancers are very involved in community activities throughout the season, including The Christmas Parade, The Lion’s Christmas Telethon, BTS Community Christmas Shows, The Downtown Christmas Walk, and Canada Day Performances to name a few. We always end the dance season highlighting all their hard work in our Annual Recital Showcase, a do not miss show that is always sure to entertain. For a specific list of classes and when they are being offered, please refer to the “Schedule”. 


Ballet

Our studio provides varying levels of ballet to cater to each dancers strengths and abilities. These levels range from Primary Ballet/ Pre Ballet, Grade 1 Ballet, Grade 2 Ballet, Grade 3 Ballet, Grade 4 Ballet, Grade 5 Ballet, to Intermediate/Advanced Freestyle Ballet, Intermediate Ballet, and  Advanced Ballet.
 
For ages 4 and up, we offer numerous Ballet classes designed to build your child’s confidence, posture, coordination, and flexibility, all the while nurturing a joy of dance. Dancers will study the C.D.T.A. Syllabus and excel through Dance Exams offered every June.


Pointe

Pointe Grade 4/5, Intermediate Pointe, and Advanced Pointe.
 
Dancers who have previous Ballet experience and have reached their Ballet technique requirements may enroll in Pointe. Pointe is the part of classical ballet technique that concerns pointe work. This is a style in which a ballet dancer supports all their body weight on the tips of fully extended feet within pointe shoes.
 

Tap


Junior Recreational Tap, Grade 1 Tap, Grade 2 Tap, Grade 3 Tap, Grade 4 Tap, Grade 5 Tap, Intermediate Tap, and Senior Tap.

For dancers 6 and up, Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. Dancers will learn rhythm and musicality as they study the C.D.T.A. Syllabus and excel through Dance Exams offered every June.

Hip Hop

Pre Hip Hop, Junior Hip Hop 1, Junior A Hip Hop, Intermediate/Teen Hip Hop, Intermediate Hip Hop, and Senior Hip Hop.

For ages 5 and up, Hip Hop dance refers to street styles primarily performed to Hip Hop music or those that have evolved as part of Hip Hop culture. Hip Hop includes a wide range of styles which will be studied throughout our numerous classes.
 

Wee Program

Wee School

A half day program for two to four year old children. This morning program includes introductory dance, gymnastics, music appreciation, and crafts and games.  WEE school is a perfect way to introduce dance and the arts to the stars of tomorrow. Class is held every Wednesday from 9 am to 12 noon and is run in 10 week sessions.
 

Wee Class

A introductory dance class offered on Saturdays at 9:15 am to 10 am and again at 10:00 am to 10:45 am due to popular demand! This class introduces basic dance steps, and a development of flexibility and rhythm. This class runs along with our regular fall classes from September to May.


Pre Combo

Pre Combo 1 and Pre Combo 2

Pre Combo is a fun introduction to Ballet, Tap, and Jazz. This combo class has been very popular and a great way to introduce dance to any child. Classes will focus on coordination, flexibility, and development of good musicality, which teaches the dancers discipline and creative movement.
 

Jazz

Junior Recreational Jazz, Intermediate Recreational Jazz, and Senior Jazz.

For ages 6 and up, these high-energy classes focus on jazz technique through exercises across the floor and style through centre combinations and dances. All choreography done to fun, exciting, and popular music.

Lyrical

Junior Lyrical, Intermediate Lyrical, and Senior Lyrical.

Lyrical dance is a style created by merging ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance techniques. Dancers will study performing to music with lyrics that inspire movements to express strong emotions. Previous experience in ballet on simultaneous enrolment in Ballet is recommended.  

Acrobatic Dance

Acro 1, Acro 2, and Acro 3


Acrobatic dance is a style that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. Dancers will learn new skills and gain strength and flexibility while also gaining confidence and pride. 

Adult Classes

Adult Ballet, Adult Tap, Adult Hip hop/Jazz combo, and Adult beginner Social Dance. 
 
You are never too old to start something new! Our adult dance classes are designed for all levels and abilities. Dancers will study basic technique as well as learn combinations and have a great time! These classes run throughout the year and are offered in 10 week sessions.