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Ballet for Kids at AQ Dance Academy

Dance, Dream, and Discover with Ballet!

Welcome to the enchanting world of ballet for kids at AQ Dance Academy, where every plié and pirouette sparks joy and growth in your child. Our children’s ballet program is tailored to introduce the magical world of dance to young learners in a nurturing and inspiring environment.

Foundations for a Lifelong Journey

Ballet isn’t just about dance; it’s a foundation for life. Starting from as young as three years old, our classes are designed to foster physical strength, coordination, and flexibility. But it’s not all about the steps and the stretches; we focus on building life skills such as discipline, concentration, and social interaction.

Why Ballet for Your Child?

Ballet helps improve posture, balance, and flexibility, encouraging overall fitness and healthy lifestyle habits from a young age.

Learning and memorizing ballet routines enhances memory, attention, and spatial awareness.

Ballet is a beautiful outlet for self-expression, allowing children to communicate feelings and stories through movement.

Classes are a great way for kids to meet peers, learn teamwork, and build friendships.

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Our Curriculum

At AQ Dance Academy, we incorporate learning with fun elements through a thematic approach for our Pre-school Ballet program for 3 to 4 year old. Core ballet techniques are introduced at this age in a fun and safe environment.

For the older children, we use the renowned Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) syllabus for our Ballet for Kids program. This world-class curriculum is designed to be child-friendly and engaging, ensuring that every student learns at a pace that’s just right for them.

Our Classical Ballet Programs

Our very popular Music And Movement classes provides our youngest students with a fun and safe environment to kick start their dancing!

With the underlying structure based on Core Ballet techniques, we constantly inject fun learning elements to ensure that structure cultivates:

  • Exposure to Different Dance Styles (Underlying Classical Ballet)
  • Body Coordination
  • Musical Rhythm Awareness
  • Spatial Awareness
  • Expression of the Body and Mind
  • Sequential Story and Theme Based Creative Movements

Each class is structured and catered towards the following:

  • Age Group – 3 to 4.5 Years Old
  • Duration – 45 Mins Per Class (Once a Week Schedule)
  • Two Dance Instructors will be in every Class to ensure optimal learning experience

Please feel free to request for our SCHEDULE or SEND US AN INQUIRY for more details!

AQ Dance incorporates the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Grades of Pre Primary and Primary classes syllabus and delivers core Classical Ballet foundations into every class. Our experienced Dance Instructors will be working with the students through fun and engaging lessons. Students strive and achieve the RAD Certification at the end of each Grade through the Annual Examinations.

The Pre Primary and Primary classes will cultivate:

  • Basic Knowledge of Classical Ballet Posture, Positioning and Terminology
  • Controlled Movements
  • Spatial Awareness
  • Basic Musical Phrasing and Rhythmical Awareness
  • Globally Recognised Certification upon completion of the Annual Examinations

Each class is structured and catered towards the following:

  • Age Group – 5 to 6 Years Old
  • Duration for Pre Primary Grade – 45 Mins Per Class (Once a Week Schedule)
  • Duration for Primary Grade – 60 Mins Per Class (Once a Week Schedule)
  • Students come Twice a Week when coaching starts for the Annual Examinations
  • Two Dance Instructors will be in every Class to ensure optimal learning experience

Please feel free to request for our SCHEDULE or SEND US AN INQUIRY for more details!

AQ Dance incorporates the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Grades of One (1) through to Five (5) syllabus and delivers more technical aspects into every class. Our experienced Dance Instructors will be working with the students through a conducive environment. Students start to strengthen their core muscles and build Classical Ballet techniques. They also achieve the RAD Certification at the end of each Grade through the Annual Examinations. 

The Grade One (1) to Five (5) classes will cultivate:

  • Strong Classical Ballet Posture
  • Increased Body Coordination and Awareness
  • Increased Spatial Awareness
  • Better Appreciation of Musical Rhythm and Tempo
  • Poise, Grace and Self Confidence
  • Globally Recognised Certification upon completion of the Annual Examinations

Each class is structured and catered towards the following:

  • Age Group – 7 Years Old and Above
  • Duration for Grade 1 and 2 – 60 Mins Per Class (Twice a Week Schedule)
  • Duration for Grade 3 and Grade 4 – 75 Mins Per Class (Twice a Week Schedule)
  • Duration for Grade 5 – 90 Mins Per Class (Twice a Week Schedule)

Please feel free to request for our SCHEDULE or SEND US AN INQUIRY for more details!

AQ Dance incorporates the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Grades of Six (6) through to Eight (8) syllabus into every class. The gradual continuation promotes the emphasis and strengthening of the technical ability of the students. There will be a greater focus on the Technical Performance and Artistry of Ballet. They also achieve the RAD Certification at the end of each Grade through the Annual Examinations.

The Grade Six (6) to Eight (8) classes will cultivate:

  • Stronger Technical Ability, including Posture, Line and Overall Coordination
  • Better Understanding of Performance Quality and Artistry
  • Better Understanding of Musical Phrasing, Tempo and Rhythm
  • Ability to Focus on finer Ballet details

Each class is structured and catered towards the following:

  • Age Group – 11 Years Old and Above
  • Duration – 90 Mins Per Class (Twice a Week Schedule)

Please feel free to request for our SCHEDULE or SEND US AN INQUIRY for more details!

AQ Dance incorporates the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Vocational syllabus into every class. The Vocational Grades provides Pre-Professional training for senior students who are keen to progress into their Classical Ballet training. They also achieve the RAD Certification at the end of each Grade through the Annual and Biannual Examinations. 

The Vocational Grades classes will cultivate:

  • In Depth Knowledge for Classical Ballet Techniques
  • Stronger muscular control
  • Strong Appreciation for Greater Variety of Musical Phrasing, Rhythm and Tempo
  • Greater Attention to Details for Technique, Performance Quality and Artistry
  • Pointe Work
  • Repertoire

Each class is structured and catered towards the following:

  • Age Group – 11 Years Old and Above
  • Duration for Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate – 90 Mins Per Class (Twice a Week Schedule)
  • Duration for Advanced Foundation and Advanced One (1) – 105 Mins Per Class (Twice a Week Schedule)
  • Duration for Advanced Two (2) – 120 Mins Per Class (Twice a Week Schedule)

Please feel free to request for our SCHEDULE or SEND US AN INQUIRY for more details!

AQ Dance provides Private Lessons on a One-To-One coaching basis and are tailored for individual student’s needs and attention. Our Senior Dance Instructors will be conducting these sessions and it is subjected to very limited time availability.

These include individual coaching sessions for:

  • Preparation for various Dance Exams
  • Preparation for Solo Exams (RAD Solo Awards, CSTD Dorothy Gladstone Award, etc)
  • Choreography and Preparation Work for Competitions and Auditions

Please feel free to request for our SCHEDULE or SEND US AN INQUIRY for more details!

Our Instructors

At AQ Dance Academy, your child’s ballet journey is guided by our exceptional faculty, led by Principal Josephine Wang, whose expertise as a RAD examiner enriches our Ballet for Kids program, ensuring a foundation of excellence from the very first step. Our instructors are RAD-qualified and have a wealth of experience working with children. They are dedicated to creating a positive and supportive atmosphere where every child can feel safe to explore and learn.

Performances and Examinations

As part of our program, children will have the opportunity to participate in performances, which are wonderful occasions for them to showcase their newfound skills and gain confidence. For those interested, we also offer preparation for RAD examinations, a rewarding experience that recognizes their hard work and progress.

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Join Us!

Ballet is a wonderful chapter in a child’s journey of growth and discovery. At AQ Dance Academy, we’re here to guide your child every step of the way. Whether they’re aspiring to be the next ballet star or simply looking for a fun and educational activity, we welcome you to join our family. Let your child’s ballet adventure begin today!