Kreative Kidz® (3-5 yrs)

Day of the week: Saturday
Duration: September 7th, 2024 until December 14th, 2024
Time: 9:15 AM until 9:45 AM
Age: 3 years to 5 years
Spots Remaining: 7
Price: $260.00

Are you seeking a non-competitive studio where fun, fitness, and a love of dance are the top priority?

At J'Adore Dance our sessional Kreative Kidz® program features a combination of Ballet, Jazz and Creative Movement for ages 3-13 have been expertly programmed by artistic director Chantel Sampson (BEd, PAHC, AFLCA, PPNF).  All of our classes are taught by highly trained instructors who have certified in JDance®  (The foundational program for the Kreative Kidz® Curriculum) and have a solid foundation in both dance technique and best teaching practices.

Our program focuses on Anne Green Gilbert’s BrainDance research and her teachings on conceptual dance education, providing a strong foundation where new dance concepts will be explored monthly. Creative dance, imagination, and expression are combined with developmentally appropriate movement, music, and ballet and jazz technique to create a class that is fun for all!

Dance is more than a series of steps. Our programs use a holistic approach that provides our young dancers with a brain compatible learning environment. Our conceptual approach to dance education ensures our students move with purpose on the dance floor and through life. Our goal is to shape each student into a Holistic Dancer who is a:

  • Skilled Technician
  • Critical Thinker
  • Successful Collaborator
  • Inventive Creator
  • Effective Communicator

ATTIRE:

  • Comfortable clothing eg. leggings and a t-shirt). They are welcome to wear a leotard and ballet skirt but it is not mandatory!
  • ballet/jazz shoes or grippy socks
  • Hair pulled back
  • Water bottle

Cinch Sacs/Prop Bags

For health and safety, we are no longer allowed to have prop sharing in our classes. The use of props is integral to our programming. We have worked with our suppliers to bring in enough props to make individual student bags. Prop bags will come in their own J’Adore branded cinch sac labelled with your child's name and will include the items listed below. Prop bags will be available for purchase at the time of registration and will be waiting for your child on the first day of their class. Prop bags will be sold for $30+GST.

  • 2 jingle bells
  • 2 dancing scarves
  • 1 ribbon wand
  • 2 rhythm sticks
  • 1 bean bag
  • 2 egg shakers
  • Hand sanitizer

Registrations can be completed online or in person at the studio or over the phone (provided you already have an account with J'Adore Dance). Payment must be received at the time of registration. 

Prorating: Prorating class registration fees will not begin until week 5 of the session. Registering for a class before week 5, you are eligible for 3 make-ups to be used in any of our sessional programming within the current session. Please note that prorated classes and make-up classes are subject to availability. 


Registrations cancelled before the first class are subject to a $25+GST administrative fee. No refunds will be issued after the start date of the class, however, we will issue credit (minus the $25+GST administrative fee) valid for 12 months from the start date of the canceled program if the registration is canceled before the third class of the session. No refunds or credit will be granted after the start of the third class other than for serious illness or injury with medical documentation provided. Cancellation requests must be received in writing (info@jadoredance.com) and can only be processed by management. Credits are non-transferable and non-refundable. 

Jilly

Instructor

Jilly has been dancing for 13 years and is looking forward to continuing to take after her mom, her mentor. Jilly has danced for many studios including Cloverdale Community League, For the Love of Dance, Scoil Rince Clannad, Monsignor Fee Otterson School, and is currently dancing at J'Adore Dance under the Youth Performance Program. Jilly is grateful that she has had many opportunities to dance in events such as the Festival of Trees, Heritage Days, St. Patrick's Day shows, and halftime shows for the Edmonton Oil Kings and Edmonton Stingers. Jilly competed in Irish Dance and won the first Feis Award when she was only 6 years old. Jillian has danced Irish, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary and her favourite, Tap. Jilly has danced under Ms. Chantel, Ms. Jenna, Ms. Bridget, and Michael and Tara Toal. Jilly loves to be on as many sports teams as she can, including soccer and basketball, as well as track and field events including 800m, 1500m, and Triple Jump. She enjoys being a member of a team because she can encourage and assist others in achieving their goals. Her Glee Club has won many awards including First Place in Provincials and Nationals. Jilly began he teaching path as a junior class assistant 7 years ago and successfully completed the Internship program last year. She is excited to get to work along side her mom as well as taking on her own classes this year as she continues her education in Culinary Arts at NAIT. Jilly can't wait to share her passion for the arts with her young dancers. 

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