My Child Wanders in Dance Class......
Yes, this is completely normal for our younger dancers.
This is why we structure our classes to split time between tap and ballet each week.
Changing activities throughout classes helps to keep our young dancers engaged.
However, it is completely normal for them to become distracted, or wander during portions of class.
There are many things that can alter how our dancers participate.
Lack of sleep, hunger, injury, etc.
Everything has an impact.
Our instructors will work to ensure our dancers stay as engaged as possible.
We ask that you please do not enter the classroom to try and help your dancer as this is just another distraction, not only to them, but also to the entire class.
My Child is Not Participating........
Each dancer is different.
Some dancers may jump right in, while others may take several weeks to fully feel comfortable in class. This is completely normal!
We have seen dancers take up to 5-6 weeks to become a full participant in class.
Remember, everything is new to them.
They have a new space, new instructor, new friends, new music, new clothes.
This can be very overwhelming for our young dancers.
We know that some dancers may take longer to acclimate to the classroom setting.
Therefore, we encourage a minimum 2 months enrollment for class.
This time frame allows our dancers enough time to really understand the concepts in class and become more comfortable with their surroundings.