New dance classes in Wimbledon
The girls and boys of Wimbledon will soon be pirouetting with the West
London Dance Academy, when it launches a new branch of the school in
The school, which currently teaches 300 children in Chiswick,
Ealing, Fulham and Notting Hill will be starting Saturday afternoon classes
for children teaching Ballet, Boys' Ballet and Tap dance.
The classes will
take place from April 30 in the Mansel Road Centre, Trinity United Reform Church, Mansel
Road, Wimbledon, SW19 4AA.
The school follows the IDTA syllabus and places particular emphasis on
maximising a child's confidence, co-ordination, self esteem and self
Whilst the main objective is of enjoyment and fun, children who
demonstrate a desire and talent to pursue a professional dance career are
identified and supported accordingly. Current pupils have successfully
auditioned with the London Children's Ballet, and vocational dance schools.
Whilst the classes cater for both girls and boys, the boys' ballet class
(from age 5 years) was originally launched in the Chiswick branch in September
2006 and is now an important class within the school branches.
found that many musical and sporty boys wanted to attend ballet classes, but
were daunted at the prospect of being the only boy in a room full of pink
ballerinas. The class is not designed to segregate boys and girls, but
actually to encourage boys to take up ballet in the first place. They can
then experience the positive aspects of ballet for themselves and realise
the many benefits including how complimentary ballet is to sport.
For more information, visit www.westlondondanceacademy.com. Tel: 0208-994-0349, email email@example.com.
April 4, 2011