2018 Competition Dates

2018 Competition Dates: At our AGM in September we voted to attend 4 competition for our 2017/2018 competition season. Danceworks – Red Deer March 30 – 31 Sparkle – Olds April 13 – 15 Class Acts – Calgary April 28 – 30 Dance Rage – Camrose May 10 – 13   Hotel information TBA We are working on getting great group deals for our out of town competitions.  Check back for details soon!

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Dance Classes Aren’t Just For Kids!

Dance can help you lose weight, tone your muscles, boost your energy and is a great way to get active! Dance uses your whole body – arms, core, legs, bums! Looking for a great workout?! We’ve got Stretch and Fit, and Yoga! Looking for something more artistic? Try contemporary or tap! All classes will be taught based on the level of the dancers in the room at the time. So beginners – don’t be afraid to come to class!…

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Watching Dancers Grow

The studio is currently undergoing an expansion to double our space. As we push forward into the next chapter of our studio, we’ve also taken time to look back. Pure Energy Dance Foundation was lucky enough to take over for an existing studio 9 years ago, and develop Calgary’s first fully not-for-profit studio. So many of our amazing families have stayed with us through it all, and we’ve been so happy to watch these dancers grow. They’ve grown as…

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Recreational Dance Schedule!

Discover dance with our all-new recreational dance program for ages 3 all the way to adult starting at only $45.00 a month. Ages 3 – 4 Tiny Toes: Wednesday 5:15 – 6:15pm or Saturdays 9:30 – 10:15am Ages 5 -6 Happy Feet: Wednesday 6:15 – 7:15pm or Saturdays 10:15 – 11:00am Ages 7 + Rec Hip Hop: Thursdays 6:15 – 7:15pm or Saturdays 12:00 – 1:00pm Rec Jazz: Tuesdays 6:15 – 7:15pm or Saturday 11:00am – 12:00pm Rec Contemporary: Tuesdays…

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Acro

Acro Back Bend from Splits

Acro Dance is a physically demanding activity that combines dance technique with acrobatic elements and is great for students looking to enhance their agility, flexibility, & strength.  This class is an important part of our competitive dancers training program, but is also great for children looking for a weekly physically demanding activity that increasing strength and confident. Ready to sign up? Click here!

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Contemporary

contemporary jump

Contemporary dance is a creative style of expressive dance which combines elements of several dance styles including modern, jazz, lyrical, and classical ballet.  This style of dance stresses versatility and improvisation, unlike the strict, structured nature of ballet. Contemporary dancers focus on floorwork, using gravity as a tool to move their bodies. Ready to sign up? Click here!

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Lyrical

Our lyrical photoshoot

This choreography-based class is for elementary and higher level dancers who want to give voice to their feelings, passion and emotion. Lyrical dance incorporates jazz, ballet and modern dance techniques and is known for its expressiveness and musicality. Ready to sign up? Click here!

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Tap

tap

Once your dancer starts tapping, they won’t want to stop!  This style of dances put the dancer in control of the rhythm and beat.  Classes begin by teaching the basic step to help develop a foundation that leads to a deep understanding of phrasing, rhythm and co-ordination. Ready to sign up? Click here!

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Jazz

jazz jump

Jazz dance is a energetic class that helps increase flexibility, strength, control, musicality and confidence.  Dancers will learn various styles of jazz to help develop a well-rounded foundation for increasingly more complex and intricate work.  This class includes a warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor work and combinations.   Ready to sign up? Click here

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Pointe

pointe photoshoot

For intermediate to advanced level students.  Being fitted for your first pair of pointe shoes is often the highlight of many dancers careers.  This class includes barre and centre work to strengthen the feet and ankles, learn placement, and increase flexibility as they develop pointe work skills. (Note: Students will not begin pointe work without the approval of the artistic director to ensure safety and appropriate development.) Ready to sign up? Click here!

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Ballet

ballet photoshoot

The foundation of all dance technique begins with ballet.  Learn to stand with confidence, move with precision and develop accurate posture and alignment gaining poise, grace, confidence and strength.  Ballet also teaches commitment, determination and body awareness.  Classes are available for both recreational and competitive dancers, ages 6+. Ready to sign up? Click here!

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Happy Feet

ballet shoes happy feet class

For ages 4-5, our Happy Feet class begins to explore basic ballet and tap movement with a special emphasis on interactive movement games, imaginative mimes, singing and story telling. Classes are 45 minutes once a week.  This class is perfect for children who are ready or almost-ready to start school, and gives them a perfect opportunity to socialize, follow directions and learn how to be part of a team.   Ready to register? Click here.  

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Tiny Toes

tiny toes ballet photoshoot

For ages 3-4, our tiny toes class is full of fun and is a great way to introduce dance and music into your child’s life.  The class provides and important opportunity to socialize and helps prepare children to start school.  Watch your child gallop, skip, spin and jump with a huge smile on their face where every class is a journey brimming with excitement, exploration and learning. Along the way, our dancers improve co-ordination and musicality, develop new skills,…

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Hip Hop

Rec Hip Hop head Stand

Whether your child is dying to rock the floor and show off their mad style or they want an opportunity to dance without the formal attire; Hip Hop dance is powerful and electrifying. Students will learn about the history, music, culture, and styles that makes Hip Hop one of the most popular styles today. This class helps develop individuality by allowing each student the opportunity to exhibit their uniqueness and personal style. They are encouraged to let their voice…

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