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FREE CLASS DAY FOR AGES 3 – 6

Wednesday May 31st, 2017 from 5:30pm – 6:15pm Free class for children ages 3 – 6, no experience necessary!   Who choose Pure Energy Dance Foundation? We are a 100% not-for-profit studio run by a board of volunteers, so our focus is right where it belongs – on the dancers! Need help paying for fees? We will help you apply for grants, and provide opportunities to work Bingo or Flames events and earn $40 – $65 per event!  …

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2016 Pure Energy Dance Foundation Recital: A Moment in Time

2016 Recital – A

Tickets for the 2016 Pure Energy Dance Foundation Recital are on sale.  All tickets sales will be done online this year and can be purchased by clicking the link below: https://bertchurchlivetheatre.ticketpro.ca/?lang=en&server=ww2&aff=bct#achat_BCT26FS16 Tickets are $20 and every person must have their own ticket including babies.  Please make sure that everyone in attendance is able to sit through the entire show.  Personal entertainment items for younger children can not be in use during the performance as the glow is distracting to…

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Fort McMurray Dance Donations – Thank You!

Fort McMurray Dance Donations – Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who donated money for the MacDonald Island Dance Academy from Fort McMurray  With your help we were able to purchase the Tap, Jazz, and 1/2 soles that their dancers needed to be able to compete this weekend! In addition to giving us 40% off all of our purchases for the Fort McMurray dancers the owner of Lysyds is going to matched our parent raised donation of $1000. We thank all of our parents and Lasyds…

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Competition Attendance Rule

Competition Attendance Rule

Competition Policy: Being a competitive dancer requires a lot of commitment.  Teachers and fellow students rely on everyone showing up and being prepared to work in classes and extra rehearsals. The Competition Attendance Rule: Attendance at all events and rehearsals are compulsory unless otherwise stated.  If the dancer and/or parents are not in attendance, the dancer may be removed from competition/performance at no cost to the studio.  This attendance rule will be referred to where it applies. If teachers…

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Fundraising Activities

Fundraising Activities

Cash Calendar Tickets are now on Sale until October 26. 1 ticket for $10.00 gives you a chance to win $20.00 each week day of November or $50 on each Saturday or $100 on each Sunday or $1,000 on November 30! New this year we will be doing a draw for 2 tickets to anywhere West Jet Flies on October 31. Contact the studio at info@pureenergydancefoundation.com for your ticket. Crafters It’s time to start thinking about the Christmas craft…

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Acro

Acro Back Bend from Splits

Is your child an avid cartwheeler? Do they love to be upside down? 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. It’s meant to be a complimentary activity to our dance training rather than a tumbling or gymnastics class. It is only involved in competitions or the year-end recital by special invitation by the Artistic Director. Invitations are sent in…

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Hip Hop

Hip hop hand stand

Hip Hop Whether your child is dying to rock the floor and show off their mad style or they want to dance without the formal attire or technical pre-requisites; Hip Hop dance is powerful and electrifying. Students will learn about the history, music, culture, and styles that make it one of the most popular genres of today. It activates individuality, allowing each student the opportunity to exhibit their uniqueness and personal style. They are encouraged to let their voice…

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Contemporary

contemporary jump

Contemporary Contemporary dance is a creative style of expressive dance. Which combines elements of several dance styles including modern, jazz, lyrical, and classical ballet. Contemporary dance stresses versatility and improvisation, unlike the strict, structured nature of ballet. Contemporary dancers focus on floorwork, using gravity to pull them down to the floor. This dance genre is often done in bare feet. Contemporary dance can be performed to many different styles of music. Learn more about acro here. Click here and…

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Lyrical

Our lyrical photoshoot

Lyrical Got drama and angst? 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. Competitive dancers must be enrolled in a Technical Jazz class to compete in Lyrical Learn more about lyrical here and here for an example. Ready to sign up? Click here!

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Tap

tap

Tap This dance has the transformative power to make the body a dynamic sound machine. Each week when your child puts on their special dance shoes they will feel a lively beat bubble and boil within them. As tap dancers, they will live, breathe, feel and experience the playfulness, creativity and wonder that comes from making music. Students will develop a deep understanding of phrasing and musical form, improve rhythm and co-ordination and have a tremendously loud amount of…

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