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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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What it means to be a not for profit

Ballerinas

Pure Energy Dance Foundation is a not for profit studio. You’ll hear us say it in advertisements, in meeting and on our social media accounts. So what does nonprofit mean? To the Government of Alberta: “Non-profit companies are formed to promote art, science, religions, charity or other similar endeavours, or they may be formed solely for the purpose of promoting recreation for their members” (www.servicealberta.gov.ab.ca/714.cfm). To become a registered not-for-profit in Alberta, we filed documents that included a declaration…

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Tech and Stretch

tech and stretch

Tech and stretch is a class designed to strengthen the body, foster the development of flexibility, improve alignment and to further support the students’ dance training.  This class focuses on strengthening the body for the rigors of dance, however also provides a great workout for those seeking additional physical activity for their child. Ready to sign up? Click here!

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2017 – 2018 Season

Join in the fun for our 9th season! Want to try dance? We are excited to offer a full Recreational and Competitive program age 2 – adult starting at $45.00 a month. For more information send us an email to info@pureenergydancefoundation.com or give us a call at 403.250.1209

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Broadway Connections Master Class – Musical Theatre

Broadway-Mask

Join us for a Broadway Connections Master Class on Saturday August 19th from 10:00am – 12:00pm taught by performers from Phantom of the Opera. Cost $40.00 Register by emailing the studio prior to August 1st Tickets can be purchased by clicking the link below: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/broadway-connections-master-class-musical-theatre-tickets-33667196491 Dancers will be split into two levels to be determined based on registration.

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New Adult Classes

Starting June 5th, Pure Energy Dance will be offering adult Barre fitness classes. Join us every Monday throughout June from 6:15 – 7:15 for only $10 a class! New to Barre: This class combines strengthening exercises from ballet, yoga and Pilates to tone, lengthen and shape your muscles. Come dressed in comfortable work-out clothes, with your hair pulled up and secured.  Bare feet are required for this class.   Hope to see you there!

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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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