OCTOBER NEWSLETTER!

The October Newsletter is in your email inbox LTD Family!

Be sure to have a read through, as it is packed full of important and exciting details from Bring-A-Friend Week to brand new LTD merchandise along with an introduction to our newest faculty member!

SHiNE DANCE FITNESS FUNDRAISER CLASS

We are hosting a one-time Adult SHiNE Dance Fitness™ class by-donation as a fundraiser to support our students who are performing at Disneyland! 💖

Date: Thursday September 28th, 2023

Time: 7:30 to 8:30pm

Location: Shawnigan Lake Community Centre Gym

Suggested Donation: $20 – Any donation amount is welcome!

SIGN UP NOW to reserve your spot! Donations will be accepted at the door by cash or etransfer.

More about SHiNE:

SHiNE Dance Fitness™ brings original routines to life using hit music and choreography for all-abilities. Rooted in jazz, ballet, and hip-hop, this workout gives you a creative outlet to escape from daily stress. Each class includes the perfect balance of high cardio and toning to ensure you receive a full-body workout with real results. SHiNE is a mood-lifting experience that leaves you feeling capable, confident, and connected to a supportive community. Adults 18+

This is a popular class that has been a huge hit at LT Dance Studio, with our current session full with a waitlist! This is an excellent opportunity to try it out, have some fun and support our young dancers while doing so. Check out the links below for a sneak peek into a SHiNE Dance Fitness class!

FUN Dance Workout Routine

High Cardio Dance Routine

We hope to see you there!

ORANGE SHIRT WEEK

Orange Shirt Day is an Indigenous-led commemorative day that honours the children and families who survived Residential Schools and remembers those who did not. It celebrates resilience and affirms a commitment that every child matters, a message that is very important to us at LT Dance Studio. 

Students are welcome to wear an orange shirt to all classes the week of Friday, September 22nd to Thursday, September 28th. There will be no classes Friday, September 29th to Monday, October 2nd as we show our respects.

SEASON 11 BEGINS TODAY!

It’s here LTD Community! Our first day of Season 11, we can’t wait to see you in class!

Please have a read through our Season 11 Studio Handbook and the Welcome Email/September Newsletter that was sent to your inbox. It contains important and exciting information along with answers to our families’ most frequently asked questions.

If we can assist you with anything else, please reach out to us via email or phone and we will be happy to help!

If you’d still like to join us for an amazing season in the many programs we offer, it’s not too late to register!

SEASON 11 BEGINS TOMORROW!

With outstanding registration numbers, a new logo, our first International Dance Trip and a new decade ahead of us, we know that Season 11 will be one to remember. We can’t wait to open our studio doors tomorrow to all of our new and returning dancers and their families!

It’s not too late to register! LOG IN to your Parent Portal or CREATE AN ACCOUNT with us to browse the many classes and programs we offer for all ages. If a class you are interested in registering for is full, please add yourself to the waitlist.

If you would like to connect with us for a class consultation, please email us at ltdancestudios@gmail.com or call us at 250-661-1767 and our friendly office staff will be happy to assist you.

Registered families, be sure to check your email for our Welcome Email & September Newsletter!

PROGRAM FEATURE: ADULT CLASSES!

We’re counting down the days until Season 11 with features on the many dance styles we offer!

Our adult classes run in 8-week sessions. We rotate through several dance genres throughout our season. Our current offerings include:

SHiNE DANCE FITNESS
SHiNE Dance Fitness™ brings original routines to life using hit music and choreography for all-abilities. Rooted in jazz, ballet, and hip-hop, this workout gives you a creative outlet to escape from daily stress. Each class includes the perfect balance of high cardio and toning to ensure you receive a full-body workout with real results. SHiNE is a mood-lifting experience that leaves you feeling capable, confident, and connected to a supportive community.

ADULT BALLET
LT Dance Studio’s knowledgable instructors guide you to achieve greatness through constant encouragement while maintaining a positive and relaxed environment for those who just wish to destress, try something new or bring back an old memory. LT Dance Studio’s Ballet curriculum maintains a high standard through implementing the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Syllabus in a supportive class environment. 

We love feedback, if there are programs you wish to see being offered at LT Dance Studio, let us know!

With classes for ages 18+, JOIN US for a session of Adult Programs!

PROGRAM FEATURE: LITTLE TOTS!

We’re counting down the days until Season 11 with features on the many dance styles we offer! Our Little Tot classes run in 8-week sessions. Little Tots who participate in third session of the season are given an opportunity to join our final “Performance Session”.  Our Performance Session begins at the end of April/beginning of May and prepares our Little Tots for their performance in our June recital.

TOT & ME
Bond with your little one and build relationships with other caregivers in this creative, explorative dance class. Tots will explore creative dance concepts learning body awareness, recognition of shapes, counting, numbers, colours, music and emotions.

BEATS & TWIRLS 
Little Tots get the best of both worlds with this exciting Ballet/Hip Hop combo session! The first four classes are an introduction to Ballet followed by four classes of Hip Hop exploration. – Not applicable for Performance Session

LITTLE TOTS BALLET 
Little Tots indulge in the enchanting practice of Ballet while developing foundational technique, acute body awareness, imagery in movement, classroom etiquette, personal independence, self-confidence and so much more!

LITTLE TOTS HIP HOP 
Little Tots live it up in dance class while developing foundational grooves, imperative body shapes, awareness of beats and counts, classroom etiquette, personal independence, self-confidence and so much more!

LITTLE TOTS ACRO
Following the ADTA’s KinderAcro Program, our students develop strong foundational skills, knowledge base and appreciation of AcroDance in a safe, challenging and very fun environment! Little Tots develop gross and fine-motor skills and control. They learn introductory Acro body shapes and tricks while developing kinaesthetic awareness. At the same time, children will learn how to be in a class and develop their focus, listening and co-operative skills.

With classes for ages 1 – 5, JOIN US for a session of Little Tots Programs!

STYLE FEATURE: TAP!

We’re counting down the days until Season 11 with features on the many dance styles we offer!

LT Dance Studio’s Tap curriculum maintains a high standard through implementing the Associated Dance Arts for Professional Teachers (ADAPT) Syllabus in a supportive class environment. Petite students benefit from the implementation of creative, explorational learning concepts that ensure a joyful learning experience.

With classes for ages 6 – 18, JOIN US for a season of Tap Dance!

STYLE FEATURE: JAZZ!

We’re counting down the days until Season 11 with features on the many dance styles we offer!

LT Dance Studio’s Jazz curriculum maintains a high standard through implementing the Associated Dance Arts for Professional Teachers (ADAPT) Syllabus in a supportive class environment.

Students develop strong, traditional Jazz technique alongside choreography that encompasses Street Jazz, Commercial Jazz and Jazz funk. Elements of Acro dance may be integrated.

With classes for ages 6 – 18, JOIN US for a season of Jazz Dance!

STYLE FEATURE: HIP HOP!

We’re counting down the days until Season 11 with features on the many dance styles we offer!

Students explore the history of Hip Hop culture and the origins of Hip Hop as a Street Dance style; working through imperative groove foundations and fundamentals, old school and new school social dances and dynamic choreography. LT Dance Studio is committed to providing an authentic Hip Hop dance curriculum that honours and pays tribute to the routes of Street Dance and Hip Hop culture.

With classes for ages 3 – 18, JOIN US for a season of Hip Hop Dance!