Modern Dance Classes

Suitable for 4 years +

Express yourself with our Modern Dance Classes in Banstead

At Banstead Academy of Performing Arts we follow the Modern syllabus of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (I.S.T.D)

The syllabi ranges in grades suitable for children as young as four years old, up to vocational examinations to prepare students for entry into full time dance training.

We offer Primary classes all the way up to Intermediate.

These classes are expressive and can be abstract. The Modern style uses the entire body and pupils are encouraged to take classical Ballet classes to compliment their Modern technique.

It employs the fundamental technique and body control using abdominal strength but permits greater range of movement than Classical Ballet.

These classes allow the pupils to be creative and work within their own facilities whilst encouraging flexibility and range of movement.

Pupils are encouraged and worked towards examinations to naturally progress through the grades making it easier to cope with the more difficult steps the higher you go.

Modern dance allows us to explore the contemporary avenue and we do work on many well known techniques.

Being creative allows us to do plenty of floor work and develop our strength and vocabulary of movement, whilst allowing it to be creative and individual.

Refer to the Timetable page for virtual class times

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Hello I’m Nadine Parsons-Innes

At Banstead Academy of Performing Arts, we are proud to make it our purpose to instill every student with confidence and self-discipline through movement using modern teaching techniques and methodologies.

We firmly believe that this confidence can help our students excel outside our classes in all aspects of their lives. We hope to instal dedication, passion and determination.

Additionally, we believe that learning how to move and dance adds to a happy and healthy lifestyle!

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Due to the Coronavirus regrettably our regular classes have momentarily paused until it is safe for them to resume.



In the meantime we hope that you will join us for our Summer Term online classes, Commencing Monday 20th April through to Friday 22nd May 2020.



What’s included:

Access to 15 LIVE classes a week!

Access each week to pre-recorded syllabus steps for each grade to complement live sessions.

Access to all of the classes at any time day and night, by being part of this exclusive group!

Access to try other dance styles in the comfort of your own home, pick up the popular MT & Hip hop classes!



This Summer term online being supported by yourselves allows all of the above to happen and keeps us also on track to build up to our long-awaited show!

At the end of the half term we will hopefully have a better idea of when we will be able to get back to the halls and get started with the show preparations in our normal face to face sessions and this is something that I think we will all look forward to doing and seeing.

We appreciate that many others are feeling the pressure of the madness the world is facing, so If there are any questions, queries etc then please, please do feel that you can contact me to discuss this privately via email Nadine@ba-pa.co.uk

Continue to smile, be thankful that you have each other and forever be the amazing and wonderful supportive BAPA family you are…

Thank you with all my heart

Miss Nadine and the BAPA team

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