Early Childhood Movement Program
In the Early Childhood Program the children will learn "dance" by the exploration of creative movement and play. The curriculum focuses on developing their sense of security and confidence, as well as the development of gross and fine motor skills and crossing the body's midline through movement that encourages the children to expand their imagination.
Winter Semester January 10th-May 21st, 2022
Lil’ Bugs (4-7 months) 30 min class - Tuition $20 per class for 10 weeks - $200
Think about this class as an extension of your living room, a place were you can gather and meet with other families, a space and time to engage with your baby and work on some tummy time. In this class parents and caregivers will be able to develop an important bond with the baby. We will be singing songs and using lots of eye to eye contact as well as use of loving and caring touch. This class will introduce new objects and different textures to the baby to be able to stimulate their senses, It is important at this stage to encourage the activities and exercises that will promote muscle strength on our baby’s core, back, neck, arms and legs in order to help them move forward into their next stage.
Caterpillars (8-11 months) 30 min class - Tuition $20 per class for 10 weeks - $200
Infants at this age are eager explorers. They move quickly and can get around by crawling, scooting or even walking at this point. It is important to continue to strengthen the parent and child’s bond, building trust, support and healthy independence. In this class the baby will develop coordination using tools that will encourage crawling or crawling it self. We will introduce the concept of listening, observe, imitate, repeat and focus by talking to the baby, singing and dancing together. On this stage we will start to introduce emotions as we dance.
Grasshoppers (Ages 1-2) 30 min class - Tuition $20 per class for 10 weeks - $200
The class will focus on exercises that build strength on their core, back, neck, arms and legs and exercises that maintain their natural healthy flexibility of their joints and muscles. In this stage the class will focus on their ability to copy and repeat by telling stories, singing and introducing movement easy to follow. Walking backwards, beginning to jump and balancing in one foot are natural discoveries at this age, we will create activities that encourage this natural discoveries so we are able to continue to grow and achieve milestones.
Pre-Dance Division (Ages 3-6)
Pre-Dance classes are an introduction to formal dance training. Students will be expose to basic and age-appropriate dance terminology, positions, and movements.
· Tiny Dancer I (Age 3) - 30 minute class - 18 week semester = $270
· Tiny Dancer II (Age 4) - 30 minute class - 18 week semester = $270
· Mexican Folklore Mini (Ages 4-5) - 40 minute class - 18 week semester = $288
· Ballet/Modern Combo (Age 5-6) - 60 minutes class - 18 week semester = $315
· Ballet/Mexican Folkore Combo (Age 5-6) - 60 minutes class - 18 week semester = $315
Students must meet age requirement by 09/01/21 to enroll in this program. Class could be cancelled due to low enrollment.
YEARLY REGISTRATION FEE: $25 first child regardless of discounts, $15 for each additional sibling. Registration fee is non-refundable.
MULTI-CLASS DISCOUNT: Taná Dance, Arts & Movement offers a 8% discount for each additional class for students taking two or more classes in a session.
Taná Dance, Arts & Movement offers a 10% sibling tuition discount for the second child and subsequent children from the same immediate family.
We believe in -person instruction is the best approach for dance and we are taking all the precautions necessary and implementing protocols to make sure we continue to stay safe and healthy. Taná Dance, Arts & Movement is committed to your family's safety and with your help and commitment we have been doing a great job, we ask for your continued support and vigilance now more than ever.
We will continue to enforce taking temperature to everyone entering the building and sanitizing hands before accessing the building. We request that only one parent accompanies the student to class and to keep your distance while waiting keeping your mask on at all times.
If a student or family member has recently contracted COVID-19 and is beyond the 10- day required quarantine, they may resume classes providing the dated positive results (no need to provide a negative test). You can email the results to firstname.lastname@example.org