BDA 2023/2024

Name
Days
Location
Inter Stage
Primary Grade - Grade 1
Ages 7 - 10
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Inter Ballet
Bronze Medal
Primary Grade

Ages 7 - 10
Tuesday
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Senior Stage
Grade 1-3 Stage
Ages 10 - 17
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Senior Ballet
Grade 2-4 Ballet
Ages 10 - 17
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Senior Contemporary
Ages 10 - 17
Thursday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Senior Commercial
Ages 10 - 17
Thursday
7:45 PM to 8:30 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Junior Stage
1st Steps & Pre-Bronze Medal
Pre-Primary Grade

Ages 5 - 10
Saturday
9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Junior Ballet
1st Steps & Pre-Bronze Medal
Pre-Primary Grade

Ages 5 - 10
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Junior Contemporary
Ages 5 - 10
Saturday
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Junior Commercial
Ages 5 - 10
Saturday
12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Starlite
Ages 2 - 5
Saturday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ

Adult Graded Classes 2024

Name
Days
Location
Adult Graded Tap
Study the BATD Tap syllabus from Grade 1 to professional level. This class is suitable for adult dancers looking to measure their progression with regular examinations.

Please get in touch before booking if you have any questions regarding this class.

Ages 16 - 99
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 2
Dance HQ
Adult Graded Ballet
Study the BATD Ballet syllabus from Grade 1 to professional level. This class is suitable for adult dancers looking to measure their progression with regular examinations.

Please get in touch before booking if you have any questions regarding this class.

Ages 16 - 99
Sunday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ

Adult Classes 2024

Name
Days
Location
Barre & Stretch
Barre & Stretch is a ballet-based fitness class devised to improve muscle tone, posture, turnout & flexibility.

Walk out feeling a million dollars and inches taller.

Open Level



Ages 16 - 99
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Beginners Ballet
A gentle (re)introduction to Ballet suitable for Beginners to Intermediate dancers.

Participants will be able to develop knowledge and skills in class with an aim to improve strength, technique, flexibility and co-ordination all under the guidance of a professional dancer and teacher.

Beginners Level

Ages 16 - 99
Monday
7:05 PM to 8:05 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Contemporary
This dynamic class is influenced by Cunningham and Graham technique, and focuses on building core strength, stamina, flexibility and coordination.

Class begins with technical exercises which build up to high energy phrases at the end, followed by a dynamic stretch and cool down to finish.

For those of you wishing to attend a fun class which will leave you feeling energised and worked out, this is the class for you!

Open Level

Ages 16 - 99
Monday
8:10 PM to 9:10 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Intermediate Ballet
Challenge yourself that little bit more in Intermediate Ballet, suitable for Improvers and Intermediate dancers.

Participants will be able to develop knowledge and skills in class with an aim to improve strength, technique, flexibility and co-ordination all under the guidance of a professional dancer and teacher.

Intermediate Level

Ages 16 - 99
Tuesday
7:05 PM to 8:05 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Irish Dance
This class will focus on the Festival style of Irish Dance - a softer, more balletic style that became world-renowned in Riverdance - that is not only amazing for improving your fitness, it's great fun and very expressive too.

Soft shoes, similar to Ballet shoes or Highland/Irish pumps are advisable.

Trainers or Tap shoes can be worn for Hard Shoe dances - not required to begin with.

Open Level

Ages 16 - 99
Tuesday
8:10 PM to 9:10 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Tap
Master the basics of tap or give yourself a quick refresher course in shuffles, beats, taps, digs, cramp rolls and timesteps.

Tap is a great workout for body and mind combining high intensity movements with intricate footwork and musicality.

Open Level

Ages 16 - 99
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
MTV
MTV involves various commercial styles and is inspired by music videos of the top artists on MTV such as Beyoncé, Rihanna, J-Lo, Little Mix plus many more.

Unleash your inner Sasha Fierce with our vibrant, fresh choreography each week.

Heels are optional.

Open Level

Ages 16 - 99
Wednesday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Sultry Heels
Sultry Heels is all about slowing things down and finding what sexy looks and feels like for you and your body.

This is a very supportive and chilled out environment. No hard and fast choreography, just an opportunity to embody your sultry side. A time to really love yourself.

Open Level

Ages 16 - 99
Wednesday
8:20 PM to 9:20 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Showcase Class
Looking for another opportunity to perform in our Dance HQ Showcase on 12th May? Look no further!

This specially extended class will cover a range of styles not currently on our timetable including Lyrical and Jazz giving dancers a chance to try a new technique and perform in our Showcase.

Please note, you MUST be available on Sunday 12th May to book this class, and regular attendance is required.

Open Level

Ages 16 - 99
Sunday
12:15 PM to 1:45 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ

Adult Workshops 2024

Name
Days
Location
Charleston
Let's step back in time and party like it's 1924!

Come and join us for a glimpse into the Roaring 20s in our one-off Charleston workshop. Popularised by the glamorous Flapper girls, this dance is fun, upbeat and very energetic.

No experience necessary.

Ages 16 - 99
Saturday
2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ
Texas Hold Em
Beyoncé has done it again with a brand new vibe embracing all things Country so grab your partner and let's mosey on down for this line dance workshop to the biggest hit of the year (so far) - Texas Hold Em

No experience necessary.

Ages 16 - 99
Saturday
2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
DHQ
Dance HQ