Spring Fling 2024

Name
Days
Location
Ballet (6-8) SPRING FLING
This short three-week session is perfect for those wishing to continuing their training past our regular season or for those wishing to try out the class for the first time before committing to registering for a full year.

Offered to provide a greater understanding of classical movement vocabulary and technique, while fostering self-esteem and self-expression students are encouraged to develop and refine their quality of movement, musicality, strength, endurance and anatomical understanding through a progression of set classical exercises.

Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Pre-Ballet (3-5) SPRING FLING
This short three-week session is perfect for those wishing to continuing their training past our regular season or for those wishing to try out the class for the first time before committing to registering for a full year.

Pre-ballet aims to teach the very basics of ballet with plenty of creative movement all to classical music.

Tuesday
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Contemporary (9-11) SPRING FLING
This short three-week session is perfect for those wishing to continuing their training past our regular season or for those wishing to try out the class for the first time before committing to registering for a full year.

This contemporary class aims to build physical confidence, strength, flexibility and body awareness while developing the child’s natural joy of movement and active imagination. Students will learn fundamental movement skills necessary to express themselves through dance.



Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Creative Dance (3-5) SPRING FLING
This short three-week session is perfect for those wishing to continuing their training past our regular season or for those wishing to try out the class for the first time before committing to registering for a full year.

Creative Dance class aims to build physical confidence, strength, flexibility and body awareness while developing the child’s natural joy of movement and active imagination. Students will learn fundamental movement skills necessary to express themselves through dance. Children will run, leap, twist, turn, bend, stretch, feel and play, all in a fun, protected and stimulating artistic and creative environment.


Saturday
9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Contemporary (6-8) SPRING FLING
This short three-week session is perfect for those wishing to continuing their training past our regular season or for those wishing to try out the class for the first time before committing to registering for a full year.

This contemporary class aims to build physical confidence, strength, flexibility and body awareness while developing the child’s natural joy of movement and active imagination. Students will learn fundamental movement skills necessary to express themselves through dance.



Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Parent and Child (2-4) SPRING FLING
This short three-week session is perfect for wishing to try out the class for the first time before committing to registering for a full year.

An invitation for a parent or caregiver to bond and build relationship through the exploration of developmentally appropriate movement concepts in a multi-sensory environment.




Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance

Summer 2024

Name
Days
Location
Summer Intensive (DOB 2010-2006), July 1-5th, 2024
REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 15TH

GYD Intensives 2024 features outstanding guest Toronto based dance artist Nickeshia Garrick.

Nickeshia will be teaching contemporary dance, a body conditioning class and will be developing a new dance choreography.

GYDTP core staff Kelly Steadman will be teaching daily ballet classes.

Friday has an informal showing 3:45 -4:30 p.m.

This intensive is mandatory for those joining the GYD Company 2024-25.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Summer Intensive (DOB 2014-2011), July 8-12th, 2024
REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 15TH

GYD Intensives 2024 features outstanding guest Toronto based dance artist Nickeshia Garrick.

Nickeshia will be teaching contemporary dance, a body conditioning class and will be developing a new dance choreography.

GYDTP core staff Kelly Steadman will be teaching daily ballet classes.

Friday has an informal showing 2:30 -3:15 p.m.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance

2024-2025 FULL YEAR

Name
Days
Location
Creative Dance 3-5, Mondays, 2024-2025
Creative Dance class aims to build physical confidence, strength, flexibility and body awareness while developing the child’s natural joy of movement and active imagination. Students will learn fundamental movement skills necessary to express themselves through dance. Children will run, leap, twist, turn, bend, stretch, feel and play, all in a fun, protected and stimulating artistic and creative environment.

Open Houses will occur the final week of classes in December and in May.

Monday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
Guelph Youth Dance
Young Company Ballet, 2024-2025
This class is mandatory for all Young Company members.
Offered to provide a greater understanding of classical movement vocabulary and technique, while acting as a warm up for the Young Company rehearsal. Students are encouraged to develop and refine their quality of movement, musicality, strength, endurance and anatomical understanding through a progression of set classical exercises. This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show.


End of the years Spring Shows will occur May 13 and/or 14th, 2025

Monday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Young Company Rehearsal, 2024-2025
The Guelph Youth Dance Young Company provides young, passionate and dedicated dancers with the opportunity to work with a variety of guest choreographers and to perform 3-5 times throughout the season including the end of the year Spring Show. Young Company members must be accepted into the company by audition.

Please be sure to register for Young Company Ballet, Contemporary and this class to fulfil the mandatory classes. All other classes are optional.

End of the Spring Shows will occur May 14 and/or 14th, 2025
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Apprentice I Ballet and Ballet 9-10, 2024-2025
Offered to provide a greater understanding of classical movement vocabulary and technique. Students are encouraged to develop and refine their quality of movement, musicality, strength, endurance and anatomical understanding through a progression of set classical exercises. This class is mandatory for all Apprentice company members and open to all those 9-11 years of age.

This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show on May 13 and/or May 14th, 2025

Monday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio B
Guelph Youth Dance
Apprentice Company I Rehearsal, 2024-2025
The Guelph Youth Apprentice Company provides young, passionate and dedicated dancers with the opportunity to work with a variety of guest choreographers and to perform 3-5 times throughout the season including the end of the year Spring Show. Company members must be accepted into the company by audition.

Apprentice company members must register for Apprentice Ballet, Contemporary and this class to fulfil the mandatory classes. All other classes are optional.

End of the Spring Shows will occur May 13 and/or 14th, 2025
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio B
Guelph Youth Dance
GYD Company Ballet, 2024-2025
This class is mandatory for all GYD Company members.

Offered to provide a greater understanding of classical movement vocabulary and technique, while acting as a warm up for the Company rehearsal. Students are encouraged to develop and refine their quality of movement, musicality, strength, endurance and anatomical understanding through a progression of set classical exercises. This class does not participate in the end of the year Spring Show.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Apprentice Company II Ballet and Ballet 10-11, 2024-2025
Offered to provide a greater understanding of classical movement vocabulary and technique, while acting as a warm up for the Apprentice Company rehearsal. Students are encouraged to develop and refine their quality of movement, musicality, strength, endurance and anatomical understanding through a progression of set classical exercises.

This class is mandatory for all Apprentice Company members and is open to non company students ages 10-11.

This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show, May 13 and/or 14th, 2025
Tuesday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Contemporary 9-12 Technique and Composition, Tuesdays 2024-2025
The Contemporary classes develop the technical, improvisational and choreographic skills of the dancer and are accompanied by live percussion.This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show with student choreographies developed during the composition part of the class. The Spring Show will take place on May 13th and or 14th, 2025
Tuesday
4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio B
Guelph Youth Dance
Apprentice Company II Rehearsal, 2024-2025
The Guelph Youth Apprentice Company provides young, passionate and dedicated dancers with the opportunity to work with a variety of guest choreographers and to perform 3-5 times throughout the season including the end of the year Spring Show. Company members must be accepted into the company by audition.

Apprentice company members must register for Apprentice Ballet, Contemporary and this class to fulfil the mandatory classes. All other classes are optional.

End of the Spring Shows will occur May 13 and/or 14th, 2025
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Contemporary 13-14 Technique and Composition 2024-2025
This Contemporary class develops the technical, improvisational and choreographic skills of the dancer and is accompanied by live percussion.

This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show with student choreographies developed during the composition part of the class. End of the Shows will occur May 13 and/or 14th, 2025.

This class is mandatory for all company members.
Tuesday
5:45 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Contemporary 7-8, Tuesdays, 2024-2025
This Contemporary class develops the technical, improvisational and choreographic skills of the dancer and is an excellent progression from the Contemporary 6-8 class. This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show with student choreographies developed during the composition part of the class.The Spring Show will take place on May 13th and or 14th, 2025.
Tuesday
5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Guelph Youth Dance
Adult Jazz, Tuesdays, 2024-2025
This beginner/intermediate adult dance classes follows a balanced conditioning warm-up, funky combinations full of traveling steps, kicks, spins and isolations.
Tuesday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio B
Guelph Youth Dance
Contemporary 15 and up Technique and Composition 2024-2025
This Contemporary class develops the technical, improvisational and choreographic skills of the dancer and is accompanied by live percussion. This class is mandatory for all company members.

This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show with student choreographies developed during the composition part of the class.

End of the year Spring Shows will occur May 13 and/or 14th, 2025.

Tuesday
7:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Company Conditioning 2024-2025
Like a steady heartbeat, conditioning class will provide a well-rounded foundation of exercises throughout the dance year. This class will support each dancer’s technique and fitness (including strength, endurance, power, cardio, flexibility, coordination, and rest), help them warm up, support their growth and development, enhance their performance in class and on stage, and empower them with a strong mind- body connection.
Wednesday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Jazz 6-8, Wednesdays, 2024-2025
Dancers are introduced to different syncopated rhythms and movement qualities. Dancers learn to identify, repeat and mark new rhythms. Following a balanced conditioning warm-up, funky combinations full of traveling steps, kicks, spins and isolations make this class both challenging and fun! This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show, May 13th and/or May 14, 2025.
Wednesday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
Guelph Youth Dance
Conditioning 10-14, 2024-2025

Like a steady heartbeat, conditioning class will provide a well-rounded foundation of exercises throughout the dance year. This class will support each dancer’s technique and fitness (including strength, endurance, power, cardio, flexibility, coordination, and rest), help them warm up, support their growth and development, enhance their performance in class and on stage, and empower them with a strong mind- body connection.


Wednesday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio B
Guelph Youth Dance
Company Mandatory Technique, 2024-2025
Rooted in classical ballet vocabulary with a strong emphasis on torso articulation and expression, the contemporary technique classes encourage alignment, form, coordination, musicality, strength, rhythm and kinetic intelligence. This work also acts as an essential warm-up for the company rehearsal and is accompanied by live percussion. This class is mandatory for all Company members.

Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Hip Hop 6-8, 2024-2025
Our lyrical hip hop style classes are energetic and engaging. Hip hop is a street style dance which encourages self expression and freestyling execution. Kids learn to express themselves through dynamic movements while building confidence and a sense of rhythm. The atmosphere is fun, encouraging and supportive.

Dancers will perform at the end of the season Spring Show. The Spring Show will take place on May 14th and/ or 15th, 2024.

Wednesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio C
Guelph Youth Dance
Pre-Ballet 3-5, Wednesdays, 2024-2025
Pre-ballet aims to teach the very basics of ballet with plenty of creative movement all to classical music. Open Houses occur will occur the last week of classes in December and in May.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio C
Guelph Youth Dance
Adult Contemporary Technique 2024-2025
This Contemporary class develops the technical skills of the adult dancer and is accompanied by live percussion. Our Adult Dance classes are geared to adults who want to be physical, creative, meet new people and learn new skills. This is an Intermediate level class. Beginners are welcome!
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
GYD Company Rehearsal, 2024-2025
The Guelph Youth Dance Company provides passionate and dedicated with the opportunity to work with a variety of guest choreographers and to perform 3-5 times throughout the season including the end of the year Spring Show. GYD Company members must be accepted into the company by audition.

GYD Company members please be sure to register for Company Ballet, Contemporary Technique and Composition, Conditioning, Mandatory Technique and this class to fulfil the mandatory classes. All other classes are optional.
M 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
W 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Ballet 6-8, Thursdays, 2024-2025
Offered to provide a greater understanding of classical movement vocabulary and technique, while fostering self-esteem and self-expression. Students are encouraged to develop and refine their quality of movement, musicality, strength, endurance and anatomical understanding through a progression of set classical exercises.

End of the Shows will occur May 13and/or 14th, 2025
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
Guelph Youth Dance
Contemporary 11-12 Technique and Composition 2024-2025
This Contemporary class develops the technical, improvisational and choreographic skills of the dancer born and is accompanied by live percussion. This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show with student choreographies developed during the composition part of the class. The Spring Show will take place on May 13th and or 14th, 2025.

This class is mandatory for all company members.
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Creative Dance 4-5, Thursdays, 2024-2025
Creative Dance class aims to build physical confidence, strength, flexibility and body awareness while developing the child’s natural joy of movement and active imagination. Students will learn fundamental movement skills necessary to express themselves through dance. Children will run, leap, twist, turn, bend, stretch, feel and play, all in a fun, protected and stimulating artistic and creative environment. Open Houses will occur the final week of classes in December and in May.

Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio C
Guelph Youth Dance
Contemporary 7-8, Thursday, 2024-2025
This Contemporary class develops the technical, improvisational and choreographic skills of the dancer and is an excellent progression from the Contemporary 6-8 class. This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show with student choreographies developed during the composition part of the class.The Spring Show will take place on May 13th and or 14th, 2025.
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio B
Guelph Youth Dance
Ballet 14 and up, 2024-2025
Offered to provide a greater understanding of classical movement vocabulary and technique. Students are encouraged to develop and refine their quality of movement, musicality, strength, endurance and anatomical understanding through a progression of set classical exercises. This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show.
Thursday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Contemporary 9-10 Technique and Composition, Thursdays, 2024-2025
The Contemporary classes develop the technical, improvisational and choreographic skills of the dancer and are accompanied by live percussion.This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show with student choreographies developed during the composition part of the class. The Spring Show will take place on May 13th and or 14th, 2025

This class is mandatory for all company members.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio B
Guelph Youth Dance
Jazz 14 and up, 2024-2025
Dancers follow a balanced conditioning warm-up, funky combinations full of traveling steps, kicks, spins and isolations. This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show. The Spring Show will take place on May 13th and or 14th, 2025.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Creative Dance 3-5, Saturdays, 2024-2025
Creative Dance class aims to build physical confidence, strength, flexibility and body awareness while developing the child’s natural joy of movement and active imagination. Students will learn fundamental movement skills necessary to express themselves through dance. Children will run, leap, twist, turn, bend, stretch, feel and play, all in a fun, protected and stimulating artistic and creative environment. Open Houses take place the last week of classes in December and in May.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Ballet 6-8, Saturdays, 2024-2025
Offered to provide a greater understanding of classical movement vocabulary and technique, while fostering self-esteem and self-expression. Students are encouraged to develop and refine their quality of movement, musicality, strength, endurance and anatomical understanding through a progression of set classical exercises. This class participates in the Spring Show. The Spring Show will take place on May 13th and/or 14th, 2025.
Saturday
9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Studio B
Guelph Youth Dance
Contemporary 6-8, Saturdays, 2024-2025
This introductory contemporary class aims to build physical confidence, strength, flexibility and body awareness while developing the child’s natural joy of movement and active imagination. Students will learn fundamental movement skills necessary to express themselves through dance. This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show with student choreographies developed during the class.The Spring Show will take place on May 13th and/or 14th, 2025.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Parent and Child, 2024-2025
An invitation for a parent or caregiver to bond and build relationship through the exploration of developmentally appropriate movement concepts in a multi-sensory environment.




Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Pre-Ballet 3-5, Saturday's, 2024-2025
Pre-ballet aims to teach the very basics of ballet with plenty of creative movement all to classical music. Open Houses occur will occur the last week of classes in December and in May.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio B
Guelph Youth Dance
Hip Hop 6-8, Saturdays 2024-2025
Our lyrical hip hop style classes are energetic and engaging. Hip hop is a street style dance which encourages self expression and freestyling execution. Kids learn to express themselves through dynamic movements while building confidence and a sense of rhythm. The atmosphere is fun, encouraging and supportive.

Dancers will perform at the end of the season Spring Show. The Spring Show will take place on May 14th and/ or 15th, 2024.

Saturday
11:45 AM to 12:30 PM
Studio C
Guelph Youth Dance
Jazz 12-14, 2024-2025
Dancers are introduced to different syncopated rhythms and movement qualities. Dancers learn to identify, repeat and mark new rhythms. Following a balanced conditioning warm-up, funky combinations full of traveling steps, kicks, spins and isolations make this class both challenging and fun! This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show. The Spring Show will take place on May 13th and/or 14th, 2025.
Saturday
11:45 AM to 12:30 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Hip Hop 12 and up, 2024-2025
Our lyrical hip hop style classes are energetic and engaging. Hip hop is a street style dance which encourages self expression and freestylin execution. Kids learn to express themselves through dynamic movements while building confidence and a sense of rhythm. The atmosphere is fun, encouraging and supportive.

Dancers will perform at the end of the season Spring Show. The Spring Show will take place on May 13th and/or 14th, 2025.


Saturday
12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Jazz 10-11, 2024-2025
Dancers are introduced to different syncopated rhythms and movement qualities. Dancers learn to identify, repeat and mark new rhythms. Following a balanced conditioning warm-up, funky combinations full of traveling steps, kicks, spins and isolations make this class both challenging and fun! This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show on May 13th and/or 14th, 2025.

Saturday
12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
Studio B
Guelph Youth Dance
Hip Hop CREW (11 and up)
The Hip Hop CREW is for dancers who want more opportunity to perform within the community. Dancers will perform 3 -4 times throughout the year including within the Spring Show in May and select GYD Company shows. Dancers performing in the Hip Hop CREW must take the Hip Hop training class in addition to this class which will focus on learning hip hop choreography.

Not mandatory, but highly recommended is Jazz in order to increase technical skills that will be used in the choreographies.

If interested in participating in the Hip Hop CREW dancers must attend the audition and be selected to participate prior to registering. A non-refundable Crew fee of $150 is in addition to your tuition fee.


Saturday
1:15 PM to 2:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Jazz 9-11, 2024-2025
Dancers are introduced to different syncopated rhythms and movement qualities. Dancers learn to identify, repeat and mark new rhythms. Following a balanced conditioning warm-up, funky combinations full of traveling steps, kicks, spins and isolations make this class both challenging and fun! This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show on May 13th and/or 14th, 2025.

Saturday
1:15 PM to 2:00 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Hip Hop 9-11, 2024-2025
Our lyrical hip hop style classes are energetic and engaging. Hip hop is a street style dance which encourages self expression and freestylin execution. Kids learn to express themselves through dynamic movements while building confidence and a sense of rhythm. The atmosphere is fun, encouraging and supportive. The class will take part in the Spring Show on May 13th and/or 14th, 2025.


Saturday
2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance
Jazz 6-8, Saturdays 2024-2025
Dancers are introduced to different syncopated rhythms and movement qualities. Dancers learn to identify, repeat and mark new rhythms. Following a balanced conditioning warm-up, funky combinations full of traveling steps, kicks, spins and isolations make this class both challenging and fun! This class participates in the end of the year Spring Show, May 13th and/or May 14, 2025.
Saturday
2:45 PM to 3:30 PM
Studio A
Guelph Youth Dance