foundation of pop style dance, using different styles such as lyrical,
and jazz. This is a structured class following the ISTD syllabi. Each
- Warm up
- Core stability and Limbering exercises
- Rhythm section
- Combined movements
Children are generally placed with their age group, starting with
Primary at the age of 6 years. The Imperial Society has age guidelines
for grades (required for examinations) which have been designed to work
with the natural development of the child. New pupils will be advised
of the correct grade for their age and experience.
Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance Examinations
at all grades are optional and any pupils who do not wish to take
examinations will move up with their group to the next class, following
the examination session.
For those pupils who do wish to take examinations it is expected that
they have studied the syllabus for at least a year, have good
attendance and are committed to home practice.
After completing Grade 3 Modern, students are offered the opportunity
to experience Jazz classes, beginning with the Bronze Jazz Award from