STRETCH-N-GROW FITNESS AND P.E. PROGRAM:
Level 1: Twinkle toes
Students will have TONS OF FUN learning to warm-up and stretch, moving to music, learning movement and coordination skills (e.g., jumping, galloping, hopping, skipping, catching and throwing balls, kicking balls, etc.), using a lot of props (e.g., tunnels, balance beams, cones, various balls, etc.) and playing games, while getting inreasingly fit.. Parent Newsletters, A Health Education Curriculum that teaches nutrition, safety and hygiene with Handouts is also available. Classes are age appropriate and based on the skill level of each group. For more information, please email CoachStu@att.net or call (818) 597-1550
STRETCH-N-GROW 5 STAR DANCE PROGRAM
(Ages 3-6 years)
: Level one ballet focuses on learning basic ballet technique in a fun manner. Students will learn the five positions of the feet, positions of the arms, and basic ballet terms and movements such as plie, tendu, releve, etc. Students will also learn stretches necessary to build dance poise and flexibility. Students will go across the floor and learn routines in center floor to incorporate their movements with music. At this level stories and activities are used to keep children focused and having fun while learning. Children may put on a mini-performance at the end of the session to demonstrate what they have learned.
Level 2: Ballerina Bears:
Level two ballet expands on the basic ballet technique learned in Level 1. Students at this level should have some previous ballet experience. Additional ballet terms and movements such as battements, ronde de jambs, pas be bourees, pirouettes, jetes, etc., will be taught. Students will work on improving the level of their technique through combinations at the barre, across the floor, and routines in center floor. They will work on improving their flexibility, balance, and extension, through different stretches and exercises. Students at this level will begin to understand the grace and style that goes with performing ballet and may demonstrate it with a mini-performance at the end of the session.
MOMMY, DADDY & ME SPORTS PROGRAM
For Ages 2-4 Years old
Mommies/Daddies and their Child will have a lot of FUN as they learn fundamental gross motor and movement skills. They will also be introduced to a variety of sports including Basketball, Soccer and T-Ball, as well as others that they will enjoy learning. Our Staff will serve as a facilitator for this class as Mommies/Daddies are taught how to teach their children a variety of skills and sports, which can be reinforced at home and at the park.