The styles we offer

Classical Ballet
This is the most disciplined and most important dance form. Children can start Classical Ballet classes at Dancesteps from the age of 2. At this age the pupils learn through a sense of fun and exciting but controlled environment. It is a proven fact that children who do Ballet also excel at academic studies. Classical Ballet enables a child to improve their posture, musicality and give them confidence and discipline that will stay with them as they grow and benefit them later in life.

Tap is a great dance form to study to keep the brain motivated - brain training. Is is quite a difficult art form but worth while studying. Tap is all about rhythm and intricate footwork. A great skill is achieved by children who study this dance form.

Modern compliments the Classical Ballet technique. It is a good form of dance to study for children who also wish to participate in Jazz, Hip Hop or Disco classes. Modern is great for developing strength, coordination and rhythm. It is a structured class but extremely enjoyable and the children are also free to express themselves through their movements.

Jazz is a development of modern. This is where the students can do different types of Jazz. EG, Commercial Jazz, which is mostly seen by pop stars and what they promote in their music videos.

Style is more uptempo and very energetic and really good for keeping your children fit.

Hip Hop
This style is a development of Jazz and is mostly known as Street Jazz which is advertised by the famous groups such as 'Diversity' and 'Flawless' as seen on 'Britain's got Talent'.

Ballroom - Latin American
This is as advertised on 'Strictly Come Dancing'. This is a good class for children to further their dance training, working with a partner and being aware of the presence of other people and working as a team in the dance studio. Ballroom also encourages space awareness.

This is a structured dance form originating from Ireland. Here the children learn traditional Irish technique in a fun environment whilst working with others. They also learn intricate footwork and special patterns.

This is great for confidence building, it is a hobby where children can indulge in their fairy tales and encourage their creative imaginations.

these are mainly private lessons for children who wish to learn techniques of vocal training to enhance their learning of Performing Arts.

Musical Theatre
Dancesteps is LAMDA accredited in Musical theatre which is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance. The story and emotional content of a musical - humor, pathos, love, anger - are communicated through the words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated whole.

Acro Gymnastics
Acro dance is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It is defined by its athletic character, its unique choreography, which seamlessly blends dance and acrobatics, and its use of acrobatics in a dance context.

Adult Ballet & Jazz
A fun way of keeping fit! Classes are aimed for all abilities and experience no matter what age stage or fitness level you are. The class is tailored to each individual and there is no pressure to get all the steps, the classes are just full of fun! An experience you will enjoy!

Silver Swans - Licenced by the Royal Acadamy of Dance
Specially designed for older learners, Silver Swans(r) ballet classes will help improve your mobility, posture, co-ordination and energy levels. The health benefits of dance are well documented. This means that there's no excuse for not getting more active whatever your age. Research also often puts dance ahead of other physical activities in the variety of health benefits that it brings. Ballet and dance are also very social activities and Silver Swans classes can be great places to meet new people with a passion and joy for life.

Dance Around The World
Fancy your self as the next Bollywood star? Want to appear in the Irish spectacular Lord of The Dance? Love to groove to Latin beats? How about good old English country dance? Well our dance around the world classes are for you!

We as humans are natural dancers, dances can be celebrations or for praise or for an audience or even to let the rhythm escape from our bodies, dance is all around the world. Here at Dancesteps we can offer you just that, dance from around the world, we offer classes that take an in depth look at the dance styles and cultures from many countries, come and learn steps you never imagined that you could learn and live a lesson in a new found culture!