Recreational Dance

The Oakville Academy for the Arts Recreational Dance program has become one of the largest and most respected programs in Canada.

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Recreational Jazz

This fun class invites students of all ages to develop their personal style. Jazz is an energetic dance form that combines current dance and music trends. The classes consist of a warm-up, across the floor progressions and a stylized combination. Students will enjoy letting loose to the energizing rhythms of pop music as they broaden their technical vocabulary and explore a range of dynamics particular to various styles of jazz.

Friday 5:30pm – 6:15pm                                                               REGISTER NOW

Thursday 4:45pm – 5:30pm                                                          REGISTER NOW

Saturday 11:00am – 11:45am                                                         REGISTER NOW

Monday 7:30pm – 8:30pm                                                            REGISTER NOW

Friday 6:15pm – 7:15pm                                                                REGISTER NOW

Saturday 1:30pm – 2:30pm                                                           REGISTER NOW

Wednesday 7:15pm – 8:15pm                                                      REGISTER NOW
Friday 6:30pm – 7:30pm                                                              REGISTER NOW
Saturday 2:30pm – 3:30pm                                                               REGISTER NOW

Monday 7:30pm – 8:30pm                                                             REGISTER NOW

Tuesday 8:30pm – 9:30pm                                                             REGISTER NOW

Class Status: Limited Space Available

Thursday 7:30pm – 8:30pm                                                               REGISTER NOW
Monday 8:30pm – 9:30pm                                                                REGISTER NOW

Recreational Tap

Tap develops precision, coordination and rhythmic appreciation as it uses the body as an instrument. Classical, Funk and Hoofin styles are covered with particular emphasis put on the quality of sound and technique.

Saturday 3:30pm – 4:30pm                                                              REGISTER NOW

Tuesday 7:30pm – 8:30pm                                                                REGISTER NOW

Recreational Lyrical

Lyrical dance is a fusion of ballet and jazz techniques. Usually inspired by slow music, lyrical reflects the actual lyrics of the songs, and allows dancers to express their inner emotion. Dancers gain fluidity of movement, grace, control, and individual expression. Lyrical is offered to students ages 10 and up.

Saturday 2:30pm – 3:30pm                                                       REGISTER NOW

Thursday 8:30pm – 9:30pm                                                          REGISTER NOW
 
Friday 7:30pm – 8:30pm                                                                REGISTER NOW
 
Class Status: Limited Space Available
Wednesday 7:30pm – 8:30pm                                                       REGISTER NOW
Saturday 3:30pm – 4:30pm                                                              REGISTER NOW

Monday 6:30pm – 7:30pm                                                                REGISTER NOW

Sunday 10:45am – 11:45am                                                          REGISTER NOW
Saturday 11:30am – 12:30pm                                                          REGISTER NOW
Wednesday 8:30pm – 9:30pm                                                      REGISTER NOW

Thursday 8:30pm – 9:30pm                                                          REGISTER NOW

Class Status: Limited Space Available

Recreational Hip Hop

Hip Hop is the newest dance craze. A fun high energy dance form, which combines jazz with street style dance, made famous through music videos. Hip Hop reflects North American urban culture and allows dancers to express their individualism like no other dance form. Hip Hop is perfect for those without dance experience who want exercise, the opportunity to meet new friends and to have a blast. Levels range from beginner to competitive.

Friday 4:45pm – 5:30pm                                                               REGISTER NOW

Saturday 11:30am – 12:15pm                                                         REGISTER NOW

Thursday 4:30pm – 4:45pm                                                          REGISTER NOW

Saturday 9:45am – 10:30am                                                         REGISTER NOW

Sunday 11:00am – 11:45am                                                            REGISTER NOW

Friday 7:15pm – 8:15pm                                                                REGISTER NOW

Thursday 6:30pm – 7:30pm                                                            REGISTER NOW

Monday 7:30pm – 8:30pm                                                            REGISTER NOW

Saturday 10:30am – 11:30am                                                        REGISTER NOW

Monday 8:30pm – 9:30pm                                                               REGISTER NOW

Friday 7:30pm – 8:30pm                                                                   REGISTER NOW

Saturday 12:15pm – 1:15pm                                                               REGISTER NOW

Thursday 7:30pm – 8:30pm                                                          REGISTER NOW

Recreational Contemporary

Contemporary dance class is designed for students who like to move, take risks and be expressive. A simple and effective warm-up to build strength is followed by phrase work focusing on musicality, movement and balance through oppositional forces of energy that we consciously direct physically by using our imagination and not being afraid to play. unitard – Foot soles are ok but must be flesh coloured.

Monday 7:30pm – 8:30pm                                                              REGISTER NOW

Recreational Acro

Acrobatics combines flexibility and strength of the entire body. Artistic illusions are created by incorporating tricks, balance work and tumbling in addition to dance steps to link each acro element together.

Saturday 10:15am – 11:15am                                                           REGISTER NOW

Wednesday 4:30pm – 5:30pm                                                        REGISTER NOW
 
Friday 6:30pm – 7:30pm                                                                 REGISTER NOW
Saturday 11:15am – 12:15pm                                                           REGISTER NOW

Saturday 12:15pm – 1:15pm                                                            REGISTER NOW

Class Status: Limited Space Available

Sunday 10:15am – 11:00am                                                              REGISTER NOW
Saturday 12:15pm – 1:15pm                                                             REGISTER NOW

Recreational Ballet

Ballet is the most elementary and important of all dance instruction. Ballet is considered to be the foundation of all dance forms. All Ballet students will follow the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus.

Saturday 11:45am – 12:30pm                                                    REGISTER NOW

Class Status: Limited Space Available

Monday 6:30pm – 7:30pm                                                       REGISTER NOW Saturday 12:30pm – 1:30pm                                                     REGISTER NOW

Friday 5:30pm – 6:30pm                                                          REGISTER NOW

Class Status: Limited Space Available

Sunday 12:30pm – 1:30pm                                                       REGISTER NOW

Class Status: Limited Space Available

Saturday 1:30pm – 2:30pm                                                     REGISTER NOW

Class Status: Limited Space Available

Tuesday 7:30pm – 8:30pm                                                     REGISTER NOW

 Class Status: Limited Space Available

Recreational Adult Classes | 18+

The Oakville Academy for the Arts is excited to offer Adult Dance Classes in Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet and Tap. These classes are open to all experience levels and are taught by our highly qualified, University Educated and enthusiastic Dance Faculty. Adult Dance Classes are a great way to meet new people, stay active, and work on your moves!

Monday 8:30pm – 9:30pm                                                          REGISTER NOW

Tuesday 8:30pm – 9:30pm                                                          REGISTER NOW

Monday 8:30pm – 9:30pm                                                            REGISTER NOW

Thursday 8:30pm – 9:30pm                                                          REGISTER NOW
Tuesday 8:30pm – 9:30pm                                                           REGISTER NOW
 
Wednesday 8:15pm – 9:15pm                                                       REGISTER NOW

Wednesday 8:30pm – 9:30pm                                                     REGISTER NOW

Recreational Dance

With 6 studios and over 175 weekly classes in a multitude of disciplines, OAA Recreational Dance is unequaled.

Recreational Dance

Programs available in Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, Acro, Breakdance, Ballet, Adult Classes
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R.A.D. Ballet

The Royal Academy of Dance syllabus provides a broad practical dance education and develops technical, musical and performance skills.

R.A.D. Ballet

The Oakville Academy for the Arts is proud of it's world-renowned, body-friendly Royal Academy of Dance Ballet program
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6 & Younger

In order to find the right fit for your child we offer over 60 classes a week specifically designed to meet the needs of children six and younger.

6 & Younger

Programs available in Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Acro, Breakdance & Ballet
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We have established a new standard of excellence and commitment to our Dancers that is unique within the dance community.

Our 6 studios and over 175 weekly classes in a multitude of disciplines are available at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

The range of classes are held at many convenient times for busy families (daytime, evenings, Saturdays and Sundays). Our Instructors are University graduates, trained to introduce and develop dancers to a high level of technical and creative expertise.

Students are evaluated and placed into the appropriate skill levels and perform annually at The Oakville Academy’s Recital at an age appropriate venue. Students will perform in one show at our year end celebration out of respect for academic culmination and your family’s busy life style.