Acro Programs

 

All Acro programs except Pre-School Acro and Acro 1 are by assessment only. Dancers must have required skills (executed with proper technique) to be enrolled in the class. All acro teachers assess their class the first four weeks and will move dancers up or down a level if required. 

Pre-School Acro

Ages: 3-6

 

Class Limit: 11

 

This fun and engaging program follows the Acrobatic Arts AcroDance PreSchool Program. It focuses on introducing physical literacy, coordination, creative movement, and basic acro skills. Props, colouring pages, certificates for achievements, and a whole lot of fun will make this your dancer's favourite 45 minutes of the week!

(*Recital Fee extra, prices do not include HST)

 

Minimum Age: Born on or before December 31st 2018.

 


Acro 1

 

Prerequisite:

The following skills with minimal assistance:

Plank, Table Top, Balance on One Foot, Baby Bridge, Somersault, Pre-Cartwheel, Cobra, Pike Stretch Against A Wall. Dancers should be able to hold their own body weight in a plank, pre-handstand, pre-cartwheel, and table top position)

 

ACRO 1 dancers with no previous skills will receive complete instruction and receive spotting assistance for these skills as long as necessary.

 (*Recital Fee extra, prices do not include HST)

 

Equipment Required: (1) Yoga Mat and (1-2) Yoga Blocks


Acro 2

*By Assessment Only

 

Prerequisite:

Can perform the following skills unassisted with proper technique:

All Of Acro 1 unassisted with proper technique, V-Sit, Handstand Facing The Wall, Push-Up Into A Bridge, Cartwheel, Front Roll, Toes To Head In Cobra, Pike Stretch

 (*Recital Fee extra, prices do not include HST)

 

Equipment Required: (1) Yoga Mat and (1-2) Yoga Blocks


Acro 3

*By Assessment Only

 

Prerequisite:

All ACRO 2 skills unassisted with proper technique, Right/Left/Centre Splits 6" from the floor, Bridge & Recover, Headstand, Straight Handstand with Spot, Handstand Fall To Bridge, Straddle Roll with Tight Knees, Pike Stretch To Toes, Baby Scorpion

 (*Recital Fee extra, prices do not include HST)

 

Equipment Required: (1) Yoga Mat and (1-2) Yoga Blocks


Acro 4

*By Assessment Only

 

Prerequisite:

 All ACRO 3 skills unassisted with proper technique, Down To A Bridge, Recover, Bridge Kick Over or Back Walkover, Cartwheels Left & Right, Straight Handstand & Balance in Centre, Chassé Step Hop Cartwheel.

 

(*Recital Fee extra, prices do not include HST)

 

Equipment Required: (1) Yoga Mat and (1-2) Yoga Blocks


Acro 5

*By Assessment Only

 

Prerequisite:

 All Acro 4 skills unassisted and with proper technique, Left/Right/Centre Splits 4" From Ground, Shoulder Stretch with Finger Touching, Straddle Headstand & Balance, Bridge & Recover, One Hand Cartwheel Left & Right,  Half-Scorpian, 10 Shoulder Shrugs in Handstand, Chest Stand, Elbow Stand, 8-Count Bridge & Recover, Back Walkover, Bridge to Back Chest Roll, Front Walkover, Chasse Step Hop Flying Cartwheel or Aerial Cartwheel

 

(*Recital Fee extra, prices do not include HST)

 

Equipment Required: (1) Yoga Mat and (1-2) Yoga Blocks


Acro 6

*By Assessment Only

 

Prerequisite:

 All Acro 5 skills unassisted and with proper technique, Left/Right/Centre Splits 2" From Ground, Shoulder Stretch with Grasp, Headstand with leg positions,  Half-Scorpian both sides, 15 Shoulder Shrugs in Handstand, and 10 Shoulder Taps, Transition from 2 stands, 16-Count Bridge & Recover, Back Walkover Variations,  Front Walkover Variations,  Aerial Cartwheel, Back Handspring Progressions. 

 (*Recital Fee extra, prices do not include HST)

 

Equipment Required: (1) Yoga Mat and (1-2) Yoga Blocks


Tumbling

*By Assessment Only

 

Prerequisite:

This is an add on class for dancers enrolled in the Acro 5 or Acro 6 Programs. Focus is on tumbling drills and skills such as aerials, handsprings, and variations. 

 (*Recital Fee extra, prices do not include HST)

 

Equipment Required: (1) Yoga Mat and (1-2) Yoga Blocks