<< Back to search results

Gayna Brown School Of Dancing - Wesleyan Church

Type of service:
Groups, Clubs And Activities
Address:
Queen Street, Ind. Wesleyan Church Hall, Rushden, NN10 6RX
Telephone number:
01604 405389
Mobile number:
07909 966695
Email address:
Service description:
Gayna Brown established the School of Dance and Drama over 30 years ago and continues to teach pupils from the age of 2½ to adult in all disciplines from ballet, tap, modern, jazz and choreography. Over the years Gayna Brown has taught many dancers from complete novices who have been developed into professional dancers.
Former pupils have performed in West End musicals, joined professional ballet and contemporary companies or even continued into careers in teaching. Many pupils join as a means of keeping fit and healthy, improving posture, balance and co-ordination or even as a social experience.
Pupils are given the opportunity to further their experience through exams, shows, festivals and workshops as part of the school calendar. Pupils are trained for exams from pre-primary through to advanced. Pupils are encouraged to reach their potential with the enjoyment of dance being paramount. Gayna Brown is fully qualified with both R.A.D. (Royal Academy of Dance) and I.S.T.D. (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing) Teachers Certificates. All visiting teachers are also fully qualified.
All classes are offered to both boys and girls .
Baby classes are available for children from 2½ to 4 years and are designed to give children an opportunity to grasp the basics of ballet. The lessons aim to develop children’s artistic capabilities through the incorporation of nursery rhymes, music and interpretation into lessons. The classes provide a relaxed introduction to the rudiments of dance and endeavour to increase the children’s social awareness with group work. Additionally, the sessions also aim to develop self-confidence with the inclusion of partner and solo work.
Ballet is an academic form of dance with unique techniques and graceful, flowing precise movements that incorporate dance, mime, acting and music. Classes are available to children of the following ages:-

Ballet
2½ - 4yrs Baby class
4-5yrs Pre-primary
6-7yrs Primary
7-9yrs Grade 1
Over 9yrs Grades 2-8

Modern dance is a contemporary, theatrical dance with fluid, balletic movements.
Modern is offered to children of the following ages:-

Modern dance
5-6yrs Primary
7-8yrs Grade 1
Over 9yrs Grades 2-6

Tap dance is a lively dance involving rhythmical patterns of foot movement and the extensive use of syncopation. Classes are offered to children of the following ages:-

Tap
4-6yrs Primary
5-7yrs Grade 1
Over 8yrs Grades 2-6

Jazz dance is typically reliant on originality and improvisation incorporating different styles and movements. Classes are offered to children of the following ages:-

Jazz
7-11yrs Junior
Over 12yrs Senior

Choreography comprises dance composition and is the art of devising movement structures. Classes offer pupil’s an opportunity to develop their movement ideas into creative dances, and are available throughout the week.

Additionally, Adult Classes are available for ballet, modern and tap and present an excellent opportunity to meet new people, whilst increasing balance, elegance, co-ordination, strength and health and fitness. Classes are available throughout the week.
Cost:
Contact provider for details
Age range:
2 years, 6 months - 99 years
Opening hours:
N/A
Ofsted Inspection Grade:
N/A
Additional information:
N/A
Eligibility criteria:
  • None (no Criteria For Eligibility)
Referral route:
  • Contact Service Direct
Location map:

​​Free Childcare and Education for 2 year olds

Free Childcare and Education f​or 2 year olds​

Funded early learning for eligible 2 year olds. ​​​

Updated budget timeline 2018/19

View on Facebook

Save someone in need. Give the gift of life.

If you needed an organ transplant would you have one? We’re campaigning with NHS Blood and Transplant to educate young people about #OrganDonation. M...

View on Facebook

Signing up to NHS register as a young person means that someday you could save lives as a donor—by leaving behind the gift of life. Help save someone ...

View on Facebook

Breast Cancer - Be Clear on Cancer

Today, Public Health England are launching their Be Clear on Cancer ‘breast cancer in women over 70’ campaign. If you've noticed changes to your breas...

View on Facebook

Over the next few days we will be sharing quotes from some of the older children in care and the difference their foster carers have made to them. Co...

View on Facebook

Northamptonshire Shared Lives service for vulnerable adults rated outstanding

View on Facebook
17/02/2017 15:57
Test
22/12/2016 09:10
test highways news release
31/08/2016 22:00
Northamptonshire County Council’s Cabinet will next month (September 6th) discuss plans to add an additional 105 new places at Wollaston Community Primary School.
31/08/2016 22:00
This summer’s Women’s Tour was watched by a record-breaking 80,000 people in Northamptonshire – 12,500 more than last year.