Benefits of Dance

Dance has so many benefits besides the obvious improvements in health and fitness. Learn about all the amazing things that dance offers.

Dance Sensations Students Uniform

How Uniform Can Effect a Dance Class

Why are we so passionate about uniform at Dance Sensations? There are a number of reasons why having a dress code is important to our studio and values. At Dance Sensations we have a wide range of uniform options for students to choose between. From T-Shirts to singlets, shorts and crop tops there’s plenty of comfortable options for your dancer to choose between. Read on to find out why we are such big believers in wearing a uniform at [...]

Dance Step Assistants

DanceStep student appreciation

For the last two years DS has had many of our senior students participating in the DanceStep Student Teacher Education Program. DanceStep is a 4 stage process which builds on the philosophy that dance helps teach students to be part of a team and community. This program provides a progressive and formalised education process including both practical and theoretical components. DanceStep empowers students to take care of others, guiding them to be leaders and role models at our studio [...]

Miss Allie’s Improv Exercises

The Top 3 Improv Exercises As promised in our last blog post, here are some of Miss Allie’s favourite structured dance improvisation exercises! The 3 exercises we are about to share are the secret to how Dance Sensations dancers become masters of their own free movement! They allow students to learn the art of improv while inspiring new ways to move. These 3 improv exercises are especially great if you’re feeling a bit stuck or if you’re not feeling [...]

How Improv can make you a better dancer

3 benefits of improv! A post shared by Allie Davidson (@allisundavidsun) on Nov 8, 2017 at 5:11am PST Some of our DS Students’ improvisation skills Dance improvisation (commonly known as improv) is the process of creating movement without pre-planning any steps or choreography. Free movement is a great way to have fun, relieve any stress and explore new ways to move and the best part is there are absolutely no rules! This week we look at the top 3 benefits of doing [...]

Dance Sensations classes for preschool students

5 Benefits of DS Minis classes

DS Minis - so much more than preschool dance classes There are so many wonderful activities out there at the moment for preschool students.  Activities like Little Kickers, Little Rugby etc, Kindy Gym and a whole host of others – the choice can be overwhelming for parents. In this blog we list 5 reasons that our DS Minis classes are a perfect activity for preschool students. 1. Learning skills that help them when they start school Two of the most simple, vital, [...]

Anna getting tossed out of a cheer lift at the Dance Sensations Concert

The Best Things About a Dance Sensations End of Year Concert

For the past 17 years, Dance Sensations has held a big End of Year Concert, where all of the DS dancers get to showcase what they have been working on for half of the year. With 750 students performing and 4 shows across two weekends, the DS concert is a big one! We know that it might seem overwhelming to be involved in such a big production, but we are here to tell you that it’s not, and it’s [...]

DS Family

This week we’re exploring the benefits of dancing here at Dance Sensations. And the biggest one I can think of is our Dance Family! One great example of how strong our dance family is highlighted through the amazing support our students, teachers and their families continue to show each other at eisteddfods. Miss Allie presented our Fireworks Troupe with beautiful framed poems before they went on stage to perform their new piece – Body Love Miss Hannah presenting the Opals with [...]

It pays to do Ballet

…Footballers confirm! It’s no big surprise that ballet brings grace and technique to our dancers. But did you know it helps build strength, posture, balance AND is great for injury prevention? These skills benefit everyone, from our 3 year olds here at DS, to their dad’s (who probably haven’t ever stepped foot into a dance class)! Last month BBC reported the rise of football clubs worldwide enrolling their players into ballet classes. This demanding style assists in their training, emphasising a [...]