Tag - Dance Sensations

Styles of Dance

What style of Dance should I try next? Have you ever wanted to try a style of dance that you’ve never done before? Whether you’re looking to try your very first dance class or just add a new style to your schedule we’ve got you covered! This blog post will give you a rundown on some of the most popular styles of dance to help you decide what class is best for you! Jazz or Hip Hop If you’re looking for an upbeat, [...]

Dance Sensations students at the DEFYXBABE workshop in Sydney

How To Make the Most of a Dance Workshop

What is a dance workshop? A dance workshop is essentially an open dance class that anybody is free to attend. Attending workshops is a fantastic way for dancers to broaden their experience, step outside their comfort zones, make connections and discover new ways to move and create. Some favourite workshops that DS dancers have attended this year have been DEFYXBABE dance editorial, Travis Wall and  Lisa Ellis Dance Prescription.  What to expect Often when attending a workshop you’ll be in a completely new space [...]

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, [...]

Dance Sensations Midyear Showcase

What is the DS Midyear Showcase? As dancers we spend most of our time in the dance studio working super hard, practicing tricks and turns, and repeating steps until we’re sweating head to toe. For me, one of the most rewarding things is getting to show off all of your hard work on stage for your friends and family to see! At DS we are so lucky to get to showcase all of the things we have been learning in [...]

Dance Sensations students at end of year concert

2017 Dance Sensations Highlights

What a year at Dance Sensations! So it’s a week late…but I was sitting back today reflecting on what an amazing, fun, inspiring year 2017 was! I couldn’t let the opportunity go by without sharing some of the amazing things that happened here at Dance Sensations over the last 12 months. It’s impossible to squish all the phenomenal things that happened in 2017 into 1 little blog…but let’s see how we go 🙂 Unbelievable dance classes! Seems like a funny one for [...]

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 [...]

dance class Yannis

Dance Industry Focus- Yanis Marshall

Here at Dance Sensations, we are always drawing from inspiration from amazing choreographers around the world for our dance classes. We are always looking to do things differently, and choreograph dances that blow away audiences. One choreographer that DS absolutely loves and draws inspiration from is Yanis Marshall, a French dancer and YouTube sensation! Yanis Marshall is known for his intricate and insane choreography that involves dancing in 6 inch high heels, all whilst being incredibly fierce! Yanis moved [...]

Hannah teaching her minis on stage

Staff Spotlight – Miss Hannah

If there were to be a Dance Sensations spirit ambassador, Miss Hannah would be it! Always happy, bubbly and fun, we love having Miss Hannah around. She loves DS Spirit so much, that she even made a DS Spirit stick for every troupe this year.  She then gave up her weekend to come and present the spirit sticks to each troupe and cheer them on…loudly! We sat down with Miss Hannah to find out more about what makes her [...]

Dance Sensations classes are great for developing discipline

Discipline in Dance Classes

By engaging in an extracurricular activity like dance classes at Dance Sensations, some may think that exercise and staying fit is the only benefit. However, dancing can teach great life skills that can be taken on to use in the future for personal life and the workplace. Some of these life skills include time management, perseverance, dedication and most importantly, discipline. Discipline is the skill we are going to focus on today – a skill that is often unrecognised [...]

Hip hop crew Royal Family is such an inspiration for Dance Sensations students

Industry Focus – Royal Family

Ever since the Royal Family graced our screens in Justin Bieber’s ‘Sorry’ film clip, the world has fallen in love- and DS too! Here at Dance Sensations studio, we love hip hop! Hip hop has been at the studio since we began in 2001 – that’s 17 years ago!  We offer hip hop dance classes for all ages, starting at minis hip hop for 3-year-olds and going all the way to adults. The DS staff love to draw inspiration from various [...]