Starbright Primary Ballet for 6 – 9 year olds

  • Session: Stay tuned for future dates. 
  • Time: 4:45 – 5:45pm
  • Instructor: Tara Crouse
  • Experience: Beginners
  • Ages: 6 – 9 years old
  • Investment: $120 for 8 Wk session, drop-in are welcome after minimum registrants have been reached.
  • Supplies: Pink bodysuit, pink ballet tights, ballet slippers. Need dance wear? Please contact Toes n’ Taps for your dance needs, they are great!

Let your inner light shine brightly! In this 10 week beginner ballet session, participants will learn the fundamentals of classical ballet and then apply their learning in a demonstration for parents and guardians. Participants will learn how to: warm up their bodies, develop their musicality, learn to move at different speeds, develop their spacial awareness, and express ideas/stories through movement. On the last class of this session, students will dance have a demonstration for parents/guardians. Questions about this class, please contact instructor, Tara Crouse at:

Tara Crouse is honoured to share her favourite form of expression – movement! As a Dance instructor she values the art and science of this medium, and has worked with all ages and abilities in her 35 years of training, teaching, performing and adjudicating throughout Canada.

She enjoys teaching multiple forms of dance including Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, and Creative Dance. Her classes are innovative and develop an appreciation of dance as a beautiful art form so that students are able to feel the power of this mode of communication. Tara currently enjoys developing and teaching classes at McTavish Academy as well as working in independent schools doing a variety of different dance programs and projects. Tara has her BA (Hons) in Dance Education, holds her Cecchetti Associate Teaching Certificate in addition to other certifications listed below.

BA (Hons) in Dance Education
Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate for Independent Schools
Cecchetti Society of Canada – Associate Teaching Certificate in Ballet
Royal Academy of Dance – Teaching Certificate in Ballet
Canadian Dance Teachers Association – Associate in Stage & ModernYoga Teacher – YRT 200
Yoga Therapy – 80hrs

Additional information


Thursdays, February 7 – February 28 2019, Thursdays, April 4 – May 23 2019


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