Tiny Tots

MNM Drum Dance is please to announce we are now a Licensed Leap 'N Learn Dance Studio.

The Leap ’N Learn program is designed to be an effective, safe, progressive, and developmentally appropriate method for 3 to 12-year-old students to learn dance.  Designed by master teacher Beverly Spell and expert child psychologist Dr. Annie Spell, the syllabus combines the healthiest practices for teaching ballet technique, while simultaneously encouraging pretend play amongst the youngest students to maintain a positive and fun environment, capitalizing on the naturally occurring cognitive and neural development of children.  This syllabus provides the tools and knowledge necessary for the creation of a successful learning environment.  

This early childhood program is specifically designed to teach dance based on a child’s physical, emotional and cognitive development. Leap ’N Learn classes will capture your child’s imagination with themes like mermaids, flamingos, fairies, sea creatures, kangaroo’s and more whilst learning the foundation of beginning ballet and musicality in a fun and nurturing environment.

Our focus is on the basic elements of :

  • Physical space and how we relate to it as an individual and group member
  • Locomotor and non-locomotor movements
  • Musical awareness
  • Opposites, directions and pathways
  • Elementary positions and movements of ballet
  • Elementary positions and movements of tap

We integrate the intellectual concepts of :

  • Self awareness
  • Teamwork
  • Creative expression
  • Imagination
  • Basic body and health awareness

Your child will also learn the basics of classroom behavior and manners, which include learning how to take turns, following another dancer or leading the way, waiting patiently, working together with others, and having a positive attitude. 

I have had the pleasure of having both of my children involved in MNM studios for the last 8 plus years, my little girl started as a tiny tot and is now thriving as a high school student in the wonderful performance team. I hand selected MNM because of their ability to nurture and guide my children's talents, they take a personal interest in each and every one of their students and are always open and approachable for anything. Seeing the skills and the talents of their students shine at performances such as the Royal Easter Show, local fairs and the end of year concerts is a true testament to the teaching that is happening and the abilities of the amazing teachers. Unlike other dance schools I know of the entire team are totally hands on and always there for support for both the kids and her parents we are never made to feel like a number. I can't recommend MNM highly enough.

Mel

 

Monday

10.30am-11.30am Leap N Learn - Twinkle Toes Age 3-4 year olds
Monday

11.30am-12.30pm

Leap N Learn - Fancy Feet Age 4-6 year olds
Monday

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Leap N Learn - Explorers Boys Only Age 4-6 years
Thursday

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Leap N Learn - Explorers Boys Only Age 4-6 years
Thursday 1.30pm - 2.30pm Leap N Learn - Fancy Feet

Age 4-6 year olds

Saturday 8.30am - 9.30am Leap N Learn - Twinkle Toes

Age 3-4 year olds

Saturday 9.30am - 10.30am Leap N Learn - Fancy Feet

Age 4-6 year olds