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Students new to Karin Hobby are welcomed and assisted in finding their level within the school. "Everyone loves dancing here". LB 2014


Royal Academy of Dance - Dance Challenge link below!

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Training at its best - whether recreational or more professionally directed

All times and programs subject to change

Junior Ballet

3 year olds – Pre School RAD Ballet “Mini Dance”   Mon 5:15pm  Thurs 5:15pm   Sat 9am

 Brings the world of dance into the world of your 3 year old with imagination and creativity.  Enhance your child’s experience through dance with music, co-ordination, focus, movement, stimulating social and intellectual development. Ballet based. RAD Pre School Curriculum. Begin at any time if there is an opening in any of the classes.
45 minute class. 8 week blocks $120 hst additional   New Sessions February  2017 Call us.

3yr old eight week session registration form

RAD Dance Readiness      4-5 year olds   Wed 5:15pm Saturday 9am
Ballet based, developing musicality, dance skills, co-ordination, posture, relaxation, focus, imagination, creativity, and confidence building in a supportive, creative and nurturing environment.  Half and full year programs  45 min classes once weekly. There are a few spots only remaining in our winter classes. Next New Session begins June 2017 Registering now. Call us re availability..

RAD PrePrimary Ballet     5-6 year olds  Wednesdays 5:15pm Sat 9am

"We tried two other dance schools before we came here. My daughter is so happy here that we wish we had come here from the beginning. It is more than worth the drive!" A.R 2014

Ballet based invoking the imagination, through dance. Fun and active but requiring focus and co-operation. Children work individually, in partners and in groups. with  patterning, rhythms, dance styles and music growing as dancers and individuals, Half and full year programs. Summer Sessions run beginning in June. 45 min classes once weekly.

RAD Primary Ballet  6-8 year olds.    Thursday 5:15pm Sat 10am

  "My daughter is over the moon she is so excited about her ballet classes" M.W. 2015

Foundation of dance technique is established. Children’s imagination, creativity and love of movement is explored and enriched. Students may also study tap or modern and/or jazz. 45 min classes once or twice weekly.

Grades 1- 5 Ballet
Age 7 and up

RAD Grades 1-2 Ballet (1 hr classes)
Gr 1   Wednesday 5:15 pm      Gr 2   Sat 10am  Monday 6 pm

"I appreciate the care you have taken with the students. Both of my daughters have been thrilled with the program this year!" LD 2016

Ages 7 and up. Dance technique including barre, dance solos and group ballet combinations and dances and  Character dance. New students will quickly catch up if they are just beginning dance at this level. Grade 1  once   weekly. Grade 2  twice weekly or 2 years at the Grade 2 level. Students may also study tap, jazz and/or modern. Royal Academy of Dance medals are awarded to successful exam candidates. Exams are offered to students deemed to be ready by the Academy Director. Private lessons by arrangement. Summer Sessions run beginning in July.

RAD Grades 3-5 Ballet (1 hr classes)   See Schedule  Mon Wed Thurs Sat

"My daughter loves ballet here! We want to add an extra class this term" JE 2013

Ages 10-14 (approx)  New students will be directed into appropriate levels. Performance, ballet skills, solo and group dances. Two to three classes per week.   RAD medals are awarded to successful RAD exam and Class Award candidates. Some levels may require 2 years of study depending on the number of weekly hours of training.

My daughter loved every moment she spent dancing with you. We only hope to find a comparable school in our new city ML 2016

RAD Grades 6-8


RAD Grade 6-8 (1-1.25 hour classes) Scheduled alternate years. Next session 2017

"I changed studios and now I am so happy to be getting corrections. I have improved in my dancing and my technique 100%" SK2013

12 years and up. Students may study the vocational levels concurrently or on alternate years. Examinations are offered. Successful Grade 6 students may apply for RAD student membership.

Payton Beckett       Distinction Grade 7 2015

RAD Vocational Grades

Pointe and RAD Intermediate Foundation/Intermediate Ballet
(1.25 hour classes) Ages 12 and up. Intermediate Foundation Wed 7pm Thurs 5pm Saturday 11am

Intermediate Mon 7pm Wed 7:15pm Frid 5:30pm Sat 12:15pm

"I love this studio!" SS 2015

"I wouldn't be the dancer I am today without Miss Karin's teaching". EV2014

Pointe work  and examinations are offered. Students passing these levels can apply for RAD student membership.

Pointe and RAD  Advanced Foundation 1 and 2 Ballet    Wed 8:30pm  Tues 5:00  Friday 6:45 Pointe

"I used to be at a studio where the non-competition dancers were not really corrected and not given the same attention as the competitive students. I love it so much more here and I never would have attained the distinction in my last exam without the teaching I received here!"AC 2016

Adult Ballet
Adult RAD Ballet Classes  
Get your Tutus out of the closet!
Join at any time.
Classes run ALL YEAR LONG!
Beginner  Thursdays 7:15pm 
 Intermediate  Thursdays 7:15pm
 Advanced Wednesdays 8:30pm
8 class pass  $150 (taxes included!)
Find Your Level Single Class $25 Flat Rate
What do participants say?
              "The only regret I have is not having found your classes sooner!" SG 2013
Classes are tailored to the participants.
 University students welcome,

Royal Academy of Dance - Dance Challenge
Want to participate? Follow this link for more information!
Then sign up to be coached by Karin Hobby and The KHDANCE team!

DANCE Challenge
Conditioning for Dancers IIncluded in the Summer Dance Intensives. Pointe Work Boot Camps run in August.

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