Your First Class

What to expect and ware to your first class

At decodanceschool you'll will receive a warm, friendly welcome from your teacher and the rest of the group.

 

We recommend that you arrive a little early (5mins) to your first class, as this allows you time to meet your fellow class mates in the foyer beforehand and get to know them. We also advise everyone to bring a drink to class as dance is thirsty work.

 

All new students can take up to 3 weeks to truly settle in class, as during the initial period they are figuring out they're new surroundings, the teacher and other children, the noise, lights, sights and smells are all different and they need to get used to it. Don't worry if it takes your child a little longer than 3 weeks or if they don't seem fazed at all about going to class. All children are different and respond differently to new situations, but rest assured once they get settled there will be no stopping them.

What to ware and bring

All students will need to bring a drink to class as dance is thirsty work. Please juice or water only no fizzy drinks. 

Ballet 

Girls - leggings and a T-shirt or if they prefer a dress or skirt providing its safe to dance in

Boys - Jogging bottoms and a T-shirt

Footwear barefoot whist dancing (shoes can be ordered through us)

Tap

Girls - leggings and a T-shirt

Boys - jogging bottoms and a T-shirt

Footware - flat street shoe/school shoe (you can order tap shoes from us)

Street

Girls - leggings and a T-shirt (Please no shorts even in warm weather)

Boys - jogging bottoms and a T-shirt  (Please no shorts even in warm weather)

Footware - trainers

Contemporary

Girls- leggings and a T-shirt

Boys - Jogging bottoms and a T-shirt

Footware barefoot/socks or flat ballet shoes

Triple Threat

Girls - Leggings and a T-shirt

Boys - Jogging bottoms and a T-shirt

Footware - trainers or jazz shoes

Adult classes 

Ladies and Gents please ware comfy clothes to class and something with a little stretch in the fabric as you will need to be able to move freely. 

       

 
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