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Class Attire

Why we wear proper dance attire

Wearing properly fitting dance attire enables dancers to achieve the full range of motion and allows instructors to observe proper technique, body movements, muscle use and alignment. It also creates a uniformed look, which lessens any visual distractions for the instructor and/or choreographer and builds a team atmosphere to reduce competition between dancers within a class.

What is not accepted in class

No jeans, loose fitting t-shirts, bulky sweaters, hoodies or baggy pants. No watches or jewelry (small stud earrings are acceptable for class only, not for performances.)

Food, Gum and Candy are not allowed during class time.

*Water bottles are highly encouraged, with plain water. Please no juice or milk. Please label all water bottles and attire.*

DANCE DUET CLASSES

Dance wear is not mandatory but may be worn if desired for children participating in Pre-Dance classes. Form fitted clothing is recommended for young dancers. Comfortable, easy to move in clothing for participating parents or caregivers. Bare feet, gymnastics or ballet slippers are all suitable. 

BALLET CLASSES

 SHOES
- Properly fitted Pink Ballet Slippers.  

*Please have your child's ballet shoes fitted at a dance wear store or at the studio. We do not recommend ordering from Amazon as the sizing is typically too large and hinders the proper use of the feet for dance.
- Canvas ballet shoes are required for Foundations and Competitive classes. 
TIGHTS
- Mondor Ballet Pink Convertible tights - Style #319 for Competitions

- ABT Ballet Pink for Mini, Primary, Novice Levels
BODYSUIT
- Bodysuit - Any colour for Mini, Primary and Novice 
- Black strap or tank style bodysuit for Foundations and Competitive Classes
- Bodysuits must have no mesh or side cutouts
HAIR
- Hair must be in a Bun or Braided.
- Dancers with short hair - pull hair away from the face
OTHER
- No shorts, ballet skirts or tutus as they limit the visibility of the alignment of the hips.
- Fitted dance sweaters or wraps are acceptable to begin class until the body is warm.  

JAZZ CLASSES

SHOES
- Beige Elastic Bloch Jazz Shoes

*Please have your child's ballet shoes fitted at a dance wear store or at the studio. We do not recommend ordering from Amazon as the sizing is typically too large and hinders the proper use of the feet for dance.
TIGHTS
- Mondor Light Tan Convertible Tights - Style#319
- Black Dance Shorts are optional
BODYSUIT
- Bodysuit - Any colour for Mini, Primary and Novice 
- Black strap or tank style bodysuit for Foundations and Competitive Classes
- Bodysuits must have no mesh or side cutouts
HAIR
- Hair must be in a Bun or Braided.
- Dancers with short hair - pull hair away from the face
OTHER
- Fitted dance sweaters or wraps are acceptable to begin class until the body is warm.

TAP CLASSES

SHOES
- Black Bloch Oxford Tap Shoes  ~ *TechnoTaps*

*Please have your child's ballet shoes fitted at a dance wear store or at the studio. We do not recommend ordering from Amazon as the sizing is typically too large and hinders the proper use of the feet for dance.
TIGHTS
- Mondor Light Tan Convertible Tights - Style #319
- Black Dance Shorts are optional
BODYSUIT
- Bodysuit - Any colour for Mini, Primary and Novice 
- Black strap or tank style bodysuit for Foundations and Competitive Classes
- Bodysuits must have no mesh or side cutouts
HAIR
- Hair must be in a Bun or Braided.
- Dancers with short hair - pull hair away from the face
OTHER
- Fitted dance sweaters or wraps are acceptable to begin class until the body is warm.

HIP HOP & BREAK DANCE CLASSES

SHOES

- White Running Shoes

- Shoes must be clean and for indoor use only

- No skater shoes, crocs, sandals, flip-flops, boots, sock feet or bare feet.

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- Grey CDL T-Shirt or White Connectivity T-Shirt

 

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- Black Dance Shorts or Black Dance Leggings

 

HAIR

- Hair must be in a Ponytail or Braided
- Dancers with short hair - pull hair away from the face

 

OTHER

- Fitted dance sweaters or wraps are acceptable to begin class until the body is warm.

- No Street Clothes or baggy hoodies are permitted for class

LYRICAL CLASSES

SHOES
- Beige Elastic Bloch Jazz Shoes
TIGHTS
- Mondor Light Tan Convertible Tights - Style#319
- Black Dance Shorts are optional
BODYSUIT
- Black strap or tank style bodysuit for Foundations and Competitive Classes
- Bodysuits must have no mesh or side cutouts
HAIR
- Hair must be in a Bun or Braided.
- Dancers with short hair - pull hair away from the face
OTHER
- Fitted dance sweaters or wraps are acceptable to begin class until the body is warm.

MODERN CLASSES

SHOES
- Bare Feet
TIGHTS
- Mondor Light Tan Convertible Tights - Style#319 or Mondor Light Tan CroppedTights - Style#318
- Black Dance Shorts are optional
BODYSUIT
- Black strap or tank style bodysuit for Foundations and Competitive Classes
- Bodysuits must have no mesh or side cutouts
HAIR
- Hair must be in a Bun or Braided.
- Dancers with short hair - pull hair away from the face
OTHER
- Fitted dance sweaters or wraps are acceptable to begin class until the body is warm

ACRO CLASSES

SHOES
- Bare Feet
TIGHTS
- Mondor Light Tan Convertible Tights - Style#319 or Mondor Light Tan CroppedTights - Style#318
- Black Dance Shorts optional
BODYSUIT

- Bodysuit - Any colour for Mini, Primary and Novice 
- Black strap or tank style bodysuit for Foundations and Competitive Classes
- Bodysuits must have no mesh or side cutouts
HAIR
- Hair must be in a Braided or in a Ponytail
- Dancers with short hair - pull hair away from the face
OTHER

-No bulky or baggy clothing permitted as it impedes the instructors ability to see proper alignment and safely spot skills.

JUMP ROPE CLASSES

BOY DANCE CLASSES

SHOES
- Properly fitting, highly supportive running shoes or cross training shoes

- Socks must be worn
- No skater shoes, crocs, sandals, flip-flops, boots, sock feet or bare feet.
Rope Skipping Canada standards require proper footwear and socks for insurance purposes and skipper safety. Students will NOT be able to participate fully without proper footwear.
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- Connectivity Skipper Orange or Grey Jersey

- Grey CDL T-Shirt or White Connectivity T-Shirt 
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- Black OR Grey Shorts


JUMP COMPETITIVE ATHLETES
-Connectivity Skipper uniforms are available for purchase at the studio
HAIR
- Hair must be Braided
ROPES
-Practice Starter Skipping ropes are included in the registration for all first year skippers.
-Advanced Freestyle and Speed ropes are available for purchase through the studio once skippers have achieved the required skills in the Can-Skip Green Badge Level.  Advancing to a higher level rope too quickly may result in frustration for athletes.  Please speak with coaches prior to purchasing new ropes.

SHOES
- Ballet - Black Canvas Ballet Shoes
- Tap - Black Bloch Oxford Tap Shoes  ~ *TechnoTaps*
- Jazz & Lyrical - Black Elastic Bloch Jazz Shoes
- Modern & Acro - Barefeet
- Hip Hop - White Running Shoes
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- Grey CDL Shirt or White Connectivity Shirt
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- Black Shorts

ADULT CLASSES

Dance wear is not mandatory. Comfortable form fitted clothing is recommended. For shoe recommendation, please follow the genre descriptions above. If you already own shoes, but the colour/style is different than our studio requirements, please do not feel obligated to purchase new ones until speaking with your instructor regarding performance potential.

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