Departments

General Dancing Education
These sections are targeted mainly at children of school age wanting to take their first steps in the world of dance. In the first trimester of their three year studies, the students are taught the basic and most important dance movements such as:
  • Greek folk and traditional
  • Cypriot traditional
  • Latin American & Club dance
  • Hip Hop & Street dance

After the first years of studies, the students are capable of continuing their dance studies at a more advanced and specialized level according to their personal preferences.

  • Optional Participation in IDTA Exams
Greek Traditional & Folk Dancing
The Greeks are very proud of their wonderful history in music. Throughout the passing of time a wide vairety of dance and music has been born, loved and evolved. All the Greeks entertain and express themselves through their dances and through the rhythms of their music. 
The following Greek dances are taught:

Hasapiko     
Sirtaki     
Zeimpekiko     
Oriental
Tsifteteli     
Sousta     
Kalamatianos     
Tsamikos
Sirtos     
Nisiotikos     
Makedonikos

 

Latin Dances

Latin American dances have become very popular throughout the world and this is not by chance. It has become part of the world wide dance repertoire and it is included as part of the program of studies in all of the well respected dance schools around the world. Latin American dance distinguishes from other dances due to its live rhythm and special technique.

 

  • Salsa
  • Mambo
  • Merengue
  • Rock 'n' Roll
  • Argentine Tango
  • Rumba
  • Samba
  • Pasadople
  • Jive
  • Cha Cha Cha


Optional participation in IDTA exams

 

European Ballroom

Popular dances that have become much loved in all of Europe due to their social character and simplicity. Their timeless nature has see them in many plush settings keeping parties going throughout the world. Ballroom dances are a combination of a large group of dances which have given the opportunity to many youngsters throughout time to socialize and flirt.

  • Viennese Waltz     
  • Tango
  • Foxtrot
  • Quickstep
  • Slow Waltz

Optional participation in IDTA exams.

 

 

 

Belly Dancing
Ballet

Ballet is a way in which you can narrate a story where music and dance replace words. It's roots go back a few centuries ago to the courts of the Italian nobility. It wasn't long before ballet was placed in the classical dance culture worldwide. In our mind the word ballet reminds us of grace, charm, beauty and courtesy. Children through ballet acquire flexibility, a good figure, grace and symmetrical development. *Optional participation in IDTA exams.

 

Flamenco

The Spanish tradition in the creativity of arts is one of the richest in the world. Flamenco music and dance play an important part in Spanish tradition which is said to have originated in the region of Andalucia. It is a dance which expresses the local temperament quite strongly. The passion, tension, tapping of the feet and emotional charge of the music are its basic characteristics.

  • Sevillanes
  • Bulerias
  • Solea
  • Tangos
  • Rumba
  • Seguriya
  • Fandango de Huelva
  • Alegrias
  • Farruca
  • Traditional & Classical Spansih


Optional participation in SDS exams

Jazz & Hip Hop

Freestyle Jazz was born in the beginning of the 20th century when Isidora Danka abandoned ballet and devised a very personal dance style. Similarly the American dancer Martha Graham developed her own artistic style and later many prominent dancers followed. Freestyle dance offers the opportunity to express personal feelings and to try out new methods in body movement and expression. The dance jazz is dynamic, expressive and entertaining at the same time. The intense rhythm, the rocking of the hips, the isolation of movements, and the absolute coordination are the basic characteristics of this type of dance. Up until the 1940's jazz was danced exclusively to jazz music but now jazz is also danced to the rhythms of other contemporary music. *Optional participation in IDTA and ISTD exams.

 

Argentine Tango
More info coming soon.
Cypriot Folk Dancing

The folk and traditional dance of each country outlines and expresses in a most intense way the character and history of the people. Dance and music in the lives of the Cypriots consists of a live show of feelings and emotions at various social events. Whatever we place in the category "Greek Traditional Dancing" and "Greek Traditional Music" is whatever we managed to learn from our homeland. The Cypriot traditional dance continues to hold a special place at our school as the symbol of our cultural inheritance.

Men and women's face to face (Katsilamades)


Zeimbekiko Drepani Sousta Sirtos Tatsia

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