Dance Classes for Ages 6-12 in Fairfield, CA

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At The Dance Factory, anyone can learn to dance

We recognize that dancers aged 6 to 12 each bring their own unique energy and creativity to the dance floor. That’s why we offer a diverse range of dance classes tailored to this dynamic age group, focusing on their developmental and individual needs.

Our classes cover the essential elements of dance, teaching foundational techniques, rhythm, and movement while maintaining an engaging and fun atmosphere. We incorporate a variety of music, from current pop hits to timeless classics, to resonate with their diverse tastes and keep them excited about dancing. This combination of solid dance fundamentals and engaging music ensures that our young dancers are always eager and inspired for every class.

Our Approach to Dance Classes for Kids

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Dance Lessons Should Be Fun!

We understand that for 6-12 year-olds, dance is not just about learning steps, but about enjoying the journey and expressing themselves. Our goal is for every student in this age range to absolutely LOVE their dance classes, embarking on an adventurous journey of growth, skill development, and self-expression. We put the “fun” into the fundamental dance steps!

Our skilled team expertly combines comprehensive dance education with a vibrant, youth-focused approach, providing a space for these young dancers to explore their passion for dance. Whether they’re just starting out or continuing to develop their skills, our instructors are ready to guide them in making significant progress, all while ensuring the classes are enjoyable, lively, and enriching.

We Emphasize Healthy Technique

Healthy technique is critical to lifelong enjoyment of the dance. Our first priority is teaching strong fundamentals, including safe stretching, technique, vocabulary, and choreography. We believe that thoughtful instruction is essential to dance development and safeguards students from injury.

Once the fundamentals are in place, you can design your journey. Our qualified teachers will assist you in developing your dance and exploring different styles and programs. Learn with us as we infuse elements of performance throughout the year along with year-end recitals into our well-rounded approach to fostering dance excellence.

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“Our daughter *loves* her dance exploration class. The instructors are fantastic and use age appropriate techniques for teaching the basics. Have you ever tried to get ten 3-4 year olds to do anything? They’ve got it down to a science and have all the kids following along! ”

— Julianna Hart

“Such a wonderfully inviting space. It’s a much welcome addition to the community. I don’t see it as just a dance studio, but rather a place where you can really explore your creativity and grow as an artist, because they offer a variety of classes and dance genres. ”

— Tiffany Williams

“I have nothing but good things to say about this place. My kid loves it, the owners is caring and works hard to make sure everyone is happy. Keep up the good work! ”

— Ina Pineda

Starting dance is as easy as 1-2-3!

Together we explore students’ dance goals.

We match students with one of our expert instructors.

Start dancing! Parents get progress updates as we prepare for performances.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the qualifications and experience of the dance instructors?

Our team is comprised of passionate and qualified professionals. All teachers participate in our classroom training and background checks. Many have performance experience and/or relevant degrees and are passionate about sharing their love for the art form with the next generation.

Can parents watch or join the kids dance classes?

While parents are not permitted to be physically present in the classes, we understand the importance of staying connected with your child’s learning experience. Therefore, we provide a daily Zoom link that allows parents to watch the classes virtually. This ensures that you can stay involved and support your child’s education from the comfort of your own home.

What are the fees for your dance classes, and are there any discounts or packages available?

Tuition is based on the season and paid either in one annual fee or monthly installments. You can find all the prices and packages here.

How does the dance school group dancers?

We carefully group dancers based on both age and skill level. This ensures that each class provides an appropriate level of challenge and support for every student. For those interested in a more competitive track, we offer specialized classes and teams, allowing dancers to further advance in their training.

What should my child wear to dance class?

Comfort is key! We recommend dancers wear appropriate dance attire, such as leotards, tights, and ballet shoes. For other dance styles, comfortable activewear and clean, non-marking dance shoes are ideal. Detailed dress code information can be found here.

What dance styles do you offer for kids?

We offer a diverse range of dance styles to spark the creativity and passion of our young dancers. From classical ballet to energetic jazz and modern hip-hop, there’s something for every child to explore and enjoy at The Dance Factory.

How can I support my child’s learning?

Support your child’s learning by practicing basic movements at home, incorporating music into playtime, and celebrating their dance experiences.