Break Dance

Breakdancing, also known as breaking, is a dynamic and athletic form of street dance that originated in the 1970s. It involves a variety of movements including spins, flips, and intricate footwork. Breakdancing is a fun and creative way for kids and teens to express themselves, improve their physical fitness, and develop coordination and confidence. It also promotes teamwork and community through dance battles and group performances.

Break Dance Classes Details:

Days: Wednesdays

Time: 14h45-15h30

Age: 5-7 years

Experience Level: None required

Costing: Available here

Days: Wednesdays

Time: 15h30-16h15

Age: 7-11 years

Experience Level: None required

Costing: Available here

Days: Wednesdays

Time: 16h15-17h00

Age: 7-11 years

Experience Level: L1 required

Costing: Available here

Days: Wednesdays

Time: 17h00-17h45

Age: 12 years and up

Experience Level: L1 & 2 required

Costing: Available here

What is Break Dancing?

Breakdancing, or breaking, is an energetic and captivating style of street dance that has its roots in the hip-hop culture of the 1970s. Pioneered by African American and Latino youth in New York City, breakdancing has evolved into a global phenomenon embraced by dancers of all ages. For kids and teens, breakdancing offers an exciting blend of athleticism, creativity, and self-expression.

The dance is characterized by its four primary elements: toprock, downrock, power moves, and freezes. Toprock refers to the standing dance moves, while downrock involves intricate footwork performed on the floor. Power moves are the more acrobatic elements, such as spins and flips, which require strength and agility. Freezes are dramatic poses that dancers hold, often balancing on their hands or heads.

Beyond the physical benefits like improved strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular health, breakdancing fosters a sense of community and belonging. Kids and teens engage in dance battles, where they showcase their skills in friendly competitions, and participate in group performances that emphasize teamwork and collaboration. This vibrant dance form encourages young people to push their boundaries, build confidence, and connect with others through a shared passion for dance.

Dancewear requirements

Uniform Brochure

Our members are recommended to wear:

  • Anything comfortable and doesn’t limit movement
  • Comfortable shoes, careful with sneakers with too much grip.
  • Knee pads
  • Beanie

Teacher Feature:

Leon Labuschagne - Breaking Instructor

Leon Labuschagne

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