Classes

Baby ballet (1- 3 years)

An Adult and baby participation class that introduces the basics of Ballet. Movement & rhythm are encouraged through the use of props, songs and lots more…

Preschool ballet & tap (2 ½ – 5 years)

Imagination and storytelling are used to introduce pre-school children to Ballet and Tap dancing. Games and challenges engage the children in their learning. “Starlite” Tests are offered to reward hard work and progress in class.

Junior 1 ballet & tap (4 – 7 years)

Increasing the knowledge of Ballet movement and terminology. Greater consideration is given to posture and technique. In tap class the focus is on co-ordination and formation. Rhythm games are played to gain an understanding of music and timing. “Starlite” and “first Step” Tests are offered to reward hard work in class.

Junior 2 ballet & tap (7 – 10 years)

In Ballet class, Grade work is started. Whilst concentrating on posture and techniques, attention is also given to improving stamina and difficulty of movement. Musical interpretation is also taught. Tap class focuses on gaining a greater knowledge of tap steps, music and rhythm patterns. Whilst gaining medal test with the B.A.T.D, an American tap syllabus is introduced to provide comprehensive learning.

Junior jazz (5 – 10 years)

A fun class that focuses on flexibility, strength and freedom of movement. Ideal for children who love current music and dancing. Stagecraft and direction games, challenges and lots more…. Medal Tests are offered to reward hard work and progress in class.

Intermediate/senior ballet/tap/jazz  (10 years+)

Grade work is taught in Ballet Class and Medal Tests are offered in Tap & Jazz. Following the B.A.T.D syllabus’ children are encouraged in their learning of posture & technique, musical interpretation & rhythm, flexibility & strength, co-ordination and knowledge of dance steps. An American tap syllabus is also followed to provide a greater understanding of tap steps. Current music is used, whenever possible, to get the children dancing and increase their stamina. Beginners are welcomed.

Adult tap

A great way to exercise, have fun and meet new friends. A relaxed class that progresses through the B.A.T.D and an American tap syllabus’. Beginners welcomed and is suitable for all ages. Come along for your free trial class.

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Saturday morning Baby Ballet class is cancelled. Unfortunately, numbers have been low and Miss Flori is needed in preschool class.
Our baby ballerinas will be missed 😢. I hope to see you in preschool class soon. Gail xxx
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Baby ballet will not start back until next sat 12th and adult tap starts back on the 11th. Thanks Gail xxx ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy New Year! Classes start back this weekend and a newsletter has been sent out today. Please check trash mail if you've not received it!
Looking forward to seeing some of my budding ballerina's tomorrow at the Scottish ballet performance of "Cinderella". Hope to see everyone else this weekend! Xxx
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1 month ago

Gail Ashley School of Dance

Christmas party with Newton Mearns dance school. We had a fantastic time. Thank you to Aerial for coming along to see us all, definitely added some magic to our day. Xxx ... See MoreSee Less

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Morning Newton Mearns dance school. It's party time🎄🎉 all preschool and junior dancers 12.30-2pm. Intermediate dancers classes are on as normal. Thanks Gail xxx ... See MoreSee Less

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Laser Station fun tonight with the older dancers! Girls you have tired me out, thank you for a fab night. Strictly final and straight to bed. 💤 😴 xxx ... See MoreSee Less

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Couldn't add this to last post! These girls definitely have the moves 😉😍😘 ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Gail Ashley School of Dance

The kilmacolm dancers were mesmerised by our beautiful Aerial. Had so much fun with all my wonderful dancers today. 😍😍😍 ... See MoreSee Less

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Hi kilmacolm dancers, please remember the change in times for our preschool and junior dancers. 10.30-12pm! Intermediate and senior dancers class times stay the same. Xxx ps can't wait too party!!! 🤶🏻😉 ... See MoreSee Less

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Hi,
An email has been sent with arrangements for the last days of term, 15th & 16th. A copy will be on my door this weekend. Please message me if you haven't received it.
Gail xxx ps remember to check your junk mail!
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Contact Us

Email 
contact@gailashleyschollofdance.co.uk

Phone
07415 701 667
 0141 391 4015

 

 

Testimonials

"This class is just great fun! Great steady pace of learning, fab music and loads of encouragement and enthusiasm. Brilliant teacher, makes everyone feel good. Love it"

Susan

"Love the class, love the dancing and PT's all due to excellent teaching. No complaints whatsoever!"

Chloe

"Fantastic class, very friendly and relaxed. Love the fact that whether a beginner or more experienced, you are made very welcome. Great fun."

Judi

"Fun, relaxing class, really enjoyable and Gail is lovely. I do both the beginners and intermediate class and I love both. Gail is a patient and relaxing teacher. I look forward to the classes every week."

Irene

"Jorgie loves her dance class! Always gets excited when we arrive in class. Really looking forward to 2016 when we return."

S. Murray

"Lovely, friendly atmosphere for babies and toddlers to learn the first steps to ballet and rhythm. Gail is so patient with the children, makes the class so more relaxed. Thank you."

Lynsay

"Great way for babies/toddlers to learn social interaction through ballet songs and dance. Gail has great patience with the children and makes sure all of them are treated fairly and specially."

M. Durning

"We love Gail's class and look forward to coming each week. Eirinn is developing her rhythm and picking up on the ballet steps which she will replicate in the house. Gail is patient and great with all the kids. Thank you."

Lindsay