Class Levels

We acknowledge you are the best judge for you. With the exception of, Pre-Pointe and Pointe, 6th Position's class levels - drop-in and enrolment - are self-assessed. The below class level descriptions will help you gauge how much of a challenge you can expect at a certain level.

New to the studio and not sure where to start? We recommend starting at the beginning; Novice or Beginner is always a good place to begin with as little overwhelm as possible. Grab an Unlimited Trial Pass to give yourself two weeks of unlimited access to all drop-in classes while you work out which class level, and teachers, are the best fit for you.

 

Novice

A level specifically for those with less than six weeks or no prior dance experience in a similar style. This level focuses on basic dance technique and movement, such as positions of the feet and basic positions. The intent is to provide you with a basic dance vocabulary that you can build upon when you are ready to move into your first Beginner class.

 

Beginner

At least six weeks and up to two years of recent dance experience, or four years training from earlier days, in a similar style will help you get the most from this level. Beginner classes assume a basic understanding of terminology and movement, and focus on technique, coordination and strength to help students become more proficient in their movement.

 

Elementary

Suitable for those with two to four years of recent dance experience, or five to seven years training from earlier days, in a similar style. You will have a good grasp on your beginner technique. Elementary classes focus on learning more complex, quicker and bigger movements, with longer exercises. Strength building remains an important component of class. You will also begin to explore your dance artistry.

 

Intermediate

For those who approximately four to six years of recent dance experience, or eight to 10 years of training from earlier days, in a similar style. This level requires you to have the technique, coordination and strength to execute longer and more movement combinations. You will begin to learn advanced technique, steps and combinations, and particular attention is given to dance artistry and polish.

 

Advanced

For experienced dancers with at least six years of recent dance experience, or more than 10 years of training in earlier days, in a similar style. Advanced classes are fast-paced and most knowledge is assumed. This level is suitable for dance teachers, pre-professionals and professionals.