Foundations

Ages 18 months to 8 years

Our Foundations classes are the perfect introduction to movement for your tiny dancer! Starting at 18 months, dancers will explore creative movement, ballet and tumbling with tap added at the age of three and jazz at the age of six. Foundations classes allow our youngest dancers to discover the magic of movement in a fun, developmentally appropriate and encouraging environment. We offer both full year performance and session classes.

All of our Foundations classes are taught by top-notch, qualified Dance Educators.

Our pre-school dance program is different than any other option in Regina and surrounding area. All of our Foundations classes offer a unique, progressive curriculum that’s been professionally designed and perfected and enables children to advance month-to-month and year-to-year. Our music selection, themes and class pace will keep children entertained and keep them moving and grooving the whole time they’re in the studio. Our Foundations program classes are taught by certified dance educators that are fun, welcoming, calm, prepared, nurturing, lively, positive, encouraging, engaging, patient, understanding, imaginative, committed, reliable, give 110% in each class, disciplined and most importantly passionate about teaching pre-school dance. Your tot couldn’t be in better hands!

Please note the classes on this page are organized by age, starting at 18 months and working up to 8 years. For an overview of all of our Foundations program classes please click here.

Teenie Tots

Session Class // Ages 18 months to 3 years

Our Teenie Tots class offers an exciting introduction to dance for tots aged 18 months to three years. Students in this class explore movement through music, storytelling and the use of instruments and props, and the class offers a comforting setting for new dancers as mom, dad or guardian will be in the class by their side.

Note: Tuition is a one-time payment for the entire session.

Dress Code: Girls

Apparel: Comfortable clothing with socks, bare feet or ballet slippers

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

Apparel: Comfortable clothing with socks, bare feet or ballet slippers

Toddler Tots

Full-Year Performance Class // Ages 3 to 4 years

Our Toddler Tots class includes movement and music for tots aged 3 to 4 years in pre-ballet and tap. The professionally designed curriculum for this class is theme-based and progresses from month to month, and each month students will take home a skill chart that outlines all of the steps that were focused on that month. Students have in-class parent showcases throughout the year and finish the season in June performing in our annual year-end recital at the Conexus Arts Centre. This is the perfect class for tots that are new to dance and for those that participated in our Teenie Tots class. 

Note: Tuition listed is the monthly payment amount.

All girls will be provided with a Dance City bodysuit and tights at the beginning of the season for a fee of $45 + GST and PST. Boys uniforms and shoes for both girls and boys can be purchased at one of the local dance supply stores.

Dress Code: Girls

Shoes: Pink full sole ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch) and black patent/leather Mary Jane tap shoes (Capezio or Bloch)

Apparel: Dance City issued pink bodysuit

Tights: Dance City issued pink tights

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

Shoes: Black full sole ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch) and black boys lace-up tap shoes (Capezio or Bloch)

Apparel: Black shorts and white fitted t-shirt

Socks: Black socks

Tiny Tots

Full-Year Performance Class // Ages 4 to 5 years

Our Tiny Tots class includes movement and music for tots aged 4 to 5 years in pre-ballet and tap. The professionally designed curriculum for this class is theme-based and progresses from month to month, and each month students will take home a skill chart that outlines all of the steps that were focused on that month. Students have in-class parent showcases throughout the year and finish the season in June performing in our annual year-end recital at the Conexus Arts Centre. This is the perfect class for tots that are new to dance and for those that completed the Toddler Tots class. 

Note: Tuition listed is the monthly payment amount.

All girls will be provided with a Dance City bodysuit and tights at the beginning of the season for a fee of $45 + GST and PST. Boys uniforms and shoes for both girls and boys can be purchased at one of the local dance supply stores.

Dress Code: Girls

Shoes: Pink full sole ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch) and black patent/leather Mary Jane tap shoes (Capezio or Bloch)

Apparel: Dance City issued pink bodysuit

Tights: Dance City issued pink tights

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

Shoes: Black full sole ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch) and black boys lace-up tap shoes (Capezio or Bloch)

Apparel: Black shorts and white fitted t-shirt

Socks: Black socks

Advanced Tiny Tots

Full-Year Performance Class // Ages 5 to 6 years

Our Advanced Tiny Tots class includes movement and music for tots aged 5 to 6 years in tap and pre-ballet. The professionally designed curriculum for this class is theme-based and progresses from month to month, and each month students will take home a skill chart that outlines all of the steps that were focused on that month. Students have in-class parent showcases throughout the year and finish the season in June performing in our annual year-end recital at the Conexus Arts Centre. This is the perfect class for tots that are new to dance and for those that completed the Tiny Tots class. 

Note: Tuition listed is the monthly payment amount.

All girls will be provided with a Dance City bodysuit and tights at the beginning of the season for a fee of $45 + GST and PST. Boys uniforms and shoes for both girls and boys can be purchased at one of the local dance supply stores.

Dress Code: Girls

Shoes: Pink full sole ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch) and black patent/leather Mary Jane tap shoes (Capezio or Bloch)

Apparel: Dance City issued pink bodysuit

Tights: Dance City issued pink tights

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

Shoes: Black full sole ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch) and black boys lace-up tap shoes (Capezio or Bloch)

Apparel: Black shorts and white fitted t-shirt

Socks: Black socks

Groovy Tots

Session Class // Ages 3 to 6 years

Our Groovy Tots class combines hip hop, jazz and tumbling for tots aged 3 to 6 years. No shoes or special clothing required but a great way to burn some energy, try out some new dance moves to great music and meet some new friends! Exercises are carefully designed to suit your child’s age and ability. This is the perfect class for active tots, and is often taken in addition to Toddler, Tiny or Advanced Tiny Tots. 

Note: Tuition is a one-time payment for the entire session.

Dress Code: Girls

Apparel: Comfortable clothing with socks, slippers or indoor runners

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

Apparel: Comfortable clothing with socks, slippers or indoor runners

Kiddie Tots

Session Class // Ages 3 to 6 years

Our Kiddie Tots class includes movement and music for tots aged 3 to 6 years in pre-ballet and tap. The curriculum for this class is based off the curriculum in our Toddler, Tiny and Advanced Tiny Tots class but is delivered in a session as opposed to full-year class. Students do not participate in our year-end recital; however, do finish the session with a mini in-studio performance! 

Note: Tuition is a one-time payment for the entire session.

Dress Code: Girls

Shoes: Pink full sole ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch brand) and black patent/leather Mary Jane tap shoes (Capezio or Bloch)

Apparel: Dance bodysuit of dancer’s choice

Tights: Pink tights

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

Shoes: Black full sole ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch brand) and black boys lace-up tap shoes (Capezio or Bloch brand)

Apparel: Black shorts and white fitted t-shirt

Socks: Black socks

Tumble Tots

Session Class // Ages 3 to 6 years

Our Tumble Tots class combines dance, gymnastics and floor tumbling to emphasize strength, balance and flexibility for tots aged 3 to 6 years. Exercises are carefully designed to suit each student’s age and ability. This is the perfect class for active tots, and is often taken in addition to Toddler, Tiny or Advanced Tiny Tots. It’s the perfect option to enhance your child’s athletic stages of their development.

Note: Tuition is a one-time payment for the entire session.

Dress Code: Girls

Apparel: Comfortable clothing with bare feet

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

Apparel: Comfortable clothing with bare feet

Pre-Exam Combination

Full-Year Performance Class // Ages 6 to 8 years

Our Pre-Exam Combo class is designed for dancers who have completed Advanced Tiny Tots or for 7 to 8 year olds that are new to dance. This class includes tap, jazz and acrobatics and is a 1.5 hour class once a week. The professionally designed curriculum for this class is theme-based and progresses from month to month, and each month students will take home a skill chart that outlines all of the steps that were focused on that month. Students have in-class parent showcases throughout the year and finish the season in June performing in our annual year-end recital at the Conexus Arts Centre. The competitive Pre-Primary ballet class is recommended at this level for students with previous dance experience.

Note: Tuition listed is the monthly payment amount.  

All girls will be provided with a Dance City bodysuit and tights at the beginning of the season for a fee of $45 + GST and PST. Boys uniforms and shoes for both girls and boys can be purchased at one of the local dance supply stores.

Dress Code: Girls

Shoes: Beige leather low-heel tap shoes (Bloch Mary Jane or Capezio) and pink full-sole ballet slippers (Bloch or Capezio)

Apparel: Dance City issued pink bodysuit

Tights: Dance City issued pink tights

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

Shoes: White full sole ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch) and black boys lace-up tap shoes (Capezio or Bloch)

Apparel: Black shorts and white fitted t-shirt

Socks: Black socks

Full-Season Foundations Class Cancellation Policy (Monthly Fee)

  1. You must contact Dance City in writing one month in advance of your child’s withdrawal from a class or classes.
  2. After providing notice, you are responsible for one additional month’s payment (i.e. if you notify Dance City, in writing, on November 1st, you will pay for the November classes and your child will withdraw at the end of November) and the automatic monthly credit card charges will be canceled for subsequent months.
  3. Any notification after the 7th of a month will hold you responsible for that month’s payment and the following month’s payment (i.e. if you notify Dance City in writing on November 8th you are still responsible for your November payment as well as your December payment even if it is your intention to withdraw your child(ren) at the end of November.)
  4. Student is welcome to continue attending classes for the month they are paying for
  5. After March 1st, no refunds will be given for the remaining months. 
  6. Costumes – a non-refundable costume deposit of $75.00 per costume is due December 1, 2021. 
    1. The balance of the costume shall be applied to the credit card on file (March). The balance of the costume is approx $20 – $40. 
    2. Costumes are considered a final sale as of Feb 1st, 2022. Any cancellations after Feb 1st will be charged a flat rate of $40 per costume which is an average costume fee. 
    3. If costumes are not picked up by June 15th, 2022 they become the property of Dance City Inc.
    4. If parents do not wish to pay the balance of the costume the costume becomes property of Dance City.  Costume deposit will not be refunded

Foundations Session Class Cancellation Policy (One-Time Payment)

  1. Cancellation refund is only accepted if written notice to Dance City is provided within 7 days of the student’s registration date. Any cancellations received after the 7 days may qualify for full credit if notice has been received before the 1st class.
  2.  $25.00 Registration fee will not be refunded.