Our program utilizes Brain-Compatible Dance Education developed by Anne Green Gilbert. Her approach to dance education aligns
with our department goals and standards. Each of our teachers has been trained in these methods and utilizes them
in their classes.
As a part of Brain-Compatible Dance Education, each class begins with the BrainDance. This warm-up is a series of exercises
that is “comprised of eight developmental movement patterns that healthy human beings naturally move through in the first
year of life…cycling through these patterns at any age, daily or weekly while sitting or standing, has been found to
be beneficial in reorganizing our central nervous system.” – Creative Dance Center
Our Leap N Learn program can be adapted for any grade, age, and experience level!
Leap N Learn is also available with varied technique options including Folk Dance, Choreography, Modern, Hip-hop, and Flamenco after discussion with Education Programs Manager (pending availability).