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St Margaret's Church, Putney Park Lane, London SW15 5HU

Putney High School, 35 Putney Hill, London SW15 6BH

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Acrobatic Arts (Acro Dance)

Acrobatic Arts is a professional curriculum for Acrobatic Dance. It is the beautiful fusion of the artistic motion of dance and the athleticism of acrobatics. Acro Dance is not the same as gymnastics. An Acro Dancer must complete all of the skills on the hard stage without the advantage of a Sprung floor, while seamlessly integrating musicality, emotional expression, extension, control and line. The sprung floor allows the gymnast to complete much more difficult tumbling when compared to what is recommended in Acro Dance. Skills taught in Acro Dance might look the same as gymastics, but they are taught differently to compensate for the conditions. Neither the ‘Acro Dance’ way or the ‘Gymnastics’ way are wrong but they are different.

Students will learn to how to increase their strength, flexibilty, endurance, balance, limbering, tumbling, basic contortion, and partner/group stunting. Students will also be able to take examinations in AcroDance.

Students must be in Year 1 to participate in these classes. Students also must be enrolled into either Ballet or Modern preferably both.

Please do email to book a free trial class. Thank you.