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  • 4 Things to Expect From an Online Contemporary Dance Class
    November 16, 2022 at 7:00 AM

    Have you ever wondered what taking an online dance class is like? With so many things to consider—like which studio to choose, what type of class to take, and whether or not you should switch to an online format—it can be tough to know where to start.

  • The Benefits of Studying at The Landing Dance Centre
    October 10, 2022 at 4:00 AM

    Children learn a lot of life lessons in extracurricular activities. Whether it be discipline, tenacity, teamwork or creativity, there are plenty of values your kids can pick up by doing team sports. Some commonly known sports are karate, soccer, footbal...

  • Which Vancouver Dance Studio Is Right for You?
    September 18, 2022 at 6:00 PM

    Are you interested in enrolling your child in a dance class? Unsure where to get started? Not to worry. We can help.

    Below, we have put together a quick list of some of the qualities you should look for in a dance studio in Vancouver. This can hel...

  • What are the benefits of dancing for toddlers?
    August 3, 2022 at 7:00 AM

    It’s well known that dancing positively impacts physical and mental health. Plus, it’s a fun activity that encourages physical movement and artistic expression. But there’s less awareness of the benefits of dance for toddlers, which includes the above b...

  • Everything you need to know about online dance classes for kids
    July 5, 2022 at 7:00 AM

    The Internet has simultaneously shrunk the world and expanded our possibilities. No one is more attuned to this than children. In light of COVID and the prevalence of online schooling, taking classes online has become the norm, and its efficacy is virtu...

  • 3 important tips to prepare for ballet classes
    June 8, 2022 at 4:00 AM

    Are you considering registering for a ballet classes? There are plenty of good reasons for you or your child to join one, no matter your current skill level; it’s a fine art that, with the help of the right instructors, you can learn to perform at a hig...

  • Do audition when enrolling in dance schools in Vancouver BC?
    May 3, 2022 at 7:00 AM

    When considering enrolling at a dance school in Vancouver BC, you may have questions about the process. People often ask whether or not dance schools require auditions. The truth is it depends. Fortunately, we’re here to clear things up. At The Landing ...

  • How to Prepare for ISTD Examinations
    April 4, 2022 at 5:00 AM

    ISTD exams are an exciting moment for a dancer’s journey. Dancers get the time and space to demonstrate all their hard work, apply what they’ve learned, gain performance confidence, and continue to grow. However, ISTD exams, just like any other type of ...

  • What Should Your Child Bring to Ballet Classes for Kids?
    March 13, 2022 at 7:00 AM

    Whether you and your little one are preparing for a trial dance session or have a little experience with dance al...

  • How to Find the Best Ballet Academy in Vancouver
    February 2, 2022 at 11:00 PM

    Ballet is a way to unlock expression through movement. Finding the right ballet academy in Vancouver is essential to realizing your potential as an artist, whether you’re an adult beginner, looking for preschool classes, or ISTD exam training. With so m...

  • Why beginner dance classes and trial sessions are so awesome
    January 4, 2022 at 7:00 AM

    There’s always a risk associated with starting a new class or program, especially with kids. You never know if they’re going to enjoy an extracurricular activity like dance or sports, so it’s nice to have the option of a trial session. At

  • 3 reasons your child will love tap classes
    December 13, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    Dancing is an excellent way for kids to improve coordination and stay active. Beyond the physical side of dance, it’s a great way to encourage appreciation for different kinds of art, as there are many different types of dance. At Read more

  • How Old Should Children Be to Start Baby Ballet?
    November 9, 2021 at 10:00 PM

    Dance classes like baby ballet are not only a fun, structured way for toddlers to release their wiggly energy, they also provide great benefits for kids. Early dance classes teach coordination, cooperation in groups, and rhythm that will continue to ben...

  • Things to know before starting Vancouver, BC dance classes
    October 21, 2021 at 4:00 AM

    Dance classes are a great way for your child to develop a new skill they’ve taken an interest in, participate in an engaging physical activity, and potentially meet some new friends along the way. It can be a great extra-curricular or summer activity wi...

  • 3 tips you need to know for the ISTD Ballet exams
    September 8, 2021 at 4:00 AM

    Dance exams, like any other kinds of exams, require preparation ahead of time in order to perform at your best. Given their physical component, though, preparing for this kind of exam isn’t as simple as studying hard and getting a good night’s sleep bef...

  • How Adult Ballet Helps Improve Sports Performance
    August 11, 2021 at 4:00 AM

    There are plenty of professional and amateur athletes who want to improve their fitness performance.

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  • Why summer camps (like our dance camp) are important for growing children in Vancouver
    July 7, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    Kids look forward to the summer months because it’s a chance to take a break from school and spend more time outside. However, if it’s not treated properly, they can lose some of the good habits that they’ve developed during the school year. You can rem...

  • The Many Benefits of Joining a Virtual Dance Studio
    June 9, 2021 at 4:00 AM

    These days, there is no shortage of options available to improve your overall well-being. Whether it’s the newest workout routine, a trending diet, or some sort of digital meditation and mindfulness app, people who are interested in bolstering their com...

  • How online dance classes for toddlers benefit their health
    May 11, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    With screens and devices in abundance, children are less active than ever. However, encouraging exercise is not always easy. That’s why online dance classes for toddlers are perfect! They make exercise fun. At The Landing Dance Centre, we’ve been provid...

  • Summer Dance Programs for High School Students
    April 7, 2021 at 4:00 AM

    As summer approaches and students get a break from their studies, a summer dance program may be just the thing teens need to stay active, focused, and ready for the year ahead. That’s why summer dance programs for high school students are such a wonderf...

  • Why Your Little One Should Go to Dance School for Toddlers
    March 3, 2021 at 12:00 AM

    Like most parents, you may be thinking about what activities to enroll your toddler in to support their growth and development.

    After teaching various forms of dance to toddlers at The Landing Dance Center, we’ve found dance school to be uniquely...

  • Dance Auditions: What to Expect and How to Prepare
    February 4, 2021 at 5:00 AM

    Dance auditions can be nerve-wracking, whether it’s your first audition or you’re a seasoned dancer who has been to countless auditions. The anticipation of presenting and being judged as well as seeing other talented dancers around you can affect your ...

  • Vancouver ballet school shares 5 ways ballet can help your child
    January 7, 2021 at 8:00 AM

    Ballet requires an incredible amount of discipline and athleticism, so it’s no surprise that it offers a host of benefits for growing minds and bodies. At the Landing Dance Centre, which is a leading ballet school in Vancouver, BC, we’re proud to see wh...

  • Give the gift of dance this holiday with classes at The Landing Dance Centre
    December 7, 2020 at 6:00 AM

    If you find yourself struggling with gift ideas for the holidays, consider giving the gift of dance. Whether your loved one is an experienced dancer or just wants to try something different, there are classes for everyone at our dance centre in Vancouve...

  • How to stay in shape with virtual dance classes - a guide to online dance school
    November 16, 2020 at 6:00 AM

    If you’re not ready to get back to in-person dance classes, you can still get a whole-body dance workout and stay in shape at home with online dance school. Stay in shape, become stronger, and improve your balance and coordination all from the comfort o...

  • 3 Things to Expect from Ballet Classes with an Expert in Vancouver
    October 19, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    Ballet is one of the most rewarding forms of movement one can experience. Whether you’re brand new to the world of ballet, or you’re rediscovering the joy of dance and looking for ballet classes in Vancouver to jump back in, The Landing Dance Centre has...

  • 5 Ways Your Toddler Will Benefit From Dance School
    September 8, 2020 at 4:00 PM

    Learning the love of dance at a young age is incredibly valuable to a child’s budding physical and emotional development. The expert team of instructors at The Landing Dance Centre in Vancouver, BC, will provide a lasting education of collaboration, int...

  • 4 Reasons Why You Should Take Contemporary Dance Classes
    August 6, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    If you’re an aspiring dancer with a drive to improve and master a wide array of different techniques, taking contemporary dance classes can help expose you to almost every school. Contemporary dance combines the different elements of jazz, classical bal...

  • How to Prepare for an Audition for an Advanced Dance Program
    July 15, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Advanced dance auditions can be a source of excitement, eagerness, and stress. After all, making the leap from a program you’ve mastered to one that will expose you to new techniques and unfamiliar challenges can be a lot to take in. Like other endeavor...

  • 3 Benefits Of Attending Our Summer Dance Camp In Vancouver
    June 18, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    There’s no better time than summer to improve your skills by taking new and exciting dance classes. Summer is the most opportune time to step out of your comfort zone and learn a new, or seldom practiced, concentration of dance. Dancers who have a conce...

  • The Landing Dance Centre: A New Chapter in the History of Vancouver Professional Dance
    May 11, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    The Landing Dance Centre is a leading dance company where dancers come together to train, grow and achieve their full potential. At our professionally designed facility in Vancouver, British Columbia, we’re building on the foundations of Canada’s rich p...

  • The Difference Between ISTD Ballet And Modern
    April 10, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    There are plenty of amazing ballet classes in Vancouver and many forms of dance that are practiced today. Over the course of time, the art of dancing has continually evolved. Today, the most popular schools of dance are ballet, hip hop, jazz, and tap. W...

  • Summer Dance Programs at The Landing Dance Centre
    March 13, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Keep your child active and excited about dance with summer dance classes at The Landing Dance Centre!

    Our 2020 camps are available in July and August to dancers of all skill levels, ages 2.5 and up. Summer programs for beginners offer students th...

  • Ballet, Hip-Hop and Modern – Popular Trends in Dance Classes for Kids
    February 20, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    Getting your child involved in dance is a great way to get them moving. It not only reduces their screen time, but also provides a fun and exciting way to integrate exercise and creativity into your child’s day. Dance is also a great vehicle for self-ex...

  • A Vancouver Dance Studio with a Difference - The Landing Dance Centre
    January 21, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    Some want a place that offers dance classes so that their children can have a fun activity to round out their schedule.

    Others seek out an opportunity. Their child has a passion and drive for dance and needs an environment that can nurture develop...

  • Dance Classes and More From The Landing Dance Centre
    December 11, 2019 at 5:00 AM

    For over a decade, The Landing Dance Centre has served as one of the hubs of the Vancouver area dance community. 

    That said, The Landing is about so much more than dance classes. We want to build and develop a dance community that supports the asp...