Uniform Requirements

Students are required to wear the signature Jaksa uniform of:

  • Black tights/leggings
  • Jaksa t-shirt
  • Appropriate footwear
  • Jaksa hoodie

However, some classes have a more specific uniform:

  • Expressive Movement must wear pink ballet stockings and shoes with a black leotard
  • Ballet Bugs, Musical Munchkins, Pixies Drama must wear camel coloured jazz shoes
  • Tap Tots must wear black tap shoes
  • Junior Modern jazz students must wear a black split-sole jazz shoe

All uniforms can be purchased from Jaksa.

  • Pixies Pre-Drama & Musical Munchkins

    Classes for children aged 2 to 4 years.

    Pixies Drama has a creative play foundation and encourages your child’s youthful imagination, challenging them to explore their emotions and thoughts through a series of entertaining games and activities.  Children will develop skills and confidence and work towards their on stage performances.

    Musical Munchkins has a modern jazz dance foundation to develop gross motor skills as well as encompassing their singing skills!  Individuality and creative expression are encouraged and they will learn songs that will be choreographed for a finished performance piece.

  • Ballet Bugs and Tap Tots

    For ages 2 to 4 years.

    Both programs are focused on fostering creativity and nurturing confidence.

    In Ballet Bugs, our tiny ballerina’s will fairy run and gallop to magical music programed to develop musicality and good posture while promoting a strong sense of well-being.

    While our vivacious Tap Tots will delight your child as they get to explore movement and creating sound with their feet in their tap shoes.  The program focuses on tap dance techniques and also promotes good posture and a strong sense of well being.

  • Modern Jazz (for Junior Students)

    Watch your child skip, jump, twirl and bounce with enthusiasm to each dance class!  See them sparkle as their confidence grows in this Modern Jazz dance class.

    • Develop dance techniques and flexibility
    • Allow your child to explore their individuality through dance.
    • Give your child the ability to enhance their dance capabilities in a safe, pleasurable environment!
  • Expressive Movement (for Junior Students)

    Grant your child the chance to feel enchanted by our classical music, and to blossom into a confident classical ballet dancer.

    Foundations for excellence:

    • Dance technique and posture,
    • Extension and flow of movement,
    • Performance opportunities to enhance their performance skills and expression!

    At JAKSA, we encourage our students to connect with the music and communicate through expressive dance. This class compliments and strengthens all other forms of dance training, with an emphasis on confidence and strength.

  • Street Dance

    An exhilarating high energy, hip-hop class packed with sharp, sophisticated beats and dance movements choreographed to your favourite music!

    Promoting fitness, tricks, turns, strength, stamina and performance skills!

    • Recreation-based
    • Learn Hip-hop tricks and turns
    • Build strength and stamina
    • Enhance your expression and performance skills!
    • Available to Juniors, Intermediates, Seniors, and Open (17+)

    Students are required to wear the signature JAKSA uniform, paired with Jazz boots, or black sneakers.

  • Percussive Dance

    Individuality is encouraged in our tap-based percussive dance classes, focusing on strong beats and syncopated rhythms.

    But our students don’t just use their feet!  Be creative with sounds, using hands, body and the floor!  Implementing some CSTD Tapping technique, to enhance each students’ overall techniques, and performance skills!

  • Stretch, Flex and Body Best

    The foundation of this class is strength and technique while implementing flexibility and targeting body conditioning. This innovative class is for the dancer who wants to improve their turns or the dancer who wants to find their feet again as it’s designed with all abilities in mind, so you can work at your own pace and be encouraged to be your best.  Everyone benefits!  It will improve posture and promote an overall sense of wellbeing.

  • Creative Drama

    Creative Drama is focused on exploring their world.  Teachers encourage individuality and guide students to develop their skills through tailored programs targeting the specific age groups.  Some skills that are focused on are:

    • Improvisation

    • Voice technique and projection

    • Character building

    • Script and story development

    • Staging and choreography

  • Melody and Movement

    Classes for all ages including a fantastic Adults class!

    A creative group singing lesson focusing on developing confident singers.

    Students learn to break down a song, learn vocal techniques, develop melody lines and harmonies as well as implementing basic movement to create a performance piece.  Students also experience recording their vocals and the techniques involved in studio session singing.

    These students also benefit from many performance opportunities!

  • Private Singing

    Tailored vocal programs are available for individuals who want to explore their vocal potential and develop into powerful singers.

    • Melodies, harmonies and vocal health

    • Microphone and performance techniques

    • Opportunity to experience the recording studio

  • Musical Theatre

    Musical theatre is an extension class that compliments the creative drama class and empowers the creative mind.

    • Costume and prop design

    • Performance skills

    • Sound and Lighting

    Students must attend a Creative Drama Class to be eligible to attend the Musical Theatre Class.

  • Creative Dance

    Catering to our senior students this class is a fusion of ballet, lyrical, funk and modern jazz.  Students will fine tune dance techniques, musicality, flexibility and creative expression and individuality is encouraged.  Students can work at their own pace however will be encouraged to be their best and develop their dancing skills.

    Various routines will be taught consecutively encompassing variety in movement and style to ignite their creativity.

  • Contemporary

    Contemporary dance has strong foundations in classical ballet, with emphasis on:

    • Technique

    • Strength

    • Precision

    It’s an expressive form of dance with fluency of movement and strength in execution.

  • Music

    Tailored programs for students who wish to explore their musicality.

    • Piano

    • Guitar