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Jig

Jigs and square dances are a key part of French-Canadian tradition and culture. In this class, students learn the basics of French-Canadian dance, including the jig and traditional figures and formations. Students develop balance, posture, coordination, musicality, rhythm, discipline and self-confidence. Classes are offered from beginner to advanced level.

TO REGISTER

For more information, including dates and registration details, click here.

If you register your child for more than one class, you will receive a 10% discount on the second class. To receive a 10% discount on this second class, please contact Pierre Meckrabech (pmekrabech@ccfm.mb.ca.)

PRICE

  • 45-minute class: $350*
  • 60-minute class: $420*
  • 75 and 90-minute class: $475*

(*online fee not included)

Adult jig and folk dance :

Full year: $420

10-class package*: $130

5-class package*: $65

*10 and 5 class packages are only available for adult jig and folk dance classes.

Classes

JIG 1

For beginners aged 7 to 9

Introduction to basic jig steps and French-Canadian folk dances. Jigging and square dancing are a key part of French-Canadian tradition and culture. In this class, students learn the basics of French-Canadian dance, including the jig and traditional figures and formations. Students develop balance, posture, coordination, musicality, rhythm, discipline and self-confidence.

Thursday from 6pm to 7pm, Room 142

  • Maximum number of students: 10
  • Required attire: Tap shoes, exercise clothing (loose or flexible) so as not to impede movement, hair tied back
  • Condition: For students aged 7 and over

For children aged 8 and over

Jigging and square dancing are a key part of French-Canadian tradition and culture. In this class, students learn the basics of French-Canadian dance, including jigging and traditional figures and formations. Students develop balance, posture, coordination, musicality, rhythm, discipline and self-confidence.

Tuesday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm, Room 142

  • Maximum number of students: 8
  • Required attire: Tap shoes, exercise clothing (loose or flexible) so as not to impede movement and hair tied back
  • Condition: For students who have taken Jig 1, or children aged 8 and over who already have some experience of jigging or tap dancing

For children aged 9 and over

Jigging and square dancing are a key part of French-Canadian tradition and culture. In this class, students learn the basics of French-Canadian dance, including jigging and traditional figures and formations. Students develop balance, posture, coordination, musicality, rhythm, discipline and self-confidence.

Tuesday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm, Room 142

  • Maximum number of students: 10
  • Required attire: Tap shoes, exercise clothing (loose or flexible) so as not to impede movement and hair tied back
  • Condition: For students who have taken Jig 2, or children aged 9 and over who already have some experience of jigging or tap dancing

For children aged 11 and over

Jigging and square dancing are a key part of French-Canadian tradition and culture. In this class, students learn the basics of French-Canadian dance, including jigging and traditional figures and formations. Students develop balance, posture, coordination, musicality, rhythm, discipline and self-confidence.

Thursday from 7:00pm to 8:00pm, Room 142

  • Maximum number of students: 8
  • Required attire: Tap shoes, exercise clothing (loose or flexible) so as not to impede movement and hair tied back
  • Condition: For students who have taken Jig 4, or children aged 11 and over who already have some experience of jigging or tap dancing

For ages 12 and up with experience in jigging (per audition)

Jigging and square dancing are a key part of French-Canadian tradition and culture. In this class, students learn the basics of French-Canadian dance, including jigging and traditional figures and formations. Students develop balance, posture, coordination, musicality, rhythm, discipline and self-confidence.

Tuesday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm, Room 142

  • Maximum number of students: 12
  • Required attire: Tap shoes, exercise clothing (loose or flexible) so as not to impede movement and hair tied back
  • Condition: By audition (the teacher must confirm the student’s participation in the course)

For young people taking the intensive jigging course

Thursday, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm, at the Dance studio

  • Maximum number of students: 12
  • Required attire: Tap shoes, exercise clothing (loose or flexible) so as not to impede movement and hair tied back
  • Condition: For young people taking the intensive jigging course

This beginner’s class is for teens and adults who want to learn jigging and French-Canadian folk dancing

Wednesdays, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at the Dance Studio

  • Maximum number of students: 12
  • Attire required: Tap shoes, exercise clothing (loose or flexible) so as not to impede movement, hair tied back
  • Option: It’s also possible to sign up for 10 or 5 classes (see price list), for those who want to try jigging, but not for the whole year

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