Bubs and Beats is a dance experience for under 5’s exploring rhythm and movement through creative and musical storytelling. Join Sammie & Frankie as they take you on an exciting adventure that captivates the imagination of the young and young at heart. A soundtrack of popular and eclectic musical genres will accompany us as we dance our way through cities, oceans, outer space and wherever our imaginations take us. Be prepared for beats that you will want to move to as well as your kids (no nursery rhymes here!) Bubs and Beats concludes with a led improvisation where children are given the freedom to explore their own concepts of movement followed by a finale dance party to wrap it up.
Children and babies love and learn from repetition, so each term we will explore a theme using repetition and some variations as the term progresses. By the end of each term you will have learnt a few new dance moves to bring back home to your living room dance floor. What a fun way to play with your child, singing and dancing in sync with one another!
Bubs & Beats would like to acknowledge Imaginary Theatre and Brisbane Powerhouse for their contribution to the development of this program through their artist residencies for Power Kids Little Artists at Play.
3 months - 5 years & their adults
Our instructors will guide you throughout the session with options to stimulate and engage your infant or baby.
2nd February - 23rd March
New Farm Neighbourhood Centre
967 Brunswick st, New Farm
AGE GROUP SIGN IN DANCE
Boppers (Crawlers – 3.5yrs) 9:15am 9:30 -10:00am
Family Jam (All ages) 10:00am 10:15 - 10:45am
Groovers (3.5yrs+) 10:45am 11:00 - 11:30am
Rockers (Pre Crawlers) 11:30am 11:45-12:15pm
Rockers* (Pre Crawlers)
The Rockers sessions are for those babies that are not yet moving independently. Carers will be lead through a series of structured dances that shifts between dancing with and for your baby to stimulate your child’s physical awareness and musicality as well as giving you a little workout. The groovy but gentle movements are safe enough for those recovering mummas as well as teaching you some new moves for the dance floor.
*Please bring a mat for your baby to lie on.
*You are also most welcome to wear your baby in a carrier.
Boppers (Crawlers – 3.5yrs)
The Boppers sessions are for those little ones 3.5yrs and under that are moving independently. Throughout our dance adventure you and your Bopper will learn a series of dance moves that we will all dance together as we embody different characters from our story. Once you’ve learnt the moves you and your little Bopper will be given time to explore the concepts individually, fostering your child’s confidence, imagination and creativity.
The Groovers sessions have a focus on children 3.5yrs plus who are ready to start putting some simple combinations together as we go on our dance adventure. Children and carers will also be given the freedom to explore movement using their imagination to create the different characters and places that we visit. This class will also introduce activities to encourage independence and build confidence in your little groover.
Family Jam (ALL AGES, siblings under 6 months free with purchase of 1 child ticket)
The Family Jam is the perfect class for the whole family and caters to those that have multiple children. As a family you will learn a series of dance moves that we will all dance together as we embody different characters from our story. As with our other classes you will also be given time to freestyle and explore the movement concepts with your children. As you get to know the songs and dances each week you hope that you will be inspired to have some ‘Family Jam’ time at home.
WHAT TO WEAR/BRING
Wear comfortable clothing that you can move in and shoes that are easy to take off/on.
If you have an infant/non mover please feel free to wear them in a carrier or bring a mat/rug of your choice for them to lie on.
BOOKINGS & PAYMENT [BOOKING LINK COMING SOON]
15 places available per/class, bookings essential.
$10 - 1 child
$5 - each additional sibling
On the door (We cannot guarantee your place)
$15 - 1 child
$8 - per additional sibling
(Siblings 6 months or under are free to attend with one paying dancer)
Attendees will be able to receive a refund 1 day prior to the start of the event.
We are opposite New Farm Park on Brunswick st (Near the Bowls club) so there is plenty of on-street parking.
Bus (route 196)
Ferry (New Farm Park stop)
Our next BnB Workshops are:
Friday 2nd February, 2018
@ New Farm Neighbourhood Centre
967 Brunswick Street
New Farm QLD