Below are listed (in alphabetical order) music and dance classes. These range from classes for babies to more structured lessons for preschool and up.
Fun and enjoyable ballet lessons from 2.5 onwards, no matter what ability, developing skills such as co-ordination, musicality, confidence and imagination. Classes at Mitcham Lane, Streatham.
A brilliant way to bring out your child’s rhythm, co-ordination and self-confidence, and have bags of fun at the same time! Each baby boogie class helps tots with musical appreciation, colour recognition, communication & motor skills.
Give your budding Beethoven a head start with this interactive, baby music class. Lots of stimulating melodies and jangly percussion so mum and baby can sing and play along together. Busylizzy classes help them enjoy the feel and fun of music by learning to clap, bounce in time to the music and discover new sounds by touching and experimenting.
Fun music and action classes with puppets, instruments and bubbles in Tooting, Wandsworth and Wimbledon.
Funky pre-school dance classes for girls and boys.Â Classes at Eddie Katz Colliers Wood and Streatham.
Original and interactive sessions for babies and toddlers with original songs, remixed nursery rhymes, musical stories, characters and colourful themes. Tooting classes at The Kings Head, 84 Upper Tooting Road plus The Railway, Greyhound Lane, Streatham Common.
Join In & Jiggle is an active class for small children with busy bodies and lively minds. All ages are welcome. Everyone joins in! The class is led by a qualified Early Years and Primary School Teacher, who has tailored the session to include circle games, singing, musical instruments, a parachute and lots of bubbles. It’s all about standing up, getting active, learning something new and doing something different. We put a fresh spin on traditional rhymes, as well as introducing a wide variety of lesser known songs. And since everyone is encouraged to join in, it’s a great work out for adults as well as children.
Fun, interactive, sensory, educational. MiniJam have written and recorded exciting versions of nursery rhymes with some of London’s top session musicians. Supportive and friendly environment. Multi instrumental instructors also perform live every week. Booking advised but drop ins welcome. Locations in Balham, Clapham Pavement, Battersea.
Music class for babies and children up to four years old, based on the belief that music is fundamental to a pre-school aged child’s development. They feature original songs, specialist percussion instruments, dance, movement, puppets, props and lots of bubbles. Separate classes for each age group with different locations around Balham, Streatham and Wandsworth.
Pram Chorus parent’s choir is a class with a difference. Bring your baby/toddler and join us to learn fun and funky songs – no nursery rhymes! Singing with others is a great way to destress, meet other local parents and do something creative for YOU. Singing with your baby is also fantastic for bonding, calming them down and supporting your baby’s cognitive, social and emotional development. Everyone of all ages welcome. No talent or experience required. Classes in Streatham, Brixton, Tooting and Balham.
Rainbow Tots hold Pre School Ballet and Pre School Dance classes at Tooting Leisure Centre. Sessions come highly recommended by local parents. Pre School Ballet is a fun and creative approach for boys and girls to learn the basics of Ballet. Pre School Dance is a parent and child dance class, in which you can dance along with your little one or watch them wiggle. Classes are fun, energetic and filled with exciting props and music. Classes are termly Â£80-90 for the term, first class free. Ballet 9.30 Saturdays, Dance 10.15 Saturdays.
Pre-school ballet classes for 3-4 year olds at Sellincourt School and other locations in Mitcham and Wimbledon.
Award winning baby sign language classes for 0 – 2.5 year olds. Fun and lively classes that combine singing, music and baby signing to promote early communication. Learn over 100 signs to help your little one communicate before they can talk.
Solasta Dance Academy based in SW London was founded by Sarah Simpson in 2019. The school offers dance lessons in Ballet, Tap, Street and Modern to all ages and abilities. Based on the world renowned Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) syllabi, students undertake syllabus and non-syllabus lessons in order to encourage varied skill, musicality and performance. Each class is tailored to the student to ensure that all reach their full potential. Whether you want to attend classes for fun or work towards examinations, at Solasta Dance Academy there is something for you. Sign up for your free trial today!
Fun filled, high energy literacy classes created to introduce your child to phonics and help prepare them for school. Confidence building activities, dancing, songs and games bring learning to life, giving your child a solid base on which to build, not just with phonics but with gross and fine motor skills, participation, communication and turn taking. Classes are held on Saturdays at Colliers Wood Library and are £8 per week payable half termly in advance.
WhizzDance aims to inspire, nurture and encourage dance students in a structured yet fun, creative environment. WhizzDance offers a range of classes throughout the week from 2yrs to 6yrs+ along with adult classes. Classes held in Streatham at the SYCT on Wellfield Road, and at Dunraven School. Free trials available for all children’s classes.