Full Year Dance Programs

These programs are designed as a fun introduction to exploring basic dance movements and elements of music. 

A wide variety of programs are available, providing dance education for beginners to the advanced students. Footworks is in its 20th year of operation in Barrhead with 200+ students in attendance. The Academy trains students using the R.A.D. Ballet curriculum, as well as ADAPT, Al Gilbert, Acrobatic Arts and various New York and LA Styles.







All ages
Focuses on technique and posture and develops core strength. It provides the dancer with grace and elegance and musical awareness. All ballet classes will follow the Royal Academy of Dance (R.A.D.) syllabus. Students who are interested in taking an R.A.D. exam will be required to take additional exam preparation classes.

Ballet Training is highly recommended to all dancers. LYRICAL is ballet and Jazz movement combined to interpret a piece of lyrical music. CONTEMPORARY combines modern technique and jazz to create and convey a deep message to the audience.






All ages

JAZZ includes learning technique of foot, arm and body positions, rhythm, style, poise and flexibility. TAP includes learning technique, sound quality, rhythm, style and various rhythmic sound combinations. Lessons involve learning the elements of the Brain Foley A.D.A.P.T Syllabus, Al Gilbert Syllabus and New York and L.A. free styles.





All ages

Instruction includes basic patterns for both strathspey and reel steps, and history of the dance form. Music for this form is traditional fiddle music.





All ages

This is a free style dance class. Focus is on learning to isolate movement. No experience is necessary.

Dance classes designed just for Boys emphasizing Hip Hop, & Jazz. Various age groups offered.




All ages

Offered to students taking regular dance classes. This class covers drama and singing techniques as well as theater styled dance.

A program focusing on singing, dancing and acting. Vocal technique will be focused on.



All ages

The acrobatics arts program is designed to promote excellence in tumbling, flexibility, strength, balance, contortion and partner/group stunting for dancers.

Never heard of Acro? Or maybe you've heard of it but are not sure what it is? Acro is a genre of dance which fuses elements of gymnastics tricks, balancing, tumbling and jazz. Students learn tricks such as handstands, cartwheels, chest stands, walkovers and more!




All ages

A muscle and fitness training program designed to improve balance, timing and coordination to a high level of precision. Develop strength in legs, torso and arms and learn some neat skipping tricks!!