The Border Watch : January 14th 2015
back toSchool 1 Stop Paediatric Services is a multidisciplinary centre offering a range of developmental therapies for all children 0 to 18 years of age. Our services include: • Physiotherapy • Occupational Therapy • Speech Pathology • Audiology Therapists work closely with families, educational bodies, communities and other service organisation to maximise a child’s development. We encourage you to contact us to further discuss your child’s needs or to book an appointment with a therapist who can help their developmental journey with advice and support. All enquiries are welcome and confidential. 1 ElEanor StrEEt, Mount GaMbiEr, Sa 5290 Phone: (08) 8725 5383, Fax: (08) 8723 0017, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Monday 9.00am – 5.30pm; thursday 9.00am – 5.30pm www.1stophealth.com.au 662424 Celebrating 30 years of dancing Open Day Saturday 24th January at the Studio, Pinehall Avenue, 10.00am - 2.00pm New enrolments and enquiries welcome Classes available in Ballet Jazz Tap C.S.T.D. 1st Term commences Tuesday 27th January No classes Monday 26th January Principal Maxine Lockwood A.R.A.D. - C.S.T.D. Contact 0448 250 382 661619 Maryke Dance academy first began in Mount Gambier in 1986 and is run by Maxine lockwood a.r.a.D C.s.t.D theatrical & tap Diplomas. since then it has grown and produced excellent talent which has seen students take up their dreams of dancing professionally for companies in australia, europe, america and Canada. For some, their training has taken them on to teaching. Offering classes in Classical Ballet, Jazz and tapping. students are taught ballet and tap using the Commonwealth society Of teachers Of Dancing syllabus. We feel that examinations (not compulsory) are an important part of their learning. these give students a goal to work towards, and if selected, an exam gives them personal achievement. We have private lessons for those who are interested in eisteddfod work. Competitions are not our main focus but are there if anyone is interested. their main goal is to nurture every student and show them the freedom and love of dance. they also cater for children with disabilities and love to see them achieve and grow. Classes are held on saturdays for younger children aged nine and under. all other classes are on Mondays, tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. there are two end of year concerts, usually the last week of school in December. these are a great finish to our year and all students participate in both. Maryke Dance academy are looking forward to a fun and exciting 2015 as this will be our 30th anniversary. Dance, fun and friendship Monday Tuesday Sub-Junior Competition Flex & Strength class (10yr+) Senior Competition Wednesday Sub-Junior Fun (6-10yrs) Thursday Babies Fun (2-3yrs) Intermediate Competition 4.00-5.30pm 4.00-4.45pm 4.45-5.45pm The first lesson is free so come and try! All classes commence the week beginning Monday 19th January 2015 at the Mount Gambier Calisthenics College Studios located at 14 Alexander Street. We welcome any new students from ages 2+. Calisthenics is a great way to start your dancing career as it covers all basic aspects of ballet, jazz, gymnastics, singing and acting as well as encouraging deportment and self confidence. Enquiries Belinda Butler 0437 257 660, hm 8725 7664 or Lana Trnovsky 0407 730 352 662518 4.00-6.00pm 6.00-7.00pm 7.00-8.30pm 2015 Class Times Tinies fun (4-5yrs) Junior Competition 4.00-5.00pm 5.00-7.00pm Looking forward to seeing you in 2015 14 - The Border Watch, Wednesday, January 14, 2015 CalistheniCs is a unique sport that combines many different dance styles and techniques which is a great starting point in any dancer’s career. the exciting mix of jazz, ballet, gymnastics, apparatus, singing and acting gives the performers the chance to dabble in many dance forms, without having to attend numerous classes. the Mount Gambier Calisthenics College is the longest running Calisthenics school in the south east, and in 2015, will be celebrating its 45th birthday. Over the College’s long standing and proud history, many lifelong friendships have been formed with the students themselves and also their parents and families. the college prides itself on creating a fun, supportive and welcoming environment to all their students, along with providing expert and fully qualified coaching to help dancers achieve their full potential. the qualified coaching team of Mrs Belinda Butler and Miss april Mcnair support all students in both the College’s fun non-competitive and competitive teams, along with offering solo and duo performances. Mrs Butler has been with the college as both a performer and coach for 28 years and in that time has seen many students grow and develop into fine young performers and has enjoyed many successes throughout her years. Miss Mcnair has danced with the College from the age of three and in 2013 she completed her training to become a fully qualified and valued member of the coaching staff. Miss Mcnair brings with her youth, enthusiasm and energy to every team she coaches. students develop confidence in movement and enjoy the thrill of performing or competing on stage in front of an audience several times a year. Different styles of movement and dance are choreographed by the college’s professional coaching staff, to various styles of music suitable to suMMer is a great time for beach activities with plenty of active play for children and families and it is a great time to observe your children at play. it is often the time when we get a chance to more closely observe the way our children stand and walk. sometimes we wonder if their backs are straight or whether their feet and knees are working properly. if you have any concerns about your child’s agility or posture, now is a good time to get this checked. 1 stop Paediatric services are well placed to check these things out for you and to advise on appropriate footwear and backpacks for your child. their physiotherapy practice is pleased to have sarah Judd now working with sue Charlton, providing comprehensive assessment and advice to you and your family. sarah Judd is a former Grant high school student who went on to study a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree at unisa in adelaide. Occupational therapist, tania thompson can help with early writing skills and development. 1 stop Paediatric services is pleased to offer combined services to assist those children who may be experiencing balance and coordination difficulties either individually or in tailored groups. they also offer the services of Jo Jenkin, a speech Pathologist who specialises in feeding and swallowing and Michelle Cook, our speech therapist. Please contact receptionist Michelle with any enquiries on 8725 5383. after the summer holidays our thoughts turn to children starting or returning to school. active outdoor activities have presented many opportunities to watch our children at play and sometimes cause ADVERTISING FEATURE Catering for the needs of the individual child and their family concerns about posture, foot problems or skill development. Many parents ask themselves the question, “is my child ready for school?” the team at 1 stop Paediatric services can help with your child’s readiness for school. the team can assist with advice about posture, fitness, balance and skill development. During term time our dedicated Occupational therapists and Physiotherapist will be running small group activity sessions to work with children experiencing difficulty in balance and coordination. 1 stop Paediatric services also conduct some group sessions with their speech Pathologist as part of the team. individual sessions can be arranged if more appropriate. 1 stop we cater for the needs of the individual child and their family. the age of the students. expression through the body and face, interpretation of music and developing a love of performance as a sport are also important factors. students have the opportunity to perform as a member of a strong, uniform team, or to develop individual strengths in solo and duo performances at competitions and exams, winning self confidence, many trophies, awards and medals along the way. the Mount Gambier Calisthenics College is run by a committee of volunteer parents where everyone has the opportunity to have their say in improving the College for the students. Fantastic facilities are on offer with a waiting room for parents, featuring a viewing window where every class can be seen with easy parking right in the heart of town. On top of this, the college holds two concerts per year at the sir robert helpmann theatre where each student will appear on stage in a minimum of three items, and up to five items at the november end of year display. all this is achieved through one class per week as the students learn all aspects of Calisthenics during this time. the College looks forward to familiar faces returning to classes in 2015 and invites and welcomes any girls and boys from the age of two to join their successful and respected dance school.
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