A new incremental and comprehensive approach to preschool dance education


  • Ilze M. Liepa Charity Foundation for Contributing to the Development of Choreography and Art, Russian Federation
  • Alina B. Grudskaya Russian National Ballet School of Ilze Liepa in Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation


Choreography, Classical ballet school, Rhythmoplasty, Classical dance, Development dynamics


The article describes the new technique of teaching the basics of choreography to 3 to 6 years old children using the methodology of Russian classical ballet school, modern ballet rhythmoplasty and authors’ many years teaching experience. The article provides a detailed analysis of children teaching program «Little ballerinas» by phases. The most important for children of this age is to let them plunge into the atmosphere of choreographic art, classical music, discipline and independent creativity. One of the main factors of success is the teacher and his/her willingness to interest and involve children in the process of work and creation.


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Liepa, I. M., & Grudskaya, A. B. (2019). A new incremental and comprehensive approach to preschool dance education. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 14(5proc), S2052-S2075. Retrieved from https://www.jhse.ua.es/article/view/2019-v14-n5-proc-incremental-comprehensive-approach-preschool-da