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About Tiny Tempos

We are Becky and Fern Oliver, and we own and run

Tiny TemposTM music and movement classes for babies and young children in central Saffron Walden and Bishop’s Stortford. Between us we have many years experience of music education for young children and performing arts.

We use this combination of experience to design unique classes for babies aged 5 months to walking and walking to 3 years are taught by professional music teachers and we play and sing LIVE!!

The classes are held weekly and will introduce your child to different styles of music through songs, both traditional and new, Nursery rhymes, play, instruments and movement.  Each week the activities are based around a different theme to keep the classes stimulating and challenging for the children and their parents and carers.

We also have Tempos Performing Arts classes in Musical Theatre, ballet & tap. These are “syllabus free” sessions, which means we can focus on technique and confidence building instead of set exam work.  The classes are suitable for beginners and those with previous experience, and are a great  extension and progression from the younger classes, or a perfect way for children who haven’t attended any previous classes to learn music, dance and drama skills. These classes give the children an opportunity to learn independently and have fun with their fellow students at the same time!

 

Tiny Tempos classes for ages 5 months – 3 yrs

MONDAYS – Bishops Stortford CLASS/AGES VENUE/TEACHER
9:45am – 10:30am MUSIC AND MOVEMENT. 45 minutes of singing, instruments, movement and sensory props for little ones aged 5 – 18 months and their parents/carers Bishops Stortford Rugby Club – Becky & Fern
10:45am – 11:30am MUSIC AND MOVEMENT. 45 minutes of singing, instruments, movement and sensory props for little ones aged 18 months – 3 years and their parents/carers Bishops Stortford Rugby Club – Becky & Fern
MONDAYS – Saffron Walden    
11am – 11:30am TINY TWIRLIES

A fun energetic funky dance class for little ones aged 18 months – 3 years and their parents/carers

30 minutes of dance based activities to engage and stimulate your little dancers

Golden Acre Community Centre – Courtenay
MONDAYS – Newport
2pm – 2:30pm TINY TUTUS – A specially designed parent and child ballet class for little ones ages 18 months – 3 years. Experience your childs first ballet class with engaging exercises and stories.

 

Newport Village Hall  – Cressy
TUESDAYS – Thorley
9:45am – 10:30am MUSIC AND MOVEMENT. 45 minutes of singing, instruments, movement and sensory props for little ones aged 5 – 18 months and their parents/carers Emmaus Room, St Barnabas Centre, Church Lane Thorley – Becky & Fern
10:45am – 11:30am MUSIC AND MOVEMENT. 45 minutes of singing, instruments, movement and sensory props for little ones aged 18 months – 3 years and their parents/carers Emmaus Room, St Barnabas Centre, Church Lane Thorley – Becky & Fern
THURSDAYS – Saffron Walden    
9:45am – 10:30am MUSIC AND MOVEMENT. 45 minutes of singing, instruments, movement and sensory props for little ones aged 5 – 18 months and their parents/carers Friends Meeting House, High Street, Saffron Walden – Becky & Fern
10:45am – 11:30am MUSIC AND MOVEMENT. 45 minutes of singing, instruments, movement and sensory props for little ones aged 18 months – 3 years and their parents/carers Friends Meeting House, High Street, Saffron Walden – Becky & Fern
2pm – 2:30pm TINY TUTUS – A specially designed parent and child ballet class for little ones ages 18 months – 3 years. Experience your childs first ballet class with engaging exercises and stories.

 

Friends Meeting House, High Street, Saffron Walden – Cressy
FRIDAYS – Saffron Walden  
9:45am – 10:30am MUSIC AND MOVEMENT. 45 minutes of singing, instruments, movement and sensory props for little ones aged 5 – 18 months and their parents/carers Friends Meeting House, High Street, Saffron Walden – Becky & Fern
10:45am – 11:30am MUSIC AND MOVEMENT. 45 minutes of singing, instruments, movement and sensory props for little ones aged 18 months – 3 years and their parents/carers Friends Meeting House, High Street, Saffron Walden – Becky & Fern
CLASS FEES per week: 30 minute classes £4

45 minute classes £5

 

All class fees are payable in advance in termly/half termly block. Drop in fees are also available in some classes – please check your enrolment info or just ask!

Multi class discounts are offered for 3+ classes per week and sibling discounts on siblings in the same class. Unattended classes must be paid for but “make up” classes are offered for classes missed due to illness or injury within the same term.

Free Trials offered in ALL available classes.

 

 

Tempos Performing Arts classes for ages 3+

MONDAYS – Ugley, Stansted. CLASS/AGES VENUE/TEACHER
4pm -4:30pm JUNIOR STREET DANCE 3 – 6 YRS

A high energy funky dance class for little dancers

Ugley Village Hall – Courtenay
4:30pm – 5:15pm INTER STREET DANCE 7 – 12yrs

A high energy funky dance class which teaches flexibility, stamina and musicality.

Ugley Village Hall – Courtenay
MONDAYS – Newport.    
4pm – 4:30pm JUNIOR TAP 3 – 6 YEARS

A fun introduction to tap dance which teachers rhythm & musicality

Newport Village Hall – Cressy
4:30 – 5pm JUNIOR BALLET 3 – 6 YRS Newport Village Hall – Cressy
5pm – 5:45pm INTER BALLET 7 – 12 YRS Newport Village Hall – Cressy
5:45pm – 6:45pm *INTER ACRO DANCE 7 – 12 YRS

A combination of modern contemporary dance and acrobatic skills. This class will build on flexibility and stamina as well as teaching Acro tricks in a safe and fun environment.

 

Newport Village Hall – Courtenay

*students in this class must also take a weekly ballet/street dance with TPA

6:45pm – 7:45pm *SENIOR ACRO DANCE 12+ Yrs

A combination of modern contemporary dance and acrobatic skills. This class will build on flexibility and stamina as well as teaching Acro tricks in a safe and fun environment.

 

Newport Village Hall – Courtenay

*students in this class must also take a weekly ballet/street dance with TPA

TUESDAYS – Stansted
3:45pm – 4:15pm JUNIOR BALLET – 3 – 6 yrs Bentfield Primary School  – Cressy
4:15pm – 5pm INTERMEDIATE BALLET  7 – 12yrs Bentfield Primary School – Cressy
TUESDAYS – Newport    
4pm – 4:30pm JUNIOR STREET DANCE 3 – 6 YRS

A high energy funky dance class for little dancers

Newport Village Hall – Becky G
4:30pm – 5:15pm JUNIOR MUSICAL THEATRE – 3 – 6 yrs

 

Newport Village Hall – Becky G
5:15pm – 6:15pm INTER STREET DANCE 7 – 12yrs

 

Newport Village Hall – Becky G
THURSDAYS – Saffron Walden    
4pm – 4:45pm JUNIOR MUSICAL THEATRE – 3 – 6 yrs

A fun 45 min class is drama, dance and singing

Friends Meeting House, High Street, Saffron Walden – Becky
4:45pm – 5:45pm INTER STREET DANCE 7 – 12yrs

A high energy funky dance class which teaches flexibility, stamina and musicality

Friends Meeting House, High Street, Saffron Walden – Becky
5:45pm – 6:45pm SENIOR STREET DANCE 12 – 16 yrs

A high energy funky dance class to build stamina, flexibility, strength and formation skills.

Friends Meeting House, High Street, Saffron Walden – Becky
SATURDAYS – Saffron Walden    
9am – 9:30am JUNIOR BALLET  3 – 6 yrs

A fun introduction to ballet

Golden Acre Community Centre, Ross Close , Saffron Walden – Cressy
9:30am – 10:00am JUNIOR BALLET  3 – 6 yrs

A fun introduction to ballet

Golden Acre Community Centre, Ross Close , Saffron Walden – Cressy
10:00am – 10:30am JUNIOR TAP 3 – 6 yrs

A fun introduction to tap dance

Golden Acre Community Centre, Ross Close , Saffron Walden  – Cressy
10:30am – 11:15am INTER BALLET 7 – 12 yrs

Suitable for beginners and those who have danced before

Golden Acre Community Centre, Ross Close , Saffron Walden – Cressy
11:15am – 12pm INTER TAP 7 – 12 yrs

Suitable for beginners and those who have danced before

Golden Acre Community Centre, Ross Close , Saffron Walden – Cressy
12pm  – 1pm INTER MUSICAL THEATRE 7 – 12 yrs singing, dance and drama Golden Acre Community Centre, Ross Close , Saffron Walden – Becky
1pm – 1:45pm SENIOR TAP  12 – 16yrs

A fast paced tap class for older students.

Golden Acre Community Centre, Ross Close , Saffron Walden – Cressy

Contact details and social media:

Telephone: 01799 500503

Mobile: 07956 211909

E-mail: tinytempos@hotmail.co.uk

Website: www.tinytempos.co.uk

Twitter: @TinyTempos

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TinyTempos

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