Kian at the Springbank Dancer Recital

Kian's ground moves - 2013 © Christopher Martin

Kian was in the Boys Hip Hop class at Springbank Dancers this year.  During the end of season recital, the boys performed and entertained the audience with their moves and poses as they strutted across the stage.  Below, they started their performance in these “tough” silhouetted positions.

Starting positions - 2013 © Christopher Martin

Teaching a troop of 6 to 8 year-old boys dance requires bundles of energy to match them and an equal measure of patience.  Miss Shana had more than enough of both. She created a place where the boys were supported, encouraged and had a lot of fun.  A great teacher for a bunch of wild guys.

2013 © Christopher Martin

Kian had a great time throughout the year.  It was a lot of fun to watch this performance and see all of their new dance moves and the confidence and fun they were all having on stage.

Strutting around - 2013 © Christopher Martin

Kian’s looking forward to next year’s dance classes.  He will be practicing his helicopter spins, freezes, windmills and top rocks over the summer and we should be treated to a few impromptu concerts before the next session starts.

2013 © Christopher Martin

At the end of the recital all of the dancers assembled on stage.  The boys sat off to the side and waited fairly patiently while the teachers finished a couple of speeches and thank yous.  That gave me one more chance to photograph these young men hanging out.

Who's watching who - 2013 © Christopher Martin

5 responses

  1. Vicki (from Victoria A Photography)

    Wonderful photos. How lucky the children are to participate in such fun shared activities. Looks like Kian is having a great time. Good that you were able to watch and capture some of his dance routine.

    June 28, 2013 at 9:09 pm

  2. You must be a very often so proud of your son – I am amazed of the quality ( of course 😉 ) and the boys expressions of their faces and the body language – I have no words that covers all I feel and think about your wonderful photos – Thank you again for sharing

    June 28, 2013 at 6:38 pm

  3. Great kid and great pictures! You must be very proud of both of your kids!

    June 28, 2013 at 12:11 pm

  4. I did not say so earlier but I was hoping you would post some of Kian and the hip hop crew-great shots!

    June 28, 2013 at 11:07 am

  5. Wonderful photos.

    June 28, 2013 at 9:21 am

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