What do you do in a class?
After greeting your friends and being welcomed to class by your teacher, you’ll begin with some easy stretching and warming up. Next, you’ll practice your posture by marching or start learning a new dance routine. For the little ones there are always fun games that everyone loves. Each lesson is designed to make sure that you improve a little every single week and caters to the ability level of the group.
How old do you have to be to start physie?
Usually 3 years, as long as your daughter can be happily separated from her mum for half an hour.
What do you wear to class?
You can wear a leotard or dance pants and a top – comfy but not baggy clothing.
How many times a week do you go to class?
Most people attend at least 2 classes per week.
How many students are in a class?
There are between 5 to 20 students in each class, depending on the age group of the students. All classes have an assistant teacher.
Do you have to compete?
No, the competitions are completely optional, though they are a great way to build confidence and meet other Physie girls from all over Australia! It’s a wonderful experience designed to encourage girls to become comfortable performing in a safe, positive environment.
What sort of competitions are there?
There are two types of BjP Physie competitions. The first is team-based with 8 girls or ladies in one team performing routines together and the second is called Champion Girl, where girls pursue their individual goals. There are various competitions throughout the year, with club, interclub, regional, state and finally national competitions. Every year, the National Championships are held at the Sydney Opera House where girls from all over Australia compete for the title of Senior Grand Champion.
What do you wear for competitions?
Girls are required to wear their BjP Leotards. Fishnet tights are optional for ages 13yrs and up and no dance shoes are required.
What about tan, hair and makeup?
Fake tan is banned for girls under 15′s and discouraged above 15 years. There are strict makeup rules for under 15′s but not for adults. Hair is to be kept simple, stylish and feminine.
Are private lessons available?
We offer private, shared and semi-private lessons. They commence in Term 2 and there is an additional fee.
Private lessons - 1 on 1
Shared private lessons – 2 students
Semi private lessons – Up to 4 students