Mission Statement: Creating a warm and welcoming learning environment for toddlers to express themselves and build confidence through our unique and fun creative performing arts program
Vision: To be the leading platform venue for young minds to grow into future leaders by offering the widest variety of performing arts and creative and exploratory courses for tots across Western Canada.
Location: 3SB Creative Youth Centre- 13883 156 street NW, Edmonton, Alberta
Who: Start From the Heart is a creative arts Play school program created and operated by 3rd Street Beat performing arts and Music Together of the Northern Lights.
What do we offer: Start From the Heart focus primarily on offering creative and fine arts courses for youth ages 3/4 and 4/5 .
Our courses are:
Visual Art and Painting (30 mins) Introduction to painting and drawing as well as hand to eye coordination. Kids will go through a curriculum of learning Letters and number systems expressed through artwork and stylization focusing on teamwork and freedom of expression.
Instructor: Gabrielle Bujold
Creative Movement and Dance (30 mins)- Introduction to rhythmic movement and coordination through Jazz and Hip Hop disciplines set to urban pop and children’s music
Instructor: Joni Bokenfohr
Music and Song (30 mins)- introduction to music theory and teamwork through song and rhythm taught through the Music Together curriculum to increase confidence, social awareness and early skill development.
Instructor: Jodi Howard
Artistic Director: Joni Bokenfohr
Executive Director: Luke Geldert
Program Development Partners: Luke Geldert, Jodi Howard, Mark Ward
What makes us our unfair advantage:
* We have combined a very reputable company in Music Together which has been around since 1987 and an up and coming urban dance company in 3rd Street Beat who pioneered the Hip Hop market in Edmonton and have 16 years of experience in the Industry.
* We speed up early childhood development by harnessing the imaginative power within each child through a wide variety of creative arts.
* We highlight your child in a variety of performance opportunities both in and out of the studio which builds confidence and allows parents to participate.
* Our facility hosts a multitude of dance, fitness and arts companies as well as a healthy eatery to provide convenience and additional services. To take a virtual tour of our facility click here.
Schedule/Courses: (can fit up to 15 students per class)
Tuesdays/Thursdays (ages 3/4 and 4/5 ) - 9am-11:30am
Tuesdays/Thursday (ages 3/4 and 4/5 ) 12pm-2:30pm
** early drop off and late pickup options available!