Mini Movers: Research Studio (Ages 2-3)

Mini Movers: Research Studio Ages 2-3

Instructor: Olly Otley

Saturdays, 10:00-10:40am

Spring Term Dates: Saturday 9th January – 27th March 2021

Price: £42.00 per half term or £7.50 per class. Concession Price: £4.00 per class.

Online until Saturday 13th February 2021

Following the government’s announcement of a national lockdown as of Monday 4th January 2021, Spring term 2021 classes will be hosted online, until it is safe to return back to the studios as soon as possible. 

We are opening up our Online Children’s Dance Classes for all to attend until we return in-person to the studios. Please email if you would you to sign up to these online classes.

CDS is thankful for funding from Action for Bow which has enabled the delivery of these classes under COVID-19 restrictions, and in line with this funding, priority is for participants who live in E3 2 & E3 5.
We are keen to encourage and enable as many participants from these postcodes to access these classes:
  • We have a number of additional bursaries available for families based in Bow for whom the advertised price is not affordable at this time. Please contact in confidence, to request a bursary.
  • If your billing postcode is in E3 2 and E3 5 and there are no spaces available online, please contact Jessica to enquire if there are any priority places still available.

A playful, intimate group for your child’s first steps in dance.

The smaller sibling of our regular Mini Movers class, up to 10 grown-ups and their little ones will discover movement together in an intimate, friendly environment. Jump and balance, roll and spin – through, around, over and under each other. Two and three year olds will develop confidence and basic dance skills while having plenty of fun. Let your child experiment and express themselves, and build a bond of trust through creative movement, play, music and storytelling.

See all of our 2019-20 classes and the term schedule here.

Chisenhale Dance Space’s Children’s Classes Programme has been funded by Action for Bow this Spring term 2021.

COVID Safety and Adaptations:

Chisenhale Dance Space puts the safety of it’s staff, Members, hirers and participants first as we assess how to reopen the building and avoid the spread of COVID-19. Following recent government guidance and consultations with other organisations, we will be taking the following precautions:

– Implementing an enhanced cleaning regime including daily professional deep cleans of the building and in between classes.
– Hand sanitising stations are available as you enter the building and outside each studio.
– Clear signposting throughout the building including floor markings, traffic flow systems and COVID-19 safety information to encourage social distancing. This will include staggered drop off and collections for Children’s Classes.
– 2m floor markings will be visible in both studios and side-to side spatial formations used by facilitators.
– Strict capacities in each studio and across the building to allow for staff and visitors to move safely and observe social distancing.
– Reduced participant numbers for classes in line with social distancing measures and to comply with school guidance. We will also be operating a fixed group system for each class. Children/young people will be placed in age appropriate bubbles.

If you have any further questions or require more information about our COVID-19 policies and control measure, please contact 

About your Creative Movement Instructor:

Olly Otley shifted careers from film production to community arts a few years ago, in a bid to rekindle her childhood love of creative dance. She has worked extensively with children and their parents, leading movement, art and music activities in the UK and Germany. Olly believes strongly that people of any age and ability should have access to the joy and artistic expression that dance offers. She is currently deepening her understanding of contemporary dance in community settings with further studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

For questions about our classes, please email or call 020 8981 6617 between 10am and 6pm.