Ballet Classes

 

PREBALLET ages 3 ½ – 6 years red-register-button

  • Monday: 10:30 – 11:15 am
  • Tuesday: 10:30 – 11:15 am
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 10:45 am

Ballet principles are introduced in a gentle and age-appropriate way.  Barre work includes beginning basics such as 1st through 3rd foot positions, plies and tendus.  Floor work includes  stretches, tendu, port de bras, ronde de jambe, and other simple beginning steps as well as small and large jetes (jumps) and leaps.

$440 / 4-equal payments of $110

BALLET I/II ages 5-7 yearsred-register-button

  • Monday: 4:30 – 5:15 pm

Beginning Ballet for ages 5-7 years (or Kindergarten through 2nd grade).  Basic ballet positions, port de bras, ronde de jambe, the five arm positions, bourees, skips, leaps, marches, ballet walks, shasse, jete, glissade, grande jete, rhythm, musicality and ballet progressions as well as proper alignment are emphasized in this class.

$440 / 4-equal payments of $110

BALLET III/IV ages 6-8 yearsred-register-button

  • Wednesday: 4:30 – 5:15 pm

For those that were in PreBallet for several years attended Dance Camp or summer classes and are ready for more challenge/or had one year or more of Ballet I/II and have mastered basic steps such as pas de chats, glissades, bourees, jetes and more; next step in the fundamentals of ballet with more advanced movements and exercises such as ronde de jambe, degage and petit battement, continuing work in the Bolshoi training.

$440 / 4-equal payments of $110

BALLET IV/V ages 8-10 yearsred-register-button

  • Tuesday: 5:15 – 6 pm

Children’s Ballet class for ages 8-10 years old at the beginning intermediate level.  Class encompasses barre work, floor exercises with the continued work toward a (simple) dance combination of four or more different steps; this continues training in the Bolshoi method with further technique built upon previous experience, focusing on balance, strength and flexibility.

$440 / 4-equal payments of $110

JUNIOR BALLET ages 10-14 (Intermediate/Pre-Pointe/Pointe)red-register-button

  • Monday 5:45- 6:45 pm and Wednesday 6 – 7 pm

The Junior Ballet is an intermediate-advanced level of pre-pointe or pointe students as well as boys, aged 10-14.  For the more earnest dancer, this class meet Mondays and Wednesdays. and most (but not all) are members of the Dance Company.  Must have a least three years of ballet training and/or meet with instructor approval.

$960 / 4-equal payments of $240

TEEN/ ADULT INTERMEDIATE BALLET ages 14 and upred-register-button

  • Monday 6:45- 7:45 pm

Ballet Technique using a Russian approach; a more enhanced barre, floor stretches and center work are emphasized.  As always, special attention is paid to knee, hip and ankle placement in response to growth plates and maturation.  This class is appropriate for those who have danced earlier for a few years and need a refresher.  This is a mixed-level class for those that want to go slower in technique than the Junior or Senior ballet classes.

$480 / 4-equal payments of $120

SENIOR BALLET ages 14+red-register-button

  • Tuesday: 6 -7:30 pm and Thursday 7 – 8:30 pm

For ages 14 and up, the Advanced Ballet class is a workout for the experienced dancer.  This class includes pointe and pre-pointe levels (at the dancers’ preference).  Technique class based on the Russian Bolshoi ballet technique along with French terminology.  Students complete a full barre, core/stretching, center work including adagio, petit allegro, large and small motor movements including balance, glissade, port de bras, jete, pirouette, grand jete, fouette, brisee, enchainments, echappe, entrechechat and so much more.  The Boshoi method produces technically strong dancers that are highly athletic.  This class also meets Thursdays at 7pm.

$1040 / 4-equal payments of $260

ADULT/ TEEN BEGINNING BALLET with BARRE/STRETCH

The ballet barre has been developed over the last 200 years to work both large and small muscle groups, as well as incorporate spatial skills and engage brain function, so it is never boring!  Stretch your muscles and stand taller after!