BALLET: Ballet combines grace, line and beauty to provide the technical foundation for all dance forms.The classes offered begin with Petite Ballet for children ages 5 and older, Junior/Teen Ballet for children aged 10 and older, andTeen/Senior Ballet for ages 11 and up. The grades of ballet do not follow the same ages as public school grades. Our office staff can assist in selecting the proper class for a beginning or intermediate ballet student. **Advanced students are encouraged to train with the Competitive Team classes listed under Competition Team Information.*All Ballet classes incorporate choreographical elements of Lyrical styles of dance.
PRE POINTE/POINTE: Pre-Pointe-Using thera-bands, marbles and other teaching tools, students will work on strengthening their feet and ankles. Dancers will be building the muscles and knowledge needed to prepare for Pointe safely. They will also learn about Pointe shoes, the proper fit and how to sew and tie them correctlyAll dancers in the Pointe level must have completed Pre Pointe or have extensive previous Pointe experience. This class will continue to strengthen ankles and feet. Classes will start to include longer combinations and advanced techniqueWe offer pre-pointe for beginners and intermediate/advanced Pointe placement is by teacher appointment only.
PRIVATE LESSONS: Private classes are for dancers hoping to focus more on ballet in a personalized setting or who wish to reinforce what they have learned without interrupting a class setting. *Rates begin at $40 per hour.
Ballet is the foundation of dance. In our program the fundamentals of ballet will be taught using classical ballet technique. Each class will concentrate on proper alignment, lift, turnout, terminology and style.