Classes

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Young Ballerinas

Tiny Ballet

Ages 3-5

In this introductory movement class, students will learn the basic positioning and techniques of the Russian Ballet style.  Each class will include a warm up, creative dance and obstacle course games. Emphasis will be on learning the fundamentals of ballet while having lots of fun.

Students must be fully potty trained.

Primary Ballet

Ages 5-8

Ages 5*-7. This course is for new and continuing dancers who are excited to learn and improve their technique in Ballet! Focus will be on the fundamentals of the Russian Ballet style and learning rhythm, turnout and coordination. 

 

*5-year-old students must have one year of prior dance experience to renroll in Primary level courses. Our Tiny Ballet classes are a great starting point for beginner 5-year-olds.

Ballet Class
Young Ballerinas

Elementary Ballet

Ages 8+

This class will focus on the education and technique of the Russian Ballet style. Each period will include a class ballet barre warm up as well as jumps and combinations across the floor.

Dancers will be encouraged to grow at their individual level and as a team. Emphasis will be on improving coordination, grace and flexibility.

Two prior years of ballet experience is recommended.

 

Annual written exams include introduction to ballet terminology and basic body muscle groups. 

Intermediate Ballet 1

Ages 10+

This 2-day per week course is designed to challenge ballet students to grow at a more rapid pace. Focus will be on proper turnout and advanced barre exercises to improve balance, poise and flexibility. Students should expect to remain at their current level of ballet for at least 2-3 years before advancing to the next level.

 

Annual exams include ballet terminology, muscle anatomy, basic human skeleton and history of ballet. 

 

2+ years of prior ballet experience required. 

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Students at this ballet level are strongly encouraged to also participate in PrePointe. This course is designed to strengthen and prepare dancers to begin wearing pointe shoes. 

Young Ballerinas
Ballet dancers

Intermediate Ballet 2

Ages 10+

This 2-day per week course is designed to challenge ballet students to grow at a more rapid pace. Focus will be on proper turnout and advanced barre exercises to improve balance, poise and flexibility. Students should expect to remain at their current level of ballet for at least 2-3 years before advancing to the next level.

 

Annual exams include ballet terminology, muscle anatomy, basic human skeleton and history of ballet. 

 

4+ years of prior ballet experience required. 

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Students in Intermediate Ballet 2 are expected to also participate in weekly PrePointe/Pointe 1 classes. 

Advanced Ballet

Ages 12+

6+ years of prior ballet experience required

or teacher permission. 

This 2-day per week class is designed for the serious dancer who wishes to continue in their dance education and improve their skills as a ballerina. Students will be challenged to memorize new choreography and learn across-the-floor combinations. Focus will be on improving technique, balance and strength through advanced barre exercises and center floor work. 

Students in Advanced Ballet are expected to also

participate in weekly Pointe 2 classes. 

Ballet School
Dancers Feet

PrePointe Classes

For Intermediate 1 + 2 students

In this course, students will use resistance bands, strength training, matwork and barre to prepare their bodies to begin en pointe. Parents and students will be provided with information about pointe shoes, fittings & sewing and well as a “Ready for Pointe” checklist and organized assessments. Students will be given annual pointe shoe assessments to receive feedback and track their progress. 

 

Once a student has been approved to begin pointe, their instructor will schedule and accompany them to a pointe fitting. Dancers will then continue the rest of the season wearing their pointe shoes in class each week. Pointe shoe fittings will be based on individual progress and not all students will begin pointe at the same time. Parents should plan to budget roughly $120 for the shoes, toe pads, ribbons, elastics and (optional) sewing kit. 

Pointe Classes

Intermediate & Advanced Ballet students

Teacher recommendation is required for all pointe classes. Emphasis will be to challenge dancers to improve their core, balance and confidence on pointe as they work both on and off the barre and progress to advanced steps in center floor.

Each student will need a pair of properly fitted and sewn pointe shoes throughout the year. 

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Lyrical Praise Classes

Students must be dual-enrolled in a Petit Allegro ballet class.

 

In this theatrical movement class, students will be challenged in both choreography and emotional expression. By using inspirational Christian music, dancers will bring the song to life through dance unto the glory of God. Weekly prayer time and scripture memory verses will also be a part of this class.

Jazz Classes

Jazz dancing is a form that showcases fancy footwork, big leaps, and quick turns. The dance moves and technique are fun and energetic! To excel in jazz, dancers need a strong background in ballet, as it encourages grace and balance.

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