Welcome to Ballet Basics, a class designed for individuals aged 11 and up. Whether you’re a beginner looking to explore the grace and beauty of ballet or someone with previous dance experience seeking to refine your technique, this class is the perfect opportunity to delve into the foundational elements of ballet.

Tuesdays, 7:30PM-8:20PM
Ages 11 – Adult

In our Ballet Basics class, we provide a welcoming and supportive environment where students can develop their skills, improve their posture, and enhance their overall body awareness. You’ll be guided through a structured curriculum that focuses on building a strong ballet foundation while fostering a love for this timeless art form.

Throughout the class, you’ll work on exercises at the barre, in the center, and across the floor, allowing you to develop strength, flexibility, coordination, and musicality. Each session will include a combination of ballet technique, alignment exercises, and graceful movements that cultivate the poise and elegance synonymous with ballet.

In our Ballet Basics class, you can expect to:

  1. Learn Fundamental Technique: Discover and refine the basic ballet positions, including pliés, tendus, dégagés, and more, with an emphasis on proper alignment and technique.
  2. Improve Posture and Body Alignment: Focus on developing a strong and aligned posture, enhancing core stability, and promoting proper body placement.
  3. Enhance Flexibility and Strength: Engage in exercises that increase flexibility, strengthen your muscles, and improve control over your movements.
  4. Develop Musicality and Artistry: Explore the connection between movement and music, learning to express yourself artistically through the interpretation of different rhythms and melodies.
  5. Gain Performance Skills: Experience the joy of dancing by learning short choreographed sequences, fostering stage presence, and developing performance skills.

No matter your age or previous dance experience, our Ballet Basics class welcomes individuals of all levels. Whether you’re brand new to ballet or seeking to brush up on your skills, our instructors will provide personalized attention and modifications to meet your individual needs and abilities.