Children Pre-Ballet I (ages 3-4)
position, creative movement, fun while challenging for the youngest ballerinas.
Must be able
to follow instructions and "potty trained". Great first class for children who
love music and
****New**** Children Pre-Ballet II (ages 5-7):
learn some fundamental ballet poses and steps, enjoying the opportunites to learn
music and famous ballets, while obtaining a balance between developmental skill sets
needs appropriate for this age group. Students will be introduced to
barre work and
some center floor exercises.
Children Ballet I/II (Ages 8-11):
will learn more advance steps, utilizing barre and centre floor exercises which build upon the skill set
learned in Pre-Ballet classes. Ages 8-11 will involve themselves in learning
traditional ballet forms and
to put arm, leg, and head movements together, balance technique, and posturing.
Ages 11-12 may
begin pointe lessons along with their traditional ballet classes if strong enough. Musicality
is emphasized along
with more advanced
Adult Ballet for Health:
to the mature woman to develop and maintain a healthy mind and flexible body through
ballet exercises. These classes will include some yoga methodology for increased
exercises to increase oxygen flow throughout the body. A progression of center
work will lead
toward barre work and subsequently more advanced levels of ballet steps. Adults
strengthening of legs and feet as classes build on previously learned steps.
****NEW***** Adult Beginning/Intermediate Ballet (Age 18+):
learn basic fundamental ballet poses and steps, technical skills, balance, and strength
the body. Classes assume that physical conditioning of the participants is at a stronger
than that of the Adult Ballet for Health class.
****NEW *****Adult and Teens Contemporary Ballet ,Lyrical, and Jazz Classes :
learn basic ballet movements with a contemporary twist. No
in ballet required. This will be a fun, easy moving class for teens
General Class Information and Attire
Classes are offered on Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons for children. Pointe lessons
will be taught when the child is physically ready. Adult classes are scheduled currently on Tuesday
and Thursday evening at 7:00 pm. Private lessons are also available upon request. Please call
the studio at (404) 256-5542 for additional information about schedules and classes.
Ballet attire is color assigned by level of class. Class attire will be traditional
pink leotards, tights, and ballet shoes for children ages 3-4. Ages 5-7 will wear a blue leotards. Children
ages 8+ will wear traditional black or green leotards, pink tights, and pink shoes. Clothing may be
purchased through the studio or from local merchants. We also provide discount coupons from local merchants and
these will be available at registration. For modern and jazz classes, students should wear comfortable, loose clothing
for tops and jazz pants or capris. Tan jazz shoes are required, or "foot undies" may be used instead of shoes.
Open registration for all classes is available August through March, for each school
year. An annual recital will be held in late spring or early summer. The Summer Dance Camp registration begins
in January. These camps will only be held for a minimum of 5 students in June for ages 6-9 yrs and in July for ages 10-14. The summer program will include
dance lessons, a ballet related craft project and movies of ballet performances. Quiet time will be observed along
with a mid-afternoon snack for all students. Private lessons will also be offered throughout the year and during
the summer months when instructor schedules are available. Adult classes continue throughout the summer months
as scheduled. An annual field trip to a professional ballet performance is scheduled either in the fall or spring sessions.
Older students attend our annual sleepover in the spring.