CHILDYOUTH CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
CREATIVE BALLET - Students learn to love dance while developing coordination, musicality and motor skills. Young dancers practice following instructions and become comfortable working in a group setting. Students must be age 4 by 9/30/19
BALLET BASICS A and B- Students are introduced to ballet vocabulary and class etiquette, focusing on the development of coordination, strength, flexibility and musicality.
Basics A Students must be age 5 by 9/30/19, this is a 45 minute class
Basics B Student should have at least one year of ballet experience must be age 6 by 9/30/19 , this is a one hour class
BALLET BEGINNER BASICS C- An introduction to ballet technique for the elementary student who is interested in pursuing ballet for ages 7-11
BALLET BEGINNER l & lA - Serious study of ballet begins at this level, students build upon their training in fundamental concepts of classical ballet technique, vocabulary and studio etiquette. Development of body positions, alignment, jumping, the introduction of turning and musicality. Two ballet classes per week suggested
BALLET BEGINNER ll - Beginning students continue to discover their passion for dance, the class incorporates strength building, adagio, turn practice and linking steps. Two Classes per week highly recommended
PRE POINTE | BEGINNER POINTE
Pre-Pointe is the first step toward working en pointe and concentration is on correct alignment, muscle /core strength, and correct classical ballet technique.
Beginner Pointe works on the same syllabus in pointe shoes.
Pre -Pointe/Beginner Pointe students must take two classes per week minimum
MODERN | CONTEMPORARY l & ll -A whole-body approach including; flexibility, strength, coordination, and body awareness to allow freedom of expression. This class combines modern, jazz, and classical ballet technique. Based on the style of the Horton Technique
BALLET APRENTINCE YOUTH PROGRAM for the preteen | teen interested in pursuing dance in an academic setting such as a performing arts high school or college, as a vocation or a creative outlet. Students are offered unlimited classes and the opportunity to work with professional dancers and guest teachers in the classroom and in performance.