The most important discipline for a dancer.
Ballet forms the basis for all other dance subjects.
It develops grace, strength and poise.
Ballet Classes Levels/ Grades
Ages 3-4. No previous training.
Emphasis is on creative movement.
Ages 4-5. Basic ballet steps and creative movement.
One year in Preballet required if 4, or age 5 for beginners.
Ages 6-8. Basic ballet technique with little or no prior training.
Ages 5-7. Basic ballet technique with 2-3 years prior training.
Ages 6-9. Beginner-intermediate.3-4 years prior training.
Two classes/week recommended.
Ages 8-12. Intermediate. 4-5 years prior training.
Two classes/week required.
Three classes/week recommended.
Ages 9 and up. Intermediate with 5-6 years prior training. Emphasis on pointe preparation. Three classes/week required.
Ages 10- up. Intermediate - Advanced with emphasis on pointe technique. Three classes/week required.
Four classes/week recommended.
Ages 11-up. Advanced class with emphasis on performance.
Three classes/week required.Four classes/week recommended.
Ages 12-up. Pre-professional Class.
Four classes/week required for registered students.
Five-six classes/week recommended.
Teen Ballet 1
Ages 9-13. Basic technique with little or no prior training.
Teen Ballet 2
Ages 9 and up. Beg./Int.with 2-3 years prior training.
Adult Ballet & Jazz (Beg. and Int.)
Age 14 and up.