Students will gain experience with classical barre exercises, center work, Ballet terminology, combinations, and basic elements of Ballet. Students will be taught correct body placement, application, and will develop poise, strength and grace as dancers. In addition to a focus on the classical, attention will be give to lyrical dance. Lyrical dance is a contemporary form of ballet which teaches the dancer to tell a story with their dance, all the while, feeling the music.
* Pink Ballet shoes required. Preference to split sole shoes for intermediate and advanced students.
Minimum age - 12 years old - Subject to instructor's approval.
Pointe requires extensive training in ballet as well as possessing proper body alignment, balance, strong abdominal and lower back muscles, adequate strength and range of motion in the dancer's joints.
*Pointe shoes required. Should be instructor approved.