Ballet & Pointe

 

Ballet

6 Years Old to Adult - 60 Minute Class

Ballet is a highly recommended class for all dancers because it is the basis of all forms of dance.  It integrates body alignment, control and grace through movement.  It teachers correct posture, proper carriage, and poise.

Dance Attire:  Leotard, tights or leggings, shorts or skirt, pink leather or canvas ballet shoes (boys black)

Lyrical/Contemporary

7 Years Old to Adult - 30 Minute Class

Lyrical encompasses the basic forms of ballet, jazz and modern. Lyrics of the songs are depicted through facial expressions, level changes, and creative movements.  The student MUST have at least one year of ballet training or be concurrently enrolled in a ballet or conditioning class.

Dance Attire:  Leotard, tights or leggings, shorts or skirt, lyrical shoes

Pre-Pointe

10 Year Old to Adult - 30 Minute Class

In Pre-Pointe classes the students work to develop strength, flexibility and alignment in their feet in preparation for work 'en Pointe or for personal improvement.  The class is open to any student age 10 and above with a minimum of 2 years experience in ballet.

Dance Attire:  Leotard, tights or leggings, shorts or skirt, pink leather or canvas ballet shoes

Pointe

Teacher Determination - 30 Minute Class

Pointe dancing is an extension of ballet training where the dancer performs movements on tips of her toes.  The student MUST have previous ballet training, completed the Pre-Pointe class, and have a teacher recommendation.  Students in Pointe MUST take a minimum of 2 conditioning classes in addition to their Pointe class. 

Dance Attire:  Leotard, tights or leggings, shorts or skirt, pointe shoes