Ballet Class Descriptions
Demi-soloist (ages 4-5) is an introduction to ballet basics and vocabulary that uses methods designed for young imaginative minds and a child’s creative spirit. This class supports the development and improvement of motor skills and coordination, attention and listening skills, plus provides a foundation for the continued study of ballet.
Pre-ballet (ages 6-7) educates students on the fundamentals of ballet technique while placing emphasis on body placement, ballet vocabulary and classroom etiquette. Rooting fundamental concepts such as developing strength, building endurance and increasing flexibility.
Ballet 1 (ages 8-9) and Ballet 2 (ages 9-10) trains and builds on a more traditional ballet class structure. With increased time spent at the barre, center work and training twice a week, students will learn the depth of ballet concentration and strength. Ballet 1 and 2 prepares each student to advance to the next level of study building and strengthen the body for pre-pointe work.