Ballet Classes – Ages 3 through Adult

New students call 210-820-3400

Fall 2016 Schedule

Students are evaluated and placed in appropriate classes based on skill, experience, and required flexibility and strength. The age groupings shown below is a reference only for the typical ages in each classes, as age alone is not a determining factor.

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Beginner Division

Creative Movement I & II – ages 3-5

Designed to introduce the youngest dancer to movement and musicality. Classes are tailored to be fun and prepare young students for formal dance training through development of both fine and gross motor skills. Basic classical ballet foundations are introduced such as positions, body posture, stretching, and conduct. Balancing, skipping and leaping along with ballet based activities and games are all part of our exciting curriculum.

Hours per week: .75
Cost: $68 per month

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

1 Class per week

Creative Movement I: CM I  Leotard – Motionwear #2167 in White / Tights – Capezio Convertible #1816C in Ballet Pink                                      Creative Movement II: CMII Leotard – Motionwear #2167 in Pink / Tights – Capezio Convertible #1816C in Ballet Pink Pink ballet leather shoes

 

Days

Class

Class Time

Monday

Creative Movement I

3:15 – 4:00 pm

Tuesday

Creative Movement I

10:30 – 11:15 am

Wednesday

Creative Movement I

3:30 – 4:15 pm

Saturday

Creative Movement I

9:00 – 9:45 am

Wednesday

Creative Movement II

4:15 – 5:00 pm

           Saturday

Creative Movement II

  9:45 – 10:30 am

Pre-Ballet – ages 5-6

Students experience a more structured class than Creative Movement. Ballet conduct, stretching, coordination exercises, and movement across the floor are augmented. In addition, use of the “plié”, stretching of the legs, pointed feet, and higher jumps are emphasized in a dynamic and fun environment.

Hours per week: 1
Cost: $72 per month

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

1 Class per week

Leotard – Motionwear #2103 in Light Blue / Tights – Capezio Convertible #1816C in Ballet Pink Pink Ballet Leather Shoes

 

Days

Class Time

Monday

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Wednesday

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Saturday

9:15 – 10:15 am

Primary Ballet – ages 6-7

This class is a continuation of our Pre-Ballet level. Class is more structured and exercises focus on muscular development. Spotting is introduced and ballet posture, balance, terminology, and classical ballet positions are emphasized.

Hours per week: 1
Cost: $72 per month

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

1 Class per week

Leotard – Motionwear #2103 in Periwinkle Tights – Capezio Convertible #1816C in Ballet Pink Pink Ballet Leather Shoes

 

Days

Class Time

Tuesday

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Thursday

5:00 – 6:00 pm

Saturday

9:00 – 10:00 am

 

 Intermediate Division

Students obtain a solid discipline of classical ballet. Barre and center floor work, flexibility, memory, coordination, musicality, and pre-pointe exercises are emphasized. The syllabus allows students to learn exercises and terminology correctly at a pace where they can obtain the right strength and flexibility.

Ballet I

Hours per week: 3                                                                                                                                               Cost: $165 per month **includes 30 minute stretch class

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

2 Classes per week

Leotard – Motionwear #2110 in Navy / Tights – Capezio Convertible #1816C in Ballet Pink Pink Ballet Leather Shoes

 

Days

Class Time

Monday & Thursday

Thursday Stretch Class

4:45 – 6:00 pm

6:00 – 6:30 pm

Tuesday & Thursday

Tuesday Stretch Class

4:15 – 5:30 pm

5:30 – 6:00 pm

Ballet II

Hours per week: 3.5
Cost: $180 per month ** includes 30 minute stretch class

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

2 Classes per week

Leotard – Motionwear #2518 in Navy  / Tights – Capezio Convertible #1816C in Ballet Pink Pink Ballet Leather Shoes

 

Days

Class Time

Monday and Wednesday

Monday Stretch II Class

4:30 – 6:00 pm

6:00 – 6:30 pm

Ballet III

Hours per week: 5.5
Cost: $235 per month ** includes 30 minute stretch class

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

3 Classes per week

 

 

 

Leotard – Motionwear #2518 in Navy / Tights – Capezio Convertible #18C / #18 in Ballet Pink Pink Leather Ballet Shoes with Ribbons

 

Days

Instruction

Class Time

Tuesday

Tuesday

Thursday

Saturday

Saturday

Stretch

Technique

Technique

Technique

Pre-Pointe

5:00 – 5:30 pm

5:30 – 7:00 pm

5:30 – 7:00 pm

10:30 – 12:00 pm

12:00 – 12:30 pm

 Boys Strength & Conditioning

The boys class is scheduled for any boys registered in the Intermediate Division. This class teaches the skills necessary to become strong male dancers and the importance of the male role in ballet. The  emphasis of the class is muscle development and strength training.

Dress Code: White T-shirts and Black Tights with Black Shoes

               Saturday                                 Strength & Conditioning                        12:00 – 1:00 pm

Advanced Division

Students continue to study more advanced steps and combinations. Pointe work begins for those who have developed the strength and control necessary to meet the demands. Strength, consistency, musicality and artistry are emphasized as well as strong technique.

Ballet IV

Hours per week: 10.25
Cost: $323 per month ** includes 30 minute stretch class

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

5 Classes per week

Leotard – Motionwear #2518 in Black with pink waistband / Tights – Body Wrappers A 45   Pink Ballet Shoes and          Pointe Shoes

 

Days

Instruction

Class Time

Monday

Tuesday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Friday

Saturday

Technique & Pointe

Stretch

Technique

Technique & Pointe

Technique

Technique

6:00 – 8:30 pm

5:00 – 5:30 pm

5:30 – 7:00 pm

5:00 – 7:30 pm

4:45 – 6:15 pm

10:15 am – 12:00 pm

Ballet V

Hours per week: 11.25
Cost: $333 per month ** includes 60 minute stretch class

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

5 Classes per week Leotard – Motionwear #2518 in Black / Tights – Body Wrappers A 45 Pink Split Sole
Ballet Canvas or Leather Shoes and Pointe Shoes

 

Days

Instruction

Class Time

Monday

Tuesday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Saturday

Technique & Pointe

Stretch

Technique

Technique & Pointe

Technique & Pointe

Technique

6:30 – 9:00 pm

6:00 – 7:00 pm

7:00 – 8:30 pm

6:00 – 8:30 pm

6:00 – 8:00 pm

10:15 – 12:00 pm

Ballet VI

Hours per week: 14
Cost: $350 per month ** includes 60 minute stretch class

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

5 Classes per week Leotard – Motionwear #2518 Black / Tights – Body Wrappers A 45

Any color leotard on T/Th/F

Pink Split Sole
Ballet Canvas or Leather Shoes and Pointe Shoes

 

Days

Instruction

Class Time

Monday

Tuesday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Saturday

Technique & Pointe

Stretch

Technique & Pointe

Technique & Pointe

Technique & Pointe

Technique

Technique & Pointe

Company Rehearsal

(Company Members only)

6:00 – 8:30 pm

6:00 – 7:00 pm

7:00 – 9:00 pm

6:00 – 8:30 pm

6:30 – 9:00 pm

4:45 – 6:15

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

12:00 – 4:00 pm

Open Division

Home School Classes

Monday and Wednesday                   10:30 – 12:00 pm     

Open Ballet – ages 10+

This class is designed to teach basic ballet skills to enhance posture, strength and flexibility to students who are older beginners.

Hours per week: 2
Cost: $115 per month ** includes 30 minute stretch class

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

2 Classes per week

Leotard – Motionwear #2200 in Black Tights / Tights – Capezio Convertible #18C / #18 in Ballet Pink

Pink Ballet Leather Shoes

 

Days

Class Time

Monday
Wednesday

Open Stretch class – Monday

5:00 – 6:00 pm
5:00 – 6:00 pm

6:00 – 6:30 pm

Modern

This class focuses on understanding the basic kinesthetic of modern dance. Momentum, gravity, and the uses of weight will be explored while developing a secure sense of placement and strength. The goal is to develop strong, and versatile dancers in today’s dance world.

Cost: add one hour to weekly hours on pricing chart to get total monthly rate (see Tuition).

 

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

1 Class per week(1 hour)

Leotard: Ballet Class Level Color

Tights – Capezio Convertible #18C / #18 in Ballet Pink

Solid Black Dance Shorts

Capezio Unisex FootUndeez

 

 

Days

Class

Class Time

Friday

Modern I/II/III

6:15 – 7:15 pm

Friday

Modern IV/V/VI

7:15 – 8:15 pm

Jazz

This upbeat class combines jazz technique and choreography in a fast-paced and fun way to develop students coordination, rhythm, flexibility and self-expression.
Cost: add one hour to weekly hours on pricing chart to get total monthly rate (see Tuition).

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

1 Class per week

Leotard: Ballet Class Level Color

Solid Black Dance Pants

Jazz Shoes

 

Day / Class

Class Time

Friday – Jazz I/II/III

Friday – Jazz IV/V/VI

5:15 – 6:15 pm

6:15 – 7:15 pm

 

Teen & Adult Beginner & Teen Intermediate Ballet Classes – ages 16+

Whether the student is a teen, an adult beginner or is looking to return to dance, they will enjoy these classes that will enhance overall physical fitness.

Beginner Cost: prepay punch cards – $130 for 8 classes

Intermediate Cost: prepay punch cards – $145 for 8 classes

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

1-2 Classes per week Comfortable work-out wear or ballet attire. Pink Ballet
Canvas or Leather Shoes

 

Days

Class

Class Time

Tuesday

Wednesday

 Adult Ballet

Teen / Adult Ballet – Beginner

9:00 – 10:30 am

7:30 – 8:30 pm

Tuesday & Thursday

Teen/Adult Ballet – Intermediate

7:00 – 8:30 pm