Ballet Classes – Ages 3 through Adult

 

New students call 210-820-3400

Fall 2014 Schedule – Classes begin August 18th

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: $65 per month

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

1 Class per week

Leotard – Motionwear #2167 in White (CM I) and in Pink (CM II)Tights – Capezio Convertible #1816C in Ballet Pink Pink ballet leather shoes

 

Days

Class

Class Time

Monday

Creative Movement I

3:15 – 4:00 pm

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: $69 per month

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

1 Class per week

Leotard – Motionwear #2103 in Light BlueTights – Capezio Convertible #1816C in Ballet Pink Pink Ballet Leather Shoes

 

Days

Class Time

Monday

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Wednesday

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Thursday

4:00 – 5:00 pm

 

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: $69 per month

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

1 Class per week

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

 

Days

Class Time

Tuesday

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Wednesday

4:00 – 5:00 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.

Level Blue

Hours per week: 2.5
Cost: $139 per month

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

2 Classes per week

Leotard – Motionwear #2110 in Royal Blue Tights – Capezio Convertible #1816C in Ballet Pink Pink Ballet Leather Shoes

 

Days

Class Time

Monday

4:45 – 6:00 pm

Thursday

4:00 – 5:15 pm

 

Level Purple

Hours per week: 3.0
Cost: $159 per month

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

2 Classes per week

Leotard – Motionwear #2100 in Ultraviolet Tights – Capezio Convertible #1816C in Ballet Pink Pink Ballet Leather Shoes

 

Days

Class Time

Monday and Wednesday

4:30 – 6:00 pm

 

Level Maroon

Hours per week: 5.0
Cost: $209 per month

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

2 Classes per week Leotard – Motionwear #2515 in Maroon Tights – Capezio Convertible #18C / #18 in Ballet Pink Pink Split Sole
Ballet Canvas or Leather Shoes

 

Days

Instruction

Class Time

Tuesday

Tuesday

Thursday

Saturday

Stretch

Technique

Technique

Technique

4:30 – 5:00 pm

5:15 – 6:45 pm

5:15 – 6:45 pm

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

 

Level Maroon A

Hours per week: 1.25
By invitation only

Days

Class Time

Thursday

4:45-6:30 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.

Level Green

Hours per week: 7.5
Cost: $269 per month

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

4 Classes per week

Leotard – Motionwear #25185 in Hunter Tights – Capezio Convertible #18C / #18 in Ballet Pink Pink Split Sole Ballet Canvas or Leather Shoes

 

Days

Instruction

Class Time

Tuesday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Friday

Saturday

Stretch

Technique

Technique & Pointe

Technique

Technique

4:30 – 5:00 pm

5:00 – 6:30 pm

5:00 – 7:30 pm

4:45 – 6:15 pm

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

 

Level Navy

Hours per week: 10.5
Cost: $299 per month

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

4 Classes per week Leotard – Motionwear #2518 in Cobolt Tights – Capezio Convertible #18C / #18 in Ballet Pink Pink Split Sole
Ballet Canvas or Leather Shoes

 

Days

Instruction

Class Time

Monday

Tuesday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Saturday

Technique & Pointe

Stretch

Technique

Technique & Pointe

Technique

Technique

6:00 – 8:30 pm

5:30 – 6:30 pm

6:45 – 8:15 pm

6:00 – 8:30 pm

5:30 – 7:00 pm

10:30 – 12:00 pm

Level Black

Hours per week: 11
Cost: $299 per month

Requirements

Uniform

Shoes

5 Classes per week Leotard – Solid Black Tights – Capezio Convertible #18C / #18 in Ballet Pink Pink Split Sole
Ballet Canvas or Leather Shoes

 

Days

Instruction

Class Time

Monday

Tuesday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Saturday

Technique & Pointe

Stretch

Technique & Pointe

Technique & Pointe

Technique & Pointe

Technique & Pointe

6:00 – 8:30 pm

5:30 – 6:30 pm

6:35 – 8:35 pm

6:00 – 8:30 pm

6:30 – 8:30 pm

10:00 am – 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: $109 per month

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

5:00 – 6:00pm
5:00 – 6:00pm

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

5:15 – 6:15 pm

Friday

Modern II

6:15 – 7:15 pm

Hip Hop

This upbeat class combines basic hip-hop and 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

Comfortable, appropriate attire: T-shirt, Shorts or Pants

Athletic Shoes

 

Days

Class Time

Monday

6:00 – 7:00 pm

 

Adult Beginner & 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

Wednesday

Adult Ballet – beginners

7:30 -8:30 pm

Tuesday & Thursday

Adult Ballet – intermediate

7:00 – 8:30 pm