CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Big & Little 

This 30-minute class is designed as an introduction to movement exploration, working
together, and following directions. This class is geared for students ages 2 - 3 with their
parent, and uses props, games, and sing-along songs allowing each parent to help their
child develop motor and coordination skills in a fun, structured environment. This class
emphasizes how to work together and following directions through creative play.
Parents, relatives and nannies are more than welcome in this class. Please only one adult
per student per week over the age of 18. Please wear comfortable clothes to move, play
and dance in. Bare feet or ballet slippers only, please no socks.

Ages

Price Per Season

2-3 

*must be accompanied byan adult

$400/Season

Me, Myself & I 

Me, Myself, and I is an introduction to classical ballet using creative, imaginative
role-playing and fun props. This class may involve pretending to be animals, playing
instruments to learn rhythm, learning balancing, skipping and running along with
techniques using costumes and ribbons to develop their hand-eye coordination. This
class is suitable for all dancers who are having so much fun that they don't even realize
that they are learning the fundamentals of ballet technique along the way.

Ages

Price Per Season

3-4

*prerequisite:  Big & Little and/or Teacher Approval

$400/Season

Creative Dance 1

The course objective is to develop a basic understanding of locomotor movements.
Introduction to movement and development of musical awareness. Development of
creative expression. Diagonal movements across the floor – stressing correct alignment
of the body.

Ages

Price Per Season

4-5

$500/Season

Creative Dance 2

The course objective is to continue developing a basic understanding of locomotor
movements. Further exploration of movement as well as further development of musical
awareness. Activating creative expression. Diagonal movements across the floor –
stressing correct alignment of the body.

Ages

Price Per Season

5-6

$500/Season

Pre-Ballet 1

The course objective is to continue development of locomotor movements. Building on
musical awareness and creative expression. Introduction to the basic positions and
fundamental barre exercises – stressing correct alignment of the body and application
of simple step combination in center work. Development of basic port de bras.
Introduction
of movements in a circle.

Ages

Price Per Season

6-7

$500/Season

Pre-Ballet 2

The course objective is to continue development of locomotor movements. Building on
musical awareness and creative expression. Retaining knowledge of the basic positions
and fundamental barre exercises – stressing correct alignment of the body and
application of simple step combination in center work. Development of basic port de
bras. Introduction of movements in a circle.

Ages

Price Per Season

7-8

$600/Season

Ballet 1

The course objective is to develop a basic understanding of the following ballet
preparatory work. Posture and alignment, balance point as related to basic positions.
Leg rotation in the hip socket, contribution of the joints in movement. Weight
transference. Circular patterns in basic movement and coordination of body and arms.
Basic body and head positions, as well as additional fundamental barre exercises.
Understanding the seven movements of dance. Continued development of combination
center work. **Please note that this class meets twice a week

Ages

Price Per Season

minimum age 8

$700/Season