(ages 3-5) creative movement, elementary and preparatory ballet/tap movements, loco-motor skills and social interaction, special attention on imagination and use of creativity per each child. Are expected to to listen and learn how to take instruction. 1x per week, 45 minute class.
(ages 5-7) Early ballet fundamentals; placement of body, creative movement, loco-motor skills. Correct posture is emphasized, and a more structured class is expected of the student, gradual awareness of verbal correction to the student's posture, however the class still has an amount of freedom of expression. 1x per week, 45 minute class.
(ages 7-9) The students are older are more experienced and ready to be introduced to more intensive and structured exercises. Introduction to the Barre starts at this Level. Classes are still kept brief and allow many of the freedoms and creativity mentioned above. 1x per week, 45 minute/ I hour class.
(ages 8 and up) Class time lengthens to 1 hour, attendance 2x per week is required. This regimen is necessary for proper advancement, more structured classical ballet technique is introduced, and consistent reinforcement is needed to develop the body and the steps already learned. Pre pointe work is started. 1 hour class, 2x per week
Classes increase in length and the student adds more classes per week as he or she matures, advancing through the grades of our syllabus. Classes increase from a1 ¼ hour class. to 1.5 hours 2x per week