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BALLET I

BALLET TECHNIQUE

This class follows the great tradition of a classical ballet lesson starting with preparation exercises at the barre and evolving to a center work accurately designed for each level. Students learn the classical vocabulary, a good sense of musicality and are taught a correct placement of the head and arms in coordination with the leg and body movements. Combinations are specifically choreographed to enhance the student's individual qualities, raise their technical level and foster their sense of artistry thereby helping them pursue dance at a high standard.

 

BALLET II/III

BALLET TECHNIQUE

This class follows the great tradition of a classical ballet lesson starting with preparation exercises at the barre and evolving to a center work accurately designed for each level. Students learn the classical vocabulary, a good sense of musicality and are taught a correct placement of the head and arms in coordination with the leg and body movements. Combinations are specifically choreographed to enhance the student's individual qualities, raise their technical level and foster their sense of artistry thereby helping them pursue dance at a high standard.

POINTE TECHNIQUE

The pointe technique class consists largely of systematic and detailed barre and center work to improve alignment and build ankles’ strength and flexibility. The class is structured precisely for each level and adapted to the students’ skills. A strong attention is given to the proper position of the foot inside the pointe shoe for the dancers to develop a strong foot work technique.

EXPERT SERIES 

This problem-solving series will help dancers in practicing the great classical technique. Each class covers a specific topic: Jumps, Turns, Extension. The steps will be executed at the barre and in the center alternating jumps, pirouettes, adagio and waltzes.  Each difficulty is analyzed for a better understanding and execution to further the dancers’ technical progress into the more advanced and professional levels. On pointe shoes for students that are ready.

MASTER CONDITIONING 

The Master Conditioning class is a foundation course and consists of mixed elements of cardio, strength and stretch.

It is especially intended for dancers who aspire to develop their skills and increase their flexibility. It is a one-hour intense workout and is a must-have at every level to boost flexibility, core strength, coordination and stamina.

MASTER BALLET 

Similar to Ballet Technique, on pointe shoes at the barre and in the center for students that are ready.

PERFORMANCE CLASS

Workshop based on the great classical and neoclassical repertoire. The students learn variations and ensembles which bring them to refine their technical skills while developing and perfecting their artistry. This class explores a wide range of styles to help dancers becoming fully versatile.