Pre-Ballet: For Children who are 4-5 years old and have no training. Introduction to how a class works, classical music, stretching and moving in time to the music.

 

Division 1:  For new ballet students ages 6-8  or have gone thru pre-ballet. Classical ballet training begins with learning the vocabulary of steps along with terminology and technique. 1B is for children who have had some ballet training but need to review and practice their fundimentals

 

Division 2: Generally for ages 8-10 who have gone thru Division1. A continuation of Ballet vocabulary and terminology. Placement and technique are strongly stressed. Students must attend all Div 2 classes.

 

Division 3: Generally for ages 10-13 who have completed Division 2.  Longer combinations, musicality, technique and placement are all worked on. Students must attend all Div 3 classes. Stronger students maybe asked to take Div 3  pointe .

 

Div 3  Pointe: Students will be invited by the teacher when the student is strong enough, has a good understanding of placement and technique and a sufficient vocabulary of steps.

 

Open Ballet: Anyone 15 years or older who is on an intermediate to advanced level of training. Placement timing execution of steps and combinations are stressed.

 

Open Pointe: For older students who have had several years of ballet and have an inter/adv level strength and technique. Entrance into this class is by teacher approval.

 

Children's Jazz: An introduction to Jazz dance and vocabulary of steps. Placement and technique are taught. Generally for Div 2 and Div 3 students

 

Open Jazz: Broadway and a lyrical style of Jazz for the older dancer. Vocabulary of steps , technique and placement are all stressed as well as timing and musicality.

 

Adult Ballet: Adult ballet is for adults who have had some training and are on a beg/inter level.