Ballet is the basis of dance emphasizing concentration, grace and poise, while teaching agility and proper stretching technique. Ballet is a great choice for all ages to build a strong foundation in dance as well as sports!
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Princess Ballet (3-5)
Your little ballerina will enter a world of magic and imagination by dancing to their favorite tunes from fairy tales new and old. This class teaches the basics of ballet and dance through terminology and imagery. Dancers will create their own princess props to take home, hear stories and dress up in princess tutus. Tutus and props provided. Ballet shoes required.
Tots & Tutus (3-5)
Imaginations soar with props, songs, rhythm, movement and play. Through ballet & jazz basics, children develop gross motor skills and creativity. Ballet shoes required.
Butterfly Ballerinas (3-5)
Transform into a magical butterfly and float across the floor with beginning ballet movements and an introduction to ballet terminology. Instruction includes practice at the barre, traveling across the floor, choreography and creative movement activities with props.
Ballet shoes required.
Ballet & Creative Movement (4-7)
Glimpse the world of commercial dance used in television, parades and on stage. Explore contemporary and street dance forms of jazz, hip hop, character dance and lyrical with an emphasis on stage and performance
Beginning Classical Ballet (4-6, 5-8, 7-10)
Leotard, Tights, Ballet Shoes required.
Beginning dancers focus on terminology, positions and movements with emphasis on self-discipline, alignment and poise through barre and center/across the floor work in this structured class. Wear leotard, tights and ballet shoes. Suitable for those continuing from tot ballet class, have had little dance experience, or are new to ballet but wanting to explore the disciplined art form.
Beginning Classical Ballet II (5-8, 7-10)
Leotard, tights, and ballet shoes required.
Learn a wider range of terminology, position and movements while continuing to focus on fundamentals taught in previous ballet classes to further solidify a foundation for the next level. Prerequisite: two sessions of Classical or Beginning Ballet I. Proper ballet attire required: leotard, tights, hair in a bun and ballet shoes.
Ballet Barre & Technique (6-10)
Leotard, tights, ballet shoes and hair in bun required*
Expand ballet knowledge with formal terminology, proper ballet etiquette, discipline, strength and flexibility exercises. Ballet work will be done at the barre and center floor. Supplemental class for Beginning or Classical Ballet or for those with at least two sessions of ballet experience. Proper ballet attire required: leotard, tights, hair in a bun and ballet shoes.
Jr. Ballet Theater (6-10)
Leotard, Tights, Ballet Shoes and Ballet Bun required*
Dancers in this class will focus on ballet discipline, proper form and technique, ballet terminology, barre work and center work such as petite allegro and adagio. This is a highly structured class (not a dance play format) and set to famous ballet pieces with stage costuming at recital. Suggested for those continuing from Classical Ballet.
Ballet is also offered within our Combo Classes.
Ballet & Tap (3-5, 4-7, 6-9)
Ballet & Tumble (3-6, 4-6, 5-9)
All-in-One (3-5, 4-7)
Ballet & Tap Combo
Dancers will dive into the world of beginning classical ballet and rhythm tapping with the basic fundamentals of both dance forms as well as exploring creative movement. Class also promotes musicality, coordination, balance and grace. Ballet and tap shoes required. Ages 3-6
Ballet & Tumble
Beauty, grace, poise, flexibility, balance, and coordination are characteristics of classical ballet and tumbling. We will put it all together in this well rounded and developmentally appropriate class for the beginner ballerina.
Parent & Me Enchanting Fairies and Princess Ballet
Fountain Valley: Enter the land of enchanting fairies and graceful princesses in this beginning ballet class. Dancers will “earn their wings” by learning the fundamentals of ballet and creative movement with an element of fun and fantasy. With a little help from parent/caretaker, children use props, dress in colorful tutus, have fairytale story time, dance to classical fairytale music and make crafts. Each session features a different Princess/Fairy and instructor provides dance skirts and props. Active parent/caretaker participation is required. $5 Craft Fee (Ages 1.5-4)
Parent & Me Princess Ballet & Play or Creative Movement
Lake Forest: Your little one will enter a world of magic and imagination, dancing to their favorite tunes from princess movies new and old. This class teaches the basics of ballet and dance through terminology and imagery. Dancers will also get to create their own princess props to take home, hear stories and dress up in princess tutus. Parent Participation required. An additional $5 material fee is due to the instructor on first class meeting. (Ages 1.5-3)
Laguna Niguel: Princess Ballet is the perfect introduction to the fundamentals of ballet and creative movement with an element of fun and fantasy and lots of encouragement. With a little help from parent/caretakers children use props, dress in princess attire, make princess crafts, have princess story time, and dance to classical fairy tale music and much more! Parent/caretaker participation is required. $10 (cash) mateials fee for two crafts is due to the instructor the first day of class. (Ages 1.5-3)
Irvine: Fundamentals of ballet and creative movement to fairytale music with princess tutus, props, story time and princess crafts. Parent participation required. $5 craft fee per half session. (Ages 1.5-3)
Lawndale: Fundamentals of ballet and creative movement to fairytale music with princess tutus, props, story time and princess crafts. Parent participation required. $10 craft fee. (Ages 1.5-4)
Parent & Me Tots and Tutus Ballet
Imaginations soar with props, songs, rhythm, movement and play. Through ballet and jazz basics, children develop gross motor skills and creativity. Tutus and props provided. Ballet shoes and Parent participation required. (Ages 1.5-3)