Encore School of Dance

 

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Ballet


Ages 3-5 yrs.

A creative movement class designed to enhance gross motor development, listening skills, musicality and nurture the creative spirit. These classes introduce the young dancer to ballet. Dancers will learn new ballet steps, ballet terminology and participate in short combinations across the floor and center while enjoying social interaction and team work opportunities. Each class incorporates a formal ballet warm-up, introductory training of proper ballet technique, and combinations using ballet movements and technique.

Ages 6-8 yrs.

This class introduces a new level of ballet movements and terminology as well as the history of ballet. Each class incorporates a formal ballet warm-up, training of proper ballet technique and combinations incorporating ballet movements and technique using movements and technique learned from prior classes in addition to this class.

Ballet 9+

Introduces a new level of ballet movements and terminology as well as knowledge of how muscles work throughout movements. Each class incorporates a formal ballet warm-up, training of proper ballet technique and combinations using ballet movements and technique learned from prior classes in addition to this class.

Ballet Level One

Advancement is based on correct placement, skill mastery and instructor recommendation – not by age – which means classes have a variety of age levels. The class introduces an intermediate level of ballet movements and terminology and begins exploring original choreography from ballet variations. Each class incorporates a formal ballet warm-up, training of proper ballet technique and combinations using ballet movements and technique learned from prior classes in addition to this intermediate level class.

Ballet Level Two/Three

Advancement is based on correct placement, skill mastery and instructor recommendation – not by age – which means classes have a variety of age levels. The class introduces an intermediate level of ballet movements and terminology and begins exploring original choreography from ballet variations. Each class incorporates a formal ballet warm-up, training of proper ballet technique and combinations using ballet movements and technique learned from prior classes in addition to this intermediate level class.