Ballet 1 (6+)

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Fusion Dance Academy (location map)
Wednesday, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
09/09/19 - 06/17/20 (36 weeks)

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Ballet is a classical, artistic dance form using precise and highly formalized set of steps, positions, and gestures. Classical ballet is characterized by light, graceful, fluid movements. Ballet is the foundation for all genres of dance. Advanced ballet often incorporates the use of classical pointé shoes and technique.

 

Intro to Dance with Ballet: This ballet class is specially designed for students, ages 4-5, and focuses on the fundamentals of ballet, flexibility, leg and foot turn out, body posture, chaine turns, and leaps. This class runs as part of an Intro to Dance class and will include Ballet as well as Tap and Jazz dance styles.

 

Ballet I: This class is specially designed for students, ages 6+, and focuses on the fundamentals of ballet, flexibility, barre work, leg and foot turn out, body posture, proper muscle engagement, pirouettes, chaine and pique turns, and leaps. Students should be proficient in these basic fundamentals before placement in the next class level.

 

Ballet 2: (with instructor placement only) Advancing and Intermediate ballet students, focuses on the fundamentals of ballet, flexibility, advancing barre work, leg and feet turn out, body posture, proper muscle engagement, pirouettes, chaines and pique turns, and leaps. Students should be proficient in these basic fundamentals before placement in the next class level. Students enrolled in this class must be enrolled in a second Ballet 2 technique class.

 

Ballet Intermediate/Advanced: (with instructor placement only) Intermediate to Advanced ballet students, focuses on the fundamentals of ballet, flexibility, barre work, leg and feet turn out, body posture, proper muscle engagement, and more complex turns and leaps. Students enrolled in this class must be enrolled in three Ballet technique classes per week. In the fall, once per week rehearsals for The Nutcracker is permitted as a third class.

 

Pre Pointé Ballet 1/2: (with instructor recommendation only) Intermediate to Advanced Ballet students with proper requisite training. Must be taken in addition to two ballet technique classes per week. Pre Pointé focuses on foot, ankle, and leg strength, body control and position, and proper Pointé technique. Safety and prevention of long-term injury are of utmost importance en Pointé and dancers who do not follow instructor recommendations and expectations for class attendance and in class, work may be removed from the class.

 

Intermediate/Advanced Pointé (by instructor recommendation only) Intermediate to Advanced Ballet/Pointé students with proper requisite training. Must be taken in addition to a minimum of three ballet technique classes per week. Safety and prevention of long-term injury are of utmost importance en Pointé and dancers who do not follow instructor recommendations and expectations for class attendance and in class, work may be removed from the class. This class is taught as part of the Ballet Intermediate/Advanced class.

 


Upcoming Meetings
09/18/19    3:30 PM Wednesday 09/18/19 3:30 PM
09/25/19    3:30 PM Wednesday 09/25/19 3:30 PM
10/02/19    3:30 PM Wednesday 10/02/19 3:30 PM
10/09/19    3:30 PM Wednesday 10/09/19 3:30 PM
10/16/19    3:30 PM Wednesday 10/16/19 3:30 PM
10/23/19    3:30 PM Wednesday 10/23/19 3:30 PM
10/30/19    3:30 PM Wednesday 10/30/19 3:30 PM
11/06/19    3:30 PM Wednesday 11/06/19 3:30 PM
11/13/19    3:30 PM Wednesday 11/13/19 3:30 PM
11/20/19    3:30 PM Wednesday 11/20/19 3:30 PM
11/27/19    <None> Wednesday (Studio Closed-Happy Thanksgiving) 11/27/19
(Studio Closed-Happy Thanksgiving)
12/04/19    3:30 PM Wednesday 12/04/19 3:30 PM
12/11/19    3:30 PM Wednesday 12/11/19 3:30 PM
12/18/19    3:30 PM Wednesday 12/18/19 3:30 PM
12/25/19    <None> Wednesday (Studio Closed-Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!) 12/25/19
(Studio Closed-Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!)
01/01/20    <None> Wednesday (Studio Closed-Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!) 01/01/20
(Studio Closed-Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!)
01/08/20    3:30 PM Wednesday 01/08/20 3:30 PM
01/15/20    3:30 PM Wednesday 01/15/20 3:30 PM
01/22/20    3:30 PM Wednesday 01/22/20 3:30 PM
01/29/20    3:30 PM Wednesday 01/29/20 3:30 PM
02/05/20    3:30 PM Wednesday 02/05/20 3:30 PM
02/12/20    3:30 PM Wednesday 02/12/20 3:30 PM
02/19/20    3:30 PM Wednesday 02/19/20 3:30 PM