New! Monday Morning Pilates Class starting December 2018 at Balletcenter West. Visit Ritual Pilates to learn more.
Balletcenter Studios offers a wide variety of dance classes for students of all ages and abilities. Our program, specializing in ballet, is designed to guide students from their very first acquaintance with dance through a full course of study. Balletcenter accepts students, ages 3 to 7 1/2 years old, to our Creative Movement pre-ballet Nurseridance and Kinderdance classes and from there guides them through Ballet I-V to the pre-professional level. The curriculum is based on the French and Vaganova teaching methods in an effort to familiarize the students with the differing styles and terminology. The program has been carefully organized to increase the students' technical skills and stamina with a special emphasis on technique, placement, line, and style.
The Studio reaches out to the young student who aspires to be a dancer, training not only the muscles but the mind, and remembering always that the stars of tomorrow are the children of today.
Feel free to contact Michelle to learn more about which classes are best suited for you and/or your child.
Nurseridance (ages 3-5)
Introduce your child to dance with our Creative Movement pre-ballet classes. Nurseridance is suited for children ages 3 - 5.5.
Kinderdance (ages 5-7)
Introduce your child to dance with our Creative Movement pre-ballet classes. Kinderdance is suited for children ages 5.5 - 7.5.
Two classes per week recommended
Two classes per week mandatory
Three classes per week mandatory
Five classes per week mandatory
Five classes per week mandatory
Pre-Pointe and Pointe
For students in Ballet III-V
Lyrical is a fusion of ballet, jazz and contemporary dance techniques. It is set to rock, folk, pop and alternative music. Lyrical is usually smoother and a little bit faster than ballet, although not as fast as jazz.
Exercise with artistry. Adult classes are geared to all levels of proficiency, including absolute beginners and those who have had some training, even if years ago. As classes are small, each student gets individual attention. Each student is challenged at his or her level. Learn in a relaxed environment with adult students of all ages. Added to the joy of movement and music are the benefits of a very efficient form of exercise which tones muscles, increases flexibility, and develops coordination and grace. Ballet class can be the perfect antidote for desk-bound days. Click here for the current schedule to see when Adult Classes are offered at Balletcenter West and Balletcenter East.
Starting December 2018 Balletcenter West will be offering Pilates Classes on Monday Mornings taught by Ritual Pilates. If done correctly, pilates will rid the body of tension patterns and leave behind supple muscle. In Joseph Pilates words, "In 10 sessions you will feel a difference, in 20 sessions you will see a difference, and in 30 you will have a new body." To learn more about Ritual Pilates and our instructors visit www.ritualpilates.com. Click here to see current schedule.
Dance on the Spectrum (DOTS) Classes
Michelle G. Noblejas-Bartolomei, ballet teacher with 30 years of experience and mother of an autistic daughter is pleased to offer Dance On The Spectrum (DOTS) dance classes. Balletcenter Studios believes all children can experience the joy of ballet. Learn more about Dance On The Spectrum (DOTS) classes.