Ballet, being the root of many dance forms, focusses on developing, learning and advancing dance technique in a positive and encouraging atmosphere at Pulse Dance Works.
Whether you have studied Vaganova, Cecchetti, R.A.D. or other Ballet methods, the essential Ballet dance skills taught in each class are as follows:
- Technique (barre and centre)
- Carriage of the body
- Poise and Elegance
Dancers will also learn a variety of turns, leaps and jumps, classical repertoire as well as original choreography. Classes are conducted to classical music. Classes are very structured and disciplined, yet very fun, positive and encouraging.
*Pointe classes are offered to experienced ballet dancers, 12 years and up, who have a strong Ballet background and who continue to take ballet classes in soft shoe as well.
**This class is mandatory for all competitive dancers.