Classical Ballet is characterised by a standard vocabulary of steps, poses, and graceful movements including pointed feet, rising, jumping, stretching and spinning. It is strengthening, disciplined and stylised. The class starts with exercises at the barre followed by work in the centre of the floor.
Ballet classes range from Beginner to Level 3. This class is for adults aged 16 and over.
Levels: BeginnerAn introductory class for ballet. No previous experience necessary. In a friendly, relaxed and well-structured atmosphere learn the foundations of classical ballet including the positions, alignment, lines and co-ordination required for Ballet. The class starts with exercises at the barre followed by work in the centre of the floor. Ballet is perfect for improving core strength, posture, grace and muscle tone! This class is for adults aged 16 and over., Level 1This class is aimed at participants with a good knowledge of basic ballet technique and for those wishing to progress from Ballet Beginner. Learn more advanced turning and jump combinations and begin to learn how to link steps together from the barre to the centre., Level 2This class is for participants with a strong knowledge of ballet technique or those ready to advance from Ballet Level 1. Be challenged by longer and more complicated sequences at the barre and centre, and gain confidence performing the more complex adage, pirouettes and jump combinations set for this level., Level 3A challenging and more advanced class for those really confident in their understanding of Ballet technique and principles. Develop your Ballet vocabulary, musicality and artistry. This class is suitable for students who have studied full-time Ballet or completed RAD Advanced or a similar syllabus, Ballet teachers, and professional and ex-professional dancers. The Ballet Level 3 class has live piano accompaniment., Introduction to Ballet CourseThis four-week introductory Ballet course will give you a basic but fundamental understanding of Classical Ballet technique. Ballet teacher Cathie Goss has developed this course especially for Sydney Dance Company. No experience required.