Ballet and Dance Foundations with Shaina
Learn the foundational aspects of ballet. Great for new dancers.
- 1 hr1 hour
- From 10 US dollarsFrom $10
- Lincoln Avenue
About the Class
Ballet and Dance Foundations (Ages 5-9) Your little ones get to dive into the world of ballet in a lively, welcoming environment! Ideal for kids aged 5-9, this one-hour ballet adventure promises not just the elegance of traditional ballet but a colorful journey of exploration and joy. Embarking on a Ballet Adventure: Kids embark on a fun-filled journey through the foundational aspects of ballet. Expect a playful blend of ballet techniques, storytelling through dance, and imaginative exploration that helps each child express themselves. Class Highlights: • Ballet Techniques • Basic Ballet Positions (First, Second,…etc.) • Basic Steps and Movements: Plie, Tendu, Dégagé, Rond de Jambe, Retiré • Jumps: Sauté, Changement • Turns: Pirouette • Traveling Movements: Chassé, Glissade • Adagio Movements: Developpé, Arabesque • Elevation Movements: Jeté • Creative Movement: Expressing stories and emotions through dance • Social Skills: Nurturing friendships and cooperative play • Confidence Building: Celebrating every little achievement Come As You Are: In our less formal, yet carefully structured environment, every child finds a place where they belong. No prior ballet experience? Perfectly fine! Our ‘come as you are’ philosophy ensures that each little dancer is celebrated for their individuality, encouraging them to twirl and leap in their own delightful way. Inclusive and Encouraging: This class is a tapestry of ballet steps, dance technique and creative movement. Our supportive instructor champions an atmosphere where every child feels seen and appreciated. No special attire is required—comfort is key! Just ensure your child wears something easy to move in, and they're all set to dance into a world where every step is a new adventure. Join us for a ballet class that's less about perfection and more about expression, ensuring every session is a swirl of happiness, exploration, and whimsical ballet fun! Things to Know: Membership Benefit: This class is included with our monthly membership package. Members have the benefit of booking supplementary classes before or after this one, making for an extended afternoon filled with learning and excitement. Inclusive Access Pricing: We're dedicated to making our classes accessible to all. If our standard pricing is a challenge for you, please explore our Inclusive Access option. Our aim is to ensure everyone can participate.
For classes and evening events: To cancel or reschedule, please contact us 72 hours in advance. Please note any refund will be less the payment processor fee of 3%. For Camps and Special Events: Camps are non-refundable.
The Village Kids’ Club, Lincoln Avenue, Alameda, CA, USA