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Ballet Improvers Classes 1

Ballet Improvers Classes 1

Ballet Improvers Classes 1 will focus on developing your athleticism and grace whilst introducing more technically demanding elements of the art form. This class is aimed at people who have completed a Ballet Beginners class or have some previous ballet experience. 

You will concentrate on continuing to master the fundamental skills of Classical Ballet through repetition, which will enable your muscle memory to connect. More advanced steps will be taught, expanding your knowledge of the Ballet vocabulary. You will apply what we have learned in the Ballet Beginners classes, improving posture, balance and coordination.

BALLET IMPROVERS CLASSES 1 - COURSE CONTENT

Exact course content may differ depending on the duration of the course, your individual needs and those of the group collectively. However, topics covered will generally include:

  • Continue to improve your posture and balance
  • Develop a greater awareness of the space that your body inhabits
  • Learn longer and deeper stretching exercises
  • Introduction to petit batterie (beats), directions and grand allegro (big jumps)
  • Master more challenging balances, footwork combinations and extended choreographic phrases

A with all of out ballet courses, you will be given friendly feedback and support from your tutor throughout the course.
Not sure what to wear? The most important thing is that you're comfortable! Check out our guide on what to wear to a Ballet class.

A few words from our students

Sandra

Fantastic tutor, clear instructions, great demonstrations, great balance of challenging exercises. I would highly recommend.

Anne

Classes are great fun but serious at the same time. It's my happiest hour of the week.

Jenny

The class is challenging but not so hard that makes you feel like giving up, the tutors were both good at explaining and showing new steps.

Joanna

I absolutely loved the class! It was challenging and helped me improve my body strength and taught me more about ballet.

Sandra

Fantastic tutor! Clear instructions, great demonstrations, great balance of challenging exercises, jumps, combinations etc. Superb class.


CLASSES STARTING SOON

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13 Oct - 1 DecWed18:20-19:358 weeksSophia PrioloSylvia Young Theatre School£160.00
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The Benefits of Ballet

City Academy ballet tutor, Georgia Heighway, writes about why taking up ballet in your spare time could just be the best thing you ever do. Ballet has a great number of physical, mental and social benefits.

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4 Nov - 23 DecThu20:15-21:308 weeksLydia MacKenzieAcland Burghley School, NW5£160.00
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13 Feb - 27 MarSun12:35-14:007 weeksMaksym ShpachynskyiThe Place, Euston£160.00
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16 Feb - 6 AprWed18:30-19:458 weeksPagan DorganAssociated Studios, Notting Hill £160.00
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

DATEDAYTIME (BST)DURATIONTUTORVENUEPRICEBOOKING
13 Oct - 1 DecWed18:20-19:358 weeksSophia PrioloSylvia Young Theatre School, W1£160.00
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3 Nov - 15 DecWed18:30-19:557 weeksDavid MurleyAssociated Studios, Notting Hill £160.00
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4 Nov - 23 DecThu20:15-21:308 weeksLydia MacKenzieAcland Burghley School, NW5£160.00
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5 Jan - 23 FebWed18:20-19:358 weeksSophia PrioloSylvia Young Theatre School, W1£160.00
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20 Jan - 10 MarThu20:15-21:308 weeksLydia MacKenzieAcland Burghley School, NW5£160.00
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13 Feb - 27 MarSun12:35-14:007 weeksMaksym ShpachynskyiThe Place, Euston£160.00
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16 Feb - 6 AprWed18:30-19:458 weeksPagan DorganAssociated Studios, Notting Hill £160.00
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2 Mar - 20 AprWed18:20-19:358 weeksSophia PrioloSylvia Young Theatre School, W1£160.00
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17 Mar - 5 MayThu20:15-21:308 weeksLydia MacKenzieAcland Burghley School, NW5£160.00
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

BALLET SUMMER SCHOOLS

Our adult Ballet Summer Schools focus on classical ballet techniques, you will also learn ballet history, terminology and excerpts from famous ballets and experience being ‘en Pointe’.

Continue your journey

After you have completed your course - we recommend continuing your journey on one of the following courses:

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