Placement is determined by strength and level of technique
Pre-K Dance: Ages 3-4
Pre-Ballet: Ages 5-6
Beginner Ballet: Ages 7-9
Ballet A: Advanced Beginner
Ballet B: Beginner Intermediate
Ballet C: Intermediate
Ballet D: Advanced Intermediate
Ballet E: Advanced
Strength and Conditioning
Jumps and Turns
By Invitation only
Pas De Deux
Pointe Guidelines and Safety regulations
Both pre-pointe and Pointe classes are by invitation only
Pre-Pointe: Must study a minimum of 2 Ballet Classes weekly
Pointe: Must study a minimum of 3 Ballet Classes weekly
Students should not attend Pointe class without properly warming up in Ballet technique class first.
While each student has different goals, it is important to realize that the body requires proper repetition to install a motor program (muscle memory). In order to produce growth and see improvement in ones dancing, a formula should be followed.
Please note, these are recommendations only. Multiple classes weekly are not required only encouraged.
Pre-K, Pre-Ballet and Beginner Ballet: Are encouraged to take only one class weekly to help maintain interest.
Ballet A: is encouraged to attend 2 ballet classes weekly.
Ballet B: is encouraged to attend 3 to 4 ballet classes weekly with an added strength and conditioning class.
Ballet C,D and E: Should discuss ones goals and plans with Ms. Tew and their teachers to create a formula the best suits them.
A pre-professional program has been designed to accommodate those looking to achieve a higher level of training. (See below)