We have four levels of ballet for adults, as well as a beginning pointe class and ballet exercise classes. We also teach a variations class intermittently during the year. Check the schedule for updates. The Ballet Studio offers prospective students a complimentary placement class. Pointe Ballet (2yrs – Adult) All pointe classes are designed for students with previous ballet training. Students will utilize previously learned ballet technique while working in pointe shoes. Each class includes barre exercises, center floor work and across the floor combinations.
Pre-pointe is usually held on Thursday nights at the Rittenhouse studio right after Ballet I. Class begins with foot stretching exercises both in bare feet and with pointe shoes. In addition to properly “breaking in” new pointe shoes, you’ll learn how to care for them and correctly tie the ribbons. Adults, Boys, & Special Needs Ballet & Pointe Classes (Ages 3 to Adult) We offer a leveled classical ballet program (beginner through advanced) with a strong focus on correct technique while experiencing “la joie de danse” (the joy of dance).
Dec 22, · Adult pointe class is basic. In some cases, it’s not even a separate class. Some teachers will allot minutes at the end of a regular technique class for pointework. Or, if they see you are ready for pointe, they may allow you to take your regular technique class in your pointe shoes. The other struggles I had learning pointe as an adult ballet dancer is really, to find an adult pointe class. They are so rare because of all the requirements for pointe: commitment to dancing and a good teacher, most of all. And of course, in most countries the majority of people learning ballet aren’t the adults. Hopefully that will change.