Ballet 2-3, for ages 10+


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BALLET 2-3 for ages 10+

With Fiona Scruggs

This class is for dancers with previous ballet training including a solid understanding of basic ballet vocabulary. We will build on that vocabulary and refine alignment through core strengthening warmups and dynamic barre work that directly relates to center ballet exercises. Level 2 ballet technique is learned with an emphasis on whole body movement, breathing, musicality, strengthening and stretching – all while cultivating a healthy body image and mental focus. Students may learn a ballet variation by the end of the semester. Pre-pointe work foot strengthening exercises are taught that are beneficial for all students, whether interested in progressing to pointe or choosing to remain in soft ballet slippers. Split-sole ballet slippers are required. Hair shall be in a bun or high ponytail (if applicable) so the alignment of the student’s neck is visible. Please see Pulse’s dress code for more specifics.

Wednesdays Ballet 2 class 4-5:45pm – $340 for the full session, Wednesdays only
Fridays Ballet 2-3 class 4-5:30pm – $680 for the full session, Wednesdays and Fridays
January 17 – May 24

*If taking Ballet 2, Modern 2, or Jazz 1-2, participation in two classes or more per week is required at this level (in accordance with individual placement recommendations). Enrollment in Level 2 Ballet, Modern, or Jazz requires placement from Pulse teaching artists and staff. Ballet students have the option to register for Wednesdays only (Ballet 2) OR Wednesdays (Ballet 2) and Fridays (Ballet 2-3); you cannot register for only Fridays (Ballet 2-3). Ballet students interested in Pre/Beginners Pointe must take ballet on Wednesdays AND Fridays. Pre/Beginners Pointe is by invitation only. Register for Pre/Beginners Pointe separately here. 

Please remember to review our dress code, registration guide, and policies when registering for a Youth Performing Arts Program course.

Berkshire Pulse