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Pre-Professional Division 

Ballet Based Training Program for Advanced Dancers ages 13+

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Classical Ballet

Advanced technique class for serious and experienced dancers, with an increased focus on artistry and performance dynamics. Pointe shoes required for center work.  

 

PBT

Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) is an innovative body-conditioning and strengthening program that has been designed to enhance students' technique by focusing on training the muscle memory required in each exercise in all forms of dance. It is a unique training system using ballet-technique specific exercises to train skill acquisition in a graded and progressive manner. The program helps with injury prevention and rehabilitation and enhances the ability of athletes to perform at their best. PBT focuses on core strength, weight placement and alignment of the body with a gradual approach of carefully designed exercises and repetitions of these exercises that trigger their muscle memory.

Power Barre

Advanced and intensive method of training the lower body for strong, precise pointe work. Used to train top ballerinas around the world, including New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Sara Mearns. 

Jazz

This is BROADWAY or THEATRICAL jazz. Gus Giordano was one of the founding fathers who applied the discipline of ballet to create jazz expression for theatre. Our instructor Allison McCoy studied in Chicago at the Giordano Dance School and is now bringing this incredible technique to our dancers! This fun and fast-paced class merges Modern, Contemporary, and Ballet to help dancers broaden their versatility. 

Contemporary 

Embracing innovation, contemporary dance melds elements of ballet, jazz, modern, and other dance styles to create a reflection of what is current. 

Hip-Hop

Hip-Hop training is fun, current, and an essential discipline for all dancers!

Recovery Stretch

Restorative stretching and recovery cool down is essential to injury prevention. 

Pilates/Yoga

Strength and conditioning cross-training is an important part of any successful dancer's schedule. 

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