Our progressively developed classes have served to enrich and engage children in dance and more! Our ballet classes help build strong foundations in dance and movement. These skills benefit the dance students for later roles in life both in general applications and for transitioning into adult ballet.
Ballet for kids 3-5 is a 45-minute dance class introduces preschoolers to ballet and creative movement in an enjoyable and nurturing environment. The class is designed to develop children’s motor and social skills in a supportive setting. Teachers guide the students to learn in a way that makes developing movement, balance and listening skills easy and fun. This class teaches students to dance at their current level of mental, physical, emotional, and cognitive development. It gives children a strong foundation in dance while keeping the movement on a child’s level so that they are always having fun and mastering new skills. Our program is designed to be an effective, safe, progressive and developmentally appropriate way for 3-5 year old students to learn dance.
For ages 6-9 we have Ballet 1 and 2 teaches students to dance at their current level of mental, physical, emotional, and cognitive development. This class promotes a deeper study and understanding of dance. It gives children a strong foundation in dance while keeping the movement on a child’s level so that they are always having fun and mastering new skills. Our program is designed to be an effective, safe, progressive and developmentally appropriate way for 6-9 year old students to learn dance. These are great classes for the young dancer that infuses ballet basics with a creative dance approach. Dancers are introduced to the barre and center work. Curriculum involves proper body alignment, foot articulation, flexibility, musicality, and primary ballet technique.
For the older 8-13 we do have Pre pointe/stretching classes called the Pathway to Pointe-Silver League and past graduation will go into Pathway to Pointe-Gold League (when child receives point shoes).
For all teen or adult who is interested in taking ballet and pointe dance classes to continue strengthening and refining your skills, our Omaha ballet and point dance classes will offer you professional and trained instructors that will work with you to achieve your individual goals. As students progress and master their skills, they will enter into higher levels of dance instruction.
Our teen and adult ballet and pointe classes are 45 minutes long and are limited to only 12 students per class. We keep our classes small in order to minimize distraction and to create an optimal learning environment for our students. In our ballet and pointe classes students will work on form, flexibility and coordination. Ballet is a very technical form of dance that takes years of training to learn. If you are a complete beginner or if you have ballet dance experience, we can work with you to reach your maximum potential.