Adult Open Classes

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Challenge Yourself with Open Classes for Adults at The School of Ballet Arizona

Open to teens age 14 and up and adults of all ages, this program is a great way to experience dance training, stay in shape and have fun! Three levels of ballet classes are offered: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.

There is live piano accompaniment for all ballet classes! Dress for comfort and bring your ballet slippers (though tights and leotards are recommended). Open classes for Adults are scheduled through out the week both mornings and evenings, even on Saturdays and Sundays!

Beginner Ballet: This class will focus on the basics of ballet. Adults without experience will learn an introduction to ballet technique and no previous experience is required.

Intermediate Ballet: Technical proficiency and sufficient knowledge of ballet terminology is required to fully enjoy the Intermediate level.

Advanced Ballet: Technical proficiency is required. The Advanced Ballet class will increase speed and complexity in the exercises.

Ballet Class Fees:
Single Class $18*
6 month 10 Ballet Class Card $150
6 month 20 Ballet Class Card $275
Single Pointe Class $12*
6 month 10 Pointe Class Card $100

Non-Ballet Class Fees:

Jazz: Single Class $15*

Horton Technique: Single Class $15*

ATS® Bellydance: Single Class $15*

Flamenco: Single Class $15*

Modern: Single Class $15*

6 month 10 Class Card $120: Jazz, Modern, Horton, ATS® Bellydance and Flamenco

$10030 Day Unlimited Class Card to attend all non-ballet classes (Jazz, Modern, Horton, ATS® Bellydance and Flamenco)

No long term commitments – the more you dance, the more you save!
Class Cards are non-transferable
*$1 fee assessed for credit card purchases for a single class
NOTE: All class cards are non-refundable. In the case of medical reasons, The School of Ballet Arizona will extend the due date out an additional 6 months.

Adult Flamenco!
Adult beginner Flamenco: This class will focus on basic flamenco technique including arm and hand movements, footwork, posture, turns, and palmas/hand clapping. Character shoes are recommended or pre-approved flamenco shoes

Beginner/Intermediate Adult Pointe class!
The Beginner/Intermediate pointe class will offer introduction to the art of pointe work as well exploring more in depth pointe work for those already on pointe. This class meets for one hour and the School suggests students attend the adult ballet class prior to the pointe class to be properly warmed up. It is also recommended that in order to maintain proper technique and flexibility needed for pointe work, students should attend at least three ballet technique classes per week.

Horton Technique is a form of modern dance, developed by Lester Horton (1906-1953), an American dancer, teacher, and choreographer. He created this technique as an anatomical approach to creating a well-rounded healthy dancer. Horton incorporates Native American folk dance, Japanese arm gestures, Javanese and Balinese isolation, and Afro-Caribbean elements.

American Tribal Style® belly dance is a modern style of dance created by FatChanceBellyDance(FCBD®) director, Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman. ATS® us a defined set of movements rooted in the traditional dances of North Africa, Central Asia and India.

2017.18 Schedule:
August 21, 2017 ~ June 10, 2018

Monday’s Open Class Schedule:
9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Intermediate Adult Ballet
7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Beginner Adult Ballet
Tuesday’s Open Class Schedule:
9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Advanced Adult Ballet
7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Intermediate Adult Ballet
Wednesday’s Open Class Schedule:
9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Advanced Adult Ballet
11:00 to 12:15 p.m. Adult Dance for Parkinson’s Disease class
6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Adult Modern
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Adult Intermediate American Tribal Style® Belly Dance
7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Intermediate Adult Ballet
7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Adult Jazz
Thursday’s Open Class Schedule:
9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Advanced Adult Ballet
7:00 to 8:30 p.m Adult Horton Technique
7:00 to 8:30 p.m Beginner Adult Ballet
Friday’s Open Class Schedule:
9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Advanced Adult Ballet
1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Adult Dance for Parkinson’s Disease class
7:00 to 8:30 p.m Intermediate Adult Ballet
Saturday’s Open Class Schedule:
9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Adult Flamenco
9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Advanced Adult Ballet
10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Adult Beginner American Tribal Style® Belly Dance
10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Beginner/Intermediate Adult Pointe Class
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Beginner Adult Ballet
1:30 to 3 p.m. Intermediate Adult Ballet
Sunday’s Open Class Schedule:
10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Beginner/Intermediate Adult Ballet

*Schedules and Faculty are subject to change.