This is a creative and enriching introduction to ballet for young dancers. Children learn body awareness, spatial awareness, rhythm and music appreciation. Basic concepts of movement, like jumping, walking, marching and turning, are reinforced each class. Props and costumes are used. This is an adult participation class, and a parent or caregiver must be present with each participating child.
Children gain strength, confidence and coordination as they learn fundamental ballet steps in a creative environment. Lessons explore movement through floor stretches, rhythm exercises and traveling steps. Creative games, props, imagery and storytelling make each class an engaging and fun experience for the young dancer. This is an independent participation class.
Fundamentals of ballet are taught in a nurturing and warm environment. Lessons are aimed at developing strength and flexibility along with self-discipline and attention span needed for classical ballet training. Ballet terminology is reinforced each class and group choreography is introduced. This is an independent participation class.
Young performers come together for a musical theatre class at the NY Kids Club. This exciting class will introduce basic elements of stage with costumes, props, musical theatre sing-a-longs and choreography. This is an independent participation class.