F 22 Ballet 1 | Ages 7 yrs | Saturdays | 10:00 to 11:15 | Tepley

F 22 Ballet 1 | Ages 7 yrs  | Saturdays |   10:00 to  11:15 | Tepley

18 weeks  September 17- January 28

No Registration, Production, or Costume Fees! Positive Learning Environment

Tentative Performance Dates: December 8,9,10

Thanksgiving Break Nov 24-27 ( Makeup classes will be scheduled)

Christmas Break Dec 19- Jan 1st

Instructor: Sana Tepley, WSPA Dance Faculty

 

Attire: Pink ballet slippers split sole, pink ballet tights, Turquoise tank Leotard. NO SKIRTS

Online purchase or example www.discountdance.com  N5501C turquoise tank leotard

 Pink Tights ( Bloch T1935G Adaptatoe Elite Children's Convertible Tights) 

 Shoes (  Hanami 2037W Pink Ballet Slipper) runs very narrow for a wider foot   (BunnyHop Slipper SO225G Pink)

Boys: White ankle socks, White Ballet Slippers, white  Short Sleeve Leotard

    Description:

   Ballet 1 is an introductory level that builds on the concepts of locomotion, body awareness, pathways, dance vocabulary, sequencing, and a strong sense of anatomy. An 18-week curriculum is followed that bases each class on a strong concept of movement, space, or the body and how it works. A twist on the traditional classical ballet class we will start each with a class with a vigorous series of locomotor movements across the floor, for example skips, gallops, chasses, and prances. Ballet 1 digs deeper into the classical ballet vocabulary with a beginner barre , center floor, and jumping sections of the class. Peer-to-peer correction, French vocabulary, and the use of musical terms such as; Adagio, moderato, allegro, presto, etc are all woven into the class for a full experience.

 

Teaching philosophy: I have a very strong philosophy of respect in the classroom. Student to teacher, Teacher to Student,Students to each other, space and the learning environment. Every student is an individual that learns in a unique way. My job as a teacher is to choose the best language and examples to create a stimulating and playful learning environment. I choose to eliminate negative words in the classroom like” No”,” not” or” wrong.” I believe in transparency. I crave an authentic and healthy relationship with both my students and their families.


Category: Dance




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