INTRODUCTION TO BALLET

For Beginners of All Ages!

Classes taught by Amy Chibeau, Becka Lazur,

Maya Shieber & Paige Woods

Classes culminate with a Spring Performance at the end of the year!

PRE BALLET/ CREATIVE MOVEMENT

In this 30 minute class, students will learn coordination, musical awareness, movement imagination and creative response to music to encourage a love of dance and prepare them for Ballet Basics or and Beginner Jazz/Tap.

Mondays 5- 5:30p with Becka** closed **

Saturdays 10- 10:30a with Maya & Paige **spots still available**

BALLET BASICS

This one hour class covers the

ABCs and 123s of Ballet including

core steps, simple patterns, French

terms, and musicality in a light-hearted

fun manner that prepares students

for Core study

Wednesdays 5:15- 6:15p with Amy

Saturdays 10:30- 11:30a  with Paige & Maya

BALLET FOR
OLDER BEGINNERS

This class covers the basics of ballet including core steps, simple patterns, French terms, and musicality to prepare them for Ballet Foundation class.  Intended for beginners, or those with little prior experience, it is designed to help older children catch up to a more intermediate level of study.

Thursdays 5:15- 6:15p with Amy

BALLET FOR ADULTS

Always wanted to try ballet? Studied ballet when you were younger and miss it? This class covers the basics of ballet, working toward a standard ballet class, suitable for those who have never studied before or are returning after a long absence. If you are interested in a more advanced level class, please contact us about drop-in options

Thursdays 8-9:30pm with Amy

STRETCH AND STRENGTHEN

This 30 minute class is designed to condition and lengthen muscles for dancers and non-dancers alike. Students will engage in ballet, yoga, and Pilates based movement for a full body toning workout.

Mondays 5:30-6pm with Becka

HOMESCHOOL CLASS

Casual, fun beginner ballet class catered to the students ages and abilities! Offered as single classes for flexibility!

Schedule TBD by student availability

DRESS CODE

All Ballet Classes:

Girls: Pink or Black Leotard, with pink tights. Hair tightly secured back in a bun.

Boys: T-shirt, athletic shorts or proper dance attire preferred. 

Adults: Dance/ Fitness attire requested


Proper ballet slippers required for all levels

Street shoes NOT permitted

THREAD CITY CLASSICAL DANCE

25 Meadow St

Willimantic CT 06226

©2016 by Thread City Classical Dance.

Photo Credits to Peter Polomski, Karl C. Jacobson, Margaret Shieber, Louanne Cooley, Chloe Chibeau, Tom Kaszuba,

Valeen Thivierge & Sweetest Days Photography