Ballet is the foundation for all dance forms, and PYT recommends all dance students take Ballet to achieve a solid foundation as they explore the art of Dance. Instruction progresses through basic barre and center work to develop posture, alignment and flexibility. PYT offers pointe work for the more accomplished dancer.
NEW! Creative Dance/Pre-Ballet (Ages 3-5) (3/4 hour)
Thurs 4:15-5:00 PM
The perfect introduction for the future study of all dance techniques. This class explores the basic elements of dance as well as improves motor skills, promotes self-expression, encourages confidence, ignites imagination and supports social development. No previous training required, but must be 3 years old by October 1st.
Beginning Ballet (Ages 5-7) (1 hour)
Mon 5:30-6:30 PM
Basic beginner Ballet technique. 5 years old by October 1st.
Ballet I (Ages 7+) (1 hour)
Thurs 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Beginner Ballet technique.
Ballet II (Ages 10+) (1 hour)
Mon 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Intermediate Ballet technique.
Ballet III (1 ½ hours) and Beginner Pointe (1/2 hour) (Ages 12+) Recommendation ONLY
Thurs 6:30-8:00 PM
Thurs 8:00-8:30 PM Pointe
Intermediate Ballet technique. 2 Ballet classes per week recommended.
Ballet IV (1 ½ hours) and Pointe (1/2 hour) (Ages 13+)
Thurs 7:30-9:00 PM
Thurs 9:00-9:30 PM Pointe
Intermediate Ballet technique with Pointe. 2 Ballet classes per week recommended.
Ballet V (1 ½ hours) & Pointe (1/2 hour)
Mon 7:00-8:30 PM
Mon 8:30-9:00 PM Pointe
Advanced Ballet technique and intermediate/advanced Pointe. Adding 1 Jazz class is strongly recommended.
Teen Ballet (Ages 13+) (1 hour)
Tues 8:30-9:30 PM
This class for Teens is an introduction to basic Ballet technique- no previous training required and is a perfect companion class for Drama Division students.