Progressing Ballet Technique

On Tuesday 24th October 2017, Ballet for You delivered 2 sessions of Marie Walton-Mahon's Progressing Ballet Technique to some Improver Level and Advanced Level dancers.

Some of the comments related to added use of inner thighs, core activation and how easy it was to see when compensating arose. (Also quite a lot of groaning!!)

Logistically, it will be challenging to deliver these classes on a weekly basis because of needing to inflate balls before each class.  However, monthly Sunday workshops may be the way forward consisting of PBT and then centre barre.

 

Summer Programme week 1: Mon 7th - 11th August 2017

Level 1 Recap / Preparing you for Level 2 Ballet

This 3 day intensive is suitable for those who have just finished Level 1 Beginners or for those who will be attending the Level 2 Ballet course in September.

Dates: Mon 7th, Tue 8th & Wed 9th August 2017
Times: 7.00-8.00pm
Place: Islington Arts Factory, 2 Parkhurst Rd, N7 0SF
Cost: £30

Level 3 Ballet - Targeting Specifics

This 3 day intensive is suitable for those who have been attending Level 3 ballet or are at a similar stage. Day 1 will focus on the importance of your plie and ways to increase the strength and elasticity of this. Day 2 will focus on epaulement (stylised use of head and shoulders) and pirouettes. Day 3 will focus on allegro incorporating that better use of plie' alongside epaulement.

Dates: Mon 7th, Tue 8th & Wed 9th August 2017
Times: 8.00-9.00pm
Place: Islington Arts Factory, 2 Parkhurst Rd, N7 0SF
Cost: £30

Improver-General: Triple S = Strength, Stamina and Style!

A 2-day intensive consisting of 2 hour classes working on strength, stamina and style. You will have started doing double pirouettes and basic batterie such as entrechat quatre and changement battu, trois derriere and larger jumps like grand jete' en tournant. Especially beneficial for men. Longer enchainements will be taught, with a view of them being performed as if they were solos.

Dates: Thu 10th & Fri 11th August 2017
Times: 7.00-9.00pm
Place: Thu: Islington Arts Factory, 2 Parkhurst Rd, N7 0SF | Fri: SPACe, 31 Falkirk St, N1 6HF
Cost: £30

Please email Serena at mail@balletforyou.co.uk saying which you'd like to attend and arrange your Internet Banking Payment to: Lloyds Bank | Ballet for You | Acct: 43537760 | Sort Code: 30-96-38 adding reference SUMMER INTENSIVES

Change to classes at SPACe in June

SPACe in Shoreditch will be closed on Fri 9th and Sat 10th June so courses taking place there will have their halfterm break then instead of the week before. This affects Level 3 Ballet on Friday nights, Level 1 Ballet, Ballet Floor-barre and Level 2 Ballet on Saturdays. The Performance Group will still rehearse on 9th and 10th June but it will be elsewhere.