The backbone of a dancers movement vocabulary. The importance of ballet training to a dancer is unparalleled. Studying ballet develops strength, poise, control, grace, discipline and coordination, and those are just a few of the benefits. Dancers will learn proper alignment and positions, turn out (outward rotation of the legs), posture, ballet terminology and movement vocabulary. Each class begins at the ballet barre, progresses to the center, travels across the floor and finishes with a reverence. Ballet class is filled with beautiful music with a variety of tempos, from slow and controlled to quick and light. Students will learn both original choreography and classical variations.