Community Division NB

ABOUT COMMUNITY DIVISION

School of Nashville's Ballet's Community Division offers a welcoming environment for students age 18 and up of any experience level. Whether you are new to dance, rediscovering a passion for movement, continuing your dance education or finding new ways to stay fit, Community Division classes can help you achieve your goals.

Community Division classes are offered on a rolling basis throughout the year, with the exception of these dates:

Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, November 23 - Saturday, November 26, 2016
Holiday Break: Monday, December 19 - Saturday, December 31, 2016


 


CLASS REGISTRATION


NEW! DANCEFIX

DANCEFIX is a high-energy, adult dance workout class from Heather Britt Dance Collective in Cincinnati, Ohio. Classes feature diverse choreography including everything from hip hop and jazz to Latin and lyrical. Each hour-long session, designed for both new and experienced dancers, includes a short warm-up, a toning session and 45 minutes of original choreography.


New! DANCEFIX

DANCEFIX is a high-energy, adult dance workout class from Heather Britt Dance Collective in Cincinnati, Ohio. Classes feature diverse choreography including everything from hip hop and jazz to Latin and lyrical. Each hour-long session, designed for both new and experienced dancers, includes a short warm-up, a toning session and 45 minutes of original choreography.

Introduction to BalleT

Added by request, this Ballet 101 class will teach you everything you need to know about the basic structure of a ballet class, including stance, foot and arm positions, and common movements. After a few spins around the studio, even the complete novice will be comfortable advancing into the Beginner Ballet class, conveniently scheduled at the same time.

BEGINNER BALLET

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Learn the fundamentals of ballet with others new to the art form. This course is designed to teach new students the basic elements of ballet and how to combine them into simple steps. Posture, presence, self-confidence, flexibility and balance are major areas of focus. Even if you have two left feet, this is the perfect place to start.

INTERMEDIATE BALLET

Did you dance throughout childhood and want to revisit your first love? This is the class for you. Build upon your foundation by incorporating a higher degree of detail into your technique. This course moves beyond the fundamentals by exploring increasingly more complex movement and a continued development of vocabulary. Musicality, artistry and strength are major areas of focus.

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED COMBINED BALLET

This class blends our Intermediate and Advanced curriculum while providing clear instruction for each student's skill level. Intermediate students have the opportunity to explore advanced movement in a safe, guided environment. Advanced students have the opportunity to refine their skills through broadened instruction.

ADVANCED BALLET

Refine your skills in an environment appropriate for the experienced dancer. This course is designed to provide the space and training to continue cultivating your technique.

CONTEMPORARY

This class touches on basic modern principles, movement exploration and improvisation in a safe, inviting atmosphere. Find and explore movement that’s comfortable to you.

HIP HOP

Express yourself as you learn energetic, challenging movement in an inspired atmosphere. Your heart will be pumping to exciting choreography and rhythmic music designed to tap into your creative, expressive side.


Attire

There is no dress code for Community Division classes. Wear athletic apparel that’s comfortable for you. Ballet slippers are recommended for the Introduction to Ballet class, but socks may be worn instead. Ballet slippers are encouraged for the remaining ballet classes, as well as contemporary class. Sneakers are required for hip hop and DANCEFIX.


Questions?

If you need additional assistance, please contact School of Nashville Ballet at (615) 297-2966 x203 or school@nashvilleballet.com.