From first steps to prima ballerina join us for ballet classes in Banstead
At Banstead Academy of Performing Arts we follow the Ballet syllabus of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (I.S.T.D)
We believe that Ballet is the most essential form of dance, and that it teaches the technique that is the backbone for all dance genres.
It is the hardest of disciplines but will improve the sense of poise and a persons strength. Pupils will develop an understanding of how the body works through correct alignment and placing.
The syllabi ranges in grades suitable for children as young as three years old, up to vocational examinations to prepare students for entry into full time dance training.
We offer Babes Ballet classes all the way up to Intermediate, with specialised classes for Advanced and Pointe Work.
These classes are hard work and the discipline is necessary to establish the correct manor for the Ballet genre. However they are still lots of fun and the children are encouraged to be creative and nurtured in this environment to help develop their technique.
Pupils are encouraged and worked towards examinations accomplishing each grade which maintains the highest of standards, and enables the pupils to maintain their own goals and aspirations.
Ballet is a highly technical form of dance with it’s own vocabulary based on French terminology. It also teaches us musicality and valuable lessons in being elegant and graceful.
It has been globally influential and has defined the foundation technique used in many other dance genres.
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At Banstead Academy of Performing Arts, we are proud to make it our purpose to instill every student with confidence and self-discipline through movement using modern teaching techniques and methodologies.
We firmly believe that this confidence can help our students excel outside our classes in all aspects of their lives. We hope to instal dedication, passion and determination.
Additionally, we believe that learning how to move and dance adds to a happy and healthy lifestyle!
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