Academie de Ballet’s Classique’s Early Childhood Ballet Program enhances your child’s imagination with dance while leading to greater brain development.  Dance and its pretend play provides children the ability to organize knowledge and information.   Serious work?  Absolutely! Fun?  Definitely!

All classes are available as online classes in addition to in studio classes.  If you would like to take any of these classes as an online class, please register and then email us at dance@abcbend.com to let us know you will be attending online.

 
Safety:  To keep classes safe, this classes are limited to 10 dancers. As the wait list grows,  we will create another class.
 
 
 
 DRESS CODE: All items available for purchase through ABC Boutique. Please call in advance to schedule a fitting appointment. 541-382-4055.  
  • Boys:   For all classs — White t-shirt, navy or blue solid shorts, white socks and white ballet shoes
  • Girls:    Skirted leotard class colors listed below, pink ballet socks (tights not necessary), camisole undergarment, pink leather ballet shoes.  No need for tights or leg warmers.  Please secure hair off the face in either a classical ballet bun or ponytail. Short hair may be held off the face with a soft headband.
 

Born to Dance                   Children Age 3

Born to Dance for toddlers to explore the many ways to move to music.
Mommy or Daddy may join in the fun, or sit in as an adoring audience. Toddlers love this delightful start to ballet! Oodles of smiles as they learn, laugh and enjoy the magic of ballet!  One parent per student allowed to sit in.
 
  • Girls:   Bloch brand short-sleeved skirted ballet dress in pink
 

 

 

Come Dance with Me      Children Age 4

 Children needing their parents to remain with them.  Your preschooler will love this delightful start to ballet! Watch as oodles of smiles span across little faces.  You’ll hear laughter as they enjoy the magic of ballet! Boys and girls jump higher, becoming more fit with each session. Dancers learn basic ballet steps and terminology.
  • Girls:     Bloch brand short-sleeved skirted ballet dress in pink
  • Boys:     As listed above

 

 

 

Fantasy Ballet      Children Age 5

Children are delighted to dance through all of the magical places while using their newly learned ballet steps. This fantasy-themed ballet class is designed to cultivate your child’s creativity, individuality and artistry while discovering ballet terminology and culture of discipline. At Academie de Ballet Classique we pride ourselves on using age-appropriate activities and goals as dictated by the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), London, UK.
 
With proven Learning Outcomes, as defined by the RAD, students gain confidence along while enjoying meaningful learning.  We accomplish meaningful learning through demonstration, assistance and encouragement.  This program spans the school year to a finishing production of an original story ballet, where all students are invited to participate.
 
By the completion of the school year your child will:
  • Move with increased control, co-ordination and confidence
  • Recreational arts are associated with improved emotional, physical and cognitive health
  • Gain greater awareness of the body with an understanding of how to move through space
  • Demonstrate a developing sensitivity to music through movement
  • Express feelings and emotions through movement
 
Ballet develops independence, confidence and while enjoying meaningful learning.  Once monthly, during Observation Week, you can expect to see changes in abilities in your young dancer.
  • GIRLS (Please no leg warmers, unless protecting an injury)   Short-sleeved skirted ballet dress in Light Blue.
 
The Small Print
  • No refunds on items lacking tags, washed or pre-worn clothing;
  • WITHDRAWALS.  30-day written notice required.  No refunds for missed classes. Makeups happily encouraged.
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