Pre-Ballet I (ages 3-4); Pre-Ballet II (ages 5-6): At SPACE, we are aware of the importance of a child's first experience in dance and are committed to providing quality instruction for young children. Set in a fun and nurturing environment, these classes will include instruction in the fundamentals of ballet, tap and tumbling. In addition, children will be gaining self-esteem while working on coordination skills, strength, rhythm, creativity and body awareness.
All Boys' Dance (ages 4-8) classes are developed to use basic dance steps from jazz and combine them with locomotion movements such as running, hopping, skipping and jumping to help boys with their basic coordination. Taught by a professional educator, this class is sure to be fun and useful to boys. Please call: 773.463.1220 to find out class availability.
Ballet is the absolute classic form of dance that builds grace, beauty, poise and strength while developing correct body placement. This artful dance discipline enriches mental and physical dexterity and enhances a sense of artistry in children and adults. SPACE offers instruction in all levels of technique from beginning to advanced.
Dancing on pointe, or en pointe, is the act of standing on the tips of the toes while performing steps from ballet. Also known as pointe work, it is performed using hard–toed and stiff-shanked pointe shoes. Dancing en pointe requires strength and skill and is a central part of a female ballet dancer's training and repertoire.
Ballet Variations introduces advance ballet students to the famous choreography of ballets such as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, and Giselle, etc. Students will gain knowledge of many famous ballets while learning to perform challenging variations. This class builds strength, poise and awareness of the true aspects of performance.
Cardio - Hip hop is a great way to whip yourself into shape. It is a fun and energizing class that will help shape your body without feeling like a workout. It will help not only strengthen your core, arms and legs but show you dance moves as well.