Denzil leads a fun, up-tempo class that welcomes students who are new to ballet and are looking to improve, with a lot of enjoyment along the way! His class covers all of the basics in a way that teaches you how to strengthen your posture and coordinate your movements.
Denzil Bailey trained at the West London School of Dance. He has danced with several classical dance companies including English National Ballet and The London Ballet Company. His performing credits include work with Mark Baldwin and Soul in Motion on their European tour and also in operas such as Carmen, Aida, and Orpheus in the Underworld. Denzil is co-founder and ballet master with Ballet Black, guest teacher at Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance and Tavaziva Dance and is also a regular weekly teacher at Pineapple and Danceworks Studios London.
Ballet Level 1 is for students who hold a basic understanding in contemporary or ballet and are looking to develop their technique and increase their dance vocabulary. This class comprises of a variety of exercises at the barre, warming up your muscles and giving your body time to investigate traditional ballet structures. The class continues in the centre, applying the techniques used in the barre warm up into longer sequences, such as allegro and travelling phrases.
Duration: 90 mins
Venue: at The Place
Level: Level 1