Ballet Level 1 with Michelle Ballentyne

Enrolment £130 / £124 (12 weeks) + Drop in £14 / £12

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Class Description:

Michelle’s classes focus on developing a solid foundation on Ballet technique from the Barre right through to the Centre work. Working towards strengthening the core and constantly improving on alignment and extension, Michelle strives to encourage a strong emphasis on movement quality and expression, to enable the dancer to experience the wonderful sensation that this art form can bring.

About Michelle:

Michelle studied at Laine Theatre Arts and the Royal Ballet Summer School. She was a principal dancer with Union Dance Company and performed in musicals ‘Cats’ and ‘Starlight Express’, she was also a principal dancer with ‘The Carol Straker Dance Company’. and worked very closely with Robert Cohan and Anne Donnelly on the first drafts of the ‘Rescen’ projects. Michelle currently teaches on the Tring Park Associates Programme and also teaches Ballet and Contemporary Dance.

Level Info:

  • Recommended if you have about a year’s experience in ballet
  • A variety of exercises at the barre, warming up your muscles and focusing your mind
  • Build to longer allegro and travelling phrases
  • Increase your muscular strength, balance, and stamina

The musician for this class is Mark Ball 


Times: 18:30 – 20:00
Duration: 90 mins
Venue: at The Place
Day: Tuesday
Level: Level 1
Style: Ballet