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Beg. Ballet -- Pointe at Alonzo King LINES Dance Center

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26 7th St, San Francisco, CA, 94103
SOMA

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Classical ballet is the mainstay and technical foundation of Alonzo King LINES Ballet Company, Training Program, BFA at Dominican University and LINES Dance Center. The integration of balance and harmony; the cultivation of intuition and practical thinking, and the development of artistry and character, are the goals. Ballet technique is viewed not as a style, but as a science of movement based on natural laws which govern the mechanics, shape, and movement directions of everything that exists. Classes explore ballet through a multi-faceted approach of somatics, alignment, strength, placement, vocabulary in marriage with artistry, ritual and expression. The Ballet classes are designed to be taken in this order: • Introduction to Dance and Ballet (complete novice) • Basic Ballet (knowledge of ballet terms) • Beginning Ballet (some skill and confidence-for experienced beginners) • Advanced Beginning Ballet (still a beginner but wanting a challenge-most students in this class are experienced) • Intermediate Ballet • Intermediate/Advanced Ballet (advanced dancers only) • Professional (advanced and professional dancers-dancers must be able to demonstrate professional level ballet level) Ballet Pointe is ideal for adults who wish to pursue pointe work. It is designed for individuals who are on pointe and wish to build their strenght. Students who are not on pointe may participate; class exercises specialize in correct placement of the body.

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Alonzo King LINES Dance Center

Alonzo King LINES Dance Center is open to the public, offering classes for adults who want to challenge and inspire themselves through dance.

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Tomorrow, February 18
90 min
Cardio, Flexibility, Balance, Dance

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Alonzo King Lines Dance Center offers dance technique classes from Ballet to Modern to Jazz, Afro-Brazilian, Cuban Modern and Pilates and Dance Workout classes.

How to get there

The LINES Dance Center is located at Seventh & Market in the historic Odd Fellows building. It is less than a block from the Civic Center/UN Plaza BART and MUNI station and the many Market Street bus lines. Bikes You and your bike are welcome at the Dance Center. You can safely lock up your bike at our 4th floor bike racks. Parking SOMA Grand Parking Garage 1160 Mission between 7th & 8th The City Park Lot 1054 Mission between 6th & 7th (next to Court of Appeals) The Civic Center Garage 355 McAllister (beneath Civic Center

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Beg. Ballet -- Pointe with Kathy
Great way to get on your leg.
Beg. Ballet -- Pointe with Kathy
I loved this class! Kathy was keen on learning my name and asked before class whether or not if wanted corrections. She addressed everyone depending on their level of pointe work and let everyone adjust their work to suit their own level. This is a class that will make me stronger on pointe. It is a pointe class, though, so you should respect that if you choose to not wear pointe shoes during class.
Beg. Ballet -- Pointe with Kathy
More like an advance beginning ballet with the option of pointe shoes. Kathy is super sweet!
Beg. Ballet -- Pointe with Kathy
Wow! The combinations and amount of knowledge this teacher shares are incredibly fun. It's beginner pointe but not boring at all. She's 85 and has more enthusiasm than five people half her age. What a special treat to take class from her.

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