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Beginner Ballet at Joffrey Ballet School

434 Ave of the Americas, New York, NY, 10011
Greenwich Village

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This beginner level is for adults who have a basic understanding of the foundations of ballet. These concepts are incorporated into a full ballet class with exercises at the barre, in the center and moving across the floor. The core emphasis of this level will be on understanding and improving proper alignment, posture, rotation, and flexibility. Dancers will also expand their ballet vocabulary while learning new movements and positions.

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Home to elite and professional dancers. Joffrey offers phenomenal ballet, jazz and conditioning classes for aspirational and novice dancers, too. The Adult Classes are designed…read more

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How to prepare

Adults are expected to adhere to the Joffrey Ballet School Dress Code. Students may wear any form-fitting clothing that they can comfortably move in, such as a leotard and tights or a tank top or t-shirt with exercise pants or leggings. Baggy clothes and excessive jewelry is not allowed. Ballet shoes are mandatory for this venue, you will not be allowed to take class without them. Be sure to purchase mandatory attire before arriving at this venue, as they are not sold on site. Jazz shoes are preferred but not required for Jazz classes.

How to get there

Please check in on the 3rd floor for all adult classes!

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Beginner Ballet with Stephanie
I love Stephanie SO much. The studio itself isn’t the most updated, but it has true character. It also has a lot of fans and a noisy AC, but honestly, the energy in the class made it worthwhile for me to want to come back :)
Beginner Ballet with Gisela
Love Gisela’s energy and elegance
Beginner Ballet with Michael
The teacher was good and helpful. I enjoyed the live piano accompanist
Beginner Ballet with Desiree
Amazing class. Really fun!!
Beginner Ballet with Stephanie
Excellent ! Love Stephanie’s class :)
Beginner Ballet with Desiree
Awesome. haven't taken a class in 24 years and I was nervous, but Desiree was a fantastic teacher. it was fun with basics, but also good if you know terminology. all levels of students. Everyone was welcoming here.
Beginner Ballet with Desiree
lovely class and instructor. True ballet class structure. All levels welcome, even absolute beginners but knowing basic terminology is needed as this instructor moved fast. class had great energy.
Beginner Ballet with Bill
Bill is fantastic! Detail oriented and great introduce to the rhythm. Fun and good foundation builder.
Beginner Ballet with Sidney
Classic and detailed
Beginner Ballet with Sidney
Really good class and great workout. Fun but challenging.

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