Beginners Ballet Classes

Level 1

Always wanted to do ballet but feel nervous to start ballet classes because you think it's too hard or you are too old?

Our beginner ballet classes are the best way to begin a new challenge with like-minded people that will inspire, energise and motivate you.

In our structured programs, you will learn ballet exercises at the barre and in the centre to improve posture, balance, flexibility, strength, stamina, and coordination in a friendly and safe environment.

You will discover the sensation of being graceful and elegant, the enjoyment of dancing to a great playlist, while getting the benefit of working and toning your whole body!

Our beginner ballet lessons are suitable for those with little or no previous experience in ballet.

* Worried about missing a class from your course? Get in touch with us for catch-up class options!

Courses Timetable

Classes starting as early as 6.30pm or as late as 7.30pm, in Soho (Oxford Circus), Kings Cross (Bloomsbury) and Marble Arch (Baker Street)

NOTE: The prices per course displayed below are per person. Making a booking assumes you have agreed to our booking terms and conditions.

Course Day Date Location Price Book
BalletBeginners (Level 1)
Wednesday Evening 6.30-7.30pm
13.Mar-01.May 8 weeks
 £145 
Ballet Beginner (Level 1)£145
BalletBeginners (Level 1)
Monday Evening 6.30-7.30pm
18.Mar-20.May 8 weeks
 £145 
Ballet Beginner (Level 1)£145

Note: * No classes on Mondays 1st April & 6th of May.*

BalletBeginners (Level 1)
Tuesday Evening 6.55-7.55pm
19.Mar-07.May 8 weeks
 £145 
Ballet Beginner (Level 1)£145
BalletBeginners (Level 1)
Wednesday Evening 6.50-7.50pm
27.Mar-15.May 8 weeks
 £145 
Ballet Beginner (Level 1)£145
BalletBeginners (Level 1)
Sunday Morning 10.55-11.55am
07.Apr-16.Jun 9 weeks
 £160 
Ballet Beginner (Level 1)£160

Note: * No classes on Sundays 5th & 26th of May.*

BalletBeginners (Level 1)
Monday Evening 7.00-8.00pm
08.Apr-17.Jun 8 weeks
 £160 
Ballet Beginner (Level 1)£160

Note: * No classes on Mondays 6th & 27th of May.*

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BalletBeginners (Level 1)
Wednesday Evening 6.30-7.30pm
08.May-26.Jun 8 weeks
 £145 
Ballet Beginner (Level 1)£145
BalletBeginners (Level 1)
Tuesday Evening 6.55-7.55pm
14.May-02.Jul 8 weeks
 £145 
Ballet Beginner (Level 1)£145
BalletBeginners (Level 1)
Wednesday Evening 6.50-7.50pm
22.May-10.Jul 8 weeks
 £145 
Ballet Beginner (Level 1)£145
BalletBeginners (Level 1)
Monday Evening 6.30-7.30pm
03.Jun-22.Jul 8 weeks
 £145 
Ballet Beginner (Level 1)£145
BalletBeginners (Level 1)
Sunday Morning 10.55-11.55am
23.Jun-18.Aug 9 weeks
 £160 
Ballet Beginner (Level 1)£160

Note: * No classes on Sundays 5th & 26th of May.*

BalletBeginners (Level 1)
Monday Evening 7.00-8.00pm
24.Jun-19.Aug 9 weeks
 £160 
Ballet Beginner (Level 1)£160

Class Description

The class is ideal for you whether you have no experience or are returning after a long while of practice.

Throughout the beginners ballet classes you will learn to understand body alignment and position, will develop and tone your upper and lower body muscles and improve balance and breathing.

You will be introduced to the ballet terminology and learn the positions, basic barre and centre exercises, jumps and turns.

Taking ballet lessons will also help improve any other dance style you might practising as it will strengthen your centre, giving you better balance and body lines.

Locations

  • Marble Arch/ Baker Street Studio, W1

    The studio inside Sylvia Young Theatre School, 1 Nutford Pl, London W1H 5YZ

    Tube: Marble Arch (8min), Baker Street (10min), Marylebone (7min), Edgware Road (9min)

  • Kings Cross Studio, WC1

    The studio inside the Central YMCA at KX, 120 Cromer St, London, WC1H 8BS

    Tube: Kings Cross (5min), Euston (7min), Russell Square (7min)

  • Soho Studio, W1

    The studio inside Marshall Street Leisure Centre, 15 Marshall St, Soho, London W1F 7EL

    Tube: Oxford Circus (3-4min), Piccadilly Circus (6-7min)

Instructors

    Mary

    Mary completed her professional dance training at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and was one of the 2008 English Youth Ballet scholarship finalists.

    She has been teaching ballet and contemporary dance since 2012 and enjoys the huge range of personalities she gets to meet each class. Her classes have a warm and welcoming atmosphere and she is passionate about giving a sense of accomplishment and of course, a sweat!

    Ana

    Ana trained at the Miami City Ballet School in the USA and since then she has performed with Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, Capital Ballet, Ballet Soul, toured the UK with Ballet Theatre UK and performed at the West End.

    She has found a passion in teaching and passing on the knowledge she acquired during the years.

    Her classes are full of energy and positivity, she believes ballet is for everyone and finds teaching adults and seeing their progress through each class very rewarding.

    Ola

    Ola started dancing ballet at the tender age of six leading her. She trained internationally and holds a degree in Dance from Trinity Laban in London.

    She has taught Ballet for a number of years both in Poland and in London and loves seeing her students' progress. Her goal is to have her students fall in love with Ballet and look forward to their class each week.

    Gabi

    Gabi is an experienced instructor who is passionate about sharing her love of dance.

    She extensively trained in Ballet since the age of five and discovered her passion for teaching very early on while she was still performing in theatre. Gabi is passionate about supporting her students in the learning process and delivering a fun yet rewarding experience for them each time.

    Hannah

    Hannah began dancing age 3 taking ballet classes in her local church hall and has never stopped since! She is an alumna of the National Youth Ballet, and graduated from Trinity Laban Conservatoire in 2022 with a BA(hons) in contemporary dance.

    She finds so much joy in creating an environment for people to feel included and challenged simultaneously.Hannah believes dance can be the escapism, expression, joy, and community people need, and hopes to share that with every student

FAQs

  • What to wear in a Ballet class?

    Soft comfortable clothing that you can freely move and exercise in.

    Suggested outfit can include leggings and a top of your choice. It is recommended to wear clothes that are not too loose as this would help to see better your body lines and execute the movements correctly.

    In terms of footwear, soft ballet shoes are most suitable. Please contact us if you need advice on where you can buy them from.

  • Do I need to have any previous experience in Ballet or dancing to join your courses?

    No, this is beginner level course so you are welcome to join if you have never danced before.

    Our classes are designed so that they are easy to follow, yet the pace and the variety of content covered to make them enjoyable and pleasantly challenging for those with little or no previous experience.