Ballet School Programs for all ages and levels
Ballet Institute of San Diego is a premier ballet school with the unique education style and programs. Classical and contemporary ballet education programs integrate elements from the best in progressive and acclaimed classical ballet schools. In addition to ballet, students at our ballet school will have opportunities to take classes in contemporary, repertoire and pointe technique, improvisation, as well as historical/character dance. Over the years, we have developed a functional and extensive Body Conditioning Program to prepare the youngest students for ballet training and increase their physical abilities. This program was also created at our ballet school to educate students about their bodies and the care required to maintain the precision of a professional dance career.
BISD Children dance education program is structured according to the individual abilities of each student and their age. This is the only way to create the conditions to discover each student’s highest individual potential.
- Premiere Ballet School in San Diego
- Internationally renowned faculty with university degree in Child Education
- Personal approach to every student
- Live piano accompaniment for Pre-Ballet children
Children ages 3.5-5 who are ready to be in a class by themselves will begin to learn the basic elements of creative movement and basics of dance.read more
Pre-Primary ( ages 5 – 7) level. These are the first conscious lessons of classical ballet, correct posture, and grace. This is the best time to develop the body skills and creativityread more
It is the first exposure to serious ballet education. Development of self discipline open doors to take-in the first elements of ballet technique. The key to success is attending full program and steadily growing.read more
The program includes: Classical ballet technique, body conditioning and stretching, variation. The academic foundations of ballet are established during these phase.read more
Elementary II Ages 9 - 10 Elementary program Students will be placed into this class upon successful completion of a placement lesson. The program includes: Classical ballet technique, body conditioning & stretching, variation, contemporary...read more
Students will be placed into this class upon successful completion of a placement lesson.
The program includes: Classical ballet technique, Body conditioning and stretching, Pointe technique, Contemporary, Historical dance and variation classes that consisting 11 hours per week.
This level (grade III- IV by A. Vaganova, Intermediate by RAD) is based on the basics of ballet exercise, demi pointe exercise barre and center, accelerated pace work, and a greater quantity of movements including the basic steps of allegro and Pointe technique. This level is vital in establishing a firm foundation on which future training will be built.read more