Ballet Programs for all ages 4 and up
Ballet Institute of San Diego is a Unique Ballet School in the area focused on quality, consistent education, safety and health for our students, and built on the fundamentals of movement. Classical Ballet and Contemporary dance education programs integrate elements from the best 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 system was 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.
- Internationally recognized faculty with university degrees in Child Education and Ballet Coaches of today’s Ballet Professionals
- Personal approach to every student
Creative Ballet. Age 3.5 – 5
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.
Pre-Primary. Age 5-7
Pre-Primary ( age 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 creativity
Elementary 2. Age 7 – 9
The program includes: Classical ballet technique, body conditioning and stretching, variation. The academic foundations of ballet are established during these phase.
Elementary 2 Pre-Pro. Age 7-9
Elementary 2 Pre-Pro level. Age 7-9Pre-professional level for students taking the full program. Students will be placed into this level upon a successful placement meeting and commitment to take the full schedule of classes needed to succeed here. This program...
Intermediate 2. Age 9-13
Students will be placed into this class upon successful completion of a placement class.
The program includes: Classical ballet technique, stretching and body conditioning, variation, contemporary dance, musical theatre dance, pre-pointe and pointe class.
Advanced 1 Pre-Pro. Age 10-13
Pre-professional level For students taking full program. It includes: Classical ballet technique, Body conditioning and stretching, Pointe technique, Contemporary, Character dance and variation classes.
Advanced 2 Pre-Pro. Age 13+
The program is designed for students who want to advance in ballet studies, to move towards being professional dancers. Flexible program students are allowed to join this group after the evaluation class. This program needs professional self-discipline. It includes classical ballet technique, body conditioning and stretching, pointe technique, contemporary and modern dance, character dance, variation classes.