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.
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 creativity
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.
The program includes: Classical ballet technique, body conditioning and stretching, variation. The academic foundations of ballet are established during these phase.
Students will be placed into this class upon successful completion of a placement class.
The program includes: Classical ballet technique, body conditioning & stretching, variation, contemporary dance, musical theatre dance, pre-pointe and pointe class.
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, Character dance and variation classes that consisting 12 hours per week.
Advanced level (Grade IV-V by A. Vaganova, Advanced by RAD) Continued development of stability. En tournant movements in the center. Demi and Grande fuettes. Tours in Grand poses, turns in the center and diagonals. development of the plasticity and flexibility in transitions from one pose to another, advanced adagio form with changing tempos, development of elevation in grand jumps.