Ballet for Adults- all abilities

Ref: C3745172

Enjoy learning to dance ballet to a variety of music with the benefit of improving overall fitness. This course is intended to all levels of experience who would love to learn ballet in a friendly and supportive environment. Improve your fitness, posture, balance and flexibility while dancing to music. Includes barre, centre work an short step sequences. So whatever your age and experience we look forward to meeting you.

Course aim

To promote ballet as a fun and fitness activity.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Demonstrate improved overall fitness, stamina and musicality in completing the ballest class.
  • Demonstrate exercises at the barre to improve core strength, balance and flexibility.
  • Perform a short ballet sequence incorporating steps learnt in class.
  • Recognise steps and movements by their names.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • Demonstration, question and answer, discussion, group work, observation, individual work, practical work.

What else do I need to know?

  • Wear comfortable clothes or exercise clothes. Ballet shoes will be ideal or bare feet but no socks please.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Ballet for Adults- all abilities


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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