The Adult/Open Division is designed for adult and teen students who wish to begin or continue classical ballet training for health, recreation, self-enrichment or vocation. The program offers classes for those interested in the many physical, mental and artistic benefits of classical ballet training.
Below is the schedule of classes available on a drop-in basis. Join us as your schedule allows!
The fee for a single drop-in class is $20, payable in-studio at time of class. Classes may also be purchased as punch cards at discounted rates as follows:
4 Classes $75
8 Classes $140
12 Classes $195
16 Classes $245
(Plus a $30 registration fee for students purchasing a punch card for the first time.)
Dance cards expire 8 weeks from the date of purchase and are non-refundable and non-transferable.
TUITION & REFUND POLICIES
Open Division online classes and Intro to Ballet classes are purchased as a package of classes for the period stated in the class description. There are no refunds, credits, exchanges, or transfers extended for classes not attended.
Tuition is paid in full via credit card at the time registration is processed. In-studio punch cards expire 8 weeks from the date of purchase and are non-refundable and non-transferable. All classes are subject to minimum enrollment/attendance and maximum capacity.
Beginning 8/14/23, a processing charge of 2.5% of the total transaction will be charged to all credit/debit card payments. Processing charges are not incurred on payments received in the form of cash or check.
We recommend that students attend ballet classes appropriate to their personal experience level, per the below guidelines:
-Back to Basics Ballet (no ballet experience required!)
-Beginning-Intermediate Ballet (1 - 3 years of recent ballet experience)
-Intermediate Ballet (2 - 4 years of recent ballet experience)
-Intermediate-Advanced Ballet (3 - 5 years of recent ballet experience)
-Teen Ballet (ages 13 - 19 with 3 years of recent ballet experience)
Students are encouraged to invest in a comfortable leotard, ballet tights and ballet shoes. If trying a class for the first time or enrolling in an "Intro to Ballet" course, thick socks may be worn in place of ballet shoes. Yoga wear (long pants and fitted top) is an acceptable alternative to the standard ballet attire suggested above.
Students are encouraged to invest in men’s black dance tights, dance belt, dance t-shirt and black ballet shoes. If trying a class for the first time or enrolling in an "Intro to Ballet" course, thick socks may be worn in place of ballet shoes. Yoga wear (long pants and fitted top) is an acceptable alternative to the standard ballet attire suggested above.
Dance apparel may be purchased through a dance retailer of your choice, such as:
Discount Dance (Online)
Contra Costa Dancewear (Walnut Creek)
East Bay Dance Supply (El Sobrante)
The Pointe Shoppe (Oakland)
SF Dance Gear (San Francisco)