Ballet Classes

Pre Ballet Program

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Ballet Intro              

3 & 4 years old        45 minute

Focused on emphasizing developing creativity of this age group. "Ballet terms" are not used, however, they will learn the basics of ballet elements from the shapes and imaginative movements. 

The class contents include Tumbling and Tap. 


Pre Primary             

 5 years old & up     45 minute
RAD syllabus starts from this level. It is still emphasized with "fun" to learn classical ballet. The students will be expected to understand more precise rhythm differences in music and movements. They will start learning basic positions in ballet, and start working on more of the fine motor skills, and learning the concept of choreography. This class includes Tap.

Primary                   

 6 years old & up    60 minute
With this age group, focus is more to complicated patterns and movements. They will start to learn complete RAD Syllabus. Coordination is a challenge at this level. They will learn various formations with more difficult rhythms. The ballet positions that they learn are still basic and simple, however, they will be expected to go into the details of techniques.  

RAD Graded Program (no Pointe Work Required)

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*The levels are determined by RAD, not related to Academic level
*Age is only a guide. Actual appropriate level for each child will be determined by the teacher.


Grade 1 to 3                 

 7 years old & up     60 minute


​Grade 4 & 5                   

10 years old & up   75 minute


Higher Grade 6 to 8      

12 years old & up    

 75/90 minute     


The students will seriously learn the technique of classical ballet with fully use of ballet terminologies. RAD syllabus is unique and consisted with more broad range of dance;  "Classical Ballet Technique", "Contemporary Movement", and "Character". This will make the class atmosphere to be more fun, and provide richer training than classical ballet only. 


Classical Ballet Technique: Fundamental training of classical ballet. The training will enhance a good posture, recognizing small muscle groups to strengthen. The student will learn each step with care in Graded syllabus.

Contemporary Movement: It is emphasized with the dynamics of the natural movements. This will enhance more of the students' feelings and mood, spacial awareness, and stamina. Without considering so much of "turn out", the students will be able to express themselves. 

Character: This is a stage form of folk dance. The student will wear character shoes and a character skirt. The students will learn various type of European ethnic steps. This will enhance the student's musicality, different area of muscle groups, and enrich the area of dance with ethnicity.

RAD Vocational Program (Pointe work required)

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Intermediate Foundation 

to Solo Seal Award               

11 years old & up          75-90 minute

This is a program for the students who finished Grade 5, and would like to consider Classical Ballet training more seriously towards the future. 

Vocational syllabus contents focus on classical ballet technique. Syllabus dances have both "Classical" and "Contemporary".  The students will be expected to increase their knowledge of ballet vocabulary. 

Other Dance classes

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Jazz/ Contemporary

Jazz or/and Contemporary will enhance the dance sense with different type of music and movements. Learning these different technique will also enhance the strengthen in ballet.


Jazz: The students learn more commercial dance steps. Enhance multiple turn skills and vigorous jumps. 


Contemporary: Focusing on emotional expression, and contemporary technique. Learning off balance will enhance the students' muscle to be stronger. 

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Hip Hop/ Tap

Hip Hop or/and Tap will bring  total different atmosphere of dance. They are wonderful tools to enhance different side of dance.


Hip Hop: Hip Hop classes are cool!! The students learn different style of Hip Hop steps. All persons can start anytime. If you want to experience cool steps and moves, come and try out!


Tap: Tap classes will enhance the articulate use of the foot. It also enhance the musicality and various muscle group which are different from ballet. 

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Single Based Classes Open for anyone & anytime

Mommy and Me  2 years old and a parent

It is designed for 2 years olds who just started developing the sense of various movements. They start express their own opinions and understanding about feelings, shapes, steps and their own creativity. This program also helps the parents to see their children's physical status. 

**This class is also good for some 3 years old who may need a help for separation. They will learn how to be independent gradually in this class.


Ballet Fundamental / Jazz Fundamental      Teen & Adult 

These classes are designed for any Teens and Adults who do not have experience or slight experience only. 


Silver Swan Ballet program (for age 55 and up)
This program is particularly designed for elderly persons to enjoy ballet movements and maintain the health status. The safe practice is considered through out the class. The condition of the each person will be understood, and each person's development will be showed with their own level. 


**This is a licensed program from RAD. Only licensed teacher can teach this class. 


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specialized class

Silver Swans Ballet Program for age 55 years old & up

This program is particularly designed for the persons who might have past the age to dance vigorously, yet, keep the love of dance. If you have never danced before, but had a dream to dance, this is the place to start. If you may not be able to stand all the time, no problem at all. 


Come and enjoy ballet movements and maintain the health status. The safe practice is considered through out the class. The condition of the each person will be understood, and each person's development will be showed with their own level. 


**This is a licensed program from RAD. Only licensed teacher can teach this class. 


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