Nurture a Dream

Junior Ballet Program

Age 3-15
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The Curriculum

Develop a Strong Ballet Foundation.

Step into the enchanting world of ballet with our Junior Ballet Program, designed especially for budding dancers eager to embark on their journey into the captivating realm of classical dance. Tailored for entry-level students, this program is meticulously crafted to cultivate a solid foundation in ballet technique while nurturing a love for the art form.

Led by our expert instructors, students will delve into the fundamentals of ballet, with a strong emphasis on mastering essential elements such as Positions & Posture, flexibility, Body Conditioning, stamina, coordination, discipline, Rhythm, musicality, and Ballet Vocabulary. Through engaging and dynamic classes, young dancers will develop grace, strength, and poise as they progress on their balletic path.

Classes are conveniently scheduled on weekdays between 4:00 – 8:00 PM, offering flexibility to accommodate busy schedules. Additionally, morning and afternoon sessions are available on weekends, providing ample opportunities for students to hone their skills and refine their technique.

But that’s not all—our Junior Ballet Program goes beyond the studio, offering dedicated rehearsal time for captivating show performances. This ensures that students not only develop their technical proficiency but also gain invaluable stage experience, fostering confidence and artistry.

Whether your child dreams of dancing professionally or simply seeks the joy of movement and self-expression, our Junior Ballet Program sets the stage for a fulfilling and rewarding journey. With a curriculum designed to prepare students for the esteemed Vaganova method, they will be well-equipped to pursue their passion for ballet with confidence and determination. Join us and discover the magic of ballet today!

  • Learn & Develop Ballet Positions & Posture
  • Introduction to Basic Ballet Jumps
  • Introduction to Basic Ballet Turns
  • Introduction to Barre Basics
  • Develop Flexibility 
  • Develop Balance, Coordination & Athleticism 
  • Body Conditioning Using Floor Ballet
  • Develop Rhythms and Musicality 
  • Discipline & Focus Development
Encino Location Schedule

16422 Ventura Blvd. Encino, CA

3 to 5 Years Old – White Leotard
Mon | 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM – Ballet
Wed | 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM – Ballet
Sat | 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM – Ballet
Sun | 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM – Creative Dance

5 to 7 Year Old – Pink Leotard
Mon | 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM – Ballet
Mon | 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM – Creative Dance
Tue | 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM – Ballet
Wed | 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM – Ballet
Wed | 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM – Creative Dance
Thu | 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM – Ballet
Sat | 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM – Ballet
Sun | 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM – Ballet
Sun | 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM – Creative Dance

7 to 10 Year Old – Blue Leotard
Tue | 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM – Ballet/Creative Dance
Thu | 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM – Ballet/Creative Dance
Fri | 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM – Ballet/Creative Dance

10 to 15 Year Old – Light Gray
Mon | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Ballet/Creative Dance
Wed | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Ballet/Creative Dance
Sat | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Ballet/Creative Dance

Pasadena Location Schedule

2812 E Walnut St. Pasadena, CA

3 to 5 Years Old – White Leotard
Mon | 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM – Ballet
Wed | 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM – Ballet
Sat | 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM – Ballet
Sun | 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM – Creative Dance

5 to 7 Year Old – Pink Leotard
Mon | 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM – Ballet
Mon | 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM – Creative Dance
Tue | 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM – Ballet
Wed | 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM – Ballet
Wed | 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM – Creative Dance
Thu | 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM – Ballet
Sat | 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM – Ballet
Sun | 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM – Ballet
Sun | 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM – Creative Dance

7 to 10 Year Old – Blue Leotard
Tue | 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM – Ballet/Creative Dance
Thu | 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM – Ballet/Creative Dance
Fri | 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM – Ballet/Creative Dance

10 to 15 Year Old – Light Gray
Mon | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Ballet/Creative Dance
Wed | 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM – Ballet/Creative Dance
Sat | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Ballet/Creative Dance

MONTHLY TUITION

$125 monthly tuition – 1 class per week
$190 monthly tuition – 2 class per week
$246 monthly tuition – 3 classes per week
$316 monthly tuition – 4 classes per week
$345 monthly tuition – 5 classes per week
$405 monthly tuition – 6 classes per week

w/$45 Annual Registration

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What students gain

Proper Ballet Technique

Focus on correct positioning, muscle coordination, and musicality for a proper ballet foundation to prepare students for the Vaganova method.

Stretch & Strengthening

Stretch is incorporated within the curriculum to develop flexibility and core strength, to optimize our students' performance and progress in ballet technique.
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Performances

Students are given the opportunity to perform in academy productions, Galas, The Nutcracker and a Spring Show.

Our Ballet Teachers

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Anna Kaplunova

BALLET | Principal Teacher & Artistic Director

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Lilit Kurinyan

BALLET | Principal Teacher

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Anastasya Rodina

BALLET | Principal Teacher

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Arno-Stin Tsembenhoi

BALLET | Principal Teacher

Men's Technique
Contemporary
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Marina Levchenko

BALLET | Principal Teacher

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Askar Kettebekov

BALLET | Principal Teacher

Men's Technique
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Elmira Aksakova

BALLET | Principal Teacher

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Matisse Love

BALLET | Guest Teacher

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Daria Gamaiunova

BALLET | Principal Teacher

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