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Ballet Beginners

Get fit and have fun while learning the basics of ballet technique.

Open to adults of all ages – from complete beginners curious about what it take to perfect a grand jeté, to those who haven’t been to a class since the good old days of “good toes, naughty toes”.

  • Improve your posture
  • Strengthen and lengthen your muscles
  • Increase your flexibility

Full term enrolment (12 weeks): £160.00
Coin street community resident: £30.00 SOLD OUT

To book for the spring term, call our reception team on 020 8630 0600 or email classes[ATSIGN]rambert.org.uk- last few spaces!

To book for the summer term, click here.

Summer Term Booking information

Priority booking opens Wednesday 12 February at 12 noon for all current participants and Coin Street residents.

General booking opens Wednesday 19 February. 

Booking options are not the same for all classes, and options are always subject to availability.

If you have any further questions please call the reception desk on 020 8630 0600.

Meet the teacher: Mark Kelly

Where did you train / study as a dancer / teacher?
I trained at the Dance School of Scotland and the Royal Ballet School. I danced with Scottish Ballet and Rambert Dance Company.

First memory of dance
My first memories of dance was watching Scottish Ballet full length narrative works and how inspiring the dancers were. I was excited that one day that may be me and here I am 25 years later teaching and performing.

Describe your most inspirational teacher
My inspirational teacher has a very witty dry sense of humour along with a beautiful aesthetic for classical ballet. He was still very fit an able to demonstrate to us each exercise and inspired us to think of artistry and technique.

How would you describe your teaching style in three words?
Open  Friendly Intuitive

How would you describe your class and what can people expect from a class with you?
A curious enquiry into ballet and movement connecting to our bodies ability to find pleasure in moving and connecting. My hope is that dancers go beyond the steps to find their own unique expression. A strong emphasis on embodying ballet with all of yourself.

Term Dates 2019-20

Autumn Term

Start: Monday 16 September
Half term: wk of Monday 21 October
End:  Sunday 15 December

Spring Term

Start: Monday 6 January
Half term: wk of Monday 10 February
End: Sunday 5 April

Summer Term

Start: Monday 20 April
Half term: wk of Monday 25 May
End: Sunday 19 July

Please note that some classes have different half-term or other breaks, and different term end dates – check on booking page for details.



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