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

Booking Information

Online enrolment for the Autumn term has now closed but there are limited places still available in some classes! Please call the reception desk on 020 8630 0600, or email classes[ATSIGN]rambert.org.uk, to book your place.

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

Online enrolment for Spring term opens on 28 October, with Priority booking (for current participants and members of the Coin Street Community) opening on 21 October.

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.

Autumn Term Dates 2019

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

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

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