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Dates Range From March 6 - June 1, 2023

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Ballet With Kasha Watts

From basic pre-ballet to advanced technique and pointe, Kasha Watts offers a variety of youth ballet classes. Beginner students will experience rhythm and music through movement while learning the fundamentals of ballet. Dependent on experience and skill, students will participate in stretching, barre work, and center floor work with an emphasis on posture, muscle strength, technique, and self-discipline in a supportive and encouraging environment. Dress code is required and no jewelry is allowed with the exception of stud earrings.
Dress attire: please refer to kwattsballet.com

**Classes are cumulative from fall - spring term, new students will only be accepted during summer, fall or winter terms. Ballet experience required. Students must have completed levels l and ll or with approval by instructor after placement class.**

A minimum of 3 students(levels 1-4) and 5 students (PreBallet 1 & 2) per class must be enrolled in order for a class to run.

PreBallet I

March 6 - May 22 No classes 3/27 (Spring Break) , 5/29 (Memorial Day) / $124 Mondays 4:00 - 4:45 PM / Ages 4 - 5.5

This is a fun, creative introduction to basic ballet movement. Emphasis is on coordination, rhythm, music, and mime using props, rhymes, stories and imagination. Your child will be galloping on a pony, leaping over puddles, and learning movements to accompany their favorite preschool songs! Students will learn basic ballet skills and terminology in a supportive and encouraging environment.

No experience necessary

PreBallet II

March 9 - June 1 No classes 3/30 (Spring Break) / $136 Thursdays 4:00 - 4:45 PM / Ages 5.5 - 7

This class transitions from the creative movement aspect of PreBallet l to an emphasis on the fundamentals of ballet. Basic ballet skills, terminology, rhythm, and coordination are taught, practiced, and developed through music and use of props in a supportive and encouraging environment.

Prerequisite Skill: Students must be able to skip and be willing to participate without a parent.

Ballet Level I

March 7 - May 30 No classes 3/28 (Spring Break) / $198
Tuesdays 4:30 - 5:30 PM / minimum age 6.5

This class is for the novice as well as a transition from PreBallet to a more formal ballet class. The fundamentals of ballet and barre work are introduced as well as an emphasis on ballet class etiquette. Focus is on posture, stretching for flexibility, muscle strength, technique and musicality in a disciplined yet encouraging environment.

One year of Pre-Ballet or formal ballet experience required

Ballet Level II

March 8 - May 31 No classes 3/29 (Spring Break) / $182
Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:00 PM / minimum age 7.5

This class is a continuation of the beginner level. Students will continue to build upon the knowledge and skills they developed in level l. Focus will continue on posture, stretching and flexibility, technique , and musicality. To enroll in this level, students must have completed one full year of Level l or be given permission from instructor after attending a placement class.

Prerequisite Skill: stand and work comfortably from fifth position feet and have completed 1 full year of Level l.

Ballet Level lll

March 9 - June 1 No classes 3/28(Spring Break) / $182
Thursdays 4:45 - 5:45 PM / minimum age 8.5

This is a formal ballet class for young students with ballet experience. Students participate in stretching, barre work and center floor work. They will further develop posture, muscle strength, flexibility, technique, and musicality in a disciplined yet encouraging environment.

Level IV

Session A - Technique & Pointe
March 6 - May 31 (2xs/ per week) / $602
No classes 3/27 - 3/29 (Spring Break) 5/29 (Memorial Day)

Mondays ------ Technique 5:00-6:30pm / Pointe 6:30 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday---Tecnique 5:00-6:30pm

Session B - Technique & Pointe
March 6 - May 31 (3xs/ per week) / $875
(No classes 3/27 - 3/29 (Spring Break) 5/29 (Memorial Day)

Mondays: Technique 5:00-6:30 / Pointe 6:30-7:00pm
Tuesdays: Technique 5:30-7:00 (with Level V)
Wednesdays: Technique 5:00-6:30pm (Barre work on pointe)

Level lV is an intermediate level Ballet class for students with previous ballet training At the intermediate level students further develop their ballet technique through stretching, barre work, and center floor work. Continued emphasis on posture, muscle strength, flexibility, technique, musicality, and self discipline in a supportive and encouraging environment. Students continue to work on turns, adagio, as well as petite & grand allegro (jumps) work. Pointe technique wi Introduced/ continued for students aged 10 and up, with approval of instructor. In order to participate in pointe, students are required to attend two technique classes per week.

*Ballet lV-B (3xs/week) is for students who are dedicated to ballet and are given the opportunity to attend an additional technique class with level V each week. *Must have approval by instructor*

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All classes at Lakewood follow COVID-19 safety protocols suggested by the CDC.

We are working hard to ensure a safe environment for educators and students alike. Distancing protocols and guidelines have been relaxed but will be adjusted if needed. Currently, masks are optional for students. However, If a student exhibits any symptoms, we ask them to stay home and get tested for COVID-19 before returning to class.
Price Selection
Pre Ballet I / Mar 06 - May 22 / Mon 4 - 4:45 PM - $124.00
Pre Ballet II / Mar 9 - Jun 1 / Thurs. 4 - 4:45 PM - $136.00