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Dates Range From July 31 - August 24, 2023
Lakewood Center For The Arts 368 S State St. LO

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Summer 23 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 pro rated if you begin after the first week of the session. **
**A minimum of 3 students (Level 4) and 5 students (PreBallet 1 & 2) per class must be enrolled in order for a class to run**
For additional information on ballet classes including dress code, studio rules, & regulations please refer to: kwattsballet.com

PreBallet I

July 31 - August 8 / 4 weeks / $50 Mondays 12:30 - 1:15 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

August 3 - 12 / 4 Weeks / $50 Thursdays12:45 - 1:30 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 IV Technique & Pointe

July 31 - August 24 / (4 Weeks) / $363
Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays 10:45 - 12:15 PM

Ballet IV is an Advanced Intermediate class for dedicated and committed students. In this class 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 will continue to work on turns, adagio, petite, and grand allegro work, where batterie (beaten jumps) will be introduced. Level lV students will also be introduced to Pointe work. Due to the necessary strength involved with pointe work, it is required that level lV students take a minimum of two technique classes per week.

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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 / July 31-Aug 8 / Mondays 12:30-1:15 PM - $50.00
Pre Ballet II / Aug 3-Aug 24 / Thursdays 12:45-1:30 PM - $50.00
Level IV / July 31-Aug 24 / M,T, & TH 10:45-12:45 PM - $363.00