"Little Steps", 2.5-3 yrs old
This unique program for kids ages 2.5 - 3 years old is designed to introduce the young students to dance through combination of music and play. The children will learn basic ballet movements, improve their memory skills and imagination.
Pre - Ballet, ages 3-7 years old
This unique program, created by Vera Zhukova, teaches young students the fundamentals of ballet, as well as develops student concentration, grace, posture, confidence, coordination, memory skills, and imagination. These fun and educational classes use a wide musical repertoire including both classical and children's music.
Dance for children and teens, 8-15 yrs old
Beginning through Advanced Ballet
This sequences of classes allows dancers to advance in art of classical ballet and build on fundamental skills learned in previous classes. Dancers will learn technique, improve posture, coordination, muscle tone, and flexibility. Small classes sizes allows teachers to give each student personalized attention and help. Students will be placed in each level according to their age and skill level by the teacher.
* Students at Beginning Ballet Level must take 2 classes per week.
* Students at Intermediate Ballet Level must take 3-4 classes per week.
* Students at Advanced Ballet Level must take 5-7 classes per week.
This class introduces advance dancers to dancing on pointe shoes. Dancers will learn proper technique, balance, and various classical variations. Extensive training and practice are required to develop the strength and technique needed for pointe work. Typically, dance teachers consider factors such as age, experience, strength, and alignment when deciding whether to allow a dancer to begin pointe work.
In this class dancers will learn the choreography from all around the world. Spanish, Russian, Italian, and the list goes on with all the amazing dances that are taught in this class.
This fun and energetic class allows dancers to learn to move in a completely new way. Dancers will learn new techniques, important dancers starches, improve on their memory and coordination skills. This class is essential for dancers' development and improvement.
Adult Ballet, ages 16 and up
This class is designed for adults who wish to learn the principals of classical ballet from the very beginning. The class helps adults to improve their posture, coordination, muscle tone, and flexibility. This class is open to adults of all ages and no previous dance experience is necessary.
This class is perfect for adults with previous dance training who wish to continue their knowledge and experience. The class helps adults to improve their posture, coordination, muscle tone, and flexibility. Students will work with Vera Zhukova on classical ballet technique and learn various variations.
Pre-Professional & Private Training
Ballet Academy in Lincoln Park offers private and sami-private classes for students 8-18 yrs old with the director Vera Zhukova.