ALIGN 1 Workshop
From 6 locations in Southern California our signature in studio 6-week introductory course is designed for total adult beginners. Absolutely no prior training required. Learn the fundamental steps, vocabulary, and nuance of classical ballet, in a welcoming and inclusive space. ALIGN’s thoughtfully-designed progressive curriculum is like no other. 10 years ago ALIGN 1 was the first total adult beginnner workshop and it still holds up tdoay.
ALIGN 2 Workshop
Our second in studio workshop for total beginners. Enhance technique, improve coordination, perfect alignment, and explore musicality before moving on.
Completion of ALIGN 2 prepares studends to attend our BASIC classes.
Virtual Total Adult Beginning Ballet
START NOW! Offered multiple times a week. Begin learning ballet from the privacy of your own home. Turn your camera on and receive personal instruction or turn your camera off for the self conscious, it’s YOUR decision. Our instructors will guide you step by step with this simple process. Often but not always you will be participating with our live in studio beginners. All you need are some comfrtable workout clothes, a sturdy chair to hold, and a high speed internet connection.
FIRST CLASS FOR NEW STUDENTS ONLY $5.00
OPEN CLASSES for The Experienced Student
Our basic, intermediate, advanced, and floor barre for those with prior experience are available both in studio and virtually.
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A well-rounded, 75 minute technique driven class for those with the ability to perform a simpe barre and center. Great for those starting back or or recently graduated from our workshops.
A thorough 75-minute class. Full barre followed by a center. The choreography at this level will not overwhelm you but it will make you sweat.
Yes, adults can dance en pointe! Acquire the fundamental strength training and technique needed for basic pointe work. All exercises can be executed with the support of a sturdy barre, with the option for some limited center practice.
For ALIGN Advanced students, or those with an extensive ballet background. Pointe shoes that are properly fitted and sewn required.
5TH POSITION FLOOR BARRE
Instructed by Victoria Vargas. Body awareness conditioning class by Victoria Vargas. Inspired by ballet techniques, kinesiology, and sports mechanics. Provides strengthen. Core stability. Flexibility.
Victoria Vargas is a highly accomplished Dance Instructor with over 40 years of experience in the field. She is dedicated to sharing her passion for dance with students of all levels, from beginners to professionals. Victoria has taught internationally and nationally, including at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts and as the Program Coordinator of the Ballet Hispanic of New York. She has also pioneered “The 5th Position Method,” a renowned floor barre concept that promotes body awareness and injury prevention. Many of her students have gone on to prestigious ballet institutions worldwide.