New adult ballet training, Align Ballet Method, announces its launch in New York. Founded by former professional dancer and trainer Michael Cornell, there are class locations all over Los Angeles (West LA, West Hollywood, Downtown, Silver Lake, North Hollywood, etc). Align Ballet Method teaches thousands of adults from their first level one class through pointe class with an acclaimed staff of gifted dancers. This adult ballet program has grown by word of mouth (beginning with 16 students in 2012, having to expanded to seven studios in Los Angeles) and the the praise of the media (Vogue, Daily Candy, and PopSugar, among others). Align Ballet Method is the first organization to provide a systematic training program for adult beginners who wish to immerse themselves in authentic classical ballet training. Ballet bodies are the ultimate ideal among men and women, and unlike the dance inspired cardio crazes that have popped up -Align Ballet Method has helped dancers and non-dancers of all levels master ballet fundamentals offering fully explored traditional training. Offering the mental focus and physical training that adult professionals have been looking for in a workout, Align Ballet Method in Los Angeles has grown a huge program and is coming to New York in October at the request of new and regular students. Align Ballet Method will be offering complimentary adult beginning ballet trial classes Sunday September 18th and 25th at Battery Dance in lower Manhattan. The ALIGN 1 beginners workshop begins Sunday October 9th at 10AM. This workshop consists of 6 classes, every Sunday morning for 6 weeks. Students will master the fundamentals of an authentic classical ballet barre. After completion, students will have the opportunity to continue with the ALIGN 2 course, which begins to introduce students to “center floor” movements.
The NY workshop will be instructed by Hannah Button, a talented dancer who holds a BFA in Dance from Suny Purchase. Hannah Button has trained directly with Align Ballet Method’s founder Michael Cornell to understand the Align Ballet Method system. Align Ballet Method is well-known for presenting the material in a way adults can easily understand and build confidence immediately. New students may register for their complimentary free trial class at http://www.alignballetmethod.com/.
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