Pico & La Cienega Adult Beginning Ballet Align 1 Starting Mon Aug 14 to Sep 25 @ 7:00 PM with Bethany
Workshops that span the holidays will skip Chirstmas and New Years weeks and resume after. Align Ballet Method course #1. The original adult beginner course that has trained thousands of students since 2011. Many students have gone on to dance en pointe and make ballet training part of their lifestyle. For total adult beginners or those who desire a gentle return to ballet. Align 1 covers all aspects of classical training. Exercises. Terminology. Body Placement. Positions. Musicality. Similar to the training at great ballet company schools but streamlined for adult beginners. Our process is intuitve and easy to follow. At the end of the 6 classes students will have gained the skill to complete a basic ballet barre and simple work in center. Appropriate for all ages and body types. Alignment. 6 classes. 1 hour per week. Same location, instructor, day, time, and fellow students. A simple process. Open to ALL! 1 make up class per series. Swapping from a reserved workshop to a different date and time will incure a $20 service fee. Read about ALIGN featured in The Los Angeles Times.
GABRIELLE LA MURA
Born and raised in New York City, Gabrielle trained at the American Ballet Theatre’s JKO School. She showcased her talents performing with ABT in nine distinct ballets at The Met, Lincoln Center, Guggenheim, and the Saks Fifth Avenue Window Unveiling. She marked her presence in the Broadway scene, making her debut in two world premieres: “Whipped Cream” and Alexei Ratmansky’s rendition of “Romeo and Juliet.” She has additionally trained at the Royal Ballet Summer Intensive in London & Ibstage in Spain. Transitioning to Los Angeles, Gabrielle graduated Cum Laude from USC and launched her own handbag line, W 78 ST. Her innovative creations gained recognition, being featured in esteemed publications like Vogue and made available for purchase on platforms such as Revolve.