RECREATIONAL BALLET FROM AGE 2


In the ballet classes of the Recreational Division – Ballet, students are taught the foundations of Classical Ballet while encouraging self-confidence, focus, and self esteem in a Christian environment.   The instructors at Turning Pointe wish to enhance your dancer’s love of our Lord while encouraging your dancer to reach their highest potential.  These classes are open to all students and hope to promote creativity, discipline, and spirituality.


Priority Registration for current Turning Pointe Families opens May 1

Registration for new Turning Pointe Families opens June 1

All classes run for the 34 week school year

The stated price is charged monthly

Toddler, Preschool and Kinder Classes

Storytime Ballet is for students who are 2 years old by the first day of class and for young 3 year olds who are not ready for Preschool Ballet. Students practice listening skills during the brief story time, then use motor skills during the story-themed dance and movement activities. Parents watch through an observation window. 

Cost is $85 for an 8 week session. (Paid in full. No refunds.) Maximum class size 10.

             Storytime Ballet Sessions:  Fall: 9/26-11/14     Winter: 1/9-2/27      Spring 3/6-5/1

Preschool, and Kinder level classes focus on pre-ballet (and Tap in the combined classes) motor movement and ballet fundamentals with an introduction to class etiquette while in a supportive and fun Christian environment. Classes run for the 34 week school year.

 

Preschool Ballet and Preschool Ballet/Tap are introductory dance classes for students who are 3 and 4 year old (and potty trained) by the first day of class. No experience is needed. Maximum class size 12.

Kinder Ballet and Kinder Ballet/Tap are introductory dance classes for students who are 5 and 6. No experience is needed. Maximum class size 12.

Dancers do an informal, in-studio performance at Christmas and perform in the End of Year Showcase (Costume and Participation fees apply.)

Youth Ballet and Home School Ballet Classes from Age 6

 

Youth Ballet and Home School Ballet classes are once-a-week and focus on ballet fundamentals along with class etiquette and self discipline while in a supportive and fun, Christian environment. Classes run through the school year. Dancers do an informal, in-studio performance at Christmas and perform in the End of Year Showcase (Showcase Costume and Participation fees apply). Classes run through the school year.

 Youth Ballet 1 is for 6 and 7 year olds. No experience needed.

Youth Ballet 2 is for 7 year olds with 2016-17 full year ballet experience and for 8 year olds with no experience necessary. 8 year olds wanting more intense study are encouraged to take Training Division Level 1A/1B Hudsonville in which students take one class per week in Hudsonville and one in Holland. For more information please For more information please click here.

Youth Ballet 3 is a once-a-week ballet class for students ages 8 and older with recent full-year ballet experience. It  is only offered at our Hudsonville location.  New students please call the office to schedule a placement. Students wanting more intense study are encouraged to consider taking classes in the Training Division, including Training Division Level 1A/1B Hudsonville in which students take one class per week in Hudsonville and one in Holland. For more information please For more information please click here to view more about the Level 1A classes in Holland.

Home School Ballet — Turning Pointe School of Dance proudly participates with the following Home School Partnerships: Hamilton, Jenison, Niles, and Berrien Springs. We have over 50 students in our school whose tution is covered (or mostly covered) by their Home School Partnership. If you are a Home School parent, please email our School Administrator  at: connieb@turningpointedance.org for more information on these programs. We are always open to adding on a new partnerships! Please let us know if you are a member of a partnership that we are not yet a part of!

Please note: Participants in a Home School Partnership may take ANY class that Turning Pointe offers, not just the Home School classes listed below.

Elementary Home School Ballet is for students ages 6 – 10. No experience is needed.

Middle School/High School Home School Ballet is for students ages 11-18. No experience is neeed.