In Studio

In Studio

Drop In Classes

Our drop in classes allow participants to attend classes that are best suited to their schedules. These classes aim to provide students with a challenging and enjoyable learning environment from Canada’s finest dance artists.

Beginner Jazz
Learn the basics of jazz dance. Each class will include a warm up, focused on developing technique and strength, traveling diagonal combinations and a centre combination.

Classical Ballet
Learn from the finest teachers to develop grace, elegance and precision. Ballet is the basis of all dance training and improves strength, posture, balance and flexibility.

Contemporary
Drawing on both classical ballet and modern dance, this class explores total body movement, use of breath and weight and changes in rhythm, speed and direction. Classes begin with a strengthening barre warm up, followed by centre work including jumps and travelling sequences.

DanceFit Barre
A total body workout. Combining barre exercises to strengthen and lengthen the lower body, with light weights and floor exercises to build strength in the upper body and core. No previous dance experience necessary.

DanceFit Cardio Barre
Cardio intervals are combined with strengthening barre exercises to keep your heart pumping and body moving.No previous dance experience necessary.

Essentrics
Essentrics is a dynamic workout that draws on the flowing movements of tai chi, the strengthening theories of ballet and the healing principles of physiotherapy. This class will simultaneously lengthen and strengthen every muscle in the body, resulting in greater joint mobility and long, lean muscles and leave you feeling balanced and strong!

Fletcher Fusion™ Pilates
Combining the effective strengthening and lengthening techniques of Fletcher Pilates Towelwork®, Floorwork®, and Barrework®, this fusion class will strengthen and tone the body, enhance circulation and overall body awareness. Flowing movement, precision, and creative transitions will give you a total body movement experience.

Pointe
This class is recommended for participants that have had at least 1-2 years of training on pointe. Barre exercises and centre exercises will be taught. For those who have less than one year of training on pointe wishing to take this class, it is recommended you work in soft ballet shoes, in order to safely prepare and strengthen the lower leg, ankle and foot for pointe work. Participants are required to take ballet class directly before the pointe class.

Stretch
Lengthen tight muscles, calm your body and mind and enjoy a relaxing 45 minutes devoted to stretching the entire body. The ideal class to attend after a ballet, jazz or DanceFit class.

For more information, please call us at 416 (1 866) 345 9595 or email info@national.ballet.ca.