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Catalog: Adult Classes

Adult Beginner Ballet
For adults or teens who are new to the world of classical ballet. Learn the basic terms and steps of ballet, and have fun exercising at the same time.

Adult Intermediate/Advanced Ballet
A continuation of beginning ballet, or a great refresher course for those who are studied in the past and want to review technique.

Adult Stretch
A stretch class just for adults incorporates basic moves and stretches to relaxing movements. Our program is designed to promote flexibility and keep muscles supple.

Mature Movement
Mature Movement is a dance class offered to adults with imbalance challenges such as Multiple Sclerosis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease), vestibular system disorders, and other imbalance issues. Toledo Ballet instructor Ann Heckler will help the students find security and stability in balancing. Following the traditional ballet class structuer, Mrs. Heckler will teach the first part of the session utilizing the ballet barre and, where applicable, move to free standing movements. Classes will focus on posture, range of motion, strength, and poise. Instruction will be given to each individual so that they may work within their individual comfort zone. Participants should wear comfortable clothing appropriate for movement.

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