Children’s Division

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Central Texas Youth Ballet’s Children’s Division is suitable for children aged 3-6. This program promotes early childhood development as it exposes young children to dance and classical music while teaching coordination and introducing them to ballet vocabulary.

Students are also taught classroom etiquette/discipline and placed in an environment to help improve concentration, listening skills, encourages creativity and group interaction.

Registered applicants are generally placed in the Children’s Division without further evaluation.

Children's Ballet & Dance Classes, Dripping Springs, TX

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DISCOVER DANCE 1

An introduction to the art of dance in a nurturing environment

Discover the magic of imaginative play with live singing, structured explorations, and skill development that supports creative expression, physical growth and social interaction.

Our Discover Dance classes for children ages 3-4 are unique because each monthly lesson centers around one of these 11 dance concepts: place, size, level, directions, pathways, speed, energy, weight, body parts, body shapes, and relationships. 

By focusing on the essence of movement first, we build a solid foundation for the skills and movements needed to progress specialized dance skills in any style of dance

These classes are suitable for students who are 3-4 years of age by September 1st.

PRE-BALLET 1

Students stretch and move while being introduced to choreographed combinations

As a continuation of our Discover Dance series, Pre-Ballet 1 continues the exploration of concepts with more emphasis on physical growth, flexibility, and coordination. 

Short choreographic combinations assist in memory development as structured explorations continue to assist the development of problem solving and social interaction. 

These classes are suitable for students 5-6 years of age by September 1.

PRE BALLET 2

A prelude to formal ballet instruction

These lessons help to improve the student’s cognitive and physical development as well as gross motor skills by introducing them to basic ballet positions. 

Students will be introduced to movement at the ballet barre to develop correct posture and ballet technique. Basic centre exercises will develop balance, strength and coordination. Students begin to learn French vocabulary, movement expression and proper ballet etiquette. 

These classes are suitable for students 6-7 years of age by September 1.

Tap For Pre Ballet

Move and tap to the beat!

Students learn tap-rhythm and timing, and proper terminology and musicality is stressed. 

Young dancers will learn balance, shifting of weight and the difference between right and left all while having fun! For students 5-6 years of age by September 1.

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Whether your child’s goal is to reach the world stage or simply build new skills, we have a class that is suitable. Get started with a FREE trial week.

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400 W HWY 290, Ste. B-104, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

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