These classes are designed as an introduction to classical ballet technique. They are a little more relaxed, with less requirements for families who prefer a more flexible schedule. These students will have the opportunity to perform in our end of year production however this is not required. As students progress, they may also audition or be asked to join our academy program.
Students enrolled in our ballet academy classes must audition or be invited to participate. These students will attend several hours of class each day depending on their placement. Academy students are automatically accepted into the Pensacola Youth Ballet company and will be required to attend Saturday rehearsals, as well as participate in all performance opportunities throughout the year.
Students are auditioned or chosen to dance with our ballet company. These students may enroll in our ballet academy program, however this is not required. Each PYB dancer is required Three ballet technique classes/week + pointe (according to their age and level). Dancers may particpate in several performances each year, as well as community events.
Baby Rocks is a fun and exciting dance class using energetic and upbeat music to get moving with your baby. Incorporating line dance, guided movement and freestyle dance moves, this class is a great way to have fun, exercise, and connect.
"Dance With Me" is for ages 18 months to 3 years with an adult. This 45-minute class focuses on group work, following directions and fostering a love for dance. Learn the fundamentals of movement and musicality with games, and props. Build coordination and strength! No dress code is required just wear something comfortable to move in. Bare feet, socks, or ballet shoes prefered.
Unleash your child's imagination through movement!! Our Kinder Ballet classes engage students with a range of playful dancing, story, and crafting activities. This class is age appropriate for developing basic motor skills, while learning numbers, colors, shapes, words, and songs.
"Adults Only Fridays" offers an opportunity for ages 18 and over to pick it up where they left off or start fresh as a beginner. We have several classes including Beginning and Intermediate Ballet, "Styles class" (Jazz, Contemporary), and Adult Salsa.
The following Academy Supplemental Classes are all included and required for Academy Division Levels.
Fumble Bumble ballet