This course will take place in person.
The classes will be cumulative from the beginning to the end of term. Ballet for Beginners is an excellent way to work out, tone the body, and increase range of movement.
Who is this course for?
This course is primarily for beginners to ballet. It’s also suitable for those with some experience who are looking to refresh, or for those coming back from injury.
Will I need any equipment or materials?
You will need fitted athletic clothing and ballet technique shoes, or socks.
We provide a number of funded bursaries to people who find it hard to pay the full or concessionary rates. Find out more information on how to apply.
How we’re keeping you safe
April 2022 update: Keeping you safe and healthy is our number one priority.
If you test positive for Covid-19 or are asked to isolate and are not able to attend your class or pre-booked event, please contact the Bishopsgate Box Office for further information (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please do not come to the Institute in person if you have symptoms or have tested positive.
Wearing a face mask is no longer compulsory but we ask you to consider others when in our building and especially when spending time in crowded and enclosed spaces where you come into contact with people you don’t normally meet. You will see many of our staff and volunteers continuing to wear face masks and we are keeping the perspex screens at our reception desks.
Bishopsgate Institute has strict cleaning protocols in place and ventilation throughout the building. There are hand-sanitising stations available throughout the building and touch-free drinking fountains. Find out more about how we’re keeping you safe.
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You will learn
- Improved posture and alignment
- Increased body awareness
- Knowledge of ballet steps and terminology
- Improved focus and patience.
Meet the Tutor
David is a professional dancer having trained in France, the UK and the USA. He has been performing for 20 years and has travelled around the UK, Europe, the USA, India and Japan. David has been a performing artist at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and for English National Opera, Glyndebourne, Grange Park Opera, Welsh National Opera, The Dallas Opera and the Orfeo Experience. David also danced with Showfabrik (Germany and Austria), Ballet Theatre UK, Madonna, Hack Ballet, Combination Dance, BBC, ITV and Channel 4. David became a qualified ballet instructor from the Royal Academy of Dance in 2017. Since qualifying, David has taught at London Boys Ballet School, Urdang Academy, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Aakash Odedra, British Ballet Organisation, Shiamak Davar International and City Academy.
Need to Know
- 18:00 - 19:30
- £99/ £74 conc.
- Bishopsgate Institute
- David Murley
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