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7211 W Sahara Avenue

Las Vegas, NV 89117

PHONE: (702) 742-5315

LAURA GOEHRING  I  BALLET SYLLABUS

Ballet 3-4 yr I  45 mins per week

This is an introduction to the world of dance through a ballet, while incorporating other styles, curriculum.  Class time will consist of engaging students in expressive exercises, listening, following directions, respecting instructors, other dancers, and the studio space.  Instructors seek to nurture a love of dance with learning exercises in a fun setting.   Music and games are used to introduce ballet and other dance techniques to the students.   

CLASS LESSON PLAN:

WARM UP (CENTER)

Warm up in circle OR spread out in personal space – Includes various games, exercises and isolation's with proper age appropriate stretching and strengthening exercises.

Group games and fun exercises consist of creative movement.   

CENTER 

BEGINNING BALLET 

Dancers will learn:

1st, 2nd and 6th position 

Demi Plie

Tendu in 6th and 1st ,

Pique in 6th

Eleve and relevé

Port de bras

Center Combination to Follow Directions

Center Games or Creative Movement like a bear hunt song.

ACROSS THE FLOOR:

Chasses

Skipping

Marching

Walking on relevé or tip toes

Walking backwards

Class will end with curtsies or bows, or a short combination with instructor leading.

Ballet 5-6 yr

Instructors use creative movement exercises while also incorporating basic ballet vocabulary. 

CLASS LESSON PLAN:

WARM UP (CENTER)

Warm up in lines or spread out in personal space – Includes various games, exercises and isolation's with proper age appropriate stretching and strengthening exercises. 

Light cardio such as jumping jacks, run in place, plies to get the body warm.  

Arm Circles and body rotation to warm the torso.

Floor Stretching to increase flexibility.  

Core  /  Abdominal Strength Exercises.

Foot articulation and coordination exercises.  Pointe /  Flex 

CENTER:

BEGINNING BALLET 

Dancers will learn:

Positions of the feet and arms.

Plié - Relevés

Tendus

Passé

Échappé 1st to 2nd position.

Port de Bras (5th en bas, 1st and 2nd)

Basic spotting techniques and exercises.

ACROSS THE FLOOR EXERCISES:

Marches

Skips

Gallops / Chasse

Ballet walks, runs in relevé

Run Leap (weight change one leg to the other)

Movement in other styles for development of coordination and style.

Ballet 6-8 yr | Supplement: JAZZ, HIP HOP

WARM UP (CENTER)

Warm up in lines or spread out in personal space – Includes various games, exercises and isolation's with proper age appropriate stretching and strengthening exercises. 

Light cardio such as jumping jacks, run in place, plies to get the body warm.  

Arm Circles and body rotation to warm the torso.

Floor Stretching to increase flexibility.  

Core  /  Abdominal Strength Exercises.

Basic Foot articulation and coordination exercises.  Pointe /  Flex 

Instructors use creative movement exercises while also incorporating basic ballet vocabulary. Instructors will also emphasize classroom etiquette, no talking, etc.  See Etiquette Handout.

CENTER BARRE

Positions  

Turnout                              

Plies 

Releves  /  Eleves                                         

Tendus                                     

Tendu Degages                       

Ronds de Jambes par terre    

Fondus                                     

Ronds de Jambes en l’air        

Grand Battement  - 45 degrees                     

Port de bras                            

CENTER

Adagio

Arabesque 

Allegro

Sautes / Small Jumps

Echappe 

Glissade

Pas de chat

ACROSS THE FLOOR EXERCISES:

Gallops / Chasse

Ballet walks, runs in relevé

Chasse Leap

Movement in other styles for development of coordination and style.

Triplets

Lunges

Walk Plié, Passé

Ballet 9-10 yr | Supplement: JAZZ, HIP HOP, CONTEMPORARY

WARM UP (CENTER)

Warm up in lines or spread out in personal space – Includes various games, exercises and isolation's with proper age appropriate stretching and strengthening exercises. 

Light cardio such as jumping jacks, run in place, plies to get the body warm.  

Arm Circles and body rotation to warm the torso.

Floor Stretching to increase flexibility.  

Core  /  Abdominal Strength Exercises.

Basic Foot articulation and coordination exercises.  Pointe /  Flex 

Instructors use creative movement exercises while also incorporating basic ballet vocabulary. Instructors will also emphasize classroom etiquette, no talking, etc.  See Etiquette Handout.

CENTER BARRE

Positions  

Turnout                              

Plies 

Releves  /  Eleves    

Degage devant                                    

Tendus  /  Tendu Degages   

Frappes                   

Ronds de Jambes par terre 

Sur la cou de pied  

Retire Passe

Fondus   

Developpes                            

Petit Battement                        

Grand Battement    

Sous-sus              

Port de bras                            

CENTER

Grand Adagio

Arabesque 

Allegro

Balance

Changement

Degage

Epaulement

Sautes / Small Jumps

Temps lie

Echappe 

Glissade

Pas de bourree

Pirouettes

Pas de chat

ACROSS THE FLOOR EXERCISES:

Gallops / Chasse

Ballet walks, runs in relevé

Chasse Grand jete

Chasse a la seconde and en avant

Spotting exercises

Chaine turns

Movement in other styles for development of coordination and style.

Triplets

Lunges

Pas Couru

Temps leve sauté in cou de pied 

Walk Plié, Passé

Polonaise

Ballet 11-12 yr | Supplement: JAZZ, HIP HOP, CONTEMPORARY, JUMPS & TURNS

WARM UP (CENTER)

Warm up in lines.  Instructor will use exercises to advance torso and core alignment, rotation of the legs down to feet emphasizing plie with knees over middle toes.

Light cardio such as jumping jacks, run in place, plies to get the body warm.  

Arm Circles and body rotation to warm the torso.

Floor Stretching to increase flexibility.  

Core  /  Abdominal Strength Exercises.

Basic Foot articulation and coordination exercises.  Pointe /  Flex 

Instructors will emphasize classroom etiquette.  See Etiquette Handout.

CENTER BARRE

Positions  

Turnout                              

Plies 

Releves  /  Eleves    

Degage devant                                    

Tendus  -En Croix, Cou de pied, pas de cheval, envelope, then tendu plie, passé par terre, battement soutenu

Tendu Degages  - Pique, en cloche

Frappes                   

Ronds de Jambes par terre

Ronds de Jambes en l’air  - en de hors and en de dans

Sur la cou de pied  

Retire Passe

Fondus   

Developpes -  cou de pied and Retire Passe                          

Petit Battement                        

Grand Battement En Croix 

Battement Releve Lent En Croix

Sous-sus              

Port de bras                            

CENTER

Grand Adagio

Arabesque 

Allegro

Balance

Changement

Croise, En Face, Efface, Ecarte positions

Degage

Epaulement

Sautes / Small Jumps

Temps lie

Echappe 

Glissade

Pas de bourree

Pirouettes

Pique to 5th

Pas de chat

Soutenu

Soubresaut

ACROSS THE FLOOR EXERCISES:

Assemble 

Chasse en avant from 5th

Ballet walks, runs in relevé

Chasse Grand jete

Chasse a la seconde and en avant

Spotting exercises

Chaine turns

Movement in other styles for development of coordination and style.

Triplets

Lunges

Pas de chat

Pas Couru

Temps leve sauté in cou de pied, retire, arabesque, devant

Temps leve sauté in cou de pied 

Walk Plié, Passé

Polonaise

 

Ballet advanced | Supplement: ALL STYLES

WARM UP (CENTER)

Warm up in lines.  Instructor will use exercises to advance posture and alignment.

Advanced cardio and exercises such as jumping jacks, run in place, plies to get the body warm.  

Arm Circles and body rotation to warm the torso.

Floor Stretching to increase flexibility.  ALL SPLITS

Core  /  Abdominal Strength Exercises. Advanced core strengthening.

Foot articulation and coordination exercises. 

Instructors will emphasize classroom etiquette.  See Etiquette Handout.

 

CENTER BARRE

Battement Releve Lent En Croix

Degages 

Developpes Cou de Pied

Extensions

Grand Battement En Croix (Cloche)

Fondus 

Frappes - on Releve (doubles)                

Penche - on Releve

Petit Battement - Serre                     

Pique en Cloche

Plies (Demi and Grande Plie)

Retire Passe

Releves, Eleves                              

Ronds de Jambes par terre

Ronds de Jambes en l’air  (en de hors and en de dans)

Ronds de jambe en l’air (doubles)

Sous-sus              

Sur la cou de pied  

Tendus -En Croix, Cou de pied, Pas de cheval, Envelope, Degages, Cambres with Grand Port de Bras

 

 

CENTER I ACROSS THE FLOOR

Adagio

Allegro

Attitude Devant Pirouettes

Arabesque 

Arabesque Pirouettes

Balance

Ballone Battu

Brisse

Cabriole

Chaine Turns

Changement

Croise, En Face, Efface, Ecarte positions

Echappe

Emboite

Entrechat

Entrelace (Fouette)

Epaulement

Failli

Gargouillade

Grand Adagio

Glissade Jete Assemble

Grand Battements a la Seconde

Grand Fouette

Jete Entrelace

Tombe Pas de Bouree

Penche

Pique turns

Pirouettes en Dehors, en Dedans

Pas de Basque traveling

Pas de Bourrée

Petit Jete

Promenades

Sissonne Ferme, Ouverte, developpe

Sous Sous

Soutenu turns

Tombe Pas de Bouree

Saute Fouette Cabriole

Soubresaut

Royale