Verb Ballets welcomes students wishing to study dance with its Dance For Everyone Community Dance Program. We offer a diverse array of ballet, stretch and jazz classes for adults and teens seven days a week. Classes are available for a variety of different ability levels from beginner to advanced. Class are ongoing and drop ins welcome. No pre-registration necessary please come 10 minutes early to fill out paperwork.
Looking for children's classes?
Verb Ballets offers dance classes for 18 months – teens including parent + child classes!
Affordable Class Pricing
Classes are available for a variety of different ability levels from beginner to advanced. Drop ins welcome. No pre-registration necessary please come 10 minutes early to fill out paperwork. Discount available for Shaker Heights residents: $13/class or $110 for a 10 class card.
New to Ballet
For adults interesting in learning how to dance without any prior experience. This class will emphasis balance and coordination, stretching, beginning barre exercises and simple combinations across the floor.
For those with basic dance skills, this course guides participants through the structured format of ballet training: barre work, across the floor, and dance combination. The instructor will assess the skills of the class and devise a program that will build upon the skills that they already possess.
The class specially designed to expand the classical vocabulary, movement potential and kinetic awareness of the student. The class constantly challenges students to refine their technique while learning more specific and technically advanced movements at the barre, in the center and across the floor. Ballet shoes are required.
The class constantly challenges students to refine their technique while learning more specific and technically advanced movements at the barre, in the center and across the floor. Grace, coordination, strength, flexibility, rhythm and musicality are all emphasized. This class will leave students refreshed and stimulated–both physically and artistically. Ballet shoes are required.
The class will work on grace, precision of movement and elaborate formal gestures, steps and poses. Coordination, strength, flexibility, rhythm and musicality are all emphasized. This class will leave students refreshed and stimulated–both physically and artistically. Ballet shoes are required.
Students will utilize previously learned ballet technique while working in pointe shoes. These exercises focus on strengthening the feet and ankles. Class is $7.50 for the 1/2 hour class or $6.00 if you purchase a class card.
Total Body Stretch
This class is open to all levels, from senior citizens looking to improve their range of motion to dancers/athletes wanting to gain flexibility. No experience necessary. Comfortable attire recommended.
Total Body Conditioning
Learn the best conditioning exercises that professional dancers use to keep their body in top performance shape. This strengthening class will tone all of the major muscle groups—core, glutes, legs, arms, back, and feet. With a focus on alignment and sculpting from the inside out, the class will use light weight, high repetition techniques to keep you fit and light on your feet. All levels will be challenged. Don't forget your yoga mat!
Musical Theatre Dance
Musical Theater Dance is intended for ballet or dance students from 12 years old and up, including adults. It embraces the teaching of the main choreographic technical elements of jazz, tap, and other dance styles currently used in musical theater. The students are expected to be able to learn and, with practice, to master the basic steps of major musical theater dance numbers. In addition, they will be able to increase their strength, flexibility and endurance.
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