Recreational Dance in Lafayette, LA

The recreational dance program at The Ballet Studio at LSPA offers students ages seven and older with ballet classes that meet once a week — making it a perfect choice for students with busy schedules! These Lafayette ballet classes are great for learning dance, increasing fitness, and improving posture in both a welcoming and encouraging setting. In each level, students will learn proper ballet technique, terminology, and correct body placement and form. Students will also explore rhythm and musicality.

Students enrolled in the recreational dance program may also opt to enroll in other add-on classes including aerial arts and private music lessons


Recreational Dance, Level 1 — Ages 7 to 8

This class transitions young dancers into the study of classical ballet. The structure is formatted similar to a traditional ballet class, yet meets the developmental needs of children in this age range by combining formal technique training with creative movement. In this level, young dancers begin training at the barre! This ballet class meets once a week; however, dancers are encouraged to attend twice a week if possible.  

Class Length + Frequency

75 minutes, at least once a week

Schedule

Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Thursday, 5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Requirements

Age 7 to 8, attend at least one class per week, follow specific dress code

Add-On Classes

Tap — Thursday, 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
 


RECREATIONAL DANCE, LEVEL 2 — Ages 8 to 11

Dancers in the level two recreational dance program at The Ballet Studio at LSPA learn classical ballet technique. Emphasis is on correct posture, French terminology, and musicality in this dance class. 

Class Length + Frequency

90 minutes, once a week

Schedule

Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, 5:00 p.m - 6:30 p.m.                                                                                       

Requirements

Age 8 to 11, attend one class per week, follow specific dress code

ADD-ON CLASSES

Tap — Thursday, 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.