Academy Weekly Classes

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Dance classes for everyone! • Academy Classes open to the public • No recital, registration fees, or costume fees!

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CBT Academy offers classes perfect for students of all levels looking for exceptional instruction in a warm and nurturing environment. We offer personalized attention for all dancers, whether they are putting on their first pair of ballet shoes, or are preparing for a career in dance.

Spring Term: January 7-June 14, 2019 (PDF Schedule and Fees)
 
Drop-In Punch Cards Hard to commit to a full term? Pay upfront for each card and it will be kept until it is completely punched.
  • 90 Minute Class Punch Card $153.00 (Advanced & Intermediate Ballet)
  • 60 Minute Class Punch Card $126.00 (Intro to Ballet, Ballet I, Pointe Prep, Contemporary)
  • 90/60 Minute Combo Punch Card $140.00 (Any combination of Ballet, Modern and Contemporary)
  • 30 Minute Class Punch Card $63.00 (Partnering, Ballet/Tap Combo)

Ballet/Tap Combination Class (ages 3-5)

Instructor: Jenifer Muzer
Spring term: Tuesdays, 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. 
Cost: $100

Children are introduced to the movements of ballet class emphasizing creative expression through music for 15 minutes. Then we will change our Ballet shoes into Tap for the next 15 minutes and learn the concepts of tap to fun music all while being introduced to the concepts of body, space, and time, as well as encouraged to take direction from the instructor and share turns with other children.

Introduction to Ballet (ages 6-9)

Instructor: Jenifer Muzer
Spring term: Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $200

An introductory ballet class presenting ballet concepts including turn out, coordination, spatial awareness and a specific focus on class etiquette. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of ballet including ballet vocabulary, alignment, positions of the feet, and posture.

Ballet I (ages 8+ with instructor approval)

Instructor:  Jesse PowersElzbieta (Ela) Alabuszew-Kutek
Spring term: Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00 p.m., Jesse
Wednesdays
, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m., Jesse
Fridays, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Ela 
Cost: $240 Tuesday, $252 Wednesday, $228 Friday

This class is for the pre-pointe dancer with a minimum of 2 years ballet training. Focus is on technique, building strength, coordination, and poise. Instructor approval required.

Pointe Preparation (instructor approval required)

Instructor: Elzbieta (Ela) Alabuszew-Kutek
Spring term: Fridays, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $228

Students attending this class are expected to be en pointe sometime within the next 6 months. Class will further develop and strengthen the muscles necessary to go en pointe. This class will stress correct alignment and correct ballet technique.

Intermediate Ballet (instructor approval required; equivalent of CBT level 2)

Instructors: Elzbieta (Ela) Alabuszew-KutekJesse Powers
Spring term: Mondays, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m., Ela 
Tuesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., Jesse
Thursdays, 5:00-6:00 p.m., Jesse
Cost: Mon. and Thurs. $252, Tues. $300

For dancers with 1+ years en pointe or instructor approval with a firm foundation in ballet technique. Focus will be on building on strength in the core, feet and legs. Includes pointe instruction every other week.

Intermediate Partnering (instructor approval required; equivalent of CBT level 2)

Instructor: Jesse Powers
Spring term: Mondays, 6:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $85

Basic principles of partnering techniques are taught.

Intermediate Modern (ages 9-14)

Instructor: Jesse Powers
Spring term: Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Cost: $240

This class encourages dancers to think and move in a different way. We will use classical modern technique, contemporary dance, and breath to help strengthen the dancers movement. Furthermore this class will help strengthen technique and will teach dancers how to use it in a different and fun way.

Intermediate Pointe/Partnering (instructor approval required; equivalent of CBT level 2)

Instructor:  Jesse Powers
Spring term: Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Cost: $315

45 minutes on pointe technique and 45  minutes of partnering.

Advanced Ballet (instructor approval required; equivalent of CBT level 3)

Instructors:  Jesse Powers
Spring term: Mondays, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Mondays $255;  Thursdays $315

For dancers with 3+ years en pointe or instructor approval with a firm foundation in ballet technique. Includes both pointe and technique instruction.

Advanced Partnering (instructor approval required; equivalent of CBT level 3)

Instructor: Jesse Powers
Spring term: Mondays, 8:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $85

Principles of partnering techniques are stressed and perfected.

Advanced Pointe/Partnering (instructor approval required; equivalent of CBT level 3)

Instructor: Jesse Powers
Spring term: Wednesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $315

45 minutes of pointe technique, followed by 45 minutes of partnering.

Advanced Modern

Instructor: Jesse Powers
Spring term: Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 
Cost: $252

Modern dance instruction.

All Classes held at the
CBT Studio
1235 Center Street, Old Town, Lansing

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For more information, Call CBT at (517) 482-2553. To register, fill in the form below and click Send E-Mail or print this form and return it to CBT.

Mail to: P.O. Box 22232, Lansing, MI 48909

 

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