Adult Ballet & Fitness Classes

Cherish yourself through the beauty of Ballet

Your dance journey is a personal gift to yourself for a special hour every week. Immerse and express yourself to beautiful music. Connect with your inner self. This is for you!

"Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion" ~ Martha Graham

Ballet is not only a graceful, elegant form of dance, it can also be a great way for you to stay in shape. Ballet will provide you tremendous benefits in terms of health, emotional and mental well-being.

 

In addition to being great fun, dancing makes you smarter.

Learning steps and executing them to music will stimulate your learning centres in your brain and will encourage enhanced communication between the left and right brain hemispheres. A 2003 study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that in a group of adults over age 75, regular dancing reduced the incidence of dementia by an astonishing 75 per cent, making it the most effective dementia-preventing activity studied.

Ballet brings increased health benefits.

Ballet is a low impact alternative to the gym, and you will feel the amazing health benefits such as many of the following: improve your flexibility, strength, endurance, coordination, stamina, muscle tone, mobility, core strength, mood and self-esteem. It enhances your psychological and physical well-being, will reduce your stress levels. Will Improve your posture and balance to assist in the prevention of osteoporosis.  

Ballet is not just for the young and athletic.

Ballet is a fun, physically challenging workout for those that aren’t necessarily trying to become a professional dancer. In dance classes at Balletcoaching@The Dance Warehouse, whether you are a beginning dancer, a continuer or a returner, you will feel equally at home and discover freedom to express yourself emotionally, visually, and physically. Many adults that have never been able to take ballet lessons before believe that their window of opportunity has passed them by. This is simply not true. Granted, the chances of becoming a ballerina with a ballet company diminish quickly as one gets older, but that doesn’t mean that one can’t enjoy the benefits of ballet training well into adulthood.

Adult group classes and One-to-one ballet coaching for students from age 8 to 88 and beyond is available at The Dance Warehouse, with flexible daytime and evening appointments available to suit your busy lifestyle. Class numbers are limited, so register your interest now to secure your place.  No previous experience is necessary and you can wear comfortable clothing which allows you to move freely such as gym wear.

Adult Ballet Barre Fitness @The Dance Warehouse
Palm Shopping Centre, Wollongbar

Monday 6.30-7.30pm
Tuesday 9.30-10.30am
Wednesday 6.30-7.30pm
Friday 9.30-10.30am

Conditioning Fitness & Cardio class available

Following Adult Ballet is an opportunity for a semi private conditioning fitness cardio class, mat pilates style and intro to reformer pilates. By appointment only.

Phone Monique 0411 306430 or click here to email.

 

5 Class Pass valid for 3 months from date of purchase

weekly attendance encouraged but not mandatory.

"You don’t stop dancing because you grow old!
You grow old because you stop dancing"

"We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once" - Nietzsche

Introducing Yoga@The Dance Warehouse

with the very lovely Kim Nunn!
Saturday's 8-9am Open level
Monday's 7-8am Power Vinyasa & 9-10am Over 60's class
Tuesday's 6-7.15pm Open level
Feel free to drop in for a casual class and meet Kim

POWER VINYASA Modays 7-8am
Turn up the heat and embrace a state of flow. This practice is dynamic, explorative and challenging. Creative sequencing incorporate strong standing postures, arm balances, deep back bends. Using the physical body as a tool for transformation and self-discovery.

OVER  60s CLASS  Mondays 9-10am
This practice aims to connect the mind and body, offering an opportunity for meditation, mindful movement and relaxation. The class moves slow enough to understand the basics of alignment and learn modifications, but still offers some challenging postures to build strength and improve mobility.

OPEN LEVEL CLASS  Tuesdays 6-7:15pm and Saturdays 8-9am
The aim is to provide a balanced practice accessible to all levels. The class moves at a steady pace, progressively building into challenging poses with options to modify. This class require a relatively healthy, active body. If you are working with a new or old injury please call ahead.

PRIVATE CLASS
If you’re interested in a more individually tailored class you can opt for a one-on-one or gather a small group of friends together and do private yoga session at the studio or home. Private sessions are a great option if you’re dealing with an injury, looking to overcome any hurdles in your practice or want to explore a deeper practice.  Private sessions are a great way to ensure you get the most out of every yoga practice.