Bay Pointe Ballet School's open adult ballet program offers a range of classes for adult ballet students. Our ballet studio in South San Francisco, CA offers training for beginners, intermediate and advanced adult ballet students, and professionals alike. In addition to our ongoing adult ballet classes, we also offer absolute beginner ballet workshops geared towards the complete beginner. Our studios feature professionally sprung marley flooring.

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Absolute Beginner Ballet Workshop: This workshop is designed to introduce the basic positions and movements of ballet. The goal of the workshop is to lay the foundation needed to progress to Beginning Ballet class level. Class includes thorough explanation of terminology and steps, introduction to basic barre work, and center exercises that establish balance, strength, and placement. Gentle stretching exercises are included in each class. The work shops are either 8 or 10 weeks. No prorating/refund is offered for partial attendance. Make up lessons also not available. Next Workshop: Summer 2017, contact school for details.

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Beginning Ballet: Appropriate for students with basic understanding and knowledge of ballet technique and that have taken basic ballet. Classes are paced to ensure proper placement and knowledge of steps given. This class provides a full barre and center work that includes basic traveling phrases, simple pirouettes, and allegro (jumping) exercises.

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet: A faster paced class for those who are comfortable with ballet curriculum and can move easily through barre and center work. Students continue to improve technique, expand movement capacity, increase strength and improve flexibility.

Adult Pointe: Appropriate for beginner and advanced beginner adult pointe students, Adult Pointe should be taken with the preceding intermediate ballet class. This half hour class begins with pointe exercises at barre and progresses to center pointe technique. Adults interested in going en pointe, please speak with instructor Melinda Neal. This class has a three student minimum.

Open Adult Ballet Classes

Drop in rate is $15 per class. Class cards also available.

Level Day & Time Instructor
Absolute Beginners Ballet Workshop
Tuesday 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Cassand
Beginning Ballet
Thursday 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Lepe
Beginning / Intermediate Ballet
Monday 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 11:30 am Lepe
Wednesday 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Adult Pointe
Wednesday 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm
1 Class $15.00
Adult Pointe $9.00
Professional Rate $10.00
(class cards available for convenience)
Cards are good for 6 months after purchase
4 Classes $56.00
8 Classes $104.00
12 Classes $144.00
16 Classes $176.00
20 Classes $200.00
8 Weeks $104.00
10 Weeks $130.00

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I've never taken ballet before?
Please try our next Absolute Beginners Ballet Workshop!

What if it has been a while since I've last trained?
You may feel most comfortable trying a Beginning Ballet class, before taking an Intermediate/Advanced class.

What do I wear to ballet class?
Acceptable attire includes, but is not limited to: leotards and tights, t-shirts, yoga pants, or leggings. Please have your hair pulled away from your face. Ballet shoes must be worn in class.