This class offers a year-long progression designed for the student to advance through the program. Completion of this level is a prerequisite to enter Level I/II.
|Intro to a full barre (1st and 2nd position). Major port de bras. Intro to spotting for turns. Intro to simple jumps, 1st and 2nd position.
||Barre work with one hand on barre. Intro of 5th position. Adage work with port de bras. Increased difficulty with spotting. Continuous jumping introduced.
||Barre with port de bras in tendu and battement. Adage work with sustained use of free leg off the floor. Several spotting exercises. Added positions to jumps. Travelling steps on diagonal introduced. Intro to pas de chat.