Move Into Ballet

01 Oct 2021 to 10 Dec 2021

11:30

75 minutes

THIS CLASS HAS LIMITED CAPACITY AND TICKETS CAN ONLY BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE ONLINE. Please read DanceXchange’s Covid-19 safety procedures to ensure you can return to the studio with us safely. You should only attend if you can present evidence of a negative Lateral Flow Test taken no more than 24 hours prior to your arrival.


Move Into Ballet breaks down the basics of Ballet technique at a gentle pace, starting on the barre and working towards centre work. 

Max 20 participants. 


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Fri 01 Oct 21
Fri 08 Oct 21
Fri 15 Oct 21
Fri 22 Oct 21
Fri 29 Oct 21
Fri 05 Nov 21
Fri 12 Nov 21
Fri 19 Nov 21
Fri 26 Nov 21
Fri 03 Dec 21
Fri 10 Dec 21

Studio Class FAQs

Our staff members will be there to guide you and answer any questions you may have.

Step 1: Ensure you arrive with evidence (text or email) of a NEGATIVE rapid lateral flow test result. Without this, you will be unable to enter the building so please remember to do this the day of your class. You can order free test kits here: www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests

Step 2: Wearing your mask, you will enter the building using the main staircase/lift to access Level 5.

Step 3: Check in at reception and sanitise your hands before entering the studio where you can remove your mask if you would like to. Please remember our changing/shower facilities are not open at this time so do come to class changed and ready to go!

Step 4: At the end of your class, you will be able to head out through the main staircase/lift.

Please ensure you are on time, if you are more than 15 minutes late to class you won’t be able to access the studio.

When you buy online you will need to set up your account via our booking system. To book classes online please click here or click the shopping cart icon in the header of the website to access the account registration process and follow the simple set-up instructions.

Once purchased, tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded unless the class/event is cancelled. All tickets will be offered subject to availability at the time of booking. Please give us a call us on 0121 667 6730 to discuss further.
Anything comfortable that lets you move freely. You can wear tracksuit bottoms, leggings & t-shirts for most classes. Please wear light-soled trainers or dance shoes (if you have them), Contemporary and yoga classes are bare feet.

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No, these are currently closed until further notice.
We don’t have lockers so please take all your valuable possessions with you into the studio from the changing rooms.
Yes, please bring your refillable water bottle with you. You can take bottles with you into the studios.
You won’t be allowed to join a class if you’re more than 10 minutes late. This is because you’ll have missed the warm-up, which increases your chance of injury.
We aim to make our classes accessible to everyone regardless of disability. Please call us on 0121 667 6730 to discuss any support you might need.

Key Information

Duration
75 minutes
Costs
Full Price: £7.50, Concession: £6.50
Suitable For
Location

Studio 3

This event takes place at DanceXchange, Thorp Street, Birmingham B5 4TB on Level 5. Please ensure you arrive on time for your class having purchased a ticket online and with evidence of a negative lateral flow test no more than 24 hours prior to your arrival.

Tutor

Karen Kelly

Jazz, Move into Ballet & Fitness Tutor (she/her)

I trained at the Elmhurst Ballet School, Camberley, Surrey (now Elmhurst School for Dance, Birmingham) until the age of 18. I continued training at The West Street Ballet School, Covent Garden, London, under the direction of Natasha Lisakova, Judy Maden and Anita Young.  Professional performances include the Paco Rabanne Catwalk, Radio One Trade Show, The Clothes Show Live, British Gas Oscar Awards, A Chorus Line and First Leisure Clubs in Birmingham, Stoke on Trent and Sheffield.

I have many years experience teaching Jazz/Club Jazz and regularly teaches at DanceXchange, Siobhan Collins – McCarthy Dance Academy and at various schools and workshops in the community.

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