Mommy & Daddy & Me
Mommy & Daddy & Me (Ages 18 – 36 months) A 30-minute class offering an introduction to dance in a nurturing atmosphere. Your little one will learn developmental skills, social skills, creative movement, music interpretation, all with you by their side.
Pre-Ballet (Age 3)
A 30-minute class offering a fun exploration of basic ballet and dance technique. Creative dance, musicality, posture and problem solving, social skills and self-expression are encouraged. Props are incorporated into the class.
Ballet A, B, C
Ballet A, B, C (Ages 4-6) Ballet A, B, and C are structured ballet classes focusing on body alignment and limb placement. Class is primarily away from the ballet barre to build spatial and self-awareness. Props are incorporated into these classes. Ballet A is a 30-minute class, and Ballet B and C are 45-minute classes.
Ballet/Tap Combo (Age 4-5)
A 1-hour class offering an introduction to both ballet and tap. The ballet portion focuses on body placement and limb alignment, working away from the ballet barre. The tap portion covers elements of rhythm, musicality, and creative tap. Both dance styles address spatial and body awareness and incorporate props. Class is divided into 30 minutes of ballet, and 25 minutes of tap.
Ballet 1-6 (Ages 7 and up)
Ballet levels 1 through 6 are structured ballet classes that include a warm-up at the barre, followed by center work and movement across the floor. Exercises focus on developing strength, alignment, flexibility, achieving and maintaining turn-out, application of correct body positions, classical ballet vocabulary, and concentration.
- Ballet 1: Dancers increase their retention skills and are introduced to a structured barre warm-up. It is recommended that Students take 1-2 classes per week. Classes are 1 hour.
- Ballet 2: Dancers develop proper muscle memory and retention skills. It is recommended that Students take two classes per week. Classes are 1 hour to 1.25 hours.
- Ballet 3, 4: Students are required to take 2-3 classes per week. Classes are 1.25 to 1.5 hours.
- Ballet 5, 6: Dancers enter a more advanced level of training with the goal of reaching a pre-professional level. Dancers are required to take 4-6 classes per week. Classes are 1.25 -1.5 hours each.
Beginning Pointe (By invitation only, Ballet 3+)
Students are required to take at least 3 ballet classes per week and be invited by their teacher to enroll and participate in Beginning Pointe, a 30-minute class.
Intermediate/Advanced Pointe (Ballet 4+)
Intermediate Students demonstrate strength and control during barre and center work. Students are required to take 4-6 ballet classes per week to participate in Intermediate and/or Advanced Pointe, a 45-minute class.
Modern 1-4 (Ages 7 and up)
Classes integrate various traditional disciplines of modern dance foundations with current contemporary styles. These classes are for dancers who like physical, complicated floor work, level changes, patterns of movement and self-expression. Elements of improvisation and partnering are also introduced. Each level of Modern is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Classes are 1 hour.
Jazz 1-4 (Ages 7 and up) Jazz dance combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with a stylized approach. Jazz covers elements of body isolation, energy, rhythmical accuracy and style. Jazz can take form as traditional Jazz, Street Jazz, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, and Lyrical. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Classes are 1 hour.
Musical Theater (Ballet 2 and up) A 30 minute, high energy class that focuses on Broadway style dancing with elements of acting and singing.
Tap Beginning - 4
Tap 1-4 (Ages 7 and up)
Tap dance combines techniques from African and Irish dance roots. Articulation of feet, musicality, rhythm, and coordination are all elements of this style. Each level of Tap is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Classes are 1 hour.
Hip Hop 1-3
Hip Hop 1-3 (Ages 7 and up)
Hip Hop will introduce the Student to basic vocabulary and style of hip hop movement. Hip Hop is about personal style and expression. This high-energy class can be taught to anyone with a passion to move, so no dance experience is required. Classes are 1 hour.
Partnering (BWR Company Members only)
A 45-minute ballet class focusing on working with a partner for weight transfers and lifts.
Ballet Variations A 30-minute ballet class that teaches dance excerpts from classical and contemporary ballets.
Stretch & Conditioning
Stretch & Conditioning (Ballet 4+)
A 1-hour class focusing on building strength and flexibility through dynamic stretching, core work, and conditioning.
One-hour class geared toward beginning and intermediate adult dancers.
Intro to Yoga
Dancers can use yoga as a tool to improve strength, flexibility, focus, and technique. Yoga can also help prevent injury, increase relaxation, improve balance, and enhance a calming stage presence. Through breath synchronized movement, poses are linked with inhales and exhales with one breath per movement. This is a workshop-style, Classical yoga class to ensure students learn correct alignment, with a strong focus on breath work, sun salutations, and deep stretching postures.
Yoga & Conditioning for Ballet
Dancers can use yoga as a tool to improve strength, flexibility, focus, and technique. Yoga can also help prevent injury, increase relaxation, improve balance, and enhance a calming stage presence. Through breath synchronized movement, poses are linked with inhales and exhales with one breath per movement. This is classical yoga with a strong focus on breath work, sun salutations, and deep stretching postures.
2019-2020 Tuition Schedule
Non-refundable Registration Fees:
$35.00 for new students
$20.00 for current BWR students
$45.00 for current BWR families with more than two enrolled students
Tuition Rates: Per 15-Week Semester
(Monthly installment rates are paid September-April)
30 Minute Class
Semester – $204.00
Monthly Installment Rates – $51.00
45 Minute Class
Semester – $234.00
Monthly Installment Rates – $58.50
1 Hour Class
Semester – $284.00
Monthly Installment Rates – $71.00
Over 1 Hour Class
Semester – $302.00
Monthly Installment Rates – $75.50
Semester – $1,058.00
Monthly Installment Rates – $264.50
Semester – $1,120.00
Monthly Installment Rates – $280.00
10 or more Classes
Semester – $1,180.00
Monthly Installment Rates – $295.00
2nd Child – 5% Discount on each dancers’ Tuition
3rd plus Child – 10% Discount on each dancers’ Tuition
Recommended Number of Classes:
Ballet I & II – 2-3 Classes per Week
Ballet III & IV – 3-4 Classes per Week
Ballet V & VI – 4+ Classes per Week
Beginner Pointe is by Invitation Only, and dancer must take at least 3 Ballet classes per Week
Adult Classes: $15 each
Please download and read our student handbook.
Ballet/Modern Placement Handbook
Please download and read our Ballet/Modern Placement Handbook
218 West Boardman Street
P. O. Box 1684
Youngstown, OH 44501
218 West Boardman Street
P. O. Box 1684
Youngstown, OH 44501