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BALLET (age 5+)

(Ages 5+) Ballet is the foundation for all other dance forms as it develops posture, alignment, coordination, balance, strength and musicality. At Elements Dance Co. classes are based on the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus, an international curriculum and examining body taught worldwide.

ATTIRE:

Pre Primary: Motionwear Short Sleeve Leotard and skirt in violet OR Mondor equivalent
Sansha T99 tights (pink)
Sansha Star leather full solo ballet shoes (pink) OR Bloch equivalent

Primary: Motionwear Short Sleeve Leotard and skirt in violet OR Mondor equivalent
Sansha T99 tights (pink)
Sansha Star leather full solo ballet shoes (pink) OR Bloch equivalent

Grade 1 and 2: Motionwear bodysuit #2565 (navy)
Sansha T99 tights (pink)
Sansha Star leather full solo ballet shoes (pink) OR Bloch equivalent
Character shoes (3/4″ heel), Character skirt with ribbons*
*the studio will be putting in an order in a group order in September for character skirts- or you can purchase your own ahead of time

Grade 3: Motionwear bodysuit #2565 (maroon)
Sansha T99 tights (pink)
, Sansha Star leather full solo ballet shoes (pink) OR Bloch equivalent
Character shoes (1 1/2″ heel)-if you have 3/4″ from previous year that is acceptable, Character skirt with ribbons*
*the studio will be putting in an order in a group order in September for character skirts- or you can purchase your own ahead of time

Grade 4: Motionwear bodysuit #01635 (maroon), Mondor 310 or 314 tights (soft pink), Bloch 205 or Capezio 200 leather full sole ballet shoes (pink), Character skirt with ribbons (character shoes not needed)

Grade 5: Mondor bodysuit # 03523 (black)
Sansha T99 tights (pink)
, Sansha Star leather full solo ballet shoes (pink) OR Bloch equivalent
Character shoes (1 1/2″ heel), Character skirt with ribbons*
*the studio will be putting in an order in a group order in September for character skirts- or you can purchase your own ahead of time

Intermediate foundation ballet: Mondor bodysuit # 03523 (black)
Sansha T99 tights (pink)
Sansha stretch onecanvas ballet shoes

Grade 8: Any style/color bodysuit in class, Mondor bodysuit # 03523 (aubergine) for exam
Sansha T99 tights (pink)
, Sansha stretch one canvas ballet shoes
Character shoes (1 1/2″ heel), Character skirt with ribbons*
*the studio will be putting in an order in a group order in September for character skirts- or you can purchase your own ahead of time

Boys: Black shorts, white t-shirt, Bloch 205 or Capezio 200 leather full sole ballet shoes (black).

*straps from sports bras may not be visible in class as this distracts our instructors from being able to see the alignment of the shoulders and upper body. We recommend- https://shop.lululemon.com/p/girls-sports-bras/Everyday-Flow-Bra/_/prod8840550?color=20026

**all dancers requiring a character skirt and shoes (Ballet 1 and up) may purchase these ahead of time from Attitude Dancewear or Calgary dance wear stores. The studio will provide the opportunity to order your skirt through our studio seamstress in September. You will be emailed once we are taking orders.