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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:

Sessional Beginner Ballet: Any style/color leotard
Sansha T99 tights (pink) or equivalent
Sansha Star leather full solo ballet shoes (pink) OR equivalent

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. If you wish to be part of the group order, please bring your dancer for measuring Wednesday Sept 16 5:45-7:45pm or Saturday Sept 19 12:45-2:15pm.

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. If you wish to be part of the group order, please bring your dancer for measuring Wednesday Sept 16 5:45-7:45pm or Saturday Sept 19 12:45-2:15pm.

Grade 4: Motionwear bodysuit #2565 (maroon)
Sansha T99 tights (pink)
Sansha Star leather full solo ballet shoes (pink) OR Bloch equivalent
Character skirt with ribbons (character shoes not needed for Grade 4). *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. If you wish to be part of the group order, please bring your dancer for measuring Wednesday Sept 16 5:45-7:45pm or Saturday Sept 19 12:45-2:15pm.

Grade 5: Mondor bodysuit # 03523 (black) or Motionwear 3643 (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. If you wish to be part of the group order, please bring your dancer for measuring Wednesday Sept 16 5:45-7:45pm or Saturday Sept 19 12:45-2:15pm.

Intermediate foundation ballet: Mondor bodysuit # 03523 (black) or Motionwear 3643 (black)
Sansha T99 tights (pink)
Canvas ballet shoes- So Danca “Bliss” recommended
Pointe shoes will be required once dancers have passed their pointe assessment- more info to come in the fall.

Intermediate/ Advanced ballet:  Any style black bodysuit in class, Mondor bodysuit # 03523 (black) for exam
Sansha T99 tights (pink)
  Canvas ballet shoes- So Danca “Bliss” recommended
Pointe shoes
Soft block pointe shoes

Junior and Teen Open Ballet: Any style bodysuit (black)
Sansha T99 tights (pink)
Sansha Star leather full solo ballet shoes (pink) OR Bloch equivalent

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

*straps from sports bras should 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 a dance wear store. The studio will provide the opportunity to order your skirt through our studio  in September. You will be emailed once we are taking orders.