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How to Prepare for Your Virtual Programming Classes

Alberta Ballet School | 25 Aug 2020

The Alberta Ballet School staff, instructors and IT department have been working hard to bring the very best online programming to our students. Alberta Ballet School’s Virtual Open Division Programs consist of two unique elements allowing …

The Best Time of Day to Take a Ballet Class

Alberta Ballet School | 25 Sep 2020

“Time isn’t the main thing. It’s the only thing.” – Miles Davis Alberta Ballet School is proud to offer unparalleled training to dancers of all ages, levels and abilities. Open division classes are available to all …

Tips and Exercises for Improving Your Turnout

Alberta Ballet School | 15 Sep 2020

“Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.” – Malcom Gladwell Turnout is one of the most essential parts of ballet and it takes practice. With …

5 Tips for Improving Your Pirouettes

Alberta Ballet School | 25 Aug 2020

“When you think of quitting, remember why you started!” – John Di Lemme Pirouettes are one of the most common movements in ballet. A pirouette is basically a turn around an axis that you make with …

Alberta Ballet School: Virtual Programming (Part-2)

Alberta Ballet School | 18 Aug 2020

Alberta Ballet School is excited to launch our new 14-week Open Division Virtual Training Program in both Calgary and Edmonton for those who are not comfortable coming back to our in-studio programs at this time. Although …

How Can I Become More Flexible?

Alberta Ballet School | 16 Aug 2020

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible.” -Audrey Hepburn ‘How do I become more flexible?’ is a question often heard by ballet instructors. It is an important question and one that all dancers should …