BALLET ABILITIES CLASS

The class is open to children, ages six to 12, with different special needs, such as Cerebral Palsy, Autism, and Down Syndrome.

Will take only 8 students per class

45-minute classes

 

Does your special needs child love to dance?   Crown Pointe Dance Studio will be providing a Ballet Class with options specifically tailored for students ages 6 years to 12 years with Down Syndrome, Autism and Cerebral Palsy called Ballet Abilities. This class will allow the students to improve motor skills, express emotions, gain muscle control, build confidence, have fun and make new friends.  Ballet can also be a unique and effective way to reach students with special needs because it is nonverbal. Through simple patterns, sequencing, and repetition, students will learn the basics of movement, and rhythm.

Parents can feel safe leaving their children in an environment where they are guided by teachers who care. Parents are also welcome to stay and watch on the TV in the waiting area.

Skills Development. In class students develop skills they can use every day including:

  • Motor skills, coordination, and balance
  • Participation and sociability
  • Ability to focus and follow directions
  • Pride in their skills
  • Confidence, self-esteem, and independence
  • Ability to interact with others
  • Sense of direction and combinations of movement
  • Verbalization
  • Having fun