Ballet is a performance dance originated during the Italian Renaissance in 15th century and developed into a concert dance form in France & Russia. In modern age, Ballet has been developed into different styles such as the Classical, Romantic, Neoclassical, and Contemporary Ballet. In terms of the methods of instruction, there are the French, Vaganova, Cecchetti, Bournonville, CSTD, The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and the George Balanchine method.
It is a graceful and elegant sport that requires a lot of control, body awareness, and self-discipline.
Through Ballet, children and individuals are instilled important life lessons such as perseverance, humility and patience.
In addition, it improves co-ordination, memory, posture, rhythm, development of creativity, poise, responsibility and focus. Precision in movements is also a fundamental requirement of ballet, which is acquired only through years of training. You need to experience it to understand how beautiful and graceful this dance is.
In Asia Gymnastics & Dance Academy, we offer the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Ballet syllabus, and below shows the grading system:
|Grade 1 to 8|
|Advanced 1 & 2|
In summary, ballet helps to: