Continuing and Innovative Education: Continuing & Innovative Education presents Informal Classes
Continuing and Innovative Education presents Informal Classes The University of Texas at Austin
Dance Austin Studio

Ballet Basics for Adults

Enjoy the basics of ballet!  You will be introduced to the fundamental principles of ballet in a relaxed atmosphere. Basic positions of the feet and arms, proper alignment, ballet vocabulary, barre exercises, and center work will be taught.  Students will also learn exercises that build strength, increase flexibility, and provide a foundation that can be applied to all dance styles.

Meet instructor Kari Lehman.


This class is geared towards students with little or absolutely no ballet training.

Participants must be at least 16-years old to participate and must complete the university’s Release and Indemnification Agreement to be considered enrolled in the course.  Click here to download the Release for minors.  All other participants download the standard release here.

Please wear comfortable dance/workout attire.  Ballet shoes preferred.

Class #: IC15804