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All About Ballet

Postby vfong1 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 11:38 am

hi,

Kindly advise which ballet school is good (somewhere central) as I'm thinking of sending my 3 year old daughter for ballet. Thanks.

Regards,
Valerie
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Postby morach » Mon Feb 02, 2009 1:15 pm

Hi Valerie,

You can try Kavanagh Dance School at Toa Payoh. Check out their website http://www.kavanaghdance.com.sg/about_us.htm

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Postby MMM » Mon Feb 02, 2009 1:23 pm

My 3 yr odd just started her bebe ballet at crestar in Jan 2009. Enjoying herself.

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Postby vfong1 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 2:38 pm

Thanks. Got any ballet centre near central?

Did your gals become more graceful after learning ballet? I know ballet can help them with better posture.

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Postby morach » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:34 pm

Gracefull .... only when she is dancing :lol:

But her posture is definitely good.

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Postby MMM » Mon Feb 02, 2009 5:08 pm

For our 3 yr old who has attended several sessions, we observed that she likes to bend her legs backwards when she is walking 1/2 way after she started ballet. Is that normal when they first started?

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Postby schellen » Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:40 am

MMM wrote:For our 3 yr old who has attended several sessions, we observed that she likes to bend her legs backwards when she is walking 1/2 way after she started ballet. Is that normal when they first started?


I'm not sure what you mean cos I tried to visualise what you described and I observed my DD walking from behind but I don't think it's weird. She's 7 now and has been taking ballet since she was 3. She does sway her hips naturally when she walks and it's more apparent when she wears short flare skirts.

Back when I was in sec sch, my sch's award-winning CCA was Chinese dance so I always noticed that my schoolmates who were in this CCA would walk a bit different. But I don't think it's the legs, more like how they place their feet, kinda like 1st position feet in ballet.

Even now, if I see a woman wearing flat-soled shoes and walking in this style, I would deduce that she took/is taking ballet lessons. Usually, I'm right. :D

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Postby J2mum » Wed Feb 11, 2009 4:05 pm

I sent my ger to Kaki Bukit CC for Ballet lesson.... The teacher are certified trainer and the fee is only $65 for 10 lessons.

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Postby vfong1 » Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:37 pm

How much are the ballet dresses and shoes? Do they need to go exam every year? How's the ideal age for them to start ballet?

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Postby J2mum » Fri Mar 06, 2009 11:26 am

Vfong1,

$80++ for the attire. Whether to go for the exam will depend on the teacher. She will determine if ur ger is ready for exam.

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