OUR PROGRAMS

SoCal Arts is more than just a ballet school, we offer a modern approach to learning the art of dance through mentorship and personal development.

Ages 2-3

Our Mommy and Me ballet classes are a wonderful way for moms and their little ones to bond over the beauty of dance. In these classes, children as young as 24 months can join in the fun, learning basic dance movements alongside their moms. The class begins with a warm-up session, followed by exercises that help build coordination, balance, and flexibility. Our instructors provide an atmosphere that is relaxed and playful, with plenty of room for creative expression and exploration. Besides the physical benefits, our Mommy and Me ballet classes provide an opportunity for moms and their children to socialize, make new friends, and create lasting memories together.

Ages 3-5

Our pre-ballet program is designed to introduce the enchanting world of dance to dancers between the ages of 3 and 4 years old. Through age-appropriate exercises, we instill basic ballet techniques while promoting physical coordination, balance, and flexibility. In this program, we nurture their love for movement and provide a safe environment for their blossoming creativity. Guided by experienced instructors, these young dancers embark on a journey of self-expression, grace, and discipline. This program serves as a steppingstone, providing our youngest dancers with a strong foundation and a lifelong passion for the art of ballet.

Ages 4-8

Our Jazz Tots class is a vibrant and energetic jazz dance class designed specifically for young dancers ages 4-7 years old. This class provides a perfect balance between structured learning and creative expression. In addition to learning technical skills, the young dancers are encouraged to explore their individuality and express themselves through movement. They engage in activities that encourage improvisation, freestyle dancing, and collaborative group routines. These exercises help foster their confidence, musicality, and ability to work as a team.

Ages 6+

Our boys ballet classes offer a great opportunity for young boys to learn and experience the art of ballet. The classes focus on building strength, flexibility, and technique, which are essential skills for any dancer. In addition, the boys are often taught more masculine movements and roles, which allows them to showcase their strength and athleticism. Boys who take ballet classes can benefit from improved posture, coordination, and self-discipline. In fact, many male dancers are highly sought after in professional ballet companies. Overall, our boys ballet classes are a great way for them to develop their dance skills and cultivate a lifelong appreciation for the art of ballet.

Ages 7+

Our contemporary dance classes are designed for our young dancers and pre-professional program offering a transformative experience that pushes the boundaries of classical technique and nurtures artistic expression. Designed specifically for ballet dancers seeking to expand their repertoire and explore new movement possibilities, these classes combine the precision and discipline of ballet with the freedom and innovation of contemporary style dance.

Ages 7+

Our Pilates classes are designed exclusively for ballerinas. The dancers are immersed in a unique class that combines the principles of Pilates with the specific needs and requirements of ballet technique. The classes are led by industry professionals certified in Pilates.

It equips dancers with the tools to enhance their ballet technique, prevent injuries, and build a strong foundation for their artistic expression. With each class, ballerinas embark on a journey of self-discovery, strength, and grace, elevating their dance practice to new heights.

Ages 7-11

Our young-dancers program is designed exclusively for aspiring dancers between the ages of 7 and 11 years old. In this program, dancers will embark on a comprehensive curriculum tailored to their age and abilities. Each class incorporates fundamental ballet techniques, including posture, alignment, coordination, stretching, and musicality. Through engaging exercises and age-appropriate choreography, our young dancers will refine their technique, explore the artistry of movement, and enhance their physical strength and flexibility. Performance opportunities are an integral part of our program, as they allow young dancers to showcase their skills and gain confidence on stage. Whether it’s an informal in-studio presentation or our annual Holiday show, our dancers will have the chance to share their accomplishments with family and friends, fostering a sense of accomplishment and pride. Above all, our young-dancers program aims to instill a lifelong love for dance while nurturing discipline, teamwork, and dedication. By providing a supportive environment, we empower our students to reach their full potential and embark on a rewarding artistic journey that will stay with them for years to come.

Ages 11+

Our pre-professional ballet program is an exceptional training opportunity designed for aspiring dancers between the ages of 12 and 18 years. This rigorous and comprehensive program is meticulously crafted to nurture the talents of dedicated ballet students and provide them with the skills necessary for a successful career in dance. Led by esteemed ballet instructors with extensive professional experience, the program offers a structured curriculum that encompasses classical ballet techniques, pointe work, variations, pas de deux, contemporary dance, and supplementary courses such as conditioning and injury prevention.

Through a carefully balanced blend of daily classes, rehearsals, and performances, the program cultivates a deep understanding of ballet as an art form and helps students develop a strong technical foundation. Emphasis is placed on proper alignment, flexibility, strength, musicality, artistry, and the refinement of movement quality. The Pre-Professional ballet program provides ample opportunities for students to showcase their skills and artistry. Regular in-studio showcases, as well as performances in local theaters and community events, allow students to gain valuable stage experience and build their confidence as performers. Dancers also have the chance to participate in competitions, workshops, and masterclasses with renowned guest artists and choreographers, further expanding their artistic horizons.

The program fosters a supportive and nurturing environment where students are encouraged to set and pursue ambitious goals. Individualized attention and constructive feedback from instructors help students identify areas for improvement and work towards achieving their full potential. The camaraderie among students creates a vibrant community where mutual respect, teamwork, and a passion for ballet flourish.

Upon completion of the Pre-Professional ballet program, students emerge as versatile, technically proficient, and artistically expressive dancers, prepared to embark on professional dance careers or continue their education in prestigious dance institutions. This comprehensive training experience equips young dancers with the tools they need to thrive in the competitive world of dance, while fostering a lifelong love for the art form.

Our private lessons offer a unique opportunity for focused and individualized training. Whether you’re a beginner seeking a solid foundation or an experienced dancer aiming to refine your technique, private lessons can provide the personalized attention and guidance necessary to achieve your dance goals. In each lesson you can expect tailored instruction that addresses your specific strengths, weaknesses, and aspirations. These one-on-one sessions allow for a deep dive into the intricacies of ballet technique, musicality, artistry, and performance quality. Private lessons also allow for a flexible schedule, enabling you to progress alongside your regularly scheduled weekly classes and focus on areas that require extra attention. Whether you aspire to join a professional ballet company or simply want to deepen your love for dance, private lessons can be a transformative experience, helping you develop your skills, confidence, and artistry as a dancer.

IN-STEP MENTORSHIP® PROGRAM

This program is designed to guide our students through each level on the way to becoming professional dancers.

Through our rigorous curriculum the students will build the confidence to achieve a better understanding of their own artistic strengths and weaknesses. SoCal Arts provides a safe environment where students and parents can have an open communication with their coaches, teachers, and directors.

Our well-rounded Mentorship Program is a unique and innovative way to work within the craft, to ensure our dancers are fully equipped for the life after training.

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Our mission is to inspire and nurture a passion for dance in children of all ages. 

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