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Adult Beginner Pointe Workshop Series – Starts Nov 1st

We are excited to announce an Adult Beginner Pointe Workshop Series this Fall!

Mondays, November 1 through December 13, 2021.

7:15-8:45pm: Beginner Plus Ballet* with Irene
9:00-10:00pm: Beginner Pointe Workshop with Irene

*Note: It is expected that dancers take Beginner Plus Ballet before Pointe. It is not safe to take Pointe as a “stand-alone” class, you must be fully warmed-up.
Beginner Pointe Workshop Fee: $130+HST

**Note: The jump-in Beginner Plus Ballet class fee is not included in the cost of the Pointe Workshop, dancers should register for these classes separately.


To Register:

Call: 416-406-3262

Email: info@joyofdance.ca

Or sign up online:


This 7 week Beginner Pointe workshop focuses on correct alignment and posture to enable safe beautiful pointe work. We begin each class in bare feet, spending 15 minutes on strengthening exercises for the toes, feet and calves. We then put on our pointe shoes for simple barre exercises and slowly work up your skills until you are ready to dance very simple enchainements in the center.

At least 3 years of (recent) ballet training.
Currently taking ballet classes regularly at a Beginner Plus to Elementary level.
Find level descriptions here:

If you have questions about your readiness, please email Ballet Program Director, Emily Tench, at emilyjtench@gmail.ca


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