Ballet Austin's Butler Center for Dance & Fitness (made possible by the generosity of Sarah and Ernest Butler) is passionate about helping you to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle. Our high quality classes appeal to the diversity of our community. We offer classes that are current and cutting edge for the beginner to the more advanced participant, and strive to provide a meaningful, enjoyable, and memorable experience every time. Come meet our awesome instructors!
More than 70 Drop-in Dance & Fitness classes weekly, including Ballet for adults at several levels, Hip Hop, Contemporaryy dance, tap, Cardio Hip Hop, Bollywood Fitness, and other dance fitness classes, POUND – Rockout. Workout®, and many fitness and conditioning classes.
No monthly membership fees—start any time and come when you can
Pay as you go or purchase a package for a lower per-class rate
Classes 7 days a week - Open to adults and teens ages 15 and older (during summer months we welcome ages 13 and older)
Classes offered at all skill levels
Dance & Fitness Workshops—a variety of enrollment-based workshops 1-6 weeks in length that allow you to start at the absolute beginning. Workshops include our ever popular Absolute Beginning Ballet for Adults, Beginning Hip Hop, Modern, Tap, Pilates reformer, Babywearing for new moms, Active Aging, Videodance and more
Classes and workshops specifically designed for healthy aging
Annual FREE Events - Come Dance, Get Fit, and Rhythm on Stage!
International Dance Day - Celebrate Diversity through Dance!
National Pilates Day - Pilates Open House
FREE Workplace Wellness Presentations & Workshops at your location
BALLET AUSTIN SURFACE LOT: Entrances located via alley coming northbound and southbound on San Antonio between 2nd and 3rd Streets or southbound on Nueces between 2nd & 3rd Streets | Available 24 hours, daily | 23 spaces available for FREE on first-come, first served basis.
CITY HALL: Enter the City Hall Parking garage located on Guadalupe between W. Cesar Chavez and 2nd Streets | Available every day, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Cost = First 2 hours FREE with a validated parking ticket. (Parking after 5 p.m. is not covered with validation; visitors will be charged normal rates if their vehicles remain in the City Hall garage past 5 p.m.)
SILICON LABS: You can purchase $3 parking vouchers for the Silicon Labs parking garages (Building 400 and Building 200) at Ballet Austin's reception desk, and both garages are offering discounted parking weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT. Silicon Labs' parking vouchers do not expire.
Silicon Labs 400 Building | Garage entrance located on San Antonio between W. Cesar Chavez & 2nd Streets | Available weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT | Cost = $3 | Buy parking vouchers in advance at Ballet Austin.
Silicon Labs 200 Building* | Garage entrance located on Colorado between W. Cesar Chavez & 2nd Streets | Available weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT | Cost = $3 | Buy parking vouchers in advance at Ballet Austin.
*Back-up garage if Silicon Labs 400 garage is full.
500 W. 2ND STREET (Google Building): You can park in the NEW garage at 500 W. 2nd Street and then purchase $3 parking vouchers at Ballet Austin's reception desk to cover your charges. Parking in this location is available to Ballet Austin customers weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT and all day on weekends. Each $3 voucher is good for TWO (2) HOURS in the 500 W. 2nd Street garage. If you will be at Ballet Austin longer than two (2) hours consider parking at City Hall or Silicon Labs.
500 W. 2nd Street Building | Garage entrance located on San Antonio between 2nd and 3rd Streets | Available weekdays after 4:30 p.m. CT and all day weekends | Cost = $3 | Buy parking vouchers in advance or after parking at Ballet Austin.
Bike racks are located directly outside the building at the corners of 3rd & San Antonio Streets and 3rd & Nueces Streets.
Various Capital Metro bus routes stop conveniently around Ballet Austin. The nearest stop is located at 2nd & San Antonio Streets.
Available in Ballet Austin's east parking lot; requires a proper permit. Violators will be ticketed at the owner's expense.
Ongoing building and road construction projects around Ballet Austin's studios may cause temporary changes in traffic patterns, along with changes in access to Ballet Austin's east and west parking areas. Please note directional traffic signs for the best way to access our on-site parking spaces and drop off or pick up Ballet Austin Academy students as well as Pilates Center and Butler Center for Dance & Fitness clients during the completion of these projects.
NOTE: Special events and festivals held in downtown Austin may periodically affect parking rates in the garages near Ballet Austin.