Introductory level Hip Hop dance workshop for ages 7-12
This 6-week hip hop workshop introduces the popular urban hip hop style of dance in a fun and kid-friendly way.
Learn basic hip hop dance moves featured in today’s popular music videos, including footwork, freezes, and more. Super awesome and fun instructor!
Hip Hop is such a great way to challenge a child's coordination, strength, rhythm, agility, and endurance.
Open to ages 7-12 with no or little hip hop experience.
Welcoming and friendly and lots of fun!
What to wear: Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers.
Instructor: Jared Hale
Date & Time: Thursdays, October 11-November 15: 6:00pm-7:00pm (6 weeks)
Kids Modern Dance nurtures a creative spirit and encourages children to learn movement from the inside out.
This workshop offers children an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of modern dance introducing the basic principles with an emphasis on alignment, strength, flexibility and coordination.
This class meets ONE TIME per week during the scheduled session.
What to wear: Wear comfortable clothing ballet shoes, socks, or bare feet.
Instructor: Mia Moi
Date & Time Options: Saturdays, September 15-October 20: 12:30pm-1:30pm (6 weeks)
This 4-week Beginning Ballet workshop is for ages 11–15 who have had little or no ballet training.
The workshop introduces basic ballet principles and teaches ballet from the beginning, focusing on the fundamental positions, correct technique and body alignment, and ballet vocabulary.
Ballet is the foundation of all dance styles and this workshop is a great place to start.
Need ballet training/hours for dance/drill team? This is a great place to do it. Join us this summer at Ballet Austin.
Date & Time Options: TBD
This is NOT a workshop. Pilates, however is a great summer workout for ages 11-16.
To get started with Pilates we recommend any of our new client offers. Learn more about the machines and the Pilates method through on-on-one instruction. Start any time and schedule when it works for you. Find out more about how to get started at Ballet Austin's Pilates Center here.
A great workout class for dancers and non-dancers alike, Pilates reformer classes are offered to specifically target posture, alignment, core strength, coordination, balance and flexibility. Pilates on a regular basis will promote balanced muscle development. Come when you can but the more you come the better!
Pilates helps pre-teens and teens gain awareness of their body, improve their movement function and strengthen and tone muscles.
For those with previous Pilates reformer experience please call 512-501-8704.
Parking Guidance: Check out these convenient parking options near Ballet Austin!
FREE PARKING - Available at two (2) locations
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: Entrance 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 validated parking ticket. (Only covers times parked between 8am and 5pm)
Bring your Austin City Hall garage ticket with you for validation at the front desk of the Butler Dance Education Center.
NOTE: Austin City Council meetings on Thursday may affect available parking in this garage.
$3 DOLLAR PARKING - Available at two (2) locations
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 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.
500 W. 2nd Street Building | Garage entrance located on San Antonio between 2nd Street & 3rd Street | 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.
Meters also reside around the building (allow for three hours of parking at the rate of $1 per hour via credit/debit cards or coins). Click on the additional parking options available below.
NOTE: Special events and festivals held in downtown Austin may periodically affect parking rates in the garages near Ballet Austin, while access to metered parking may be affected by ongoing construction projects near the Butler Dance Education Center.