Members can take advantage of over 50 classes per week available in our two exercise studios, offering classes such as: Yoga, Pilates, Group Cycle, Boxercize, Step, Zumba, Bootcamps and Circuits. These classes cater for a variety of different abilities and tastes.
See below for the studio timetable for October (v1)
Please also see posters and notices at reception for last minute change
Junior studio classes provide a great opportunity for our younger members to be introduced to the studio environment. We offer a range of classes throughout the year, which have included junior boxercise, junior yoga and junior pilates.
Please enquire at reception for further details.
Our children’s ballet classes run on Thursday and Friday afternoons and are taught by Rebecca Fearn, a Royal Academy of Dance registered teacher. Rebecca runs a number of classes catering for children aged 2 to 11 years.
Our youngest members start their ballet learning using creative adventures to discover ballet techniques and movement, leading up to our oldest participants developing their poise, posture, coordination and rhythm.
Sessions take place in Studio 1 in the Sports Complex.
For further details or to book, please contact reception.
Pre-School Ballet (2½ – 4yrs)
This class is suitable for those still in nursery/pre-school, providing a fantastic introduction to ballet through magical adventures and stories
Reception Ballet (4 – 5yrs)
This class is suitable for those in reception/first year at school. We continue to develop our physical ballet and social skills through the medium of adventure and story.
Pre-Primary Ballet (5 – 6yrs)
This class is suitable for Year 1 children. Children will begin to work towards set ballet exercises and dances within the pre-primary ballet syllabus. There is the option for pupils to also work towards a class award and if they wish to participate in this award, the child will demonstrate their ballet skills in front a Royal Academy of Dance examiner (please note that this is not compulsory).
Primary Ballet (6 – 7yrs)
This class is suitable for Year 2 children and allows them to progress their ballet technique with imaginative ballet exercises and dances within the primary ballet syllabus. The pupils can start choreographing and initiating their own exercise ideas, with the teacher’s guidance.
Grade 1 Ballet (7 – 8yrs)
Grade 1 ballet sees the continued development of technique as well as additional dance options. There is also the introduction of character dance which draws on different national styles as seen in major ballet productions such as Swan Lake.
Grade 2 Ballet (8 – 9yrs)
Grade 2 ballet introduces the pupils to using the ballet barre for the first time to support them as they learn more advanced ballet steps. Pupils will learn further styles of dance as they continue to develop choreography skills.
Grade 3 Ballet (10yrs +)
Grade 3 ballet uses more advanced techniques and also more opportunity for choreography. New – learning the Ukrainian national dance in the “character section” of the class.