Friday, May 20, 2016

Top 7 Benefits of Ballet Lessons for Adults


Here are a few benefits of Ballet Lessons for Adults:-

1) Ballet is not just for the athletic, the artistic, or the young. Homemakers, physicists, philanthropists, lawyers, secretaries- ballet is more popular than ever among people of all métier, all ages.

2) Ballet offers both a break from daily life and a challenge with its own distinct mental and physical rewards.

3) In class you become a part of the grace and beauty you see onstage, and it becomes part of you.

4) Ballet also provides a great workout, with lasting benefits of toning, lengthening, and stretching. Every inch of your muscle will be actively engaged in movements. We will teach you feel the muscle you never thought you can control! You will end up shedding a few pounds and have a well-toned up body.

5) Another benefit is you will find ballet does wonders to your posture!

6) Ballet, actually make you smarter and prevent Alzheimer! In ballet, we listen and move along with music, you will use a lot of ‘brain power’ to remember the steps, keep up with the music timing, and coordinate the different body parts. For example, we exercise the left brain for getting the logic of the steps combinations; Right brain for interpreting the music and expressing our body in an artistic manner; The upper rear portion of the brain for interpreting spatial relationship; and the lower part of the brain for memorizing the steps.

7) No dress code in adult class. Wear a T-shirt/wrap sweater and sweatpants/a skirt in which you can move freely. As you progress, you may find yourself gaining confidence and shedding pounds- and a layer or two of clothing along with them.


Staphanie Mun Chen 
Founder & Creator of AT THE BARRE
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  1. I'm 15 and I don't really know how to dance, but I really wish I could do ballet sessions.. Could I still have a chance to be a good ballerina someday? ;)

    -Ludovica Abela , Palermo, Italy.

  2. Hi Ludovica,

    yes! Never too late! To me, you can start at any age, taking up ballet for enjoyment and for workout. Along the way, you will cultivate the poise and elegance. Dance to make yourself happy.

    However, if u are talking about becoming a professional ballerina, you need to start really young. Train hard for years, to perfect the art of ballet, to get accepted into a dance company.

    Love, Staph=)

  3. Ludovica AbelaFriday, June 03, 2011

    OMG! That's really a relief to hear :D . Thanks Steph and yes, I really want to be good in ballet. I am really upset and I'm starting to wonder why my parents didn't sent me to a ballet school when I was young when all other kids do but since you said we can start at any age, then, you just happen to made my day :)

    kisses back and Thanks a lot :)

    Ludovica xxx

  4. Go for it, Ludovica. Do write to me about your classes.=) Looking forward to hear about your classes!