Name
Days
Location
Spurs Halftime Show
Thursday
12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Castle Hills
Spurs Halftime Show
Thursday
12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Castle Hills

Buckner Fanning Dance Class 2023-2024 School Year

Name
Days
Location
Primary Ballet
Monday
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Buckner Fanning
Hip Hop
Move to upbeat sounds and learn body isolations in this fun and engaging hip hop and break-dancing class! Dancers will perform in an End of Year Demonstration for parents and family members!
Wednesday
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Buckner Fanning

International School of San Antonio 2023-24 School Year

Name
Days
Location
Primary Ballet
Students enrolled in Primary level ballet class will learn basic ballet vocabulary. Exercises will be created to help develop muscles, improve memorization and a focus on discipline will all be reinforced throughout the class. Each dancer will have the opportunity to perform in December 2023 and May 2024.
Wednesday
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
International School of San Antonio

Spring 2024

Name
Days
Location
End Of Year Demonstration

6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Castle Hills
Pre-Professional Ballet Division Stretch / IV/V
The Pre-professional training division is a program designed to assist the serious dancer with the necessary tools to achieve a professional career in ballet and the performing arts. Students will train a minimum of four to six days a week in ballet, pointe, stretch and contemporary. Select dancers will be invited to compete in regional competitions. Enrollment is by invitation only. For more information, please contact the front office at 210.802.7931.
Ballet classes are taught following the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum. Dancers will need to maintain the amount of dance classes associated with their level placement in ballet, stretch, and contemporary to remain in the program and to receive appropriate physical education credit.
Monday
3:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Pre Professional Division & III/IV/V Ballet
The Pre-professional training division is a program designed to assist the serious dancer with the necessary tools to achieve a professional career in ballet and the performing arts. Students will train a minimum of four to six days a week in ballet, pointe, stretch and contemporary. Select dancers will be invited to compete in regional competitions. Enrollment is by invitation only. For more information, please contact the front office at 210.802.7931.
Stretching exercises will focus on flexibility, mobility and injury prevention. Class goals are increased muscle control, range of motion and overall elongation of the different muscle groups.
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Level I
Class Time: One hour, 2 times a week PLUS 0.5 hour Stretch & Strength (Total minimum 2.5 hours/week)

Prerequisite: This class focuses on technical performance and creativity. Both of these elements are emphasized through age appropriate exercises and reinforcement techniques. The difficulty level increases in this class as simple head and arm movements are incorporated in to the exercises. The barre exercises increase to develop and strengthen concentration levels. Additional steps are introduced that demand emphasis on technique, such as improvement on using body weight changes, placement, and equilibrium. At this level, barre work is executed using both hands. Center and allegro exercises increase, reinforcing the work done at the barre.

**Evaluations are required for placement in Level I and higher**
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio II
Castle Hills
Pointe I
Students taking this class must also be enrolled in the Level III class preceding it.
Teachers evaluate each student individually to go en pointe. If your dancer meets some of the basic requirements and wants to be evaluated for pointe, they must attend the Pre-Pointe class during our school year AND summer session.
Pointe is an extra class and does not count as a ballet technique class. During our school year session, students must come to ballet class 3x a week (required classes must be taken at SABS) and their pointe class would be in addition to that.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Stretch
Stretching exercises will focus on flexibility, mobility and injury prevention. Class goals are increased muscle control, range of motion and overall elongation of the different muscle groups.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio II
Castle Hills
Contemporary I
Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet.
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio III
Castle Hills
Teen Adult Advanced Ballet
Monday
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Variations I
Students taking this class must be in the Level III and Pointe I classes preceding it. Dancers will learn variations from classical ballets like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty. Paquita and more. This class is a pre-requisite for those students who have a goal of competing a variation in the future. Suggested age is 10, dancers under the age wanting to study the class must contact the Director for approval.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio II
Castle Hills
Contemporary II
Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Students placed in this level must be evaluated by an instructor prior to enrolling.
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio III
Castle Hills
Pre-professional Ballet Division
The Pre-professional training division is a program designed to assist the serious dancer with the necessary tools to achieve a professional career in ballet and the performing arts. Students will train a minimum of four to six days a week in ballet, pointe, stretch and contemporary. Select dancers will be invited to compete in regional competitions. Enrollment is by invitation only. For more information, please contact the front office at 210.802.7931.
Ballet classes are taught following the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum. Dancers will need to maintain the amount of dance classes associated with their level placement in ballet, stretch, and contemporary to remain in the program and to receive appropriate physical education credit.
Tuesday
3:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Level II
Class Time: 1.25 hours, 2-3 times a week PLUS 0.5 hour Stretch & Strength AND 0.5 hour Pre-Pointe (Total minimum 3.5-4.75 hours/week)

Prerequisite: The student must have knowledge of the fundamental ballet skills such as body placement and posture, use of body weight, basic foot positions, and simple arm and head movements and positions.

Main Objective: The technical skills used at the barre, center and allegro increase in difficulty through execution, combination, length, and coordination. Students will continue strengthening the technical aspects of ballet, and will work on improvisation exercises, inspiring creativity and expression.

**Evaluations are required for placement in Level I and higher**

Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio II
Castle Hills
Pre-professional Division Pointe & Variations
Students taking this class must be enrolled and actively taking the pre-professional ballet classes preceding it. Dancers will learn variations from classical ballets like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty. Paquita and more. This class is a pre-requisite for those students who have a goal of competing a variation in the future. Suggested age is 10, dancers under the age wanting to study the class must contact the Director for approval.
Dancers must maintain the required number of classes associated with their level placement to remain in the class and receive Physical Education credit
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Pre-Pointe
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio II
Castle Hills
Tap Advanced
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio III
Castle Hills
Level Stretch II
Level II Stretch is a requirement for all dancers in the pre-professional program, Level I and higher. A focus on flexibility, strength training and muscle development will prepare dancers for more advanced movements and helps prevent injuries.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio II
Castle Hills
Level III/IV/V w/ Pointe
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Tap Intermediate
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio III
Castle Hills
Pre-professional Ballet Division
The Pre-professional training division is a program designed to assist the serious dancer with the necessary tools to achieve a professional career in ballet and the performing arts. Students will train a minimum of four to six days a week in ballet, pointe, stretch and contemporary. Select dancers will be invited to compete in regional competitions. Enrollment is by invitation only. For more information, please contact the front office at 210.802.7931.
Ballet classes are taught following the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum.
Wednesday
3:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Baby Ballet
Class Time: 30 minutes, 1 time per week

Main Objective: Baby Ballet class helps initiate young children into classical ballet discipline using carefully selected short, simple exercises, customized to their maturity level. The exercises practiced in this class are based on playful exercises, dances and games that help develop the child’s strength and coordination skills.

REGISTER
Wednesday
4:15 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio III
Castle Hills
Pre-Primary Ballet
This level builds on the skills learned in Baby Ballet. Fundamentals, such as body placement, first, second and third positions, and simple ballet steps are covered, while working with both hands on the barre and on center. Allegro work includes simple jumps and combinations, which help strengthen the student in a safe manner. Coordination and creativity are reinforced through dance games appropriate to this age group.
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio III
Castle Hills
Level I
Class Time: One hour, 2 times a week PLUS 0.5 hour Stretch & Strength (Total minimum 2.5 hours/week)

Prerequisite: This class focuses on technical performance and creativity. Both of these elements are emphasized through age appropriate exercises and reinforcement techniques. The difficulty level increases in this class as simple head and arm movements are incorporated in to the exercises. The barre exercises increase to develop and strengthen concentration levels. Additional steps are introduced that demand emphasis on technique, such as improvement on using body weight changes, placement, and equilibrium. At this level, barre work is executed using both hands. Center and allegro exercises increase, reinforcing the work done at the barre.

**Evaluations are required for placement in Level I and higher**
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio II
Castle Hills
Contemporary Pre Pro IV/V
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Level I Stretch
Stretching exercises will focus on flexibility, mobility and injury prevention. Class goals are increased muscle control, range of motion and overall elongation of the different muscle groups.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio II
Castle Hills
Acro Stretch III/IV/V
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Jazz I
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio III
Castle Hills
Leaps and Turns III/IV/V
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Teen Adult Int/Adv Ballet
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio III
Castle Hills
Pre-professional Ballet Division
The Pre-professional training division is a program designed to assist the serious dancer with the necessary tools to achieve a professional career in ballet and the performing arts. Students will train a minimum of four to six days a week in ballet, pointe, stretch and contemporary. Select dancers will be invited to compete in regional competitions. Enrollment is by invitation only. For more information, please contact the front office at 210.802.7931.
Ballet classes are taught following the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum.
Thursday
3:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Level III/IV/V
Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio II
Castle Hills
Pre-professional Division Pointe & Variations
Students taking this class must be enrolled and actively taking the pre-professional ballet classes preceding it. Dancers will learn variations from classical ballets like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty. Paquita and more. This class is a pre-requisite for those students who have a goal of competing a variation in the future. Suggested age is 10, dancers under the age wanting to study the class must contact the Director for approval.
Dancers must maintain the required number of classes associated with their level placement to remain in the class and receive Physical Education credit
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Primary
Class Time: 1 hour, 1 time per week

Main Objective: All vocabulary from previous levels to be incorporated into this class. Fundamentals, such as body placement, first, second and third positions, and simple ballet steps are covered, while working with both hands on the barre and on center. Allegro work includes simple jumps and combinations, which help strengthen the student in a safe manner. Coordination and creativity are reinforced through dance games appropriate to this age group.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio III
Castle Hills
Level II
Class Time: 1.5 hours, 2-3 times a week PLUS 0.5 hour Stretch & Strength AND 0.5 hour Pre-Pointe (Total minimum 3.5-4.75 hours/week)

Prerequisite: The student must have knowledge of the fundamental ballet skills such as body placement and posture, use of body weight, basic foot positions, and simple arm and head movements and positions.

Main Objective: The technical skills used at the barre, center and allegro increase in difficulty through execution, combination, length, and coordination. Students will continue strengthening the technical aspects of ballet, and will work on improvisation exercises, inspiring creativity and expression.

**Evaluations are required for placement in Level I and higher**

Thursday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio III
Castle Hills
Pointe I & II
Prerequisite: Student must possess skills required for Level I, II and III
The Pointe Class is mandatory for this level and must be taken simultaneously with Ballet.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Jazz II
Thursday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Stretch Level II
Thursday
8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio III
Castle Hills
Boys Ballet
Friday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio II
Castle Hills
Hip Hop I
Friday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio III
Castle Hills
Lyrical Jazz
Lyrical jazz is a fusion of classical dance, acrobatic movement, jazz and emotional dancing. This class will focus on fast paced movements to upbeat music, lyrical movements to express emotion, flexibility, extension, and turns while telling a story through movement.
Friday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Hip Hop II
Friday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Adult Ballet
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Baby Ballet
Baby Ballet class helps initiate young children into classical ballet discipline using carefully selected short, simple exercises, customized to their maturity level. The exercises practiced in this class are based on playful exercises, dances and games that help develop the child’s strength and coordination skills.

Saturday
9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Studio II
Castle Hills
Acro Intro
Introducing your child to acrobatics at an early age will not only prepare them to excel in many other sports, as well as acrobatics, but it also encourages the importance of flexibility and maintaining a healthy body into their adult years. What makes acrobatics unique, is that it is not only athletic, but it is also performance based.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Studio III
Castle Hills
Pre-Primary Ballet
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Studio II
Castle Hills
Baby & Me
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Primary Ballet
Saturday
10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
Studio II
Castle Hills
Level III/IV/V
Saturday
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Tap Beginner
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Studio III
Castle Hills
Beginner Ballet
Saturday
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Studio II
Castle Hills
Contemporary Jazz Fusion
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio I
Castle Hills
Beginner Stretch
Stretching exercises will focus on flexibility, mobility and injury prevention. Class goals are increased muscle control, range of motion and overall elongation of the different muscle groups.
Saturday
12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio II
Castle Hills

Lamar Elementary

Name
Days
Location
Ballet and Hip Hop
Primary Ballet - Wednesdays 3:30-4:15
Hip Hop - Wednesdays 4:30-5:15
Wednesday
3:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Lamar Elementary
Ballet ONLY
Primary Ballet is an introduction to ballet through center work exercises. Dancers will focus learning the 5 positions of the feet and arms, movement in different levels, musicality and stretching exercises. All enrolled dancers will participate in an end of year production on site at Lamar Elementary TBD May 2024.
Wednesday
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Lamar Elementary
Hip Hop ONLY
Hip hop dance is a mix of many different dance styles and includes elements from break dancing, jazz, ballet, modern and contemporary dance. It is a fusion dance genre with influences from older street dance styles created in the 1970s. Dancers will participate in this vibrant form of dance combining freestyle movements to create a cultural piece of art.
An end of term demonstration will take place at Lamar Elementary TBD May 2024.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Lamar Elementary

SABHSF

Name
Days
Location
Ballet SABHSF
Wednesday
10:30 PM to 11:15 PM
Castle Hills

2024 Spring Break Dance Camp

Name
Days
Location
2024 Spring Break Dance Camp (MONDAY)
dance, arts & crafts, dress up and sing-a-long
Monday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Castle Hills
2024 Spring Break Dance Camp (TUESDAY)
dance, arts & crafts, dress up and sing-a-long
Tuesday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Castle Hills
2024 Spring Break Dance Camp (WEDNESDAY)
dance, arts & crafts, dress up and sing-a-long
Wednesday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Castle Hills
2024 Spring Break Dance Camp (THURSDAY)
dance, arts & crafts, dress up and sing-a-long
Thursday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Castle Hills
2024 Spring Break Dance Camp (FRIDAY)
dance, arts & crafts, dress up and sing-a-long
Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Castle Hills
2024 Spring Break Dance Camp (FULL WEEK)
dance, arts & crafts, dress up and sing-a-long
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Castle Hills