Classes for Over 50s

It’s never too late to learn to dance!

These classes are a great way to socialise, keep fit and improve posture and flexibility

Whether you have danced all your life or simply want to try something new, our gentle ballet classes will keep you moving in a social and friendly class.

Timetable 2019 – 20

Over 55s classes at Northern Ballet – Drop in

10.10am – 11.25am Over 55s 3 Intermediate  
11.25am – 12.25pm Over 55s 2 Improvers  
11.15am – 12.15pm Over 55s 1 Beginners  
12.30 – 1.45pm Over 55s 3 Intermediate  

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Over 50s Satellite Courses

Classes at Maureen Williams School of Dance, LS29 9DX

Six-week beginners ballet course, register below to be the first to hear about new course dates.

10.45am – 11.45pm Over 50s 1 Beginners  

Book for a satellite class online here


Classes at Dancing House in Gomersal

Drop-in classes, £7 per class. 


10.00 – 11.00am

Over 50s 1



11.05am – 12.05pm

Over 50s 2



These classes are currently full but a waiting list is available below

Book for a place on the watiing list for Gomersal satellite classes online here


Sneak peek at the Over 55s class



Drop-in classes for all levels at Northern Ballet's studios are £7 per class; student/concessions discounts are offered at £6.50.

The price of classes at other venues varies. Please see the timetable for up-to-date information.


Classes run on a drop-in basis. Payment for classes is made on arrival but we ask dancers to book a place in the class beforehand by calling 0113 220 8000. Bookings can be made from noon on Saturdays for the week. Places in adult classes will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

What to wear

Clothing should be loose and comfortable so that you can move easily. No denim please. Dancers should wear ballet shoes or dance bare foot.

Timetable for 2019 – 20

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Information handbook

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