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.

Open class timetable September 2018 – July 2019

Classes at Northern Ballet, Leeds, LS2 7PA

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

Classes at Dancing House in Gomersal

Drop-in classes, £6 per class

Mon
10.00 – 11.00am Over 50s 1 Beginners  
11.05am – 12.05pm Over 50s 2 Improvers  
12.15 – 1.15pm Over 50s 2 Improvers  

Classes at The Dance Mill in Halifax

Six-week beginners ballet course, enquire at academy@northernballet.com to be the first to hear about new course dates.

Mon
10.00 – 11.00am Over 50s 1 Beginners  

Classes at Maureen Williams School of Dance, LS29 9DX

Six-week beginners ballet course, enquire at academy@northernballet.com to be the first to hear about new course dates.

Wed
11.45am – 12.45pm Over 50s 1 Beginners  

Class Registration Form (PDF)

Sneak peek at the Over 55s class

Registration

Download the registration form or call the Academy on 0113 220 8000.

Cost

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.

Attendance

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.

Information handbook

Download the handbook as a PDF (699KB)

Wed 27 Jun 2018
Back by popular demand we have a number of additional Over 55s and Adult Drop-in classes taking place over summer. …
Tue 1 May 2018
Former Northern Ballet Soloist Jessica Morgan will run a four week course, ‘BarreFit – Get fit for the Summer’ adult class. …
Mon 30 Apr 2018
This August, the Academy of Northern Ballet’s International Senior Summer School gives participants an invaluable insight into the life of a professional dancer. …