Why do you want your child to learn ballet?
For the physical exercise leading to good posture and strong bodies
Discipline of mind and body
Focus and concentration
The joy of moving to beautiful music
Because they say they do
Are you prepared for the following?
Making sure your child attends regulary
Being on time
Committing to a long enough period so that the child, together with the parent is able to make an informed decision based on knowledge
Being part of the learning process, especially in the beginning
Prepared for the financial commitment
But what school or teacher will suit your child? This is possibly the most critical area of all.
Does the school have an ethos of reliability, experience and commitment to the work they are doing.
Are parents welcome to watch a first class before making a decision
Is the class conducted in a firm but gentle manner?
Do the children look happy and attentive?