Doll + Me Ballet: Swan Lake
Bring a favorite doll and dance along to the story of the world's most famous ballet
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With the help of a doll or stuffy, learners will pique and plie through Swan Lake: a glamorous tale that unfolds in an enchanted Russian forest. We will begin with a lite technical warm up that includes an introduction to French ballet terminology, then move on to dancer + doll partner stretches. After reading James Mayhew's picture book Ella Bella Ballerina and Swan Lake, we will pause to discuss and ensure the story is clear, as narrative ballets can sometimes be murky. The remainder of...
This class includes music appreciation, a literature discussion, guided self expression activities, and foundational ballet movements. It aims to be a well rounded, multi faceted experience of the culture of ballet, not just the steps.
I teach doll + me yoga here in Chicago, and have led creative ballet programming in schools, daycares, and community centers for nearly a decade.
Bring a doll or stuffy. American Girl style posable dolls will be easiest, but anything is fine.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Please ensure dancers have a few feet to move safely in all directions. Dancers will be most successful in stretchy clothing they are comfortable in: leggings, t-shirts, leotards, tights, shorts, etc. Socks or ballet shoes recommended
Miss MackBallet & Yoga & Travel & Books
297 total reviews
237 completed classes
I teach ballet, yoga, tap dance, and hip hop, primarily to the under 8 crowd. Kiddos get to contribute a lot of their own ideas in my classes, and I care very much that their experiences are multifaceted: we’ll always explore stories and cultural...