Learning and growing online and in-studio

In line with Government advice, The Lewis Foundation of Classical Ballet is currently, and until further notice, operating as a virtual school.

As the restrictions are lifted, we are fully prepared to transform to a hybrid model of teaching where online and offline (in-studio) will continue hand-in-hand until everyone moves to the studios.

In the meantime, find out how we have been keeping our students technically, artistically and intellectually challenged during their time at home, and join us in shaping the future through dance.

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Pre-recorded Classes

At the beginning of the lockdown, we at TLFCB decided that pre-recorded classes for our younger students, from Pre-Primary Ballet to Grade 2, would be the most advantageous way to reach out to them. Not only would it ensure that all students would be able to join the class at a time that was convenient for them at a time of upheaval, but it also allowed them to watch the video several times. The response to the classes was overwhelmingly positive, and students were encouraged to send their practice videos to the teachers for review and feedback.

Live Zoom Classes

Anticipating an extension of the first lockdown, we transformed our approach to include live Zoom classes for all students, bringing them back to their usual weekly ballet timetable and their regular teachers. Our teachers and administration work tirelessly to ensure that all students continue to develop their technique through these classes.

Live Beginners Ballet

Maintaining our vision that ballet is for everyone, we are teaching a live beginners ballet class on Zoom on Sundays at 1.30pm for all ballet enthusiasts to join. It’s never too late to start dancing. Get in touch with us for the Zoom link on 98452 80377 or on enquiries@tlfcb.org

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Crossword Puzzles and Ballet Quizzes

To keep our students inspired and active, we wanted to go beyond the movement classes and offer our students some ballet history and general knowledge as well. Want to give it a try? 

In addition, students’ knowledge and understanding of their respective syllabi and their content was tested through fun quizzes, preparing them for assessments and offering continued broad leaning at home.

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Live Instagram advanced classes

For our older students, an intermediate/advanced class was arranged on Sundays, allowing all students to join in the class. In addition, all classes from Grade 3 and above were sent weekly classes to practice at home.

BarreFit Live

To stay healthy and active during the lockdown, all students and parents are encouraged to join our live BarreFIT classes taught by Artistic Director Yana Lewis on Zoom on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11am – 12pm. These classes are suitable for dancers and non-dancers alike, with a focus on strength, alignment and flexibility.  

To attend these classes, get in touch with our administration on 9845280377 or enquiries@tlfcb.org

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Technical Tips

With the goal of maintaining our students’ technical skill through their home practice, we shared short videos focused on a specific technical detail. These videos were intended for all dancers, from Primary to Advanced, to work on small details to improve overall technique. These videos remain available on our youtube channel.

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Students’ Home Practice Features

To keep each other motivated, students have been sending their practice photos for us to share with the community.

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The Lewis Foundation of Classical Ballet is currently accepting new admissions into our online classes. When in-studio classes resume, all students who have joined us during the lockdown will be included in the regular teaching scheme adopted by the school.

To enroll, click here