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Welcome to dance and learn to dance with professionals!

 Ballet Academy is moving to the new "Tripla" Länsi-Pasila shopping mole 17.10.2019

We are offering Adult beginners ballet and advance ballet classes.

Functional training will start with professional dancer/teacher Henrik Burman from Sweden.

Lappeenranta 8.-13.7.2019 Ballet camp with special star from Hamburg ballet Carolina Aguero. Welcome to learn premium ballet and repertuar from it best!

Please ask more info from j.kirjonen@balettiakatemia.fi

 

Summer classes june and july, all summer ballet classes with professional teachers.

 

Please write to us with any question: email: j.kirjonen@balettiakatemia.fi

Studios: Rahakamarintori 3 A 00240 Länsi-Pasila. Helsinki.

Please send an application Email: j.kirjonen@balettiakatemia.fi

 

Helsinki Ballet Academy offers upscaled/high leveled classical ballet education for children, young people and adults. The education is suited for amateurs, people aiming for the dance profession and professionals.

The speciality of the school is rehearsing variations, meaning that the students get to rehearse solo sections of world famous ballets and smaller group dances in its entirety.

 

Étoile dancer Juha Kirjonen who graduated from the Vaganova-academy in St Petersburg works as the head teacher of the school. Teacher: Boris Jakolevits Bregvadze. He has worked and performed in leading ballet companies around the world and was promoted to étoile dancer at the Finnish National Ballet in 2011. In the same year he was granted the medal of the Finnish White Rose order of knighthood by the President of Finland Tarja Halonen for his long time service in Finnish cultural life.

 

Timetable 2018-2019:

 

Studio Barre: 1. floor                                 Studio Pavlova: 3. floor

 

Monday                                                         Monday

16:00-17:30 Pro2 ballet AL                       16:15-17:30 Pro1 ballet AAH

17:30-18:05 Pre ballet, 3-4v. HJ               17:30-18:30 7-9v. ballet AAH

18:05-18:50 Pre ballet 5-6v HJ                 18:30-19:45 adult ballet, beginner AAH

18:50-19:50 Pro3 contemporary JP

19:50-20:50 Pro4 contemporary JP

 

Tuesday                                                             Tuesday

15:00-16:00 Pro1 extra                                   16:15-17:45 Pro3 ballet VG

17:00-18:30 Pro2 ballet AL                            17:45-19:15 Pro4 ballet VG

18:30-20:00 adult ballet, basic level AL     19:15-20:15 Pro4 repertuar VG

 

Wednesday                                                     Wednesday

9:00-10:30 adult ballet, advance JK           16:15-17:30 Pro1 ballet AAH

17:10-17:45 Pre ballet, 3-4v. HJ                  17:45-18:45 7-9v. ballet AAH

17:45-18:30 Pre ballet 5-6v. HJ                   18:45-20:15 adult ballet, advance AAH

18:30-20:00 Pro3 ballet JK

 

Thursday                                                         Thursday

14:30-15:30 Senior ballet beginners LK     15:45-17:15 Pro2 ballet LK

15:30-16:30 Pro1 extra                                  17:15-18:45 Pro3 ballet VG

16:30-18:00 Pro4 ballet JK                          18:45-19:15 Pro3 repertuar VG

18:00-18:45 Pro4 repertuar JK

18:45-20:15 adult ballet, basic level/advance JK

 

Friday                                                               Friday

9:00-10:30 adult ballet, advance JK           16:45-18:00 Pro1 ballet AAH

15:30-16:45 Pro2 repertuar JK

16:45-18:15 Pro4 ballet JK

18:30-20:00 aik. pointe/repertuar, advance JK

 

Saturday                                                          Saturday

10:15-11:45 Pro3 ballet VG                          10:15-11:45 Pro2 ballet LK

11:45-12:30 Pro3 repertuar VG                   12:00-13:30 adult ballet, basic level LK

12:30-13:45 Pro1 ballet VG                         13:30-14:00 pointe tecnique LK

 

Aleksander Theatre, big ballet studio:

16:00-17:30 Pro4 ballet JK

17:30-19:00 Pro4 repertuar JK

 

Sunday                                                            Sunday

12:00-13:30 Pro4 ballet VG                         14:00-15:15 adult ballet, beginners HJ

13:30-14:15 Pro4 repertuar VG

 

Teachers:

AAH= Anne-Marie Ahola-Hiitola, AL= Anu Lindéll, LK= Leena Kalk, HJ= Henna Julin, VG= Victoria Golubeva, JK= Juha Kirjonen, JP= Johan Pakkanen.

 

Helsinki Ballet Academy offers INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION COACHING Innovative Ballet Master Class exclusively offers its participants courses that are run by highly qualified Ballet teachers, Dance pedagogues and jury members of International competitions. Candidates will benefit from the professional experience of the team, receiving competent and in-depth training to prepare them for international competitions such as the Prix de Lausanne, Ballet competition Jackson, Varna or Helsinki.

 

A system of expressive single elements, which is based on the careful development of different types of movements, such as positions of the feet, hands, body and head. In Classical Ballet class only the purist form can be trained. After all, art comes from "Good Base" - Ballet Class (Training) - Pointe Class - Pas de deux Class (Technique & Methodic) - Intensive Ballet Class (Technique).

 

Welcome and enjoy life of dance. Remember to have your own insurance in case of accident, we have it too :)

 

It's never too late to learn ballet. Adult ballet is a great way to get into shape and learn something new. Have you always dreamed of taking ballet classes but now feel like it's too late? Do you feel like you are too old to get into a leotard and ballet slippers? Although professional ballerinas start at an early age, it's never too late to learn ballet. Adult ballet classes offer a fun way to tone and tighten your body while learning the fundamental techniques of ballet. If you have never danced before, a beginners class would be perfect for you. Beginner classes start off at the very first steps of ballet, so there is no reason to be intimidated. If you are a former dancer and want to return to ballet after several years, you will be placed in a class depending on your fitness and skill level. Taking part in an adult ballet class is good for your body as well as your mind. Besides promoting cardiovascular fitness and good posture, ballet is very enjoyable by people of all ages. Follow your passion and try a ballet class.

 

WHAT TO WEAR? If you feel uncomfortable wearing tights and a leotard, simply wear a T-shirt and sweatpants. Make sure you wear something that allows you to move freely.

 

Ballet academy are not taking any responsibility of any kind of accident! so take care of your own insurance. We will help you to find good doctor or medical help.

 

Welcome to Helsinki Ballet Academy :)