Ballet, Somatic pilates, Fysical training and Contemporary dance for children and adult`s

Time table you can see under the  "Schedule" page.

New studios in Mall of Tripla

We have new and wonderful studios in Tripla. Entrance "Down under", P4 level. Studios are big and high. 

Studio Barre

Studio Nurre

Welcome to dance and learn to dance with professionals!

We are offering Adult beginners ballet and advance ballet classes.

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

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

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Address: Firdo street 2 00520 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.




AAH= Anne-Marie Ahola-Hiitola, Henrik Burman, PI=Petia Ilieva, LK= Leena Kalk, HJ= Henna Julin, VG= Victoria Golubeva, JK= Juha Kirjonen, Nina Pastel, 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 :)