10 Weekly Dance Lessons for One or Two Kids at Zemskov Dance Academy (74% Off)

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Professional dancer at 2,240-square-foot studio teaches kids the basics of ballet, jazz, tap, modern, and more

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Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Not valid for clients active within the past 6 month(s). Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Must activate by expiration date on your Groupon, classes expire 8 weeks from activation date. Reservation required. Must be 2 or older. Must sign waiver. All classes must be used by same person. May redeem across visits. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $39 for 10 weekly dance lessons for one kid ($150 value)
  • $79 for 10 weekly dance lessons for two kids ($300 value)

Ballet Slippers: Training for the Toes

Ballerinas exude grace from the toe up, thanks to their special footwear. Before you point your toes, check out Groupon’s overview to make sure the shoe fits the dance.

Most ballerinas dream of gliding effortlessly across a stage on the very tips of their toes, but they all step into their first ballet class with their feet flat on the ground. Before a dancer can rise up on her first pair of toe shoes (which generally happens around age 12 after years of classes and levitation spells) she must train in simple ballet slippers. The thin, flexible footwear allows dancers to memorize the feeling of their feet on the floor as they learn to form the correct movements and build up muscle strength. The slippers’ suede soles give dancers more traction than socks, but allow much more glide than bare feet.

There are two main factors to consider when shopping for ballet slippers: material and sole type. Delicate satin slippers may look lovely, but they’re usually reserved for special performances, since satin is neither stretchy nor durable enough for everyday use. Some dancers start with slippers made of canvas, as these shoes are durable, comfortable, and affordable, though many prefer the rigidity of leather—thought to increase foot strength—despite its higher price tag. The next choice is between full soles and split soles. Split soles, which separate the heel and toe area, provide more flexibility for pointed feet. However, beginning dancers often opt for full soles, which stretch from toe to heel and provide more resistance, building up strength with every flex of the foot.

No matter what slipper you choose, it should fit your foot like a glove or thumbless mitten, so that your toes can sit flat with no extra room at the tip. Before your first class, it’s a good idea to call ahead and ask what shoes would be appropriate to wear. The instructor may be able to suggest a few brands, or even tell you the color of shoe that the studio prefers.

Customer Reviews

Daughter had a great time in her cases
Selene A. · September 13, 2016
Very pleasant staff. Can't wait to see how The girls do!
LeAnn Z. · July 21, 2016
Such a fantastic atmosphere and activity for our 2.7 years old daughter! We drive from The other side of town to attend to the classes,cuz we LOVE it! Dmitriy is a really professional ballet dancer and our teatcher Miss.Iryna is a real gem :) kids love her.Highly recommended for every little ballerina)
Mariana S. · July 16, 2016
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