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WELCOME TO ALINA BALLERINA
SCHOOL OF DANCE

MISSION STATEMENT:

 

Our mission is to illuminate the ballet world through the renowned Vaganova method. Dedicated to capturing the transformative essence of ballet, we aim to ignite and nurture a profound passion for dance within each student. Drawing from elite techniques that have shaped the world's premier ballet dancers, we offer an unmatched learning environment. What sets us distinctly apart is our exclusive focus on the esteemed Vaganova method, a rarity among studios. Additionally, we introduce students to a diverse range of dance disciplines, ensuring our school stands unparalleled in delivering a comprehensive dance education.

ABOUT THE VAGANOVA METHOD:

 

The Vaganova Method, crafted by Russian ballet dancer and teacher Agrippina Vaganova, is a classical ballet training system renowned for its emphasis on a robust technical foundation. This method prioritizes achieving a harmonious balance between expressive artistry and precise technique. Key principles encompass classical foundations, gradual difficulty progression, coordination of movement, proper execution of demi-plié and full-plié, and a focus on port de bras (arm movements). Dancers trained in the Vaganova Method are distinguished for their technical precision, strength, and expressive qualities.

WHY CHOOSE OUR SCHOOL?

 

Selecting our dance school means embracing the Vaganova method alongside other dance styles, providing students with a comprehensive, versatile, and innovative training experience. This approach cultivates well-rounded dancers equipped with the skills, versatility, and creativity to excel across various dance genres, preparing them for future professional opportunities.

Testimonials

"Alina Ballerina is extremely professional and talented. Her creativity and effort is obvious in all of the activities. She is very knowledgeable and goes above and beyond with her teaching!"

Lindsay H.

"Alina is such a creative and adaptable dance instructor! She offers an amazing balance of discipline, creativity and fun that are the perfect combination of an excellent ballet experience!"

Gabriela L.

"My daughter's figure skating coaches have noticed a difference in how she moves on the ice, specifically her posture and turn out."

Sara G.

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