This class introduces young children to classical ballet techniques in a supportive atmosphere. Each class includes exercises at the barre, learning primary classical positions, steps, turns and movement combinations and free dancing with scarves. The Spring session will finish with a recital and the children will be required to buy a costume for this event. The deadline to register for Spring and to pay the costume fee of $48 is 1/15/13. Dancers who do not meet the deadline are not guaranteed a spot in the recital session. Children should wear a simple leotard with tights and ballet shoes for class. Spring recital date: Sunday, May 18 at 2pm. For questions about the recital or the class please contact Matrisha at email@example.com. INSTRUCTOR: Matrisha Person is trained in Ballet, Modern Dance and Theater Arts. She has been teaching dance to young children throughout the Bay Area for over 15 years. With her creative and nurturing teaching technique, she inspires children to dance and learn while having fun. Visit her website: www.matrishadance.com.