Inga George

Classical Ballet & Pointe technique

Classes

Minimum age: 16 (12+ as long as they have prior experience)

Monday: Classical Ballet

  • Level: Beginner
  • Time: 19:30 – 21:00
  • Fee in studio: £14
  • Online: £7

    Wednesday: Classical Ballet

    • Level: Intermediate
    • Time: 14:30 – 16.00
    • Fee: £12

Thursday: Classical Ballet

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Time: 11:30 – 13:00
  • Fee: £12
  • Online £7

Friday: Classical Ballet

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Time: 17:30 – 19:00
  • Fee: £14

Friday: Pointe Technique

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Time: 19:00 – 20:00
  • Fee: £14

Friday: Pointe Technique

  • Level: Beginner
  • Time: 20.00-21.00
  • Fee: £14

Classes bookable HERE from one week ahead.

Biography

Inga is a fully qualified teacher with IDTA qualifications, she has been teaching classical ballet over 20 years from professionals to beginners alike. Having graduated V. Chabukiani state ballet academy with a distinction she then joined Z. Paliashvili State Opera and Baller House where she danced for many years. Inga has performed and been involved in many famous Ballets such as Swan Lake, Gieselle, sleeping beauty, Porgy and Bess, George Balanchine’s serenade etc. She has toured with the company in Moscow, Finland, Kirov Baller, Bolshoi Ballet and many more. Finally she also as credits working with a number of famous choreographers such as V. Chabukiani, G. Alexidze, M. Lavrovski and A. Plisedski.

Inga later started teaching classical ballet at V. Chabukiani state ballet school were she spent 8 years. Later in her career she was appointed as an assistant to artistic director of the school. She was involved in administration decisions, admission and judging panel, since relocating to London she has been teaching anyone who wants to learn and has passion for Ballet

Class Description

Classical Ballet (Beginners)

This class focuses on key movement principles of ballet with emphasis on correct placement, alignment, turn out and épaulement, seeking always to allow these to arise through a developing sense of movement. The forms of the steps and slow tempos are an excellent way of developing the use of the body, legs, and feet. The concentration of the beginner class exercises based on the Vaganova method is characterized by a particular musicality, precision of movement, and clarity of line.

Classical Ballet (Intermediate)

A moving class created for students with previous ballet experience and familiarity with ballet terminology. Progress through barre and center work designed to increase strength, flexibility, and technique and dance through graceful combinations. Special attention to epaulement (turning of the shoulders and upper body), correct training of the arms (port de bras), fluidity, placement, coordination with the head and all movements and precise coordination of the whole body, working as one unit.

Recommended for those with around one year’s worth of knowledge of basic ballet steps or for returning students looking to go back to the basics.

Pointe Technique (Beginners)

This class is for adult students who are ready to strengthen their feet in preparation for pointe or in their first or second year of pointe. Class includes a basic pointe barre and for those who are ready, basic centre pointe work.

Pointe Technique (Intermediate)

This class builds from the Beginners Pointe and works on more challenging steps including turns from the corner, relevés on one leg in the centre and enchaînements including pirouettes and fouettés.

“Great class for building up robust foundations for higher levels.” Yvonne P