In the age of 3.5 to 4.5 years, children are taught creative dance that prepares them to be part of the ballet class. During these classes, children work out their body, hone their spirit and stimulate their imagination while they gradually get to know rhythm, following the terminology of classical dance.
Aim of the class is the smooth transition to the enchanting world of ballet. Ballet, as an academic term, starts by the age of 6. Discipline is one of the primary goals of ballet. Without discipline, the child is unable to participate in class as part of the team created within the classroom. Ballet teaches that discipline, persistence and patience are the only means which can lead to aim achievement, no matter how difficult this may be.
It is worth mentioning that the majority of children attending ballet classes seem to be more mature concerning organizational and cooperation matters, compared to children of the same age.