South Portland rec offers ballet classes


SOUTH PORTLAND – Starting this week, the South Portland Parks and Recreation Department will offer ballet classes for kids ages 4-5 and 6-7. Register online at or go to the Community Center to register in person

This class is designed to introduce children to the fundamentals of ballet by emphasizing the essential elements needed to build a strong foundation in dance. The class focuses on grace in movement, coordination, proper body alignment, balance, strength and basic ballet steps. The cost of the class is $80 for residents and ballet slippers are optional.