Community Division 

Offering dance and fitness class options for teens and adults on a flexible, drop-in basis. Sign up online through MindBody.com or download the app!

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Class capacities are limited, please note registration in advance is required.

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New In-studio Classes!

  • Monday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. – Barre Fitness with Marcie
  • Monday,  6-7 p.m. – Barre Fitness with Kristy
  • Monday, 7-8 p.m. – Pilates with Kristy
  • Monday, 6:30-8 p.m. – Beginning Ballet with Madeline Gradle
  • Monday, 6:45-8:15 p.m. – Intermediate Ballet with Lea
  • Tuesday, 9:30-11 a.m. – Intermediate Ballet with Elise
  • Tuesday, 12-12:45 p.m. – Barre Fitness with Marcie
  • Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. – Beginning Ballet with Ellie
  • Tuesday, 8-8:30 p.m. – Beginning Pointe with Ellie
  • Wednesday, 12-12:45 p.m. – Pilates with Kristy
  • Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Contemporary with Jamie
  • Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. – Beginning Ballet with Jonathan
  • Wednesday, 7-8 p.m. – Barre Fitness with Marcie
  • Wednesday, 8-8:30 p.m. – Core Conditioning with Marcie
  • Thursday, 9-10 a.m. – Pilates with Ellie
  • Thursday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Contemporary with Jamie
  • Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m. – Intermediate Ballet with Allie
  • Thursday, 6:30-7:45 p.m. – Ballet 101 with Kerra
  • Friday, 9:30-11 a.m. – Intermediate Ballet with Lea
  • Friday, 6:30-8 p.m. – Intermediate Ballet with Madeline
  • Friday, 8-8:30 p.m. – Beginning Pointe with Madeline
  • Saturday, 8:30-9 a.m. – Core Conditioning with Marcie
  • Saturday, 10:30-12 p.m. – Intermediate Ballet with Jonathan

Please note that the Community Division Dance and Fitness classes will not be offering virtual classes for the time being.

PBT School is also offering online guided private instruction from certified instructors through carefully crafted, unique exercises. For pricing information and to schedule an online private session, contact the School Office at pbtschool@pittsburghballet.org.

How coronavirus (COVID-19) affects Community Division:

The Community Division will begin the fall schedule on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021! Please review the Safety Protocols & Procedures and the Visual Guidelines linked below. These will outline the safety measures PBT School has put in place and will give a better understanding of the adapted experience at the studios.

SAFETY PROTOCOLS AND PROCEDURES FOR PBT STUDIO CLASSES

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AND PROCEDURES

VISUAL GUIDELINES

Class Schedule *Schedule may change from week to week. Always check mindbody for the most up-to-date schedule.


Ballet

Brush up your battements at the barre or learn plié for the first time in our Beginner–Advanced ballet classes. Find strength and grace through the classic art form in the place where ballet is at the heart of all we do.

Ballet 101

Ballet 101 is a 10 class series designed for the absolute beginner to learn the fundamental positions, basic techniques and terminology of classical ballet. No dance experience is necessary, and exercises can be modified for all fitness levels. Suggested attire: comfortable, fitted athletic attire. Socks or ballet slippers.

Beginning Ballet

Beginning Ballet is designed for the adult student, who has little or no prior ballet experience or is easing back into ballet. Each class begins at barre and ends with a vigorous series of ballet combinations at center. Classes feature live piano accompaniment. Suggested attire: comfortable, fitted athletic attire. Socks or ballet slippers.

Intermediate Ballet

Intermediate classes require prior ballet experience. Students will learn new combinations and expand their movement vocabulary from the beginning level. Classes feature live piano accompaniment. Suggested attire: comfortable, fitted athletic attire. Socks or ballet slippers.

Advanced Ballet

Advanced classes require prior ballet experience. Students will build increasingly complex combinations at barre and center. Classes feature live piano accompaniment. Suggested attire: comfortable, fitted athletic attire. Socks or ballet slippers.

Ballet Pricing

Dance Fitness

Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or a fitness enthusiast, ballet-based fitness works all the major muscle groups, burns calories and builds lean muscle — all in an uplifting environment.

Contemporary/Jazz (Offered In Studio)

This open level contemporary class will investigate concepts of contemporary jazz and modern techniques through warm-up, floor exercises and combinations. Modifications will be given to accommodate various skill and comfort levels. Suggested attire: comfortable exercise apparel with socks or jazz shoes. 

PBT Barre Fitness (Offered In Studio and Virtually)

Step up to the barre for a challenging workout that combines the principles of ballet with strength-training and sculpting exercises, cardio and stretching. Suggested attire: comfortable exercise apparel with sticky socks or ballet slippers.

Pilates Mat (Currently offered virtually)

Pilates provides a systematic workout to increase range of motion, strength, flexibility, and alignment. Mats are provided, but it is recommended to bring your own. Must be able to freely move up and down from the floor. Suggested attire: comfortable fitness attire and socks. 

Dance Fitness Pricing

Express Classes

Exercise strength, agility and flexibility through these express classes with shorter class times to keep exercise a part of your busy schedule or to get a taste of our full-length dance and fitness programs.

Beginning Pointe

Students learn pointe work essentials and begin integrating it in their center combinations. Classes feature live piano accompaniment. Students must receive instructor endorsement before beginning en pointe. Class duration is 30 minutes. Suggested attire: comfortable, fitted athletic attire. Socks or ballet slippers. Pointe shoes required.

Core Conditioning (Currently offered virtually)

For dancers, building a strong core is key to optimal performance. This 30-minute express class focuses on strengthening abdominal and lower back muscles with Pilates-based exercises. Suitable for all fitness levels. Suggested attire: comfortable, fitted athletic attire and socks.

Express Class Pricing

Workshops

Our workshops provide a multitude of experiences from new certification training in Pilates to story ballet-themed dance workshops. Workshops are led by faculty and guest artists with professional backgrounds and years of experience in their fields. Check back here and online at MindBody.com for upcoming workshops.

Current Workshops

Studio Etiquette