Instructor: Heather Solisz Dates: September 17 through November 28, Mondays and Wednesday Last Date for Student to Join Class: registration can be ongoing Time: 5:15-6:45 Mondays and Wednesdays Costs: $7.50 a class member rate/$11.25 a class non-member rate Or you can pay for 12 classes at a time: September 17th – October 24th October 29th- November 28th Rate: $90.00 for members/ 135.00 for Non-members Discount: Sign up for all 22 classes and pay $145.00 members/$217.00 (saving you $20.00) Location: Ballet Studio Supplies: Ballet attire and ballet shoes (flat) Age Requirements: 14 through 144 Skill Level Requirements: previous dance experience required Minimum number of students: 3 Max # of Students: 12 Course Description: Intermediate Ballet for Teens and Adults is offered for dancers with previous training, and will expand dancers’ range of motion, core strength, musicality, and grace. Taught by a former Principal Dancer, this class will be based on Classical Ballet technique. Students will hone concepts of focus, individual and ensemble movement, speed, fluidity, and endurance. Intermediate Ballet class will build on previously learned classical ballet technique and expand students’ dance vocabulary and technical level. This class will be based on Russian Ballet technique using French terms, and will begin at the barre and move to center. Depending on skill of students a full class will consist of 45 minutes at the barre, then 45 minutes in the center working towards grande allegro, or big jumps. New to Crossroads- Heather Solisz— Heather Wallace Solisz grew up in Southern California and began her professional ballet career with BalletMet in Ohio. She then joined Eugene Ballet Company where she worked her way from Apprentice to Principal dancer, making her debut as Odette/Odile in Swan Lake. Over the nine years in Eugene Ballet she danced leading roles in classical ballets including The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and Cinderella, as well as in numerous contemporary and original pieces. Heather has performed as a part of the Oregon Bach Festival as well as the Oregon Festival of American Music. As a classical ballet instructor, she has taught at numerous ballet schools including Ballet Idaho, Eugene Ballet Academy, Rachel's School of Dance in Klamath Falls, and in her hometown of Ventura, California. She is enjoying spending time with family in Baker City with her two young children while her husband is overseas.