Explore ballet terminology, develop an aesthetic understanding of the art of traditional ballet positions and move gracefully to a classical soundtrack. This class allows you the time and space to discover the correct ballet techniques and alignment that you will be able to use to challenge your barre workouts.
Starting September 18, 2022
Tamara Manukovskaya and Ruslan Amrayev carefully train each student using personalized correction to ensure superior technical skill and beautifully expressive dancing. They use the classical ballet method that provides technical excellence and versatility, while also being body-friendly and minimizing the risk of injury. Dancers can use it to adapt to a variety of different dance techniques and styles as needed.
Tamara Manukovskaya started her training at the Bolshoi Academy of Ballet in Moscow. Upon graduation, she joined the world-renowned Grigorovich Ballet Company and later the Renaissance Ballet Company of North Carolina. She performed as a soloist in many stage productions and also worked as a troupe choreographer. After years of a professional dancing Tamara successfully transitioned to a full time teaching career. Her experience allows her to bring out the best in dancers of all ages, beginners and aspiring professionals alike.
Ruslan Amrayev was born in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and received his ballet training from A. Seleznev Choreographic Academy of Almaty. After graduating with honors from the school, he was a principal dancer with the National Opera and Ballet House in Almaty, where he danced in many productions including Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Badhchisarai Fountain, Taras Bulba, and Legend of Love. Ruslan then danced in the National Ballet of Sergey and Elena Radchenko. Currently, he is working as an impresario and organizer with the Alan Bars Group, the largest production company in Kazakhstan. The company hosts the most significant and important concerts and ballet festivals inside the country as well as the international arena.
Bring a pair of non-grip socks or ballet slippers.
- MEMBERS – $20
- NON-MEMBERS – $30
Reserve your spot by phone 703-444-2800 or [email protected]. Space is limited!